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Obituaries August 16, 2018

MARLIE LEON CANTRELL Marlie Leon Cantrell, 73, of Tipton, passed way Aug. 1, 2018. Gathering of friends and family was held Aug. 5 at Munford Funeral Home in Munford. Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel had charge. SYLVIA CAVITT Sylvia Cavitt 56, passed away on Aug. 5, 2018. Service was held Aug. 11 at Jefferson Mortuary […]

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Jamboree Tommy Clifton

Generation Now

Millington Trojans Assistant Coach Tommy Clifton looks in on a play Friday night during the 2018 Municipality Schools Football Jamboree quarter against the Collierville Dragons in Arlington. Clifton got a chance to view some of Millington’s key players like Corey Smith (No. 3), Johnny Mattox (No. 15) and his grandson Tommy Clifton III (No. 10) […]

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Next Gen: SYS Trojans are Millington established & Millington made

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The roll call of schools for the potential starting offensive line for the 2018 Millington SYS Trojans is pure Millington. As SYS Trojan Director Jeff Gibson went down the line, schools like E.E. Jeter, E.A. Harrold, Millington Elementary, Lucy echoed across the Aycock Park turf from the players. Almost every player […]

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Touring Tennessee Through Texts: A Summer Reading Adventure

Star Staff Reports The hallways of Millington’s elementary schools were full of excitement and student learning during the month of June. For the second year, Millington Municipal School District was one of the 200 programs that were state grant recipients of Read to be Ready, a program to address Tennessee’s stalled scores in reading and […]

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Steven Ni displays some of his renowned sushi at Tao Asian Cuisine in Collierville.

Yin & Yang: Cordova restaurateur opens Asian eatery in Collierville

By Graham Sweeney Steven Ni is embracing the culinary past while hoping to forge a new future for Asian cuisine in Collierville. This spring, the local restaurateur opened Tao Asian Cuisine in the spot that previously housed Lee Kan’s Asian Grill, which closed earlier this year. Ni, who has lived in Collierville for 15 years, […]

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Playhouse 51 presents Neil Simon’s God’s Favorite

Star Staff Reports Playhouse 51, Millington’s Community Theater, is opening its 15th season with the Neil Simon comedy God’s Favorite. The comedies of Neil Simon are audience favorites and this will be the third Simon play that Playhouse 51 has done. Performances will be Fridays and Saturdays Aug. 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 […]

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Elvis was plugged by Phillips!

By Otis Griffin “Tell ’em Phillips sent che’.”  That was his trademark heard all over Memphis back in the fifties. Phillips had a love for music, especially rhythm and blues, second to none. Dewey Phillips was born in a small country town outside Adamsville, TN. in 1926, and after serving in the Army, he moved […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Elvis Clones: King paves the way for multifaceted entertainer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Today is the conclusion of Elvis Week 2018. It was 41 years ago on Aug. 16 that an icon of music, Memphis and entertainment passed a-way at Graceland. Elvis Presley has left a huge mark on the work through his sweet tunes, contributions to pop culture and even some of those […]

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