Archive | July 6, 2017

St.Anne's Laundry Love

St. Anne’s participates in Laundry Love

Star Staff Reports St. Anne’s Laundry Love met for the third time June 20. After the Holy Currencies Incubation program, we launched our version of Laundry Love in Millington, operating every other Tuesday night. Laundry Love is a national movement to bring economic relief by giving individuals or families the option to redirect funds toward […]

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County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Weekly Progress Report

Star Staff Reports The Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team picked up more than three (3) tons of roadside litter last week in neighborhoods throughout Memphis and Shelby County. “I’m pleased so much debris was removed from the roadsides. I commend the team members and their supervisors for their efforts to beautify our community,” said […]

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Delayed Action: School Board votes to postpone study of Civic Center renovation

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted unanimously last week to postpone an architectural study of possible renovation of the Harvell Civic Center Auditorium. Board members took the action at their meeting last Thursday night on a motion offered by Mark Coulter and seconded by Ronnie Mackin. Dr. David Roper, superintendent of Millington Municipal […]

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Public Safety July 6, 2017

Arrest June 27, 2017 June 22 – 35 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear; 27 year old Millington female charged with false imprisonment, aggravated assault, domestic assault; 39 year old Millington male charged with domestic assault June 23 – 22 year old Millington male charged with domestic assault; 27 year old Brighton […]

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Millington Crisis Center Elections

Star Staff Reports This is your opportunity to serve on a Board, add your name to the Millington Crisis Center ballot. Officers of the Board serve on the Board for two years and then rotate off the board or into other positions. The election will be held  Nov. 7 and positions to be voted on […]

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The Best Closing Argument In History?

By David Peel You may have never heard of George Graham Vest, Missouri lawyer who took on a case about a dog known as “Old Drum” who was shot by a neighbor on October 18, 1869. In the case against the neighbor, this portion of the transcript survived and has become famous: “Gentlemen of the […]

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Calendar of Events July 6, 2017

Month of July *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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Gabby Crawford track

2017 AOY: Crawford become second junior to win award

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The last time Gabby Crawford was seen wearing a Munford Lady Cougar uniform was in May at the Class 3A Track Sectionals. Yes, that Gabby Crawford. The one known as a highly-recruited basketball standout on the campus. Despite having a college future on the hardwood, Crawford relishes in the time spent […]

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2017 Who’s Who Part 1

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Class of 2017 has walked the walk. Some have even talked the talk over the years leading to this moment here. Over the past few years the members of this year’s graduating class from Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Brighton, Munford and Millington Central have made an impact on this reporter’s life. It’s […]

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