Archive | September, 2018

Andrew Anderson in lane

NEXT LEVEL: Anderson gives verbal to South Alabama

Star Staff Reports Last week, Tipton-Rosemark Academy senior Andrew Anderson announced his future college plans. He informed the public via Twitter he is choosing South Alabama. Anderson, 6’1 point guard for the TRA Rebels in Millington, played his sophomore season at Southwind High School in Memphis before transferring to Tipton-Rosemark. He is expected to attend […]

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Obituaries September 20, 2018

WESLEY YATES CRAMER Wesley Yates Cramer, 75, of Drummonds, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018. A visitation was held Sept. 17, a funeral service followed with all services and interment held at Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home and Cemetery. ANN W. GOODE Ann W. Goode, 86, of Millington, passed away September 13, 2018. The family received […]

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NAVY visit teacher

Navy visits MCHS campus with simulator & information

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last December, America was greeted by the United States Navy’s new recruiting tagline of “Forged by the Sea.” After the Army-Navy football game debut, the Navy has been spreading the message of the bond formed by members of the military branch. One of the latest stops came in Millington on Sept. […]

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Navy pinning

Naval Support Activity Mid-South conducts pinning ceremony at Millington’s Crosspointe Baptist Church

By Amanda Rae Moreno Sailors from various commands at Naval Support Activity Mid-South donned khaki uniforms, combination covers, and fouled anchor collar devices for the first time during a Chief Petty Officer pinning ceremony last Friday. The chiefs’ pinning ceremony is a tradition unique to the Navy and dates back to the foundation of the […]

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Larry Dagen

Dagen unopposed for third term as Alderman in Position 4

By Bill Short Position 4 Alderman Larry Dagen is unopposed for a third term in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. After graduating from Millington Central High School in 1976, Dagen attended Shelby State Community College on a baseball scholarship from 1977-78. He has been a small business owner and operator in Millington since 1989. […]

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Marlon Evans

NEWS ALERT: Millington School Board Candidate Forum scheduled for Oct. 15

The 2018 Millington School Board Candidate Forum presented by Jones-Phillip Civic Organization and The Millington Star will be held Oct. 15 at the Baker Community Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the forum begin 30 minutes later for the three contested races for the Millington School Board. The event will be moderated by […]

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St. Benedict quarterback Jesse Komoroski and the Eagles are still unbeaten after four games and ranked No. 3 in the Journal West 10 Media Power 10 polls.

SPORTS ALERT: Top six remains the same in Power 10, Germantown and St. Benedict last of unbeatens

The Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Rankings The teams from the coverage area 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 6. WEEK SIX 1. Germantown (5-0) (W 44-14 @ Southaven, […]

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Lady Trojan Haley Adkins tips the ball over the net pass a couple of Bartlett Lady Panther defenders during a contest last week.

Lady Panthers and Lady Trojans test skills in mid-September clash

By Thomas Sellers Jr. BARTLETT — Shelby County volleyball has seen a shakeup the past five years. Traditional rivalries have been either postponed, terminated or taken on new meaning with teams moving in classifications and switching districts. The Millington Lady Trojans entered their Sept. 10 contest in a familiar place. For several years Millington would […]

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St. Benedict v Millington 6

SPORTS ALERT: St. Benedict remains unbeaten outlasting Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojans snatched defeat from the hands of victory Friday night. The St. Benedict Eagles did their part to make sure the Trojans would come up short on the turf of Mooney Bosewell Field. The visiting Eagles remained unbeaten on the season, outlasting the Trojans 22-7. “I will them give […]

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Volleyball Munford v Millington 4

Munford’s strategy proves successful over Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sporting her black and gold, Ally Marona made her way toward Munford Head Volleyball Coach Sean Bounds moments after the conclusion of last Monday’s game. Clad in his Lady Cougar maroon and black, Bounds exchanged greeting with the Millington Lady Trojan sophomore and gave her a couple of pointers to get […]

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