Archive | April 6, 2017

Munford's Johnna Jones, far right, tries to defend a West All-Star during the recent Ultimate Memphis Preps TV All-Star game held in Memphis.

Keeping Up With Jones… All-Star Edition

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Some of the best basketball players in the Memphis-Metro area were on center stage March 25 in the Verties Sails Gymnasium for the 2017 Ultimate Memphis Preps TV All-Star Weekend. Among the elite boys and girls players on the campus of Southwest Tennessee Community College was Munford Lady Cougar […]

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Eleven Food Heaven

Last year dozens of vendors and thousands of residents turned out for the 10th Taste of Millington. The 11th Annual Taste of Millington presented by the Rotary Club and Patriot Bank will be held April 11 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the N82 Gym/Hangar. Organizers are inviting the public out to enjoy an evening […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety April 6, 2017

City Court Reports March 21, 2017 Fines Justin R Alphin – 356 Chickasaw Circle, Munford, possession of a controlled substance, $250 fine plus cost, possession of drug paraphernalia, $250 fine plus cost, speeding $50 fine plus cost Eric D Bolton – 100 Kyllie, Millington, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost Latanya M […]

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Here’s the Rundown

Millington Trojan infielder Tommy Clifton looks at home while a Ripley Tiger base runner tries to stall. The Tiger runner on third did cross the home plate of Miles Park safely Tuesday night as part of a five-run first inning for Ripley. The Tigers won the game 10-0. In the rematch Wednesday in Ripley the […]

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Whoville? Millington Elementary transforms into a work of Suess

Star Staff Reports Millington Elementary hosted a family engagement event to enter the World of Dr. Seuss on March 23. Prior to our event, each grade level read a certain Dr. Seuss book, learned many interesting things, and created a variety of different projects around that book.  Some of the exciting activities included first grade […]

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LETTER TO EDITOR: Traveling with The Star

Dear Editor: Thanks for years of informative news. Age is creeping up on me. My eyes are not as good as they should be — looking to be 94 in August. Your paper is a God-send to such as me. Can’t drive anymore, however your paper allows me to travel. Claudia Sanders Millington

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Gladys Grand 100 Celebration

Star Staff Reports March 26, 2017 Gladys Willie Jane Young Davidson Etheridge was 36,525 days old or 100 years old. To some of you she is known as Gladys, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Mother Gladys.  She was born in Reeves on Monday March 26, 1917 to George and Golden (Goldie) Young. Gladys Willie Jane […]

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Rev. Ronnie Peck

FUMC’s Rev. Ronnie Peck: ‘God Has Sent Me to the Right Place’

Star Staff Reports Rev. Ronnie Peck has been senior pastor at Millington’s First United Methodist Church (FUMC) located at 8029 Wilkinsville Road, for nearly two years. He remembers when he received the call from the district superintendent to make the move to Millington in 2015, after serving as pastor to both Union Grove and Marvin’s […]

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Double Dip: Rebels look to hit stride sweeping Fayette

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels won’t have a Senior Night this season. When you have a roster without any 12th graders, there is a period of time you are learning on the job. TRA Head Baseball Coach Brad Smith knew the month of March would have some elements of trial and […]

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Dog Days of Spring

The duo of three-year-old pit Apollo and two-year-old plot hound Thor join their owner Steve recently at Miles Park for doubleheader of Millington Trojan baseball and softball. The pair of dogs are rescue animals by Steve and his wife. Apollo was found on the street and Thor was adopted from the Memphis Animal Shelter. Apollo […]

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