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NEWS ALERT: Spring Fling kicks off today in Murfreesboro SPORTS UPDATE: Cougar Baseball heading back to State for first time in 13 years Tipton County Track: Brighton SPORTS UPDATE: Kingsbury pulls away from Brighton in soccer; Munford Tennis heading to State SPORTS UPDATE: Lady Cardinals advance to take on Dyer County for Region title
 
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NEWS ALERT: Spring Fling kicks off today in Murfreesboro

The Millington Star will be on top of coverage of the 2017 Spring Fling held in Murfreesboro all week. Action kicks off today and will continue throughout the week in sports like track, baseball, softball, tennis and soccer. Here are the start times for local teams the Munford Cougar Baseball and Brighton Cardinal Softball BASEBALL […]

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SPORTS UPDATE: Cougar Baseball heading back to State for first time in 13 years

By Thomas Sellers Jr. All that stood in the way of the Munford Cougars ending their 13 year State Baseball Tournament drought were the Collierville Dragons. In a season of progress, Munford Skipper Scotty Yount knew his pitching would be fine in the Sub-State match-up with Corey “CSmooth” Simmons on the mound. Yount was pretty […]

Saturday's Sectionals featured Tipton County track athletes like Brighton's Anna Hood and Munford's Blake Johnson.

Tipton County Track: Brighton & Munford have huge impact on Sectionals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. GERMANTOWN – Tipton County was well represented Saturday at Landers Ford Stadium on the campus of Houston High School at the 2017 Sectional 4-3A Meet. Brighton Track Coach Courtney McGinnis brought a few athletics including budding freshman Andreanna “Anna” Hood. And of course one of the best teams in West Tennessee […]

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SPORTS UPDATE: Kingsbury pulls away from Brighton in soccer; Munford Tennis heading to State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Cardinals were out to prove themselves this evening against the District 14-3A runner-up Kingsbury Falcons. The Falcons made the trip to Tipton County to take on the District 13-3A champions Cardinals. And the score was 1-1 early in the contest. Then the Falcons used their speed and athleticism to […]

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SPORTS UPDATE: Lady Cardinals advance to take on Dyer County for Region title

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Lady Cardinals have secured a spot in Sub-State this Friday with yesterday’s 5-0 victory over the Bartlett Lady Panthers. The Lady Panthers, runner ups of District 14-3A, traveled to Brighton for the Monday Regional Semifinal elimination contest. The District 13-3A champion Brighton Lady Cardinals used the pitching of senior […]

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Munford graduates Class of 2017 indoors

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The storm clouds in the area might have moved the 2017 Commencement Exercises of Munford High School into the school’s gymnasium but it didn’t dampen the spirit of the graduates. And all the family, friends and well-wishers were in a festive mood as MHS Principal Dr. Courtney Fee opened the ceremony. […]

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TRA graduates 48th Class in Millington First Baptist

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 48th graduating class of Tipton-Rosemark Academy took to center stage Saturday morning in Millington First Baptist Church. The Commencement Ceremony started with all 37 graduates marching in to Pomp and Circumstance. After Anna Hailer, Senior Class Secretary, gave the opening prayer followed by the welcome from Senior Class Vice President […]

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Millington Central graduates the Class of 2017

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Two prime examples of the Millington Central High School Class of 2017 are Cameron Walker and Tyler Denson. Prior to the 107th Commencement Exercises for MCHS on the school’s football field, the duo of Walker and Denson put the final touches on their caps and gowns among their fellow soon-to-be graduates. […]

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2017 Ace Award Winner

The Exchange Club of Millington presented a plaque and check from the Club, to Millington Central High School senior Robert Yarberry. He was the chosen winner for the annual Ace Award. It is awarded to students who have overcome many obstacles and are graduating from high school.He will also be submitted for a chance to […]

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St. Mark’s Women’s Luncheon Saturday

Star Staff Reports Back by popular demand, Action News 5 anchor and reporter, Kontji Anthony. She will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies at the St. Mark Women’s Ministry Luncheon on Saturday.  Anthony (center) is pictured here with committee members at the previously held luncheon.  The luncheon will be held at Baker Community Center, 7942 Church […]

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Public Safety May 18, 2017

Arrest April 28 – 41 year old Millington male charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, failure to appear, compliance with financial responsibility law required; 32 year old Munford male charged with reckless driving, accidents involving damage to vehicle, drivers to exercise due care, obedience to traffic control signals, compliance with financial responsibility law required; 22 […]

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Promiseland Church to celebrate 150 years

By Magnolia Russell,  Corey Smith & Annie Watkins The Promiseland Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this Sunday at 2 p.m. located at 3728 West Union Road in  Millington. Among the speakers will be Pastor OC Horton Jr. and guest speaker Rev. Romey Green, Associate Pastor of St. Mark Baptist Church. The public […]

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Bayou Brains: 2017 MCHS Valedictorian stays true to her roots

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Don’t let the last name fool ya. Millington Central High School senior Elizabeth Germany has Cajun blood pumping through her veins. With her family originating from Louisiana, the 2017 MCHS Valedictorian likes her food spicy and success in the classroom among the best. With multiple stories of achievement within her own […]

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Citywide Cleanup Partially Successful

Star Staff Reports The Millington Citywide Cleanup, which was originally for April 22 to coincide with Earth Day, was cancelled due to the weather. It was rescheduled for April 29. Since the event relies heavily on high school seniors, it was a bad day as the 29 was also the Senior Prom Night and most […]

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Baker Visits AFFA

Millington Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Diane Baker came to Atoka Family Fellowship Academy last week. The school is located at 6083 Old Millington Road in Millington. The Academy has recently joined the Millington Chamber of Commerce and Baker wanted to tour the school. Pastor Billy Thomas and Baker talked about exciting adventures and […]

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