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Millington Farmers’ Market Season Opens May 7

Star Staff Reports The Millington Farmers’ Market will open for business on Saturday, May 7 at 8 a.m. The market will be open each Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.through the last Saturday in October. The mission of the market is promote a green, healthy lifestyle by connecting local growers with the community in a thriving […]

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National Day of Prayer 2016

Millington to observe National Day of Prayer this Thursday

Star Staff Reports The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to turn to God in prayer and meditation for our nation and our leaders.  It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into […]

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Brighton v Munford baseball

Cardinals’ victory over rival Munford earns team District 13-3A regular-season championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sports experts like to predict the near future and things that will happen down the road. In March, most baseball minds in the area forecasted District 13-3A coming down to the defending champs Dyer County Choctaws and the upstart Munford Cougars. Then a possible X-factor could be the Hardin County Tigers. […]

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Joe Fulcher on mound

Fulcher in Fantastic Form

The following night, April 19,  both teams took the field in Munford for the rematch with the Cougars winning 9-0 over the Brighton Cardinals. Munford Cougar Joe Fulcher pitched a gem giving up one with 13 strike outs in 7 innings. He only needed 83 pitches and had a perfect game going with 1 out […]

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Bri v Mun Soccer

Cards avenge earlier loss to Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Back when Trevor Schneider attended Brighton High School, there was no Brighton/Munford soccer rivalry. It wasn’t like Munford High School didn’t exist. The simple reason for no rivalry in the late 2000s was because the two schools combined for one soccer team. Dylan Burnett was a part of the first Brighton […]

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Lady Trojans performing better, suffer setback against Haywood

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The results are getting closer and the opponents are recognizing the improvements in the Millington Lady Trojans. Under the direction of new Head Coach Whitney Horton, the Lady Trojans are even picking up some wins. On April 19 Millington had a chance to earn another District 15-2A victory taking on the […]

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Coach Beckmann: MCHS graduate returns to share her love of volleyball, grow sport in Flag City

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Recently volleyball has been getting a push of populatrity in Millington. The 2015 Millington Lady Trojans reached Sub-State in Class 2A and earned the school’s first district title and banner. While Head Coach Jenna Harper prepares to build on that success, past Millington Lady Trojan Volleyball standouts are trying to capitalize […]

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MilSoc Ethan Dupree

Extra Time

The Millington Trojans, featuring Jake Hawkins No. 12, picked up a big league win on the road Friday night. The Trojans defeated the Covington Chargers 3-2 in two overtimes. In regulation, Millington senior Ethan Dupree scored two goals. In the extra time, the game-winning goal was scored by Jerrett Everson. In goal for Millington making […]

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Millington Central High School SPED shares the fun with area schools

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On April 8, the Millington Central High School Gymnasium transformed into a carnival. The games and activities were all for the SPED students of MCHS, Millington Middle School, Arlington High School and Bartlett Freshman Academy.All school year the teachers, assistants and faculty have prepared for the annual Spring Fling. The event […]

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Good Eats Ledford

Environmental Illness

By Thelma Ledford Emily’s Testimony:   It was l995 and my sophomore year at Blue Mountain College. My schedule was very full of school and extracurricular activities, including tennis and other physical exercises. In September, my knees began hurting and I had to skip some classes. I explained the throbbing and tingling pain in my knees […]

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