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The Renaissance Faire Is Coming to Millington

By Susan Macdonald You’ve seen the posters scattered around town. Maybe you picked up one of the discount postcards at the library. The third annual Mid-South Renaissance Faire is coming to Millington. The Mid-South Renaissance Faire has changed venue, and is moving from Shelby Farms Park in Aug. 20, 26, and 27. Hours are from […]

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Getting the Call: Former EMT remembers the Day Elvis Dead

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Alderman Albert “Al” Bell has been a decorated public servant for many years from Memphis to Millington. He has seen many wonderful moments helping the public as a EMT, firefighter and police officer. And Bell has endured his share of moments of sorrow during his career. One day that will […]

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Calendar of Events August 17, 2017

Month of August *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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Just A Reminder

Signs are up through the city of Millington for the 28th Annual Goat Days Festival. The Millington tradition takes place the second full weekend in September each year which falls on the Sept. 8-9 this year. Goat Days kicks off at the USA Stadium Complex with the World’s Greatest Goat Parade at 5:30 p.m. on […]

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City of Millington honors Dr. Boatwright by renaming C Street

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For years Dr. Leroy Boatwright has called 7899 C Street home. Opening his pharmacy in Millington almost 60 years ago, Dr. Boatwright has lived up to the The Hippocratic Oath taking care of residence from across the Mid-South and Millington. On Nov. 1, Boatwright Drugs and Pharmacy will turn 60. But […]

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NEWS ALERT: Locate the Wages

Star Staff Reports Millington natives Cyrena and Allan Houston Wages will be in concert this Friday night. The sister/brother combo will be performing as part of In Concert at the Bluff with Jesse Cole and more. The Bluff is located at 535 S. Highland Street in Memphis. The Lost Wages will be a part of […]

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Volunteers Needed

Star Staff Reports This exercise is a collaborative effort to better prepare our community for a large scale disaster and mass medical surge Partners include the Shelby County Health Department, the Tennessee Department of Health, Agricenter International, hospitals and medical facilities in Shelby, Lauderdale and Tipton counties in Tennessee and DeSoto County in Mississippi, and […]

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Dragon Fly Triathlon at Sardis Lake on August 26

Star Staff Reports The 28th Annual Dragon Fly Triathlon will be Saturday, August 26, in Sardis, Miss. Presented by P.R. Event Management, the event begins at 8 a.m. on the sandy white beach at Cypress Point on the Lower Lake at Sardis Reservoir. The triathlon includes a 1/2 -mile swim, an 18-mile bike course through […]

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Calendar of Events August 10, 2017

Month of August *West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church has a series on 1Thessalonians, in this series you will learn how to keep growing in faith, love and hope and the challenge to continue growing in preparation for Christ’s return. Come join us for this refreshing, rejuvenating series.  Sunday mornings at 11 a.m., 3099 West Union […]

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What’s Going on at the Playhouse? The Fox on the Fairway

Star Staff Reports Regular audience members for Playhouse 51 productions will realize that a show in August is one month earlier than usual.  But with Millington Municipal Schools now in ownership of Harvell Civic Center and to accommodate school activities, Playhouse 51 has moved the opening show of their 14th season to August 18-20 and […]

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