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BREAKING NEWS: 15-year-old missing from Cordova

TYPE OF ALERT: Endangered Runaway Child DATE: 06-20-16 TIME: 0500hrs. LOCATION: 2300 block Oak Springs Dr. NAME: Jennifer Voyles ADDRESS: 2300 block Oak Springs Dr. NARRATIVE: The victim ran away from home after being discipline. She has been diagnosed with a mental condition and is currently on medication. She also suffers with depression. VICTIM DESCRIPTION: […]

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City budget, property tax rate approved for 2017 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed ordinances on final reading last week that adopt the city budget and property tax rate for the 2017 fiscal year. Board members took the action on separate motions during their meeting last Thursday. Each motion was passed by six affirmative votes, with Alderman Frankie […]

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BREAKING NEWS: 15-year-old Millington girl missing since early June

The Millington Police Department needs your help locating 15-year-old runaway Elizabeth Stewart of Millington. She’s 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. Stewart was last seen about three weeks ago. She lives in the USA Stadium area. She has brown hair and blue eyes. If you have information, call the Millington Police Department at 872-3333.

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Different Look Near Church and Veterans

For several weeks crews have been working on a median near the railroad tracks where Church Street and Veterans Parkway meet in Millington. Back in November, the Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has awarded a bid for construction of railroad crossing improvements at the intersection of Church Street and Veterans Parkway. A resolution authorizing […]

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Public Safety June 16, 2016

City Court Reports June 7, 2016 Fines Edward Brown – 5340 Village Oak Cove, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $250 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost David R Carmichael – 4268 Bennettwood Drive, Millington, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $500 fine plus cost Ronisha S Jackson – 186 Joe Joyner Road, Munford, driving while […]

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Ordinance would increase city’s water usage charge by 5 percent

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed an ordinance on first reading that would increase the charge for water usage by 5 percent. Board members took the action during their May 9 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. The […]

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PRE-SUMMER HEAT WAVE: Stay Cool and Hydrated

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS – Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) officials want to encourage residents to prepare for hot temperatures by staying cool, hydrated and informed. The summer season does not officially arrive until Monday, June 20, but temperatures have been and continue to be in the 90’s in Shelby County. Extreme heat can lead […]

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World Series of Drag Racing coming to Millington in August

Star Staff Reports The biggest event to take place at the Memphis International Raceway in seven years just got bigger as officials June 14 announced the addition of current NHRA Funny Car World Champion Del Worsham and “First Lady of Drag Racing” and four-time World Champion Shirley Muldowney to the lineup for the 2016 World […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Boy dies from drowning in pool

Star Staff Reports A young boy is reported dead after drowning in a pool in Millington according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. The incident took place near Independence Road. The child was airlifted to LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Downtown Memphis where he was announced dead.

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Superintendent rejects federal government’s interpretation of Title IX on school restrooms

By Bill Short The superintendent of Millington Municipal Schools has rejected the U.S. Education Department’s interpretation of Title IX regarding transgender students’ access to restrooms and locker rooms. Dr. David Roper noted that, on May 14, the department sent a letter to the nation’s public school districts claiming that Title IX requires them to treat […]

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