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Funding: MEF brings community and schools together to donate checks for education

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The dedicated women and men of the Millington Education Foundation have worked behind the scenes all year with fundraisers, community events and rallying donations for the students of Millington Municipal Schools. Last Thursday in the Harvell Civic Center, it was time for the Board to come out into the spotlight to […]

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Tracking with Thomas Poindexter Birthday

Happy Birthday Ms. Poindexter

The desk of Millington Central High School administrative assistant Wanda Poindexter was decorated with balloons and party favors last Wednesday in honor of her birthday. The direct assistant to MCHS Assistant Principal Beth Hale and the disciplinary office, Poindexter celebrated Oct. 24 with colleagues and students. But it was mostly business as usual for the […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety November 1, 2018

Arrest Reports Oct. 17- 44-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – criminal case; Oct. 18- 19-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines and simple possession or casual exchange; 51-year-old Millington female charged with domestic assault; Oct. 19- 37-year-old Lakeland male charged with failure to appear – booking/processing, speed […]

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Firefighter Breakfast the honorees

Treats & Tributes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A day of recognition began on a somber note in the dining area of the Glen Eagle Clubhouse. As members of the Millington Fire Department, Shelby County Ambulance and Shelby County Fire Department gathered last Friday morning for the 2018 Smith/Lowry Firefighter Appreciation Breakfast, a moment of reflection was dedicated to […]

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Millington Women's Choir member Taliyah Chalmers performs her solo during the group's performance of "How Far I'll Go" during last Thursday night's MCHS Choir presents Under the Fall Moon." Chalmers, a sophomore, made her debut with the Millington Central High School Choir.

Take a Bow: Millington Choir makes its debut for 2018-19 and under the direction of Leah Thomas

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For several Millington Central High School students, last Thursday was final the time to hit the stage and sing to a public audience. Meanwhile the MCHS Choral Director Leah Thomas had a few nerves building up after she entered the Harvell Civic Center. When the clock struck 7 p.m., it was […]

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Talking Education: School Board candidates discuss issues at Forum in Baker Center

By Bill Short Four of the six candidates for three contested positions on the Millington School Board in the Nov. 6 city elections responded to questions last week during a Forum at Baker Community Center. Co-sponsored on Oct. 15 by The Millington Star and the Jones-Phillips Civic Club, the Forum was moderated by the Rev. […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety October 25, 2018

City Court Reports October 9, 2018 Fines Hailey N. Gillihan of 28 West Drive in Munford charged with theft of property under $1,000, guilty plea $250 fine plus cost; Douglas L. Lee of 259 N. Maple Street in Adamsville charged with speeding, guilty plea, $50 fine plus cost; Cordell M. Mack of 4512 Knotty Oaks […]

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Charity Softball Game raises $3,300 for Boys Ranch

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Police Department won the game over its friendly rival the Millington Fire Department on Sept. 29. But the real winner that night on the softball field of Bioxli Park was the TBCH Boys Ranch with more than $3,300 raised. The effort was spearheaded by MPD officer Michael Jordan. For […]

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Pill Take Back Machine

Tracking with Thomas: Take Back

Millington Police Department announced that the National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place on Saturday at 9 a.m. and end at about 1 p.m. The MPD will have one location, Walgreens located at 7994 Highway 51 North. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back address a vital public safety and public health issue. Many Americans are not […]

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Clay Millican media day 1

Driving legend Millican helps brings B.R.A.K.E.S. to Millington

The national free teen defensive driving program B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) will head to Memphis International Raceway on Saturday and Sunday, October 20-21. Sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Utilizing vehicles provided by Kia Motors, the B.R.A.K.E.S. program offers teens extensive behind-the-wheel instruction by […]

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