Archive | July 24, 2014

Trojan Football camp

Kickoff Time!

On Monday, Millington Trojan holder Spencer Percer watches place-kicker Luke Bell boom a kickoff on the grounds of the Millington First Baptist Church. The Trojans under the guidance of Head Coach Chris Michael held the three-day camp at the church preparing for the 2014 season. Below: Trojan linebacker Patrick Macon wraps up a drill with […]

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Colby Potson CBU

Cardinal standout finally picks his college home, Christian Brothers

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Ten years ago Brian Oswalt was a fresh-face coach racing through his native Mississippi trying to land a college home for his first standout Brighton Cardinal. Hunter Scott signed with Itawamba Community College back 2004. Over the past decade, more Cardinals signed to colleges like The University of Memphis and West […]

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BUS Insouth donations

Good Goodies

Under the guidance of Business Manager Cindy Newman, the Millington Insouth Bank located at 7696 Highway 51 North held a bake sale July 3 to benefit the Millington Crisis Center. Center Director Lois Wilber was recently presented the proceeds from the sale, $566.18, to help the Center with regular monthly bills. The non-profit organization located […]

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David Peel

‘Upside Down’ Car Destroyed

By David Peel Being upside down in a car simply means that you owe more on the car than it is worth. This is very common, especially if you buy a car or truck brand new. So, if you have a brand new pick up truck that you owe $25,000.00 on, and someone destroys it, […]

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Good Eats Ledford

Natural Wholesome Food

By Thelma Ledford Some folks think that natural foods do not taste good. Well, I disprove that all the time. I find that most people enjoy them better. Some people think that it costs too much to supplement. A man said to me, “It costs too much.” To which I replied, “So do wide screen […]

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Blood Donations Needed in Mid-South

Star Staff Reports The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage. During the summer months, on average, about two fewer […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety July 24

Arrests July 9 – 21 year old Memphis man charged with failure to arrear. July 10 – 36 year old Memphis man charged with failure to appear. July 11 – 36 year Millington man charged with failure to appear, vandalism over $500. July 13 – 39 year old Memphis man charged with failure to appear; […]

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Cal Clopton United Methodist event 7-24

Calendar of Events July 24

Marti Miller, President of A Mid-South Investigation (A MSI), Body Language Expert and Jury Trial Consultant recently visited the Young at Heart senior group at Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton.  She discussed senior safety and self-defense.  With the help of Steve Davis, she demonstrates how a cane can be used as a weapon. Month […]

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Stephanie Love shot 2

Millington native’s road to redemption leads her onto the ballot for SCS school board

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Known in her hometown as Patty, the next title Millington native Stephanie Love wants to be known as is Shelby County School Board member for District 3. Early voting began July 18 and will conclude Aug. 2. Love name is on the ballot against Anthony Lockhart and Teddy King to be […]

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MMS meet and greet Roper

Superintendent responds to parents’ questions about new school system

By Bill Short Dr. David Roper, superintendent of Millington Municipal Schools, discussed “arrangements” last week for the transportation, feeding and instruction of students during the upcoming academic year. While acknowledging that the bus routes have not yet been “finalized,” he said they are expected to be ready on July 29, when parents register their children […]

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