Archive | April 25, 2018

DROP IN CRIME: Local violent crime drops during first quarter of 2018 compared to last year

Star Staff Reports During the first quarter of 2018 (January – March), the major violent crime rate dropped in both Memphis and all of Shelby County compared to the first quarter of last year, according to preliminary figures from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI). Driven by a 37.8 percent reduction in murders and a […]

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Star News Brief: April 26, 2018

ICE recovered in Tipton County drug bust An overdose death led to the recovery of illegal drugs in Tipton County. The Tipton County Sheriff’s Department made this discovery after investigating the death of Stephen Tyler Duke. The 28-year-old was found dead in the 700 block of Dogwood Lane in Brighton back in March. Evidence at […]

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Some Self-Educated Smarts Does Come in Handy

By Otis Griffin Quite a few years ago it seemed like when decisions were made each was thought out and analyzed.  I could be wrong but in the wonderful South, we referred to a quick fast finalization as being ‘rash’.   I don’t know where that saying comes from or where it is a going.  Maybe […]

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Public Safety April 26, 2018

Arrests April 11- 32-year-old Germantown male charged with carjacking; April 12- 30-year-old Millington female charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; 19-year-old Collierville male charged with procedure to revoke suspension of sentence or probation; April 13- 37-year-old Millington male charged with tampering with or fabricating evidence, possession of a controlled substance with intent […]

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Double-crossed at Millington Mayhem 5

By Felicia Watkins Among a full card at Millington Mayhem 5, the Ironman Match between Pokerface and Juduz was considered the best by far by several in the crowd in the N-82 Gym. It ended up in that crowd for a while. This included taking it outside with the fans following the action not wanting […]

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Sectionals in Flag City

The 2018 Sectional Track Meet for Ripley, Brighton, Munford, Crestview and Haywood middle schools were held Saturday at the Millington Central High School Stadium. Several athletes took to the field and track to compete and earn a spot at this year’s State Middle School Meet. Brighton Payton Steele, an eighth grade, jumped a 4’8 Saturday. […]

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Commission approves Master Plan for city

By Bill Short The Millington Planning Commission has adopted a resolution that approves a proposed 20-Year Master Plan for the city. Commission members took the action during their April 16 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Vice Chairman Chuck Hurt Jr. and seconded by Curtis Park. The motion was passed by five affirmative […]

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MAC’s Student Art Show expands minds

By Thomas Sellers Jr. All forms of art from the bright minds of Millington students were on display in the Harvell Civic Center Saturday during the 2018 Millington Art Council’s Student Art Show. The creativity ranged from vocal talents to colorful paintings. From noon to 5 p.m., residents had a chance to listen to singing […]

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EA Harrold provides care package for real heroes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Real superheroes do wear uniforms and have powers that amaze the young and young at heart. On April 16, a few of Millington’s superheroes assembled in the EA Harrold Cafeteria to receive a thank you and boxes filled with gratitude. In full uniforms, members of the Millington Police Department, Millington Fire […]

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Calendar of Events April 26, 2018

April 28 Millington Arts Recreation & Parks presents Bark in the Park April 28 at Lions Park located at 4376 Oak Springs Drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join the Department for a day of doggie fun. There will be rescue groups out at the Park along with vendors set up selling dog related […]

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