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Good Grapes! It’s Harvest Time at Tennessee Wineries

Star Staff Reports NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s grape harvest is underway and will continue through mid-October. The 70 wineries in Tennessee purchase nearly 99 percent of all grapes grown in the state, which means the wine making process will be in full swing through fall. That makes the season the perfect time to plan a winery […]

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Public Safety September 21, 2017

Arrests Sept. 5- 48-year-old Cordova male, charged with two counts of driving under the influence and reckless driving; 24-year-old Rossville female, charged with public intoxication; Sept. 6- 46-year-old Millington male, charged with failure appear; 36-year-old Memphis male, charged with failure of appear; Sept. 7- 38-year-old Millington male, charged with domestic assault; Sept. 8- 24-year-old Millington […]

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Paramedic graduate Penny Johanson (left) of Martin, receives her pin from Dr. Karen Bowyer (center), president, and Dr. Tamara Daniel (right), vice president for the College, during the EMS Pinning Ceremony Aug. 17.

Dyersburg State Holds Pinning Ceremony for EMS Class

Star Staff Reports DYERSBURG — Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) honored 56 graduates from the College’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Programs with a pinning ceremony Thursday, Aug. 17. The ceremony took place inside the First Citizens National Bank Auditorium on the Dyersburg campus. Over the past seven years, 168 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency […]

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Avoid “Flood Cars”

By David Peel Following major hurricanes like Harvey and Irma, many flooded cars are totaled by insurance companies and auctioned to salvage. But look out, some of them will soon be for sale nearby. No one makes the salvage actually destroy the car, so they sometimes get “rebuilt”. In the case of a partially flooded […]

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Calendar of Events September 21, 2017

Sept. 21 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, September 21 at IHOP Restaurant, 8484 Wilkinsville Road in Millington.  For more information call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123. Sept. 23 The Millington Crisis Center is open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. The Center are serving […]

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TRA Volleyball kick off Gold Out series with win over Ripley

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels came into their Sept. 11 match up against the Ripley Lady Tigers with a lot on their minds. The emotions ranged from remembering those who were lost 16 years ago on that date in the terrorists attacks to honoring the memory of classmate Lauren Moody. The […]

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Lady Cougars fight back to overcome Dyersburg

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It was apparent the Dyersburg Lady Trojans were going to cruise to a sweep of the Munford Lady Cougars Sept. 12. Dyersburg won the first two sets in the Munford Gymnasium 25-17 and 25-21. But the Lady Cougars fought back in the next two sets prevailing 25-21 and 25-17. The match […]

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Hall of Fame Night: MCHS will induct Class of 2017 Friday

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since 2013 Millington Central High School has recognized its rich athletic history by honoring teams, coaches, players and outstanding contributors. The brainchild of MCHS Assistant Principal Beth Hale, the Trojan Athletic Hall of Fame has been star-studded with some past inductees like Tommy Harrison, Tausean Holmes, Nancy Norwood, Chris Michael, 1928 […]

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Goat Days Extra 10

Day Two

By Felicia Watkins There was so much to do at the 28th International Goat Days Festival held Sept. 8-9 at the USA Stadium Complex that The Millington Star had to use issues to show just some of the sights, sounds and events. In last week’s edition of The Star, the opening ceremony and first day […]

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Munford running back Kylan Washington rushed for 100 yards against FACS Friday night in the Cougars

SPORTS ALERT: Munford still third in rankings, Houston returns

Introducing 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 2017 see how the poll shakes out. Here are the rankings heading into Week 6. WEEK SIX 1. Germantown (5-0) (W 27-21 Southaven, […]

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