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New TRA Head Coach feels at home on the Rebel gridiron GATES OPEN: New basketball leader uses summer to learn new surroundings Munford Flyers Flying High Sweetest season nets Millington ace awards, college scholarship
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New TRA Head Coach feels at home on the Rebel gridiron

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The summer of 2016 has been filled with changes and transitions for Collin Pinner. So when the TSSAA dead period came to an end, the first year Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel Head Football Coach was relieved to get back to the field. “We’ve had so much going on with everything else and […]

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GATES OPEN: New basketball leader uses summer to learn new surroundings

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There are a few new faces involved with Millington Trojans Athletics coming into the 2016-17 school year. One of those new coaches will be Jewell Gates. Although he will be the leader of the boys’ basketball team, he can be seen inspiring the likes of football players, baseball players, volleyball athletes […]

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Munford’s Fulcher named to USA Today All-USA Tennessee Baseball Team

USA TODAY High School Sports recently announced the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Tennessee Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season. COACH OF THE YEAR Buster Kelso, Christian Brothers (Memphis) Kelso rolled to his 1,000th career win and guided the Purple Wave to their second consecutive state title. Kelso’s squad got off […]

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Flyers Flying High

Star Staff Reports Linda Mosley, co-founder and assistant director of the EDA Flyers AAU Track Club, just helped kickoff the first season of the Millington runners in May. Recently, the EDA Flyers competed in Knoxville at the AUU Junior Olympics Regional Qualifiers. “We had 18 of our 43 athletes to quality for 28 events for […]

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Sweetest season nets Millington ace awards, college scholarship & special distinction

By Thomas Sellers Jr. High school athletes getting a chance to celebrate a signing day is a special achievement. For some coaches the day a student inks a letter of intent becomes routine. But all those coaches will tell you each signing is special and you never forget your first. On June 28 in the […]

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Playhouse 51 to host auditions in August

Playhouse 51, Millington Community Theater is located at 8077 Wilkinsville Road in Millington. For more information, visit www.playhouse51.com Auditions:  Friday, August 5, 7 – 9 pm, Saturday, August 6, 10 am – Noon The play requires a minimum of 3 women and 5 men, ages to be determined.  Send Me No Flowers by Norman Barasch […]

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Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) has received confirmation of the third case of Zika virus disease in Shelby County in an individual who traveled to one of the affected areas and is currently symptomatic.  At this time, Zika cases in Shelby County are the result of travelers returning from […]

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Robert & Ruth Williams celebrate 60th Anniversary

A celebration honoring the 60th wedding anniversary of Robert & Ruth Williams was hosted by their five children and their spouses, and attended by 57 of their 60 family members, on Saturday, July 9 at the Spaghetti Warehouse in Downtown Memphis. The Williamses were married on June 7, 1956 at Speedway Terrace Baptist Church in […]

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By David Peel Every death is tragic. Every soul is valuable. Peel Law Firm investigates deaths from accidents. But some reported deaths are just so bizarre that they foster a morbid interest that, I am afraid, is in all of us. Here are a few very unusual ways people have been flung into eternity: ROBOT […]

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Us is Smart…I think

By Otis Griffin Ain’t it surprising how time kind of slip-slides away?  No one seems to have time to enjoy life anymore as everyone seems to be in all fired hurry.  For what?  Please tell me as I must be missing a sackful.  My country folks understand, that ain’t real good grammar, but it is […]

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Candida Albicans

By Thelma Ledford Candida Albicans:   Have you noticed that you have become very hypersensitive to small levels of common chemicals, such as, gas fumes, perfumes, cleaning products, pesticides, etc.? Are you experiencing multiple discomforts that your doctor is unable to pinpoint? Have these vague symptoms been diagnosed as psychosomatic, or simply stress-related? Were you sent […]

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Public Safety July 28, 2016

Arrests July 15 – 28 year old Brighton female charged with criminal impersonation, compliance with financial responsibility law required, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, speed limit violation July 16 – 19 year old Memphis male charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver/sell, simple possession or casual exchange, unlawful drug paraphernalia uses and […]

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July Yard of the Month

Millington City Beautiful Yard of the Month for Area 3 this July belongs to Merlene Wardell of 4268 Field Oak in Millington.

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How Should Investors Respond to ‘Brexit’?

As you know by now, the United Kingdom (U.K.) has voted to leave the European Union. The “Brexit” vote is expected to have major implications for Britain’s trade and economic relationships – but how might it affect you, as an individual investor? At first glance, you might be worried. After all, right after the results […]

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Calendar of Events July 28, 2016

Month of July *The American Legion and Auxiliary holds monthly meetings at the Baker Center starting at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month. On the first Saturday of the summer months the Auxiliary have been at the Farmers Market informing the community about our projects/programs that help our Veterans. For more information, […]

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