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N-82 Navy Gym to host a professional wrestling event

Star Staff Reports Applebee’s, Pokerface Events, and New Stars Wrestling (NSW) Owner Quenton “Pokerface” Williams has announced the date and location of the sophomore NSW event. “I was so pleased with the reception and response of our inaugural event this past spring, our second event will be held at the N-82 (Navy Gym) on Dec. […]

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MCHS wins first A.F. Bridges Award for Sportsmanship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Doing what’s right can pay off. Recently representatives from Millington Central High School experienced that firsthand when the school was honored in Jackson as one of nine 2013-14 A.F. Bridges Award of Excellence for Sportsmanship. The awards named after the late A.F. Bridges, the first executive secretary of TSSAA, has several […]

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Zoning amendment allows veterinary clinics in some commercial districts

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that allows “small-animal” veterinary clinics in some commercial zoning districts. Board members took the action during their Nov. 10 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. During […]

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Patriots have enough heat to outlast Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. PARIS, Tenn. — A microcosm of the 2014 Millington Trojans’ season played itself out in Patriot Stadium Friday night. Injuries, untimely flags and bad breaks plagued the Trojans against the reigning Class 5A champion Henry County Patriots all night. The Patriots took advantage of Millington miscues and a pair of safeties […]

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MCHS inducts the Class of 2014 into the Hall

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On most days in the summer you can find Millington Central High School legend Debra Spencer keeping her body in shape on the mile and half track of Frayser Park. Going around the track multiple times, Spencer builds up a good sweat usually wearing something with black and gold. The school […]

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Father and son share special bond with U.S. Marines

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Stories of the Marine Corps boot camps are legendary for their demanding challenges and only the strong surviving until the end. Millington Central High School graduate Kevin Itterly was fully aware of those tales because his father Tom served in the Marines from Aug. 16, 1971 until August 1975. Hearing his […]

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Sunny day for return of Millington Veterans Parade

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A pleasant morning greeting the City of Millington Veterans Parade Saturday morning. Several residents made their way to Navy Road to salute local veterans and say thank you. Many Millington Municipal School students participated in the parade from E.A. Harrold, Millington Central High School, Millington Middle School and Millington Elementary School. […]

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Trojans advance to Round Two with 16-13 win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. LAWRENCEBURG — The Millington Trojans made the three and half hour trip to Lawrence County and left Middle Tennessee with a 16-13 victory. Now the Trojans are rewarded with another long journey next Friday to Henry County. The Patriots earned a 24-6 victory over Munford in Round One of the TSSAA […]

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Former Mayor Hodges Sentenced to Probation

  Star Staff Reports Richard Hodges, former Mayor of the city of Millington, has been sentenced to a period of probation of three years by Judge Paula L. Skahan. On Sept. 8, Hodges entered a guilty plea to the charge of facilitation of bribery. His lawyer, Tommy Parker of Baker Donelson stated, “In recognition of […]

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Breaking News: Bus driver dies behind the wheel in Millington

Star Staff Reports A bus driver has died after an accident this morning in Millington. Durham School Services driver Delores Hopson was taking students to Millington Central High School when she had a medical emergency behind the wheel and passed out with five students on the bus. The children were not injured in the crash […]

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