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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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Lakeland school board unveils logo, preps for Feb. 10 meeting

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By Carolyn Bahm Express editor Churning waters, a distant sailboat navigating the waves and a guiding star are the eye-catching elements in the Lakeland School System’s proposed logo, provided by board member Matt Wright and unveiled at Monday night’s school board work session. The symbolism captures the rough waters of standing up a new school […]

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Teen violence seminar held Jan. 29

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District Attorney General Mike Dunavant is working with law enforcement officers, school principals and guidance counselors from across the 25th Judicial District to combat school violence by identifying warning signs among teens. The efforts are part of a proactive initiative by the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference to help community leaders keep schools safe amid […]

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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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Lady Wildcats beat Millington 50-33

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sports Editor Things were going well for the Millington Lady Trojans last week, until a missed layup here and a thrown away pass there transformed a close game into a comfortable 43-26 advantage for the Bolton Lady Wildcats by the end of the third quarter. When the buzzer sounded in the […]

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Severe cold changes Optional Schools application ticketing process

Memphis, Tenn. – Because of low temperatures and a wind chill advisory for Shelby County, the Optional Schools application ticketing process has been adjusted. The district will be issuing “place-holder tickets” through Jan. 27 for bar-coded applications, which are available beginning at 6:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 27. The standard plan for distributing bar-coded applications […]

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Starting Jan. 27: Meetings set for proposed school closures

Shelby County Schools will host multiple community meetings regarding the district’s proposal to close 13 schools for the 2014-15 school year. All meetings are at 5:30 p.m.: Jan. 27: meetings at both Alcy Elementary School and Vance Middle School Jan. 30: meetings at both Riverview Elementary School and Gordon Elementary School Feb. 3: meetings at […]

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Arlington defeats Bartlett 62-53 Friday

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Bartlett’s Lady Panthers fall to Arlington Tigers, 59-40

After falling behind early to Arlington on the road, the Lady Panthers were never able to claw their way back into Friday’s contest. After being outscored 15-5 in the first period, Bartlett matched the Lady Tigers basket for basket in the second. Down 30-20 to start the second quarter, Bartlett relied on senior Shondria Scruggs […]

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