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MILLINGTON CITY BEAUTIFUL MONTH EVENTS

*April 11 is the citywide yard sale. *April 18 is the citywide litter pick up.  Volunteers are needed. The day will start at  Aycock Park at 8:30 a.m.  Volunteers will be given free T-shirts.  Come spend a few hours helping beautify the city. 2015 GARDENING SERIES Sponsored by Millington City Beautiful *April 11  11 a.m. @ […]

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After the picture of his older brother A. Edgar Haley appeared in last week's Millington Star, Edward G. Haley invited Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. into his office at City Hall for a meet and greet.

New City Manager reflects on his road to position, sets goals for future

By Thomas Sellers Jr. If you’re familiar with Millington, the name Haley has been a part of folklore for decades. Whether it’s A. Edgar Haley, a well-known educator, or his younger brother Edward G. Haley, a longtime political figure in Flag City, the name Haley is well known in these parts. Recently Edward “Ed” Haley […]

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Getting a Field

By Thomas Sellers Jr. March 24 was a busy day for Head Coach Larry Dagen’s Millington Trojan Soccer team. First he had to get his junior varsity and varsity teams together. The young men had to join forces with the coaching staff to get a new field ready in Centennial Park south of the old […]

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Cougar hurler Fulcher dominates Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford/Millington series in March used to be a district showdown when Zane Adams was playing for the Trojans. But 10 years has passed and now the Munford Cougars vs. Millington Trojan games are a friendly rivalry giving the teams a chance to simulate a league atmosphere. On March 23, the […]

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Leg Up!

Michael Wickersham’s Brighton Cardinals faces a tough week from Brighton to Smyrna. Cardinal pitcher Brent Howard helped Brighton kickoff the last week against Christian Brothers at home. The Purple Wave outlasted the Cardinals 6-3. A couple of days later Brighton traveled to Memphis for the rematch against CBHS losing 4-1. Then Brighton traveled to Warrior […]

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Fresh Starts

Tipton-Rosemark Academy freshman pitcher Tyler Flynn throws his first varsity shutout  Friday at Haywood County. Flynn got the call to the mound to start the game from Head Coach Brad Smith. After four shutout innings and with a commanding 15-0 lead, Flynn watched his Rebels teammates put up another six runs leading to a 21-0 […]

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Brighton’s Avis Van Kampen uses her mind and soccer skills to blaze a path to FHU

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Avis Van Kampen’s road to a scholarship at Freed-Hardeman University started off slow. The Brighton senior is known around the area for academic success and blazing up and down the soccer field for the Lady Cardinals. So those who have seen Van Kampen the past two seasons for the Lady Cardinals […]

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Aerobatic biplane combines adventure and safety at CTI Professional Flight Training

Star Staff Reports Crew Training International Professional Flight Training has just acquired its first fully aerobatic training aircraft, a WACO Great Lakes 2T-1A-2. This 180 horsepower aircraft is equipped with an inverted fuel and oil system, making it capable of upside down flight and a performance range of +5.40 to -4.00 Gs. Handmade in the […]

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Debt and the Deceased: How Should Spouses and Heirs Proceed?

By Jason Alderman If your loved one died leaving significant debt behind, would you know what to do? It’s a worrisome question for everyone. Young or old, based on particular debt circumstances or geographic location, death with debt can provide significant problems for surviving family members. Depending on state law and the specific credit relationships […]

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Pictured is Lance Mansfield with a big Reelfoot crappie.

Heartlander Abroad: Kinkaid Lake, Ill.

By Josh Gowan I believe I may change the title of this column to “Heartlander Abroad”, and maybe start using a moniker or pen name like, I don’t know, “Hunter Fishman”? What do you think? You can’t really expect me to stay home during the spring, so I’m kind of always “abroad” anyway. I do […]

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