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Playhouse 51 hosts Directing Workshop

Star Staff Reports Playhouse 51 is hosting a directing workshop at the Harvell Civic Center located at 8077 Wilkinsville Road in Millington on Saturday from 1–4 p.m.  This workshop offers something for everyone from the novice to the seasoned director.  Presented by Joe Butler, Former Artistic Director for the Gaslight Dinner Theatre, Joe has directed and acted professionally […]

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Time for college-bound seniors to fill out the FAFSA

Star Staff Reports High school seniors planning to attend college or technical school this fall should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also called the FAFSA, as soon as possible, according to KHEAA. The information on the FAFSA determines if students qualify for federal and state grants and for federal student loans. […]

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Investing is a Marathon – Not a Sprint

By Michael Mason Investors sometimes may get frustrated with their investments because those investments don’t seem to produce quick results. Perhaps that’s understandable in our fast-paced society, in which we’ve grown accustomed to instant gratification. But investing is, by nature, a long-term activity. If you look at it in terms of an athletic event, it’s […]

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Trojan Luke Walker puts the squeeze on an opponent Saturday during the Trojan Invitational during a 182-pound weight class match.

Trojan Grappler earns respect taking on Mid-South’s best

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Gearing up for Regionals and a possible run at the State Tournament next month, wrestlers from all over the Mid-South made their way to the William Osteen Gymnasium in Millington last Saturday. Among the grapplers participating in the 2013 Trojan Invitational from Arkansas and Tennessee was Millington Trojan Luke Walker. The […]

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El Paso Johnson slams home two points.

Trojans take second at St. Benedict Tournament

By Thomas Sellers Jr. CORDOVA – The ch   ampionship game of the 2012 St. Benedict Holiday Invitational turned out to be a title bout of North Shelby County. And at the end of the night Dec. 29 the team walking out of the St. Benedict Gymnasium with gold on their plaque was the Bolton […]

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Jerick Newsome skies to the rim for a layup against MUS.

MUS another tough game for Trojans Holiday stretch

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Holiday Season is over and for the Millington Trojans the meat of their 2012-13 schedule is behind them. After opening the season against home-school teams and some of the best in Memphis, the Trojans traveled all over the Mid-South for several games before stepping into District 14-3A play. On Friday […]

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Coltin Griffin and his dad Ron with Coltin's Southeast Missouri button buck killed this past weekend.

Year in Review

By Josh McGowan What a year 2012 has been. An extremely mild winter killed the late duck season, but the fish stayed active and gorged throughout, leading to the best crappie and catfishing our area has seen in years. Quantity was great, but the quality of the fish was really astounding. All across the midwest […]

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What If For The New Year?

By Otis Griffin What If…many changes were made to help all of our society, instead of just benefiting a few?  What If…Our United States of our America stopped sending money overseas to foreign countries, supposedly to maintain good relations?  What If…we sent my Southern Country farmers crops overseas, instead?  What If…the countries couldn’t use our […]

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Billion Dollar Settlement

By David Peel Headline-grabbing legal settlements like the 1.1 Billion-Dollar Toyota class-action lawsuit sound much better in total than they do if one breaks them down into actual benefits. If the court approves the settlement, regardless of the large-sounding amount, it is hardly a boon for Toyota drivers. Owners or recent owners can check ToyotaELSettlement.com.  […]

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Exchange Club donations

Calendar of Events Jan. 10

Gift Exchange: The Exchange Club of Millington recently delivered Christmas bags, which were decorated by students at E.A. Harrold Elementary, to Wesley At Millington Residential. Picture are club members (from left) Lindsay Moore, Becca Ping, Chuck Hurt Jr. and Wesley Activity Director Valerie Cobbs.  Month of January Sign up today for The Millington Family YMCA’s Youth Coed […]

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