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Playhouse 51 celebrates the holidays with The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Star Staff Reports Playhouse 51, Millington’s Community Theater, celebrates the holidays with The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson. Performances for this holiday production covers two weekends; Dec. 5-6 and 12-13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays Dec. 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. Mother has to direct the pageant this year because Mrs. Armstrong […]

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Millington forward Kelvin Jones goes up for a layup during Friday night

Battle of youthful rivals goes to Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The scouting report on the Munford Cougars coming into Friday night’s rivalry game against the Millington Trojans was they are young and lacking varsity experience. But quietly the Millington Trojans have a similar profile with only two seniors who saw major minute last season in Julian Daughtry and Demarius Curry. With […]

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Millington guard Marquisha Sanders tries to keep her dribble alive as Munford freshman forward Gabby Crawford closes in for the steal.

Lady Cougars fight off late Trojan rally for another victory in the rivalry

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Despite a 3-1 start to the season, there’s a disturbing trend developing for the Munford Lady Cougars. Once again last Friday night in the William Osteen Gymnasium, Munford Head Coach Steve Poindexter watched his team build a nice lead only to see it slowly evaporate. This time it was the Millington […]

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Lady Rebels Nafieh in lane

Two much Johnson & Massie for Lady Rebels

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Youth was the name of the game last Tuesday in the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Gymnasium. The FACS Lady Crusaders two leading scorers were a freshman and sophomore in Shay Johnson and Bionka Massie respectively. On the other side, the TRA Lady Rebels were led by senior Bethany Berger and her two freshmen […]

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Cold v. Hot

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The difference last Tuesday night in the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Gymnasium was a few three-pointers falling for one team and the long range bombs of the other squad missing their target. While the FACS Crusaders couldn’t miss from the outside in the first quarter, the host Rebels were off the mark from […]

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Growth

Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and Shelby County Director of Public Works Tom Needham were the guest speaker at a breakfast hosted by the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce for their sustaining investors group at the University of Memphis, Millington campus this week. Mayor Luttrell and Needham discussed economic growth, development and infrastructure in North […]

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What you need to know before reading new social security statements

By Jason Alderman No matter how far away you are from retirement, it’s important to understand your Social Security benefits – and there’s a particularly good reason to do it now. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is bringing back annual paper benefits statements for the first time in three years. It stopped in 2011 to […]

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Great Opening Weekend Deer Hunting

By Josh Gowan What an awesome opener to Missouri’s rifle season! The polar vortex and subsequent snowfall had the deer on their feet and running wide open in much of the state. Our friends in Tennessee are enjoying the same conditions, and freezers across the heartland are being stocked with delicious, nutritious venison, mine included! […]

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Thanksgiving Traditions

By David Peel Thanksgiving is a very special time in most families. Traditions and teachable moments with your family or friends can make it even more precious. Each year, we make a small box, and the kids decorate it. It is simply known as the “Blessing box.”  In it, throughout Thanksgiving until Christmas, each of […]

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Who is right about fats?

By Thelma Ledford I have had to stand alone for many years with the things I have learned. Maybe I am one of the revolutionaries of today. Over forty-eight years ago in my first book about nutrition I read that the nutritionist of today would be the doctor of tomorrow. Is it coming to pass? […]

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