Archive | March 8, 2018

Heidi Shafer

Local residents participate in 2018 Weststar Leadership Class

MARTIN – John Rountree and Heidi Shafer, both of Shelby County, are members of the University of Tennessee at Martin WestStar Leadership Program’s 2018 class. Rountree, district manager of Safelite AutoGlass, serves on the Foundation Board at Jackson State Community College and is the campaign co-chair and board member of the Millington Family YMCA. He […]

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Girl Scout Alanna Alston

Thank You From Troop 13804

Girl Scout Troop member Alanna Alston poses with The Millington Star editor Thomas Sellers Jr. recently at The Star’s office located at 2850 Stage Village Cove Suite 5. Alston stopped by the office to express gratitude for The Millington Star helping to promote the Troop’s Silver Project earlier this year “Standing By Her Side.” The […]

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School system will give parents information on safety of students

By Bill Short The Millington Municipal School System will soon distribute information to parents regarding ways they can help ensure the safety and security of students and staff. Dr. David Roper, superintendent of the school system, said it is “keenly aware” of the concern that the recent mass shooting in a Parkland, Fla., high school […]

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Public Safety March 8, 2018

Arrests Feb. 21- 29-year-old Tennessee male charged with aggravated robbery; 60-year-old Memphis male charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated robbery; Feb. 22- 20-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear and vandalism over $500; Feb. 23- 50-year-old Drummonds male charged with failure to appear; 33-year-old Drummonds male charged with driving while license suspended/cancalled/revoked, compliance with […]

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Attending the All-Tennessee Academic Luncheon in Nashville on Feb. 13 was (from left) Dr. Brigham Scallion, DSCC PTK chapter advisor, Tanga McCullough, DSCC librarian, All-Tennessee Academic Team Member Emily Camp of Millington, All-Tennessee Academic Team Member Mary Grace Simonton of Covington, and Dr. Karen Bowyer, DSCC president.

DSCC Students Chosen for 2018 PTK All-Tennessee Academic Team

Star Staff Reports DYERSBURG — Emily Camp of Millington and Mary Grace Simonton of Covington, current students at Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC), were recently selected as members of Phi Theta Kappa’s (PTK) All-Tennessee Academic Team. Chosen among other academic team members representing two-year colleges from across Tennessee, they recently attended the All-Tennessee Luncheon held […]

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David Peel

Saving Gas

By David Peel Your Miles Per Gallon (MPG) directly impacts your wallet. With gas prices expected to rise, you can save money by following these tips: 1. Coast to a stop. As soon as you see you may need to stop ahead, take your foot off the gas. The normal driver will accelerate till the […]

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Calendar of Events March 8, 2018

March 8 The Millington Central High School Eighth Grade Open House will be held March 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. at MCHS. Get a chance to tour the school, meet the teachers, learn about clubs and activities. The MCHS counselors will visit Millington Middle School to discuss course selections March 22-23. Student must return […]

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New-look Trojans prepare for new District 15-2A

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There have been several physical changes around the Millington Trojan Baseball program since last May. The Trojans have reconstructed their home field at Miles Park and a new indoor-practice facility is ready to use. Add in the work the players and coaches have done on the actual diamond, spectators to Millington […]

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Preview Lady Trojan

Lady Trojans look to reach the next level

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Year One introduced Whitney Horton to Millington and her Lady Trojan program. Last year Horton and the Lady Trojans announced their arrival in District 15-2A. Now entering the third year of the Horton Era, the Millington Lady Trojans are preparing to take one of those top two spots in league by […]

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Lady Cougars still answering questions on brink of season

By Thomas Sellers Jr. An old saying is, ‘Bad things happen in threes.’ One area softball coach who might agree with that proverb is Munford Head Coach Glenn Goulder. As the veteran Skipper enters his 32nd season with the Lady Cougars, he is searching for a few answers. “Big question marks,” he acknowledged. “We’ve had […]

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