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Smith and Moore shine as Miss Teen Tipton

Star Staff Reports It has been a busy year of service for Miss Teen Tipton County 2017, Kasey Moore, and Miss Junior Teen Tipton County 2017, Kimmy Smith. Since their crowning last April, these two young ladies have balanced school, extracurricular activities, and the responsibility of representing and serving their community as titleholders in the […]

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Board votes to purchase land for new fire station

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing the city to purchase land for construction of a new fire station. Board members took the action during their Feb. 12 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. Millington’s […]

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Active Shooter Training set for March 3

Star Staff Reports “A tragic mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school claimed the lives of seventeen innocent students. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the victims’ families and get well wishes to the injured,” said Dale Lane, Director Shelby County Office of Preparedness. “Active shooter events can occur anywhere, any time with no […]

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UPCOMING EVENTS: March happenings include MCHS Open House, Roland fund raiser

March 2 Bingo Night presented by Jack Leonard State Farm with Millington Arts, Recreation and Parks will be held March 2 at Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street in Millington. The event starts at 6 p.m. with games, prizes and snacks. For more information, call 873-5770. March 8 The Millington Central High School […]

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Excessive Rain This Week – Prepare for Flooding

Star Staff Reports “Stay weather aware! The National Weather Service predicts a prolonged wet weather pattern for the Mid-South with widespread heavy rainfall and potential flooding. A flash flood watch began last night at midnight through 6:00 a.m. Thursday. More rain is expected Friday night into Saturday. Review your flood plans and share our safety […]

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Brighton District Title 2018

SPORTS ALERT: Cardinals fly back to top of District 13-3A, host Regionals Saturday

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the first time in Brighton High School history, the Cardinals are back-to-back district basketball champions. Last night in the Hardin County Gymnasium, Brighton was led by the Big Three of Aaron Alston, Zach Lewis and District 13-3A Tournament MVP Taelyr Gatlin in disposing of the Liberty Tech Crusaders 60-34. In […]

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Star Coverage Briefs February 15, 2018

MPD arrest man for Walmart gun theft Star Staff Reports A man was arrested at the Millington Walmart located at 8445 Highway 51 North Sunday morning. The Millington Police Department took Larry L. Hobock, 29, into custory for allegedly attempting to steal loaded guns from Walmart. The MPD was called about a disturbance at the […]

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Bridging the Gap: New era for Millington Crisis Center

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As a constant downpour greeted Millington Saturday morning, the rain didn’t stop the steady flow of traffic to see the new-look Millington Crisis Center. The 31-year-old organization has served the needy and disenfranchise of Flag City under the leadership of Lois Wilber for almost 30 years. In January Wilber announced her […]

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Millington Police Install Medication Disposal Bin

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Police Department has partner with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to provide  a safe and convenient way to safely dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications. The drop off bin was installed at the MPD late last month. Since the beginning of February, residents could dispose of […]

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Halliburton appointed to fill vacancy on School Board after Mackin’s resignation

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen appointed Barbara Halliburton this week to fill the vacancy created on the School Board by Ronnie Mackin’s resignation. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Larry Dagen. The […]

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