Search begins for next Bulldogs head coach

Search begins for next Bulldogs head coach By Logan Watson When Jeff Morris announced last month that he would be stepping down as Head Coach of the Bulldogs, it created a vacuum in one of the most highly-regarded football programs in West Tennessee. Now, Milan High School Principal and Athletic Director Greg Scott is faced…

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Milan’s oldest church plans new building

Milan’s oldest church plans new building near S. First and Meadowbrook By Steve Short Milan’s oldest church is planning to move to a new location on S. First Street, following approval with stipulations by the Planning Commission Nov. 13. Members of New Hope Primitive Baptist Church, located on West Main St., presented plans for a…

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Jeff Morris to step down after 22 years with Bulldogs

Jeff Morris will step down after 22 years leading the Bulldogs By Victor Parkins After 22-seasons leading the Milan Bulldog football team, Jeff Morris is stepping down from the position of head coach. Morris, 56, compiled a record of 222 wins and 69 losses (.76%) over his storied career at MHS.  His Bulldogs won back-to-back…

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Veterans Day Salute: Milan men earn Distinguished Flying Cross

Mirror-Exchange Veterans Day tribute Two Milan men earned Distinguished Flying Cross medals   By Steve Short It is one of America’s top military medals, and the country’s oldest aviation award. The Distinguished Flying Cross is awarded to a soldier who distinguishes himself or herself in support of operations by “heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating…

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SGC students airlifted after serious accident

SGC students airlifted after serious accident By Logan Watson Two students at South Gibson County High School were airlifted to Memphis hospitals following a serious accident in Medina last Wednesday evening. Chantz Book and Lakyn Paschall were involved in a two-car collision at the intersection of Highways 152 and 186 around 5:00 p.m. According to…

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Principal & MSSD sued for using excessive force in paddling

Principal & MSSD sued for using excessive force in paddling By Victor Parkins A lawsuit that alleges excessive force used during a paddling has been filed against the Milan Special School District and the principal of Milan Middle School, Chris Jones. The lawsuit claims that on or about September 8, 2016, Mr. Jones paddled a…

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After years of service, Murphy looks toward retirement

After years of service, Murphy looks toward retirement By Logan Watson For close to 30 years, Steve Murphy has stood beside his friends and neighbors through the worst days of their lives, but the time has come for him to focus on beginnings rather than endings. Murphy began his career on September 27, 1989, when…

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Made in Milan – Furniture maker gives kids a step up

‘Made In Milan’ Furniture maker gives kids a step up By Steve Short When you’re feeling small, it’s hard to step up to a challenge. Roger Stiles is helping young folks overcome that problem. Mr. Stiles builds customized step stools for young children in his backyard workshop building. “I love working with wood, and my…

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Milan teens charged in double homicide to be tried as adults

Milan teens charged in double homicide to be tried as adults   By Logan Watson Antonio Turner and Justice Walton, the 17-year-old suspects charged in the recent shooting that left two men dead outside a Meadows of Milan apartment complex, will be charged as adults. Detective Chris Vandiver of the Milan Police Department confirmed the…

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