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Defense Wins: New-look Cards shuts down Trojans to earn victory Flying High: Lady Cardinals taking flight to higher grounds in 2018-19 Humane Haley: Constamment teammate Simpson earns her spot at Delta State MATCH OF THE NIGHT: Trojan Wrestling has intense moments against Kingsbury Falcons Megan Milestone: TRA junior reaches 1,000-club and becomes all-time leading scorer all in the same week
 
Trojan senior guard Cameron Craft elevates in the lane against a pair of Brighton defenders during last Friday night's game in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Defense Wins: New-look Cards shuts down Trojans to earn victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In his decorated coaching career, Stan Gatlin has seen All-State, All-Region and college level players graduate from his programs. Some of the names were LaTesa McLaughlin, Jasmine Newsome and Tra Cooper. Added to the list from 2017-18 are the trio of Aaron Alston, Zach Lewis and Tae’lyr Gatlin. Now Brighton and […]

Millington guard Alexis Jones tries to beat Brighton Lady Cardinal Sylvia "Bug" Jones to a loose ball during last Friday night's game in the William Osteen Gymnasium in Millington.

Flying High: Lady Cardinals taking flight to higher grounds in 2018-19

By Thomas Sellers Jr. What the Brighton Lady Cardinals are experiencing at the beginning of the 2018-19 season is new to the program and their third-year Head Coach David Wampler. Brighton entered Friday night’s contest against the Millington Lady Trojans in the William Osteen Gymnasium with a 4-0 record. Trying to adjust to winning in […]

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Humane Haley: Constamment teammate Simpson earns her spot at Delta State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Lady Cardinal Softball program has been the most successful program in the school’s history. Multiple trips to State, several All-State players, numerous wins and a multitude of champions to go along with countless college signees. The architect of the program and its rich history said latest Lady Cardinal to […]

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MATCH OF THE NIGHT: Trojan Wrestling has intense moments against Kingsbury Falcons

By Thomas Sellers Jr. One of the longest traditions at a wrestling tournament is the award of “Match of the Night.” If the prize was being handed out Nov. 27 in the Millington Wrestling Gymnasium on the campus of the Civic Center, Millington Trojan Jayden Monroy vs. Kingsbury Falcon Genaro Salazar would have been the […]

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Megan Milestone: TRA junior reaches 1,000-club and becomes all-time leading scorer all in the same week

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A piece of Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebel Basketball history took place in Mississippi on Nov. 27. When TRA junior guard Megan Sanfratello stepped to the line against the Magnolia Heights, she set at 999 career points. “I was at the free throw line and I had missed like every single free […]

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Finding Their Stitch

Prior to Thanksgiving, Twice As Nice Boutique & Embroidery opened in Millington near the Shoppes of Millington Farms. A pair of Tipton County women want to bring a dual service to the Millington and South Tipton areas.  Ashley Null and Patsy Patricio put their minds and creativity together to form Twice As Nice Boutique & […]

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Tipton-Rosemark Academy sophomore guard Brianna Hall avoids a Bartlett double-team attempt to create a fast break chance for the Lady Rebels during last Thursday's game in the TRA Gymnasium.

Crossing Paths: Lady Panthers get a tough lesson from established Lady Rebels

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Tipton-Rosemark Academy Head Coach Cameron Pridemore knows what Jasmine James is going through this season. Just a couple of years ago, Pridemore inherited a Lady Rebel program full of young talent and raw potential. Last season TRA reached Sub-State and entered this campaign with high expectations in Division II-A. Meanwhile, the […]

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Dudley Moore and David Huddleston (as Santa) take an almost biographical look into the life of the jolly old elf in the 1985 flick, “Santa Claus: The Movie.”

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Holiday Movie Classics: From the reason for the season to Jolly St. Nick, ranking the best films

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Thanks to the women in my life, I am tired of Christmas movies at this point. The first week in December is barely over and I can’t take another Lifetime or Hallmark network movie. I swear my mom has been watching those cheesy flicks since July. I can’t take another “Jingle […]

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2019 Millington Star Reader’s Choice

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Old Millington Winery owners Perry and Carrie Welch celebrate another award receiving an Top Honor in Tennessee.

Wines of the South: Old Millington Winery receives a Top Honor

Star Staff Reports For the seventeenth year, the University of Tennessee Food Science Department hosted the Wines of the South regional wine competition in October. Forty-seven wineries from eight states competed against one another in categories such as rosé and blush, red, sparkling, white and cider. Seven of the top “best of” awards went to […]

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Battle of the Blues 2018

The first Battle of the Blues benefiting the Millington Crisis Center was held Nov. 3 on the grounds of USA Stadium in Millington. The Crisis Center staff would like to give a special thanks to sponsors for making it possible, Patriot Bank, Huey’s, Ivy Multimedia, Olympic Steak and Pizza, Homer Skelton Ford Millington, Millington Area […]

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Ali Gover signing to Delta State

2018 National Signing Day- Best Ali: Tipton County three-sport standout lands college softball scholarship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Any person who has ever participated in three high school sports at the same time knows managing time is crucial. Throw in classwork, extra-curricular activities and homework, the average teenager could easily become overwhelmed. Tipton County standout athlete Ali Gover knows the task from playing on the varsity levels of volleyball, […]

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Casting Call: Open auditions for Rehearsal for Murder at Playhouse 51 this weekend

Star Staff Reports Open auditions for Rehearsal for Murder at Playhouse 51 will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon, and Sunday, Dec. 2 from 7-9 p.m. Performance dates will be March 1, 2, 3, and 8, 9, & 10 Playhouse 51 is looking for 9 men, ages 18 and up, […]

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Memphians know it’s really the Christmas season when they see the familiar holiday lighting at the First Tennessee Building at 165 Madison Ave. Construction on the 332-foot-tall skyscraper began in 1961 and was completed in 1964. It has three floors below ground and 25 above. The bank also has an inside display worth checking out: Near the tellers’ row, there’s an enormous tree made of potted poinsettia plants (a great background for a quick Christmas selfie).

THE BEST SELLERS LIST- You know it’s Christmas in Memphis when… Ranking my top 10 Bluff City holiday traditions

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Thanksgiving and Black Friday are freshly in the rearview mirror of 2018. Now we are immersed in the Holiday Season 2018. Christmas parades, office parties and seasonal galas are just around the corner. These are clear signs Christmas are near. As a native, lifelong Memphian, I look forward to certain traditions […]

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Winning the case when you got the ticket

By David Peel One of the most common myths about car accidents is that the ticket establishes fault for the crash. In fact, the ticket is not even admissible in the civil case for damages. Don’t get me wrong that’s all that matters in the traffic court. So, for instance, if you got a ticket […]

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