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Calendar of Events August 28

The River City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at Northside United Methodist Church in Jackson on Friday with 173 other DAR members to attend the fall workshop. After the opening session and the introduction of national and state officers all members attended breakout sessions.  Lunch was provided and the 2014 National […]

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Public Safety August 28

Arrests Aug. 13 – 23 year old Millington man charged with domestic assault; 29 year old Memphis man charged with failure to appear. Aug. 15 – 18 year old Millington man charged with burglary; 19 year old Memphis man charged with failure to appear; 35 year old Bartlett man charged with failure to appear; 28 […]

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Jerry E. Long

Obituaries August 28

CHARLES ALAN COOK Charles Alan Cook, U.S. Navy Master Chief, Ret.) died in Escondido, Calif., on Aug. 17, 2014 from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). He was born in Virginia in 1949. He graduated from high school in Millington. He enlisted the Navy in 1968 and retired after 30 years. He is survived by his wife […]

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TRA Head Coach Dodd Gengenbach discuss the previous play with quarterback AJ Hightower.

Football Wrapup: Week 1

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy got the 2014 season off to a hot start in the second quarter Friday night against Tupelo Christian Prep leading to a 36-0 victory. After jumping ahead 8-0 in the first quarter behind an AJ Hightower run, the junior quarterback used his arm to get the Rebels rollings […]

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Millington School Board election will have only one contested race

By Bill Short With four candidates seeking a four-year term in three positions on the Millington School Board, the Nov. 4 election will feature only one contested race. Board member Cody Childress is competing with Emile G. Sigee for Position 4, while members Cecilia “C. J.” Haley and Larry Jackson are unopposed in Positions 2 […]

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Keno Taylor rushes from some of his 151 yards.

Late Bloomers: Trojans arrive to Germantown in time to dominate all phases of the game, beat Red Devils 28-0

By Thomas Sellers Jr. GERMANTOWN — The phrase “better late than never,” has taken on a whole new meaning for Millington Trojans Head Football Coach Chris Michael. The 2014 season-opening game at Germantown as been on the schedule for months. But hours away from kickoff Friday night, the Trojans were running a little late getting […]

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Volleyball Gable slam

Teams take steps in the right directions

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since a Gable has been on the roster of the Munford Lady Cougars, the Millington Lady Trojans haven’t won a set. Scarlet started that run in 2007 and her sisters Savannah and Cecily have continued the tradition of beating the Lady Trojans since. Over the years there have been some thrilling […]

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Celebration of Schools

Millington Celebrates School System

By Thomas Sellers Jr. 8 The triple digits outside Saturday had Flag City all heated up. But the firestorm of support for Millington Municipal Schools inside the much cooler Millington Central High School Cafeteria illuminated the day. The celebration of Millington Municipal Schools sponsored by MMS, the city of Millington and Millington Education Foundation invited […]

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Gridiron Glory on newsstands this week

The Journal 10 West Media and Millington Star’s annual look into the football season is inside this week’s edition of the papers. The 2014 Gridiron Glory takes you inside the locker rooms of Millington, Munford, Brighton and Tipton-Rosemark Academy. Plus get information on other area rivals like Germantown, Alrington, Collierville, Bartlett, Bolton, Houston, private schools […]

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Eldon Tyms looks for a receiver down field at Germantown.

Trojans blank Red Devils to start 1-0

By Thomas Sellers Jr. GERMANTOWN — Last year the Germantown Red Devils traveled to Millington and left victors. The Millington Trojans returned the favor Friday night leaving Red Devil Stadium with a 28-0 win over Germantown to start the 2014 season 1-0. Behind the running of sophomore Keno Taylor, the Trojans marched down the field […]

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