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American Legion Fair cancelled

Star Staff Reports The American Legion Fair scheduled to open at Millington’s USA Stadium on Thursday, May 21, is cancelled. Fair organizers said they cancelled it because they could not be certain the carnival company would arrive to provide the rides. Lee Buchschacher, president and fair chairman, said Crescent City Amusements of Slidell, La., has […]

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4-H Ninth-Graders Step into Roles of Governor and Speakers of the Senate and House

Star Staff Reports Capitol Hill was the site of an unusual election last month.  Ninth-graders were elected as Governor, Speaker of the Senate and Speaker of the House. The 68th annual Tennessee 4-H Congress, March 22-25, in Murfreesboro drew some 450 4-Hers, volunteer leaders and extension staff. Elected delegate officers were: Governor Kendall Garrell of […]

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Legion Fair back in Millington

Star Staff Reports As summer turns to fall and football is back in the air, there is a long standing tradition of Memphians going to the Fair. Bucking that tradition is the American Legion Fair which returns to Millington’s USA Stadium this weekend, May 21-24, after a four-year hiatus.  This fair is different from those […]

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Ordinance would make city’s building codes uniform with county’s

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed an ordinance on first reading that would make the city’s building codes uniform with Shelby County’s. Board members took the action during their May 11 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Frankie Dakin and seconded by Alderman Hank Hawkins. The […]

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TRA celebrates the Class of 2015

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 46th Tipton-Rosemark Academy Commencement Program took place today at the Millington First Baptist Church. The faculty, staff and administration of TRA joined the Class of 2015 for the graduation ceremony. The 47 students received their diplomas after the program opened with a prayer by Senior Class Secretary Michaela Hoover. Other […]

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Rain & Shine: 2015 Munford Graduation a night to remember

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There were some changes to the 2015 Commencement Exercises of Munford High School Friday night scheduled to start 7 p.m. As a cloud of doom rolled over the Dr. Sid Witherington Stadium field, thousands of spectators in attendance for the graduation of the Class of 2015 started to seek shelter. Just […]

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First field of dream for MCHS graduates in nearly 30 years

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Central High School conducted it’s 105th Commencement exercises last Thursday night. Many factors made the Class of 2015’s night special with two standing out. This year’s seniors were the first to graduate under a Millington sky on the Mooney Boswell Football Field since 1987. In addition the Class of 2015 […]

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Millington Central High School 2015 Valedictorian used a simply philosophy to reach achievement

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The honor and distinction of being Millington Municipal Schools’ first Valedictorian goes to Millington Central High School senior Ashley Cavaliere. The daughter of Bonita and Cullen Cavaliere will stand on the stage as the No. 1 ranked MCHS senior for the Class of 2015 May 14 on the Millington Football Field. […]

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Ordinance requiring ‘bagged’ leaves, grass clippings passed on final reading after additional amendments

By Bill Short After additional amendments, the Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed an ordinance on final reading this week requiring ‘bagged’ leaves and grass clippings for city pickup. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Frankie […]

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BREAKING NEWS: School bus involved in morning wreck

By Sheri Williams Thursday morning after 9 a.m. at the intersection of Raleigh-Millington and Church Street near Graves Automotive, a white Ford Mustang collided with stationary school bus. No children were aboard the bus at the time of the accident. Ambulance and first responders were on the scene shortly after.

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