Archive | June 4, 2015

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BREAKING NEWS: Body found in Lions Park

Star Staff Reports The Millington Police Department is currently investigating a body found in Lions Park near USA Stadium this afternoon. Some reports are saying the body found was a former officer and an apparent suicide. The Millington Star will update this story as details come in.

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Star in the Sky: Kilgore recognized at annual All-Star Game showcasing County’s best

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the past three years, the best baseball players in Shelby County have marked their calendars for the day after Memorial Day to participate in the Shelby County Baseball All-Star Game at USA Stadium. Christian Brothers High School standout Colin Kilgore was well on his way toward making a date to […]

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McMillian Honored 3-19

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Back during the 2014-15 NCAA basketball season, the University of Tennessee at Martin honored Women’s Head Coach Kevin McMillan for becoming the  school’s all-time winningest coach after win No. 106. McMillan, an Millington Central High School Hall of Famer from his days of leading the Lady Trojans, won four straight Ohio Valley Conference titles since […]

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Gil Erwin Signing shot

Erwin leaves a strong legacy at Rosemark, next stop is Christian Brothers University

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The name Gil Erwin is among the all-time greats who played at Tipton-Rosemark Academy. The Rebel Baseball program has enjoyed unparallel success the past 8 years under Head Coach Brad Smith. Multiple State Tournament appearances, two runner-up finishes, tournament titles and almost 20 college signees has given the program respect across […]

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Millington Krystal Celebrates Grand Re-Opening May 16 with music, fun, prizes and free burgers

Star Staff Reports The Krystal® restaurant located in Millington at 7856 Highway 51 North has been completely remodeled and the eatery celebrated May 16. The first 50 guests in line walked away with free Krystals for a month* and one guest won free food for a year. The party lasted all day, and was filled […]

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Planning a Wedding on a Budget

By Jason Alderman Should a dream wedding mean delaying a down payment on a home? That’s a tradeoff many couples make these days. The Knot, a wedding planning and publishing company, recently released its Real Weddings Study (http://www.xogroupinc.com/press-releases-home/2015-press-releases/2015-03-12-the-knot-2014-real-weddings-study.aspx) of average wedding costs for 2014, announcing a national average price tag of $31,213 (not including the […]

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Open Mike for web

You’re wrong about teens — I’ve got proof

By Mike T. Smith I hear it all the time. “You work with teenagers? Why bother?” Too many see this generation growing up now as a lost cause. I don’t see it that way, and for that I’ve been accused of being naive. Sure I watch the news. I see the reports and stories of […]

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I Need a Permit

By Otis Griffin We were all the same growin’ up in the metropolis of Rosemark.  Yep, just plain ‘pore’.  But no one knew the difference. Most families only had a truck but some had a car that was only used for special occasions.  The car was always shiny and ready for a funeral, a ball […]

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David Peel

Thank You for Your Service

By David Peel The other day I was at the Grizzlies play off game and noticed how few people even put their phone down during the National Anthem. Many did not place their hand over their heart, take off their hats, or look at the flag. I guess I have not noticed it before, but […]

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Optimal Health is a Treasure

By Thelma Ledford Has life been pushing you along at such a pace that your health has been neglected?  Do you want to feel better? Or avoid the pharmaceutical drug route? One of life’s greatest blessings is to have good physical and mental health. Poor health reduces our ability to enjoy life and limits our […]

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