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2015 Progress on newsstands now

The Millington Star’s Progress 2015 is currently on newsstands across North Shelby County and South Tipton County. Pick one up inside this week’s edition of The Star to see features on local standout athletes Alan Cross, Tiara Caldwell and Ashia Jones. Meet Velda Dedeaux, a woman who made Millington her home almost 10 years ago […]

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Jury comes back with verdict convicting Patton of Armory shooting in Millington

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS  — Last Thursday, a jury convicted a Tennessee National Guard recruiter Amos Patton for the shooting at the Tennessee National Guard Armory in Millington. Patton was accused of opening fire inside the armory and wounding three people. The jury rejected the defense’s claim that Patton was trying to kill himself and […]

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Board approves engineering consultants for repaving, intersection improvements

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously approved design contracts with separate engineering consultants for projects that involve road repaving and intersection improvements. Board members took the actions during their Feb. 9 regular monthly meeting on the recommendations of a Consultant Selection Review Committee appointed by Mayor Terry Jones. The […]

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Work Session meeting at City Hall tonight

Star Staff Reports A Planning Commission Work Session will be held tonight at the Millington City Hall Chambers at 7930 Nelson Street in Millington. The Session is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. For more information, call 872-5733.

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Ordinance would amend Municipal Code to require ‘bagged’ leaves, grass clippings

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would require leaves and grass clippings to be “bagged” for city pickup. Board members took the action during their Feb. 9 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman […]

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Winter Storm Watch for Shelby County Sleet and Snow Predicted for Tomorrow

Star Staff Reports Sleet and snow are again expected to move into the Shelby County area tomorrow morning.  That could make driving hazardous. “Citizens need to be on the alert.  Ice will likely be on the roads, especially bridges and overpasses.  Motorists need to use extreme caution,” said Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby County […]

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MFD rescue nearly frozen cat out of tree

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Freezing temperatures and wintry weather have broken out a rash of animal rescues across the United States. Millington became the latest when Engine 335 A Shift of the Millington Fire Department was summoned to 7844 Harrold Cove Wednesday afternoon for a cat stuck in a tree. The feline was up in […]

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Check out the latest power outages in Shelby County…Tips to stay safe in tonight’s freeze

City of Millington Updates: City Offices will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.  Millington Court will open at 1 p.m.  Sanitation crews will run Monday’s and much of Tuesday’s route on Tuesday.  Crews will collect the remainder of Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s route on Wednesday. Memphis Light, Gas and Water’s Electric Outage Summary Map, showing you […]

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Area School Closing for Tuesday

School closings have been announced for Tuesday. Tipton County Schools will be closed tomorrow. Also Tipton Christian Academy and Tipton-Rosemark Academy will be closed. Millington Municipal Schools is working closely with the National Weather Bureau to stay informed of all inclement weather forecasted for the Millington area. Forecasts are relied on to aid in decisions […]

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Winter Weather strikes Shelby County

Star Staff Reports A Winter Storm Warning was issued for Shelby County with sleet and freezing rain expected to move into the area on Monday morning. In the early hours of Feb. 16 ice could be heard hitting roof tops across Shelby and Tipton counties. The National Weather Service said prior to the wintery mix, […]

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