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FLAG CITY FREEDOM CELEBRATION – An Independence Day Spectacular

Star Staff Reports The city of Millington and Naval Support Activity Mid-South are partnering to celebrate our country’s birthday with a bang. Residents from all over the Mid-South will come together at Navy Lake for great live music, concessions, kids’ activities, and the finest fireworks show in the Mid-South – THE FLAG CITY FREEDOM CELEBRATION! […]

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BREAKING NEWS: City of Millington Supports Millington Municipal Schools

Star Staff Reports The city of Millington is aware of the regrettable decision recently made by the Millington Municipal School Board to explore possible legal action against the City of Millington, which serves as the school’s funding body. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen carry the heavy burden of funding all of the necessary components […]

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2014-15 Fall & Winter Stars of the Season

Football Offensive Star of the Season Logan Stewart The Tipton-Rosemark Academy senior played multiple positions for the Rebels. He saw time at quarterback, running back and wide out. He helped produce many touchdowns to go along with his six interceptions for scores in 2014. The Rebels reached the playoffs for the second straight season behind […]

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Athletes of the Year Finalist for Journal West 10 Media

Journal West 10 Media will recognize for the first time a male and female athlete of  year. Journal West 10 Media is composed of The Bartlett Express, The Millington Star, The Oakland News, The Collierville Independent and The Shelby Sun Times. These papers cover Shelby, Tipton  and Fayette counties. Below are the list of finalist […]

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Reflecting on the best snacks, treats and meals of 2014-15

Another great year of TSSAA sports is in our rearview mirrors. And as the 2015-16 sports calendar speeds to the starting line, I must pause at the stop sign of life to reflect on all the great grub I enjoyed covering events. We had stops all over Tennessee from Lawrenceburg to Arlington. I even stood […]

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Resse handles most of the on-the-court process with the Scrappers during practice as McGhee handles a lot of off-the-court things.

New leadership building up Millington AAU program and players

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Proud South Side Scrapper alum Julian Resse knows the impact basketball can have on a child. The game brought Resse from the streets of South Memphis to the campuses of Lane College and Jackson State. And once his playing days were over, the father decided to share the game he loves […]

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Picture is BlueBank Resort guide Billy Blakely with another satisfied client with a cooler full of bream from June 9.

Bow Prepping and Warm Weather Slabs

By Josh Gowan Another beautiful weekend in the heartland, and according to my Facebook feed the lowly old outdoors writer may be the only person that didn’t go catch any fish! There’s been some talk that I may have joined Angler’s Anonymous, but it’s not true, I’m still a working fishaholic, and the second my […]

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Patriot Bank Makes $25,000 donation to U of M’s Finish Line Program

Star Staff Reports Patriot Bank is making a gift of $25,000 to The University of Memphis’ Finish Line program. The gift was announced at today’s meeting of the Millington Rotary Club. The Finish Line program encourages students who have dropped out after earning 90 or more credits hours to return to school to finish their […]

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Money Management for the ‘Boomerang’ Household

By Jason Alderman Due to recent economic realities, multi-generational living has been on the rise for many families. A 2014 Pew Research Center analysis ( showed that a record 57 million Americans, equal to a little over 18 percent of the U.S. population, lived in multi-generational family households in 2012 – double the number in […]

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There ‘SHO’ Was A Lot To Learn

By Otis Griffin In the metropolis of Rosemark especially during ginning season, there was  a lot of activity back then. The old faded gray metal gin once owned by the Moore Brothers, but eventually sold to the Thompsons, was the center of conversations, especially for the world renowned philosophers. This way they could look across […]

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