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TCS’ Avery and Shipley chosen for statewide program

Star Staff Reports Twenty-six assistant principals will participate in a one-year fellowship program as part of Tennessee’s drive to cultivate school leaders for the future. Gov. Bill Haslam on Friday announced educators chosen for his 2018 Governor’s Academy for School Leadership, as well as the 26 principals who will mentor them. The initiative is in […]

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Lauren Moody

Lauren’s Elf Shelf underway at TRA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Class of 2018 is making sure every game, every school event and every Rebel function will involve the late Lauren Moody. Moody, who passed away after her battle with cancer in December 2015, would have been a senior this year, a member of the volleyball and basketball teams […]

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School Board amends Capital Projects Budget for current fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted this week to amend its Capital Projects Budget for the current fiscal year, based on additional revenue received or anticipated. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Cody Childress and seconded by Chris Denson. The motion was […]

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SCHOOL NOTICE: TRA presents Berlin’s White Christmas this week

Tipton-Rosemark Academy Theater Department presents the musical, “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas,”based upon the Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank. Music and lyrics by Berlin, book by David Ives and Paul Blake, original stage production directed by Walter Bobbie, orchestrations by Larry Blank, vocal and dance arrangements by Bruce Pomahac. Performances are Dec.7-10 at the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Performing Arts […]

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Reaching souls and giving thanks

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The day before Thanksgiving, Millington’s Baker Community Center was Soul Out. Soul Out Ministries founder Carol Jenkins and several volunteers were busy in the venue located at 7942 Church Street operating the Fourth Annual Thanksgiving Feast. For about 3 hours, Soul Out Ministries feed nearly 200 individuals with turkey and dressing, […]

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Shelby County Chamber Alliance Names Harold Byrd as Alliance President

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — The Shelby County Chamber Alliance has named Harold Byrd, President of the Bank of Bartlett, as Alliance President.  A graduate of University of Memphis, Mr. Byrd received BBA and MS degrees in Marketing.  From 1976-1982, Mr. Byrd served District 99 as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for […]

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Board postpones approval of $4.8 million bond issue for Performing Arts Center

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has postponed a request for approval of a $4.8 million bond issue to finance construction of a Performing Arts Center. Board members took that action during their Nov. 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Frankie […]

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NEWS ALERT: Grammy Award Winning Artist David Phelps Brings Classic Christmas Music Event to Millington FBC

Star Staff Reports To Millington’s First Baptist Church On December 4 NASHVILLE — The unmistakable sound of multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, David Phelps (pictured in attached jpg), will be featured in Millington, TN, on Monday, December 4, at the First Baptist Church, located at 5010 W Union Road. This exciting Classic Christmas concert event begins […]

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Foster’s Family: NFL lineman gives back to the community that help him reach dream

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Ripley High graduate and 10-year NFL player Ramon Foster lives out his dream daily as an guard for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The man known as ‘The Big Ragu’ credits himself reaching the pros to his family and faith built in Tipton and Lauderdale counties. Foster also knows some families just have […]

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Ordinance amends 2018 fiscal year Budget for school funds expenditure

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that amends the 2018 fiscal year Budget to allow expenditure of school funds. Board members took the action during their Nov. 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Frankie Dakin and seconded by Alderman […]

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