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SPORTS ALERT: Trojans outlast Bolton to open 2018 victorious

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 93rd season of Millington Trojan Football would begin under the lights of Mooney Bosewell Field with uncertainty. Head Coach Chris Michael would suit up several young players on both sides of the ball. But the evening would have two sure bets. The Bolton Wildcats would provide tough competition in the […]

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Journal West 10 Media releases first ranking for 2018

The Germantown Red Devils were the inaugural Journal West 10 Media Power 10 champions going 10-0 last season. As the 2018 prep football season kicks off Friday night across the state. The Red Devils look prime to defend their crown. Here is the preseason rankings for the teams in our coverage area. The teams from the […]

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Let’s Do It Again: Rebels look to improve after memorable 2017 campaign

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Did the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels peak in 2017? If you talk to the coaches and players coming back for 2018, the clear answer is a definite ‘No.’ Last season TRA won seven games in the regular season and earned a home playoff game. Multiple players were named to the All-State team […]

2018 Millington Trojan Seniors

Tri This: 2018 Trojans will have multiple looks as young linemen mature

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Competition has pushed the trio of Tommy Clifton, Zeb Marvin and newcomer Josh Allred to a new level of excellence this past spring and summer. As all three upperclassmen battle for the Millington Trojan quarterback position, Allred, Clifton and Marvin have formed a friendship and understanding of pushing the Trojans to […]

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NMCA Homecoming with Return to Memphis in 2019

Star Staff Reports The National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) will make a return to Memphis International Raceway in Millington thanks to facility upgrades as it’s bringing the spirit and excitement of street-legal drag racing back to its home. The drag competition and car show event is being dubbed “The Memphis Homecoming” and it is happening […]

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Start Roland: Millington native named executive director of Chamber of Commerce

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Whether a business owner or Shelby County Commissioner, the sight of Terry Roland at a Millington Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon was routine. But at the latest gathering with the Chamber held Aug. 7 at the Millington Family YMCA, Roland was kind of the man of the hour. Before getting to […]

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Calendar of Events August 16, 2018

Trojan Football 2018 Millington Trojan Football Sponsorship Packages are available ranging from Platinum to Bronze. To get more information on the packages, contact Millington Football Booster members Tony Johnson, president at (901)-491-2483, Debby Clifton, vice president at (901) 574-8466, Scott Percer, sponsorship volunteer at (901) 652-1646 or e-mail: millingtontrojanfootball@gmail.com Dance Night at The Baker Join […]

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Enough is Enough

Crisis Center staff shines light on illegal dumping The front porch, the side and back of the Millington Crisis Center is not a dumping ground. If you live inside the City limits of Millington you can dump at the landfill for free. Security footage will be given to the Millington Police Department for illegal dumping to […]

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Public Safety August 16, 2018

Arrests Aug. 1- 54-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; Aug. 2- 43-year-old Memphis male charged with reckless driving, lights required on motor vehicles, driving under the influence x2 and driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked; 40-year-old Millington male charged with public intoxication; 37-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – […]

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Ordinance allows crematories without BZA approval

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading this week that allows crematories without approval by the Board of Zoning Appeals. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Don […]

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Concussions

By David Peel Brain injuries can result from car crashes where no cut or bruise is on the head.   The violent jerking of a rear-end collision, for example, can imitate the well-known “shaken baby syndrome.” Diagnostic tests typically will not show any changes on them unless a brain bleed is present.  Most often a CT […]

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Obituaries August 16, 2018

MARLIE LEON CANTRELL Marlie Leon Cantrell, 73, of Tipton, passed way Aug. 1, 2018. Gathering of friends and family was held Aug. 5 at Munford Funeral Home in Munford. Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel had charge. SYLVIA CAVITT Sylvia Cavitt 56, passed away on Aug. 5, 2018. Service was held Aug. 11 at Jefferson Mortuary […]

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Generation Now

Millington Trojans Assistant Coach Tommy Clifton looks in on a play Friday night during the 2018 Municipality Schools Football Jamboree quarter against the Collierville Dragons in Arlington. Clifton got a chance to view some of Millington’s key players like Corey Smith (No. 3), Johnny Mattox (No. 15) and his grandson Tommy Clifton III (No. 10) […]

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Next Gen: SYS Trojans are Millington established & Millington made

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The roll call of schools for the potential starting offensive line for the 2018 Millington SYS Trojans is pure Millington. As SYS Trojan Director Jeff Gibson went down the line, schools like E.E. Jeter, E.A. Harrold, Millington Elementary, Lucy echoed across the Aycock Park turf from the players. Almost every player […]

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Touring Tennessee Through Texts: A Summer Reading Adventure

Star Staff Reports The hallways of Millington’s elementary schools were full of excitement and student learning during the month of June. For the second year, Millington Municipal School District was one of the 200 programs that were state grant recipients of Read to be Ready, a program to address Tennessee’s stalled scores in reading and […]

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