Archive | May 2, 2013

Letter to Editor: Where will children go if no rec?

Dear Editor: Seriously, tonight (April 30) at budget meeting they are talking about getting rid of (Millington) Arts and Rec to save money? So when there is nothing for our kids to do in this town we may as well move! Tipton County is adding water parks, has a good ball program, decent schools etc, […]

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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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The Law Often Hurts Society

By David Peel As a Christian injury lawyer, I am acutely aware of the law’s impacts on society. Scripture indicates Satan hates all God created. This fallen angel cannot create anything, so he perverts and distorts God’s handiwork.  The law has been changing to make this even easier for him. Since the Devil hates human […]

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Calendar of Events May 2

Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery representatives Barbara and Heather recently visited Casa Grace Senior Housing at 3815 Austin Peay informing the residents about a certificate program for a free plot.      Spring Saturdays The Millington Crisis Center, located at 8133 Wilkinsville Road, will have a yard sale (rain or shine) the first Saturday of each month […]

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Public Safety May 2

Fire Reports   Grass fire April 18 – Walker Road at Wilkinsville Road. Outside rubbish fire, other April 21 – 8889 Bethuel Road. Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire April 21 – 7840 U.S. Highway 51 North. Cooking fire, confined to container April 23 – 4945 Navy Road. Motor vehicle accident with injuries April […]

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Frayser High first graduating class celebrates 60th with Ed Haley

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A. Edgar “Ed” Haley has traveled the world and helped start a high school. His life’s journey began in Kerrville just north of Millington under the guidance of Ammon and Elizabeth Haley. Growing up the oldest of eight children, Haley is now retired and living back home in Kerrville. Known to […]

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MCHS legendary teacher set to retire at end of year

By Thomas Sellers Jr. John Price might be considered a man of habit. He is known to go for a run, pack a sack lunch, wear a shirt and tie to work and be in a math classroom at Millington Central High School. But after 41 years of being a familiar face at MCHS, Price […]

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Board votes to accept $350,000 grant to purchase new fire truck

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has voted to accept a $350,000 federal grant to purchase a new pumper truck for the fire department. Board members took the action during an April 16 special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. The […]

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Getting Things Roland

Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland held his Campaign Kick-Off Mixer last Thursday at Old Timers Restaurant. Roland, who is running in District 4, wanted to start his campaign in his hometown and give his vision for the county among changes like the school merger.     

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