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School Board responds to Roland’s inquiries regarding roof repair work

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has sent two letters to District 1 Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland responding to his recent questions regarding a roofing project. In the first letter, dated Oct. 1, Board Chairman Greg Ritter recalled that, at its May 12 meeting, the county commission adopted a resolution that appropriated funding […]

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Veteran’s Day Parade returns to Millington Saturday, Nov. 8

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For decades personnel from NSA Mid-South and several retired veterans left their Millington homes to travel north to Covington or south to Memphis to participate in Veteran’s Day parades. This year those who are currently servicing can join retired veterans who call Flag City home for a parade in their own […]

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Millington Police Chief Frank Tennant greets El Toro Taco owner Jeff Raser Friday night during the annual Trunk or Treat outside the eatery.

Safe Night Halloween 2014

By MPD Chief Frank Tennant Special to Millington Star Halloween is a very exciting time and a cherished tradition, but the excitement of the night may cause both children and adults to forget about being careful and safe.  Here are a few safety reminders from the Millington Police Department to help ensure a safe holiday. […]

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Planes Fly over Millington in 2014 Memphis Air Show

By Tricia Hale Last Wednesday, two Blue Angels landed at the Millington Regional Jetport. This was the start of what was going to be a great weekend for parents and kids of all ages. Lt Chamberlain, the narrator for the Blue Angels arrived first. He is also the pilot that flies the two seater version […]

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Millington welcomes new chief of police, Tennant already making impression on department

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Being a grandfather and resident of Millington are a couple of new things in Frank Tennant’s life, but fighting crime and running a police force is second nature. Earlier this year Tennant become a grandparent along with his wife Cynthia. And in August the couple moved to Flag City with Frank […]

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Angels Among Us

The Millington Elementary School staff, administration and PTA welcomed the Blue Angels to the campus Friday morning to speak to the students. The Blue Angels were in town for the 2014 Memphis Air Show held at the Millington Jetport this past weekend.

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Ordinance amends Municipal Code to replace sections on beer permits

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed an ordinance on final reading that replaces sections of the Municipal Code regarding “special-use” beer permits. Board members took the action during their Oct. 13 regular monthly meeting by six affirmative votes, with Alderman Thomas McGhee abstaining. The ordinance was passed unanimously on […]

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Ordinance quitclaims abandoned right of way of two streets to IDB

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading this week that quitclaims the abandoned right of way of two streets to the Industrial Development Board. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and […]

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MCHS grads bring Trojan Sports videos to their hometown

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There are many traditions involved with Millington Trojans Football. From the chants, to the Black and Gold and honoring the numbers 29 for Mario Reed and 87 for Dana Payne, Trojan Football has many rituals of pride. Known as “Running Back High” in West Tennessee, Millington Central High School has added […]

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2014 Memphis Airshow at Millington Regional Jetport

Star Staff Reports What: Memphis Airshow at Millington Regional Jetport When: October 18 & 19, 2014 Times: Parking opens daily at 7 a.m. Admission gates open daily at 9 a.m. Shows begin at approximately 10 a.m. Cost: • Youth General Admission – $15 • Adult General Admission – $25 • Flight Deck Club (Saturday OR […]

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