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2018 Flag City Celebration back at USA Stadium July 3

Star Staff Reports The Flag City Freedom Celebration will take place July 3 with the gates opening at 4 p.m. The cost is $5 per carload. The event is organized annually by the City of Millington and NSA Mid-South Morale Welfare and Recreation. The sponsors for the Flag City Freedom Celebration make the fireworks display […]

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Calendar of Events June 14, 2018

Month of June Millington Public Library Summer Reading 2018 has free events for those interested. The series kicked off June 9. Teen Time setup Friday afternoons from 1-3 p.m., starting June 15 with free food and indoor and outdoor games such as ladder golf, cornhole, basketball, hoop toss, card games, puzzles, Dungeons & Dragons, karaoke […]

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Lucy Baptist’s Music Fest continues to grow

Star Staff Reports Lucy Baptist Church, of Millington, hosted its Second Annual Lucy Music & Arts Festival May 5 with at least double the previous year’s attendance. The event included 23 arts and crafts vendors, four informational booths, a prayer tent, three food trucks, plus an indoor coffee and cookie café. In lieu of a […]

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Calendar of Events June 7, 2018

Month of June Playhouse 51 presents Snoop! The Musical based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz. The production will take place at the Harvell Civic Center in Millington June 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and June 10 at 2 p.m. The play is sponsored by Davita Bartlett. For ticket information and […]

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Podium Position: Millington’s Blue Angel has new landing spot at Airport

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It was time for the No. 5 Blue Angel jet to return home to Millington. But before the iconic plane would be placed in its new resting spot at the Millington Memphis Airport, the jet was taken from its guest home of Visual Perfection located at 5194 Elmore Road in Memphis. […]

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Sincere Gratitude

Memorial Day in Millington was observed by several veterans, dignitaries, guests and Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home. In association with the American Legion Post 252, the funeral home located at 6755 Highway 51 North hosted Honor Your Loved Ones (That Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice). The ceremony began at 10 a.m., May 28 in the Garden of […]

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Playhouse 51 presents ‘Snoopy! The Musical’

Star Staff Reports What a wonderful way to start the summer!  Kids bring your parents!  Parents bring your kids!  Make it a full family outing to see “Snoopy! The Musical” presented by Playhouse 51 at Harvell Civic Center, 8077 Wilkinsville Road, sponsored by DaVita Bartlett. There will be six performances in all:  Fridays and Saturdays […]

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Navy Ten Nautical Miler to be held June 3

Star Staff Reports The Ninth Annual Navy Ten Nautical Miler at Naval Support Activity Mid-South is the first race measured in nautical miles. The NTNM will be Sunday, June 3, at 6 a.m., with an expo on Sunday from 11a.m. to 6p.m. The Race Director Stephanie Blakey is available for interviews ahead of the race. […]

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Millington U.S.A.: Millington native Laird selected for nationwide art exhibit

Star Staff Reports Art Work by Kenneth Laird II, native of Millington, was selected for Inclusion in Major Traveling Exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum. In early 2017, the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, sent out a call to artists to create works that would reimagine President Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of […]

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Calendar of Events May 31, 2018

Month of June Playhouse 51 presents Snoop! The Musical based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz. The production will take place at the Harvell Civic Center in Millington June 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and June 3 & 10 at 2 p.m. The play is sponsored by Davita Bartlett. […]

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