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Wilder Heading to Rodeo Nationals

Star Staff Reports Anna Wilder qualified to compete at the National level in the Junior High Rodeo Association this week in long rodeo in South Dakota. The World’s Largest Junior High Rodeo is scheduled for June 24-30. She will be competing in four of her six events. Wilder is an eighth grader at Tipton-Rosemark Academy. […]

2018 Who’s Who Part 1: The Genuine Article reflects senior class standouts

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the next two issues, The Genuine Article will focus on the Class of 2018. Some of the student/athletes from Millington Central, Brighton, Munford and Tipton-Rosemark Academy have earned the destinations of Who’s Who. This week will highlight seven categories ranging from Best Looking to Most Likely to be a Comic. […]

2017-18 Fall/Winter Stars of the Season

Football Offensive Star of the Season Lance West The Brighton Cardinals’ offense ran primarily through West in 2017. He rushed for nearly 2,000 yards and led the team in touchdowns. West was a key part of Brighton reaching the State Semifinals for the first time in school history. West was offered multiple scholarships but accepted […]

Whitley and Pugh honored by TSCA

Star Staff Reports The Tennessee Softball Coaches’ Association announced its All-State team featuring a pair of area players. Tipton-Rosemark Academy’s Rachel Whitley and Munford’s Makayla Pugh were named to the West All-State Team. Pugh was a power-hitting infielder for the Lady Cougars this past season. She is heading to Southwest Tennessee. Whitley helped guide the […]

Saddle Up: Professional Rodeo Returns to USA Stadium Arena in Millington

Star Staff Reports Professional rodeo is making a comeback at the USA Stadium Arena on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. with one big performance co-sanctioned by the International Professional Rodeo Association and the Southern Professional Rodeo Association. Rodeo events will include bronc riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, team roping, bull riding and barrel racing. […]

Types of Lawyers

By David Peel Much like the medical profession, the legal profession is allocated into lawyers who focus on certain type of legal matters. The way I would define the basic types include the following: Plaintiff injury attorneys that do the things that I do: Personal injury lawyer. … Trucking attorney Medical malpractice attorney Worker’s compensation […]

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Wick Goes Out: Veteran Skipper makes tough decision to leave Brighton Baseball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since coming to Brighton High School four years ago, Michael Wickersham has guided his team to play in a District 13-3A championship game, a Region Semifinal elimination game and several rivalry showdowns. But June 7 was the most nervous moment for the man known as Coach Wick walking onto the Brighton […]

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Calendar of Events June 14, 2018

Month of June Millington Public Library Summer Reading 2018 has free events for those interested. The series kicked off June 9. Teen Time setup Friday afternoons from 1-3 p.m., starting June 15 with free food and indoor and outdoor games such as ladder golf, cornhole, basketball, hoop toss, card games, puzzles, Dungeons & Dragons, karaoke […]

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Faith, Family Business and the Fortune 500

By Cal Turner Jr. EDITOR’S NOTE: Cal Turner Jr. is the son of Dollar General Co-Founder Cal Turner Sr. Cal Turner Jr. was second in command at Dollar General from 1965 to 1977 and CEO from 1977 through 2002. Under his leadership, the company went public in 1969 and grew to more than 6,000 stores […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- True value: Best television dads remind writer of his father

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Father’s Day is this Sunday. We all can admit this day doesn’t get the fanfare of Mother’s Day. The special ladies in our lives get flowers, candy, jewelry, trips, dinners, concerts and much more. Meanwhile, most father figures are happy with a home-cooked meal, a cold one and a little peace […]

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2018 Best in Food: Food helps during life’s biggest changes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last summer was about 90 days that changed my life forever. Throughout June, the staff of The Millington Star packed up our office in preparation to move to Bartlett for our day-to-day operation. Since the move, several residents of Millington and South Tipton county have found their way to 2850 Stage […]

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Obituaries June 14, 2018

JIMMY DEAN FINNEY Jimmy Dean Finney, 80 of Millington, went to be with the Lord on May 12, 2018. Funeral service was held May 15 with Dr. Kevin Ferrell will be officiating and interment followed. All services and visitation was held at Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home and Cemetery in Millington (901)872-3375 MAURICE RUSSELL Maurice Russell, […]

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2017-18 Athlete of the Year Finalists

The Millington Star is announcing the six finalists for Male and Female Athlete of the Year. The finalist must be a part of the junior or senior class competing in more than one TSSAA sport during the 2017-18 school calendar. The winners of the awards will be announced in July. Female Finalists Hannah Clifton (Millington) […]

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The Genuine Article: Recounting the top 10 moments from 2017-18 TSSAA Sports year

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Best Sellers’ List originally started 14 years ago as a way to recap some of the top highlights of the TSSAA sports year. The tradition continues in 2018 with 10 moments that capture some historic highs of the 2017-18 sports calendar. Once again student/athletes from Millington Central High School, Brighton […]

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Sweet Toons: Iconic animations deserve a day of recognition

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every day is a national day of something in U.S. America. June 9 is no different as National Earl Day, National Strawberry Day and National Donald Duck Day. Wait a minute, cartoon characters receive a day in their honor? Why Donald Duck? He’s the best of the Disney genre, but I […]

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