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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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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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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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