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SPORTS ALERT: Germantown No. 1 heading into Whitehaven showdown, Cougars and Cards ranked heading championship showdown SPORTS UPDATE: Panthers comeback to beat Trojans, Millington to play East this Thursday SPORTS ALERT: Briarcrest leaps frog Munford in rankings after big MUS win SPORTS ALERT: TRA SPORTS ALERT: Vikings out run Rebels for victory
 
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SPORTS ALERT: Germantown No. 1 heading into Whitehaven showdown, Cougars and Cards ranked heading championship showdown

Introducing the Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Rankings The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible. Each week throughout the 2017 see how the poll shakes out. Here are the rankings heading into Week 11. WEEK ELEVEN 1. Germantown (9-0) (W 42-6 Memphis […]

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SPORTS UPDATE: Panthers comeback to beat Trojans, Millington to play East this Thursday

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Most Friday nights, the turning point of a football game might be debatable. But most living Mooney Bosewell Field in Millington Friday night on either side of the stadium would pinpoint the interception of Bartlett Panther Kyler Allen as the biggest moment. Allen snatched a deflected pass from Millington Trojan quarterback […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Briarcrest leaps frog Munford in rankings after big MUS win

Introducing the Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Rankings The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible. Each week throughout the 2017 see how the poll shakes out. Here are the rankings heading into Week 10. WEEK TEN 1. Germantown (8-0) (W 45-35 White […]

TRA Sub-State

SPORTS ALERT: TRA’s run ends in Sub-State, Concord heading back to State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Maybe it was bus lag or the fact the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels were primed to make school history, but the Concord Christian School Lady Lions found themselves behind 23-17 in the first set. The Division II-A Sub-State game was going the way of the host Lady Rebels Saturday afternoon in […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Vikings out run Rebels for victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. SOMERVILLE — Tipton-Rosemark Academy has enjoyed a playoff streak the past four years. But the last time the Rebels hosted a postseason game was during the George W. Bush administration. So the mission was simple entering Friday night’s game at the Fayette Academy Vikings — win and secure a November game […]

Madea Minnie Lou

SOCIAL COMMENTARY: Meaning of Madea is no laughing matter

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The names are Alma Springfield and Minnie Lou Johnson. But to all those they loved and influenced, the women were simply known as Madea. The term Madea once stood for the strongest matriarchal figure in a Black family. Once an honorable title for a sage, seasoned mother figure in the African-American […]

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Public Notice

Millington Municipal schools The Millington Board of Education will hold a special called meeting, at Millington City Hall Chambers, on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 6:00p.m. for discussion and possible action on the Superintendent’s contract. _______________________________________________________________________

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Sub State finale

Shots from Sub-State: Millington vs. Jackson South Side with State berth on the line

Here are some snaps courtesy of The Millington Star from the historic night in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

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SPORTS UPDATE: Best season in Millington Volleyball history comes to an end

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Two teams entered the William Osteen Gymnasium one step away from their preseason goals. The host and Region 8-2A champs Millington Lady Trojans were riding an emotional high of winning the school’s first Regional championship. Meanwhile, Thursday night represented a chance for a piece of history for Jackson South Side’s senior […]

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Rebels, Cougars bounce back, Cardinals streak ends

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels bounced back in a huge way after losing their first game the previous week to Davidson Academy. TRA traveled to Clarksville Academy this past Friday night and dropped 19 points in the first quarter and added 22 more points before halftime to prevail 68-29. The Rebels (6-1) […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety October 12, 2017

Arrests Sept. 27- 26-year-old Memphis male charged with unlawful carrying or possession of a weapon; 20-year-old Flint, Mich., female charged with theft of property $500 or more; Sept. 28- 32-year-old Millington male charged with domestic assault; 24-year-old Brighton male charged with failure to appear; 44-year-old Munford male charged with domestic assault; Sept. 29- 39-year-old Memphis […]

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Munford DECA News 10-12

MHS DECA Implores Community to Practice Helmet Safety

Star Staff Reports Munford High School DECA is running a public relations campaign about the importance of ATV helmet safety. The campaign, “Big or Small-Helmets are for All,” has participation from the entire chapter and is being led by chapter officers, Lainey Moody and Chris Watson. This campaign hits close to home as many in […]

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Guns N’ Hoses: MPD takes on MFD in charity softball game this Friday

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Fall break and the Millington Trojan Football team has a bye week. So if residents of Millington are looking for something worthwhile to do and see one of the oldest friendly rivalries under lights, head out to the historic USA Stadium this Friday night for the 2017 Millington Fire and Police […]

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Millington’s Fall Festival Coming Soon

Star Staff Reports Join Millington Arts Recreation & Parks for the annual Fall Festival Oct. 28. “We will first kickoff the Fall Festival doing Yoga with Jennifer Williams Fields,” Millington Recreation Leader Alex Harris said. “We will also have a bouncy house for the kids, The Fiesta Wagon food truck will be there for lunch, […]

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Motor Madness Event 10-12

Mid-South Motor Madness Car Show coming Oct. 28

Star Staff Reports The Navy Mid-South Motor Madness Car Show will be held Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Naval Support Activity Mid-South located at 7950 Memphis Street (N-82 Gym parking lot just off Navy Road). Scheduled is a free concert, beer tent, food trucks, trunk or treat and outdoor games […]

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