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Calendar of Events March 6

Month of March
Millington Airport Authority Board of Commissioners Meetings are scheduled at 3:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Millington Regional Jetport. For more information, call 873-5796.

Jordan’s Thrifts, Gifts & Java located at 6646 Highway 51 North by Plantation Oaks Hotel will be starting classes on Jan. 6 from 6-8 p.m. for the following classes: Domestic Violence, Shelter from the Storm (Overcoming Sexual Abuse) and Celebrate Recovery (Overcoming Addictions). For more information, call one of these women to sign up as space is limited Lisa Tennyson at 828-2189 or Lainie Hale at 488-0268.

Sunday morning worship service at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 3099 West Union Road is held at 11 a.m. For more information, call 876-5757 ext 3.

Tops (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)  meets on Fridays from 9-11 a.m. at Millington Community Center. Come join us the group to have fun. For more information, call Doris Landerman at 573-8536.

The Exchange Club of Millington meets at Old Timer’s Restaurant in Millington at noon every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Guest are always welcomed. For more information, call 872-8888.

Boston butts are on sale for $30 as a benefit fundraiser for the Bruce Potter Memorial Scholarship Fund. Call Munford Police Department at 837-5980 to reserve yours today. Pick-up will be March 8. The Bruce Potter Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to help any senior who wants to pursue a career in Criminal Justice. Office Potter was a reserve with the Munford Police Department when he was struck with a terminal brain tumor. Unfortunately Office Potter lost his battle in March of 2013. The Bruce Potter Memorial Scholarship Fund was conceived in honor of Office Potter in hopes that others might be able to extend his love and appreciation for his community and the criminal justice field.

The Understanding Grief Series I presents free worksheets on surviving grief during the holidays or any time of year. For more information, visit or call C.W. Mason at 743-7705.

City of Munford, The recycling container is located at the south end of Haddad’s Department Store parking lot on Crigger Circle.  Only newsprint, corrugated cardboard and plastics are collected at this site.  Additional materials are collected at the Tipton County Recycling Center located at the landfill on Highway 51. Computers may be recycled free of charge at Expertek, 70 Munford Avenue.

March 8
A Benefit Fish Fry will be held on March 8 at Embury UMC 2060 Locke Cuba Road in Millington for Lorrie Beth Caldwell Leach. The serving will start at 3:30 p.m. with a menu of catfish, French fries, hush puppies, cole slaw, corn bread, ice tea, coffee and dessert. All proceeds will go to Lorrie Beth Caldwell Leach. For more information, call 876-5729 or visit

Upper Canaan M. B. Church located at 9090 Highway 51 North in Millington will have  a Clothes-Give-Away Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. An assortment of clothes and shoes for male and female adults as well as for boys and girls of all ages will be available. Accessories such as jewelry, belts, hats, scarves and gloves will be also be given. Household items (such as comforters, draperies, lamps ,etc.) along with Easter decorations will be included.  Pastor Julius Hawkins and members are asking all who can and will to come. For more information, call H.W. Vann at 872-0673 or Upper Canaan Baptist Church at 872-6919.

March 10
The Millington Book Chat Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Mr. Tommy Hurdle. The program will consist of former Millington resident Catherine Wright-Taylor and her husband Douglas speaking about their lives as artist, writers and collaborating on a book. For more information, call, 872-7812.

March 12
KICKs, Kids In Christ the King, is a youth based program that meets at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, at 3099 West Union Road.  It is a program for youths aged 3-17 years old.  The theme for the dinner and activities on March 12 is Luck of the Irish, please wear green. For more information, call 876-5757 ext 3.

March 13
The Rosemark Civic Club will meet on Thursday, at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall of the Richland Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 8658 Rosemark Road, in Millington.The agenda will include an update on zoning issues and the recent activity concerning Lakeland Annexation. All interested citizens are invited to attend. For more information, contact Trip Jones at or 461-4260.

March 29
The Kiwanis Club of Millington will host its annual Pancake Breakfast at Baker Community Cetner on Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. Come enjoy a hearty breakfast with proceeds going to youth and elderly community needs.

Come join us for a night of fun on Saturday March, 29 at St William Catholic Church, located at 4932 Easley Ave, Millington.  Play starts at 7 p.m. Come early and decorate your table.  Prize for best table.  Bring your own food, drinks and snacks.  There is a fee per table of 8 for a team.  Registration must be in by March 22 to the church office. Make Checks payable to St William.  Door prizes and prizes for top 3 scoring teams.  For more information, call the office at 872-4099 of Judi Harper at 835-4707.

Attention Millington Central High School Class of 1964: class member Dick Stetson is asking for information regarding the 50th anniversary reunion for the class. If any readers of The Star is aware of such as event being scheduled he would appreciate being contacted at

S.A.F.E. Class
This is a free Self Defense Awareness & Familiarization Exchange Program for women only ages 15 to 90-plus being held Friday, Feb. 28 from 6-9 p.m. at Atoka Senior Center. Pre-registration is required.

SYS Track Sign-ups
Shelby Youth Sports Track & Field registrations are underway on Tuesdays and Thursdays during February from 6-8 p.m. at Exline’s Pizza in Millington located at 8507 Highway 51 North. Practice starts Feb. 20 with the location to be determined. The first track meet will be on March 22 with the season ending the last week in May. There are fees; cost $135 and covers $55 SYS fee; $40 program fee for trophy/banquet; and $40 uniforms. For more information, call Assistant Sports Director Nikki Greil at (501)707-4711, Track Commissioner Cassandra Hill at 653-8763 or Assistant Track Commissioner Aaron Carter at (314)498-1287

Month of April
Millington Police vs. Millington Fire Softball Challenge will be held April 26 at 3 p.m at the First Baptist Fields. This is the second annual challenge and the public is welcome with free admission. For more information, call Michael Jordan 229-3530 or Greg Grurthoff 413-6522. The make-up date will be May 10.

It’s that time of year again when resolutions are being set…is your resolution to get in shape or run/walk your first 5K?  Well come join the organizers and racers on March 22  for the 5th Annual Jackson Culley Mito-What?5K
“We are so excited about our 5th Anniversary and we hare hoping to make this event the biggest yet.”
Mito-What? 5K Registration  at
Millington Airport building

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