Archive | June 15, 2017

Wilder Rodeo

Wilder and Wilder: Sisters on Team Tennessee at National Junior Rodeo

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Wilder sisters are getting ready for Nationals. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy duo of Anna and Emma Kate Wilder are heading off to Lebanon June 18-24 for the National Junior High Rodeo Finals after competing in the Tennessee Junior High Rodeo. Anna reached the largest junior high rodeo in the Ribbon Roping […]

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Tony Graves Jr. and Reggie Caldwell Jr.

Thunder & Lightning: Millington duo participating in Future Stars Game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Thunder and Lightning, Power and Speed or even The Odd Couple could be nicknames for the pair of Millington products participating in this weekend’s Tennessee vs. Kentucky Future Stars All-Star games. The thunder and power of the duo is Tony Graves Jr. An incoming eighth grader at Millington Middle School, Graves […]

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Armstrong Field Road Ribbon Cutting 6-6-17

Dedication Today for New Railroad Bridge and Road in North Shelby County

Star Staff Reports Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., hosted a dedication ceremony last week for a new bridge and road that eliminates traffic delays at a railroad crossing in North Shelby County. Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland and area community leaders attended the event where the new bridge crosses over the Canadian National […]

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Public Safety June 15, 2017

Arrest May 28 – 33 year old Cordova male charged with stalking May 31 – 40 year old Collierville male charged with driving under the influence of intoxicant, open container law, public intoxication, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, reckless driving, refusal to submit to test for alcoholic or drug content of blood June 1 – 28 […]

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MILNEWS Ty Cooper 6-15

Cooper graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tyvon D. Cooper graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four […]

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Fee new book 6-15

Former Star Reporter releases next book in series

Star Staff Reports Former The Millington Star reporter Vickie Fee and her husband, former Star Editor John, are heading back home from Michigan this week. Fee will be a couple of events in the Memphis this week promoting her latest book “One Fete in the Grave” which came out May 30. “I’m doing a signing […]

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Hamm Graduates from Bethel University

MCKENZIE — Braindi Adele Hamm of Millington graduated from Bethel University during the school’s Spring 2017 Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 6 at the school’s main campus in McKenzie. Hamm received a Master of Arts in Education. Celebrating 175 years of service, Bethel University is a four-year university offering bachelor’s, master’s and associate degrees through […]

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Bond Issue Request: School Board approves Capital Projects Budget for its 2018 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has unanimously approved its Capital Projects Budget for the 2018 fiscal year that includes a request for a $5 million bond issue. Board members took the action during their June 5 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by C. J. Haley and seconded by Roger Christopher. During […]

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Calendar of Events June 15, 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 Celebrating more than 50 years of library service, the MPL is available for businesses looking for a place […]

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Trojans Reunion TJ Tracey

Generations of Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. From Larry Reed representing the Class of 1955 to Marissa Hunt of 2013, the Millington Central High School Trojans rolled down the hill to the Mirimichi Golf Course-Outdoor Patio Deck. As the sunset painted an orange glow over the soft green surroundings, several MCHS alumni enjoyed drinks, Rendezvous barbecue and catching […]

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