Archive | January 11, 2018

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BREAKING NEWS: Millington schools and activities closed Friday

Millington Municipal School announced that schools, the Central Office and all extracurricular activities will be closed/cancelled Friday because of the forecasted inclement weather conditions. A Winter Storm Advisory will begin at midnight with a prediction of sleet, freezing rain and snow. Winter returns late tonight through Friday night about 6 p.m. as rain is predicted to […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Book of Eli next chapters will be written in Jonesboro

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brighton Cardinal Eli Davis has been authoring pages in his baseball life since the age of 4. Now the senior has transformed from a Dixie Youth League player to one of the latest signees of Tommy Raffo at Arkansas State University. This morning in the Brighton High School Gymnasium, Davis was […]

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Millington Changes 6

Subtractions and Additions: A look back at some of the 2017 changes in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The year 2017 brought several additions to Millington. And even a few subtractions in Flag City will hopefully lead to more gains. While Highway 51 saw a boom in businesses coming to town, most through the Shoppes of Millington Farms, parts of Downtown Millington saw the demolition of old buildings. First […]

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Public Safety January 11, 2018

Arrests Dec. 27- 34-year-old Millington female charged with theft of property-conduct involving merchandise; 66-year-old Millington male charged with domestic assault; Dec. 29- 19-year-old Memphis female charged with theft of property $500 or less; 23-year-old Millington male charged with theft of property $500 or more, evading arrest, resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search, theft of […]

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Lizzie McLean

McLean takes helm as Executive Director of the Millington Family YMCA

Star Staff Reports The Millington Family Y is excited to announce that Lizzie McLean has been selected as the new Executive Director of the Millington Family Y. Previous Executive Director, Justin Inskeep has been appointed to Vice President of Operations and will continue to serve the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South. McLean has been […]

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David Peel

A New Football League?

By David Peel The NFL had a pretty rough 2017. Between anthem protests by players kneeling, terrible calls, and bad matchups, Roger Goodell’s league has seen plunging attendance. Could the rival XFL make a comeback? It just might, and Memphis might get a team. If there is a new league, here are some of the […]

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Calendar of Events January 11, 2018

Jan. 13 The Millington City Beautiful Gardening Series 2018 begins Jan. 13 at 11:30 a.m. with Fred Robertson of Tennessee Blue Bird Society. His topic will be “Blue Birds–Habitats, Habits, Nesting Boxes and More,” at the Millington Public Library located at 4858 Navy Road, in Millington. It is free and open to the public. For […]

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BUS Huey's Feeding needy

Huey’s Employees Feed Memphians in Need on Christmas Day

Star Staff Reports On Christmas Day, employees of Huey’s Restaurants volunteered their afternoon to spend time helping the homeless in Downtown Memphis. For the fourth year in a row, a group of employees organized a lunchtime feast at Huey’s Downtown (77 S. Second St.)  to feed the homeless, a population that doesn’t always get a […]

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Chamber Trojan 20 Carver Family

Chamber Connections

Last month at the William L. Osteen Holiday Basketball Tournament the Trojan 20 along with Beth Hale presented Allison Carver and Family with a memorial to Billy “Rock n Roll” Carver. The Carver Family would like to thank theTrojan 20 and Millington Central High School for this memorial honoring Billy Carver. This season’s tournament was sponsored by Millington […]

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Ordinance allows School Board to fund Performing Arts Center

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading this week that allows the School Board to fund a Performing Arts Center without a bond issue. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Al Bell and […]

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