Archive | April 20, 2017

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TRA Governor School Success

Tipton-Rosemark Academy sophomores Meghan Gilbreath, Gracie Easley and Josh Waits were recently accepted to the TN Governor’s School for the Arts in Vocal Music. They will spend a month at Middle Tennessee State University this summer taking classes in theory, conducting, improvisation, as well as participating in large and small vocal ensembles in choral music […]

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Favorite Flavors

On April 11, Patriot Bank and the Millington Rotary Club welcomed hundreds to the N-82 Gymnasium in Millington for the 11th Annual Taste of Millington. With 20 vendors on site, patrons enjoyed treats from local eateries like Tops Bar BQ, El Toro Taco and the soon-to-open Huey’s. Other area restaurants like Wyatt Earps and Vinegar […]

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Trojan Soccer showing signs of progress

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojan Soccer team entered the week of April 10 with a 4-4 record and solid position in district. Head Coach William Carter knew his Trojans were be tested during the week traveling to Brighton and welcoming the Southwind Jaguars to town. The road game at Brighton was action-packed with […]

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Millington Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. poses with MCHS instructors Clay Ballard and Katie Niemann last week after conducting simulated interviews with their students are part of an community, enrichment program.

Get with the program

Star Staff Reports Millington Central High School DEC instructors Katie Niemann and Clay Ballard invited The Millington Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. to their classroom to interview their students. As part of a job skills/working program from the The Janus Employability Skill Program text, Sellers held interviews with several students about a janitor position. The […]

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Millington ministers Rita Montgomery and Kathy Smith are joining forces with other area clergy to conduct the Refining Fire Crusade in Memphis this November.

Crusade for Christ: Smith following purpose to bring people together

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The word has spread throughout Millington. Covington and Ripley are on board now. Now Minister/event planner Kathy Smith is ready to get more involved for this November’s Refining Fire Crusade. Smith is joining forces with other local ministers and pastors to form the Crusade to be held Nov. 10-12 at the […]

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Public Safety April 20, 2017

City Court Reports April 4, 2017 Fines Jermaine L Armstrong – 793 Frayser Drive, Memphis, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost John M Pate – 2518 Hawkhurst Street, Memphis, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus […]

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Griffin inducted into Union Hall of Fame

Star Staff Reports Otis F. Griffin was born in Charleston, to Otis M. and Edna Faulk Griffin. Soon thereafter, they moved to Rosemark, where he attended grammar school. The friends he made at Rosemark remain his close friends today. After Rosemark, he attended Bolton High School, where he was an outstanding basketball player, as evidenced […]

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Munford Cougar Austin Perry slides across home plate last in Brighton in front of Cardinal pitcher Brett Wilkins.

Cougars earn sweep of rival Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In his first year with the Munford Cougars, Scotty Yount has preached the simple philosophy to his players of taking care of the little things while worrying about self. That mindset came in handy April 10 on the Brighton Baseball Field with the game tied 2-2 after one inning of action. […]

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Millington Fire Department Lt. Ted Dent demostrates how to replace the battery in a smoke detactor dcuring last week's Millington Senior Citizens Club meeting at Baker Community Center.

Stayin Alive: Millington seniors get a lesson in fire safety

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Senior Citizen Group welcomed some special guests at its weekly meeting at the Baker Community Center. Members of the Millington Fire Department were invited for lunch and a chance to teach fire prevention to the seniors. Joining Millington Public Safety Director Gary Graves were Lt. Ted Dent, driver Matt […]

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Different Venue: Board votes to continue contract for fireworks at Freedom Celebration

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has voted unanimously to continue the contract for the fireworks display at the annual Flag City Freedom Celebration. Board members took the action during their April 10 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. A […]

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