Archive | January 17, 2013

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Historic time for Journal Inc. with new press launch

By Clay Foster Today’s paper is the culmination of months of planning and hard work to go live on a new printing press. In challenging economic times this was not an easy decision to make, but one that had to be made to drastically improve the quality of the products we produce. This is a […]

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Steve Vogts poses with a 67-pound Asian Carp he caught on a minnow, on 14-foot Crappie Commander pole and six-pound line. He fought the fish for an hour and a half before landing it.

Cold Water Fishing

By Josh McGowan Well, if anyone was worried about the warm start to winter, the cold weather is here to stay! I spent the last four days up in Illinois at an outdoors show, and it was frigid at night. I did get reports from all over the area, so let’s get to it. My […]

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Understanding Redneck Football Rules

By Otis Griffin When all my friends reached the fifth grade at Rosemark grammar we were allowed to play organized football.   At this time we knew very little about actual football rules. Before school football we got an education in community knock down, get tromped on and try to survive neighborhood warfare playing maybe […]

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8th Grade Snow Globe #1

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Snow Day at Millington Middle School Millington Middle School Art Contest was held last Thursday. People from local businesses volunteered to judge the hall art contest at Millington Middle School. Volunteers were from Patriot Bank, Anna’s Flowers and Gifts, Lowe’s Home improvement and The Millington Star. Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students decorated the halls […]

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MCHS Career Counselor Constance Certion is one of the organizers of the FAFSA event scheduled for this Saturday to help parents and student fill out the forms to obtain finanical aid for college.

MCHS host FAFSA Day for all Mid-South parents and students

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Constance Certion and the guidance counsel staff of Millington Central High School is extending an invitation to all in the area. On Jan. 19, MCHS will host College Goal Saturday, a free financial aid event for parents and seniors. College Goal Saturday will take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Certion and […]

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Public Safety Jan. 17

Fire Reports   Building fire January 4 – 2940 Bass Road. Grass fire January 7 – Donnell Road at Kerrville-Rosemark Road. Natural vegetation fire, other January 4 – 3794 Lucy Road. January 7 – 8415 Rosemark Road. Unauthorized burning January 6 – 7705 Shamrock Road. Authorized controlled burning January 8 – 4588 Big Creek Church […]

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Obits January 17

LOISANNE ‘CORKY’ DOBBINS Loisanne “Corky” Dobbins, 64, of Millington, died Jan. 8, 2013. Mrs. Dobbins served as the lay leader of Memphis First United Methodist Church and co-owner of Top Brass Sports in Millington. She leaves her husband, Laurence Dobbins; daughters, Stephanie Russell and Sarah Faulkner; grandson, Jaiden Alexander Faulkner; mother, Marianne Kirby; brothers, Ken, Rusty, and Donnie Kirby. Her family and friends will always […]

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Board approves MLG&W contract for lighting of Veterans Parkway

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a contract with Memphis Light, Gas & Water to install street lights on Veterans Parkway. Board members took the action during their Jan. 7 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Larry Dagen. City Engineer […]

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Board approves MLG&W contract for lighting of Veterans Parkway

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a contract with Memphis Light, Gas & Water to install street lights on Veterans Parkway. Board members took the action during their Jan. 7 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Larry Dagen. City Engineer […]

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Back August, Millington Aldermen Chris Ford and Mike Caruthers were reelected to their positions. On New Year's Day they were sworn back with five new colleagues and a new mayor.

Familiar faces ready to help Millington continue to progress

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Among all the new faces that will make up the new Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen, two men sat in the same seat they occupied four years ago among the festivities on New Year’s Day. Aldermen Chris Ford and Mike Caruthers were sworn into positions 6 and 7 respectively last […]

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