Archive | April 12, 2018

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SPORTS UPDATE: Trojan Baseball continues solid play with victory at Craigmont

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The past two weeks have been productive for the Millington Trojans Baseball team. Head Coach Zane Adams’ squad went on a five-game winning streak before taking on the one of the best teams in Tennessee and District 15-2A front runner the Covington Chargers. The Chargers took care of business […]

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Tyler Flynn Signing

SPORTS ALERT: TRA’S Flynn earns spot with CBU Baseball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The day belonged to Tyler Flynn on the campus of Tipton-Rosemark Academy. The senior ace had the spotlight this afternoon as family, friends, coaches, teammates and administrators gathered in the TRA Lobby to celebrate his signing to Christian Brothers University Baseball. Flynn arrived into Brad Smith’s program 5 years ago as […]

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Ms. Reba's party

Ms. Reba Celebrates 100th

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The day belonged to Reba Phipps. As the birthday girl prepared to eat her cake and open her gifts with friends and family, several employees and residents of  Wesley At Millington Residential Home came to share a moment with Phipps. All of them shared a smile and laugh with the woman […]

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Public Safety April 12, 2018

Arrests March 27- 24-year-old Munford female charged with failure to appear- violation/probation; 39-year-old Millington male driving under the influence of intoxicant, reckless driving, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, accidents involving damage to vehicle, compliance with financial responsibility law required, simple possession or casual exchange, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of registration; 53-year-old Millington male charged with […]

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Help us pick a playground for Aycock

Millington Middle School students Luis Perez and Kydarien Green conducted a survey to patrons of the 2018 Flag City Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast Saturday morning in the Baker Community Center. The boys laid out four demos of potential playgrounds for Aycock Park. Perez and Green provided details on each picture and even the estimated cost […]

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Dr. Richard Todd Payne

From Munford to New York City, Munford High 1984 Graduate gets ready for Lincoln Center Singing Debut

Star Staff Reports In 1986, Dr. Richard Todd Payne traveled with the Memphis State University Singers (Now University of Memphis) to New York to sing at Carnegie Hall. April 14, 2018 Todd will go back to New York; this time as a soloist as he makes his debut at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. “To […]

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All kinds of finds at Millington Craft and Vendor Show

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2018 Millington Craft and Vendor Show brought in hundreds of area residents in from the cold Saturday into the warmth of the Baker Community Center. The cold winds outside made homemade blankets and quilts some of the notable items to purchase at the show. The Millington Arts, Parks and Recreation […]

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Grant Accepted: Contract OK’d for intersection improvements

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously accepted a state grant and approved a contract for improvements to the intersection of Raleigh-Millington Road and state Route 385. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by […]

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Casting Call

There are 21 early voting locations that opened yesterday across Shelby County including Millington’s Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street. Early voting began Wednesday April 11 and will conclude April 26. For a list of the other early voting locations and to see a of hours visit www.shelbyvote.com

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Brotherly Love: Old sibling’s impact helped Frisson form strong Brighton brotherhood

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The bond shared by the members of the 2017 Brighton Cardinal Football has developed a strong brotherhood. As the 27 seniors prepare for the next chapters in their lives after May, the legacy of being the first team to reach the State Semifinals is giving a lot of the players a […]

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