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Millington Brighton cruises in MLK Tourney opener Germantown Devils in Red: Trojans play Germantown tough in defeat Tough Enough? Eagles pull away from Trojans

Millington’s Curtis signs with Bethel Golf

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Central High School senior Kathleen Curtis introduced herself to golf this summer. Tthe relationship quickly has paid off with Curtis’ success on the links for the Lady Trojans. Once the season wrapped up at Regionals, Curtis started to receive offers. Today in the MCHS Library Curtis inked her national letter […]

The 2016-17 Brighton Cardinal starting five take the court for the first round of the MLK Tournament in Memphis.

Brighton cruises in MLK Tourney opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — By the 4 minute, 3 second mark of the first quarter, the scoreboard in the LeMoyne-Owen Gymnasium was busy for the home side. All five Brighton Cardinal starters had scored in the opener of the 46th Annual MLK Invitational. The Cardinals were ahead 21-1 over the Soulsville Tornadoes. “That’s […]


Germantown’s Glory

The Germantown Lady Red Devils seized control against the host Millington Lady Trojans early Nov. 22 in the Williams Osteen Gymnasium. Led by Carrie Smith, Germantown prevailed 79-28 over Millington. Smith scored 27 points to lead three Lady Red Devils in double figures. Joining her were Tenitra Wilson and Tahrah Bell with 11 points each. […]

Trojan forward Justin Austin tries to defend the basket against a Germantown player last week in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Devils in Red: Trojans play Germantown tough in defeat

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The loaded Germantown Red Devils lineup came into the William Osteen Gymnasium Nov. 22 and left Flag City scoring only 44 points. The host Millington Trojans even held the Red Devils to 2 points in the second quarter going into the break with the lead. But Germantown did manage to leave […]

Millington senior Cameron Tubbs goes up for a jumper at St. Benedict last Friday night.

Tough Enough? Eagles pull away from Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA — The second game of The Jewel Gates Era was a match up of his Millington Trojans against their former Head Coach Rob Sabau. Sabau moved over to take charge of the St. Benedict Eagles program this summer. Meanwhile Gates entered his new office of the William Osteen Gymnasium to […]


Santa’s Sunshine

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Under cloudy skies, the smiles of Millington children and their guardians brighten up the parade route in Millington Saturday. Originally scheduled for 1 p.m., the 2016 Millington Christmas Parade moved up to 10 a.m. to beat the forecasted rain. As Santa and the Mrs. made their way down Navy Road, a […]

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NEWS ALERT: Millington Christmas Parade moved up to 10 a.m.

To beat the rain expected tomorrow, the Millington Christmas Parade will begin at 10 a.m. with participants lining up at 9 a.m. Brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus will follow at the Baker Community Center. For more information, call 873-5770.

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Strongly And Wisely Designed

By Otis Griffin My dear friend James bought an old Chevrolet station wagon a few decades ago so luckily we didn’t have to walk or thumb any longer.  The classic had wooden sides that ‘pert nigh’ two dozen families of termites had hibernated in for several years and by the soft splinters decaying evidently they […]

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Public Safety December 1, 2016

City Court Reports November 22, 2016 Fines Natasha S Brown – 3226 Shannon Circle, Memphis, failure to provide proof of insurance, $25 fine no cost, no driver’s license on person, $25 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Gregory M Bryant – 3412 Lucy Road, Millington, failure to provide proof of insurance, $25 fine […]

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Missy Ervin

Election Issue Arises: Two school system employees win alderman positions

By Bill Short The city of Millington is exploring an issue that arose after two municipal school system employees won alderman positions in the Nov. 8 city elections. Missy Boyd Ervin defeated Position 1 Alderman Bethany Huffman, and Position 2 Alderman Hank Hawkins defeated Al Bell. Ervin is a Special Education assistant at Millington Elementary […]

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Insurance limits

By David Peel Most people are surprised to learn that Tennessee has still not increased its requirement of a driver to carry just 25,000 per person on their car liability limits. You quickly can spend $25,000 at any local emergency room if you are hurt. I can tell you that a life flight from the […]

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Calendar of Events December 1, 2016

Month of  December *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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Say Hello to Santa: Parade kicks off at 1 p.m.

Come join the city of Millington to celebrate Christmas with the annual Millington Christmas Parade Saturday. The Parade will start promptly at 1 p.m. and will travel along Navy Road from Newport to C Street. For more information, call 873-5770.

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Star Spotlight: Leach’s Kitchen is Open

Star Staff Reports The Millington Star got an inside tour of Millington’s latest eatery this afternoon with Leach Family Restaurant (home cooking) located at 4750 Navy Road. Leach’s opened last week to solid reviews from the public. Star Sales Representative Whitney Fisher patronized the home-cooking of Leach’s already encouraging Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. to […]

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Questions surrounding Millington Alderman positions

Official Response from City of Millington Date: November 18, 2016 Legal Opinion Sought Which May Impact Recent Millington Municipal Elections An Alderman candidate in the recent Millington Municipal Election questioned if a Millington Municipal School Board employee was considered a Millington City employee. The reason for the question is simple. If an employee of Millington […]

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