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Gas Construction to Impact Millington Road Traffic Beginning Aug. 31

Star Staff Reports On Aug. 31, MLGW will begin a gas system improvement project on a 12-inch underground pipe along southbound Millington Road at Fite Road. Ongoing construction is planned for approximately six weeks, Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., though work could continue into later hours. MLGW crews will be directing […]

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Board postpones action on proposal to privatize city’s sanitation service

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has voted unanimously to postpone action on a proposal to privatize the city’s residential sanitation service. Board members took the action during their Aug. 10 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Mike Caruthers. The board had […]

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2015 Gridiron Glory coming to newsstands

Coming to newsstands this week is the 2015 Gridiron Glory: No Laughing Matter. Gridiron Glory is the Journal West 10 Media’s annual look into the Shelby-Metro area football. Inside this year’s edition — features on Tipton-Rosemark Academy QB AJ Hightower, Munford signal caller Jacob Ross, Brighton’s double threat Zach Camp and Millington’s Eldon Tyms and […]

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BREAKING NEWS: TBI investigating missing money at Millington Police Department

Star Staff Reports News came out of Nashville Monday that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has opened an investigation into the Millington Police Department after money went missing from the evidence room last week. TBI agents were contacted by Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich to investigate a complaint of missing money which had been […]

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School Board accepts $1,853,095 bid to renovate Annex building at MCHS

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has voted to accept a $1,853,095 bid from a construction company to renovate the Annex building at Millington Central High School. Board members took the action during an Aug. 6 special called meeting on a motion offered by Cody Childress and seconded by Louise Kennon. The motion was […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Millington Reserve Officer Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS – A 66-year-old Millington reserve police officer has been indicted on multiple charges for possessing and producing child pornography. The indictment was announced by Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee. According to the indictment, between July 2013 and July 2015, Rickie Friar created various images […]

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Cast your candidate for 2015 MCHS Athletic Hall of Fame

Two years ago, Millington Central High School Assistant Principal Beth Hale announced the beginning of the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Hale and a panel of community leaders formed the criteria and later in 2013 the first 12 inductees were announced. In the inaugural class were Tommy Harrison, Bobbie Percer Sr., Chris Michael, Nancy Norwood, […]

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Discount 2015 M&M Bowl tickets will be available

Advance tickets for the 2015 M&M Bowl at Millington Football Stadium Aug. 28 between the Munford Cougars and Millington Trojans will be on sale Aug. 24-27 at two Patriot Bank locations. Tickets are $5 at the Millington Patriot Bank located at 8376 Highway 51 and Munford Patriot Bank located at 11529 Highway 51. On Friday, […]

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MMS welcomes new teachers like MCHS’ Whitney Horton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. August has traditions like hot weather and back-to-school rituals. Sometimes part of going back to school includes changing venues. Not only do students arrive to a new school but some educators make a change. Among the new instructors to the Millington Municipal Schools family for the 2015-16 school year is Whitney […]

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Board authorizes $6 million bond issue to fund Public Works projects

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously adopted a resolution this week that  authorizes a $6 million bond issue to fund Public Works projects. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Hank Hawkins. The […]

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