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Gates named new Trojan Basketball coach

Star Staff Reports Today Millington Central High School announced Jewell Gates new basketball coach replacing Rob Sabau. Gates met his players in the William Osteen Gymnasium. The new leader of Trojan Hoops addressed the players.

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2016 SHELBY COUNTY ALL STAR BASEBALL GAME SET FOR TUESDAY

Star Staff Reports USA Baseball Stadium in Millington, Tennessee will host the fifth annual AutoZone Shelby County All Star Baseball Game on Tuesday. Game time will be at 7 p.m. and the format of the game will be nine innings. “This is a great way for these graduating players to be recognized for their success […]

Brighton Lady Cardinal Teanna Johnson slides into second base safely Saturday afternoon against the Houston Lady Mustangs in the Sub-State round. Johnson and senior teammate

Fast Layne toward State for Lady Cardinals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Ahead 14-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning Saturday afternoon, it was apparent the Brighton Lady Cardinals were heading to their first Class 3A State Softball Tournament since 2010. To secure their spot and eliminate the Houston Lady Mustangs in the Sub-State contest, the clinching moment came down to Brighton’s […]

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Seeley’s Senior Night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The rainy Regional Monday night took on a special meaning for the Brighton Lady Cardinals. Because of weather canceling the last couple of Brighton Softball home games during the regular season, Robin Jacobs’ flock had an addition goal in early May during the District 13-3A Softball Tournament. Along with the focus […]

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Tigers outlast Cougars in cat fight

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In the moist Munford Baseball Field outfield grass, Cougars Head Coach Jake Garbuzinski gathered his 2016 Munford squad for the last time. The Regional Monday night ended in disappointment at the hands of the Arlington Tigers 13-5. While the Tigers prepared for the Region 7-3A Tournament championship game, Garbuzinski had to […]

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Leaving the Nest

The 2016 Brighton High School graduation took place last Thursday on the school’s Football Field. Among the graduates in the Class of 2016 were Tramaine Cooper, Valedictorian Dakota Benjamin and Salutatorian Lyndsey McDivitt.

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2003 Kindergartens return to elementary school to inspire the next generation with Senior Walk

By Thomas Sellers Jr. About 24 hours before one of the biggest moments of their lives, area seniors from Milington Central High and Bartlett High schools Austin Smith, Spencer Gaia, Hanna Cooper, Allyson Hall, Chelsea Landis, Brianna Henderson, Piper Jacks, Holli Stokes, Kendra Somerville and Cesar Mireles made a trip to where it all started. […]

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The big lie about chemicals

By Thelma Ledford Does it bother anyone out there when they hear advertising? Do you really believe what they tell us? Does anyone believe that EPA does a thorough job of protecting the consumer and the environment? The law that EPA must take into consideration when it is regulating chemical use states: “that EPA must […]

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Millennials aren’t so bad

By David Peel You don’t have to look far to hear people criticize this current generation known as the millennials.  People say that they are lazy, thin-skinned and don’t understand how the real world works.  Well there is certainly truth to that as we’ve seen with some of the university protests, but I see another […]

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You were taught better, so why did you do it ?

By Otis Griffin As the years stack up on you, from time to time you need to visit the local medicine man for a little assistance.  I’m not real sure when every healer became a specialist and presently can only offer some relief on certain parts of your anatomy.  (That’s city slang for yo’ wore […]

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Pictured is Bruce Rasmussen, President of the Millington Kiwanis Club presenting a $1,000 un-restricted scholarship to Xiuo (Cindy) Miezhu. Cindy competed with other deserving Millington Central High School seniors and was awarded the scholarship at the weekly Kiwanis meeting on May 12. Cindy is enrolled at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, plans to study […]

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Public Safety May 26, 2016

City Court Reports May 10, 2016 Fines Antonio M Bland – 6983 Sledge Road, failure to maintain control/safe location, $50 fine plus cost, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $500 fine plus cost Cory C. Carter – 7842 U.S. Highway 51 North, Millington, leaving child/children unattended, $200 fine plus cost, leaving child/children unattended, $200 fine plus cost, […]

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Talk to Your Adult Children About Smart Financial Moves

If you have children who are finishing college or embarking on their first full-time job, you obviously want them to get off to a good start in their adult and working lives. And by virtue of your years of experience, you probably have some good advice to offer – especially when it comes to making […]

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Calendar of Events May 26, 2016

Young at Heart members from Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton recently enjoyed lunch at the Bella Caffe and attended the National Parks Adventure movie at the CTI 3D Giant Theater all at the Pink Palace. Month of May -Soul Out Ministries’ nutritional meal are served every Thursday at the Baker Community Center at 7942 […]

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Board awards construction bid for MCHS/Wilkinsville project

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has adopted a resolution authorizing a construction contract for the Millington Central High School/Wilkinsville Road drainage improvement project. Board members took the action during their May 9 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Mike Caruthers. The […]

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