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Trojan seniors reflect on lost classmate and importance of Aug. 21, 2012

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The eve of the 2014 football season is special to all area prep players and coaches. But the date this year fell on the anniversary of the Millington Trojan Football family losing Dana Payne. On Aug. 21, 2012, Payne entered practice to perform a drill as a wide receiver. The play […]

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Celebration of Millington School this Saturday

The celebration of Millington Schools will be held this Saturday from 10-11 a.m. at Millington Central High School Cafeteria.  All are invited to help celebrate the opening of our new school system. The event is sponsored by Millington Municipal Schools, City of Millington, Millington Education Foundation.

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Board authorizes IDB application for $175,000 state grant to create flight training academy at airport

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously authorized an application for a $175,000 state grant to establish a flight training academy at the Millington Regional Jetport. Board members took the action during their Aug. 11 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Chris Ford and seconded by Alderman […]

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25th Anniversary Goat Days schedule released

The International Goat Days Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The 25th Annual event will be a blow out with the biggest schedule in Goat Days history. “Community Village” Booth Space is available and for more information, call 873-5770. Goat Shows including the MGR National Championships, Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Shows, Tractor Pull, Antique Tractor Show, […]

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Board authorizes agreement with TDOT for resurfacing Raleigh/Millington Road

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously authorized an agreement this week with the state of Tennessee for resurfacing part of Raleigh-Millington Road. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Frankie Dakin and seconded by Alderman Hank Hawkins. During discussion […]

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Star Among the Stars

Last Wednesday at the Millington Courthouse, The Millington Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr., far right, broke character to play a reporter in the upcoming film The Awakening of a Troubled Mind. His fellow reporter in the scene was played by local actress and businesswoman Danielle Lilly. Sellers joined the cast compiled by director Robert Parker […]

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‘Yes, We Did’ Superintendent cites district enrollment of 2,584 students as school year begins

By Bill Short As the 2014-15 academic year began on Monday, at least 2,584 students had enrolled in the four schools of the Millington Municipal School District. Dr. David Roper, superintendent of the municipal school system, said that was the total as of 10 a.m. Monday. And he noted that, during the day, “more were […]

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Flag City history, Millington Municipal Schools opens doors for first day of school

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Usually the night before the first day of school is exciting to children looking forward to new grade, fresh clothes, different faces in the classroom and a new teacher. But the eve of debut of the Millington Municipal Schools, many adults were eager for the beginning of the new school system […]

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Celebrate Millington Schools set for Aug. 23

Millington Superintendent Dr. David Roper announced that on Aug. 23 at 10 a.m., a “celebration” of the new school system will be conducted in the Millington Central High School Cafeteria. Although the details about the “specific agenda” will be released soon, he said everyone in the community is “welcome” to attend the event. Also there […]

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Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Seeking Sponsors

Star Staff Reports The Millington Lions Club is holding its Pancake Breakfast during the 2014 International Goat Days Festival at the USA Stadium in Millington Sept. 13 from 6 to 11 a.m. The Club holds this event to raise money to provide the members of the community who are in need with the gift of […]

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