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Board OKs agreements with owner, developer of land on Highway 51

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved agreements with the owner and prospective developer of a non-residential subdivision on Highway 51. Board members took the action during their March 15 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. The motion was […]

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2015-16 Trojan Broadcast Class continue strong tradition

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Central High School Broadcasting department not in the NAACP ACT-SO would seem weird since the program has participated the past 9 years. Earlier this month Marshonn Calvin’s students competed in the NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics film competition. Cavlin brought along Breana Maclin, Gregory Harris, Jessica Tackett, Beaonka […]

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Longtime educator and ticket hostess Deborah Timbs ready to close the money box

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On a football Friday, she would try to get a moment away from her post to get a quick look at the Munford Cougars in action. When it came time to work the ticket gate for Cougar Volleyball or Basketball, Deborah Timbs would either have her adopted granddaughter Bee Barnes nearby […]

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WEATHER ALERT: Flash flood watch for area as heavy rains expected

Star Staff Reports The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Shelby County through tomorrow evening.  “We could have a lot of rain in a short period of time.  That could make driving hazardous.  Those who live in areas prone to flooding need to be on alert,” said Dale Lane, Director of […]

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TUESDAY NIGHT BASEBALL UPDATE

Munford 8, Germantown 6 The Munford Cougars continued their hot start last night with an 8-6 win over the Germantown Red Devils. George Cundiff picked up the victory the Cougars to improve to 2-0 on the season. One of the offensive highlights of the night for Munford was Steven Kendrick’s third home run of the […]

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NEWS ALERT: Roberto’s opens in Millington

Star Staff Reports The doors to Roberto’s officially opened Monday at 7838 Church Street in Millington. The owners and managers Angela and Roberto Moctezuma welcomed customers to Roberto’s Mexican Restaurant in the Plaza Shopping Center. The new eatery is located at the former home of Miss Sipps and Catfish Galley. The hours of operation are […]

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Trojan Clement heading to DuPage Football

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Trojans senior Jonathan Clements has kept the recent tradition of Millington Football players reaching the next level. Since Head Coach Chris Michael has taken over in 2010, the Trojans have seen players like Alan Cross, Roland Genesy, Brandon Carmichael, Jamal Collier, LeKeron Garcia and Patrick Macon either sign or earn […]

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Late rally helps Brighton overcome Lady Tigers in opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — The Brighton Lady Cardinals appeared to be losing to the opening-day jitters and Arlington Lady Tigers March 15. Behind 3-0 in the top of the seventh inning on the Arlington Softball Field, the Lady Cardinals were down to their final out with Ta’mya Johnson at the plate. The Brighton […]

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Munford Cougar shortstop Corey Simmons gives an all-out-effort Thursday afternoon trying to throw out a FACS runner at first base in Bartlett during the 2016 Lewis Harris Tournament.

Cougars start the 2016 season with winning streak

By Thomas Sellers Jr. BARTLETT — Good pitching could carry a baseball team to tremendous heights. Throughout the opening week, the Munford Cougars have been participating in the Lewis Harris Tournament across Shelby County taking on the likes of Germantown and MUS. Behind hurlers Dusty Baker and Nick Johnson, Munford picked up a pair of […]

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New beginnings for Trojan Soccer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The sun was finally out and Millington Trojan Soccer Head Coach Larry Dagen finally had a chance to paint the line onto his team’s new field. With Assistant Coach Andy Dupree by his side, the men pulled out the tape measure and portable painter to dress up the green turf of […]

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