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2016 AOY: Millington standout overcomes obstacles to win 2016 honor Who In the Brighton Nest Pair of Tiger Greats Hardy
 
The Millington Star Sports Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. presents Millington's Kip Fleming with the 2016 Male Athlete of the Year award in The Star Office last week.

2016 AOY: Millington standout overcomes obstacles to win 2016 honor

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The off-the field and court life of Kip Fleming has had its share of challenges. In contrast for most of his athletic tenure at Millington Central High School, Fleming’s natural gifts of speed, toughness and elusiveness made his time easier. Then came an October Friday night in 2014 when Fleming received […]

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Who’s Who 2016 Part One

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Class of 2016 has a sweet spot in my heart. When I started at The Millington Star back in August 2003, the members of this year’s graduating class were entering Kindergarten. At the same time, we were taking a step forward in our lives. They were leaving the home and […]

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In the Brighton Nest

Brighton Middle School had a successful volleyball camp earlier this month. The staff consisted of the BMS Volleyball coaches, high school players and even a University of Memphis student. Campers ranged from up and coming fifth and eighth graders. These girls gained fundamental skills such as passing, setting, spiking and serving. The next camp will […]

Alan Cross and DeAngelo Williams

Pair of Tiger Greats

Two of The University of Memphis’ best football players, Alan Cross and DeAngelo Williams, met Saturday on the South Campus in the Billy J. Murphy Athletic Complex prior to conducting the 2016  Phenomenal Pro Football Camp. Cross, a Millington Central High School product, is the all-time leading tight end for the Tigers. Williams, who starred […]

Greg Hardy with players

Hardy’s Summer starts with annual football camp

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It seemed like many years ago Millington native Greg Hardy was among the best in the National Football League. In 2014, the Briarcrest and Ole Miss product was selected the No. 53 player by his peers in the Top 100 NFL Players list. Fast forward to 2016, Hardy is searching for […]

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Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance Honors Freedom’s Heroes

Star Staff Reports On Memorial Day, May 30, Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home & Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery hosted a one-of-a-kind Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance. The Remembrance was a joint effort between Northridge Woodhaven Community Outreach and the Harry M. Crawford American Legion Post 252 of Millington, TN. The Remembrance took place at the Garden of Honor […]

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Calendar of Events June 30, 2016

Month of June -Soul Out Ministries’ nutritional meal are served every Thursday at the Baker Community Center at 7942 Church Street from noon to 1 p.m. The program is a local non-profit organization, tax deductible. Send all donations to Soul Out Ministries 8153 B Street, Millington, TN 38053/ Carolyn Jenkins Founder and CE). For more […]

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David Peel

Lawyer was a fake

By David Peel Every modern lawyer has followed the same painful path: twelve years of school, followed by four years of college, earning a bachelor’s degree, sitting for the LSAT test, then getting accepted into law school, and studying very hard with their nose to the grindstone for three years, and ultimately passing the bar […]

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I’m in a rush

By Otis Griffin My fellow country Southern Americans! Don’t that have a beautiful celestial ring to it?  Just think about it.  Oh you don’t have time as you are too busy.  Well my, my! No one has time any more for friends or neighbors.  You’re lucky to get a wave and maybe that is to […]

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The Amazing Soybean

By Thelma Ledford The amazing soybean!   The soybean is perhaps the world’s most important legume because of its unusually high nutritive value. Besides its unusual power to satisfy hunger, it provides calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium; Vitamins A, B-complex, and Vitamin C. It really is a miracle food. It has one and half times as much […]

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How Can You Declare Your Financial Independence?

Next week, we observe the 4th of July with sparklers, picnics and parades. And living in a country that offers so much freedom, we have a lot to celebrate. But on a more personal level, you may still be working toward another type of independence – financial independence. What can you do to speed your progress […]

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Public Safety June 30, 2016

City Court Reports June 21, 2016 Fines Philip J Blayde – 645 South Main Street, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $150 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Kelly D Richmond – 1600 Oriole Street, Memphis, failure to appear/booking & process, $50 fine plus cost, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $250 fine plus cost, failure […]

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Ordinance increases charge for water usage by 5 percent

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed an ordinance on final reading that increases the city’s charge for water usage by 5 percent. Board members took the action during their June 16 meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Hank Hawkins. The motion was […]

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Local Color Art Exhibit

Star Staff Reports The Millington Arts Council kicked off their inaugural art exhibit showcasing the talent of three area artists.   Lori Campbell, Valerie Shavers, and Christine Yates participated in the event and displayed over 40 pieces of original art at the Millington Civic Center from June 10 – June 19th.   Over 250 area residents viewed […]

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Millington’s Graham signs with Southwest Baseball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojan Baseball program celebrated the signing of Noah Graham today to Southwest Tennessee. For Trojan Head Baseball Coach Zane Adams, the day was historic because Graham became his first athlete to sign a college scholarship since taking over in 2015. Adams, a former standout for Millington in the early […]

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