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Millington

Local municipalities reach petition goals for grocery wine sales vote

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As of Monday, work continued on verifying signatures on petitions to add the Wine in Grocery Store (WIGS) referendum to the Nov. 4 ballot for Memphis, but the goal seems within reach. Other munitipalities have reached their goals already: Memphis: 12,355 valid; 13,372 needed Arlington: 328 valid; 328 needed Bartlett: 1,623 valid; 1,622 needed Collierville: […]

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Farm fresh

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All photos are from Bartlett Station Farmers Market on June 14, 2014. Photos by Carolyn Bahm. Shelby County farmers’ markets offer an array Shelby County is home to a wealth of farmers’ markets that provide locally grown fruits, vegetables, meats, honey, canned goods, flowers and more for the home. The following list provides details on each […]

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Memorial Day services slated

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Special area activities for Memorial Day weekend have been announced by the Marine Corps League (MCL), Sgt. Walter K. Singleton Detachment 476 in Memphis, and the public is invited to attend and pay their respects: 8 a.m. Saturday, Memphis National Cemetery, Rifle Detail at the Boy Scout Memorial 2 p.m. Saturday, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Recognition […]

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4 SBA athletes sign to play college sports

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Break on through

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Wildcats making strides, gaining confidence in loaded district . Pitching can win a baseball game. Then sometimes it takes good discipline at the plate to overcome your opponent. The Bolton Wildcats proved both of these theories on Tax Day 2014 in a doubleheader with District 14-3A rival Millington Central. With rain postponing Monday’s game between […]

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Legals for March 13, 2014

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING APPLICATION TO THE TN DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION FOR 2011 CDBG DISASTER GRANT FUNDS FOR USE IN SHELBY COUNTY Shelby County Government, the City of Bartlett, and the City of Millington will hold a public hearing to discuss applications to the State of Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation (ECD) […]

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Planning sessions can cut college costs 60%

Shelby County, Tenn. — Mid-South students and their parents can participate in a free college and career planning event in their local area that can help cut college costs up to 60 percent and provide valuable step-by- step insight on college preparation at several locations around the county.  Local high school students and parents are invited to […]

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Local schools compete in regional wrestling tournament

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sports Editor Waiting one more day didn’t bother Millington High Trojan Luke Walker. Since the 10th grade, the Millington senior has been in contention for a Regional title. Coming into last weekend’s Region 8-3A Individual Wrestling Tournament at Cordova, Walker was the favorite in the 182-pound division. Originally scheduled to be […]

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Arlington beats Millington 58-47

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sports Editor The best team in District 14-3A paid a visit to Millington on Jan. 28 trying to duplicate a 91-53 win from earlier in the month. But the Tigers found themselves in a tighter contest with the Trojans this time and were only ahead 15-13 after the first quarter. Arlington […]

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Lady Tigers bury Millington 70-26

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sports Editor The Millington Lady Trojans were keeping pace in the early moments against the best team in District 14-3A. Lady Trojans like Gabby Knox and Jhardae Walker scored buckets on the south basket of the Williams Osteen Gymnasium to make the score 9-6 in favor of the Arlington Lady Tigers. […]

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Trojans topple Panthers

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Instead of thinking about the Kingsbury game from a few days earlier, Millington Trojan Jordan Browning was thinking “Win” during the closing moments against the Bartlett Panthers. The senior guard wanted one more shot Friday night in the William Osteen Gymnasium, with the Millington faithful nervously watching a 17-point first half lead evaporate into a […]

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Lady Panthers handle Millington

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sports Editor The Bartlett Lady Panthers had a mission entering the William Osteen Gymnasium in Millington last Friday. Head Coach Lynn Whitfield’s bunch wanted to use speed, quickness and good shot selection to beat rival Millington. The plan worked, giving the Lady Panthers a 21-2 first quarter advantage. Bartlett kept the […]

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