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Violent Crime Rate Continues to Drop

Star Staff Reports 9Based on preliminary figures from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), major violent crime in Memphis and Shelby County continued to drop during the first half of this year compared to last year, according to the University of Memphis Public Safety Institute and the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission. The mid-year figure builds […]

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Obituaries August 9, 2018

WILLIAM TRAVIS HAWKINS William Travis Hawkins, 97, passed away July 30, 2018. He was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge, a World War II veteran who served in Belgium and Luxemburg, Germany, was a POW, and a member of Faith Assembly of God. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge. CATRICE LAKAY SOMERVILLE Catrice […]

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BUS Creative Stitches process

KNOW YOUR BIZ- Sew Local: Creative Stitches charms Bartlett with custom embroidery, monograms

By Carolyn Bahm A year and a half as a Bartlett business owner has one hometown girl pleased about bringing her embroidery shop back home. Owner Stacy Simmons said her shop specializes in custom embroidery, including monogramming, for individuals who love the customized look and businesses who want to showcase their brand pride. The store […]

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BUS MidSouth Marketplace U Haul

Midsouth Marketplace joins the U-Haul Dealer Network

Star Staff Reports U-Haul Company of Tennessee is pleased to announce that Midsouth Marketplace has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Millington community. Midsouth Marketplace at 8323 Hwy. 51 N. will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment and moving supplies. The arrival of U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 is revolutionizing the moving […]

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"The King" Jerry Lawler takes a moment to pose with Sellers during the premiere of Memphis Heat at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis.

BEST SELLERS’ LIST- On The Card: Ranking the best wrestling of all time

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This native Memphian loves wrestling. Let me correct that statement, I love rasslin’. From my grandfathers Ben and Billy passing on the gene to my brothers Carlos, Cordarous and me, the sport of professional wrestling has been vital to my family. That passion brought several names and icons into our home […]

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Brighton Book

How Can an Elephant with Autism Gain Self-Respect? Children’s Book ‘Timothy’ Tackles a Big Challenge!

Star Staff Reports Timothy, The Shooting Star is the first book in the Savanna Tales series by educator Dr. Christie Elam. Her series will focus on the unique and sometimes challenging behaviors of children with emotional or behavioral disorders. “I pray that the book will be used as a tool to connect to children who […]

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2018 Brighton Football Seniors

Pressure Points: 2018 Cardinals look to reload and top the best season ever

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last time the Cardinals were on the gridiron, the Brighton players were walking off the field in Hendersonville after a 21-3 defeat courtesy of Beech. Despite the disappointment in the moment, the Cardinal players and coaches just accomplished the best season in school history by reaching the Class 5A State Semifinals. […]

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2018 Munford Football Seniors

Looking Forward: 2018 Cougars ready to continue successful trend, eyeing Region championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 football season was one of the best in Munford Football history. The team won their first playoff game in 20 years and had seven players sign college scholarships to play at the next level after a nine-win campaign. The Region 8-5A runner ups said goodbye to 26 seniors and […]

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Metro Trojans Will Littles

Doing the Littles Things

Millington Metro Trojans Coach Will Littles rides the water dispenser over to the players before a practice last week at Mooney Bosewell Field. Littles and the rest of the Metro staff are preparing the players for the 2018 season. Part of the preparation was Tuesday’s Jamboree at Munford. The Metro Trojans kickoff the season against […]

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Calendar of Events August 9, 2018

Trojan Football 2018 Millington Trojan Football Sponsorship Packages are available ranging from Platinum to Bronze. To get more information on the packages, contact Millington Football Booster members Tony Johnson, president at (901)-491-2483, Debby Clifton, vice president at (901) 574-8466, Scott Percer, sponsorship volunteer at (901) 652-1646 or e-mail: millingtontrojanfootball@gmail.com Dance Night at The Baker Join […]

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