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Board OKs Watkins Uiberall to audit city’s finances for 2014-15 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved Watkins Uiberall of Memphis this week to audit the city’s financial statements for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Hank Hawkins. The […]

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News Briefs April 16

Chinese Auction at St. William The Millington Crisis Center and St. William Catholic Church are joining forces to raise money for the Crisis Center and the church. The Eighth Annual Chinese Auction will be held on Saturday, April 25, at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center at St. William located at 8027 West Street […]

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Amaba’s Appearance

Millington Central High School Class of 1982 Dr. Ben Amaba was the special guest of honor last Tuesday at the Second Annual Millington Education Foundation Banquet sponsored by Ritter Communications. Amaba spoke to a full house in the Pat Thompson Building. Amaba enjoyed the evening with is parents and seeing old friends. Several Millington dignitaries […]

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MCHS to host 5K April 25 to raise money for scholarships

The Millington Central High School Lady Trojanettes are sponsoring a 5K Walk on April 25. The Lady Trojanettes will be hosting “Tutus, Ties, & Tennis Shoes” 5K run/walk, a communitywide event. The purpose is to raise funds to award four qualifying seniors scholarships. This year is the inception of this event with hopes to see […]

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UPDATE: Floods cancel classes for day at MCHS

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Star talked to Millington Central High School officials about today’s cancellation of classes. There was a flood on the campus at the Technical Education Building leading to school being closed for the entire day at MCHS. Some of the faculty, staff and students got the news of school being […]

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MCHS crossing guard Velda Deaduex reports to her post about 8:30 this morning after school was postponed two hours at MCHS.

BREAKING NEWS: MCHS flooded, school to open at 9 a.m.

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Central High School students, faculty and staff reported to school two hours late today because of flooding on the first floor of the school. Last night and the early hours of the morning rain poured down in the Millington area. That weather led to a flood in the school. All […]

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School Board approves its ‘vision’ for enrollment, programs, facilities

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has approved a Five-Year Plan that describes its “vision” of the municipal school system’s future needs in enrollment, programs and facilities. Board members took the action during a March 20 special called meeting on a motion offered by Larry Jackson and seconded by Louise Kennon. The motion was […]

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Broadcasting Instructor Marshonn Calvin reviews some of the upcoming edits for his video Change with Noah Ongay before they take it to Nationals in Philadelphia this summer. Ongay has worked along side classmates like fellow senior Kadasha Allen all school year on various projects.

Millington Central senior uses personal trails for inspiration to reach Nationals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. While most in the Class of 2015 are enduring senioritis with thoughts of final exams, proms and graduation, Noah Ongay is just thankful he’s able to walk the halls of Millington Central High School as the latest NAACP ACT-SO competition winner. Back on March 13, Ongay beat 10 Shelby County School […]

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WALK FOR COLLINS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 23

Star Staff Reports NSA Mid-South to Host Sexual Violence Lantern Processional Naval Support Activity Mid-South will host the Suzanne Collins Memorial Lantern Processional to End Sexual Violence, April 23. Nearly 30 years after the rape and murder of the 19-year-old Marine Corps lance corporal, the walk will be held to honor her memory and bring […]

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After the picture of his older brother A. Edgar Haley appeared in last week's Millington Star, Edward G. Haley invited Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. into his office at City Hall for a meet and greet.

New City Manager reflects on his road to position, sets goals for future

By Thomas Sellers Jr. If you’re familiar with Millington, the name Haley has been a part of folklore for decades. Whether it’s A. Edgar Haley, a well-known educator, or his younger brother Edward G. Haley, a longtime political figure in Flag City, the name Haley is well known in these parts. Recently Edward “Ed” Haley […]

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