Archive | December, 2016

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Bria’s Best: MCHS senior participates in Cotillion Ball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington was represented at the 27th Annual Holiday Cotillion 2016 presented by The Memphis Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. On Dec. 17 at the Memphis Peabody Hotel, Millington Central High School senior Bria Barnes was one of 11 debutantes recognized. She was joined by her parents Teresa and Rex Barnes and […]

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Millington grappler Matt Thomas flips his opponent from Page during the 2016 Trojan Wars.

2016 Trojan Wars Results

2016 Trojan Wars Championship was held Dec. 10 in Millington’s William Osteen Gymnasium. With teams like Kingsburg, Page, Christian Brothers High School, Munford, Brighton and more joining the host Millington Trojans. Championship Page High School 51 CBHS 30 138- Nick Oberstaedt (P) pinned Brooks :45 145- Condy (C) pinned S. Bjork 1:00 152- R. Magee […]

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NEWS UPDATE: Ervin resigns as alderman-elect ahead of swearing-in ceremony

By Bill Short Missy Boyd Ervin tendered her resignation as an alderman-elect last week as the result of an issue that arose after last month’s city elections. In a Dec. 22 letter to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Ervin said her resignation will be effective on New Year’s Day. Although she defeated Position 1 […]

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Millington Hardee’s to open Jan. 4

Star Staff Reports The official opening day for Hardee’s in Millington will be Jan. 4, 2017. The Millington location will join the recent arrivals of the Hardee’s in Memphis on Summer Ave. and Kirby-Whitten Road. Wilber Hardee opened his first namesake restaurant in Greenville, N.C. in 1960. Five months later he had his first franchise […]

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Local entrepreneur adopts a cop

Star Staff Reports Christmas is a time for giving. And that’s exactly what one young, home-based business entrepreneur did this holiday. Jennifer Wilson turned her sights in a different direction and started her own Mary Kay Cosmetics business after 13 years of employment for a local pharmaceutical company came to an end when her employer […]

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Trojan Cameron Tubbs drives to the rim against Rebel Carter Weakley.

Buzzer-Beater: Tubb’s clutch shots ends TRA’s upset bid

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels were primed to end their winless drought in the Millington/TRA series Dec. 13. The history of the crosstown hoops rivalry has been one sided with the Millington Trojans winning games in grand fashion. The single-game Millington scoring record of 47 points was set against the Rebels. Last […]

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Taylor Made: MCHS Assistant Principal introduces new mentorship program

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Several Millington Central High School students were able to enjoy a relax atmosphere among their peers. With programs, speeches and entertainment set up by MCHS Assistant Principal Andrew Taylor, more than 60 students participated in the first mentorship program on campus. “Today we are implementing our mentor program with our young […]

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Code Changes Approved: Ordinance amends sign requirements for Office, Commercial, Industrial districts

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that amends the sign requirements for Office, Commercial and Industrial zoning districts. Board members took the action during their Dec. 12 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Mike […]

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Lady Rebels earn firs win over cross-town rivals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The two high schools that reside in Millington city limits faced off in the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Gymnasium Dec. 13. The visiting Millington Lady Trojans have never dropped a contest to crosstown rivals the TRA Lady Rebels. But the youthful Lady Rebels and their first-year Head Coach Cameron Pridemore didn’t know the […]

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Munford Lady Cougar Shania Johnson grabs a rebound Friday night in front of Millington Lady Trojan Trevona DeSouza.

Lady Cougars seize control in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Rivalries can bring the best out of teams, players and coaches. Friday night the Munford Lady Cougars arrived to the William Osteen Gymnasium with a 7-2 record and roster featuring Gabby Crawford, Johnna Jones and Shania “Maine Girl” Johnson. The host Millington Lady Trojans have been struggling this season incorporating a […]

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