Day: June 27, 2019

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. The soft-spoken Abby West prefers to let her defense announce her presence on the basketball court. And with a bat loud enough to hit a team record 6 home runs, West has garnered college attention, headlines and numerous honors. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy junior latest award came courtesy of The Millington Star…

Star Staff Reports Helping Young People Excel (H.Y.P.E.) a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization will present the 2019 recipients at its Fourth Annual Gala & Awards Ceremony with their new laptops.  The ceremony will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 20 at the Baker Community Auditorium located at 7942 Church Street in Millington. Helping Young People…

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Education Foundation’s “A Night of Musical Legends” was held last Thursday night in the sanctuary of Crosspointe Baptist Church located at 8850 Highway 51 North. Several community leaders joined Millington Municipal Schools officials, staff and administrations from Millington’s four schools for a night of fun, fellowship, entertainment and raising money…

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Next year the United States of America will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. The amendment was pushed forward because of the women’s suffrage movement in the previous decades. Throughout 1919, states in the Union started to ratify the 19th Amendment. On June 16, 1919, the Ohio General…

By Aaron Moser After moving Grand Pacific Japanese Food and Asian Cuisine from one Bartlett location to another, the owners decided to open a new restaurant at the former location. They renovated the interior of the restaurant and opened Red Hook Cajun Seafood & Bar at 6105 Stage Road. “This place was empty, so they…

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Mark Neal Era at Millington Central High School instituted things like the ACT 30-Plus Club expansion, various art programs and a focus on bringing in top-level educators for the students. When Neal departed for Melrose High School in 2014, Clint Durley entered the picture growing those items while adding multiple…

GERTRUDE MARGARET CLARK Gertrude Margaret Clark, 95, of Munford passed away on June 19, 2019. Visitation was held June 23 at the Munford Chapel and service followed at the same location. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Gertrude Margaret Clark please visit the Sympathy Store at www,munfordfuneralhome.com DENISE MILES GILMARTIN…

Summer with City of Millington City of Millington Summer of fun will be every Thursday throughout June and July from 10 a.m. to noon. The series kicked off with Skating & Butterfly Craft June 6. Next up, the June 27 event is Dodgeball & Make Your Own Sundae at Baker Community Center located at 7942…

The 2019 Flag City Freedom Celebration is scheduled for July 3 at USA Stadium with gates opening at 4 p.m. Bring your own picnic baskets, blankets, coolers and lawn chairs. Food and beverage concessions will be available for purchase. There will be a car show, live music, play area and the best fireworks show in…

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed separate ordinances on final reading that adopt the city budget and tax rate for the 2020 fiscal year. Board members took the actions during their June 10 regular monthly meeting. Both ordinances were unanimously passed on first reading at the board’s May 13…