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NEWS UPDATE: Huey’s set to Open May 8 in Millington

Star Staff Reports The ninth Huey’s is coming to Millington  in May. The Millington Star has learned the scheduled April 24 opening has been pushed back a couple of weeks. The well-known Memphis burger chain will call Millington home at 8570 Highway 51 North in the Shoppes of Millington Farms. The Millington general manager will […]

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NEWS ALERT: No Performing Arts Center in the foreseeable future

Star Staff Reports Last night at a Special Called meeting the Millington School Board voted 4 to 3 not to accept the lowest bid for the building of the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Millington Central High School. In the chambers of Millington City Hall, the four “No” votes were Mark Coulter, Chris […]

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Millington ministers Rita Montgomery and Kathy Smith are joining forces with other area clergy to conduct the Refining Fire Crusade in Memphis this November.

Crusade for Christ: Smith following purpose to bring people together

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The word has spread throughout Millington. Covington and Ripley are on board now. Now Minister/event planner Kathy Smith is ready to get more involved for this November’s Refining Fire Crusade. Smith is joining forces with other local ministers and pastors to form the Crusade to be held Nov. 10-12 at the […]

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Different Venue: Board votes to continue contract for fireworks at Freedom Celebration

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has voted unanimously to continue the contract for the fireworks display at the annual Flag City Freedom Celebration. Board members took the action during their April 10 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. A […]

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NEWS ALERT: Dunham’s Sports opening in Millington

Star Staff Reports Dunham’s Sports, one of the nation’s largest sporting goods chains, is pleased to invite Millington, and the surrounding communities to its grand opening weekend. The ribbon cutting will be hosted on Friday, April 21 at 9 a.m. at the new 8540 Highway 51 North location. Store hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to […]

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Happy Days are coming courtesy of MEF

Star Staff Reports In the fall of 2016, the Millington Education Foundation distributed $20,000 in grants to teachers in the four Millington schools. In the course of three years, the foundation has given out $45,000 to enhance the ongoing education of our area students. This kind of support would not be possible without the help […]

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Infrastructure Improvement: Board adopts resolution accepting grant to demolish Millington South property

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously adopted a resolution this week to accept a $350,000 grant from Shelby County to demolish the vacant Millington South property. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Don Lowry and seconded by Alderman […]

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NEW ALERT: Vehicle hits building in Plaza Shopping Center

Star Staff Reports Orange cones currently mark where a vehicle struck the building at the 7800 block of Church Street, the Plaza Shopping Center. Earlier this morning around 6, a patient at the Fresenius Medical Care Millington Dialysis located at 7840 Church Street hit the gas instead of the brake crashing into the brick portion […]

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School Board approves Inter-Local Agreement for CTE coordination

By Bill Short The Millington School Board unanimously approved an Inter-Local Agreement this week with the Arlington school district for coordination of Career and Technical Education services. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Larry Jackson and seconded by Mark Coulter. When the six municipal […]

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NEWS ALERT: Community Art Show featuring area students this Saturday

Star Staff Report A Community Art Show (“Art Teaches Us”) is this Saturday at the Civic Center from noon to 5. The Art Show includes artworks and literary works from all the area schools: E.A. Harrold, Millington Elementary School, Millington Central High School, Millington Middle School, Lucy Elementary and E.E. Jeter. There will be refreshments […]

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