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2017 Ace Award Winner

The Exchange Club of Millington presented a plaque and check from the Club, to Millington Central High School senior Robert Yarberry. He was the chosen winner for the annual Ace Award. It is awarded to students who have overcome many obstacles and are graduating from high school.He will also be submitted for a chance to […]

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St. Mark’s Women’s Luncheon Saturday

Star Staff Reports Back by popular demand, Action News 5 anchor and reporter, Kontji Anthony. She will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies at the St. Mark Women’s Ministry Luncheon on Saturday.  Anthony (center) is pictured here with committee members at the previously held luncheon.  The luncheon will be held at Baker Community Center, 7942 Church […]

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Promiseland Church to celebrate 150 years

By Magnolia Russell,  Corey Smith & Annie Watkins The Promiseland Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this Sunday at 2 p.m. located at 3728 West Union Road in  Millington. Among the speakers will be Pastor OC Horton Jr. and guest speaker Rev. Romey Green, Associate Pastor of St. Mark Baptist Church. The public […]

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Citywide Cleanup Partially Successful

Star Staff Reports The Millington Citywide Cleanup, which was originally for April 22 to coincide with Earth Day, was cancelled due to the weather. It was rescheduled for April 29. Since the event relies heavily on high school seniors, it was a bad day as the 29 was also the Senior Prom Night and most […]

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Calendar of Events May 18, 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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The Star pays tribute to community leader Betty Hale

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Star Commentary Mama Hale believed in the power of the newspaper. She trusted the industry to help raise her sons as they threw The Commercial Appeal into people’s yards as youths. Then she invested in The Millington Star through information and financial support. To Elizabeth “Betty” Hale, a newspaper could teach, […]

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2017 STUDENT ARTS SHOW

Star Staff Reports The 2017 Community Student Art Show was held at the Millington’s Harvell Civic Center on Saturday, April 8, 2017. This year’s theme was “Art Teaches Us.” Guests were treated to a variety of visual, literary and performing arts and a silent auction with over 60 pieces of original art created by high […]

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Local man to compete in 35th Annual Memphis in May Triathlon at Orgill Park May 19-21

By Kini Kedigh Plumlee For the past few months, Millington and Munford residents, as well as members and staff of the Millington YMCA and the Joe Dugger Gym at NSA Mid-South, have seen John Hunter running, swimming and biking around the community. He is training for the 35th annual Memphis in May Olympic Triathlon on […]

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Shearer visits with River City Chapter

Star Staff Reports The River City Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution met on Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Millington for their regular monthly meeting. Regent Carolyn Stricklin presided over the regular business meeting and the election of new officers for the upcoming 2017-2019 year.  Vice Regent, Marjorie Green introduced the guest speaker, […]

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In Memoriam: Submit Memorial Day pictures for event later this month

Organizers came together April 29 to do a little cleaning up around Centennial Park in Millington. Brought together by Adam Blackwood and the Millington Police Department, the effort was made possible by donation from Mitsubishi (Tennessee and United States flags) on behalf of Steven Barbaro of Barbaro Farms (mulch/landscape) and tools/equipment by Lowe’s. Another contribution […]

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