Archive | August 23, 2018

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$2 million ticket sold in Millington

Star Staff Reports A pair of  Tennessee Powerball players are now millionaires. One of the winning tickets was sold in Millington. The buyer won $2 million, and a player in Brentwood won $1 million playing Mega Millions. The Powerball winner won by matching five of six numbers that were drawn, which is a $1 million […]

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Body found in Orgill Park lake

Star Staff Reports The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office started an investigation Saturday after a drowning at a lake in Millington. The body of a male was found in the lake at the Edmund Orgill Park located in the 9000 block of Bethuel Road. The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning. […]

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Millington Kiwanis Club members Clarence Hatcher, Bea Schaller, Wayne Jameson and Bob Hunt begin another year of taking tickets at the gate for Millington Football. The Kiwanis Club has been participating on Friday nights for more than 15 years.

Snapshots from Opening Game 2018 Bolton @ Millington

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Petitions Filed: City election ballot will have 11 candidates for 8 positions

By Bill Short With 11 candidates seeking eight positions on the ballot, the Nov. 6 Millington city elections will feature only three contested races. The candidates filed their qualifying petitions before the deadline at noon last Thursday in the Shelby County Election Commission Office. Aldermen Bethany Huffman, Al Bell and Larry Dagen are unopposed for […]

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Obituaries August 23, 2018

JERRY W. CURRIE Jerry W. Currie, 55, of Covington, passed away on Aug. 10, 2018 at his residence. He was a retired Navy Veteran and a truck driver. Funeral Services was held Aug. 18 at Antioch Baptist Church in Covington. Burial took place in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. JOHN GARRIGUS John Garrigus, 87, of Millington, […]

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Local companies join against cancer

By Graham Sweeney On Sept. 15, West Cancer Center’s signature fundraising event West Fight On will be held place at Shelby Farms Park. The event includes a full suite of fitness activities including three different cycling distances, a 5K run and a 1-mile walk culminating with post- race festivities in Celebration Village including vendors, sponsors, […]

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And the winner is…

DeLaney Timberman  Miss Tipton County 2018 – Raised more than $18,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in Tennessee – Attended more than 40 events statewide – Collected wish list items for all 5 Ronald McDonald Houses, as well as donated monetarily and through wish list items to all 5 […]

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