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Salute to the Champs 2015

Star Staff Reports The 2015 Millington Arts, Recreation and Parks Baseball, Softball and T-Ball season has come to a close.  The program is designed to enhance the health and wellness of Millington’s youth physically, mentally and socially by providing increased physical exercise, teaching the importance of team play and sportsman-like conduct and building self-confidence in […]

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Cougar Football prepares to finish in 2015

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The wins kept piling up for JR Kirby and his Munford Cougars last season. The expectations for Kirby in his first year were modest by the so-called experts across the state. But by the time the 2014 season concluded, the Cougars were a part of the Class 5A State Playoffs putting […]

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Follow Trojan Football in 2015

Millington Trojans Head Football Coach Chris Michael conducts a running back drill during the annual team camp held at the Millington First Baptist Church sponsored by the FCA. The Trojans sent three-days at the facility performing two-a-day practices preparing for the 2015 season. Between drills and meals, the team gathered in the church to hear […]

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Millington native endures tough 2014, now he looks forward to new beginnings in 2015

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Anyone paying attention to the headlines off-the-field regarding the NFL got familiar with names like Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy. Some of the best at their positions, that trio missed a majority of the 2014 season because of suspensions. Now the NFL and players like Hardy prepare for the […]

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Gatlin’s Gold

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — Last week Team Penny captured its second straight AAU National title. The 2015 victory came on the campus of Southwind High School by the Team Penny 15s. Team Penny beat the Michigan Gators 86-66 featuring Brighton Cardinal standout, incoming sophomore Taelyr Gatlin. Gatlin played along side area standouts like TJ […]

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Postal Service Previews Elvis Presley Forever Stamp

Star Staff Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service previewed the Music Icons: Elvis Presley Commemorative Forever stamp today and joined with Sony Music’s RCA/Legacy Recordings in announcing the upcoming debut of an exclusive music CD titled ELVIS FOREVER that includes an Elvis song, as you’ve never heard it before. The CD will be available […]

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Financial Aid Tip of the Month

Star Staff Reports Private loans bridge gap between college costs, other student aid Most college-bound students qualify for financial aid to help pay for their education, such as federal and state grants, scholarships and Federal Stafford and PLUS Loans. In addition, local scholarships are often available, according to KHEAA. A parent can also borrow a […]

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Making Summer More Energy Efficient

By Nathaniel Sillin It’s expected to be a hotter summer this year, but don’t confine your money-saving efforts to the thermostat. The warm months can be the best time to focus on cutting year-round energy costs (http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/steo/report/electricity.cfm). Free of snow, ice and wind, it’s easier to spot problems, do repairs and budget for energy-efficient appliances […]

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Why People Fail At Life

By Mike T. Smith For the last three years I’ve participated in a race with some friends called Tough Mudder. It’s twelve miles of running and it’s not only physically grueling and challenging, but mentally as well.  In addition to the running there are several obstacles, such as a grown up version of the playground […]

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If It Don’t Kill ya’ Maybe…

By Otis Griffin Can you remember when there was a time country Doctors made house calls?  How many folks can garner up a tale or two about being on their ‘so-called’ death bed and the brilliant physicians came flying to the rescue. Take a slow trip down memory lane and visualize the black, faded leather […]

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We Cannot Predict the Future Well

By David Peel Ever guess wrongly? You are not the first, nor the last. Consider these predictions: “Everything that can be invented has been invented.” — Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899. “The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a ‘C’, the idea must be feasible.” […]

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The Importance of Fats & Oils

By Thelma Ledford I hope I am not just another confusing voice. This is a difficult subject to cover; I do not have all the answers, but I can share my experience. You would have to know me to know that I am living proof of the fact that the human body is efficient and […]

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Millington Welcomes 12th Annual All-Star Event Car Show in September

Star Staff Reports Millington welcomes The Relaxed Atmosphere 12th Annual All Star Event Car Show to USA Stadium Sept. 4 – 6. “What started as a small charity car show organized by a group of friends has grown into a unique, must see event.” The 12th Annual All Star Event Car Show is expected to […]

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Calendar of Events July 30, 2015

Month of July The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries. The Millington Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. […]

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Viewing The Great Outdoors

By Josh Gowan The outdoors means a lot of different things to different people. It may be as simple as sitting in the backyard watching squirrels gnaw on a strategically placed piece of corn, or tromping through the woods with extreme stealth in an attempt to sneak within range of identical but but exceptionally more […]

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