Archive | February 8, 2018

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School Board approves district’s 2018-19 Instructional Calendar

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted this week to approve the district’s Instructional Calendar for the 2018-19 academic year. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Roger Christopher and seconded by Cody Childress. Dr. David Roper, superintendent of Millington Municipal Schools, said school […]

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STAR COVERAGE: Navy Federal to expand, animal cruelty to horse & church leader accused of rape

Navy Federal to expand? Star Staff Reports Millington’s Navy Federal Credit Union’s is about to see some changes. A building permit valued at more than $300,000 for “interior alterations” was submitted Friday for the 5600 Navy Road site. Navy Federal Credit Union spokesperson Bill Pearson said the project is part of an ongoing effort to […]

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Home Run: Cougar slugger Kendrick stays close with Southwest selection

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The name Steven Kendrick has been on the baseball radar in the Southeast since his breakout 2016 season. The Munford Cougar product crushed 13 home runs that season earning a selection to the 11th annual POWER SHOWCASE All-American Team representing the state of Tennessee in the Underclassmen category. Kendrick also took […]

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Public Safety February 8, 2018

Arrests Jan. 24- 24-year-old Elizabethton male, charged with theft of property – conduct involving merchandise; Jan. 25- 46-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear; 38-year-old, Millington male charge with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked; compliance with financial responsibility law required; open container law and operation of vehicles and streetcars on approach of authorized emergency vehicles; […]

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Obituary February 8, 2018

DON BIXLER Don Bixler, 70, of Millington, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018.  Funeral services were on Wednesday, January 31 at the Covington Funeral Home chapel with interment in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery.  Mr. Bixler was retired from the Caterpillar Company after 31 years, a U. S. Army Veteran, a member of the Millington VFW, […]

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Crisis Center Board member Mike Caruthers thanks Lois Wilber for her years of service as director after she announced her retirement last month.

Wilber retires as director of Millington Crisis Center

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since she and husband Roy relocated from Hawaii to Millington, Lois Wilber said aloha to the Millington Crisis Center. After nearly three decades of dedicating her extra time, energy and efforts to the Flag City facility, Lois announced her retirement as director of the Millington Crisis Center effective Feb. 1. “The […]

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Calendar of Events February 8, 2018

Feb. 10 The community will have a chance to see the new-look Millington Crisis Center and meet the new director Debra Sigee and assistant director Warner this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Open House. The center will start taking appointments that day. The Millington Crisis Center is located at 8133 Wilkinsville […]

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David Boyd and staff get prepared for the lunch rush at Smokin D's in Millington last Monday afternoon.

Devotion & Dedication: Smokin D’s Bar-B-Que fulfills multiple missions from Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Pastor Darrell Boyd has several passions in his life. He loves family and friends, meanwhile dedicating some time to being a big-time NASCAR fan. Boyd always had a love for making barbecue working alongside the late David Stroud winning a world championship in 2001. Add Boyd’s calling of being a minister, […]

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2018 Munford Top 10

Congrats to Munford’s Top 10 for 2018

Munford High School has announced the Top 10 for the Class of 2018. This year Valedictorian is Matthew Byrd with a 4.0 grade point average and 35 on the ACT. The Salutatorian will be Charleigh Callahan also with a 4.0 GPA scoring a 32 on the ACT. The class’ Historian will be Vada Butler. The […]

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MCHS DECA students heeding to State

Millington Central High School’s Distributive Education Clubs of America students are heading to State March 9-10. Led by instructor Chris Micahel, MCHS students Corey Smith (sports and entertainment marketing), Beatriz Barrera (retail merchandising), Cameron Bryant (business services), Lindsey Birmingham (restaurant management), Essence McKinney (retail merchandising) and Junior McCullogh (entrepreneurship). DECA is an international association of […]

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