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Law Lessons: Trojan Wrestling legend returns to help current group during preseason

By Thomas Sellers Jr. “The Law” rolled back into town on Nov. 3 looking for the Millington Trojan wrestlers. Trojan Head Wrestling Coach Bill Richardson was all too happy for “The Law” Brian Hall to visit the Trojan Wrestling Gym on the campus of the Millington Civic Center. Hall, a Trojan Wrestling legend, came back […]

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In this iconic scene, Happy Gilmore has a legendary confrontation with his Pro-Am partner, Bob Barker.

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- A Laughing Matter: Ranking my best side-busting comedy movies of all time

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ’Tis the season to have joy and laughter. As Thanksgiving is a week away and Christmas little more than a month away, I’m going to suggest a few comedies for you guys to enjoy. I must admit most of my favorite comedy movies of all time are adult based. They are […]

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David Peel

Did you know?

By David Peel A traffic ticket does not actually decide fault in a crash. The ticket is not even admissible in a civil trial. The dashes in the highway separating the lanes are the same length as a basketball rim’s height! (This one is so surprising I actually titled my first book “Two feet or […]

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The Dexcom G6 family of products includes, in the back row from left, the sensor applicator, a receiver (which displays blood sugar information when the patient doesn’t use a smartphone) and Android and iPhone phones with the app. In the front row are the small purple-rimmed sensor worn on the abdomen, and Android and Apple watches with apps that display blood sugar information.

Living Up to Her Name: Diabetes technology normalizes life for active Arlington teen

By Carolyn Bahm Ragan Strong plays hard and works hard as an Arlington teen — balancing school, competitive cheerleading and life in general with close monitoring of her celiac disease and Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder in which the body does not produce insulin on its own, so people with […]

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All-Region 8-5A for 2018 Football Season

Most Valuable Player- Marshun Douglas (Kirby) Offensive Player of the Year- Quincy Casey (Ridgeway) Defensive Player of the Year- Joshua Bean (Southwind) Coach of the Year- Chester Flowers (Kirby) First Team Offense QB-Jaden Johnson (Kirby) RB-Ja’Shawn Adell (Munford) RB-Macarez Chatman (Overton) RB-Steve Guy (Southwind) WR-Daniel King (Ridgeway) WR-Kieonte Newson (Brighton) WR-Crisshun Robinson (Kirby) TE-Jaylen Norphlet […]

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All-Region 8-4A for 2018 Football Season

Offensive Player of the Year- Mike Cashaw (Craigmont) Defensive Player of the Year- Kyle Lindley (Millington) Coach of the Year- Chris Michael (Millington) First Team Offense QB-Tommy Clifton (Millington) RB-Mike Cashaw (Craigmont) RB-Jer’fonzo Smith (Millington) WR-Brandon Johnson (Craigmont) WR-Corey Smith (Millington) WR-Wilzarius Terry (Fayette Ware) WR-Eddie Macklin (Millington) TE-Trenton Hubbard (Fayette Ware) OL-Josh Johnson (Craigmont) […]

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Tim Packman

Tim Packman named Memphis International Raceway President

Star Staff Reports Memphis International Raceway (MIR) and parent company IRG Sports + Entertainment, announce motorsports industry veteran Tim Packman as the sports venues’ new president. Packman brings nearly 20 years of facility management, event marketing and communications experience to the raceway. “I am humbled and honored to lead Memphis International Raceway into its next […]

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MCHS Yearbook Alyssa Ayers

Ayers of Confidence

Earlier this school year, Millington Central High School Yearbook advisor Katherine Watkins invited The Millington Star editor Thomas Sellers Jr. to class to teach about the use of digital cameras and Photoshop. Sellers has assisted 2018-19 Yearbook editor Alyssa Ayers since she was the design editor. Ayers poses with Sellers at the conclusion of class. […]

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Open auditions for ‘Rehearsal for Murder’ at Playhouse 51 in December

Star Staff Reports An open audition for Rehearsal for Murder at Playhouse 51 will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m.-noon, and Sunday, Dec. 2 from 7-9 p.m. Performance dates will be in 2019 on March 1, 2, 3, and 8, 9 and 10 Playhouse 51 is looking for nine men, ages 18 […]

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By George, He’s Got It! MCHS honors Odum with retirement of No. 5 jersey

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The No. 5 Millington Trojan Football jersey would become the fifth in school history to be retired for a player. Friday night, Indianapolis Colts rookie George Odum walked back onto the turf of Mooney Bosewell Field under the lights for the first time since 2012, his senior year. Odum was greeted […]

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