Archive | October 5, 2017

Volleyball 2017-18 Seniors

SPORTS ALERT: Lady Trojans win District Tournament, host Regionals Monday in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Lady Trojans returned from Ripley tonight as the 2017 District 15-2A Volleyball Tournament champions. After earning the regular-season crown losing one league game, the Lady Trojans continued their hot streak against the district winning in three sets Tuesday to advance from the District Tournament Semifinals. Millington took on tournament […]

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Davidson Academy established atop Region, Cardinals and Cougars pick up big wins

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Davidson Academy Bears made the trip from Nashville to take on the challenge of the other undefeated team in Division II-A West Region. The 5-0 Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels awaited the arrival and chance to prove they belong atop of the league with traditional power Davidson Academy. But the Bears (6-0, […]

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Jaylin Williams waves the flag and #11 Kendall Badgett puts on a flipping show

Flip in the Rankings

When the Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Rankings was introduced prior to Week 1 of the 2017 season, the Germantown Red Devils came in at No. 10. Coming off a 2016 campaign with a losing record, there were several reasons for optimism for the Red Devils. As of today, Germantown is the only unbeaten […]

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Public Safety October 5, 2017

Arrests Sept. 20- 41-year-old Munford female charged with theft of property – conduct involving merchandise and cruelty to animals; 22-year-old Memphis male charged with theft of property $500 or more, accidents involving damage to vehicle, drivers to exercise due care and license required; 28-year-old Memphis male charged with reckless endangerment, compliance with financial responsibility law […]

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Crum Graduation

U.S. Air Force Airman Zachary T. Crum graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

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Raise Your Limits

By David Peel How much did things cost in 1977? A lot less than now correct? Our state set a minimum liability limit back then of 25,000 per person and 50,000 per accident total.  The average home price was $50,000. The average income was $15,000. Rent was around $240 a month. A stamp cost $.13. […]

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Commissioner Visit

McQueen on campus of Millington Elementary

Star Staff Reports Millington Elementary hosted a visit by the Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen on Sept. 22. The visit started with an introduction by Millington Mayor Terry Jones. McQueen then met with Millington Elementary School Principal Kathy Wilson, Instructional Facilitator Virginia Rogers and other members of the Millington Elementary staff about the school’s work […]

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Calendar of Events October 5, 2017

Chamber Happenings Oct. 19- Ladies Luncheon at Crosspointe Baptist Church 10 a.m. shopping, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. program and 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.shopping lunch tickets are available at a cost. For more information call 872-1486 Nov. 7- Chamber Membership Luncheon at Baker Community Center with lunch at a cost. Oct. 7 On Saturday Oct. 7, at Forest […]

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School system will open new bids on revised Performing Arts Center

By Bill Short Later this month, the Millington school system will open new bids submitted for construction of a proposed Performing Arts Center, based on revised architectural plans. Dr. David Roper, superintendent of Millington Municipal Schools, made the announcement Monday night during the school board’s regular monthly meeting. He said the bids will be opened […]

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Four FHCA Students National Merit Semifinalists in the 2018

Star Staff Reports EVANSTON, Ill — On Sept. 13, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 […]

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