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Trojan hall of fame 2017

NEWS ALERT: MCHS Athletic Hall of Fame event moves up, time to cast ballot now

Star Staff Reports Millington Central High School began its Athletic Hall of Fame back in 2013 inducting 12 members on the Mooney Boswell Field. In recent years the event has been moved to the Hall of Fame game to begin the basketball season with such Trojan legends like Tausean “Mr. Football” Holmes, former Millington Basketball […]

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NEWS UPDATE: Huey’s set to Open May 8 in Millington

Star Staff Reports The ninth Huey’s is coming to Millington  in May. The Millington Star has learned the scheduled April 24 opening has been pushed back a couple of weeks. The well-known Memphis burger chain will call Millington home at 8570 Highway 51 North in the Shoppes of Millington Farms. The Millington general manager will […]

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NEWS ALERT: No Performing Arts Center in the foreseeable future

Star Staff Reports Last night at a Special Called meeting the Millington School Board voted 4 to 3 not to accept the lowest bid for the building of the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Millington Central High School. In the chambers of Millington City Hall, the four “No” votes were Mark Coulter, Chris […]

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TRA Governor School Success

Tipton-Rosemark Academy sophomores Meghan Gilbreath, Gracie Easley and Josh Waits were recently accepted to the TN Governor’s School for the Arts in Vocal Music. They will spend a month at Middle Tennessee State University this summer taking classes in theory, conducting, improvisation, as well as participating in large and small vocal ensembles in choral music […]

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Favorite Flavors

On April 11, Patriot Bank and the Millington Rotary Club welcomed hundreds to the N-82 Gymnasium in Millington for the 11th Annual Taste of Millington. With 20 vendors on site, patrons enjoyed treats from local eateries like Tops Bar BQ, El Toro Taco and the soon-to-open Huey’s. Other area restaurants like Wyatt Earps and Vinegar […]

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Trojan Soccer showing signs of progress

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojan Soccer team entered the week of April 10 with a 4-4 record and solid position in district. Head Coach William Carter knew his Trojans were be tested during the week traveling to Brighton and welcoming the Southwind Jaguars to town. The road game at Brighton was action-packed with […]

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Millington Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. poses with MCHS instructors Clay Ballard and Katie Niemann last week after conducting simulated interviews with their students are part of an community, enrichment program.

Get with the program

Star Staff Reports Millington Central High School DEC instructors Katie Niemann and Clay Ballard invited The Millington Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. to their classroom to interview their students. As part of a job skills/working program from the The Janus Employability Skill Program text, Sellers held interviews with several students about a janitor position. The […]

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Millington ministers Rita Montgomery and Kathy Smith are joining forces with other area clergy to conduct the Refining Fire Crusade in Memphis this November.

Crusade for Christ: Smith following purpose to bring people together

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The word has spread throughout Millington. Covington and Ripley are on board now. Now Minister/event planner Kathy Smith is ready to get more involved for this November’s Refining Fire Crusade. Smith is joining forces with other local ministers and pastors to form the Crusade to be held Nov. 10-12 at the […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety April 20, 2017

City Court Reports April 4, 2017 Fines Jermaine L Armstrong – 793 Frayser Drive, Memphis, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost John M Pate – 2518 Hawkhurst Street, Memphis, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus […]

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Griffin inducted into Union Hall of Fame

Star Staff Reports Otis F. Griffin was born in Charleston, to Otis M. and Edna Faulk Griffin. Soon thereafter, they moved to Rosemark, where he attended grammar school. The friends he made at Rosemark remain his close friends today. After Rosemark, he attended Bolton High School, where he was an outstanding basketball player, as evidenced […]

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