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Millington Mayhem 5 set for Saturday Night

Star Staff Reports Pokerface Events and New Stars Wrestling (NSW) Owner, Quenton “Pokerface” Williams, has announced the date and location of the Fourth Annual Millington Mayhem pro wrestling event. “It’s that time again,” Williams said. “I am please to announce that the biggest wrestling event to be hosted in Millington will happen on April 21 […]

Currie’s Power: Brighton spark plug ignites her way to Dyersburg

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Now known as “The Change Over,” back in 2015 it was just a group of fresh faces trying to validate a veteran coach’s confidence in them. Off to a slow start in 2015, the Brighton Lady Cardinals needs a boost, a shot in the arm some fresh blood. One of the […]

Peaks & Valleys: Millington Softball endures some pains, experiences a few joys

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — A roller coaster has peaks and valleys, moments of high intensity and a very lows that will almost lure you asleep. That means one of the oldest sports clichés applied to the Millington Lady Trojans week of April 9-13. Millington wrapped up the five-day period on the dirt of […]

West’s Redemption: Lady Rebels emerge in extra-inning thriller over Lady Eagles

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Through four innings, the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels displayed moments of brilliance building a 3-0 advantage over the Jackson Christian Lady Eagles. TRA Head Coach Johnie Sanfratello would be the first to tell you April 9 from the Lady Rebel Field home dugout the lead could have been bigger. The veteran […]

Millington Soccer wins home opener at USA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojan Soccer program putting the area on notice. Traveling throughout West Tennessee, William Carter’s squad entered April 10’s home opener with a 5-2 record and a pair of victories in District 15-2A play. It was finally time for the hometown folks to see the new look Trojans take the […]

Mommas and Daddies Will Remind Us

By Otis Griffin When you are a youngster barely able to climb up the rails of a baby bed, you don’t worry about nothing. ’Cause there ain’t nuthin’ to worry about ’cept when you get hungry.  What did you do?  Why, run to Momma and yank on that faded see-through apron and tell yo’ Mammy […]

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Public Safety April 19, 2018

Arrests April 3- 37-year-old Memphis male charged with theft of property under $1000, vandalism over $500 and domestic assault; April 4- 54-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; 57-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear – criminal case; April 5- 47-year-old Millington female charged with theft of property under […]

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Commission approves Master Plan for city

By Bill Short The Millington Planning Commission adopted a resolution this week that approves a proposed 20-Year Master Plan for the city. Commission members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Vice Chairman Chuck Hurt Jr. and seconded by Curtis Park. The motion was passed by five […]

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April is Distracted Driving awareness month

By David Peel Deaths from car crashes, after falling for years, are up again. A rise of 6% in just the last two years! What has suddenly changed? Do you believe cars themselves, with tons of airbags and safety features have suddenly become less safe? Do you believe that roadways have abruptly become more uneven or […]

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Calendar of Events April 19, 2018

April 19 The National Active & Retired Federal EmployeesAssociation, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, April 19 at Manila Filipino Restaurant, 7849 Rockford Road in Millington.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123. April 21 It is time for the Millington City Beautiful Commission’s Annual Citywide Litter Pickup Project. On Saturday, April 21 […]

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Meal from Neil

Last Wednesday afternoon Brighton High School teachers, faculty and administrators were treated to a special meal made possible by local businessman Neil Bringle. Bringle, a financial representative for Woodmen Life, joined his wife to personally prepare the plates of barbecue with all the trimmings in the BHS Library. Bringle said it was a chance to […]

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Rewards Program: Spring Fling features multiple activities made possible by SPED students

By Thomas Sellers Jr. After opening the day with a carnival in the Millington Central High School Back Gymnasium, it was time for the SPED students of MCHS, Millington Middle and Brighton High School to take the fun to the main gym. Friday the William Osteen Complex belonged to those participating in the 2018 Spring […]

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Doing the little things key to Trojans’ success

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The past two weeks have been productive for the Millington Trojans Baseball team. Head Coach Zane Adams’ squad went on a five-game winning streak before taking on the one of the best teams in Tennessee and District 15-2A front runner the Covington Chargers. The Chargers took care of business […]

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Rebel Baseball builds chemistry with solid play

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Just another night at the office for the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels. On April 9, Brad Smith’s crew came out to Rebel Field using the pitching of “Saint” Patrick Green and Tyler Flynn to neutralize the Jackson Christian Eagles 11-1 in six innings. “We’ve done some good things,” Smith noted. “We’ve beaten […]

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Big Comeback: Trojans rally to take down Bolivar, rematch tonight

By Thomas Sellers Jr. If you arrived to Miles Park Monday about 7 p.m., the scoreboard displayed a 5-run third inning for the Bolivar Central Tigers. In the past that spelled doomed for the Millington Trojans. Despite trailing 5-0 heading into the fourth inning, the spirit in the Trojan dugout never hit full panic or […]

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