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Millington Mayhem 5 set for Saturday Night

Star Staff Reports Pokerface Events and New Stars Wrestling (NSW) Owner, Quenton “Pokerface” Williams, has announced the date and location of the Fourth Annual Millington Mayhem pro wrestling event. “It’s that time again,” Williams said. “I am please to announce that the biggest wrestling event to be hosted in Millington will happen on April 21 […]

Currie’s Power: Brighton spark plug ignites her way to Dyersburg

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Now known as “The Change Over,” back in 2015 it was just a group of fresh faces trying to validate a veteran coach’s confidence in them. Off to a slow start in 2015, the Brighton Lady Cardinals needs a boost, a shot in the arm some fresh blood. One of the […]

Peaks & Valleys: Millington Softball endures some pains, experiences a few joys

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — A roller coaster has peaks and valleys, moments of high intensity and a very lows that will almost lure you asleep. That means one of the oldest sports clichés applied to the Millington Lady Trojans week of April 9-13. Millington wrapped up the five-day period on the dirt of […]

West’s Redemption: Lady Rebels emerge in extra-inning thriller over Lady Eagles

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Through four innings, the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels displayed moments of brilliance building a 3-0 advantage over the Jackson Christian Lady Eagles. TRA Head Coach Johnie Sanfratello would be the first to tell you April 9 from the Lady Rebel Field home dugout the lead could have been bigger. The veteran […]

Millington Soccer wins home opener at USA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojan Soccer program putting the area on notice. Traveling throughout West Tennessee, William Carter’s squad entered April 10’s home opener with a 5-2 record and a pair of victories in District 15-2A play. It was finally time for the hometown folks to see the new look Trojans take the […]

Sam’s Steps toward Survival: EA Harrold conducts coin drive to benefit student and fight Cystic Fibrosis

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Youthful energy and a smile lighting up the EA Harrold Cafeteria stage, Sam Curry stood in front of the entire school to make a special announcement. The 6-year-old proudly stood next to his mother Alycia Monday afternoon to kickoff the 2018 EA Harrold Coin Drive to fight Cystic Fibrosis from April […]

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SPORTS UPDATE: Trojan Baseball continues solid play with victory at Craigmont

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The past two weeks have been productive for the Millington Trojans Baseball team. Head Coach Zane Adams’ squad went on a five-game winning streak before taking on the one of the best teams in Tennessee and District 15-2A front runner the Covington Chargers. The Chargers took care of business […]

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Tyler Flynn Signing

SPORTS ALERT: TRA’S Flynn earns spot with CBU Baseball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The day belonged to Tyler Flynn on the campus of Tipton-Rosemark Academy. The senior ace had the spotlight this afternoon as family, friends, coaches, teammates and administrators gathered in the TRA Lobby to celebrate his signing to Christian Brothers University Baseball. Flynn arrived into Brad Smith’s program 5 years ago as […]

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Ms. Reba's party

Ms. Reba Celebrates 100th

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The day belonged to Reba Phipps. As the birthday girl prepared to eat her cake and open her gifts with friends and family, several employees and residents of  Wesley At Millington Residential Home came to share a moment with Phipps. All of them shared a smile and laugh with the woman […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety April 12, 2018

Arrests March 27- 24-year-old Munford female charged with failure to appear- violation/probation; 39-year-old Millington male driving under the influence of intoxicant, reckless driving, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, accidents involving damage to vehicle, compliance with financial responsibility law required, simple possession or casual exchange, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of registration; 53-year-old Millington male charged with […]

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Playground Survey Aycock

Help us pick a playground for Aycock

Millington Middle School students Luis Perez and Kydarien Green conducted a survey to patrons of the 2018 Flag City Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast Saturday morning in the Baker Community Center. The boys laid out four demos of potential playgrounds for Aycock Park. Perez and Green provided details on each picture and even the estimated cost […]

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Dr. Richard Todd Payne

From Munford to New York City, Munford High 1984 Graduate gets ready for Lincoln Center Singing Debut

Star Staff Reports In 1986, Dr. Richard Todd Payne traveled with the Memphis State University Singers (Now University of Memphis) to New York to sing at Carnegie Hall. April 14, 2018 Todd will go back to New York; this time as a soloist as he makes his debut at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. “To […]

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All kinds of finds at Millington Craft and Vendor Show

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2018 Millington Craft and Vendor Show brought in hundreds of area residents in from the cold Saturday into the warmth of the Baker Community Center. The cold winds outside made homemade blankets and quilts some of the notable items to purchase at the show. The Millington Arts, Parks and Recreation […]

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Grant Accepted: Contract OK’d for intersection improvements

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously accepted a state grant and approved a contract for improvements to the intersection of Raleigh-Millington Road and state Route 385. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by […]

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Casting Call

There are 21 early voting locations that opened yesterday across Shelby County including Millington’s Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street. Early voting began Wednesday April 11 and will conclude April 26. For a list of the other early voting locations and to see a of hours visit www.shelbyvote.com

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