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On the Ballot 2018: Bell unopposed for second term as Alderman in Position 2

By Bill Short Position 2 Alderman Al Bell is unopposed for a second term in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. Bell attended Shelby State Community College, where he received certification as an EMT/paramedic. He is retired from the Memphis Fire Department as a firefighter/paramedic supervisor. A member of the Southwest Tennessee Building Officials Association, […]

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USA Stadium to host annual Goat Days this weekend

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 29th Annual International Goat Days Festival will be held this Friday and Saturday at USA Stadium Complex. The opening ceremony kicks off with the Worlds Greatest Goat Parade at 5:30 p.m. and gates open at 6 p.m. The event is $5 per car. Festival gates will be open from 6–10 […]

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Munford Football Booster Club President Russell Ross and MHS Principal Dr. Courtney Fee present Munford legend Johnnie Jones with an official game ball during halftime of the M&M Bowl in honor of Jones' Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame induction.

Johnnie on the Spot: Munford’s Jones recognized by hometown for Hall of Fame induction

Star Staff Reports On Friday night, Munford High School and the Munford Cougar Football program recognized Johnnie H. Jones III for his recent induction into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. Last November the Class of 2018 was announced featuring Joe Allison, Allan Houston, Raleigh McKenzie, Reggie McKenzie, Tim Mack, George Quarles, Chuck Kriese, Jackie […]

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Bethany Huffman

Huffman unopposed for third term as Alderman in Position 1

By Bill Short Position 1 Alderman Bethany K. Huffman is unopposed for a third term in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. A 1990 graduate of The University of Memphis, she has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in accounting. Since 2003, she has been the owner of Huffman CPA in Millington. […]

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Earl Farrell

SPOTLIGHT MILLINGTON: Radio station to feature Flag City for a week in September

Star Staff Reports KWAM Talk Radio, Voice for the Mid-South, will be shining a spotlight on The City Of Millington the week of Sept. 3 during it’s drive time talk show with Earle Farrell. The show will highlight the business and residential community of Millington, through feature interviews with business owners, community leaders and government […]

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NEWS ALERT: Homer Skelton Ford Millington to sponsor Drive for Trojans

Star Staff Reports Millington Central High School will participate in Drive for the Trojans Sept. 7 from 1 to 7 p.m. in front of the school located at 8050 West Street, in Millington. The event is sponsored by Homer Skelton Ford Millington. Makes plans to attend and help raise money for MCHS. For more information, […]

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$2 million ticket sold in Millington

Star Staff Reports A pair of  Tennessee Powerball players are now millionaires. One of the winning tickets was sold in Millington. The buyer won $2 million, and a player in Brentwood won $1 million playing Mega Millions. The Powerball winner won by matching five of six numbers that were drawn, which is a $1 million […]

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Body found in Orgill Park lake

Star Staff Reports The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office started an investigation Saturday after a drowning at a lake in Millington. The body of a male was found in the lake at the Edmund Orgill Park located in the 9000 block of Bethuel Road. The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning. […]

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Larry Dagen

Petitions Filed: City election ballot will have 11 candidates for 8 positions

By Bill Short With 11 candidates seeking eight positions on the ballot, the Nov. 6 Millington city elections will feature only three contested races. The candidates filed their qualifying petitions before the deadline at noon last Thursday in the Shelby County Election Commission Office. Aldermen Bethany Huffman, Al Bell and Larry Dagen are unopposed for […]

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Start Roland: Millington native named executive director of Chamber of Commerce

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Whether a business owner or Shelby County Commissioner, the sight of Terry Roland at a Millington Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon was routine. But at the latest gathering with the Chamber held Aug. 7 at the Millington Family YMCA, Roland was kind of the man of the hour. Before getting to […]

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