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Trojan Soccer showing signs of progress Griffin inducted into Union Hall of Fame Cougars earn sweep of rival Brighton Centerpiece: Brighotn Helton earns his spot at Bethel Millington
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Trojan Soccer showing signs of progress

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojan Soccer team entered the week of April 10 with a 4-4 record and solid position in district. Head Coach William Carter knew his Trojans were be tested during the week traveling to Brighton and welcoming the Southwind Jaguars to town. The road game at Brighton was action-packed with […]

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Griffin inducted into Union Hall of Fame

Star Staff Reports Otis F. Griffin was born in Charleston, to Otis M. and Edna Faulk Griffin. Soon thereafter, they moved to Rosemark, where he attended grammar school. The friends he made at Rosemark remain his close friends today. After Rosemark, he attended Bolton High School, where he was an outstanding basketball player, as evidenced […]

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Cougars earn sweep of rival Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In his first year with the Munford Cougars, Scotty Yount has preached the simple philosophy to his players of taking care of the little things while worrying about self. That mindset came in handy April 10 on the Brighton Baseball Field with the game tied 2-2 after one inning of action. […]

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Centerpiece: Brighotn Helton earns his spot at Bethel

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brayden Helton took to his usual position this morning. But instead of the football field, when Helton took to the center of the formation he was holding a pen – not a football. Brighton Cardinals Head Football Coach Robin Jacobs has trusted Helton the last three years to hike the ball […]

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Millington’s Sanders heading to CBU Softball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the first time in her Millington Central High School coaching career, Whitney Horton hosted a signing ceremony. The second-year skipper of the Lady Trojans helped senior Marquisha Sanders celebrate her signing to Christian Brother University. Sanders was joined by her family mother Mekeshia, siblings Keundra, Tyeisha and Chris, nephew Zayne […]

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NEWS ALERT: Dunham’s Sports opening in Millington

Star Staff Reports Dunham’s Sports, one of the nation’s largest sporting goods chains, is pleased to invite Millington, and the surrounding communities to its grand opening weekend. The ribbon cutting will be hosted on Friday, April 21 at 9 a.m. at the new 8540 Highway 51 North location. Store hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to […]

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U.S. Supreme Court changing

By David Peel Whatever your opinion on President Donald Trump, it is clear that he will be changing the face of the U.S. Supreme Court for generations to come. Justice Neil Gorsuch was recently sworn in and became the 113th person to serve on the highest U.S. court. He replaces Justice Scalia who died earlier […]

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Calendar of Events April 20, 2017

Month of  April *Millington Public Library located 4858 Navy Road is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 872-1585 or visit www.millingtonpubliclibrary.org. Celebrating more than 50 years of library service, the MPL is available for businesses looking for a place […]

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Apostolic Church of Millington to host 60th Anniversary: Honoring our Pastors – Past and Present

Star Staff Reports The Apostolic Church of Millington, formally known as the First United Pentecostal Church of Millington, cordially invites the community to join with us as we honor our rich history and celebrate our 60th Church Anniversary, along with honoring our pastors – past and present. This exciting weekend will start with a reception […]

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NEWS ALERT: Citywide cleanup moved to April 29

Millington Citywide Cleanup organizer Tom Mashour announced today because of the forecast of rain this Saturday, the event will move to April 29. The annual Millington Citywide Cleanup will start at 8 a.m. in Aycock Park. There are volunteer opportunities available especially for area high school students. It will count as 4 volunteer hours. For […]

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Public Notice

REQUEST FOR BIDS AND RFPS   Sealed bids and proposals will be received at Millington City Hall, 7930 Nelson Rd, Millington, TN 38053 and opened immediately thereafter, for:   Bid #2017-3 – Due May 1, 2017 at 2 PM CHEMICALS FOR WATER & SEWER SYSTEMS RFP # 2017-1 – Due May 2, 2017 at 2 […]

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Public Safety April 13, 2017

City Court Reports March 28, 2017 Fines Richard B Cooper – 1083 Leath Street, Memphis, criminal trespass, $50 fine plus cost Parker L Warren – 6824 US Highway 51 North, Millington, possession of drug paraphernalia, $250 fine plus cost Hearing Waiver Bind Over Michael J Gibson – 1518 Centrail Trail, Southaven, driving under the influence, […]

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Midsouth Marketplace growing with unique combination

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Where can you go in Millington to see five decades of pinball machines? The same spot where you can buy classic materials, latest fashion or items to decorate your home. In three months the Midsouth Marketplace located at 8323 Highway 51 North is becoming the destination for area residents looking for […]

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Happy Days are coming courtesy of MEF

Star Staff Reports In the fall of 2016, the Millington Education Foundation distributed $20,000 in grants to teachers in the four Millington schools. In the course of three years, the foundation has given out $45,000 to enhance the ongoing education of our area students. This kind of support would not be possible without the help […]

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Roller coaster week for Lady Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Softball’s roller coaster ride took the Millington Lady Trojans on some extreme highs and a couple of deep lows this past week. The Lady Trojans finished the week of April 3-7 with a 15-4 victory over MHEA at Miles Park. Millington traveled to Haywood County Tuesday night and dominated winning 11-0 […]

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