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TBI arrests Tipton County man for murder of infant stepson

Star Staff Reports The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation last night arrested and charged a Tipton County man with murder for the death of his infant stepson   Bryan Austin DeMeza, 21, of 2342 Drummonds Road, in Munford, was charged with one count of first degree murder and one count of aggravated child abuse for the […]

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Back to School Bucks

Rene Jones, president of BancorpSouth Bank in Millington, Charles Gulotta president of the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce, chamber board members, and golf committee volunteers presented checks to the principals of E.A. Harrold Elementary School, Millington Elementary School, Lucy Elementary School, Millington Middle School, and Renaissance Academy. Proceeds raised from the Millington Chamber/BancorpSouth Bank Golf […]

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The need is constant: Red Cross seeks additional blood donors this summer

Star Staff Reports While many volunteers generously responded to the emergency call for blood donations from the American Red Cross in July, donors of all blood types, especially O negative, A negative and B negative, are still needed this summer. Blood products are being distributed to hospitals almost as quickly as donations are coming in. […]

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Class of 2013 Spotlight: TRA’s Kaiser receives Air Force ROTC honor

Star Staff Reports Seth Kaiser from Tipton Rosemark Academy was awarded an Air Force ROTC scholarship to attend Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets by Captain Brant Gast.  High school seniors from across the United States are selected after a very competitive application process based on comprehensive tests scores, scholastic achievement, school officials’ evaluations, extra-curricular […]

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Due to the heat, the Trojans moved practice indoors last week. Wrapping up the day, Head Coach Chris Michael and the coaching staff address the players about Jamboree and Week One preparations. The team broke down the final huddle with, "87."

Almost a year later, Trojan Football family bond grows stronger through Payne

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Wrapping up a recent practice, Millington Trojan Head Coach Chris Michael asked all his players to focus on growing spiritually, being dedicated in the classroom and taking care of family. But from the hours of 2 to 5 p.m., Michael demanded the young men who will wear black and gold be […]

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2013-14 Girls Watch List

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Entering the TSSAA 2013-14 calendar year, The Genuine Article will feature 13 girls and boys to watch out for in The Millington Star coverage area. Expect more excitement at Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Munford, Brighton and Millington from the fall to the spring. As usual, the girls are first. Sierra Williams One of […]

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Price crosses county line to lead Lady Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Hired by Millington Central High School in June, Jessica Price got her agenda for the upcoming school year. The Fayette Academy product would teach Physical Science and Biology. Also the newest arrival to MCHS would start August leading the Millington Lady Trojans into the upcoming volleyball season. “I’m ready to help […]

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Area Volleyball Outlook 2013

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Lady Cougars look to make it seven straight Sub-State appearances. But Head Coach Nina Makris will have to do it without four seniors who graduated (Sami Jo Schulz, Lauren Zvolanek and Kelsey Hale starters). Munford will feature two seniors Laura  Leavell and Jodie Duncan. There leadership will be needed […]

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Calendar of Events August 15

Brighton Centennial 5K The town of Brighton will hold the Brighton Centennial 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 14, 2013 starting at 7:15 a.m.  For information,  contact Nan Hill at (210) 279-8188 or by e-mail at nanhillrn@yahoo.com.  More information may be found by visiting https://sites.google.com/site/brightoncentennial/5k-run “Centennial Celebration” The town of Brighton is celebrating its 100th Birthday this […]

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Heartlander Abroad

By Josh Gowan Getting back home after a week in paradise is bittersweet, while I dearly missed my bed and recliner, not having coffee on the beach while the sun rose over the gulf was disheartening. I believe my family would move down to the gulf if I’d let them, but I’d miss the heartland […]

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