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Come See Millington: Flag City’s history on display in Downtown Memphis

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Some of the names mentioned were Huffman, Wages, Roland, Harvell, Howard, Osteen and Baker. Businesses like the DuPont, Millington Telephone and The Millington Star were referenced. And establishments from Millington Central High School to USA Stadium to the NSA Mid-South to Jones Orchard were part of the historic display […]

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Melba Mission 5

Melba’s Mission: Local educator gets a ‘Life’ lesson in Mexico

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Elementary SPED Secretary Melba Tross recently joined her spiritual family from Life Church East Memphis on a mission trip to Mexico. From May 29 to June 5, Tross and a group of 11 others participated in mission activities in Morelia, Mexico. Tross and the other missionaries washed and cleaned streets. […]

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Preliminary Data: Consultants for proposed new Master Plan present statistical information to committee

By Bill Short Consultants on a proposed new 20-year Master Plan for Millington presented preliminary data for the city last week to a recently appointed Advisory Committee. Dexter Muller, owner of Pinnacle Planning Advisers in Bartlett, and Charles Goforth, planning consultant for Millington, discussed the statistical information during the committee’s July 24 “kickoff” meeting in […]

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2007 Trojan Football headlines Class of 2017 inductees

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 Millington Central High School Athletic Hall of Fame class has been released. The five new inductees will be celebrated this year on Sept. 22 at Mooney Bosewell Field during the Millington Trojans vs. Raleigh-Egypt Pharaohs game. This year’s new Hall of Famers are Aisha “Ice” Adams, Jimmy Cannon, Jasmine […]

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BRAVO Dance Champs 7-27

BRAVO Millington!

Renegade Dance, formerly Millington School of Dance, took home two National Championships earlier this month in Ames, Iowa at the Bravo Dance Competition. Mandy Hedstrom was named Director of the Year. Renegade Dance is located at 7911 C Street in Millington. For more information, call 590-9334. Renegade Dance champions are Abby Carlisle, Abigail Fields, Adelyn […]

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Body found dead in Walmart parking lot

Star Staff Reports The Millington Police Department found the body of a  25-year-old man deceased outside a the Millington Walmart last Saturday. The incident happened around 5:45 p.m. at the 8445 Highway 51 North location. Later the body was identified as Alexx Loutzenhiser. At the time of the discovery, investigators were still trying to figure out […]

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NEWS ALERT: Breast Cancer walk scheduled for October 22

Star Staff Reports Millington area residents are urged to add Sunday, October 22 to their calendars for the 17th annual American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The regional event, which returns to the Liberty Bowl, helps to create a world without breast cancer. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the non-competitive 5K […]

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Storm Clean Up

NEWS ALERT: August 15 is Last Day for Storm Debris Removal in Unincorporated Areas of Shelby County

Star Staff Reports Road crews with Shelby County Road and Bridges will soon end their special pickup of downed trees caused by the violent storm on Memorial Day weekend. Since June, County public works crews have removed trees and limbs no longer than eight (8) feet placed at the curbside. “Many citizens in the unincorporated […]

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Five Below coming

NEWS ALERT: Five Below coming to Shoppes of Millington Farms

Star Staff Reports Coming near a Petco and Ross near you Millington will be Five Below. This spring it was announced the discount retailer would be the latest addition to the Shoppes of Millington Farms. The store will be located at 8490 Highway 51 North in the shopping center. The permit was submitted May 25 […]

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Pro Baseball in Millington

NUPBL opening ceremony scheduled for early August

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The National Urban Professional Baseball League is hosting the USA Stadium Baseball Inauguration Ceremony on Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. at the USA Stadium Complex located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd in Millington. This will give the public a chance to meet the National Urban Professional Baseball League leadership team and […]

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