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Munford Volleyball makes push for top spot in district

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Lady Cardinals were flying high coming into last Thursday’s showdown on the campus of Munford High School. Waiting on the top team in the district were the host Munford Lady Cougars. Also in the Munford Gymnasium that night was a large crowd ready to celebrate Senior Night for Tealiyah […]

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Happy 99th Birthday JC

Star Staff Reports J.C. Floyd celebrated his 99th birthday, at Lucy Baptist Church, on Sept . 1 with more than 100 friends and family members. James Casey (JC) Floyd is the eighth of 10 children born to Richard Perry and Carrie Durham Floyd, September 8, 1919, in Tishomingo, Miss. His last sibling, Gaye Grimes, passed two years […]

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Catching Up With The Joneses: Longtime Millington business Jones Orchard still blooming in 78th year

By Thomas Sellers Jr. These days the tangy aroma of salsa and stewed tomatoes greets a patron to Jones Orchard’s Highway 51 location. For nearly eight decades, thousands of customers have made the trip to one of the Jones family’s locations, smelling the seasonal fruits and vegetables, touching the pick-of-the-day, eyeballing the variety of homemade […]

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The Season 2018: Trojans @ Raleigh-Egypt

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The Lone Ranger

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- The Trendsetters: Ranking the best theme songs of 1950s & 60s television

By Thomas Sellers Jr. I think I am prepared to take on my greatest challenge of The Best Sellers’ List column. When I ran an idea by my colleagues Carolyn Bahm and Graham Sweeney recently, they both started laughing. My plan was to write about my favorite 10 television theme songs of all time. Carolyn […]

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2018 Tipton-Rosemark Academy coaching staff with Head Coach Collin Pinner

SPORTS ALERT: TRA moves into the Power 10, Germantown remains on top

The Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Rankings The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible. Each week throughout the 2018 see how the poll shakes out. Here are the rankings heading into Week 7. WEEK SEVEN 1. Germantown (6-0) (W 49-0 vs. Douglass) […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Pharaohs edge Trojans in sloppy conditions

SPORTS ALERT: Pharaohs edge Trojans in sloppy conditions

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The rain soaked turf of Raleigh-Egypt Stadium was mixed with sweat from both the host Pharaohs and visiting Millington Trojans. By the end of Friday night, Trojan tears got into the muddy mixture of the field with Raleigh-Egypt pulling out a 12-10 victory. “When you mix inexperienced guys in […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Pharaohs edge Trojans in the slop and mud

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The rain soaked turf of Raleigh-Egypt Stadium was mixed with sweat from both the host Pharaohs and visiting Millington Trojans. By the end of Friday night, Trojan tears got into the muddy mixture of the field with Raleigh-Egypt pulling out a 12-10 victory. “When you mix inexperienced guys in […]

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Pop’s Comfort Kitchen, a new member of the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce, held a ribbon cutting on Sept. 13. The restaurant is open daily at 2990 Kirby-Whitten Parkway, Suite 107, Bartlett (next to Kroger).

Pop’s Comfort Kitchen dishes out home cooking in Bartlett

By Carolyn Bahm If you miss home cooking but don’t feel like tying on an apron, you can always stop by Pop’s Comfort Kitchen in Bartlett for a generous plateful. Most main dishes are in the $8 to $13 range, and the daily specials feature such favorites as turkey and dressing, fried chicken livers, country […]

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D.L. Hughley speaks at the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards Luncheon in May 2013.

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Laughing Matter: Ranking the best comics from film, TV and stage

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The winter blues are around the corner. When the leaves finally fall off the trees and the temperatures are near freezing, we will need things to pass the time. We’ll need to find avenue toward happiness and joy with the shorter days and cold rain. One of the best ways to […]

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