Archive | August 4, 2016

Back in the late 2000s, Tamarah Brandon called the William Osteen Gymnasium home as a volleyball and basketball standout. These days she's coaching the Lady Trojans Volleyball team.

Brand New Chapter

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It appeared the final chapter of the Brandon’s Sporting Life at Millington Central High School was written in May 2014 when youngest Devynn Brandon competed at the State Track Tournament. With the hiring of former Millington Lady Trojan Tamarah Brandon as head coach of the volleyball team this summer, its time […]

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Markle takes promotion with Cougar Football, ready to keep winning ways

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Although the Kirby/Ross administration only lasted two seasons at Munford, the duo combined for two playoff appearances while compiling 15 wins. JR Kirby has departed from his post as head coach of the Cougars to join the Crockett County staff.  Jacob Ross graduated and will be remembered as the quarterback who […]

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Millington Elementary Summer Reading Camp

Star Staff Reports Research shows that students can lose 1 to 3 months of reading skills over the summer break.  In an attempt to decrease this summer slide, Millington Elementary School conducted a Summer Reading Program for rising third and fourth graders. During this inaugural camp, students were exposed to quality literature, fun activities, and […]

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Band Together

5Millington Central High School Band Director Megan Woodring goes over some drills during a practice last week on campus. The students are working on their 2016 routine.

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Strand Hospitality Services Names Burns as director of sales at Hampton Inn

Star Staff Reports Strand Hospitality Services recently announced that Jennifer Burns has been hired as the Director of Sales at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Millington, Tenn., located at 8838 U.S. Highway 51 North, just five miles from the Naval Support Academy Mid-South.  In her new role, Burns will oversee the day-to-day sales and […]

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Making Financial Literacy Fun

By Nathaniel Sillin What important lessons will you teach your child this summer? Riding a bike? Sharing with others? How about teaching them important financial skills. Financial literacy may not immediately come to mind when parents think of essential skills for students, but what children know about money at a young age can shape the […]

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U of M Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and Shelby County Schools Create Partnership

Star Staff Reports UofM, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and Shelby County Schools Create Partnership The University of Memphis, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and Shelby County Schools have created a partnership designed to help inspire and prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals. Central High School will develop a dual enrollment program to prepare students for […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety August 4, 2016

City Court Reports July 26, 2016 Fines Burdell Akins – 5046 Village Woods Drive, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $150 fine plus cost, speeding $50 fine plus cost Christian T Fail – 5850 Elrod Loop, Millington, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Kareem B Ghosheh – 9201 Loganberry Lane, Cordova, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $150 fine […]

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Financial Tips for Single Parents

Parenting is never an easy job – and, unfortunately, it can be especially difficult if you’re doing it on your own. As a single parent, you face many challenges, not the least of which are the financial ones. But by following the suggestions below, you may be able to make life easier – for you and […]

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We Don’t Like It Hot!

By Otis Griffin The ice house at Bolton was a gathering place in the communities many years ago. Everyone absolutely must have ice for their ice box, or a Sunday afternoon homemade ice cream picnic. Neighbor, not very many know and certainly can’t remember, but ice initiated a war over two hun’ert years ago.  This […]

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