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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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Early Voting in Tipton County starts Wednesday

Early voting is Oct.15-30. There are two locations in Tipton County: Tipton County Election Commission 113 E. Church Street Covington Munford Municipal Board Room 70 College Street Munford Times are:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday – 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday – 8:30 a.m. to noon

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Veterans Parade Flyer 2014

After 40 years, Veterans’ Day Parade returns to Millington

The public is invited to come out in honoring all who served in the first Millington Veterans’ Parade since 1974. Everyone wishing to honor our veterans is invited to participate. Pre-registration is required. For more information about the parade, contact Millington Arts, Recreation & Parks at 873-5770. Millington’s VFW Post 7175 will host a community […]

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Crisis Center Director Lois Wilber and Center Board Member Callie Bolyard discuss upcoming changes for the Millington Crisis Center. The Center will be closed throughout October for repairs.

Crisis Center to be closed until Nov. 4 for improvements

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The time has come to dust off the Millington Crisis Center. The staff and Board of Directors of the Crisis Center decided in late September to temporarily close the 8133 Wilkinsville Road location for the month of October to revamp it. “We’re going to be closed the month of October to […]

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School Board votes to transfer two pieces of property to city, seek third one from it

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted this week to transfer two parcels of land to the city and request a third one from it. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Louise Kennon and seconded by Don Holsinger. The motion was passed by […]

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Mayor Jones presents Purdy with Bronze Star honor

On behalf of the President of the United States, Millington Mayor Terry Jones presented James Purdy the Bronze Star Medal in September in his office for his combat action in Afghanistan. Chief Special Warfare Operator (Sea, Air and Land) Purdy of the U.S. Navy was recognized for heroic achievement in connection with combat operations against […]

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TSSAA State Championship Team 2014

Jones win State individual title, Lady Cardinals take third

Star Staff Reports The Brighton Lady Cardinals took third at TSSAA Division-I Class 3A State Championship at Willowbrook Golf Course in Manchester this week. Sophomore standout Aubree Jones was the individual girls champ and low tournament medalist firing a -5 par two-day total of 139 to lead the Lady Cards to a third place finish. […]

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Brighton and Blue Bell salute Teacher of Year Candidate Becky McBride

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The chants of “McBride, McBride, McBride” echoed from the bleachers from the mouths of Brighton High School students sporting in teal. The BHS administration, faculty, staff and students all were chanting for their Freshman English teacher as she walked the tracked in the football stadium to be recognized as one of […]

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