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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 abigail.okui@redcross.org 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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LETTER TO EDITOR: Great fireworks show with the comfort of being home

Dear Editor: Thank you, Millington, for an outstanding fireworks show. We had a great view from our mailbox. Ross Wilber Millington

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LETTER TO EDITOR: Millington Crisis Center addresses potential donor and board member

Dear Editor: The Millington Crisis Center needs your help and support. We are in the process of implementing new ideas, new processes, and new methods in an effort to ensure the Center complies with state and federal guidelines for nonprofit organizations, as well as to better and more efficiently serve the needs of our community. […]

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Around the World

Millington resident Velda Dedeaux recently took a trip to Havana, Cuba taking an issue of The Millington Star with her. She poses in front of the Statue of priest and young boy in loincloth in front of Basílica Menor de San Francisco de Asís, Havana Vieja.

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Legal Notice

NOTICE OF MILLINGTON BEER PERMIT APPLICATION Pursuant to the requirements of the Millington Municipal Code, the following information is made known to all interested persons: Jane Elizabeth Kitchen (dba Mid-South Renaissance Faire, Inc., has applied for a “Special Use” Permit to sell beer at the Mid-South Renaissance Faire, at USA Stadium, 4351 Babe Howard Blvd, […]

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