Archive | August 9, 2012

Board authorizes planning study for Veterans Parkway corridor

The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously approved a contract authorizing professional services to conduct a planning study for the Veterans Parkway corridor. Board members took the action during their July 2 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Brett Morgan and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. City Engineer Darek Baskin […]

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Rosemark Baseball Remembers 2012 Season, Celebrates Signings

The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel Baseball family came together Saturday evening at the home of Keith and Jeanine Owen to the winningest era in the program’s history. Head Coach Brad Smith was the master of ceremonies as awards were handed out to the JV team and varsity players. In the midst of the aroma of Rebel […]

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Board will file suit contesting sales tax referendum defeat

The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously adopted a resolution this week to file a lawsuit contesting the narrow defeat of a referendum to increase the local sales tax rate by half a cent. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Don Lowry […]

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Public Safety August 9

Arrests   July 27 – 30-year-old Millington man charged with driving under the influence of intoxicant, violation of financial responsibility law, headlights on motor vehicles – operation during inclement weather and reckless driving; 40-year-old Decatur man charged with driving while license cancelled/suspended/revoked; 33-year-old Brighton man charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, violation of financial responsibility […]

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Obituaries August 9

NORMA JEAN EDWARDS DECKELMAN Norma Jean Edwards Deckelman, 81, died Aug. 2, 2012 in Galloway.  Norma worked as a telephone operator in the Memphis area for 14 years and then as an independent contractor cleaning and detailing newly built homes for several area contractors prior to retiring and becoming a homemaker. She is survived by […]

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Back to the Future for Millington Volleyball

The year 2012 was a key part of the 1985 motion picture Back to the Future. Eight months into the 12th year of this new millennium, the Millington Lady Trojan Volleyball team has taken on the role of Marty McFly in the DeLorean going back in time. Lisa Drumm has been handed the keys to […]

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Day to Remember: Hundreds pack Millington Chick-Fil-A in Support of Dan Cathy

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Police Officer Robert Redditt and his colleagues were called out to 8492 Highway 51 to control traffic. The Millington Fire Department was also on the scene making sure the capacity levels at the Millington Chick-Fil-A were under control. The reason for all commotion at the fast food restaurant was the […]

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Jones and Uselton in Nov. 6 Runoff

Terry Jones and Kenneth Uselton will face each other in a Nov. 6 runoff for Millington mayor, because neither received a majority of the votes cast in last Thursday’s city elections. Uselton received 918 votes, or 43.26 percent of the 2,122 cast for mayor, while Jones got 832 or 39.21 percent. A third candidate, Debra […]

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Five Newcomers to Aldermen Board, Ford and Caruthers retain

Last Thursday the faces of a new era in Millington City government were identified. When all the votes were counted on Election Night, five new aldermen were elected on the board of seven. Chris Ford and Mike Caruthers were re-elected to Positions 6 and 7, respectively. But Positions 1-5 will be occupied by newcomers Bethany […]

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Thank You Ms. Sue

Several came out July 31 to pay their respects and say goodbye to “The Mother of the Grill” Glenda “Sue” Waits. The sanctuary of the Millington First Baptist Church was her spiritual earthly home for many years. And after her passing July 27 it would become the place family and friends gather for her Homegoing […]

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