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Whistles dominate the night in Millington Turnovers and long TD throws help Trojans leave Munford with victory Lady Cards use Millington game as a test of progress, enjoys home court advantage in victory Early season brings peaks and valleys for Lady Rebels Football Wrapup: Week 4
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Whistles dominate the night in Millington’s win over Bartlett

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every Friday night, three teams take to a high school football field. Usually the crew in black and white goes unnoticed. But in tonight’s game in Millington, the officials were the talk in the stands of the Millington Trojan faithful and Bartlett Panther fans. With a minute and 21 seconds remaining, […]

Millington Trojan linebacker Sam Stanifer separates Munford Cougar fullback David Simon from the ball during a tackle Friday night in the M&M Bowl. The Trojans picked up the rivalry victory on the road 41-13.

Turnovers and long TD throws help Trojans leave Munford with victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Head Coach JR Kirby’s game plan toward victory for his Munford Cougars was going well. Then Millington Trojan senior linebacker Patrick Macon literally snatched away Munford’s method for victory in the first quarter of Friday night’s M&M Bowl. After the Cougars picked up three first downs on the opening drive in […]

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Lady Cards use Millington game as a test of progress, enjoys home court advantage in victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Lady Cardinals had extra motivation coming into their rematch last week against the Millington Lady Trojans. In August, the two squads played a four-set thriller in the William Osteen Gymnasium. The Lady Cardinals were on the victorious side. So on Sept. 8, Brighton wanted to show they had improved […]

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Early season brings peaks and valleys for Lady Rebels

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A microcosm of the 2014 season for the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels was on display last week in the TRA Gymnasium. On Sept. 9, the Lady Rebels welcomed the Briarcrest Lady Saints to town. Before the visit from Briarcrest, TRA has endured a season ups and downs like a thrilling five-set […]

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Football Wrapup: Week 4

The FACS Crusaders delivered the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels their first defeat in 2014. Friday nigh the Crusaders outscored the Rebels 21-7 in the third quarter leading to a 42-21 victory Friday night at FACS. The Rebels trailed 14-7 at the break after a 1-yard TD run from Ethan Kaiser tied the game at 7-7. The […]


Sealed bids will be received at Millington City Hall, 7930 Nelson Rd, Millington, TN 38053 and opened immediately thereafter, for the purchase of: Bid #2015-4 ñ Due October 9, 2014 at 2 PM LIBRARY HVAC UPGRADES Detailed specifications and bidding requirements can be obtained at www.millingtontn.gov/bids.aspx.

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Harkness Joins InSouth Bank

Chad Harkness has joined INSOUTH Bank as A.V.P./Loan Officer of our Millington Branch, David Prince announced.  Harkness will be responsible for Consumer and Commercial loans for the Millington Region. He is located in the Bank’s Millington office at 7696 Highway 51, North. Harkness attended the University of Memphis, Barret School of Banking at Christian Brothers […]

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Federal government offers student loans forgiveness programs

Star Staff Reports The federal government may forgive all or part of your student loans if you meet certain requirements. The forgiveness options for federal student loans, according to KHEAA, include: ·Teacher loan forgiveness. To qualify, you must teach at least five full years in a low-income school in an eligible district. Depending on your […]

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Under 26? Should You Stay on Your Parent’s Health Insurance?

By Jason Alderman In their quest to land a job, any job, many young adults will sacrifice what used to be called “fringe benefits” to gain a foot in the door. But many entry-level jobs either offer no healthcare benefits, or the employee’s cost share is prohibitive for someone barely making minimum wage. Add to […]

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Fishing for a Cause

By Josh Gowan I’d like to state for the record, that my entry fee for the Ben Kruse Charity Crappie Tournament was meant as a donation, and I was in no way trying to compete or actually place in the tournament… and if you believe that I also have some magic beans for sale! The […]

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Loss of a Giant

By David Peel “A Good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.”  Proverbs 22:1 The World is worse for the recent loss of Truett Cathy.  If you are like me, Chic-fil-A and its founder Truett Cathy are more than just a fast food restaurant or […]

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It is a Country Spread

By Otis Griffin When is the last time you pulled up an empty, patched up, broken down, wobbly, nail keg with one of your growing up friends?  Slowly sat down and relived the directions of how you actually got around while hoping to possibly enter maturity. A good place to begin would be the center […]

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Calendar of Events September 18

Month of September The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries. West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church located at 3099 […]

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Several area residents wake up to high waters Thursday morning

Star Staff Reports Damage estimates were being compiled last Thursday in the wake of that morning’s flooding caused by hours of steady rain from about 5:30 to 9:30 a.m. “We began our coordination effort early this morning,” Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell Jr. said. “Late this afternoon, representatives of law enforcement, fire and emergency response […]

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Public Safety September 18

Fire Reports Building fire Sept. 9 – 5518 Benjestown Road. Gas Leak Sept. 10 – Kerrville Rosemark Road. Electrical wiring/equipment no problem Sept. 7 – C-Street near Navy Road. Heat from short circuit wiring Sept. 8 – 4488 Bon Homme Richard Drive. Motor vehicle accident with injuries Sept. 5 – Crenshaw Road and Bucknell Road. […]

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