Archive | May 16, 2013

Watch Out For Spurs That Don’t Jingle-Jangle

By Otis Griffin We always kept a big flock of chickens, especially for such a small area.  Everybody loved fried chickens, and no way can anyone eat breakfast without eggs.  With such an abundance, we sold the eggs and the young pullets for fryers.  Folks at the Naval Base loved for Daddy to bring them […]

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Do you love your job?

By David Peel As an injury lawyer, I help injured folks who have all kinds of jobs. Hearing about their different businesses is interesting. Every year, a survey tries to gauge just who has the Happiest Job in America. The survey evaluates the key factors like work-life balance, one’s relationship with their boss and co-workers, […]

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Voices of Reasons

By Brian Bloom Nine times out of 10 we would support legislative issues that would protect the interests of Tennessee farmers. As a whole, those who till Tennessee soil are gamblers of the highest repute. Upon their calluses we feed our families, by their sweat we benefit from some of the most affordable food prices […]

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Calendar of Events May 16

The Millington Public Library announced the hire of new Director Arlene Griffin (above left), replacing Brian Miller’s post. Griffin comes to Millington’s Library from Jackson. The Library Boosters and the Library Board will host a reception at the Millington Public Library on May 16 from 4-6 p.m. to introduce Griffin to the community. The Library […]

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Obituary May 16

DON H. TAYLOR Don H. Taylor, 67, May 4, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis with Jane, his loving wife of 47 years, by his side. He was born in Elba, Ala., on Aug. 3, 1945, to Grover and Mary Taylor. Don attended Auburn University and graduated from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. He […]

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Public Safety May 16

Fire Reports Building fire May 3 – 7836 U.S. Highway 51 North. Fire, other May 2 – 7763 Commodore Road. Passenger vehicle fire May 7 – 7779 Bill Knight Court. Cooking fire, confined to container May 6 – 6481 Sledge Road. Motor vehicle accident with injuries May 2 – 8097 U.S. Highway 51 North. May […]

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Convoy of Hope News

Star Staff Reports Millington is again well represented on the Leadership Team of Mid-South Convoy of Hope, an all-volunteer organization. Now they are looking for more sponsors and volunteers. Go to www.midsouth.convoyoutreach.org to donate or volunteer. You can contact 888-926-4592 and leave a message to get more information as well. Local leaders recently met with […]

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Hard work and a Coach’s Philosophy help Warberg earn MCHS’ top honor

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Even good students need good coaching. For Class of 2013 Millington Central High School Valedictorian Darrell Warberg his love of sports has been natured by his parents James and Karroll. And growing up in his native Millington, Warberg was influenced by community leaders and youth league coaches like Louis Hale. And […]

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Resolution authorizes creation of Charter Review Commission

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has adopted a resolution authorizing the creation of a commission to review the new City Charter and recommend amendments. Board members took the action during their May 6 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Frankie Dakin and seconded by Alderman Chris Ford. […]

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Relay set for Saturday in Aycock

Star Staff Reports Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Teams gather May 18 at Aycock Park from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. (May 19) raising money and awareness for cancer research. Millington’s Relay has 15 teams that have raised over $25,000 this year. “It is a community festival that pauses to […]

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