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Santa’s Sunshine

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Under cloudy skies, the smiles of Millington children and their guardians brighten up the parade route in Millington Saturday. Originally scheduled for 1 p.m., the 2016 Millington Christmas Parade moved up to 10 a.m. to beat the forecasted rain. As Santa and the Mrs. made their way down Navy Road, a […]

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NEWS ALERT: Millington Christmas Parade moved up to 10 a.m.

To beat the rain expected tomorrow, the Millington Christmas Parade will begin at 10 a.m. with participants lining up at 9 a.m. Brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus will follow at the Baker Community Center. For more information, call 873-5770.

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Election Issue Arises: Two school system employees win alderman positions

By Bill Short The city of Millington is exploring an issue that arose after two municipal school system employees won alderman positions in the Nov. 8 city elections. Missy Boyd Ervin defeated Position 1 Alderman Bethany Huffman, and Position 2 Alderman Hank Hawkins defeated Al Bell. Ervin is a Special Education assistant at Millington Elementary […]

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Say Hello to Santa: Parade kicks off at 1 p.m.

Come join the city of Millington to celebrate Christmas with the annual Millington Christmas Parade Saturday. The Parade will start promptly at 1 p.m. and will travel along Navy Road from Newport to C Street. For more information, call 873-5770.

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Questions surrounding Millington Alderman positions

Official Response from City of Millington Date: November 18, 2016 Legal Opinion Sought Which May Impact Recent Millington Municipal Elections An Alderman candidate in the recent Millington Municipal Election questioned if a Millington Municipal School Board employee was considered a Millington City employee. The reason for the question is simple. If an employee of Millington […]

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NEWS ALERT: Millington schools closing at 1:30 p.m. today

Millington Municipal Schools are closing today at 1:30 p.m. According to www.millingtonschools.org, the middle and high schools will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. affects of this strong weather system coming into the area.

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Code Changes: Proposed Ordinance would amend sign requirements for Office, Commercial, Industrial districts

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would amend the sign requirements for Office, Commercial and Industrial zoning districts. Board members took the action during their Nov. 14 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman […]

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Choir to Carnegie

Members NSA Mid-South CPO 365 presented the Millington Central High School Choir a check for $500 to help send them to Carnegie Hall in New York City this spring. The Choir is also planning to sell Christmas CDs while organizing a can food drive for the Food Bank. Finally the Choir has a concert Dec. […]

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High-Ranking Gangster Disciple Sentenced to More Than 17 Years in Federal Prison

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — A high-ranking member of the Gangster Disciples has been sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for felony possession and distribution of cocaine. Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the sentence last week. According to information presented in court, Kevin Coleman aka “Booger,” […]

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120 Percent: Atoka youth makes strides after being paralyze

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Running out the front door to participate in a pickup basketball game is a luxury most boys take for granted. Dodging a classmate to reach the imagery end zone in football was life as usual for Atoka resident Devin Morton. The 11-year-old’s typical day involved sports, studying his favorite subject of […]

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