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Walmart Mr. Larry Recognition 6-15

A light in a time of darkness

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Community activist Angela Hayes recently surprised Larry “Mr. Larry” Crayton at the Raleigh Walmart with a card of gratitude. “I would like to thank Mr. Larry at the Walmart on Austin Peay Highway for helping the senior citizens at Casa Grace Senior Housing also on Austin Peay in their time of […]

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Calendar of Events June 22, 2017

Month of June *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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NEWS ALERT: Shelby County Road Department Will Pick Up Storm Debris in Unincorporated Areas

Star Staff Reports Starting temporarily this week, residents in the unincorporated neighborhoods of Shelby County can place tree debris from the recent storm at the street for removal. “We know people have been very inconvenienced by last month’s storm. Based on the amount of roadside debris piled up along the roadways, we wanted our public […]

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Fee new book 6-15

Former Star Reporter releases next book in series

Star Staff Reports Former The Millington Star reporter Vickie Fee and her husband, former Star Editor John, are heading back home from Michigan this week. Fee will be a couple of events in the Memphis this week promoting her latest book “One Fete in the Grave” which came out May 30. “I’m doing a signing […]

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Calendar of Events June 15, 2017

Month of June *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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Generations of Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. From Larry Reed representing the Class of 1955 to Marissa Hunt of 2013, the Millington Central High School Trojans rolled down the hill to the Mirimichi Golf Course-Outdoor Patio Deck. As the sunset painted an orange glow over the soft green surroundings, several MCHS alumni enjoyed drinks, Rendezvous barbecue and catching […]

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Ice Cream 5K and Fun Run to benefit Edmund Orgill Park on June 17

Star Staff Reports The first “I Scream for Ice Cream 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run” to benefit Edmund Orgill Park in Millington will be presented by P.R. Event Management at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 17. Proceeds from this family-friendly event will support improvements at Edmund Orgill Park including the purchase of new park […]

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What’s Going On at the Playhouse? Welfarewell

Star Staff Reports Playhouse 51, Millington’s Community Theatre, presents an opportunity to leave your cares and worries behind for a couple of hours and enjoy a light-hearted look at one 80-year-old woman’s solution to being down and out but not over by any means.   Playhouse 51 invites all of Millington to see its latest production, […]

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Helping Hands: FUMC Food Pantry Receives more than 7,000 pounds in donations

By Linda Cooper Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect non-perishable food items donated to food pantries across the country by their postal customers, who participate in the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive — the largest one-day food drive […]

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Calendar of Events June 8, 2017

Month of  June *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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