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Calendar of Events April 13, 2017

Month of April *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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Cross in the Crowd

On Friday, March 24, 2017, Millington Elementary School’s fifth graders were delighted to receive a visit from NFL tight end Alan Cross. Cross, a product of Millington, spent his time speaking to the students about the importance of studying and putting forth your best effort. Cross shared his educational story discussing his time at Millington […]

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The Adams Family

Taking a break from the action between the Ripley Tigers and Millington Trojans March 28, cousins Lennen Adams (7 months), Sadie Adams (9) and Zaylee Adams (2) pose for a picture. Sadie and Zaylee joined by their parents watch their uncle Zane coach the Trojans in district action last week. Lennen is the first child […]

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Spring Fest coming to the Forest this weekend

Star Staff Reports The 2017 Shelby Forest Spring Fest will be held April 15 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Smokin’ In The Forest will feature KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Competition, arts and crafts vendors, exhibits, food trucks, local music artists, Forest cakewalk, cornhole tournament, kid activities, games, crawfish and more. The live music scheduled to […]

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Eleven Food Heaven

Last year dozens of vendors and thousands of residents turned out for the 10th Taste of Millington. The 11th Annual Taste of Millington presented by the Rotary Club and Patriot Bank will be held April 11 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the N82 Gym/Hangar. Organizers are inviting the public out to enjoy an evening […]

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LETTER TO EDITOR: Traveling with The Star

Dear Editor: Thanks for years of informative news. Age is creeping up on me. My eyes are not as good as they should be — looking to be 94 in August. Your paper is a God-send to such as me. Can’t drive anymore, however your paper allows me to travel. Claudia Sanders Millington

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Gladys Grand 100 Celebration

Star Staff Reports March 26, 2017 Gladys Willie Jane Young Davidson Etheridge was 36,525 days old or 100 years old. To some of you she is known as Gladys, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Mother Gladys.  She was born in Reeves on Monday March 26, 1917 to George and Golden (Goldie) Young. Gladys Willie Jane […]

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FUMC’s Rev. Ronnie Peck: ‘God Has Sent Me to the Right Place’

Star Staff Reports Rev. Ronnie Peck has been senior pastor at Millington’s First United Methodist Church (FUMC) located at 8029 Wilkinsville Road, for nearly two years. He remembers when he received the call from the district superintendent to make the move to Millington in 2015, after serving as pastor to both Union Grove and Marvin’s […]

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Dog Days of Spring

The duo of three-year-old pit Apollo and two-year-old plot hound Thor join their owner Steve recently at Miles Park for doubleheader of Millington Trojan baseball and softball. The pair of dogs are rescue animals by Steve and his wife. Apollo was found on the street and Thor was adopted from the Memphis Animal Shelter. Apollo […]

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Calendar of Events April 6, 2017

Month of April *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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