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Calendar of Events July 25

Second Lt. Scott A. Miller II graduated from TBS-BOC School in Quantico, Va., on May 29. He graduated from Millington Central High School in 2008. Miller then graduated from Christian Brothers University in 2012, graduated from Marine Officer’s Candidate School in July 2011. And he was commissioned in May 2012. Miller is not in Logistics School at Camp Johnson, in North Carolina and after graduating from there, he will be stationed in Hawaii for three years. He is the son of Scott and Annissa Miller and the grandson of Sam and Lorraine Miller.

Brighton Centennial 5K
The town of Brighton will hold the Brighton Centennial 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 14, 2013 starting at 7:15 a.m.  For information,  contact Nan Hill at (210) 279-8188 or by e-mail at  More information may be found by visiting
“Centennial Celebration”
The town of Brighton is celebrating its 100th Birthday this year. The celebration will take place  Sept. 13-14 at the Brighton Park.  We are planning a BBQ Cooking Contest, a hilarious game of Donkey Basketball, and a “Brighton’s Got Talent.”

Summer 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).

Month of July
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.

The Millington Central High School Class of 1988 is announcing its 25 year reunion Aug. 30-31.  For more information, visit for all details, register, online payment. The final day to register is July 31.

Mary S. Mitchell teaches an art class at the Baker Community Center on Monday  at 5 p.m., “Drawing Made Easy.” The class meets in room 2. There is a cost for two hours of instruction. Supplies needed are a pad of smooth drawing paper and a fine tip black marker and two packages of colored markers one broad tip and one fine tip. For more information, call 258-0408.

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

City Beautiful will host our Gardening Seminar Series at the Millington Farmers’ Market Every second Saturday at 11 a.m.
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

July 26
Movies at the Market: Millington Arts and Recreation is proud to announce “Movies at the Market” at the Millington Farmers’ Market on July 26.  We will be showing “Disney’s Brave” starting at 7:45 p.m.  There is an admission fee per person and includes all snacks and drinks.  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, and enjoy an evening of family, fun, and entertainment.  For more information, call 873-5770.

July 27
Brighton AYSO Fall Soccer for boys and girls, ages 4-18, will be available to teach soccer at the Old Brighton High School July 27 from 10 a.m. to noon, Aug. 1, 8, and 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and Aug. 3 and 10 from 10 a.m. to noon. There is a fee which includes soccer jersey, socks, trophy, and soccer accident insurance. For complete registration information, call 290-8187 or e-mail Bring a proof of date-of-birth at time of registration for new AYSO players.

July 30
The Millington Library Boosters will have their next meeting on Tuesday July 30 at 5:45 in the meeting room at the library.  For more information, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635.

The Millington Library Board will meet in regular session on Tuesday, at 6 p.m. in the conference room at the Millington Public Library.  For more information, call Sue Nan Hartley at 872-1608.

Aug. 17
A fundraiser dinner for Millington SYS Football will be held Saturday Aug. 17 at 5 p.m. And there will be a pep rally in the near future to celebrate the start of the 2013 football season. Sign-up are currently underway for children ages 5-13 (age on September 20, 2013) will determine the division the player will compete in. The location is Aycock Park off Raleigh-Millington Road from 6 to 7:30 p.m.. There are fees and practice days are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, e-mail director Carrie Tate at

Beginning July 8 through Sept. 30, the NSA Mid-South commissary will close on Monday and Tuesday. We know that any disruption in commissary operations will impact the NSA Mid-South community. Our commissary is not alone. The decision to reduce the operational hours of commissaries impacts nearly all commissaries with only a few overseas exceptions – commisaries where there are sufficient Local National employees to remain open. We appreciate your support and patience during this time.

Month of August
“Friends of Lola” will perform live at Newby’s on Friday Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. Two of Friends of Lola members are Cyrena Wages, former Miss Tennessee runner-up, and songwriter Houston Wages are offspring of Millington Judge Wilson Wages. They will be joined on stage by Gabe Rabben, drummer for Bill Medley of the legendary Righteous Brothers, comprise the upcoming talented musical group.

Cal Miller photo 6-27

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