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Naval Support Activity Mid-South conducts pinning ceremony at Millington’s Crosspointe Baptist Church

By Amanda Rae Moreno Sailors from various commands at Naval Support Activity Mid-South donned khaki uniforms, combination covers, and fouled anchor collar devices for the first time during a Chief Petty Officer pinning ceremony last Friday. The chiefs’ pinning ceremony is a tradition unique to the Navy and dates back to the foundation of the […]

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Larry Dagen

Dagen unopposed for third term as Alderman in Position 4

By Bill Short Position 4 Alderman Larry Dagen is unopposed for a third term in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. After graduating from Millington Central High School in 1976, Dagen attended Shelby State Community College on a baseball scholarship from 1977-78. He has been a small business owner and operator in Millington since 1989. […]

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Marlon Evans

NEWS ALERT: Millington School Board Candidate Forum scheduled for Oct. 15

The 2018 Millington School Board Candidate Forum presented by Jones-Phillip Civic Organization and The Millington Star will be held Oct. 15 at the Baker Community Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the forum begin 30 minutes later for the three contested races for the Millington School Board. The event will be moderated by […]

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MCHS Penny Wars

TRACKING WITH THOMAS: Ongoing War

The 2018 Millington Central High School Penny Wars took place last week and concludes today in support of Go Jim Go and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. The event includes all four classes from 2019 to 2022. Last Wednesday during lunch, the Class of 2021 jumped out to a big lead in donations with […]

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Mario Reed Honored

Reed Honored

Millington Municipal Schools Superintendent Bo Griffin and his son Eli present MCHS Alumni and Trojan Football legend Mario Reed with a special award for his courage and perseverance since suffering an injury on the field in 1997. Reed has gone on to author books, give inspiration speeches and make a film about his life. The […]

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John Crisp

Crisp unopposed for open seat in Alderman Position 3

By Bill Short Jon Crisp is the unopposed candidate for the open seat in Alderman Position 3 in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. Position 3 is currently occupied by Frankie Dakin, who is not seeking re-election. A 1975 graduate of Millington Central High School, Crisp served as an adjunct professor in the Kemmons Wilson […]

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Goat Yoga 2

GOATS! GOATS! GOATS!

The 29th Annual International Goat Days Festival had a steady flow of traffic throughout the weekend at USA Stadium in Millington. The 2018 event kicked off with the World’s Greatest Goat Parade Friday evening. Just moments after the gates opened, baby James Vester was the first to greet Skye the goat from Brighton. There was […]

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Cast your ballot now for MCHS Hall of Fame 2018

Star Staff Reports Millington Central High School began its Athletic Hall of Fame back in 2013 inducting 12 members on the Mooney Boswell Field. In recent years the event has been moved to the Hall of Fame game to begin the basketball season with such Trojan legends like Tausean “Mr. Football” Holmes, former Millington Basketball […]

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Al Bell

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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2018 Goat Days Preview 9-6

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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