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SPORTS ALERT: Pharaohs edge Trojans in sloppy conditions The Season 2018: Snapshots Trojans vs. St. Benedict Cougars dominate the ground for victory over Wildcats Instant Classic: Lady Eagles display heart in comeback victory over TRA MIDWAY REPORT: Rebels on hot streak winning three in row
 
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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The Season 2018: Snapshots Trojans vs. St. Benedict

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Cougars dominate the ground for victory over Wildcats

By Bill Sorrell ARLINGTON — Munford head football coach Nick Markle can’t read his team like a book. “You can never get a read on them. When I think they are ready to play, they are not. When I don’t think they are ready to play they usually are. They keep me on my toes. […]

"The Test" Sarah Allyn Thornell returns a service with a volley against ECS last week in the ECS Gymnasium for the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels.

Instant Classic: Lady Eagles display heart in comeback victory over TRA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA — The fifth and deciding set being tied four times and having three lead changes after the score was 12-11 was a synopsis of the night in the ECS Gymnasium. The visiting Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels were moments away from victory jumping ahead 9-3 in the final set. But the […]

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MIDWAY REPORT: Rebels on hot streak winning three in row

Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels (3-2) After dropping their first two games of 2018 to Gibson County and Davidson Academy, the TRA Rebels are on a hot streak winning three games in a row. On Aug. 31, the winning streak began with a 62-12 beat down of Rossville Christian. TRA improved to 2-2 on the season on […]

Public Safety

Public Safety September 6, 2018

Arrests Aug. 22- N/A Aug. 23- 30-year-old Millington female charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; 30-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; Aug. 24- N/A Aug. 25- 34-year-old Memphis male charged with possession of handgun while under influence, driving under the influence of intoxicant, drivers to exercise […]

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Fresh Meet

Michael Harrell (center, left), of Millington, moved into an on-campus residence hall at the University of Tennessee at Martin during Move-In Mania on Aug. 24. Move-In Mania brings the campus and community together as volunteers from all areas welcome the incoming freshman class and help students settle into their new homes. Harrell plans to study […]

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Al Bell

On the Ballot 2018: Bell unopposed for second term as Alderman in Position 2

By Bill Short Position 2 Alderman Al Bell is unopposed for a second term in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. Bell attended Shelby State Community College, where he received certification as an EMT/paramedic. He is retired from the Memphis Fire Department as a firefighter/paramedic supervisor. A member of the Southwest Tennessee Building Officials Association, […]

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USA Stadium to host annual Goat Days this weekend

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 29th Annual International Goat Days Festival will be held this Friday and Saturday at USA Stadium Complex. The opening ceremony kicks off with the Worlds Greatest Goat Parade at 5:30 p.m. and gates open at 6 p.m. The event is $5 per car. Festival gates will be open from 6–10 […]

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Germantown No. 1

Germantown confirms top ranking, Munford moves up, ECS takes big leap

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 4. WEEK FOUR 1. Germantown (3-0) (W 55-7 vs. Millington) […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Devils’ Due- Gamed Millington bunch goes down to powerful Germantown squad

By Thomas Sellers Jr. GERMANTOWN — On paper the Germantown Red Devils are one of the best team in Class 6A in the state of Tennessee. The Millington Trojans would tell you after Friday night’s 55-7 defeat to the Red Devils, Germantown is good on grass as well. Before both teams hit the turf of […]

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THE SEASON 2018: Snapshots from 2018 M&M Bowl

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THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Labor of Love: Counting down the best things about the last official day of summer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As of Monday, summer will be over. Several area children will argue that the summer ended throughout August as school started back. We adults know summer begins with our first three-day weekend in May and concludes with the last one in early September — Labor Day. Labor Day is a U.S. […]

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When They Have No Insurance

By David Peel Despite recent laws in Tennessee, uninsured driving is still actually very common. It is my experience that uninsured drivers tend to cause more accidents. Their cars tend to be in worse shape, and they tend to drive in more dangerous areas. They are more likely than the average driver not to have […]

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Obituaries August 30, 2018

MARION E. BYRD Marion E. Byrd, 85, of Munford,  passed away Aug. 19, 2018. The family received friends Aug. 22 until the service at Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel. Interment was in Helen Crigger Cemetery in Munford. Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel had charge. SHIRLEY ANN HALL-FRIPP Shirley Ann Hall-Fripp, 66, of Millington passed away […]

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