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Congressman Fincher Releases Statement on Shooting Outside of U.S. Capitol

From Congressman Fincher’s Office Washington, D.C. – Congressman Stephen Fincher (R-Frog Jump) released the following statement in response to the shooting outside of the United States Capitol this afternoon: “While we’re still learning the specifics, my entire staff is safe and accounted for. We’re praying that all Congressional offices can say the same and for […]

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Breaking News: School Board Forum set for Oct. 17 at Civic Center

The Millington Exchange Club and The Millington Star will host a School Board Candidate’s Forum Oct. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the George Harvell Civic Center. All the school board member candidates will be invited to the event giving them a chance to meet the residents of Millington and introduce themselves. There are […]

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Munford Homecoming: TMNT vs. Gillmore Girl

Last week was Homecoming Week 2013 at Munford High School. With all five days dedicated to a theme, Wednesday was Super Hero Day. And four Munford students paid tributed to the late 1980s cartoon action heroes the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. From the left are Taylor Hobson (Donatello), Bailee Webb (Michelangelo), Chrissy Cantrell (Raphael) and […]

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Fly Guys & Girls: Memphis Airshow returns to Millington

By Walter Bruce Hale The Memphis Airshow came back to Millington this past weekend. Starting Friday night with a spectacular show that included  planes flying with pyrotechnics and flashing lights. The night ended with the Shockwave jet truck doing 376 mph down the runway through a 1,000 foot wall of fire and a fireworks display. […]

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Lower Income? Don’t pass up the Saver’s credit

By Jason Alderman In 2002, Congress passed legislation to create an income tax credit designed to encourage lower- and middle-income people to save money for retirement. The saver’s credit, worth up to $1,000 a year for individuals ($2,000 for couples filing jointly), rewards people for contributing to an IRA or 401(k) plan. Regrettably, the people […]

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Free Tips for finding money for college

Star Staff Reports If you’re thinking about college, these tips from KHEAA may help you receive more money to pay for your education. ·Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after Jan. 1 to apply for state and federal student aid. File online at www.fafsa.gov for the fastest response. […]

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England native Matt Baxter in charge of the rebirth of soccer at Tipton-Rosemark

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the first time in three  years, Tipton-Rosemark Academy has soccer. In the mid 2000s TRA created a boys’ and girls’ soccer program. The sport had a brief stay on the campus and despite the short life, it had some success. But in 2009-10 the Rebels fielded their last teams and […]

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Lady Trojan Volleyball honor seniors and pick up league win over Kingsbury

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Lady Trojans’ last home game of the volleyball season came before the month of September concluded. It was just another sign of the fast pace first season of Head Coach Jessica Price. But helping her along the way in her first campaign with the Lady Trojans were seniors Haley […]

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Flawless Victory: Munford Volleyball goes perfect in league again

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Laura Leavell and Jodie Duncan have never lost to a District 13-3A opponent. In winning three straight regular-season and tournament district champions, the pair of Munford Lady Cougar seniors were one more win away from locking up another unbeaten league volleyball season visiting Brighton Sept. 24. The host Lady Cardinals pushed […]

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Munford defense keeps Tiger offense scoreless, but punting game gives up three scores in Ripley win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Cougars took the field Friday Night among Homecoming festivities, the powerful sound of the Munford Band and media attention. Earlier in the day the school announced the suspension of Head Football Coach Amhaad Galloway for the Ripley Tiger contest for conduct detrimental to the team. It appeared it was […]

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