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SPORTS UPDATE: Trojans and Wildcats enter league play with Fayette-Ware finishing on top

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It was finally time to step into Region 8-4A play. The Millington Trojans welcomed the Fayette-Ware Wildcats to Mooney Bosewell Field Friday night looking to start 1-0 in league play. After a grueling schedule featuring Germantown, Raleigh-Egypt and Munford, the Trojans took to the field to play their first Region game […]

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Homecoming Queen Morton

NEWS ALERT: Lily blooms in Millington as Queen

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 Millington Central High School Homecoming Court was presented tonight on Mooney Bosewell Field with senior Lily Morton receiving the honor as Queen. Queen Morton was crowned by MCHS Principal Dr. Clint Durley Friday night in front of the crowd during halftime of the Fayette-Ware/Millington game. “It feels great,” Morton […]

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David Peel

Avoid “Flood Cars”

By David Peel Following major hurricanes like Harvey and Irma, many flooded cars are totaled by insurance companies and auctioned to salvage. But look out, some of them will soon be for sale nearby. No one makes the salvage actually destroy the car, so they sometimes get “rebuilt”. In the case of a partially flooded […]

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TRA Football Mac Fullen

Unbeaten Rebels set up showdown with Davidson Academy

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels are still unbeaten at the halfway point of their schedule after a 49-14 victory Friday night. The Rebels used a big second quarter to pull away from MASE at Rebel Field. TRA (5-0) took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter when Mac Fullen scored on a […]

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Greased And Hard To Snatch

By Otis Griffin It was always a big event to go to the Mid-South Fair every fall.  You’d get to tour the midway, see all the livestock shows, get scared on the rides, and sample the highly seasoned food.  Then try to win some prizes at the ‘rigged’ games, until you ran out of money, […]

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Rosemark Fair Preview

County Fair in Rosemark

Star Staff Reports It’s fair time in Rosemark, Tennessee. This Saturday the historic town of Rosemark will be the place of culture, food, fellowship, livestock and fun with the 2017 Rosemark Country Fair. The fair will be held in the Rosemark Historical District on the grounds of Richland Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Time for the […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety September 29, 2017

Arrests Sept. 13- 26-year-old Millington male, charged with two counts of failure to appear; 44-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear; Sept. 14- 41-year-old Memphis male charged with theft of property $500 or less; 32-year-old Memphis male charged with assault; 35-year-old Memphis female charged with failure to appear; 18-year-old Millington male charged with criminal […]

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Obituaries September 28, 2017

BLESSING EHI IKPONMWONBA ASEMOTA Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota passed away August 31, 2017. Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota was born in Benin City, Nigeria on May 4, 1954, to Prince Anslem Ikponmwonba and Princess Tinuade Ajayi Ikponmwonba. He completed his elementary and secondary education in Benin, Lagos and Sokoto. He then spent years working at a […]

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September to Remember for Lauren

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The school colors of Tipton-Rosemark Academy might as well been purple and gold throughout the month of September. The normal red, white and blue school colors took a backseat some days throughout the month to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and pay tribute to the late Lauren Moody. The honoring of […]

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Grand Opening for Five Below in Millington

By Whitney Fisher Chris Jones and staff welcomed Millington and residents of surrounding areas to the grand opening of Five Below on Sept. 15. Jones, the manager of the 8490 Highway 51 North, Suite 109 location, helped place balloons, signs and prizes for the shoppers who made their way to the newest retail store in […]

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