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Calendar: Hats off to Class of 2013

On May 18, the 38th graduating class of Tipton-Rosemark Academy held its commencement exercises at the Millington First Baptist Church in Millington. The valedictorian Melissa Paige Long addressed her class and all those in attendance. Tipton County’s Brighton High School held its 2013 commencement at the school’s football stadium May 16 kicking off graduation season in the county. Munford High and Covington High’s graduations followed Friday and Monday. The BHS ceremony was highlighted by speeches from Historian Daniell Jonsson, Salutatorian Sydney Smith and Valedictorian Michael Craig. Craig encouraged the more than 300 Brighton graduates to build Heavenly treasure and do good for mankind instead of chasing material wealth in the future. The following night the Class of 2013 at Munford High School graduated on the school’s football field.

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 from 8 a.m.-noon. For more information or to donate, call 872-HELP (4357).

The Exchange Club of Millington meets at Old Timer’s Restaurant in Millington at noon every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Guest are always welcomed. For more information, call 872-8888.

Senior Computer Class: Learn the basics of using a computer! If you have not used a computer before, or have difficulty using one, this is the class for you.  This is a great way to communicate with your family, especially your precious grandchildren!  Classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., and there is a fee (cost of materials). For more information, call 873-5770.

International Goat Days Festival Information –  Are you interested in volunteering to help with the festival this year? We are in need of committee members to coordinate the following events/areas: Horseshoe tournament, Antique Tractor Show, Gin, Citizen Car Show.  For more information on participating or volunteering for the 2013 International Goat Days Festival, please e-mail Samantha at

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 876-5757 ext. 3.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: This support group is dedicated to grandparents raising their grandchildren.  Share your experiences, advice, and stories with others on Fridays from 11 a.m. until 12:30pm beginning February 15.  For more information or to register for this class, please call 873-5770.

Month of May
St. William’s Catholic Church is having a golf tournament June 1 with a shotgun start at 2 p.m. at the Forest Hill Golf Course, Tate Road in Drummonds. There are fees for the tournament.  You can go to WWW.CDOM.ORG/WEB_SITES/STWILLIAM/DEFAULT.HTML for a registration form.  Registration forms and checks must be in to the office at 4932 Easley Ave, Millington, TN 38053 by May 18. The kickoff will be May 31, 2013 with a spaghetti dinner and silent auction furnished by the Knights Of Columbus at the Family Life Center at Church from 6 to 8 p.m.  Tickets are available at the door.  Cost is $7 per person.  For more information, call Kenny McCain at 378-4505.

City Beautiful will host our Gardening Seminar Series at the Millington Farmers’ Market
Every second Saturday at 11 a.m.
June 8- “Pruning Trees and Shrubs”—Joellen Diamond
July 13- “Raised Bed Gardening”—Carl Wayne Hardeman
Aug. 10- “Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies”—Cheryl Rose
Sept. 13-15—Goat Days—Hands on Demonstrations
Oct. 12-“Hydrangeas”—Linda Lanier

May 31
Auction sponsored by the Youth Department at West Union Cumberland Presbrterian Church on May 31. Donations will be gladly accepted. A spaghetti dinner will be served prior to the auction. Spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. and auction at 6.  All proceeds will be used to sponsor a youth trip to the inner city. Call 876-5757 ext 3 for more information or to schedule a pickup.

Month of June
Anne Enochs offers three art classes beginning in June: a 10 lesson drawing class offered in the daytime (Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to noon) and also in the evening (Tuesdays from 5:30  to 8 p.m.).  The drawing classes begin on June 3-4 and run through Aug. 12-13.  Both at the Germantown Hobby Lobby. Anne is also offering a color class (part one-eight lessons) on Monday evenings at her studio from 6:30 to 9 p.m. beginning June 3 and ending  July 22. For more information contact Anne at 383-9339.

June 1
Confidential Care is sponsoring Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty. Phil will be there on June 29 at First Baptist Church in Millington. Get your tickets at Patriot Bank in Millington or Atoka or call us for tickets and more information at 476-6528.

The Millington Library Boosters will have their final book sale for the summer on Saturday June 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will be in the book room at the Civic Center on Wilkinsville Road. All proceeds go to benefit the library. The next book sale will be on Oct. 5.  For more information, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635.

June 2-7
Munford Baptist Church located at 1253 Munford Ave. presents Vacation Bible School  2013 Kingdom Rock from June 2– 7 from 6– 8p.m. for Kindergarten to fifth grade. Kids will experience and epic adventure with inspiring music, exciting discoveries, and energizing games!  They will develop a rock-solid faith as they discover how to stand strong for God. Knights-in-training and royalty awaits them. For more information, call 837-6325.

June 3-Aug. 2
Free summer lunch is available to all children age 18 and younger.
No fee-No registration
Millington area locations:
Millington Oaks
Dream interfaith Ministries
Millington Central High
Pleasant Ridge Trailer Homes
Times to be announced, for more information call Dream Interfaith Ministries at 873-2660.

June 8
Yard sale for West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church will be held June 8 at 3099 West Union. There is a fee for a booth, one table and two chairs. Items can be donated, setup is inside and outside. Concession stand will be open. For table reservations call Sharon Hance at 876-5757.

Every Friday in May – Concerts by the Green Concerts by the Green is a series of free concert events held every Friday in May 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Glen Eagle Golf Course on Attu Street in Millington. Admission is free and event is open to public. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Food and beverage items will be available for purchase. Picnic baskets will be allowed, no coolers please. Family friendly area will feature bouncy castle. For more information, call 874-5168.
May 24 – Webb Dalton
May 31 – Eric Stone & the Fabulous Steeler Band
June 7 – Navy Band Mid-South

Month of June
Faith Baptist Church located at 900 Simmons Road will host Vacation Bible School
Son West Roundup June 9-13 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for ages 3 years old to sixth graders. Kids will have a Rip Roaring time with Jesus  on the Son West Roundup based on Hebrews 13:8 NIV-Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever. For more information, call 837-2683.

Playhouse 51 presents the adult comedy “Bedside Manners” by Derek Benfield June 7, 8, 14, and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and June 9 at 2 p.m. at the Harvell Civic Center. When Ferris reluctantly agreed to look after his sister’s seedy out-of-the-way hotel while she’s on a brief vacation, he had no idea what he was getting himself into.  Two young couples arrive having seen an ad for the hotel in a parish newsletter.  Roger’s wife Helen is supposed to be home taking care of his goldfish.  Sally’s husband Geoff is supposed to be home working in his garden.  But they’re not at home.  Helen’s with Geoff and  Roger’s with Sally.  Ferris soon discovers their secrets and  spends a good deal of time and energy in a dizzy round of hilarious events running from room to room to lobby to restaurant trying  to keep everyone separated – – –  at some financial reward to himself, of course.  “Hotel work is hectic. My sister never said it would be hectic.” Tickets are available at the door.  Contains adult themes and situations.  For more information, call 872-7170 or visit

International Goat Days Festival
Are you interested in volunteering to help with the festival this year? We are in need of committee members to coordinate the following events/areas: Cornhole Tournament, Horseshoe Tournament, Antique Tractor Show, Gin, Citizen Car Show, and Silent Auction. For more information on participating or volunteering for the 2013 International Goat Days Festival, please e-mail Samantha at or
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