Archive | August 23, 2012

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Northaven Remembers Dana Payne

The Millington Trojans Football players came to the home of the late Dana Payne to remember his 15 years within the community he grew up. Several dozen came to Tameka Smith’s Northaven home to pay tribute to Payne. Her son was a sophomore at Millington Central High School and played wide receiver and defensive back […]

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Out of Africa

Ambassadors of the game of volleyball like Wendy Porter have helped it get a global appeal. Recently in Nairobi, Kenya, Porter taught at an international school and coached the volleyball team. But the Texas native is glad to be back States side taking over the controls of the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels. “Volleyball was a […]

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Brighton gives Riverdale a battle

Riverdale junior Mariko Odom had a game of biblical proportion Friday night. But like most good stories in the Bible, Odom and his Warrior teammates had to make a long, trying journey to their destination. After a slow start against the host Brighton Cardinals, Odom made a momentum boosting play with a 55-yard interception return […]

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Spirit Lives On

[media-credit id=8 align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]Nearly 10 tribes from across North America were represented this past weekend at Millington’s USA Stadium during the Seventh Annual Turtle Island Pow Wow. Event Organizer Hal Coulston said he was happy with the events, participants and spectators for the two-day event coming from across the United States and Mexico. But Coulston […]

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Ordinance to repeal Lucy annexation passes second readin

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on second reading this week that would repeal the ordinance designed to annex the Lucy community into the city. Board members took the action Monday night during a special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Jim Brown and seconded […]

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Art Show coming to Millington Library

[media-credit id=8 align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]An Art Exhibit will be held at the Millington Public Library for Pat Luttrell. The wife of Shelby County Mayor Mark, Pat’s is bringing some of her work Millington for a two-day exhibit. The event sponsored by Patriot Bank, Sam’s Club, C’s Jewelry and Cary & Lalania Vaughn will take place Friday […]

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Dakin recounts journey to Alderman spot

Preparing for school has been the typical summer for Frankie Dakin since graduating from Millington Central High School in 2010. Last week marked the start of his junior year at Rhodes College. But the summer of 2012 saw Dakin making headlines running for Alderman Position 3 in his hometown of Millington. And on Aug. 2 […]

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Spot the Star

[media-credit id=8 align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]This week’s Spot the Star winner is Henry McCurdy. He lives near the Shelby/Tipton border and can be seen driving his classic ’37 Dodge Coupe. He was presented a Walmart gift card in front of his car by The Millington Star’s Brittaney Spahr. McCurdy has been a subscriber to The Star for […]

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Applebee's @ night

Applebee’s to Open Aug. 27

[media-credit id=8 align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]Millington Applebee’s to open Aug. 27. The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting prior to the opening.

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McCallie Ruffin

New Leader of the Flock

The Brighton Lady Cardinals Volleyball program has maintained a high level of play started years ago by former coach Max Griffith. Since her retirement the Lady Cardinals have reached Regionals every year. Now the woman who will be in charge of keeping that winning tradition going in District 13-3A is Cheryl Jacobs. “I’m real excited […]

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