Archive | June 7, 2018

2017-18 Athlete of the Year Finalists

The Millington Star is announcing the six finalists for Male and Female Athlete of the Year. The finalist must be a part of the junior or senior class competing in more than one TSSAA sport during the 2017-18 school calendar. The winners of the awards will be announced in July. Female Finalists Hannah Clifton (Millington) […]

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The Genuine Article: Recounting the top 10 moments from 2017-18 TSSAA Sports year

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Best Sellers’ List originally started 14 years ago as a way to recap some of the top highlights of the TSSAA sports year. The tradition continues in 2018 with 10 moments that capture some historic highs of the 2017-18 sports calendar. Once again student/athletes from Millington Central High School, Brighton […]

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Sweet Toons: Iconic animations deserve a day of recognition

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every day is a national day of something in U.S. America. June 9 is no different as National Earl Day, National Strawberry Day and National Donald Duck Day. Wait a minute, cartoon characters receive a day in their honor? Why Donald Duck? He’s the best of the Disney genre, but I […]

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School Board approves TSBA’s list of candidates for next superintendent

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has approved a list of five candidates it will interview for potential employment as the school system’s next superintendent. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Chris Denson and seconded by Mark Coulter. The motion was passed by […]

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Public Safety June 7, 2018

Arrests May 23- 34-year-old Millington female charged with public intoxication, introduction or possession of weapons, explosives, intoxicants or drugs into a penal institution where prisoners are quartered; 29-year-old Atoka male charged with theft of property under $1,000; 35-year-old Munford female charged with domestic assault; May 24- 31-year-old Millington male charged with public intoxication; 20-year-old Millington […]

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Obituaries June 7, 2018

VIRGINIA ANNE ‘GINNY’ HAID ANDERSON Virginia Anne (Haid) Anderson, Ginny to her friends and family, lived a long and loved life to the age of 83 years before passing away of natural causes on May 26, 2018 in Millington.  She was born March 23,1935 in St. Albans, West Virginia to parents Frank and Ruth Haid […]

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Garcia Jr. Scores First Ever NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Win at Memphis 150, presented by AutoZone

Star Staff Reports Ruben Garcia Jr. used late race strategy to score his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win, Saturday in the Memphis 150, presented by AutoZone, at Memphis International Raceway in Millington. Garcia, the driver of the No. 6 Max Siegel Inc. Toyota, was the 2015 NASCAR Peak Mexico Series champion, and is […]

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Lucy Baptist’s Music Fest continues to grow

Star Staff Reports Lucy Baptist Church, of Millington, hosted its Second Annual Lucy Music & Arts Festival May 5 with at least double the previous year’s attendance. The event included 23 arts and crafts vendors, four informational booths, a prayer tent, three food trucks, plus an indoor coffee and cookie café. In lieu of a […]

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The Network Journal to honor MCHS grad Jason McNary Raponi

Star Staff Reports NEW YORK CITY — The Network Journal (TNJ, www.TNJ.com), the New York tri-state area’s premier quarterly magazine and online news website for Black professionals, corporate executives and small business owners, announced today that Jason McNary Raponi, C.E.O.- Americas Region at Unode50, will be honored at its 21STAnnual “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awards […]

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Changing Your Name

By David Peel Tennessee is one of the easiest states to change your name. You do not have to return to your place of birth in order to do so. You merely must be a resident in the county in which you file for your name change. For a legal adult, 18 or over, who […]

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