Archive | July 18, 2013

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Thomas@TEN: Look Back at TRA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. When I arrived to The Millington Star in 2003, Tipton-Rosemark Academy was a small private school located between the borders of Tipton and Shelby county. Larger in physical size now, TRA has maintained high academic standards while shining in athletics using a family-based approached. Tradition is one of the main values […]

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Former Rebel Basketball star Todd Starks experiences more success on college level, now looking towards the pros

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Todd Starks seems to have a habit of joining a basketball team and making it championship caliber. Back in 2008, Starks transferred to Tipton-Rosemark Academy midway through his senior year and the Rebels basketball season. And along with Head Coach Dan Martin and teammates like Jacob Arnett, Michael Gordon and Aaron […]

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Saying a Little Thanks

Millington Police Chief Rita Stanback presented Inspector Jimmy Little with a plaque Friday afternoon thanking him for 25 years of service during a retirement luncheon at the Millington Police Department. We wish him the best in the future.

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LUCY GOLD: Flea Market brings thrills and finds to town

By Thomas Sellers Jr. From salt and pepper shakers to Salt-N-Pepa vinyl albums, a trip to the Lucy Road Flea Market and Antiques could net a customer any kind of hidden treasure. Lucy Flea Market owners Winford and Barbara Davis know the thrills of jumping into their car and heading out to yard sales and […]

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Columnist welcomes Millington/South Tipton to send in pics

By Josh Gowan We were awfully fortunate here in the Heartland to get a fantastic weekend of weather, at least most of us. A lot of folks to our east and south didn’t fare quite as well. If finally became good and hot, and any worries about this year’s mosquito hatch being low has been […]

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Finally Some Legal Drivin’

By Otis Griffin Does anyone remember when you finally got your driver’s license at age sixteen and could legally race? Until then we had been driving for years but it was considered a necessary part of working.  Arvis delivered hogs, corn and cotton per Mr. Solon’s instructions but he followed the designated trail ‘egg-zackly’ or […]

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School Questions

By Brian Bloom At the time of this writing, the suburban school’s referendum results are still 24 hours away although the outcome has never really been in doubt. (For the verified numbers log on to millington-news.com) The issue, of course, is simple. Do the people of Bartlett, Millington, Arlington, Lakeland, Collierville and Germantown want their […]

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Public Safety July 18

Fire Reports Fire in mobile home July 8 – 6230 Division Lane. Natural vegetation fire, other July 6 – Big Creek Church Road. Authorized Controlled Burning July 5 – Wheat field behind Millington East Elementary. Motor vehicle accident with injuries July 8 – Cuba-Millington Road at Wilkinsville Road. Motor vehicle accident without injuries July 10 […]

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Obituary July 18

JAMES ‘JIM’ ROYAL James “Jim” Royal, 70, of Millington, passed away July 8, 2013. The family received friends July 12 and a service was held July 13 at the Millington Chapel. Interment followed at Big Creek Cemetery. He served two tours in Vietnam as a Marine and presently worked for Horne’s Escort and Guard. He […]

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Calendar of Events July 18

Royal Couple The Apostolic Church of Millington proudly announced its 2013 Baby Parade King and Queen. King Weston Wilbanks and Queen Hayllie Dockery.  Wilbanks and Dockery won their titles by raising a total of more than $800 with the help of their family and friends. Wilbanks, 2, was followed by a court of 2 princes […]

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