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Millington Head Coach Chris Michael displays a 2018 Millington Trojan Region 8-4A championship T-shirt.

SPORTS ALERT- Undisputed Champions: Trojans dominant East, win Region 8-4A with perfect record

By Thomas Sellers Jr. With the score 35-0 in favor of Millington by halftime, the Trojan faithful were a few minutes away Friday night from celebrating the program’s first Region championship since 2011. Millington scored two more touchdowns in the season half to defeat the East Mustangs 49-0. Then it was time for the Trojans […]

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Treats & Tributes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A day of recognition began on a somber note in the dining area of the Glen Eagle Clubhouse. As members of the Millington Fire Department, Shelby County Ambulance and Shelby County Fire Department gathered last Friday morning for the 2018 Smith/Lowry Firefighter Appreciation Breakfast, a moment of reflection was dedicated to […]

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Talking Education: School Board candidates discuss issues at Forum in Baker Center

By Bill Short Four of the six candidates for three contested positions on the Millington School Board in the Nov. 6 city elections responded to questions last week during a Forum at Baker Community Center. Co-sponsored on Oct. 15 by The Millington Star and the Jones-Phillips Civic Club, the Forum was moderated by the Rev. […]

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Larry Jackson

Brewer challenging Jackson for School Board Position 6

By Bill Short Position 6 School Board member Larry Jackson, seeking his second term, is being challenged by Austin Brewer in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. A graduate of Millington Central High School, Brewer is enrolled at Christian Brothers University, where he is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in […]

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Wes Wagner

Still Full of Life: Young Life reshapes leadership, continues mission to help teens

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This time last year the Shelby-Tipton County Young Life chapter was in celebration mode as the staff and members continued the mission of delivering Christ to teens. Luke Sadler and crew marked the 10th year of the organization serving the Millington area and expanding throughout North Shelby County and into certain […]

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Lawrence James

Shooting near Navy Base leaves man dead

Star Staff Reports Shooting near Navy Base leaves A man was shot and died from his injuries after a shooting near the Navy Base in Millington this past weekend. According to the Naval Public Affairs Officer Amanda Moreno, officers received reports of an active shooter at the Navy Getaway Cottages near Glen Eagle Golf Course […]

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John Taylor

Murder charge for Taylor after body found at Tracy

Star Staff Reports Last Thursday a body was found near the Shelby-Tipton county line. The one body appeared to be a victim of homicide. The incident  happened at Tracy Road and Highway 14. Although the murder occurred in Shelby County, Tipton County deputies were in the area of Tracy Road and Portersville Road. Tennessee Bureau […]

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Barbara Halliburton

Holsinger challenging Halliburton for School Board Position 5

By Bill Short Position 5 School Board member Barbara Halliburton is being challenged by former member Don Holsinger in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. Holsinger earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in aviation management in 1979 at Southern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration Degree in 2003 at Union University. At Louisiana […]

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Tracking with Thomas:Trojan Pride

Millington Trojan Football legend and current Tampa Bay Bucs fullback Alan Cross displays his new Trojan rubber band last week during the District 15-2A Volleyball Tournament held in the William Osteen Gymnasium on the campus of Millington Central High School. Cross, a 2011 graduate of MCHS, was there to support his alma mater during the […]

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Millington Police Department dispatcher Ana Swanson was diagnosed with breast cancer back in March. Part of her support team in her fight has been her colleagues at the MPD.

Team Ana: Millington Police Department dispatcher takes on the call to fight breast cancer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. From domestic situations to unexpected emergencies, Millington Police Department dispatcher Ana Swanson is no stranger to life-changing moments. But her personal world took an 180-degree turn earlier this year when doctors detected a lump in her breast. Swanson, 61, had a new challenge in her life. “I found out March 4 […]

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