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2016-17 Fall & Winter Stars of the Season

Football Offensive Star of the Season Malik Mathews The Brighton senior overcame injuries to have a stellar 2016 campaign. Mathews leadership on and off the field helped the Cardinals finished second in league to earn a home playoff game. Mathews was an all-purpose athlete on the offensive side finishing in the top 5 in receiving […]

Sanders All Star Team

Primetime Sanders

Last week the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association All-Star Game was played  at Trevecca Nazarene featured teams of Middle, East and West Tennessee. Millington Lady Trojans Head Coach Whitney Horton traveled with her senior All-Star Marquisha Sanders. Sanders played in the outfield and batted near the top of the lineup during West Tennessee All-Stars two games. […]

Father's Day Jones

Like Father, Like Daughter

One of the most decorated athletes to come through Munford, Tenn., was Johnnie Jones. The legendary Munford running back reached the University of Tennessee from 1981-84 sitting records and eventually the NFL playing for the Seattle Seahawks. This past Sunday on Father’s Day his daughter Johnna Jones gave her trainer, motivator, instructor, friend and Dad […]

Xen Penny Award 6-8

Xen Mastering

Former Tipton-Rosemark Academy standout Xen Penny had one of the best seasons in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Penny was an outfielder for Rowan College at Burlington County Barons. He was named the MVP for this past season. Penny hit .420 in 37 games with 26 RBIs. He scored 30 runs and stole 6 […]

Wilder Rodeo

Wilder and Wilder: Sisters on Team Tennessee at National Junior Rodeo

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Wilder sisters are getting ready for Nationals. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy duo of Anna and Emma Kate Wilder are heading off to Lebanon June 18-24 for the National Junior High Rodeo Finals after competing in the Tennessee Junior High Rodeo. Anna reached the largest junior high rodeo in the Ribbon Roping […]

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Possible Flash Floods with Cindy in Area

Star Staff Reports “As the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Cindy push inland, citizens are urged to prepare for thunderstorms, heavy rains, and flash flooding in Shelby County. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch from 1:00 p.m. today until Friday evening. Short lived weak tornadoes and damaging winds are also threats,” said Dale […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety June 22, 2017

Arrest June 8 – 40 year old Memphis male charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver/sell, possession without prescription unlawful, unlawful drug paraphernalia uses and activities June 8 – 27 year old Millington male charged with simple possession or casual exchange, unlawful drug paraphernalia uses and activities, compliance with financial responsibility […]

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Walmart Mr. Larry Recognition 6-15

A light in a time of darkness

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Community activist Angela Hayes recently surprised Larry “Mr. Larry” Crayton at the Raleigh Walmart with a card of gratitude. “I would like to thank Mr. Larry at the Walmart on Austin Peay Highway for helping the senior citizens at Casa Grace Senior Housing also on Austin Peay in their time of […]

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Freedom Celebration Preview

Flag City Freedom Celebration Coming to USA Stadium

Star Staff Reports The Flag City Freedom Celebration has been a quintessential independence celebration for several years. The event is organized annually by the city of Millington and NSA Mid-South Morale Welfare and Recreation. For years it has taken place at Navy Lake. The 2017 event is moving to the USA Stadium Complex located at […]

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Board adopts city budget for 2018 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed an ordinance on final reading last week that adopts the city budget for the 2018 fiscal year. Board members took the action during their June 13 meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. The motion was […]

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Calendar of Events June 22, 2017

Month of June *Millington Public Library located 4858 Navy Road is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 872-1585 or visit www.millingtonpubliclibrary.org. Celebrating more than 50 years of library service, the MPL is available for businesses looking for a place […]

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NEWS ALERT: Shelby County Road Department Will Pick Up Storm Debris in Unincorporated Areas

Star Staff Reports Starting temporarily this week, residents in the unincorporated neighborhoods of Shelby County can place tree debris from the recent storm at the street for removal. “We know people have been very inconvenienced by last month’s storm. Based on the amount of roadside debris piled up along the roadways, we wanted our public […]

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Tony Graves Jr. and Reggie Caldwell Jr.

Thunder & Lightning: Millington duo participating in Future Stars Game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Thunder and Lightning, Power and Speed or even The Odd Couple could be nicknames for the pair of Millington products participating in this weekend’s Tennessee vs. Kentucky Future Stars All-Star games. The thunder and power of the duo is Tony Graves Jr. An incoming eighth grader at Millington Middle School, Graves […]

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Armstrong Field Road Ribbon Cutting 6-6-17

Dedication Today for New Railroad Bridge and Road in North Shelby County

Star Staff Reports Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., hosted a dedication ceremony last week for a new bridge and road that eliminates traffic delays at a railroad crossing in North Shelby County. Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland and area community leaders attended the event where the new bridge crosses over the Canadian National […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety June 15, 2017

Arrest May 28 – 33 year old Cordova male charged with stalking May 31 – 40 year old Collierville male charged with driving under the influence of intoxicant, open container law, public intoxication, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, reckless driving, refusal to submit to test for alcoholic or drug content of blood June 1 – 28 […]

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