Archive | December, 2016

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NEWS UPDATE: Millington Regional Jet Port Hosts 2017 Memphis Air Show this May

U.S. Navy Blue Angels To Visit Memphis  Star Staff Reports The United States Navy Blue Angels, the world’s most famous jet team, is making its winter visit to Memphis on Jan. 3 (Tuesday) to meet with Memphis Air Show officials in advance of their feature performance at the Memphis – Millington Airport May 13-14, 2017. […]

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Ordinance amends Code that sets water, sewer fee

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading to amend the Municipal Code that sets water and sewer fees. Board members took the action during their Dec. 12 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Chris Ford. […]

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Change is Coming: Trojans have a roller coaster William Osteen Tournament

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Some spectators at the second day of the Williams L. Osteen Christmas Tournament presented by Dagen’s Living Water Bookstore were left rubbing their eyes when the co-host Millington Trojans arrived. On the opening night of the tournament, the Trojans wore their white home uniforms sending the usual starting lineup to the […]

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Pen pals unite after 55 years

Star Staff Reports This story begins long before computers and Facebook were even common knowledge among the world. It all began 55 years ago when Cheryle Sanville Jenner was introduced to pen paling through her mother. Her mother, being a career Army wife often found pen paling as a way of comfort being stationed so […]

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Good start for Lady Trojans in tournament

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The beginning of the 2016 William L. Osteen Christmas Tournament presented by Dange’s Living Water Bookstore gave the co-host Millington Lady Trojans some holiday cheer. More like the Lady Trojans earned a good mood by defeating Soulsville 38-31 in the opening round contest Dec. 20 in the William Osteen Gymnasium. “We […]

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Munford Lady Cougar Gabby Crawford makes a post move during the contest against ECS. In that game she reached the 1,000-point mark for her career.

Patient approach guide Lady Cougars to victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The Munford Lady Cougars have posted some solid numbers in victories so far this season. Steve Poindexter’s crew has hit the 60-point plateau on a few occasions resulting in a check mark in the lefthand column. But to open the 2016 More Than Basketball Christmas Tournament at Harding Academy […]

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Brighton's MG Smith had a tall task to start the William Osteen Christmas Tournament championship game. Ridgeway junior standout Elizabeth Dixson won the opening tip against Smith last Thursday night.

Lady Cards reach tournament title game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Maybe Brighton Head Coach David Wampler and the Lady Cardinals want to move to the William Osteen Gymnasium. Entering last Thursday night’s championship game of the 2016 William L. Osteen Christmas Tournament sponsored by Dagen’s Living Water Bookstore, the Lady Cardinals were 3-0 in the home of the Trojans. Brighton defeated […]

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Public Safety December 29, 2016

Fire Reports Passenger vehicle fire Dec. 8 – 8235 U.S. Highway 51 North Off-road vehicle or heavy equipment fire Dec. 9 –  Raleigh-Millington Road at Duncan Road Electrical wiring/equipment problem Dec. 4 – 8454 Highway 51 North Hazardous conditions Dec. 6 – 2620 Goldsby Place Public Service assistance Dec. 8 – 4825 Bill Knight Ave […]

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Munford Cougar senior Kelan Ivy calls for a teammate to get open as he faces a double team during last Thursday's William Osteen Christmas Tournament title game.

Cougars live by defense, die by defense

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Defense brought the Munford Cougars to last Thursday night’s championship game of the William L. Osteen Christmas Tournament sponsored by Dagen’s Living Water Bookstore. The Cougars held both Soulsville and Catholic under 40 points en route to the title game against the Middleton Tigers in the William Osteen Gymnasium. The Tigers […]

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Calendar of Events December 29, 2016

Month of  December *The American Legion and Auxiliary holds monthly meetings at the Baker Center starting at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month. On the first Saturday of the summer months the Auxiliary have been at the Farmers Market informing the community about our projects/programs that help our Veterans. For more information, […]

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