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Calendar of Events July 31

Taking Off Standing row from left are Dave Kaiser, Vice President Flight Training Operations for CTI Professional Flight Training, Jason Dupree, Secretary/Treasurer, MAA Board Commissioner, Matt Black, Vice President Business Development for CTI, Larry Dagen, Alderman city of Millington, Sarah Bryan, Compliance Manager for CTI, James Ashcraft, MAA Board Commissioner, Andy Stafford, Flight Instructor for […]

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School Board authorizes its Executive Committee to sign contract for student transportation services

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted last week to authorize its Executive Committee to sign a contract with Durham School Services for student transportation. Board members took the action last Thursday night during a special called meeting on a motion offered by Vice Chairman Don Holsinger and seconded by Cody Childress. The motion […]

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What is a Sales Tax Holiday?

Star Staff Reports When is Tennessee’s Sales Tax Holiday? Sales Tax Holidays begin every year at 12:01 a.m. on the first Friday in August and end at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday. During this time, Tennesseans can enjoy tax-free purchases on certain clothing, school and art supplies and computers. What’s Tax-Free? Tax-free items include clothing […]

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Blood Donations Needed in Mid-South

Star Staff Reports The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage. During the summer months, on average, about two fewer […]

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Superintendent responds to parents’ questions about new school system

By Bill Short Dr. David Roper, superintendent of Millington Municipal Schools, discussed “arrangements” last week for the transportation, feeding and instruction of students during the upcoming academic year. While acknowledging that the bus routes have not yet been “finalized,” he said they are expected to be ready on July 29, when parents register their children […]

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Baptist Tipton recognized for national honor

Star Staff Reports COVINGTON — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton was highlighted during a recent event hosted by the Hospital Quality Institute focused on the best practices for patient care, quality of hospitals and patient safety. The hospital was recognized for its high success rates in inpatient care. The focus of discussions included: the HQI’s national safety […]

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Dirt Cheap opens in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The isles were packed at 8235 Highway 51 North in Millington this morning at 9 a.m. The reason for the buzz was the grand opening for Dirt Cheap. Before doors were unlocked officially to the public, dozens of shoppers were lined up with shopping baskets in hand. After the Millington Chamber […]

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Film still in need of extras and actors for major parts

The film The Awakening of A Troubled Mind is close to shooting on location at the Millington Courthouse on Wednesday Aug. 6 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. There is still a need for extras for the movies and possible major parts. For more information about roles and auditions, call 825-1718 and leave a message. Or e-mail the […]

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Registration for Millington Schools set for July 29

All Students must register on July 29,whether they were pre-registered this Spring or not. Registration for the 2014-15 school year will be held at each school during the hours of 7:30 a.m. through 7 p.m. Bring proper documentation in order to expedite the registration process. Please refer to the categories below for documentation needed. Pre-Registered […]

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Jackson elected to fill school board position after Carroll’s resignation

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen elected Larry Jackson this week to fill the municipal school board position left vacant by Jennifer Carroll’s resignation. Board members took the action Monday night at their regular monthly meeting during three rounds of voting. Jackson was elected by a 4-1 vote, with Alderman Thomas […]

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