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Possible Flash Floods with Cindy in Area

Star Staff Reports “As the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Cindy push inland, citizens are urged to prepare for thunderstorms, heavy rains, and flash flooding in Shelby County. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch from 1:00 p.m. today until Friday evening. Short lived weak tornadoes and damaging winds are also threats,” said Dale […]

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Flag City Freedom Celebration Coming to USA Stadium

Star Staff Reports The Flag City Freedom Celebration has been a quintessential independence celebration for several years. The event is organized annually by the city of Millington and NSA Mid-South Morale Welfare and Recreation. For years it has taken place at Navy Lake. The 2017 event is moving to the USA Stadium Complex located at […]

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Board adopts city budget for 2018 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed an ordinance on final reading last week that adopts the city budget for the 2018 fiscal year. Board members took the action during their June 13 meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. The motion was […]

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NEWS ALERT: Shelby County Road Department Will Pick Up Storm Debris in Unincorporated Areas

Star Staff Reports Starting temporarily this week, residents in the unincorporated neighborhoods of Shelby County can place tree debris from the recent storm at the street for removal. “We know people have been very inconvenienced by last month’s storm. Based on the amount of roadside debris piled up along the roadways, we wanted our public […]

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Dedication Today for New Railroad Bridge and Road in North Shelby County

Star Staff Reports Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., hosted a dedication ceremony last week for a new bridge and road that eliminates traffic delays at a railroad crossing in North Shelby County. Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland and area community leaders attended the event where the new bridge crosses over the Canadian National […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety June 15, 2017

Arrest May 28 – 33 year old Cordova male charged with stalking May 31 – 40 year old Collierville male charged with driving under the influence of intoxicant, open container law, public intoxication, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, reckless driving, refusal to submit to test for alcoholic or drug content of blood June 1 – 28 […]

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Cooper graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tyvon D. Cooper graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four […]

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Bond Issue Request: School Board approves Capital Projects Budget for its 2018 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has unanimously approved its Capital Projects Budget for the 2018 fiscal year that includes a request for a $5 million bond issue. Board members took the action during their June 5 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by C. J. Haley and seconded by Roger Christopher. During […]

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Generations of Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. From Larry Reed representing the Class of 1955 to Marissa Hunt of 2013, the Millington Central High School Trojans rolled down the hill to the Mirimichi Golf Course-Outdoor Patio Deck. As the sunset painted an orange glow over the soft green surroundings, several MCHS alumni enjoyed drinks, Rendezvous barbecue and catching […]

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Colton Hathcock Draft

BREAKING NEWS: Hathcock goes in Round 15 of MLB Draft

Star Staff Reports Former Brighton Cardinal and Memphis Tiger pitching standout Colton Hathcock has been selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Hathcock was the 446 pick of the draft to the National League’s Colorado Rockies. The right-hand ace is heading into the Rockies’ farm system. Hathcock graduated from Brighton in 2014 and signed […]

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