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Public Safety

Public Safety June 30, 2016

City Court Reports June 21, 2016 Fines Philip J Blayde – 645 South Main Street, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $150 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Kelly D Richmond – 1600 Oriole Street, Memphis, failure to appear/booking & process, $50 fine plus cost, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $250 fine plus cost, failure […]

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Ordinance increases charge for water usage by 5 percent

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed an ordinance on final reading that increases the city’s charge for water usage by 5 percent. Board members took the action during their June 16 meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Hank Hawkins. The motion was […]

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Hardy’s Summer starts with annual football camp

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It seemed like many years ago Millington native Greg Hardy was among the best in the National Football League. In 2014, the Briarcrest and Ole Miss product was selected the No. 53 player by his peers in the Top 100 NFL Players list. Fast forward to 2016, Hardy is searching for […]

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Local Color Art Exhibit

Star Staff Reports The Millington Arts Council kicked off their inaugural art exhibit showcasing the talent of three area artists.   Lori Campbell, Valerie Shavers, and Christine Yates participated in the event and displayed over 40 pieces of original art at the Millington Civic Center from June 10 – June 19th.   Over 250 area residents viewed […]

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Noah Graham signing

Millington’s Graham signs with Southwest Baseball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojan Baseball program celebrated the signing of Noah Graham today to Southwest Tennessee. For Trojan Head Baseball Coach Zane Adams, the day was historic because Graham became his first athlete to sign a college scholarship since taking over in 2015. Adams, a former standout for Millington in the early […]

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Fleming and Beasley win Star Athletes of the Year

Star Staff Reports The Millington Star is proud to announce the recent awarding of the Male and Female Athlete of the Year awards. The Star’s Athletes of the Year started 10 years ago with the first winners of Buck Wakefield of Munford and Whitney Robison of Brighton. The 2016 Male Athlete of the Year is […]

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Cordova Teen Missing

BREAKING NEWS: 15-year-old missing from Cordova

TYPE OF ALERT: Endangered Runaway Child DATE: 06-20-16 TIME: 0500hrs. LOCATION: 2300 block Oak Springs Dr. NAME: Jennifer Voyles ADDRESS: 2300 block Oak Springs Dr. NARRATIVE: The victim ran away from home after being discipline. She has been diagnosed with a mental condition and is currently on medication. She also suffers with depression. VICTIM DESCRIPTION: […]

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2016 Food April Simpson Peanut Butter Cake

Best in Food 2016

By Thomas Sellers Jr. I love food might be an understatement for June. There is Father’s Day, multiple birthdays and a few barbecues I typically partake in during the sixth month of the year. I should be resting after a long TSSAA sports, years of concession stands, hospitality rooms and surprise treats. From August to […]

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Tennessee 4-H Air Rifle Shooting Team clinches State, National Qualifer and Advances to National Championships

Star Staff Reports Tennessee’s 4-H Air Rifle Shooting Team, comprised of two teens from Shelby County including the top scorer, has earned a competitive spot in the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships, June 26-July 1, 2016 at Heartland Public Shooting Park in Grand Island, Neb.  The team consists of No. 1 scorer David Crenshaw, 16 […]

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Spring Stars of the Season

2016 Spring Sports Stars of the Season

Boys’ Soccer Star of the Season Ethan Dupree The Millington Trojan senior was all over the field in 2016. He even had a hat trick in the opening game. He was among the leaders in assists for the Trojans and was a key defensive player on the opposing team’s best scorer. Among the Stars: Dalton […]

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