Archive | February 7, 2013

Finally It Is Show Day

By Otis Griffin Saturday was a special day for Rosemark rednecks.  If we had behaved all week and completed our chores (jobs) maybe, just maybe we could go to the Strand Theater picture show in Millington and watch our favorite cowboys catch the black hatted crooks. One of the grown ups would haul us in […]

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Lawyers’ Argument Hypocritical

By David Peel As a Christian injury lawyer, I am often asked if I have to take legal positions that I am morally opposed to. Fortunately, I limit my practice to serious injury cases that I believe in. Sometimes, lawyers do argue legal points that are against their personal interest or against their own client’s […]

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Public Safety February 7

Fire Reports Outside rubbish fire, other January 24 – Cuba-Millington Road at Densford Circle. Motor vehicle accident with no injuries January 24 – Raleigh-Millington Road at Big Creek Church Road. Hazardous condition, other January 29 – Raleigh-Millington Road at Veterans Parkway. Alarm system sounded due to malfunction January 29 – 6351 Old Tipton Road. Lock out January 24 – 8019 Highway 51 North. […]

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George Odum and Antonio Webber display their Border Bowl rings after being All-Star selection last month's game between Kentucky and Tennessee.

Calendar of Events Feb. 7

Pair of State Reps. Millington Central High School seniors George Odum and Antonio Webber display their Tennessee/Kentucky Border Bowl All-Star rings. The duo represented Millington on the Tennessee team with Webber scoring a touchdown in the contest. Month of February Kids in Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. […]

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Military News February 7

Brady A. Figgins Air Force Airman Brady A. Figgins graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four […]

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Obituaries Feb. 7

MARTHA JANE CRAIG Martha Jane Craig, 67, of Millington, died Jan. 30, 2013. Mrs. Craig was a member of Bolton Full Gospel Church. She leaves a daughter, Patricia “Sissie” (Brad) Croxdale of Covignton; son, Stanley (Anita) Craig of Millington; grandchildren, Ashley, Sarah, and Stanley; and three great-grandchildren. Service was held Feb. 2 at the Millington Chapel. The […]

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Board declines to override mayor’s veto of resoluation on city manager

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen declined this week to override the mayor’s veto of a resolution regarding the city manager form of government. At Monday night’s board meeting, a resolution to reconsider the vetoed one died when it failed to receive a motion and a second. On Jan. 7, in response […]

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Leatherwood

Statewide Manhunt Ends In Flag City

Star Staff Reports The Shelby County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team has announced Friday the capture and arrest of Kevin Leatherwood. He was wanted by the Giles County Sheriff’s Office in Pulaski, for two counts of Amphetamine with Intent to Manufacture. He was located after a two week search by law enforcement in several states at […]

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