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BREAKING NEWS: Body found in burning car near Millington

Star Staff Reports Officials are working on the scene of a body found inside a burned car just outside of Millington. The burned car was found at the intersection of Mudville Road and Armour Road in the 7000 block.  

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Millington schools’ revenue exceeds $24 million with attendance at 2,744

By Bill Short Millington School Board Chairman Don Holsinger said last week that the municipal school system’s revenue this year is in excess of $24 million, with attendance at 2,744. He noted that a feasibility study conducted by the Southern Educational Strategies consulting firm estimated that attendance in the new municipal school district would be […]

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Millington WWII Veteran Recounts Battles in the Pacific

By Linda Cooper Millington resident and World War II veteran Alfred Edminston will turn 90 next month. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), he is one of just over one million veterans of World War II still living, of the more than 16 million who fought in that war. The National World […]

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Tipton County Officer Involved in Shooting Update

Star Staff Reports Detectives with the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office and Munford Police Department and Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation worked throughout the night in the shooting incident involving three suspects and a Tipton County Sheriff’s Office investigator. Formal charges will be filed Monday on Montavo Deshan Terry, 19 of 368 Keeling Road […]

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Shoe giveaway set for Dec. 20

Star Staff Reports Dream Interfaith Ministries a 501(c) 3 Non-Profit located 4641 Shelby Road in Millington  has been selected for the fifth year for the worldwide competitive Payless Shoe Source Foundation Shoes for Kids Grant. The Payless Shoe Source Foundation invests financially in nonprofit organizations that fit within their core focus area: supporting children and […]

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Reality Checks

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As it was becoming a reality that Millington would have its own school system last year, a group assembled to pump life back into the Millington Education Foundation. The 12 members of the revamped Millington Education Foundation set out on a mission to promote Millington Municipal Schools, get the community involved […]

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Board votes to extend Dorsey’s contract, starts search for permanent city manager

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted this week to extend Interim City Manager Chris Dorsey’s contract while it searches for his permanent replacement. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Frankie Dakin. The […]

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Santa in a Blue Trolley

By Susan Macdonald Saturday was St. Nicholas’ Day, and in Millington, it was the day of the annual Christmas parade.  There were fire trucks, antique cars, horses, dancers, dogs, musicians, and instead of a red sleigh, Santa Claus came in a blue trolley. More than three dozen schools, churches, businesses, and other organizations participated in […]

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Santa visits Millington, Tennessee

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The city of Millington Christmas Parade was held this afternoon along Navy Road and C Street. There were several participants from the area including Millington, Memphis and Tipton County. Millington Municipal Schools was well represented with students, faculty members, Millington Central High School NJROTC and Marching Band. There was plenty of […]

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Chance to donate toys to Crisis Center during Saturday’s Parade

Star Staff Reports There will be a truck representing the Millington Crisis Center in the Millington Christmas Parade on Saturday.  During the parade the Center is accepting donated toys and presents for children of all ages.  Just drop them into the truck.  The gifts do not need to be wrapped. All gifts will be given […]

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