Archive | May 9, 2013

Every Day Should Be Momma’s Day

By Otis Griffin When it came time to go to church, Momma always said, “don’t forget to clean up good, wash your ears and comb your hair.”  I must have used half of the Mississippi River cleaning out my ears. I had a crew cut about a quarter inch long, but it had to be […]

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Are we really better off?

By David Peel As an injury lawyer, I help people from all walks of life, from doctors to ditch-diggers.  For the last several years, the economic news has just been awful and insurance companies have been even stingier with fair injury settlement dollars. But, in March 2013, the stock market hit a record high, barely […]

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Calendar of Events May 9

Ms. Nelson’s second grade class at E.E. Jeter elementary school was recently recognized for collecting the most cans, during the Kids Kan food drive.  Big thanks from the Millington Food Pantry. Spring Saturdays The Millington Crisis Center, located at 8133 Wilkinsville Road, will have a yard sale (rain or shine) the first Saturday of each […]

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Millington Broadcasting sweep category at NAACP ACT-SO

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Broadcasting Department of Millington Central High School was represented on the night of March 28 at the 2013 NAACP ACT-SO Memphis Competiton. In the Filmmaking/Video category Millington had a clean sweep led by senior Rubin Seymore. Broadcasting teacher Marshonn Calvin said Seymore was destined to take home the first prize. […]

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Public Safety May 9

Fire Reports Building fire April 29 – 4696 Waterfront Oak Drive. Passenger vehicle fire May 1 – Baker Street at Juana Drive. Natural vegetation fire, other April 29 – Bethuel Road at Kerrville Road. Outside rubbish fire, other April 28 – 7824 Captain Road. Motor vehicle/pedestrian accident April 29 – 8257 U.S. Highway 51 North. […]

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Barrera represents MCHS, family and heritage with academic honor

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Before Ana Barrera could have a first day of school, she had to have a first day in the United States of America. When her family moved from Mexico in 1999, Barrera was almost 5 years old. With her parents Baltazar and Francisca seeking a better opportunities, the Barrera family settled […]

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Ordinance would resubmit school district question to city’s residents

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed an ordinance on first and second reading this week that would resubmit the school district question to voters. The first reading was approved Monday night at the board’s regular monthly meeting and the second reading yesterday afternoon at a special called meeting. The ordinance […]

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Her Hat in the Ring

On Thursday, Connie Lawyer was on NBC’s Today Show in New York for a nationwide Kentucky Derby hat contest and her hat was one of the final three chosen. NBC flew Lawyer and the other two finalist to New York City to be on the Today Show. “It was so much fun,” Lawyer said. “My […]

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Public Servant of the Week: Ryane Drochner

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5/16/13 Public Notice-City of Millington Water Dept.

The City of Millington Water Department will produce the CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT to help you have a better understanding of how your drinking water is produced. This report will be printed in THE MILLINGTON STAR on May 16th. The CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT will not be mailed to customers, but will be available to anyone upon […]

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