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Architect Chosen: School Board to negotiate contract for study to renovate Civic Center

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted unanimously this week to negotiate a contract with an architectural firm for a study of possible renovations to the Harvell Civic Center. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Roger Christopher and seconded by Chairman Cody Childress. […]

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Helping Hands: FUMC Food Pantry Receives more than 7,000 pounds in donations

By Linda Cooper Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect non-perishable food items donated to food pantries across the country by their postal customers, who participate in the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive — the largest one-day food drive […]

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Burton Wins Memphis 125 Presented by AutoZone

By Walter Bruce Hale On Saturday evening, Harrison Burton won the inaugural Memphis 125 presented by AutoZone at the Memphis International Raceway in Millington. He took the lead, in his Dex Imaging Toyota, with 19 laps to go, after Todd Gilliland had a tire go down. It was Harrison’s third win in the last 4 […]

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Millington School Board member Mackin resigns from Trezevant

Star Staff Reports Millington School Board member Ronnie Mackin made headlines in Memphis last week announcing his resignation as principal of Trezevant High School in Memphis. Mackin released a six-page resignation letter Thursday with allegations ranging from inappropriate sexual relationships between school employees, accused the former head football coach of paying players to play for […]

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NEWS ALERT: Shelby County Community Services to screen for utility assistance

Star Staff Reports Shelby County Community Services Agency is screening for utility assistance through June 8, 2017. These screenings are for utility assistance only and are not related to storm damage customers may have received following the May 27 straight line winds that moved through Shelby County. Customers needing more information are to call CSA […]

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Board approves proposal for inspecting, cleaning Underground Water Reservoir

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution approving a proposal for inspection and cleaning of the city’s Underground Water Reservoir. Board members took the action during their May 8 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Don Lowry and seconded by Alderman Al Bell. The […]

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STORM UPDATE: Replacement SNAP Benefits Available to Current Program Participants

Star Staff Reports NASHVILLE – Shelby County residents currently enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (or SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps) who lost power for 12 hours or more may be eligible for replacement benefits. Shelby County residents who are not enrolled in the SNAP program are not eligible to receive SNAP replacement […]

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It’s time to come together Trojans

Star Staff Reports Only a few days remain for all Millington Central High School Trojans to RSVP for the MCHS All Class Reunion; The event is scheduled to take play, Friday, June 9 from 6-10 p.m. at the Mirimichi Golf Course-Outdoor Patio Deck. “If you haven’t responded yet, there’s still time to join more than […]

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NEWS ALERT: Storms damage North Shelby County Saturday night

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — Emergency crews estimate more than 30 homes and businesses throughout Shelby County received damage from last night’s storm. Powerlines and trees are still down throughout the county which have left tens of thousands without electricity and have created hazardous driving conditions. “City of Memphis agencies are working as quickly as […]

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Honor Memorial Day at Northridge Woodhaven

Star Staff Reports The American Legion is working with the Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery and Funeral Home in planning a Memorial Day observance at the Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery on Highway 51 North in Millington on May 29 at 10 a.m. The ceremony includes a somber observance and remembrance of all those killed during all the wars […]

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