Archive | December 6, 2012

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Footnotes on 2012 Season

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2012 Millington Trojans wrote the final chapter of the season last Thursday in the banquet room of the Millington First Baptist Church. The sanctuary of the church was one of the locations the team gathered during the season to pay respects to fallen teammate Dana Payne. The Trojans traveled to […]

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Hacked E-mail Sends a Clear Message

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Friday morning I awoke in my bed in Memphis, Tenn. The reason why the location is so important was an e-mail that was circulating as I slumbered. An hour before my scheduled alarm clock my cell phone started to buzz and go wild with my e-mail alert. Unknown to me, my […]

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Hope Santy Sees Me Help

By Otis Griffin Not long after hog killin’ Momma was ready for settin’ up and decoratin’ the tree with all the round shiny ornaments.  (The phrase: lit up like a Christmas tree.)  Daddy had scouted round and selected one so we skipped along to witness the timely savage two hacks with his sharp double-bit.  Friends, […]

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No Black & White

By Brian Bloom A metro daily newspaper columnist opined Sunday that the school merger issue between the Memphis Consolidated Schools and suburban school supporters was as simplistic as race. Then again, this columnist tends to believe in a world of black and white, and all too often, black versus white, while wondering in print why […]

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No Black & White

By Brian Bloom A metro daily newspaper columnist opined Sunday that the school merger issue between the Memphis Consolidated Schools and suburban school supporters was as simplistic as race. Then again, this columnist tends to believe in a world of black and white, and all too often, black versus white, while wondering in print why […]

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Black Friday is a legal nightmare

By David Peel As an injury lawyer, I am concerned that some large retailers conduct so-called “Black Friday” sales that are sure to cause serious injuries, without proper planning or security, in their haste to grab profits in this horrible economy. A large part of legal liability is whether or not the danger is foreseeable.  […]

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Calendar – Enough to Feed Hundreds

  The Clemons Farm located at 828 Armstrong Road in Drummonds dug up a 7-pound turnip last month. Dernard Clemons and his sons, Landon and Logan also donated some of their harvest to the Mid-South Food Bank for Thanksgiving. The family has been donating for four years. In the past, sweet potatoes were the item […]

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Public Safety December 6

Police Reports Arrests November 23 – 29-year-old Millington man charged with simple possession or casual exchange, possession of drug paraphernalia, and vehicles and streetcars must stop at stop sign; 26-year-old Millington man charged with domestic assault and vandalism over $500; 28-year-old Millington woman charged with public intoxication. November 24 – 46-year-old Munford man charged with […]

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Officer shoots man outside of FUM Church

Star Staff Reports Millington Police are investigating a shooting involving an officer. According to reports, on Sunday on the lot of First United Methodist Church in the 8000 Block of Wilkinsville Road, a police officer responded to a call about a suspicious person around 2 p.m. The suspect had a weapon and aimed it at […]

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Woodstock’s Grace Goes Across the World

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The American Red Cross has been conducting “Holiday Mail for Heroes” for six years serving troops across the world. Closer to home Woodstock Middle School faculty Melba Tross and Carol Pugh have been running Gracious Ladies of Woodstock. G.L.O.W. entered its seventh year looking for more ways to have an impact […]

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