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DROP IN CRIME: Local violent crime drops during first quarter of 2018 compared to last year

Star Staff Reports During the first quarter of 2018 (January – March), the major violent crime rate dropped in both Memphis and all of Shelby County compared to the first quarter of last year, according to preliminary figures from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI). Driven by a 37.8 percent reduction in murders and a […]

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Double-crossed at Millington Mayhem 5

By Felicia Watkins Among a full card at Millington Mayhem 5, the Ironman Match between Pokerface and Juduz was considered the best by far by several in the crowd in the N-82 Gym. It ended up in that crowd for a while. This included taking it outside with the fans following the action not wanting […]

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MAC’s Student Art Show expands minds

By Thomas Sellers Jr. All forms of art from the bright minds of Millington students were on display in the Harvell Civic Center Saturday during the 2018 Millington Art Council’s Student Art Show. The creativity ranged from vocal talents to colorful paintings. From noon to 5 p.m., residents had a chance to listen to singing […]

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Calendar of Events April 26, 2018

April 28 Millington Arts Recreation & Parks presents Bark in the Park April 28 at Lions Park located at 4376 Oak Springs Drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join the Department for a day of doggie fun. There will be rescue groups out at the Park along with vendors set up selling dog related […]

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Poplar Choice: History made for American Legion electing first woman Post Commander

Star Staff Reports The oldest American Legion Post in the state of Tennessee broke a 99-year tradition recently by electing a woman as Post Commander. Lolita Poplar was unanimously elected on April 14th to serve as post commander for the 2018-2019 year. Upon her election the Navy veteran had these words to say, “It is […]

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St. Mark Women’s Luncheon set for May 5

Star Staff Reports The St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church Women’s Ministry annual Women’s Luncheon is moving. The annual event will take place on May 5 at noon, at the Bartlett Station Municipal Center located at 5868 Stage Road in Bartlett.  And once again the special guest will be Kontji Anthony, Action News 5 anchor/reporter. Anthony […]

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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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