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Munford graduates Class of 2017 indoors

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The storm clouds in the area might have moved the 2017 Commencement Exercises of Munford High School into the school’s gymnasium but it didn’t dampen the spirit of the graduates. And all the family, friends and well-wishers were in a festive mood as MHS Principal Dr. Courtney Fee opened the ceremony. […]

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TRA graduates 48th Class in Millington First Baptist

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 48th graduating class of Tipton-Rosemark Academy took to center stage Saturday morning in Millington First Baptist Church. The Commencement Ceremony started with all 37 graduates marching in to Pomp and Circumstance. After Anna Hailer, Senior Class Secretary, gave the opening prayer followed by the welcome from Senior Class Vice President […]

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Millington Central graduates the Class of 2017

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Two prime examples of the Millington Central High School Class of 2017 are Cameron Walker and Tyler Denson. Prior to the 107th Commencement Exercises for MCHS on the school’s football field, the duo of Walker and Denson put the final touches on their caps and gowns among their fellow soon-to-be graduates. […]

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Bayou Brains: 2017 MCHS Valedictorian stays true to her roots

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Don’t let the last name fool ya. Millington Central High School senior Elizabeth Germany has Cajun blood pumping through her veins. With her family originating from Louisiana, the 2017 MCHS Valedictorian likes her food spicy and success in the classroom among the best. With multiple stories of achievement within her own […]

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First Reading: Ordinances would set city budget, tax rate for 2018 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed separate ordinances on first reading that would adopt the city budget and tax rate for the 2018 fiscal year. Board members took the actions during their May 8 regular monthly meeting. Both ordinances are scheduled for a public hearing and final reading […]

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Old Timers owner closes business for personal reasons

By Thomas Sellers Jr. One of Millington’s well-known establishments is closed. Motorists and normal patrons of Old Timers Restaurant, located at 7918 C Street, noticed an empty parking lot last week. On Thursday some visitors were met by a sign reading “closed until further notice” on the door. The Millington Star reached out to ownership […]

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NEWS ALERT: Ritter to broadcast local graduations starting Thursday

Star Staff Reports JONESBORO, Ark. — Graduation season is upon us, and Ritter Communications is proud to provide coverage of several ceremonies in our service areas. Tubetown, Ritter’s local content and coverage channel, will carry the graduation ceremonies of three West Tennessee schools next week on Tubetown channel 11 for Ritter cable TV subscribers. The […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Old Timers doors are closed…for now

Star Staff Reports One of Millington’s institutions is currently closed. Motorists and normal patrons of Old Timers, located on C Street, noticed an empty parking lot this week. Today some visitors were met by a sign reading “closed until further notice” on the door. The Millington Star reached out to ownership for a statement on […]

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Resolution authorizes city to accept title to property on West Union Road

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously adopted a resolution this week that authorizes the city to accept the title to property on West Union Road. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Don […]

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Divine Trinity: Father’s spirit, Mother’s dedication and natural gifts guide Dickerson

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Kindergarten is the beginning of the journey toward high school graduation. One day a young Taylor Dickerson got ready as usual for another day during her first year of school. As she and her mother Terriari headed toward Keystone Elementary, they pair’s life as they knew it was changed forever by […]

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