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Millington Mayhem 5 set for Saturday Night

Star Staff Reports Pokerface Events and New Stars Wrestling (NSW) Owner, Quenton “Pokerface” Williams, has announced the date and location of the Fourth Annual Millington Mayhem pro wrestling event. “It’s that time again,” Williams said. “I am please to announce that the biggest wrestling event to be hosted in Millington will happen on April 21 […]

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Calendar of Events April 19, 2018

April 19 The National Active & Retired Federal EmployeesAssociation, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, April 19 at Manila Filipino Restaurant, 7849 Rockford Road in Millington.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123. April 21 It is time for the Millington City Beautiful Commission’s Annual Citywide Litter Pickup Project. On Saturday, April 21 […]

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Ms. Reba's party

Ms. Reba Celebrates 100th

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The day belonged to Reba Phipps. As the birthday girl prepared to eat her cake and open her gifts with friends and family, several employees and residents of  Wesley At Millington Residential Home came to share a moment with Phipps. All of them shared a smile and laugh with the woman […]

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Playground Survey Aycock

Help us pick a playground for Aycock

Millington Middle School students Luis Perez and Kydarien Green conducted a survey to patrons of the 2018 Flag City Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast Saturday morning in the Baker Community Center. The boys laid out four demos of potential playgrounds for Aycock Park. Perez and Green provided details on each picture and even the estimated cost […]

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Dr. Richard Todd Payne

From Munford to New York City, Munford High 1984 Graduate gets ready for Lincoln Center Singing Debut

Star Staff Reports In 1986, Dr. Richard Todd Payne traveled with the Memphis State University Singers (Now University of Memphis) to New York to sing at Carnegie Hall. April 14, 2018 Todd will go back to New York; this time as a soloist as he makes his debut at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. “To […]

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All kinds of finds at Millington Craft and Vendor Show

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2018 Millington Craft and Vendor Show brought in hundreds of area residents in from the cold Saturday into the warmth of the Baker Community Center. The cold winds outside made homemade blankets and quilts some of the notable items to purchase at the show. The Millington Arts, Parks and Recreation […]

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Casting Call

There are 21 early voting locations that opened yesterday across Shelby County including Millington’s Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street. Early voting began Wednesday April 11 and will conclude April 26. For a list of the other early voting locations and to see a of hours visit www.shelbyvote.com

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Calendar of Events April 12, 2018

April 14 Shelby Forest Spring Fest “We’re Going Back to the 80’s!” will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Meeman-Shelby Forest located at 7097 Benjestown Road. There will arts and craft, vendors, food trucks, beer by TapBox, Forest Cakewalk, cornhole and more. There will be live music with Twin Soul, Ravens Call […]

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MLK50: 50 Years Post Dream

By Sylvia Askew-Newhouse MEMPHIS — The trip to The LeMoyne-Owen College is a 40-minute drive from my home in Millington, but on this day I made the drive in only 30 minutes. There was a sense of urgency in my soul because on this week the Mid-South was commemorating the 50-year anniversary of the death […]

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Pancake taking a break

Pancakes with a purpose: Kiwanis conducts annual fundraiser at Baker Community Center

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Pass the syrup and butter was a common phrase uttered Saturday morning in the Baker Community. It was once again time for the annual Flag City Kiwanis Club’s Pancake Breakfast. Throughout the serving time of all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage, dozens came through to enjoy the first meal of the day. Many […]

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