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SPORTS ALERT: Trojans outlast Bolton to open 2018 victorious Journal West 10 Media releases first ranking for 2018 Let Tri This: 2018 Trojans will have multiple looks as young linemen mature NMCA Homecoming with  Return to Memphis in 2019
 
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SPORTS ALERT: Trojans outlast Bolton to open 2018 victorious

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 93rd season of Millington Trojan Football would begin under the lights of Mooney Bosewell Field with uncertainty. Head Coach Chris Michael would suit up several young players on both sides of the ball. But the evening would have two sure bets. The Bolton Wildcats would provide tough competition in the […]

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Journal West 10 Media releases first ranking for 2018

The Germantown Red Devils were the inaugural Journal West 10 Media Power 10 champions going 10-0 last season. As the 2018 prep football season kicks off Friday night across the state. The Red Devils look prime to defend their crown. Here is the preseason rankings for the teams in our coverage area. The teams from the […]

2018 TRA Rebels Seniors

Let’s Do It Again: Rebels look to improve after memorable 2017 campaign

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Did the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels peak in 2017? If you talk to the coaches and players coming back for 2018, the clear answer is a definite ‘No.’ Last season TRA won seven games in the regular season and earned a home playoff game. Multiple players were named to the All-State team […]

2018 Millington Trojan Seniors

Tri This: 2018 Trojans will have multiple looks as young linemen mature

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Competition has pushed the trio of Tommy Clifton, Zeb Marvin and newcomer Josh Allred to a new level of excellence this past spring and summer. As all three upperclassmen battle for the Millington Trojan quarterback position, Allred, Clifton and Marvin have formed a friendship and understanding of pushing the Trojans to […]

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NMCA Homecoming with Return to Memphis in 2019

Star Staff Reports The National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) will make a return to Memphis International Raceway in Millington thanks to facility upgrades as it’s bringing the spirit and excitement of street-legal drag racing back to its home. The drag competition and car show event is being dubbed “The Memphis Homecoming” and it is happening […]

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Yin & Yang: Cordova restaurateur opens Asian eatery in Collierville

By Graham Sweeney Steven Ni is embracing the culinary past while hoping to forge a new future for Asian cuisine in Collierville. This spring, the local restaurateur opened Tao Asian Cuisine in the spot that previously housed Lee Kan’s Asian Grill, which closed earlier this year. Ni, who has lived in Collierville for 15 years, […]

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Playhouse 51 presents Neil Simon’s God’s Favorite

Star Staff Reports Playhouse 51, Millington’s Community Theater, is opening its 15th season with the Neil Simon comedy God’s Favorite. The comedies of Neil Simon are audience favorites and this will be the third Simon play that Playhouse 51 has done. Performances will be Fridays and Saturdays Aug. 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 […]

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Elvis was plugged by Phillips!

By Otis Griffin “Tell ’em Phillips sent che’.”  That was his trademark heard all over Memphis back in the fifties. Phillips had a love for music, especially rhythm and blues, second to none. Dewey Phillips was born in a small country town outside Adamsville, TN. in 1926, and after serving in the Army, he moved […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Elvis Clones: King paves the way for multifaceted entertainer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Today is the conclusion of Elvis Week 2018. It was 41 years ago on Aug. 16 that an icon of music, Memphis and entertainment passed a-way at Graceland. Elvis Presley has left a huge mark on the work through his sweet tunes, contributions to pop culture and even some of those […]

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Violent Crime Rate Continues to Drop

Star Staff Reports 9Based on preliminary figures from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), major violent crime in Memphis and Shelby County continued to drop during the first half of this year compared to last year, according to the University of Memphis Public Safety Institute and the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission. The mid-year figure builds […]

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Obituaries August 9, 2018

WILLIAM TRAVIS HAWKINS William Travis Hawkins, 97, passed away July 30, 2018. He was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge, a World War II veteran who served in Belgium and Luxemburg, Germany, was a POW, and a member of Faith Assembly of God. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge. CATRICE LAKAY SOMERVILLE Catrice […]

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KNOW YOUR BIZ- Sew Local: Creative Stitches charms Bartlett with custom embroidery, monograms

By Carolyn Bahm A year and a half as a Bartlett business owner has one hometown girl pleased about bringing her embroidery shop back home. Owner Stacy Simmons said her shop specializes in custom embroidery, including monogramming, for individuals who love the customized look and businesses who want to showcase their brand pride. The store […]

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Midsouth Marketplace joins the U-Haul Dealer Network

Star Staff Reports U-Haul Company of Tennessee is pleased to announce that Midsouth Marketplace has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Millington community. Midsouth Marketplace at 8323 Hwy. 51 N. will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment and moving supplies. The arrival of U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 is revolutionizing the moving […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- On The Card: Ranking the best wrestling of all time

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This native Memphian loves wrestling. Let me correct that statement, I love rasslin’. From my grandfathers Ben and Billy passing on the gene to my brothers Carlos, Cordarous and me, the sport of professional wrestling has been vital to my family. That passion brought several names and icons into our home […]

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How Can an Elephant with Autism Gain Self-Respect? Children’s Book ‘Timothy’ Tackles a Big Challenge!

Star Staff Reports Timothy, The Shooting Star is the first book in the Savanna Tales series by educator Dr. Christie Elam. Her series will focus on the unique and sometimes challenging behaviors of children with emotional or behavioral disorders. “I pray that the book will be used as a tool to connect to children who […]

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