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BREAKING NEWS: Lady Cardinals are heading to State in softball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the first time since 2010, the Brighton Lady Cardinals are heading back to the Class 3A State Softball Tournament. With a dominating 15-0 win over the Houston Lady Mustangs in this afternoon’s Sub-State contest, Head Coach Robin Jacob’s Lady Cardinals have earned a spot in the final eight in next […]

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TRA celebrates 47th graduation class

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Tipton-Rosemark Academy has been celebrating its 50th anniversary all school year. Today in the sanctuary of the Millington First Baptist Church, the most important gathering and celebration took place with the Class of 2016 participating in the Commencement Program. The 47th graduating class of TRA featured 50 students. Those students, faculty, […]

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Class of 2016 graduates at Munford High School

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2016 Munford High School Commencement exercises took place tonight on the Munford Football Field. The Class of 2016 celebrated high achievers, their success over the past 4 years and survivors like Tyeisha Smith. The candidates for graduates marched into the stadium to Pomp and Circumstances played by the award-winning Munford […]

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Carrisoza is the example of Class of 2016’s ‘Spirit of One’

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Some would say the face of Sara Carrisoza stands out in a crowd — even among her peers in the Class of 2016. But the noticeable blonde who was a part of the Millington Central High School Yearbook staff, member of the Beta Club, Pep Club, SGA and FCA almost missed […]

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Ordinances would adopt city budget, property tax rate for 2017 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed ordinances on first reading last week that would adopt the city budget and property tax rate for the 2017 fiscal year. Board members took the action on separate motions during their May 9 regular monthly meeting. Each motion was passed by five affirmative votes, […]

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Years of competition give birth to friendship between MCHS top duo

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The showdown unofficially started August 2012. In one corner stood the daughter of Ashley and Matt Summerfield — Chelsea Marie Landis. In the opposite corner, the offspring of Courtney Dixon-Smith and Tarvis Smith — Ashton Smith. The title on the line for both Millington Central High School students was the 2016 […]

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Local Color Art Exhibit June 2016

Local Artists Receive New Canvas

Star Staff Reports “Local Color” Art Exhibits is a new initiative to showcase Millington area artists on a quarterly basis.  The Millington Arts Council (MAC), working with Playhouse 51 and Millington Arts and Recreation, is looking to provide local artists with a venue to display/sell their artwork and network with the community. Beginning in June, MAC will host an art […]

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Special commemoration highlights local veterans

Star Staff Reports On Memorial Day, May 30, Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home & Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery will host a one-of-a-kind Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance. The Remembrance is a joint effort between Northridge Woodhaven Community Outreach and the Harry M. Crawford American Legion Post 252 of Millington, TN. The Remembrance will take place at the Garden […]

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Ritter to broadcast local graduations starting with MCHS

Star Staff Reports This Thursday and Friday nights, Ritter Communications will be broadcasting local graduations. On Thursday night at 7 p.m., the 2016 Millington Central High School Commencement will be broadcasted live from the school’s football field on Channel 11. Then the following night at 7:30 p.m., the 2016 Munford High School Graduation will be […]

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Rosemark Receives $14,500 Grant

Star Staff Reports USDA Rural Development State Director Bobby Goode recently awarded Historic Archives of Rosemark and Environs, Inc. with Rural Development funding which will be used to assist with marketing A Country Fair at Rosemark, an event with numerous local business participants. “Small, local businesses are the engines of a rural community,” Goode said. […]

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