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Smokin’ D’s Bar-B-Que fulfills multiple missions from Millington

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MILLINGTON — Pastor Darrell Boyd has several passions in his life. He loves family and friends, meanwhile dedicating some time to being a big-time NASCAR fan. Boyd always had a love for making barbecue working alongside the late David Stroud winning a world championship in 2001. Add Boyd’s calling of being a minister, and all […]

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Journal West 10 Media’s Power 10 Basketball Rankings

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The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible. Each week throughout 2018 district basketball play see how the poll shakes out. JW10 will rank the Top 5 boys’ varsity teams and Top 5 girls’ varsity teams until Regionals in February. Power 10 Rankings as […]

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CBHS grips most points at 2018 Trojan Invitational

The 2018 Trojan Invitational took place on the campus of Millington Central High School Saturday. The host Millington Trojans welcomed schools like St. Benedict, Germantown, Cordova, Brighton, Munford, St. George’s and Christian Brothers High School. Those grapplers competed in 14 weight class for each division’s individual crown. The winners are 106- Munford’s Keegan Schulz, 113- […]

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Millington can’t overcome early Lady Panther run

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The 2017-18 Bartlett Lady Panthers are so young that two members of coaching staff played for the program less than 10 years ago. But 27-year veteran Head Coach Lynn Whitfield is happy to have the James Girls, Jasmine and Destiny, back on the sideline, giving back to her program. The two Lady Panther Greats are […]

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Short-handed Trojans have rough go with emerging Panthers

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Both the Millington Trojans and Bartlett Panthers are young teams looking to improve throughout December to make a potential run in the beginning of 2018. When the two squads arrived to the Bartlett Gymnasium Dec. 5, Millington Head Coach Jewell Gates arrived to the road contest with a full arsenal but missing his starting back […]

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PICK ME UP: Interception helps Panthers regain momentum

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Most Friday nights, the turning point of a football game might be debatable. But most at Mooney Bosewell Field in Millington Friday night on either side of the stadium would pinpoint the interception of Bartlett Panther Kyler Allen as the biggest moment. Allen snatched a deflected pass from Millington Trojan quarterback Zeb Marvin out of […]

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Meaning of Madea is no laughing matter

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The names are Alma Springfield and Minnie Lou Johnson. But to all those they loved and influenced, the women were simply known as Madea. The term Madea once stood for the strongest matriarchal figure in a black family. Once an honorable title for a sage, seasoned mother figure in the African-American community, Madea is now […]

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Millington celebrates Bartlett women’s 3 Wishes for Her organization

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Sylvia Cobble McKelvey knows better than most the healing power of helping others. McKelvey was grief-stricken after the death of her husband and was having trouble moving forward. She was approached by a young mother after church on Sunday about starting a Bible study. McKelvey set the idea aside until the next week, when the […]

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Flip in the rankings

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Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota

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Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota May 4, 1954 – Aug. 31, 2017 Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota was born in Benin City, Nigeria, on May 4, 1954, to Prince Anslem Ikponmwonba and Princess Tinuade Ajayi Ikponmwonba. He completed his elementary and secondary education in Benin, Lagos and Sokoto. He then spent years working at a bank, a […]

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TDCI lists fines, penalties levied against local businesses

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Memphis and Millington businesses were mong those cited in the August disciplinary action report issued by the Division of Regulatory Boards within Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI). The August report is the most recent currently available. The Division of Regulatory Boards protects the health and safety of Tennessee citizens through boards, commissions, and […]

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Millington man dies in I-40 accident

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[Editor’s note: This story reflects a correction we published on Sept. 28; the original story referred to Mr. Asemota by the wrong gender. We regret the error and extend our condolences to the Asemota family.] ARLINGTON — A four-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 Thursday killed one Millington man, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Blessing Asemota, […]

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