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PROGRESS 2017: Look back at the Holmes Again: Former Trojans drafted by Memphis pro team Cardinals earn Regional home game this Saturday Cardinals fly to top of District 13-3A, next up Bartlett Saturday night Lady Cougars claim 2017 district tournament, host Regional contest Friday night
 
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PROGRESS 2017: Look back at the ’07 Millington Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the first time since The Millington Star started doing the Gridiron Glory special football section, a pair of Millington Trojans were featured on the cover. Entering the 2007 season, it was hard to narrow the ‘cover boy’ down to one person. Candidates entering that campaign for the destination were senior […]

Holmes Again
Former Millington Trojans standout DeCarlos Holmes (fourth from left) was drafted by the Memphis Lions of the CBL this Saturday. Holmes was a 6'8 post for the Trojans during the 2012-13 season. He went on to play college basketball in Mississippi. Holmes newest basketball home will be with the Lions. The Lions are a professional minor league team that competes on a national platform that was established in March 2014.

Holmes Again: Former Trojans drafted by Memphis pro team

Brighton's Ethan Bell launches a three-pointer over Munford's Kyree Cunningham during last's District 13-3A Semifinal contest in Munford.

Cardinals earn Regional home game this Saturday

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Win and you host a Region 7-3A Tournament game next Saturday night. Lose and you have to travel to one of the best teams in District 14-3A that evening. The rivals Munford Cougars and Brighton Cardinals knew what was on the line Friday night entering the District 13-3A Semifinal contest. The […]

Boys Team District Champions

Cardinals fly to top of District 13-3A, next up Bartlett Saturday night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A Cardinal is a bird that can soar high into the sky. Last night in the Munford Gymnasium those affiliated with the black and red of the Brighton Cardinals were flying high off the emotion of being District 13-3A Boys Tournament champions after a 72-59 victory over the Dyer County Choctaws. […]

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Lady Cougars claim 2017 district tournament, host Regional contest Friday night

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Anyone in attendance at last night’s District 13-3A Girls Basketball Tournament championship game could figure out quickly what was Steve Poindexter’s game plan. Poindexter, 2017 District 13-3A Coach of the Year, gave his Munford Lady Cougars a simple strategy before taking on the Dyer County Lady Choctaws for the title. After […]

Class of 2017 honorees

MCHS announced Class of 2017 Hall of Fame/Top 10

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Central High School Guidance Office staff transformed the lobby area into a portion of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory this afternoon. Earlier in the school day, several MCHS seniors were given a “Golden Ticket” to appear in Room 201 around 1 p.m. Those students parents, family and friends were invited […]

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PROGRESS 2017: Boatwright turning 60

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Peggy and Leroy Boatwright opened a Millington institution on Nov. 1, 1957. Now in its 60th year of operation Boatwright Pharmacy is ready to celebrate with familiar faces and new customers the way they know best. “Involvement in the community, genuine care about our customers and patients,” Dr. Steven Boatwright said. […]

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PROGRESS 2017: Future of MCHS

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Right now the historic grounds on which the first Millington Central High School stood and various other educational buildings is a bright green. Green is a color associated with the season of spring, a time for rebirth and new growth. The color is also a symbol of fresh or raw. Soon […]

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Shoppes of Millington Farms Update 4

PROGRESS 2017: Shoppe Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The dream for a 21st century, updated shopping center in Millington is coming to fruition. What started as an idea from several minds in January 2015 has formed into the physical structure known as the Shoppes of Millington Farms. As more tenants are moving into their stores nearing the scheduled Spring […]

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Readers Choice Ritter

PROGRESS 2017: Ritter means Communication

Star Staff Reports Ritter Communications is proud to be your local internet, TV and phone provider in West Tennessee, and we recognize and welcome the responsibility that comes with being a local company. We live here, work here and invest here. That’s why we’re deeply committed to continuing our company’s longstanding traditions of service as […]

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NEWS ALERT: Zaxby’s to host job interviews next week

The Millington Zaxby’s located at 8537 Highway 51 North will be opening next month under the leadership of Jeremy Gattie. Zaxby’s will be conducting interviews for full-time and part-time positions starting Monday Feb. 27 until Friday March 3. The time frame will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, e-mail Jennifer@tag-cpa.com  

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Ordinance would amend city budget to provide more funding for projects

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would amend the city budget to provide additional funding for several projects. Board members took the action during their Feb. 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman […]

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CITY OF MILLINGTON PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Millington’s Board of Zoning and Appeals (BZA) has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 5:30 pm, at City Hall, 7930 Nelson. Items for approval are for a front setback and height variance of the Millington Municipal School new Performing Arts Theater at 8057 Wilkinsville Road. If there are any […]

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Last week workers placed the name of store fronts on the structure known as the Shoppes of Millington Farms. Behind the already operating Apsen Dental and Buffalo Wild Wings, the logos of Petco, Burkes Outlet, Rack Room Shoes and Durham Sports can be seen on the shopping center. Those stores are expected to be opened next month. Visit each store's website for more information about hiring.
Coming sooner across the street on Highway 51 North will be Zaxby's. It is expected to be opened by the end of February. 
And in other business news, the ninth Huey’s is coming to Millington this spring.
The Memphis burger chain is looking to open the last week of April at 8570 Highway 51 North in the Shoppes of Millington Farms. 
The Millington general manager will be Hollis Ranson. The Millington location will join other Huey’s in Collierville, Cordova, Downtown Memphis, Germantown, Midtown, East Memphis, Southaven and Southwind. 
Huey’s was founded in 1970 by Alan Gary. The Boggs family owns the restaurant today after buying it in 1976.

NEWS ALERT: Setting Up Shoppes

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Across from the Shoppes of Millington Farms will be Zaxby's. It it scheduled to open March 6.

BREAKING NEWS: Burkes opens Saturday, Zaxby’s set for March 6 debut

Star Staff Reports As crews put on the finishing touches, the Millington Zaxby’s is expected to open March 6. Meanwhile across Highway 51 North at the Shoppes of Millington Farms, the latest debut will be Burkes Outlet this Saturday. The city of Millington and the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce are planning ribbon cutting events […]

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