Archive | June, 2017

Gabby Crawford picks Alabama

BREAKING NEWS: Munford’s Crawford will roll with the Tide

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Outside the office of The Millington Star, incoming Munford senior Gabby Crawford was surrounded by friends, family, coaches, administrators and four chairs. Why four chairs? Those seats represented her final four college choices. As her teammates and sister took their place in the chairs with each college represented, Crawford was about […]

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SC State champs #1

Champs Again: Millington Middle relay team makes it two State titles in back-to-back years

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The TMSAA Championship Track Meet was held on May 20 with the Millington Middle School Stallions sending 11 State qualifiers and two alternates. The student/athletes made the trip to Austin Peay State University in Clarksville under the guidance of coaches T. Taylor, Dennis Alexander, Linda Miller and Jennifer Gallo. The Stallions […]

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Chamber Services Appreciation 6

Day in the Sun

By Whitney Fisher The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce recently shined the spotlight on the members of the Millington Police and Fire departments with a picnic luncheon. On June 6 about 11:30 a.m., the regular monthly meeting of the Chamber was transformed into a forum of gratitude for those who protect and serve the community. […]

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Paula Gaddis Grandbabies

Five Generations Strong

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Nettie Mae Patrick celebrated two additions to her family so far this year. The longtime Millington resident welcomed the arrival Mila Grey (Feb. 4) and Scarlett Ruth (May 16) making five generations. The addition of her two great- great granddaughters made the recent day of celebration at Sykes Road special. Patrick […]

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Millington Mayor Terry Jones makes contact on a Johnny Ray offering inside the Holiday Inn Express in Millington as part of the National Urban Baseball Professional League networking event last week.

Batting Order: NUPBL host networking event with city of Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Before the first rison bag is picked up and tossed about, or the first batter stepping into the box at USA Stadium waiting to hear those two words from the umpire, members of the National Urban Professional Baseball League “Played Ball” in a conference room. First up to home plate was […]

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Ordinance sets same tax rate for 2018 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed an ordinance on final reading that sets the same tax rate for the 2018 fiscal year. Board members took the action during their June 13 meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Al Bell and seconded by Alderman Thomas McGhee. The motion was […]

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Wesley Jenkins Graduates from Renowned Space Camp

Star Staff Reports HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Wesley Jenkins of Millington, recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students and adults with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety June 29, 2017

Arrest June 20, 2017 June 15 – 29 year old Millington male charged with failure to appear June 16 – 44 year old Jackson male charged with unlawful drug paraphernalia uses and activities, criminal impersonation, driving while restriction in effect, theft of property $500 or less; 37 year old Millington female charged with failure to […]

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Calendar of Events June 29, 2017

Month of June *Millington Public Library located 4858 Navy Road is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 872-1585 or visit www.millingtonpubliclibrary.org. Celebrating more than 50 years of library service, the MPL is available for businesses looking for a place […]

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West Tennessee Awards Banquet

Munford FFA finishes strong

Star Staff Reports The Munford “Big Boll” FFA chapter had a successful night at the 68th West Tennessee Awards Program banquet last Thursday in Jackson. The chapter brought home 5 Regional Champion titles, 8 Regional Runner Up titles, and placed in the top 10 schools in West Tennessee in 5 other FFA Contests. Munford Students […]

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