Archive | March 23, 2017

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Mardi Gras Queen

Millington resident Velda Dedeaux visited her hometown to attend Mardi Gras. Dedeaux was fully covered in beads during the Mardi Gras Parade in Pass Christian, Miss., on Feb. 26. She said she had a great team with old friends and celebrating the annual event.

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Millington Zaxby's owner Jeremy Gattie welcomes his first couple of hundred customers along withi Millington Mayor Terry Jones, Alderman Al Bell and Millington Area Chamber of Commerce's Dianne Baker last Monday.

Zippin’ into Zaxby’s

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The first customers of the Millington Zaxby’s received a cold introduction weatherwise but warm greeting from the owner Jeremy Gattie. Gattie was calling out card numbers to the first 100 customers holding the door open at the 8537 Highway 51 location. Those lucky people won free Zaxby’s for a year being […]

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Munford’s Russell shines in FFA

Star Staff Reports Munford High School senior Emily Russell was named the West Tennessee FFA Star in Agriscience last month. Russell is the daughter of Neal and Jennifer Russell of Drummonds and has a High School GPA of 3.96 and a ACT score of 29. The Star in Agriscience is part of the FFA Stars […]

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Munford Cougar Alex Strickland tries to advance the ball between a pair of Jaguars during last week's contest.

Cougar Soccer breaks even in opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Two known facts entering the season debut for the Munford Cougar Soccer team Thursday night was the cold weather and the opponent Southwind Jaguars. But Munford Head Coach Dylan Burnett had a few questions he was looking to get answered on the soggy Munford Stadium field. With a roster featuring 17 […]

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Ritter to telecast local high school baseball

Star Staff Reports Spring is in the air, and that means baseball season is right around the corner. When it comes to high school action in West Tennessee, Ritter Communications has you covered. Tubetown, Ritter’s local content and coverage channel, will offer live coverage of three high school baseball games to its customers on Tubetown […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety March 23, 2017

City Court Reports March 7, 2017 Fines Gregory B Blackwell – 4916 Navy Road, Millington, disregard red light, $50 fine plus fine, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost Jonathan G Coop – 16343 U.S. Highway 51 North, Millington, possession of drug paraphernalia, $250 fine plus cost Michael Fruhn – 854 Fite Road, […]

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Board adopts resolution to buy vacant county school property

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution that authorizes the city to purchase vacant property owned by Shelby County Schools. Board members took the action during their March 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. The […]

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Opening Week: Trojans takes on one of Tennessee’s best in PJP

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojans have seen a variety of opposition during the opening week of baseball in the state of Tennessee. Union City, MHEA and Dyersburg were the teams the Trojans competed against entering Friday night’s sort of home opener against the Pope John Paul Knights at USA Stadium. Millington was finally […]

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Millngton Mayhem 4 set for April 29

Star Staff Reports Pokerface Events and New Stars Wrestling (NSW) Owner, Quenton “Pokerface” Williams, has announced the date and location of the Fourth Annual Millington Mayhem pro wrestling event. “Once again, I am please to announce that the biggest wrestling event to be hosted in Millington will happen on April 29, 2017 at the N-82 […]

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Earning His Wings: Millington’s Miller shines in national indoor meet

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 TSSAA track season is currently underway. One of the names to watch across the state of Tennessee resides in Millington. Walter Miller announced his arrival in Volunteer State track and field last season with two silver medals in the State Track meet in Murfreesboro. Entering this campaign, the Millington […]

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