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NEWS ALERT: Storms damage North Shelby County Saturday night

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — Emergency crews estimate more than 30 homes and businesses throughout Shelby County received damage from last night’s storm. Powerlines and trees are still down throughout the county which have left tens of thousands without electricity and have created hazardous driving conditions. “City of Memphis agencies are working as quickly as […]

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2017 Millington Track to State

Trojan Track to State

The Millington Trojan Track program will be represented in this week’s State Track Meet in Murfreesboro. The Trojans will compete on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University this Thursday and Friday with D’Monte Kemp in the 100m 10.95, Walter Miller in the 400m and 200m with times of 49.07 and 21.76 and the 4x400m relay    3:24.26  ( […]

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Career Day

Star Staff Reports Career identification is part of the Tennessee Counseling & Career Guidance Standards for elementary students as it is never too early to begin exposing children to the different professions that are available when they become adults. Millington Elementary hosted a Career Day on May 5 to offer students an up-close-and-personal view of […]

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Millington Elementary salutes retiring trio

Star Staff Reports There are many exemplar educators that work in the Millington Municipal School System.  Three of those outstanding employees work at Millington Elementary and are retiring at the end of this year.  Cathy Garrett, Carolyn O’Neal and Barbara Daniels are retiring. Cathy Garrett began working in education thirty-seven years ago and has taught […]

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Honor Memorial Day at Northridge Woodhaven

Star Staff Reports The American Legion is working with the Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery and Funeral Home in planning a Memorial Day observance at the Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery on Highway 51 North in Millington on May 29 at 10 a.m. The ceremony includes a somber observance and remembrance of all those killed during all the wars […]

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Calendar of Events May 25, 2017

Month of  May *Millington Public Library located 4858 Navy Road is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 872-1585 or visit www.millingtonpubliclibrary.org. Celebrating more than 50 years of library service, the MPL is available for businesses looking for a place […]

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Board OKs contract with TDOT for city’s ITS project expansion

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution approving a contract with the state for expansion of the city’s Intelligent Transportation System project. Board members took the action during their May 8 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Don […]

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Coffee & Tea

Star Staff Reports The River City Chapter held a Membership Coffee and Tea on Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Millington.  Attending were Chapter members, guests and prospective members.  Ann Holzemer talked on “What’s Growing in Your Garden” and the decorations for the event were based on the Garden Theme with tables decorated in […]

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Dyersburg standouts and former Brighton Cardinals LaDarius Williams, Kolton Childress and Bentley Jones celebrate their JUCO Regional title last weekend with some friends from Brighton.

From Cardinals to Soaring Eagles: Dyersburg Baseball heading to World Series

Star Staff Reports Former Brighton Cardinals played a huge in the recent championship success of the Dyersburg State Eagles. On Friday, the Eagles won the NJCAA Division I East Central District Championship with an 11-3 win over East Georgia State College in the tournament’s title game at Dyersburg. In the fourth inning, former Cardinal standout LaDarius Williams […]

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2017 Graduation: Millington’s man of all seasons and occasions

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The face might look familiar to those who support Millington Central High School arts, athletics and academics. Whether it was in New York’s Carnegie Hall or on the mat during Trojan Wars, Jacob Harrold was there. The No. 11 ranked student in the MCHS’ Class of 2017 has been a member […]

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