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Calendar of Events October 11, 2018

Oct. 13 The Pinky Promise for Breast Cancer benefiting Ana Swanson and Cindy Trejo will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Babs Place located at 2791 Wilkinsville Road. The event will feature No-xit/Bonafide Band and karaoke at 8 p.m. There will be barbecue plates, a cake auction, raffle, 50/50 drawing, and an auction. All […]

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A century ago in time, this vintage photo includes (from left): Emit Crenshaw, Gladys Crenshaw Bolton, Leah Crenshaw Hart, Jesse Crenshaw and Dimples Baker.  Photo courtesy of Karen Crenshaw, whose grandfather, Emit is pictured here along with his sister, Leah.  The others represented are cousins.  The photo is believed to have been taken near the Big Creek Cemetery more than 100 years ago.  Grandchildren descended from three of these early settlers attended Homecoming 2017. They include: (from Grandfather Emit):  Karen Crenshaw, Kenny Crenshaw, Susie Price and Linda Eason; (from Grandmother Leah): Patty Arndt; and (from Grandmother Gladys Bolton): Bobby Bolton and Dale Rast.

Big Creek Church to celebrate Homecoming this Sunday

Star Staff Reports First organized in the 1930s, the Big Creek Cemetery Homecoming gathering was originally held each year in August. Families, church members and townspeople living in the Big Creek neighborhood would tend the grounds and cook a feast of Brunswick stew while sharing memories from days long past. Family members with loved ones […]

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Maze of Mystery opens in Millington this weekend

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Halloween tradition of Millington and the Mid-South is a labor of love. Jones Orchard co-owner Henry Jones said the corn and haunted mazes begin to come to life in November of the previous year. The almost year of planning, mowing, cutting, building and organizing will debut Friday at 6880 Singleton […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Wolfchase Galleria teams up with Susan G. Komen to fight breast cancer

Special to the Star Wolfchase Galleria today announced its fall 2018 campaign in support of Susan G. Komen and the fight against breast cancer, a disease that kills more than 41,000 people in the U.S. each year. Wolfchase Galleria is owned and operated by Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, entertainment, and mixed-use […]

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Calendar of Events September 27, 2018

Month of September Tipton-Rosemark Academy presents Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None.” This play was written by Agatha Christie. TRA will present the production Sept. 27-29 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. Not suggested for audience members under the age of 13. For ticket purchases, visit http://tiptonrosemarkacademy.seatyourself.biz Sept. 29 Millington Fire […]

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Happy 99th Birthday JC

Star Staff Reports J.C. Floyd celebrated his 99th birthday, at Lucy Baptist Church, on Sept . 1 with more than 100 friends and family members. James Casey (JC) Floyd is the eighth of 10 children born to Richard Perry and Carrie Durham Floyd, September 8, 1919, in Tishomingo, Miss. His last sibling, Gaye Grimes, passed two years […]

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Calendar of Events September 20, 2018

Sept. 20 The National Active & Retired Federal EmployeesAssociation, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, Sept. 20 at Manila Filipino Restaurant, 7849 Rockford Road in Millington.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123. Sept. 21-22 F-Body Nationals will be held Sept. 21-22 at the Memphis International Raceway. We want to thank everyone that […]

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Naval Support Activity Mid-South conducts pinning ceremony at Millington’s Crosspointe Baptist Church

By Amanda Rae Moreno Sailors from various commands at Naval Support Activity Mid-South donned khaki uniforms, combination covers, and fouled anchor collar devices for the first time during a Chief Petty Officer pinning ceremony last Friday. The chiefs’ pinning ceremony is a tradition unique to the Navy and dates back to the foundation of the […]

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NEWS ALERT: Millington School Board Candidate Forum scheduled for Oct. 15

The 2018 Millington School Board Candidate Forum presented by Jones-Phillip Civic Organization and The Millington Star will be held Oct. 15 at the Baker Community Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the forum begin 30 minutes later for the three contested races for the Millington School Board. The event will be moderated by […]

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Calendar of Events September 13, 2018

Dance Night at The Baker Join the dancers every first and third Tuesday at Baker Community Center for Dance Night for ages 30 and up. Lessons start at 6 p.m. and the Dance at 7 on the first and third Tuesday of every month. There is a live bands for each event. Bring enough finger […]

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