Archive | February 22, 2018

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Taylor and MCHS host Super Sunday for education

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The second AFL-NFL World Championship Game of professional football, also known  as Super Bowl II, was played on January 14, 1968, at the Orange Bowl in Miami. On Feb. 4, 2018 the Second Annual English/Math Tutoring Big Game Mentoring was held in the Millington Central High School Cafeteria. This year’s event […]

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Momma Knew and I Didn’t Have to Tell Her

By Otis Griffin Everyone had to try blackberry picking’ with their friends as it was just a way of life. Such as larrupin’ apple pie, snipe huntin’, skinny dippin’, corn cob fightin’ and grape vine puffin’!  In most cases there are consequences you don’t want to own up to, or admit since you would be […]

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Public Safety February 22, 2018

Arrests Feb. 7- 53-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear; 30-year-old Millington male charged with domestic assault; 33-year-old Millington female charged with theft of property – conduct involving merchandise; 44-year-old Memphis female charged with theft of property – conduct involving merchandise and criminal trespass; 31-year-old Millington male charged with pawned or conveyed rental property […]

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Smith and Moore shine as Miss Teen Tipton

Star Staff Reports It has been a busy year of service for Miss Teen Tipton County 2017, Kasey Moore, and Miss Junior Teen Tipton County 2017, Kimmy Smith. Since their crowning last April, these two young ladies have balanced school, extracurricular activities, and the responsibility of representing and serving their community as titleholders in the […]

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Millington Middle STEM heading to State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Middle School is preparing to send 20 students to the Nashville area next month for the 2018 Tennessee State Vex IQ Robotics Challenge. Throughout the robotics season, the Millington Middle students practiced and competed in three Vex IQ tournaments. As a result of their performance throughout the season, five Millington […]

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Millington’s Head-Start program moves to Lucy

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For several years St. Williams was the home for the Porter-Leath Head Start program. But recently the program has moved to the campus of Lucy Elementary located at 6269 Amherst Road for the foreseeable future. Porter-Leath Vice President of Early Childhood Services Karen Harrell said the church approached Porter-Leath several months […]

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Turner graduates Basic Training

Star Staff Reports U.S. Air Force Airman John W. Turner 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 […]

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Board votes to purchase land for new fire station

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing the city to purchase land for construction of a new fire station. Board members took the action during their Feb. 12 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. Millington’s […]

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What’s with all the potholes?

By David Peel Potholes seem to be everywhere in the Memphis area. Dodging potholes may well become a winter Olympic sport (as if driving 240 is not challenging enough already). This year we have had a “perfect storm” of sorts for creating terrible, potentially-damaging potholes.  Thinking through how they actually form will help explain why […]

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D’Monte’s Dream: Former Trojan goes from walk-on to Blue Raider

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The first Wednesday of February is traditionally National Signing Day. It’s a day of rejoicing for college football programs and the young men preparing for the next step in their athletic life. But there is a different side to National Signing Day. In 2017 then Millington Trojan D’Monte Kemp made a […]

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