Archive | September 7, 2017

Steay rain last Thursday led to flooded areas in Lyons Park near the White Oak neighborhood in Millington.

Hurricane Harvey Remnants hit the Mid-South

Star Staff Reports The record-setting statistics of Hurricane Harvey were a regular part of the news cycle last week. The devastation from the tropical storm hit the Houston, Texas area causing more than 50 deaths, billions of dollars of damage and never-before-seen flood levels. It was last Thursday the remnants of Harvey finally started to […]

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Mark Neal and Clint Durley

Young & Old Faces

Throughout Friday night, young faces were running around the Millington Football Stadium as the Millington Trojan Football program celebrated SYS Night. The evening saw the Germantown Red Devils earn the victory on the field. Meanwhile the spirit of the Trojan faithful was encouraged all night by the 2017 Millington Varsity Cheerleaders. Around the field, old […]

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Time for college-bound seniors to fill out the FAFSA

Star Staff Reports High school seniors planning to attend college or technical school next fall should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also called the FAFSA, as soon as possible beginning Oct. 1, according to KHEAA. The information on the FAFSA determines if students qualify for federal grants and student loans. It […]

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David Peel

Getting “Published”

By David Peel Seeing a book I wrote in print has been a very strange feeling this week. It’s a bit surreal to see something you created now listed for sale on The inspiration for “Two Feet or Ten? Perspectives Matter: What You Don’t See When You Drive” came from speaking with the local community at […]

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Calendar of Events September 7, 2017

Month of September *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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Lady Cougars take control early in Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Both the Brighton Lady Cardinals and Munford Lady Cougars entered unfamiliar territory this volleyball season. The squads moved from the four-team old District 13-3A into the new six-team league featuring teams like Cordova and Arlington. But on Aug. 29, the old Tipton County foes renewed their rivalry in the Brighton Gymnasium. […]

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Millington senior TZ Hose executes a tip during last week's game at Craigmont with the Lady Trojans sweeping three sets.

Lady Trojan Volleyball searching for consistency

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The Millington Lady Trojans were on a mission entering their final week of action in the month of August. The previous week was tough for the Lady Trojan Volleyball squad going four sets with Fayette-Ware in a victory and dropping a decision to the rival Brighton Lady Cardinals. So […]

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Soccer Millington vs Brighton 3

Lady Cardinals pull away from Lady Trojans

Area rivals the Millington Lady Trojans and Brighton Lady Cardinals hit the soccer field in Brighton last Tuesday night. The contest was close throughout the first half with the Lady Cardinals holding onto a 1-0 advantage. But Brighton turned up the aggression in the final 40 minutes with three goals to prevail 4-0 over the […]

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Goat Days 2017: Millington’s annual weekend of fun kicks off Friday

Star Staff Reports The 28th annual International Goat Days Family Festival begins this Friday with the annual World’s Greatest Goat Parade scheduled for about 5:30 p.m. That kicks off the weekend of several events and happenings on the ground of the historic USA Stadium Complex. Among the festivities will be the 2017 Smokin’ In The […]

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Public Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS Notice is hereby given of Public Hearings to be held by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Millington, TN on Monday, September 11, 2017, 6 PM, at City Hall, 7930 Nelson Rd. The hearings are to receive public comments on the following ordinances which are available for […]

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