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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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August’s World Series of Drag Racing will bring Millican to MIR, legendary driver come home with an extra purpose

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The track Drummonds native Clay Millican calls home will give him a chance to pay tribute to his late son Dalton. Earlier this month during a media day to promote the Aug. 26-27 World Series of Drag Racing coming to the Memphis International Raceway, IHRA drag racing legend Clay Millican made […]

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AROUND TOWN: New court in William Osteen Gymnasium

Recently the William Osteen Gymnasium received a new basketball/volleyball court in time for the arrivals of new Trojan Basketball Head Coach Jewell Gates and Lady Trojans Head Volleyball Coach Tamarah Brandon. Players like Trojans Johnny Mattox and Mason Washington have been practicing on the new hardwood this summer. The players and coaches say the new […]

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Public Safety July 21, 2016

City Court Reports July 17, 2016 Fines Billy J Arnold – 4412 Beacon Hill Drive, Memphis, possession of a controlled substance, $500 fine plus cost Steven D Avery – 815 Peeler Road, Covington, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $500 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost Barbra J Banks – […]

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Some Self-Educated Smarts Does Come in Handy

By Otis Griffin Quite a few years ago it seemed like when decisions were made each was thought out and analyzed.  I could be wrong but in the wonderful South, we referred to a quick fast finalization as being ‘rash’.   I don’t know where that saying comes from or where it is a going.  Maybe […]

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Slip & Falls Are Preventable

By David Peel Every day we get calls about someone who has fallen on someone else’s property. There is an assumption that if you are hurt on someone’s property it is automatically their fault. This is not true. As a matter of fact that might be the most widely held legal myth that I encounter. […]

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Investing: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

Next week, the 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro. One of the most compelling events is the marathon, a 26.2-mile endurance contest with roots dating back to ancient Greece. It may be that we’ve kept our interest in the marathon because it can teach us much about life – and it certainly has lessons […]

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Calendar of Events July 21, 2016

July 21 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon Thursday, July 21 at Applebee’s Restaurant, 8472 Highway 51 North in Millington. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123. July 24-27 Vacation Bible School time has arrived at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. VBS is for ages Pre-Kindergarten through sixth […]

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Former mayor offers suggestions on demolition of MCHS buildings

By Bill Short Former mayor Richard Hodges recently offered suggestions to the municipal school system regarding the scheduled demolition of several buildings on the Millington Central High School campus. At the March 7 meeting of the Millington School Board, Chairman Cody Childress said the plan is to demolish the old cafeteria, Library/Science, ROTC and Vocational […]

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Farms’ System: How the Shops of Millington Farms came to be

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The pales of dirt forming next door to Chili’s has been the talk of Millington for days. What are they building? What is coming? What is Millington going to get? The answer to those question has been in the works for years. On July 12 inside Chili’s the men and women […]

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Munford Funeral Homes Offering Community a Way to Express Sympathy to Law Enforcement in Dallas and Baton Rouge

Star Staff Reports Former Memphis Councilman Brent Taylor, owner of Munford Funeral Home, announced today that register books are being made available to the community for local residents to express their sympathy to the eight fallen law enforcement officers in Dallas, Texas and Baton Rouge, La. “Following national tragedies like these, people are always grappling […]

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Tax-Free Weekend moves up one week

The state of Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and ending at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday night. During this weekend, certain goods may be purchased tax free. This year’s tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 29 and […]

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Millington pays tribute to Old Timers owner and friend

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There he was surrounded by familiar faces once again with his signature Old Timers chef jacket and white towel over his right shoulder. But unlike the past two decades at the legendary Flag City eatery located on the corner of Easley and C Street, this would be the final time friends, […]

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