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BREAKING NEWS: Freedom Celebration on for tonight in Millington

The 2015 Flag City Freedom Celebration at Navy Lake in Millington will occur as scheduled tonight. The city of Millington just announced all plans are still on despite rain throughout the morning and afternoon. Note that due to the rain parking is limited. Parking Entrance “B” – VIP Passes and Handicap Parking Only. Parking Entrance […]

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Fourth Safety Reminders

Star Staff Reports On Independence Day, citizens will celebrate their freedom on our nation’s 239th birthday. As American flags decorate front yards, families will gather in backyards, pools, and parks. Director Dale Lane and the staff at the Shelby County Office of Preparedness suggest these safety tips to ensure a safe holiday: Outdoor Grill Safety: […]

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Hundreds of teens descend on Memphis & Millington for improvement projects

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A break from the Mid-South heat was needed for many of the Merge Youth Camp volunteers last Wednesday. The summer camp participant were busy moving desk, tables and other materials out of the Millington Central High School Freshman Academy to get it ready for painting. The Freshman Academy was just one […]

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Between drills and skills, Hardy greeted some of the campers including MLK Prep standout lineman Juwan Douglas Saturday in Aycock Park.

All-Pro Greg Hardy honors his youth league mentor ‘Coach Dennis’

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Hundreds of area children were running around Aycock Park in Millington Saturday with their I Go Hard-y T-shirts on. Whether if the shirts were sponsored by the All-Pro NFL lineman Greg Hardy or the black and gold of Millington, a familiar face there over the years has been volunteer coach Dennis […]

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Ordinance makes city’s building codes uniform with Shelby County’s

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed an ordinance on final reading that makes the city’s building codes uniform with Shelby County’s. Board members took the action during their June 9 monthly meeting by a 5-2 vote, with Aldermen Mike Caruthers and Hank Hawkins dissenting. The ordinance, which became effective […]

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FLAG CITY FREEDOM CELEBRATION – An Independence Day Spectacular

Star Staff Reports The city of Millington and Naval Support Activity Mid-South are partnering to celebrate our country’s birthday with a bang. Residents from all over the Mid-South will come together at Navy Lake for great live music, concessions, kids’ activities, and the finest fireworks show in the Mid-South – THE FLAG CITY FREEDOM CELEBRATION! […]

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BREAKING NEWS: City of Millington Supports Millington Municipal Schools

Star Staff Reports The city of Millington is aware of the regrettable decision recently made by the Millington Municipal School Board to explore possible legal action against the City of Millington, which serves as the school’s funding body. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen carry the heavy burden of funding all of the necessary components […]

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Athletes of the Year Finalist for Journal West 10 Media

Journal West 10 Media will recognize for the first time a male and female athlete of  year. Journal West 10 Media is composed of The Bartlett Express, The Millington Star, The Oakland News, The Collierville Independent and The Shelby Sun Times. These papers cover Shelby, Tipton  and Fayette counties. Below are the list of finalist […]

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Decreased school system budget may require cuts in personnel, salary increases, programs

By Bill Short Millington’s school superintendent said recently that the decreased school system budget for the upcoming fiscal year may require cuts in personnel, salary increases and programs. By identical 4-3 votes, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the first and final readings of the city’s 2016 Budget Ordinance on June 9 and 15 […]

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Members of one of the Millington Arts and Recreation Senior League team head to the dugout after an inning last week at Joyner Park. Lately, the field conditions became more of a topic around town than the outcome of the games.

Round Up

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Recently parents of children playing in the Millington Arts & Recreation baseball and softball leagues have taken to social media and mainstream media to voice their concerns. The focus was on the field conditions around the playing fields in Millington. Cell phone pictures were taken of grass growing around bases, green […]

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