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Millington to host Veteran’s Parade Nov. 5

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The part of Shelby County known for a strong history of involvement with the military brought back a tradition in 2014 to recognize veterans. The Third Annual Millington Veteran’s Day Parade is scheduled to be held Nov. 5 starting at 10:30 a.m. Back in 2014, the parade returned to Flag City after nearly 40 years. […]

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Love conquers: spirit from Millington to Memphis inspires woman’s battle with breast cancer

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The difference between life and death could be a four-letter word. For Memphis resident Rubystein Coppage, love has helped her withstand her battle with breast cancer. The 56-year-old mother of two received the shock of her life back on April 8. For weeks she had been feeling a pain in her side, and then the […]

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Ladies, go get your mammograms

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For years, I’ve read success stories of other women who have survived breast cancer. My son, Thomas Sellers Jr., editor of The Millington Star, has documented the brave battle of women in Millington and Tipton County. Their tales always made me go to the doctor for my annual checkup, but honestly I never thought I […]

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Lifeblood announces remaining July blood drives

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Lifeblood has announced the following public blood drives remaining for July: July 14: Baptist Memorial Shared Services, 350 N. Humphreys Blvd., Memphis. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 14: Reynolds Bone & Griesbeck PLC, 5100 Wheelis Drive, Memphis. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 16: Blytheville Community Drive, 320 North 6th, Blytheville, Ark. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. […]

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Couples greet their Mother’s Day babies

Two women got the best present of all on Mother’s Day this year — the birth of a child. Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett said Shameena Williams and Mario Jackson of Millington welcomed a baby girl to the world on May 8. Sha’Kayla Ashai’ Jackson arrived at 11:46 a.m., weighed in at 6 pounds 1 ounce and […]

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Millington’s Class of 1976 to hold 40th reunion

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This summer will be the 40th anniversary year for the Millington Central High School Class of 1976. Ten years ago, the classmates teamed up with the 1975 MCHS graduates for a weekend of reunion fun. Organizers have released a schedule of events for the June 10-11 MCHS reunion. Friday, June 10 Family picnic, 5-11 p.m.: […]

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Attorney warns about accepting accident settlements without legal advice

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Many times a client will be offered something by an insurance company prior to hiring me. The other day I met with a new client who had been offered $1,000 pain and suffering for an accident that happened only about six days before. The client was still hurting and had not even had a full […]

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Hometown Heroes 2015

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See stories of local veterans in this week’s special section, “Hometown Heroes 2015.”

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Bolton falls to Trojans in season opener

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Love was in the air Friday night in Millington. No it wasn’t a fuzzy feeling or an emotion that filled the Flag City sky as the Bolton Wildcats arrived in town. Despite the buzz from passionate Millington Trojan fans in the Millington Football Stadium stands, the love in the air was the nickname of the […]

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Urgent: Roll up sleeve for August, September blood donations

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Because of recent patient needs, Lifeblood is in a critical shortage of O-negative and B-negative blood types, according to the company’s website. Donors are encouraged to visit a center or go to a local blood drive as soon as possible. Also be aware that every blood type is important when it comes to maintaining a […]

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Local police study death investigations

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WEST TENN. REGIONAL FORENSIC CENTER Location: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 637 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38105 Phone: (901) 222-4600 Fax: (901) 222-4645 More info: See a list of other Tennessee regional forensic offices at http://bit.ly/Regional-Forensics. See information on the Shelby County Medical Examiner’s Office at http://bit.ly/ShelbyME. The West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC) […]

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Spring Fling brings fun to special needs youths

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  Once again, Millington Central High School was the place to be for special needs students this spring. The annual Spring Fling took place for MCHS, Arlington High School, Millington Middle and Bartlett Academy students in the Wiliam Osteen Gymnasium. The 26 MCHS students along with Trojan assistants hosted the three other schools in a […]

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