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Obituaries October 18, 2018

DOROTHY LEVENIA BROWN Dorothy Levenia Brown, 97, of Millington, passed away October 8, 2018. Visitation was held Oct. 11, with a funeral service afterwards. All services were held at Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home and Cemetery. MARK GLIDDON Mark Gliddon, 46, of Millington, originally from Adelaide, Australia, passed away on October 5, 2018. Munford Funeral Home-Munford Chapel […]

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Larry Jackson

Brewer challenging Jackson for School Board Position 6

By Bill Short Position 6 School Board member Larry Jackson, seeking his second term, is being challenged by Austin Brewer in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. A graduate of Millington Central High School, Brewer is enrolled at Christian Brothers University, where he is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in […]

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Wes Wagner

Still Full of Life: Young Life reshapes leadership, continues mission to help teens

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This time last year the Shelby-Tipton County Young Life chapter was in celebration mode as the staff and members continued the mission of delivering Christ to teens. Luke Sadler and crew marked the 10th year of the organization serving the Millington area and expanding throughout North Shelby County and into certain […]

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Lawrence James

Shooting near Navy Base leaves man dead

Star Staff Reports Shooting near Navy Base leaves A man was shot and died from his injuries after a shooting near the Navy Base in Millington this past weekend. According to the Naval Public Affairs Officer Amanda Moreno, officers received reports of an active shooter at the Navy Getaway Cottages near Glen Eagle Golf Course […]

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John Taylor

Murder charge for Taylor after body found at Tracy

Star Staff Reports Last Thursday a body was found near the Shelby-Tipton county line. The one body appeared to be a victim of homicide. The incident  happened at Tracy Road and Highway 14. Although the murder occurred in Shelby County, Tipton County deputies were in the area of Tracy Road and Portersville Road. Tennessee Bureau […]

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world largest bounce house 10-18

The Big Bounce America 2018 Tour rolls into Memphis International Raceway from Oct. 19-21

Star Staff Reports The biggest bounce house in the world is coming! The Guinness World Records’ titleholder features 10,000 square feet of inflatable elation, with a structure forty times the size of an average bounce house. The Big Bounce America will visit the Memphis International Raceway in Millington, from October 19 through the 21. The […]

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Perry and Carrie Welch just recently celebrated their 18th anniversary in business with the Old Millington Vineyard and Winery this month.

Has Bite: Old Millington Winery celebrates nearly 20 years in business, prepares for holiday rush

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Old Millington Vineyard & Winery co-owner Perry Welch is celebrating another birthday on Oct. 18. He will join his wife and fellow Winery owner Carrie some time this month to commemorate the opening of their business 18 years ago. Back in the late 1990s, the couple saw a chance to grow […]

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Collierville jumps back into Power 10 after win over St. George’s

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 10. WEEK TEN 1. Germantown (8-0) (W 31-0 @ White […]

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Fayette Academy v TRA sack

SPORTS ALERT: Fayette Academy validates standing against Tipton-Rosemark Academy

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Back in July Tipton-Rosemark Academy Head Coach Collin Pinner addressed the press on Rebels’ Media Day. In the hot sun, Pinner said the team that had a chance to scorch the competition in Division II-A West Region in 2018 was Fayette Academy. The Vikings made the voyage to Rosemark Friday night […]

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Obituaries October 11, 2018

MARY CUNNINGHAM Mary Cunningham , 92, died Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at her home in Bartlett. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Memphis Funeral Home (Bartlett). ROBERT OWEN HARDY Robert Owen Hardy, 47, died October 3, 2018, at Regional Medical Center. The family received friends on Monday, Oct. 8 and funeral service […]

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