Archive | November 15, 2018

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Millington Cadets in the Tullahoma sky

Star Staff Reports Cadets with the Millington Composite Squadron in the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), took to the skies on Saturday, Nov. 2. Four motivated cadets were selected to attend an exciting opportunity, allowing them several flights in a CAP Glider, which was towed throughout the day, by a CAP Single Engined Cessna.  After the […]

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School Board members cite Five-Year Plan as top priority

By Bill Short The four Millington School Board members who won new terms in last week’s city elections believe a review of the Five-Year Plan should be the board’s top priority. Board Chairman C. J. Haley was re-elected to a third term in Position 2 and Larry Jackson to a second one in Position 6, […]

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Public Safety November 15, 2018

Fire Reports Emergency Medical Call Oct. 28- 5077 Easley Street No. 127; Oct. 29- Intersection of Raleigh-Millington; 5230 Bateman Road; Oct. 30- 5083 Brinkley Drive; 6969 Cades Brook Cove; Oct. 31- 7280 Sheila Street; 3820 Micro Drive; Nov. 1- 6997 Cold Springs Lane; 4704 Bill Knight Avenue; 5077 Easley Street; Nov. 2- 5029 Easley Street […]

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Tracking with Thomas: Tipton County Pride

A row of American Flags greeted students, faculty, staff and visitors to Munford High School throughout November in honor of Veteran’s Day. All the Tipton County Schools sported a similar display of American pride. Veteran’s Day is observed Nov. 11 each with the 2018 holiday being held this past Monday.

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Calendar of Events November 15, 2018

First United Methodist Church Food Pantry On average, the Millington community food pantry serves about 3,500 hungry people in need each year, in large measure thanks to the generosity of folks like you. It’s a ministry that’s been a part of our community for more than 30 years, lending a helping hand to families in […]

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Obituaries November 15, 2018

ANDREW BLAKE GIVENS Andrew Blake Givens, 31, of Millington, passed away November 6, 2018. The family received friends Nov. 9 until the service at the Millington Chapel. Interment followed in Big Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family asks memorials be made to the National Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance via their website www.tsalliance.orgMunford Funeral Home […]

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Player-lead: Coach ready for Trojan upperclassmen to guide team to another level

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Trust, accountability, teamwork and respect have been some of the principles Millington Trojans Head Basketball Coach Jewell Gates has been teaching the past two years. Entering his third campaign in 2018-19, Gates is ready to see all of those lessons transform into the wins. The leader of the Trojans said in […]

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Sizing Up: Lady Trojans’ youth invasion includes post players

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In recent seasons the Millington Lady Trojans have been young and undersized. While the youth movement continues with nine freshmen on the roster in mid-November, Millington Head Coach Bruce Marshall said the Lady Trojans have some size to combat their 2018-19 schedule. In Marshall’s tenure as leader of the Lady Trojans, […]

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Chilly Chili 5K: Benefit for Concord Academy set for this weekend

Star Staff Reports The Fifth Annual Ken Novotny Memorial Chilly Chili 5K and 1-Mile Family Fun Run to benefit Concord Academy will be Saturday, November 17 at 9 a.m. The event is presented by Vypin, LLC and produced by P.R. Event Management for the private, special education school that serves students with various learning disabilities […]

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Chris Ford has been a State Farm agent for 25 years, serving 18 of those in Millington.

Still a Good Neighbor: Ford celebrates 25th year with State Farm, continues services for Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The last time the general public heard from Chris Ford, it was about two years ago. Ford had just wrapped up an unsuccessful Millington mayoral race, losing narrowly to Terry Jones in 2016. The longtime public servant humbly accepted his defeat and rededicated himself to his faith, family and job as […]

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