Archive | June, 2018

Still shining: C’s Jewelry thriving in 20th year at current location

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sparkling among all the newness near the Shoppes of Millington Farms is C’s Jewelry. The business that celebrated its 53rd anniversary earlier this month is marking 20 years at the 8596 Highway 51 North location. Grass, dirt and ditches were the backdrop of C’s Jewelry for more than 15 years. Then […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST: Attention, ladies – A few rules for your interactions with social media

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last week I tackled the issue of social media etiquette, addressing men. I gave the fellas a few rules to help them better navigate their accounts to limit issues like losing a job or even dying. To be fair, I have to take some time and space in this publication to […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Griffin named second superintendent of Millington Schools

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Tonight the Millington School Board unanimously voted James “Bo” Griffin the next superintendent of Millington Municipal School on a second motion. The replacement for outgoing director of schools in Millington Dr. David Roper came down to Griffin and current Millington Central High School Principal Dr. Clint Durley. Both candidates addressed the […]

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Wilder Heading to Rodeo Nationals

Star Staff Reports Anna Wilder qualified to compete at the National level in the Junior High Rodeo Association this week in long rodeo in South Dakota. The World’s Largest Junior High Rodeo is scheduled for June 24-30. She will be competing in four of her six events. Wilder is an eighth grader at Tipton-Rosemark Academy. […]

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Public Safety June 22, 2018

Arrests June 5- 33-year-old Millington female charged with theft of property under $1,000; June 6- 49-year-old Drummonds female charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; June 7- 25-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines;  38-year-old Millington male charged with domestic assault; 28-year-old Tennessee male charged with theft of […]

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Obituaries June 22, 2018

LULA MAE BALLARD Mrs. Lula Mae Ballard, 93, homemaker, died June 5, 2018 at her residence. The family received friends with service following on Thursday, June 7 at Ravenscroft Chapel. Interment was in Ravenscroft Cemetery. LARRY ‘L.D.’ GIPSON Larry “L.D.” Gipson, 68, of Drummonds, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018 after a long illness. […]

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Board approves Dunbar as city’s new police chief

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has adopted a resolution approving Mark Dunbar as the city’s new police chief. Board members took the action last Thursday night on a motion offered by Alderman Larry Dagen and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. The motion was passed by a 5-2 vote, with Aldermen […]

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Dianne’s Dedication: Baker serves her last official day at Millington Chamber

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As the clock struck 11 a.m. last Friday, they started to trickle in one by one into the offices of the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce. From City Manager Ed Haley to Millington Mayor Terry Jones, they all came by the facility to express gratitude to outgoing Millington Chamber Executive Director […]

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Craziest Will Provisions

By David Peel Most peoples’ Last Will and Testaments simply indicate that whatever they own is to be passed on to their family members. Occasionally, problematic people may be disinherited. Or, sometimes conditions are set up on recovering money, such as graduating college.But these Wills have become rather famous for having a little bit more […]

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Hight Speaks at DAR Flag Day Luncheon

Star Staff Reports COLLIERVILLE — Diane Hight, founder of Forever Young Senior Veterans, spoke at the Memphis and Shelby County Regents’ Council Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Flag Day Luncheon on June 9. Hight spoke about what veterans have said the flag means to them. Many veterans talk about the comfort it brings them […]

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