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By George, He The Christian Way: Brighton senior finds his athletic calling, reaches State twice in Cross Country Every Beat, Every Step: Cougar Cross Country makes history, team leader displays special heart The Season 2018: Snapshots from Trojans vs. Ripley SPORTS ALERT: Special moments help Ripley earn playoff victory over Trojans
 
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By George, He’s Got It! MCHS honors Odum with retirement of No. 5 jersey

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The No. 5 Millington Trojan Football jersey would become the fifth in school history to be retired for a player. Friday night, Indianapolis Colts rookie George Odum walked back onto the turf of Mooney Bosewell Field under the lights for the first time since 2012, his senior year. Odum was greeted […]

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The Christian Way: Brighton senior finds his athletic calling, reaches State twice in Cross Country

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Christian Lucius validated his standing as the best cross country runner in Tipton County last month with his top finish at the Regional meet. The Brighton Cardinal senior earned his second and final trip to the State Division I Large School meet this past Saturday in Nashville. But before the son […]

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Every Beat, Every Step: Cougar Cross Country makes history, team leader displays special heart

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Runners know every step is interlocked with your heartbeat. To reach the Division I Large School State Cross Country meet takes hours of hard work, sweat, conditioning and heart. The best in Tennessee who competed in the 2018 State Meet at Percy Warner Park in Nashville know those sacrifices well. But […]

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The Season 2018: Snapshots from Trojans vs. Ripley

First Round of Class 4A State Playoffs FROM THE MILLINGTON STAR: Congrats to the 2018 Millington Trojans for a bounce back season and Region 8-4A Championship!

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SPORTS ALERT: Special moments help Ripley earn playoff victory over Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Offense sells tickets. And what follows next is ‘defense wins championships.’ But in football, the third variable of special teams can cancel out the other two phases of the game and determine the outcome. Friday in Millington on the chopped up turf of Mooney Bosewell Field, the host Millington Trojans found […]

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School Board will award contract for PAC audiovisual components

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted unanimously this week to award a contract for the design and construction of audiovisual components in the Performing Arts Center. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Cody Childress and seconded by Mark Coulter. Memphis Audio Inc. […]

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Spooky Seniors

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The winner of the 2018 Millington Senior Citizen Group Halloween custome contest was Betty Mutchler as the witch. Many of the members came out in full gear or with Halloween colors to celebrate the holiday last Wednesday during the regular meeting at the Baker Community center. The Millington Senior Citizen Club […]

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Calendar of Events November 8, 2018

Nov. 9,10 & 11 Playhouse 51 presents Junie B in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! by Allison Gregory and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. The production opened last weekend in the Harvell Civic Center located at 8077 Wilkinsville Road in Millington. The final productions are Nov. 9&10 at 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 11 at […]

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Obituaries November 8, 2018

DONNIE R. HALEY Donnie R. Haley, 83, retired bank teller of Millington, passed away on October 28, 2018. The family received friends November 1, with a service Friday at the Millington Chapel. Interment followed in Bethuel Cemetery. The family requests any memorials be made to Millington Football or to the donor’s choice. Munford Funeral Home […]

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Public Safety November 8, 2018

Arrests Oct. 24- 34-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – criminal case and failure to appear – violation/probation; 33-year-old Brighton male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; Oct. 25- 30-year-old Millington male charged with altering, falsifying or forging evidences of title, assignments or plates, violation of registration and driving while […]

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Welcome! Young Life celebrates 11th year in area, organization seeking donations for mission

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Shelby-Tipton County Young Life chapter has some new faces in leadership roles. On Oct. 30, staff associate Wes Wagner reintroduced himself to the area after help start up the Arlington High School Young Life about a year ago. Wagner opened up the 2018 Young Life Banquet: A Legacy Worth Sharing […]

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The most iconic scene from “Taken” was the point of contact when Bryan Mills gives the kidnappers a chance to give up his daughter peacefully. Then Mills delivers the memorable lines that sealed the kidnappers’ fate.

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Lights, Camera, Action: The best of those who imitate real American heroes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This Sunday we’ll celebrate those who are serving our country with Veterans Day. It is also a chance to thank those who are still alive and took on the duty to protect our freedoms and way of life. Those men and women are the real heroes. They are the ones we […]

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Help for back and neck pain

By David Peel Just about all my clients had neck and back pain in addition to whatever other injuries sustained in their accident. Pain in the back and neck is one of the most common maladies. Here are some helpful home products, in addition to medical care, therapist and medications, that some of my clients […]

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2018 Millington honors our vets with annual Parade

After a 40-year absence, the Millington Veterans Parade returned in 2014. This past Saturday along Navy Road was the fifth annual edition hosted by the City of Millington. For more upcoming events from the city including the Dec. 1st Millington Christmas Parade, call 873-5770.

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Chamber Happenings October 2018

2018 Ambassador Appreciation Dinner Celebrating the Ambassadors at Huey’s October 2, General Membership Luncheon featured speaker Van Turner Shelby County Commissioner. The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce would also like to thank University of Memphis Millington Center for hosting and Zaxby’s for catering the October Luncheon. On Tuesday, December 4, the MACC Annual Dinner at […]

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