Archive | February 14, 2013

Staying Safer in a Broken World

By David Peel As a Christian and an injury lawyer, I see the effects every day of this broken world that the Bible variously characterizes as “corrupt” and “under a curse.” I was confronted recently with a surprising new example of how the corrupt world is changing our lives.  I was visiting someone in Germantown, […]

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Calendar of Events Feb. 14

Month of February Kids in Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. It is for children ages 3 years old to 17 years old and meets every Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. The first session was Jan. 24 in the Family Living Center. For more information, call […]

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Public Safety February 14

City Court Reports February 5 Session Fines Ramon D. Almonte, 2843 Cottonway St., Memphis, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine, no cost; no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost; failure to yield to emergency vehicle, $100 fine plus cost. Nathan A. Grace, 106 Milton Road, Millington, no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost. Kristin B. […]

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Linda Nettles Harris has made a name for herself in mediation conference rooms in Tennessee.

Millington woman’s historic appointment by Supreme Court

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Linda Harris has been a trailblazer under the radar for years. With a professional career spanding from the Memphis Police Department to some of the highest courts in Tennessee, Harris has earned degrees, awards, recognition and respect along the way. Her latest honor was a historic appointment by the Tennessee Supreme […]

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Last week, members of the Millington Fire Department paid a visit to Millington neighborhoods installing smoke alarms for free.

MFD participates in statewide event installing smoke alarms in community

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On Feb. 5, members of the Millington Fire Department made their way throughout the streets of Flag City offering free smoke alarms to residents. As part of the State Fire Marshal’s program on fire education and prevention, Millington Fire Marshal Jack Foraker and crew went door to door checking alarms and […]

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Consultants give board status report on Veterans Parkway corridor study

By Bill Short A consulting team presented a report last week to the Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen on the status of the Veterans Parkway corridor study. City Engineer Darek Baskin reminded the board members at their Feb. 4 regular monthly meeting that they hired the team last fall to conduct a study of […]

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George Odum

Odum overcomes obstacles to reach signing day

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Most athletes who reach National Signing Day have two things in common, hard work and dedication. And Millington Trojan George Odum is no different. Last Wednesday the Trojan Football Program gathered in the Millington Central High School Library to celebrate Odum’s signing to The University of Central Arkansas. “He’s a very […]

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