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Millington girl’s fight against cancer inspires many

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The face that has inspired a family, a school, a community, a city and countless others needed a moment to rest last Friday morning. Millington Middle School student Cassy Conglula’s bright, infectious smile has become a source of inspiration to many through St. Jude posters, Fox 13 News commercials and the […]

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School Board votes to acquire Civic Center if city offers it

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted unanimously this week to initiate acquisition of the Harvell Civic Center if the Board of Mayor and Aldermen offers it. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Chairman Cody Childress and seconded by Don Holsinger. Dr. David […]

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NEWS ALERT: Millington Crisis Center Break-In

Star Staff Reports On Tuesday, there was a discovery of a break-in at the Millington Crisis Center. The second break-in in the last few months with this one leaving significant damage. Millington Crisis Center coordinates assistance to those in need through donations and community resources. Founded in 1987, MCC continues to prevail despite hurdles and […]

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ANNAPOLIS Md. (Feb. 6,2015) Annapolis police and Naval Support Activity Annapolis security forces arrive at the scene of a simulated active shooter at the Naval Academy during Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2015. Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield is an annual exercise that assesses the readiness of Navy security personnel to respond to threats located on naval installations and individual units. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Pedro A. Rodriguez/Released)

Navy Installations to Conduct Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2016

From Navy Installations Command U.S. Fleet Forces Command and NSA Mid-South Public Affairs WASHINGTON — Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) will conduct Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2016 (SC/CS16) Feb. 1-12 on Navy installations located in the continental United States. This annual anti-terrorism force protection (ATFP) exercise is designed to […]

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St. Paul’s Black History Program set for Sunday

Star Staff Reports The 11th annual Black History Program Living the Dream will be held this Sunday at St. Paul Chapel M.B. Church located at 8991 Richardson Landing Road in Drummonds with Pastor Dr. W.E. Gatlin. This year’s event is once again sponsored by Mama Tena Mebane Alexander with the theme Walking in Favor (Psalm […]

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Millington and Shelby County honors Tiger Great Alan Cross

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The regular monthly meeting of the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce almost resembled a Memphis Tiger tailgate party with the sea of blue gathering in the ballroom of the VFW Post 7175 this afternoon. The reason for the large crowd and all the Tiger gear worn by Millington leaders, educators, businessmen […]

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BUSINESS ALERT: New Mexican Restaurant coming to Millington

Star Staff Reports There are signs that a new eatery is coming to Millington in a familiar spot — in the Plaza Shopping Center. Angela and Roberto Moctezuma will be the owners of DBA Roberto’s Mexican Restaurant located at 7838 Church Street in Millington. The eatery will be in the location of the former Miss […]

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$60 million in grants go toward Millington’s future

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last Thursday news was reported a $60 million resilience grant was awarded to Millington and Shelby County. Shelby County Commissioner and Millington native Terry Roland said the grant will be used for the Big Creek Project along Highway 14, north of Highway 385 toward Highway 51. “This is a game changer […]

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Millington receives ‘clean audit opinion’ for 2015 fiscal year

By Bill Short A certified public accounting firm reported earlier this month that it has given the city of Millington a “clean audit opinion” for the 2015 fiscal year. Trey Watkins of Watkins Uiberall in Memphis presented the report during the Jan. 11 meeting of the Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen. He said the […]

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Snow Job

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Shelby and Tipton counties last Thursday. Forecasters called for the possibility of freezing rain overnight and early in the morning Friday Sunday. Experts called for about 2 to 4 inches in the Shelby and Tipton counties. Most were disappointed after clearing out grocery stores, buying […]

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