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NEWS ALERT: Grammy Award Winning Artist David Phelps Brings Classic Christmas Music Event to Millington FBC

Star Staff Reports To Millington’s First Baptist Church On December 4 NASHVILLE — The unmistakable sound of multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, David Phelps (pictured in attached jpg), will be featured in Millington, TN, on Monday, December 4, at the First Baptist Church, located at 5010 W Union Road. This exciting Classic Christmas concert event begins […]

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Foster’s Family: NFL lineman gives back to the community that help him reach dream

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Ripley High graduate and 10-year NFL player Ramon Foster lives out his dream daily as an guard for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The man known as ‘The Big Ragu’ credits himself reaching the pros to his family and faith built in Tipton and Lauderdale counties. Foster also knows some families just have […]

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Ordinance amends 2018 fiscal year Budget for school funds expenditure

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that amends the 2018 fiscal year Budget to allow expenditure of school funds. Board members took the action during their Nov. 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Frankie Dakin and seconded by Alderman […]

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Thanks Teach! National foundation awards prize to MCHS’ Watkins

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every student, teacher, coach, faculty, staff and administrative member of Millington Central High School was present in the William Osteen Gymnasium Complex Thursday afternoon for a big announcement. All sitting in the venue knew it was a important because Millington Mayor Terry Jones, Millington Municipal School Superintendent Dr. David Roper, Chamber […]

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NEWS ALERT: Millington Christmas Parade to start at 1 p.m. on December 2

Star Staff Reports Join the City of Millington’s Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 2 beginning at 1 p.m. The parade will travel down Navy Road from Newport to Leroy Boatwright Street, previously C Street (now Leroy Boatwright). Prior to the parade there will be a free brunch with Mrs. Claus at the Baker Community Center, […]

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NEWS ALERT: Man struck and killed by train identified

Star Staff Reports Traffic came to a halt at Church Street, Navy Road and Easley Street after a pedestrian was struck by train. The man died from his injuries after being hit by the train earlier this morning about 9 a.m. Authorities identified the man as Scott Thorpe, 51 years old. He was walking on […]

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Ordinance amends City Code for zoning, land-use control

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading this week that amends the Municipal Code for zoning and land-use control. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Al Bell and seconded by Alderman Frankie Dakin. […]

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Two seriously wounded in weekend shooting

Star Staff Reports Two men were transported to Regional One in Memphis after being shot. Around 9:45 Saturday night, the shooting took place at the Commodore Village Apartments, which is located at 4486 Babe Howard Blvd. Millington Police confirmed two men were shot and transported to the hospital in critical condition. According to Millington Public […]

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Military News: Silvis graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Jesse R. Silvis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

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BREAKING NEWS: MCHS’ Watkins wins national teaching award from Milken Foundation

Star Staff Reports Today, two Tennessee educators—Paula Franklin, a Knox County teacher, and Katherine Watkins, a teacher in Millington Municipal Schools—were each awarded $25,000 from the Milken Family Foundation. The awards were presented by Education Commissioner Candice McQueen and Milken Family Foundation Chairman and Co-Founder Lowell Milken at back-to-back surprise ceremonies in Knoxville and Millington, Tenn. […]

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