Archive | May 11, 2017

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BREAKING NEWS: Old Timers doors are closed…for now

Star Staff Reports One of Millington’s institutions is currently closed. Motorists and normal patrons of Old Timers, located on C Street, noticed an empty parking lot this week. Today some visitors were met by a sign reading “closed until further notice” on the door. The Millington Star reached out to ownership for a statement on […]

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In a competitive District 13-3A Soccer Championship game, Munford Cougar Nathan Smith goes feet-over-head to avoid running into Brighton goalie Austin Gray during Thursday night's game in Brighton.

SPORTS UPDATE: Cardinals outlast Cougars in District 13-3A Soccer Championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Bubba Chambers stepped away from the Brighton Cardinal Soccer program for a season. His departure coincided with Brighton missing Regionals in 2016. Chambers came back home and joined forces with his former standout Austin Chapman from the 2015 District 13-3A championship team to bring the Cardinals back to the top. The […]

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The Brighton Lady Cardinal senior trio of Lindsey Morrissette, Haley Rider and Marissa Moss earned their third straight District 13-3A Softball Tournament tonight.

SPORTS UPDATE: Lady Cardinal claim District 13-3A Softball title 3-2 over Dyer County

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The District 13-3A Softball crown is staying in Brighton. For the third straight year the Brighton Lady Cardinals claimed the championship of the league with a 3-2 victory over the Dyer County Lady Choctaws on the Brighton Softball Field. Behind the solid pitching of Marissa Moss and timely hitting in the […]

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Star Staff Reports The 2017 Community Student Art Show was held at the Millington’s Harvell Civic Center on Saturday, April 8, 2017. This year’s theme was “Art Teaches Us.” Guests were treated to a variety of visual, literary and performing arts and a silent auction with over 60 pieces of original art created by high […]

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Resolution authorizes city to accept title to property on West Union Road

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously adopted a resolution this week that authorizes the city to accept the title to property on West Union Road. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Don […]

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Local man to compete in 35th Annual Memphis in May Triathlon at Orgill Park May 19-21

By Kini Kedigh Plumlee For the past few months, Millington and Munford residents, as well as members and staff of the Millington YMCA and the Joe Dugger Gym at NSA Mid-South, have seen John Hunter running, swimming and biking around the community. He is training for the 35th annual Memphis in May Olympic Triathlon on […]

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David Peel


By David Peel People who have been to my office often comment on the photography that I have done in my travels to every inhabited continent. I have been doing mission trips to various countries for years, and also have traveled strictly for pleasure and learning. I am always struck by the reactions because they […]

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Fire Up And Have A Little Washing

By Otis Griffin    A little over three score or so Momma heated her wash water in the big old black pot out in the middle of the back yard.  Daddy positioned some brick bats around the base of the pot to keep the fire ashes under the pot and not flying around.   When I […]

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Divine Trinity: Father’s spirit, Mother’s dedication and natural gifts guide Dickerson

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Kindergarten is the beginning of the journey toward high school graduation. One day a young Taylor Dickerson got ready as usual for another day during her first year of school. As she and her mother Terriari headed toward Keystone Elementary, they pair’s life as they knew it was changed forever by […]

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Shearer visits with River City Chapter

Star Staff Reports The River City Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution met on Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Millington for their regular monthly meeting. Regent Carolyn Stricklin presided over the regular business meeting and the election of new officers for the upcoming 2017-2019 year.  Vice Regent, Marjorie Green introduced the guest speaker, […]

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