Archive | June 6, 2013

Funny Testimony

By David Peel As an injury lawyer, I have heard (and even asked) some dumb questions.  The problem with testimony is that everything is being written down, word for word.  You cannot escape the words. The other day, a lawyer deposing my client asked if “she remembered losing consciousness following the accident?”  Not surprisingly, she […]

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Calendar of Events June 6

Jimmy Ogle, president of the Shelby County Historical Commission spoke about the history of Memphis and the Mississippi River to members of the Millington Book Chat Club on May 13. 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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Staying Classy ’48

The 1948 graduating class of Millington Central High School had a luncheon on May 10 at Olympic Steak and Pizza to celebrate their 65th High School Reunion. Classmates seated from left are Peggy Forsythe, Augustine Trotti, Mary Sue Baker, Jean Dixon and Helen Hunter. Standing from left are Harold James, WR Joshlin, Robert Forbess, Bill […]

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Martin earns next honor

Pastor Barron Martin received the Most Outstanding Biblical and Theology Student of 2013, graduating class at Victory University. Martin is the senior pastor and founder of One Faith Christian Center at 4393 Pleasant Ridge Road in Millington. Victory University is located in Memphis. Pastor plans to impact the community with the gifts and talents that […]

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Bomb Scare at Millington Walmart

Star Staff Report The Millington Walmart was shut down for two hours Sunday evening because of a bomb threat. According to sources, Walmart shoppers heard an announcement over the loud speaker to leave the store without being told a reason. Walmart managers evacuated the store Sunday evening as a precaution after a man called and […]

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Penn Bound for Barrera

Star Staff Report Millington Central High School shared the great news of recent graduate Ana Barrera. The Class of 2013 Salutatorian was one of 4,500 students selected as a finalist for the Questbridge National College Match Program out of nearly 10,000 applicants. She went even further in the program by actually being one of less […]

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Brighton’s Shaver improves in all phases to reach dream

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For the 2012-13 school year, Brighton High School senior Morgan Shaver was busy. With the support of her parents Wendy Paul and James Shaver, Morgan was able to maintain solid grades while taking on the challenge of playing varsity volleyball, basketball and softball. “I would wake up, go to school, practice, […]

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Public Safety 6-6

Fire Reports Unauthorized burning May 25 – 8915 Brunswick Road. Passenger vehicle fire May 27 – East Kerrville-Rosemark Road on the west side. Motor vehicle accidents with injuries May 27 – 4900 Forbess Lane. May 29 – Highway 51 North at Easley Street. Motor vehicle accident without injuries May 28 – Bethuel Road at Kerrville-Rosemark […]

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Obituary June 6

DOVIE L. CARTER Dovie L. Carter, 79, of Millington, passed away June 2, 2013. The family received friends Monday June 3 at the funeral home.  Service was held June 4 at the Millington Chapel. Interment followed at Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery. Mrs. Carter was predeceased by her daughter, Sherry Carter; and brother, Herman Storey. She is […]

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Board approves budget, salary, tax ordinances on first reading

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed budget, salary and tax rate ordinances on first reading this week for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Board members took the actions Monday night during their regular monthly meeting. The ordinances are scheduled for second reading at a special called meeting at 5 p.m. next […]

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