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Driving legend Millican helps brings B.R.A.K.E.S. to Millington Collierville jumps back into Power 10 after win over St. George SPORTS ALERT: Fayette Academy validates standing against Tipton-Rosemark Academy Love The Season 2018 Snapshots Trojans vs. Craigmont
 
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Driving legend Millican helps brings B.R.A.K.E.S. to Millington

The national free teen defensive driving program B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) will head to Memphis International Raceway on Saturday and Sunday, October 20-21. Sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Utilizing vehicles provided by Kia Motors, the B.R.A.K.E.S. program offers teens extensive behind-the-wheel instruction by […]

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Collierville jumps back into Power 10 after win over St. George’s

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 2018 see how the poll shakes out. Here are the rankings heading into Week 10. WEEK TEN 1. Germantown (8-0) (W 31-0 @ White […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Fayette Academy validates standing against Tipton-Rosemark Academy

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Back in July Tipton-Rosemark Academy Head Coach Collin Pinner addressed the press on Rebels’ Media Day. In the hot sun, Pinner said the team that had a chance to scorch the competition in Division II-A West Region in 2018 was Fayette Academy. The Vikings made the voyage to Rosemark Friday night […]

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Love & Payne: Millington’s Smith takes full advantage of senior year, honors brother’s memory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The coaching staffs of the Millington Trojans, Metro Trojans and SYS Trojans educate their players on the meaning of the No. 87. But one Trojan varsity player came into the program earlier this year an expert on the late Dana Payne. Entering his senior year at Millington Central High School, Payne’s […]

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The Season 2018 Snapshots Trojans vs. Craigmont

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Still Full of Life: Young Life reshapes leadership, continues mission to help teens

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This time last year the Shelby-Tipton County Young Life chapter was in celebration mode as the staff and members continued the mission of delivering Christ to teens. Luke Sadler and crew marked the 10th year of the organization serving the Millington area and expanding throughout North Shelby County and into certain […]

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Shooting near Navy Base leaves man dead

Star Staff Reports Shooting near Navy Base leaves A man was shot and died from his injuries after a shooting near the Navy Base in Millington this past weekend. According to the Naval Public Affairs Officer Amanda Moreno, officers received reports of an active shooter at the Navy Getaway Cottages near Glen Eagle Golf Course […]

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Murder charge for Taylor after body found at Tracy

Star Staff Reports Last Thursday a body was found near the Shelby-Tipton county line. The one body appeared to be a victim of homicide. The incident  happened at Tracy Road and Highway 14. Although the murder occurred in Shelby County, Tipton County deputies were in the area of Tracy Road and Portersville Road. Tennessee Bureau […]

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The Big Bounce America 2018 Tour rolls into Memphis International Raceway from Oct. 19-21

Star Staff Reports The biggest bounce house in the world is coming! The Guinness World Records’ titleholder features 10,000 square feet of inflatable elation, with a structure forty times the size of an average bounce house. The Big Bounce America will visit the Memphis International Raceway in Millington, from October 19 through the 21. The […]

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Perry and Carrie Welch just recently celebrated their 18th anniversary in business with the Old Millington Vineyard and Winery this month.

Has Bite: Old Millington Winery celebrates nearly 20 years in business, prepares for holiday rush

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Old Millington Vineyard & Winery co-owner Perry Welch is celebrating another birthday on Oct. 18. He will join his wife and fellow Winery owner Carrie some time this month to commemorate the opening of their business 18 years ago. Back in the late 1990s, the couple saw a chance to grow […]

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Obituaries October 11, 2018

MARY CUNNINGHAM Mary Cunningham , 92, died Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at her home in Bartlett. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Memphis Funeral Home (Bartlett). ROBERT OWEN HARDY Robert Owen Hardy, 47, died October 3, 2018, at Regional Medical Center. The family received friends on Monday, Oct. 8 and funeral service […]

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Public Safety October 11, 2018

Fire Reports Alarm System Activated Sept. 23- 8484 Wilkinsville Road; Service Call, Other Sept. 26- 4781 Saratoga Avenue; Alarm System Sounded Sept. 27- 8490 Highway 51 North; Person in Distress Sept. 28- 4522 Bill Knight Avenue; 3675 Sykes Road; Emergency Medical Call Sept. 23- 8615 Rankin Branch Road; 4853 Bill Knight Avenue;8055 Highway 51 North; […]

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Holsinger challenging Halliburton for School Board Position 5

By Bill Short Position 5 School Board member Barbara Halliburton is being challenged by former member Don Holsinger in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. Holsinger earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in aviation management in 1979 at Southern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration Degree in 2003 at Union University. At Louisiana […]

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Tracking with Thomas:Trojan Pride

Millington Trojan Football legend and current Tampa Bay Bucs fullback Alan Cross displays his new Trojan rubber band last week during the District 15-2A Volleyball Tournament held in the William Osteen Gymnasium on the campus of Millington Central High School. Cross, a 2011 graduate of MCHS, was there to support his alma mater during the […]

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Millington Police Department dispatcher Ana Swanson was diagnosed with breast cancer back in March. Part of her support team in her fight has been her colleagues at the MPD.

Team Ana: Millington Police Department dispatcher takes on the call to fight breast cancer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. From domestic situations to unexpected emergencies, Millington Police Department dispatcher Ana Swanson is no stranger to life-changing moments. But her personal world took an 180-degree turn earlier this year when doctors detected a lump in her breast. Swanson, 61, had a new challenge in her life. “I found out March 4 […]

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