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Calendar of Events June 28, 2018

July 3 The Flag City Freedom Celebration will take place July 3 with the gates opening at 4 p.m. at USA Stadium. The cost is $5 per carload. The event is organized annually by the City of Millington. The sponsors for the Flag City Freedom Celebration make the fireworks display possible. Bring your lawn chairs, […]

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Big Bang! Millington to celebrate America on July 3

Star Staff Reports Last year was the first Flag City Freedom Celebration hosted by the City of Millington at USA Stadium. Those who lived in the nearby neighborhoods and driving along Highway 51 enjoyed the large fire work display that concluded the festivities in 2017. It’s almost time for the 2018 edition of the Flag […]

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Hight Speaks at DAR Flag Day Luncheon

Star Staff Reports COLLIERVILLE — Diane Hight, founder of Forever Young Senior Veterans, spoke at the Memphis and Shelby County Regents’ Council Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Flag Day Luncheon on June 9. Hight spoke about what veterans have said the flag means to them. Many veterans talk about the comfort it brings them […]

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Calendar of Events June 22, 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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Third Annual Annie Oakley & Buffalo Bill Triathlons on June 23 at Shelby Farms

Star Staff Reports The Third Annual Annie Oakley & Buffalo Bill Super Sprint and Sprint Triathlons will be Saturday, June 23 at Shelby Farms (south of the intersection of Farm Road and Walnut Grove Road). The event includes four races: an all-women super sprint triathlon, an all-women sprint triathlon, an all-men super sprint triathlon, and […]

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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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