Archive | October, 2017


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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Veterans Parade Preview pic

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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JD's Exterior Shot

NEW ALERT: Millington JD’s closes doors

Star Staff Reports JD’s Wings 2 Go original location at 5066 Navy Road in Millington announced its closing earlier this week. Owners Diana and Jesse Jones opened the wing eatery back in the fall of 2012 at the corner of then C Street. Jones released a statement via Facebook informing the public the first JD’s […]

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Public Notice

MILLINGTON MASTER PLAN PUBLIC MEETING The Millington Master Plan Committee will hold a joint meeting with the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Millington Planning Commission on Monday, October 30, 2017, at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at Baker Community Center and the public is encouraged to attend. _______________________________________________________________________ On October 30th […]

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MCHS All West group shot

Best of the Best: Five MCHS students to perform in Best of the West Nov. 18

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Central High School Musical Department has recently celebrated the All-Southwest Choir selections of Cassidy Floyd, Haleigh Boykin, Sam Johnson, Kenneth Collier and Donavon Hughes. Hughes earned the recognition of highest scorer out of the 900 participants. He scored 278 out of a possible 300 points in the competition. Hughes […]

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walmart vandals

NEWS ALERT: MPD seeking duo after Walmart vandalism

Star Staff Reports Two men have been named persons of interest after a vandalism incident at the Millington Walmart located at 8445 Highway 51 North. According to the Millington Police Department, the suspects were caught vandalizing property. The pair allegedly spilled insecticide chemicals in the toy department. Surveillance cameras showed the men driving away in […]

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Germantowns #34 Ted Lyons goes like Superman into the endzone

SPORTS ALERT: Germantown No. 1 heading into Whitehaven showdown, Cougars and Cards ranked heading championship showdown

Introducing the Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Rankings The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible. Each week throughout the 2017 see how the poll shakes out. Here are the rankings heading into Week 11. WEEK ELEVEN 1. Germantown (9-0) (W 42-6 Memphis […]

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