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Hall of Fame Night: MCHS will induct Class of 2017 Friday

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since 2013 Millington Central High School has recognized its rich athletic history by honoring teams, coaches, players and outstanding contributors. The brainchild of MCHS Assistant Principal Beth Hale, the Trojan Athletic Hall of Fame has been star-studded with some past inductees like Tommy Harrison, Tausean Holmes, Nancy Norwood, Chris Michael, 1928 […]

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Request for Proposals: School Board will seek new bids on revised Performing Arts Center

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted last week to seek new bids for construction of a proposed Performing Arts Center based on revised architectural plans. Board members took the action during their Sept. 5 monthly meeting on a motion offered by Chris Denson and seconded by Mark Coulter. The motion was passed by […]

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Go Millington Go!

Millington Municipal Schools recently announce that each school will be participating in the 12th year of the “Go Jim Go!” fundraiser for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. The fundraiser drive will take place Sept. 27 through Oct. 4. More information about Go Jim Go can be found on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/gojimgoforlebonheur/

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Real vs. Really? Two days of fun at the 28th edition of Goat Days

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 28th annual International Goat Days Family Festival kicked off Friday evening with the annual parade. Millington Mayor Terry Jones officially opened the 2017 edition of Goat Days after the National Anthem from Brighton Elementary’s Deon Christian. With ideal weather conditions, families started to file into the USA Stadium Complex by […]

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Pedestrian bridge removal underway over Navy at Hornet

The closure of Navy Road began Sept. 6 for the removal of the old pedestrian bridge that crosses Navy Road at Hornet Avenue. A detour has been provided via Attu Street. Motorist are asked to plan accordingly as the detour will be put into use until October.

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Master Plan Advisory Committee members respond to survey prepared by consultants

By Bill Short Members of the Millington Master Plan Advisory Committee recently responded to a survey that was prepared and conducted by consultants for the plan. The survey results were presented by Dexter Muller, owner of Pinnacle Planning Advisers in Bartlett, during the committee’s second monthly meeting on Aug. 28 in the Baker Community Center. […]

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Municipal Systems’ Report Card

By Caroline Bauman & Laura Faith Kebede Three years after breaking off from Memphis schools, most of Shelby County’s six suburban school systems showed modest improvements on state test scores for high schools — and one outpaced all districts across Tennessee. Germantown Municipal School District had the highest gains of high schoolers passing the state’s […]

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Guilty Plea: Former InSouth Bank Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Almost $900,000

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — A former bank employee has pled guilty to embezzlement. Lawrence J. Laurenzi, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the plea Aug. 29. Lauren Melissa McDivitt, 46, of Covington, appeared before United States District Judge Sheryl H. Lipman and entered a guilty plea to a one-count information […]

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Steay rain last Thursday led to flooded areas in Lyons Park near the White Oak neighborhood in Millington.

Hurricane Harvey Remnants hit the Mid-South

Star Staff Reports The record-setting statistics of Hurricane Harvey were a regular part of the news cycle last week. The devastation from the tropical storm hit the Houston, Texas area causing more than 50 deaths, billions of dollars of damage and never-before-seen flood levels. It was last Thursday the remnants of Harvey finally started to […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Special night for TRA Football honors Lauren Moody

Star Staff Reports Tipton-Rosemark Academy Head Coach Colin Pinner confirmed this afternoon that Friday night’s home against Greenfield will be a part of the school recognizing September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and paying tribute to the late Lauren Moody. Moody passed away after her battle with cancer in December 2015. This would have been […]

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