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NEWS ALERT: Jones-Phillips to host forum on future of Orgill Park Aug. 14

Star Staff Reports The Jones-Phillips Civic Club will host a forum on the deterioration of Orgill Park. The forum will be held 6- 7 p.m., Aug. 14 at Bethlehem Baptist Church located at 8801 Bethuel Road in Millington. Eric Howard will be the guest speaker and will entertain questions after his presentation on the status […]

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Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Closing Ceremony Held this past weekend

Star Staff Reports Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., thanked the members of the County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team at a ceremony this past Friday, at Agricenter International at 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The event honored the young people and their supervisors who have been part of the 10 work teams since June 5. […]

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Come See Millington: Flag City’s history on display in Downtown Memphis

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Some of the names mentioned were Huffman, Wages, Roland, Harvell, Howard, Osteen and Baker. Businesses like the DuPont, Millington Telephone and The Millington Star were referenced. And establishments from Millington Central High School to USA Stadium to the NSA Mid-South to Jones Orchard were part of the historic display […]

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Melba’s Mission: Local educator gets a ‘Life’ lesson in Mexico

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Elementary SPED Secretary Melba Tross recently joined her spiritual family from Life Church East Memphis on a mission trip to Mexico. From May 29 to June 5, Tross and a group of 11 others participated in mission activities in Morelia, Mexico. Tross and the other missionaries washed and cleaned streets. […]

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Calendar of Events August 3, 2017

Month of August *West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church has a series on 1Thessalonians, in this series you will learn how to keep growing in faith, love and hope and the challenge to continue growing in preparation for Christ’s return. Come join us for this refreshing, rejuvenating series.  Sunday mornings at 11 a.m., 3099 West Union […]

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Tipton Arts Council presents “Anything Goes

Star Staff Reports The Tipton Arts Council presents its summer musical, “Anything Goes” opening this weekend. This musical features the great classic work of Cole Porter, the famed composer and lyricist, wrote some of the most loved jazz standards including “Night and Day,” “Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love),”  and “I Get a Kick out […]

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Sparkling Nights Benefit for SRVS: Celebrates 55 Years of Service with Tribute to Co-Founder Dorothy Wilson

Star Staff Reports The 19th annual Sparkling Nights Auction, Wine and Food Tasting hosted by SRVS will feature a legacy tribute to Dorothy Wilson, a co-founder of SRVS and wife of Holiday Inn founder Kemmons Wilson. The event will take place at a new location this year, the University of Memphis Holiday Inn, from 7:00 […]

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Calendar of Events July 27, 2017

Month of July *West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church has a series on 1Thessalonians, in this series you will learn how to keep growing in faith, love and hope and the challenge to continue growing in preparation for Christ’s return. Come join us for this refreshing, rejuvenating series.  Sunday mornings at 11 a.m., 3099 West Union […]

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BRAVO Millington!

Renegade Dance, formerly Millington School of Dance, took home two National Championships earlier this month in Ames, Iowa at the Bravo Dance Competition. Mandy Hedstrom was named Director of the Year. Renegade Dance is located at 7911 C Street in Millington. For more information, call 590-9334. Renegade Dance champions are Abby Carlisle, Abigail Fields, Adelyn […]

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NEWS ALERT: Breast Cancer walk scheduled for October 22

Star Staff Reports Millington area residents are urged to add Sunday, October 22 to their calendars for the 17th annual American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The regional event, which returns to the Liberty Bowl, helps to create a world without breast cancer. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the non-competitive 5K […]

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