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Commission approves Master Plan for city

By Bill Short The Millington Planning Commission adopted a resolution this week that approves a proposed 20-Year Master Plan for the city. Commission members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Vice Chairman Chuck Hurt Jr. and seconded by Curtis Park. The motion was passed by five […]

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Sam’s Steps toward Survival: EA Harrold conducts coin drive to benefit student and fight Cystic Fibrosis

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Youthful energy and a smile lighting up the EA Harrold Cafeteria stage, Sam Curry stood in front of the entire school to make a special announcement. The 6-year-old proudly stood next to his mother Alycia Monday afternoon to kickoff the 2018 EA Harrold Coin Drive to fight Cystic Fibrosis from April […]

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Grant Accepted: Contract OK’d for intersection improvements

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously accepted a state grant and approved a contract for improvements to the intersection of Raleigh-Millington Road and state Route 385. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by […]

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Casting Call

There are 21 early voting locations that opened yesterday across Shelby County including Millington’s Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street. Early voting began Wednesday April 11 and will conclude April 26. For a list of the other early voting locations and to see a of hours visit www.shelbyvote.com

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Crews begin the process on repaving the parking lot at USA Stadium Tuesday afternoon at USA Stadium.

NEWS ALERT: Improvements underway at Millington’s USA Stadium

This week the old parking lot at the historic USA Stadium is being transformed into a field of dirt as crews begin the process of laying a fresh parking lot. As part of the city of Millington’s nearly $400,000 worth of improvements for the venue, the repaving of the parking lot if the beginning of […]

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Millington native Terry Roland responds to a question during last week's Shelby County Mayoral Debate.

NEWS ALERT: Candidates for Shelby County Mayor debate the issue — Part 1

By Carolyn Bahm Express Editor Four of the five Shelby County mayoral candidates contrasted their views on key issues Thursday, April 5, at a Ducks Unlimited gathering in Memphis. Local chambers of commerce provided the questions. Only the first two questions are listed below. See next week’s issue for additional questions and responses. The candidates […]

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Funds donated for scoreboards in school gym

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted this week to donate $4,153.18 to assist with the purchase and installation of two new scoreboards in the Middle School Gymnasium. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Barbara Halliburton and seconded by Chris Denson. The motion […]

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Frenchy's Move

Next Up! Millington institution Frenchy’s opens new location this week

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The familiar sign attached to the ragged brick wall located at 5114 Navy Road is gone — but it’s moving up the road. ‘Frenchy’s Barber Shop’ will now call 5149 Easley Street home. More than 50 years of memories started by the late Clarence Joseph “Frenchy” Levesque has been in the […]

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2018 Strikeout Cancer Game: Lady Trojans honor cancer survivors

By Sylvia Askew-Newhouse The Millington Lady Trojan Softball program hosted their annual Strikeout Cancer Game on the night of March 27 at Miles Park. The visiting Haywood Lady Tomcats participated in the pregame activities to recognize surviving relatives of various forms of cancer. And both teams took a moment to honor those who passed from […]

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MCHS Instructor Mr. Calvin poses with 2018 NAACP ACT-SO participants Nicholas Hutcheson, Kenny Harris, Ryan Garcia, Arjasha Clark, DeMarcia Reed, Gena Parker and Max Castro-Mendoza.

Millington diversifies ACT-SO filmmaking competition

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Millington Central High School was in full force at the 2018 NAACP ACT-SO held in Memphis last Thursday. Despite having two medalist and a pair of honorable mentions, MCHS will not be represent at Nationals in Texas this summer. After MCHS students, DeMarcia Reed, Max Castro-Mendoza, Kenny Harris and […]

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