Archive | October 26, 2017

Football Trojans

SPORTS ALERT: East reaches .500 with win over Trojans, both teams prepare for playoffs

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The Millington Trojans and East Mustangs knew their playoff destiny entering tonight’s 2017 regular-season finale in Melrose Stadium. The Trojans would be fourth regardless of the results of the contest. And the Mustangs secured the top spot in the Region beating Craigmont and Fayette-Ware. With pride on the line, […]

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Rebels earn home playoff game, Cards vs. Cougars winner will stay in Tipton County

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels will be home for the playoffs. After Friday night’s 45-6 victory over Jackson Christian School, the Rebels secured a postseason game on Rebel Field. The first since 2004. TRA’s offense took a few minutes to warm up after quarterback Donald Crowe scored the game’s first touchdown on […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety October 26, 2017

Arrests Oct. 10- 26-year-old Millington female charged with domestic assault; 39-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear; 38-year-old Covington male charged with violation of an order of protection or restraining order; Oct. 11- 45-year-old Hickort, Miss., male charged with failure to appear; Oct. 12- 18-year-old Millington male charged with driving under the influence of […]

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School Board accepts $5,709,295 bid for revised Performing Arts Center

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has accepted a new bid of $5,709,295 submitted for construction of a proposed Performing Arts Center, based on revised architectural plans. Board members took the action during an Oct. 17 special called meeting on a motion offered by Vice Chairman C. J. Haley and seconded by Larry Jackson. […]

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Millngton City Manager Ed Haley helped organized the farewell dinner last week for Katie Armitage at the Millington Holiday Inn with the help of local donors and businesses. Haley felt it was important to thank Armitage for her years of service in multiple roles for the city before heading to Texas.

Thanks Katie: City of Millington honors outgoing Armitage

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In her years of service for the City of Millington Kate Armitage wore many different hats, participated in multiple departments and made an impact on dozens. So it was only fitting with her upcoming departure to join her family in Texas, the leaders of Millington would throw a going-away party for […]

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Boy Scouts now open to girls

By Carolyn Bahm It’s not new for girls to participate in the Boy Scouts of America — the Exploring and Venturing programs have allowed girls in for about 40 years. The news in 2017 is that they can enter as Cub Scouts and Scouts, and they can advance to the rank of Eagle Scout. “Girls […]

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Tipton Girl Scouts Visit

Stand Beside Her

Star Staff Reports As part of Stand Beside Her (women and girls banding together to support each other), local Girl Scouts Bradyn Cooper and Alanna Alston made a visit to the Journal West 10 Media office located at 2850 Stage Village Cove, Suite 5 in Bartlett. The girls from Girl Scouts Heart of the South […]

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DAR Rosemark Country Fair

River City DAR participates in the Rosemark Country Fair

River City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution took part in the Rosemark Country Fair on Sept. 30.   There were various displays on Constitution Week, Celebrate America, American Heritage, United States Flag and Genealogy as well as Conservation and Project Patriot. The theme for the 2017 fair was World War I and Women’s […]

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Millington salutes Veterans Nov. 4

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millions of Americans dedicate their attention to veterans twice a year — May’s Memorial Day and November’s Veteran’s Day. The latter is coming up Nov. 11 and Millington, Tenn., is preparing to honor those who served and the current soldiers of the United States with the Fourth Annual Flag City Veteran’s […]

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Brighton Runner Lucius in action

SPORTS ALERT: Brighton runner heading to State in Cross Country

Star Staff Reports Brighton Cardinal Cross Country runner Christian Lucius is heading to State Nov. 4. Under the guidance of Head Coach Brian Oswalt, Lucius reached the Region 7 meet in Crockett County finishing fifth and qualifying for State in Nashville. Lucius has placed in the top 10 in every race this year and eighth […]

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