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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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Larry Dagen

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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Biz Feature 8-23

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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2017 M&M Bowl handsake

Tubetown: Another Year of Local High School Football Coverage Underway

Star Staff Reports High school football season has arrived in West Tennessee, and Tubetown once again has you covered this fall. Tubetown will be broadcasting the 2018 M&M Bowl live from Munford between the Millington Central Trojans and Munford Cougars. Tubetown’s coverage for the 2018 season began last week when the Cougars traveled to Covington. […]

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Trojans move into Power 10 rankings heading into 2018 M&M Bowl

The Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Rankings The teams from the coverage areas including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible. Each week throughout the 2018 see how the poll shakes out. Here are the rankings heading into Week 2. WEEK TWO 1. Germantown (1-0) W 38-6 @ Jackson […]

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Gridiron Glory 2018

SPORTS ALERT: 2018 Gridiron Glory hitting newsstands this week

The Millington Star‘s more than decade old tradition of The Gridiron Glory is hitting newsstands this week. Since 2012 under the umbrella of the Journal West 10 Media, the annual look inside area high school football has expanded from Millington, Munford, Brighton and Tipton-Rosemark Academy to other schools like Arlington, Bartlett, Bolton, Collierville, Germantown and […]

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