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2016-17 Fall & Winter Stars of the Season

Football Offensive Star of the Season Malik Mathews The Brighton senior overcame injuries to have a stellar 2016 campaign. Mathews leadership on and off the field helped the Cardinals finished second in league to earn a home playoff game. Mathews was an all-purpose athlete on the offensive side finishing in the top 5 in receiving […]

Sanders All Star Team

Primetime Sanders

Last week the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association All-Star Game was played  at Trevecca Nazarene featured teams of Middle, East and West Tennessee. Millington Lady Trojans Head Coach Whitney Horton traveled with her senior All-Star Marquisha Sanders. Sanders played in the outfield and batted near the top of the lineup during West Tennessee All-Stars two games. […]

Father's Day Jones

Like Father, Like Daughter

One of the most decorated athletes to come through Munford, Tenn., was Johnnie Jones. The legendary Munford running back reached the University of Tennessee from 1981-84 sitting records and eventually the NFL playing for the Seattle Seahawks. This past Sunday on Father’s Day his daughter Johnna Jones gave her trainer, motivator, instructor, friend and Dad […]

Xen Penny Award 6-8

Xen Mastering

Former Tipton-Rosemark Academy standout Xen Penny had one of the best seasons in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Penny was an outfielder for Rowan College at Burlington County Barons. He was named the MVP for this past season. Penny hit .420 in 37 games with 26 RBIs. He scored 30 runs and stole 6 […]

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Wilder and Wilder: Sisters on Team Tennessee at National Junior Rodeo

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Wilder sisters are getting ready for Nationals. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy duo of Anna and Emma Kate Wilder are heading off to Lebanon June 18-24 for the National Junior High Rodeo Finals after competing in the Tennessee Junior High Rodeo. Anna reached the largest junior high rodeo in the Ribbon Roping […]

MILNEWS Ty Cooper 6-15

Cooper graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tyvon D. Cooper graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four […]

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Fee new book 6-15

Former Star Reporter releases next book in series

Star Staff Reports Former The Millington Star reporter Vickie Fee and her husband, former Star Editor John, are heading back home from Michigan this week. Fee will be a couple of events in the Memphis this week promoting her latest book “One Fete in the Grave” which came out May 30. “I’m doing a signing […]

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Hamm Graduates from Bethel University

MCKENZIE — Braindi Adele Hamm of Millington graduated from Bethel University during the school’s Spring 2017 Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 6 at the school’s main campus in McKenzie. Hamm received a Master of Arts in Education. Celebrating 175 years of service, Bethel University is a four-year university offering bachelor’s, master’s and associate degrees through […]

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Bond Issue Request: School Board approves Capital Projects Budget for its 2018 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has unanimously approved its Capital Projects Budget for the 2018 fiscal year that includes a request for a $5 million bond issue. Board members took the action during their June 5 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by C. J. Haley and seconded by Roger Christopher. During […]

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Calendar of Events June 15, 2017

Month of June *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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Generations of Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. From Larry Reed representing the Class of 1955 to Marissa Hunt of 2013, the Millington Central High School Trojans rolled down the hill to the Mirimichi Golf Course-Outdoor Patio Deck. As the sunset painted an orange glow over the soft green surroundings, several MCHS alumni enjoyed drinks, Rendezvous barbecue and catching […]

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Simply The Best: Area schools represented across state in softball

Star Staff Reports The Millington Star coverage area has been well represented across the state in softball postseason honors. For the All-State team to All-Star games, players from Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Brighton, Munford and Millington made the rosters. In Jackson, 33 seniors from West Tennessee participated in the 2017 West Tennessee High School All-Star Softball Game […]

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Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Munford

Star Staff Reports Residents living in and around the Munford can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Munford Baptist Church will host this community event on July 26. The site is located at 1253 Munford Ave. in Munford. Screenings can […]

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Colton Hathcock Draft

BREAKING NEWS: Hathcock goes in Round 15 of MLB Draft

Star Staff Reports Former Brighton Cardinal and Memphis Tiger pitching standout Colton Hathcock has been selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Hathcock was the 446 pick of the draft to the National League’s Colorado Rockies. The right-hand ace is heading into the Rockies’ farm system. Hathcock graduated from Brighton in 2014 and signed […]

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2017 Millington Star Athlete of the Year Nominations

The Millington Star is announcing the six finalists for Male and Female Athlete of the Year. The finalist must be part of the junior or senior class competing in more than one TSSAA sport during the 2016-17 school calendar. The winners of the awards will be announced in July. Male Candidates Aaron Alston The Brighton […]

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