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Goodwill’s Job and Bargain centers open in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Goodwill campus located at 8059 Highway 51 North has been expanding. For the past few month, crews have been working on building the Goodwill Job Center located at the rear of the Retail Store. And next door the Goodwill Bargain Center was created. Last Wednesday Goodwill CEO and President […]

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Brighton’s Big Hits

Friday night was tough for St. Benedict ball carriers on the Brighton Football Field. The host Cardinals made several tackled against the St. Benedict Eagles in the two 15-minute quarter format jamboree. Prior to the Eagles and Cardinals taking the field, the FACS Crusaders took on the Covington Chargers. The regular season kicks off for […]

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Millington's Ashley Freeze will be featured in the Lady Trojan attack this year.

Lady Trojans enter year two with Harper and talented crew

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2015 Millington Lady Trojan Volleyball team is loaded with talented sophomores including Head Coach Jenna Harper. Entering her second season with the black and gold, Harper has compiled a group of senior leaders and 10th graders ready to live up to their promise moving into a new Class 2A district. […]

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Last season Amy Chandler learned the Millington Soccer program as an assistant coach. This year she is in charge of the Lady Trojans.

New Era for Lady Trojan Soccer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There is a lot of newness around the Millington Lady Trojan Soccer program entering the 2015 season. New Head Coach Amy Chandler is happy to have seven experienced seniors during this transition period. The total of 12 upperclassmen have a new coach, new home at USA Stadium and new district to […]

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10 Reasons Why You Might Be Financially Stressed

By Nathaniel Sillin Stress can come from everywhere – career, school, family, relationships, health – and especially money. The American Psychological Association (APA) recently reported that money remains the number one stressor for 72 percent of Americans. In fact, money has led the APA’s annual stress survey since its debut in 2007, the year before […]

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Faire Game

By Susan Macdonald For the past few weekends, my husband and I have been dancing at Shelby Farms in 90-plus degree heat, practicing the Black Nag, the Queen’s Almaine, and the Brawl. I’ve been making bunting and putting up posters. My husband has been hammering, drilling, and grommeting. My son, a Millington Central High School […]

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Tractor trailer crashes

By David Peel Whether it be on I 40 or I 55 Tennessee accidents involving tractor trailers are always serious and sometimes fatal. In tractor trailer crashes, 98 percent of fatalities occur to the individuals in the cars and SUVs around them. Tractor trailers often weigh over 80,000 pounds.  As an injury lawyer who has […]

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Study On It ‘fore You Make a Final Decision

By Otis Griffin This was one of the few things that ‘pert nigh’ everybody had or at least needed to survive.  Man can not live by bread alone; he must have some fresh vegetables out of the garden.  As my ‘pore’ old country hard working rednecks know, you don’t wake up one day and a […]

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Calendar of Events August 20, 2015

Dr. George S. Flinn, Jr. recently visited the Millington Rotary Club at Patriot Bank July 23 as the guest speaker. Flinn is known as a radiologist at Flinn Clinic located at 1325 Eastmoreland Ave., in Memphis, a politician and as the owner of Flinn Broadcasting. Some of the Flinn Broadcasting stations are Sports 56 and […]

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County Road Crews Pick Up 37 Tons of Trash in July

Star Staff Reports County trash crews picked up 37 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms. “Every dollar used for litter could have been spent on other pressing citizen needs. Still, we’re committed to improve the appearance of Shelby County to retain and attract residents […]

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