Archive | July 20, 2017

Five Below coming

NEWS ALERT: Five Below coming to Shoppes of Millington Farms

Star Staff Reports Coming near a Petco and Ross near you Millington will be Five Below. This spring it was announced the discount retailer would be the latest addition to the Shoppes of Millington Farms. The store will be located at 8490 Highway 51 North in the shopping center. The permit was submitted May 25 […]

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Trojans 7-on-7

Working up a sweat

Last weekend the Millington Trojan Football team participated in the 7-on-7 event on the campus of St. Benedict in Cordova. Millington in-coming sophomore quarterback Tommy Clifton fires a pass to one of his receivers during the drill. Photos By Kevin Lewter

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Public Safety

Public Safety July 20, 2017

Arrest July 10, 2017 July 5 – 19 year old Millington male charged with reckless endangerment; 25 year old Millington male charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, use of safety belts in passenger vehicles, failure to appear; 24 year old Millington female charged with aggravated robbery July 6 – 27 year old Memphis male charged […]

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Pro Baseball in Millington

NUPBL opening ceremony scheduled for early August

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The National Urban Professional Baseball League is hosting the USA Stadium Baseball Inauguration Ceremony on Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. at the USA Stadium Complex located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd in Millington. This will give the public a chance to meet the National Urban Professional Baseball League leadership team and […]

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Real News: Utility hoax further proof that good journalism trumps social media

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Star Commentary The hoax heard around the world… well at least Memphis has shined a spotlight on a few issues. The one that jumps out to me personally is the need for good journalists, journalism and trustworthy outlets. On the morning of July 8 word spread quickly via social media that […]

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Work Session: School Board discusses proposed Five-Year Master Plan for district

By Bill Short Members of the Millington School Board discussed a Five-Year Master Plan last week that the municipal school system’s administration has proposed for the district. Matthew Bowser, district coordinator of planning and supervisor of Student Data Management, presented the plan last Thursday night during a Work Session in the Conference Room of the […]

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National Stage: EDA heading to AAU showcase in Michigan

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The name of Elijah Damon Alexander will be on display more than 30 times next week just outside of Detroit as part of the 2017 AAU Junior Nationals Track Meet. Starting July 27, the track group the EDA Flyers based out of Millington will send 32 qualifiers to the Nationals in […]

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Volunteers Needed for American Red Cross of the Mid-South Disaster Action Teams

Star Staff Reports The American Red Cross of the Mid-South will hold Disaster Action Team (DAT) Training on Saturday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Millington Training Center, 5591 Dakar Street, in Millington. Those interested in attending should contact Abigail Okui, 901-672-6371 or to reserve a place. Every day in the Mid-South people are […]

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Calendar of Events July 20, 2017

Month of July *West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church has a series on 1Thessalonians, in this series you will learn how to keep growing in faith, love and hope and the challenge to continue growing in preparation for Christ’s return. Come join us for this refreshing, rejuvenating series.  Sunday mornings at 11 a.m., 3099 West Union […]

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2017 Best in Food: Tribute to the greatness of “Mama Hale”

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every summer I’ve paid tribute to the great food I’ve eaten throughout the TSSAA sports calendar. From August to May, I’m normally blessed to be invited into hospitality rooms, cafeterias, homes and banquets to feast on some of the most delicious treats. But the 2017 version of the Best in Food […]

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