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Blue Christmas in annual Liberty Bowl High School All-Star

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Turnovers, big offensive plays and long special teams runs ruled the 13th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game Saturday. But it took a defensive play on the turf of MUS Stadium to help the Blue All-Stars pull out a 45-39 victory the Red All-Stars. With the Red […]

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One-Two Inside Punch

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Rematches are a good way to measure progression in a season. On Nov. 17, Steve Poindexter’s Munford Lady Cougars traveled to Haywood and edged out the Lady Tomcats 46-41. “Kierra Richardson didn’t play that game,” Poindexter noted. “She was injured. In the first game we also turned over the ball 23 […]

Lady Trojan forward Tamia Aldridge had the hot offensive night against the Covington Lady Chargers. But the Lady Chargers won the game 53-28.

Slices of Cake

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COVINGTON — The Covington Lady Chargers wanted to escort the Millington Lady Trojans down the Covington Gymnasium court the entire night. Friday Covington’s five players were executing a full-court press to throw the visiting Lady Trojans off and prevent them from setting up their half-court offense. The defense worked and led […]

Colby Hollowell

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COVINGTON — The Millington Trojans had the chance to be “Tipton County Champions” entering Friday night’s game in Covington. The Trojans walked into the Covington Gymnasium Friday night owners of wins over the other two Tipton County schools Brighton and Munford. Millington had a chance for the trifecta against the host […]

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Patience helps Tomcats prevail over Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Jordon Varnado (left) and the Haywood Tomcats were in town to take on the Munford Cougars Dec. 9 in the Munford Gymnasium. With Varnado, 6’5, is one of the top ranked forwards in the nation and younger brother of NBA player Jarvis Varnado. He had a couple of highlights against Munford […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Body found in burning car near Millington

Star Staff Reports Officials are working on the scene of a body found inside a burned car just outside of Millington. The burned car was found at the intersection of Mudville Road and Armour Road in the 7000 block.  

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Hope Homecare

The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Terry Jones welcomed new member Hope Homecare and Personal Support Services with a ribbon-cutting on Dec. 1. The mission of the new business located at 4800 Navy Road, Suite 3 is to provide non-medical home care and personal support services to senior citizens and adult populations.

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New Pediatrician Joins Primary Care

Star Staff Reports Primary Care Pediatrics provides healthcare for infants, children and adolescents in Millington and it’s vicinity. Dr. Janice Algea, a board-certified pediatrician, opened the medical practice lo- cated at 8081 Highway 51 North more than 14 years ago. Algea has practiced in Millington since 1983 before establishing and operating Primary Care Pediatrics. Her […]

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Memphis International Raceway Announces “The Dirt Track” Facebook Page

Star Staff Reports Memphis International Raceway (MIR) has launched a Facebook page solely dedicated to the new state-of-the-art dirt track coming to the multi-use facility during the summer of 2015. The page will be used as a resource for our racers and fans, effective immediately, and can be located at The Dirt Track at Memphis […]

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Speaking as a Mom

By Susan Macdonald On the morning of Dec. 1, I was the performing the usual hassle of getting the children out of bed and ready for school. Multiple wake-up calls, nagging people to get out from under the nice warm covers and get dressed, sending them off to school unfed because they took so long […]

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Jerry Kinnaman of Cape Girardeau poses with his albino 10-point deer.

Legendary Albino Buck Harvested by Bowhunter

By Josh Gowan The top story in the outdoors this past week has been well-documented and dramatically over-reported on, so staying true to journalistic form, I’d be remiss if I didn’t beat it into the ground a bit more! Here’s the headline: “The majestic White Stag from Narnia was bludgeoned to death by a heartless […]

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By David Peel Every argument comes down to it. Some religions claim to have it. A few claim that it cannot be known. Others say that everyone has their own. Some say they “have to see it to believe it.” Truth. The idea of truth contains elements of “faithfulness to the unchanging.”  In at least […]

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I Didn’t Expect

By Otis Griffin The first time I ever visited Santy was at the basement floor at Sears-Roebucks on Watkins.  Pictures of Santy with his red outfit, white bushy beard and black boots didn’t scare me.  However, it is a whole new ball game in real life.  Santy is sitting on a stage with hay bales […]

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Calendar of Events December 18, 2014

Dream Interfaith Ministries will host its Fifth Annual Holiday Shoe Giveaway Dec. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at Payless Shoe Source Store, 8043 Highway 51 North, Millington, TN  38053.  For information contact Irene Beach 487-7747.  There is a limitation on how many shoes are given away, be sure to leave a good contact number. […]

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Public Safety December 18, 2014

Fire Reports Cooking fire Dec. 1 – 6315 Martinwood Chimney or flue fire Dec. 2 – 8525 McCalla Road Grass fire Nov. 29 – 3511 West Union Road Outside rubbish fire Nov. 29 – 4274 Duncan Road; 7274 Sheila Street Outside rubbish, trash or waste Nov. 28 – 7606 Currie Road Building fire Dec. 10 […]

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