Archive | June, 2017

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2017 WCSC Royalty

Star Staff Reports Woodstock Cuba Saddle Club (WCSC) was founded in 1961 and in the past years the members have voted on their Royalty which consists of Queen, Princess and Buckaroo Princess.   For the third year in a row, WCSC held a Royalty show for their Queen and Princess contestants and this year they included […]

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Solar Event

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Summer vacation is officially underway for children across the United States. And one of the iconic images of summer is…well the sun. And the sun was on full display on the last day of May outside of the Millington Public Library. And area youth Zachary and Lidiah Slepicka were hanging out […]

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They Said it Had Worked Many Times, but on What?

By Otis Griffin As a youngster when we had some congestion, now that’s a ‘five-dollar word’ for…… stopped up.  Momma would rub this salve down deep into my bony chest.  It was probably the same grease we used on the cows and hogs to reduce swelling, nicks, cuts, fleas, ticks, flies, warts and the deadly […]

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David Peel

After Crash Calls

By David Peel No one legitimately calls you to offer you free medical treatment after an accident. Sometimes after an accident you will get phone calls saying that they are with the insurance company and they want you to go to a certain accident clinic or chiropractor. This is a solicitation clear and simple. The […]

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ROTC Awards

The Millington Central High School NJROTC award medals and certificates that were presented recently by Jeanette Maddox, member of both organizations. Cadet Shyanne Carter was presented a medal given by the Jamestown Chapter, Daughters of American Colonist. Cadet Trisha Poppleton was presented a medal given by the  Piomingo Chapter, United States Daughters of 1812 of […]

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Let There Be Light Signal

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There is a new intersection on Highway 51 heading to Millington. Last Thursday the signal lights were working at Armstrong Field Road and 51. While traveling Highway 51 from Millington heading toward Memphis, Armstrong Field Road appears before Fite Road. Earlier this month Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., hosted […]

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Flag Day ’17

Pictured from left are Debra Nimtz, Kathy Ward, Judge Mary Wagner, Nancy Jones, Nelly Shearer, Emily Robinson, Jill Jones Lazuka and Aubrey Rainey. The Memphis and Shelby County Regent’s Council, Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated Flag Day at the Holiday Inn, University  of Memphis on Saturday, June 10, with  98 members of the Chickasaw […]

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2017 STARS OF SEASON

2017 Spring Sports Stars of the Season

Boys’ Soccer Star of the Season Cole Creasey The Tipton-Rosemark Academy senior had another stellar season during the Rebels historic run. Creasy, a two-time Best of the Preps forward, led the Rebels in goals this past season reaching double figures. His contribution as a scorer and leader helped TRA win its first postseason game at […]

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2017 Best Sellers’ List

Best Sellers’ List 2017 By Thomas Sellers Jr. The summer is officially here and it’s time for The Millington Star to pay tribute to the TSSAA year that was. 2016-17 was filled with greatness from the field to the court. From the kitchen to the classroom. And over the next four weeks The Genuine Article […]

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Possible Flash Floods with Cindy in Area

Star Staff Reports “As the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Cindy push inland, citizens are urged to prepare for thunderstorms, heavy rains, and flash flooding in Shelby County. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch from 1:00 p.m. today until Friday evening. Short lived weak tornadoes and damaging winds are also threats,” said Dale […]

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