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Speaking that morning was Millington Municipal Schools Superintendent Bo Griffin about his road to success and the importance of education.

In the Middle of Things: Superintendent, YMCA and community leaders come together to enrich MMS students

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In less than two months, Millington Municipal Schools Superintendent Bo Griffin has become a familiar face around Millington Middle School. As students greeted him by name Friday morning, another role model arrived to a similar response. Millington Family YMCA’s Daniel Burnett has been a fixture around the middle school with the […]

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Public Safety October 4, 2018

Arrests Sept. 19- N/A Sept. 20- 47-year-old Memphis female charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; Sept. 21- 44-year-old Memphis male charged with burglary; 41-year-old Millington male charged with simple possession or casual exchange; Sept. 22- 48-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; 27-year-old Memphis female charged with […]

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Tracking with Thomas Coach Clifton

TRACKING WITH THOMAS: Clifton’s Caring Touch

Millington Municipal Schools’ grounds keeper Tommy Clifton Sr. whips around the MMS information sign on the grounds of Millington Middle School Friday morning cutting the grass. Clifton can be seen on his trademark mower at various Millington Municipal School locations including the football field. In addition to caring for the gridiron at Mooney Bosewell Field, […]

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MCHS 30-Plus Club 2018-19

Off to a good start

The 2018-19 academic year is almost two months old at Millington Central High School. In the main lobby of the school is a display recognizing the current members of the 30-Plus Club. To reach this achievement, a student must score a 30 or higher on the overall ACT or in one section of the exam. […]

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Public Safety September 27, 2018

Arrests Sept. 13– N/A Sept. 14- 44-year-old Millington male charged with theft of property – conduct involving merchandise; Sept. 15- 31-year-old Tennessee male charged with vandalism over 500, possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver/sell; resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, evading arrest, lights required on motor vehicles, […]

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Earlier this month, Millington Police Officer Kerry Taylor was presented with the Beyond the Traffic Stop Award  at the Tennessee Law Enforcement Challenge.

Taylor presented with Traffic Stop Award

Star Staff Reports A Millington officer was recently presented with Beyond the Traffic Stop Award. Millington Police Officer Kerry Taylor was presented with the Beyond the Traffic Stop award on Sept. 7. Taylor was selected by Tennessee Governor Highway Safety Office  for this award. Taylor is a 10-year law enforcement veteran with the last two […]

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NEWS ALERT: Officers struck by car in Millington

On Monday morning, two Millington Police officers were rushed to the hospital after a hit and run. It was reported the incident happened around 6 a.m. at Veteran Parkway and Dakar Street near the railroad tracks. The driver reportedly kept going after striking the officers making a traffic stop. Later the motorist was detained by […]

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Public Safety September 20, 2018

Arrests Sept. 6– 40-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – booking/processing and procedure to revoke suspension of sentence or probation; 21-year-old Memphis female charged with failure to appear – criminal case; 38-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – violation/probation; 39-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – violation/probation and theft […]

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Navy visits MCHS campus with simulator & information

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last December, America was greeted by the United States Navy’s new recruiting tagline of “Forged by the Sea.” After the Army-Navy football game debut, the Navy has been spreading the message of the bond formed by members of the military branch. One of the latest stops came in Millington on Sept. […]

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MCHS Penny Wars

TRACKING WITH THOMAS: Ongoing War

The 2018 Millington Central High School Penny Wars took place last week and concludes today in support of Go Jim Go and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. The event includes all four classes from 2019 to 2022. Last Wednesday during lunch, the Class of 2021 jumped out to a big lead in donations with […]

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