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Flood Sept 11 3

Several area residents wake up to high waters Thursday morning

Star Staff Reports Damage estimates were being compiled last Thursday in the wake of that morning’s flooding caused by hours of steady rain from about 5:30 to 9:30 a.m. “We began our coordination effort early this morning,” Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell Jr. said. “Late this afternoon, representatives of law enforcement, fire and emergency response […]

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Ordinance would adopt municipal schools budget for 2015 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would adopt the municipal school system’s budget for the 2015 fiscal year. Board members took the action during their Sept. 8 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman […]

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Goat Days 25: Opening Ceremony

Millington Mayor Terry Jones, right, spent part of his birthday introducing Brighton High School student Caroline Hayes to perform the National Anthem Friday during the opening ceremony of the 25th International Goat Days at USA Stadium. Hayes, 17, is a member of the BHS Band and accompanied by her family and vocal coach Rachel Wortham […]

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Trojan Baseball Golf Scramble set for Oct. 18

Star Staff Reports The Millington Central High School Booster Club is announcing the 2014 ‘Trojan Open’ Golf Scramble to benefit the 2015 Trojan Baseball team. There are sponsorship opportunities and spots available to play. The format is a four-person team scramble to be held Saturday, Oct. 18 at Orgill Golf Course in Millington. There will […]

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Flood Sept 11 3

Flash Floods Rock North Shelby County

Star Staff Reports Flash flooding hit Memphis and the greater Memphis area this morning after rain started pour down about 5 a.m. The morning commute for Bartlett residents to school and work was made difficult by closed roads. In Frayser, several streets were flooded causing detours and residents to be trapped inside their homes. The […]

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Goat Days kicks off Friday celebrating 25 years at Millington’s USA Stadium

Star Staff Reports International Goat Days returns to USA Stadium Complex in Millington for the 25th Annual event Sept. 12&13. The two day family festival is packed with fun for the whole family. Millington is thrilled to welcome back the nationally acclaimed Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show. This lumberjack show features World Champion Lumberjacks log rolling, […]

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Ordinance would quitclaim abandoned right of way of two streets to IDB

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading this week that would quitclaim 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 Bethany Huffman […]

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The Cellular Effect debuts in Memphis Sept. 18

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Patrick Love Almost everybody in the dating world has a cell phone, Instagram account, Facebook page or Twitter feed. And all those entities have caused problems in relationships. About 3 years ago, local author Leticia Ross placed a spotlight on those issues with her book The Cellular Effect. Now the book […]

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Former Mayor resolves case with State of Tennessee

Star Staff Reports Richard Hodges, former mayor of the city of Millington, has agreed to resolve his case with the State of Tennessee by entering a guilty plea to the charge of facilitation of bribery. Hodges is entering his plea this morning in an appearance in Division I of Criminal Court. His lawyer, Tommy Parker […]

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M&M Bowl shirts are now available

The M&M Bowl 2014 is this Friday in Munford. And the annual Millington M&M Bowl shirt is on sale provided by Atomic Graphics, located at 4765 Cuba Millington Road in Millington. The shirts are $15 and are available at the store. For more information, contact andy@atomic-graphics.com or call 502-6888. Or visit www.atomic-graphics.com

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