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Calendar of Events August 8


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.”

Month of August
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.

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, and Gin.  For more information on participating or volunteering for the 2013 International Goat Days Festival, please e-mail Samantha at

Aug. 7-9
Revival will be held at Upper Canaan M.B. Church located at 9090 Highway 51 North Aug. 7-9 at 7 p.m. with Minister Dr.Andre Johnson, pastor of Gifts of Life Ministries in Memphis. Johnson will be the Evangelist. Everyone is invited to share in this Holy Ghost-filled revival. Minister Julius Hawkins is the host pastor. For more informaton, call 872-6919 or 343-7906.

Aug. 10
Millington City Beautiful Gardening Seminar will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Millington Farmer’s Market. Cheryl Rose, Tipton County Master Gardener, will discuss “Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds to Your Garden.”  The seminar is offered free to the public.  For more information, call 872-2609.

It’s time to register for the 14th annual Celebrate Munford 5K run and Mayor’s 2-mile fitness walk. The event is planned for Saturday, Aug. 10 at 8 a.m. at Centennial Park. For more information or to register, go to

Aug. 15
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, Aug. 15 at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

Aug. 16
“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.

Family Skate Night will be held on Aug. 16  from 6–9 p.m. at the Millington Civic Center gym. Entertainment will be provided by Look Left Entertainment.  There is an admission fee and includes the use of our skates.  Non-skating parents are admitted free.  Concessions will be sold.  The school with the most students in attendance will win the traveling Skate Night trophy.

Aug. 17
Friendship United Methodist Church located at 6220 Highway 51 North in Millington invites you to attend its annual homecoming celebration: A Hallelujah Homecoming:  A Return To  Our Spiritual Roots on Sunday, Aug. 17. The worship service starts at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Jerome Scales, Jr., Pastor, Charles Collins, Co-Chair and Linda Nettles Harris, Co- Chair. For more  information  , call Linda Nettles Harris 484-4223.

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

Playhouse 51 will conduct a lighting workshop on Saturday, August 17 from 1-3 p.m. at the Harvell Civic Center Main Auditorium. Everyone is welcome to attend. The workshop is free to Playhouse 51 members, non-members will pay $10 for the workshop and receive a one year Playhouse 51 membership. This workshop will provide an overview of the light board, programming, set up and running lights for a show. For more information, contact Mike Evans at or 604-8833.

Aug. 18
Homecoming will be celebrated at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Aug 18 at 11 a.m. Church service will be at 11 a.m. with a pot luck dinner and fellowship following.  Homecoming is a good time for renewal of your faith or a time to start a new phase in your life.  Come join the church for faith, fellowship and food.  For more information, call 876-5757 ext. 3.

Aug. 20
Mature Adults Ballroom Dance (ages 30 and up), will be held at the Baker Community Center in Millington on Tuesday with music by The VIPs from the hours  of 7-10 p.m. There is a fee and  bring finger foods. For more information, contact Betty or Everett Clark at 872-3508.

Aug. 21
Kids in Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  It is a program for youth ages 3-17.  It meets every Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m.  Supper is served at 6 with activities and bible study following.  The first session is Aug. 21 in the family living center.  For more information, call 876-5757, ext 3.

Aug. 22
National Senior Citizen’s Day honorning all senior adults will be held Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be a health and wellness fair with prizes. There will be a proclamation by Mayor Dewayne Cole and a tour of the Munford Senior Center. The event is sponsored by the Muford Parks and Recreation Department.

Aug. 23
Movies at the Market: Millington Arts and Recreation is proud to announce “Movies at the Market” at the Millington Farmers’ Market on Aug. 23.  We will be showing “Oz: The Great and Powerful” starting at 7:45 p.m. There is an admission fee and it includes all snacks and drinks.  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.  For more information, call 873-5770.

Aug. 28
The Tipton County Class will begin Wednesday. This internationally recognized, non-denominational Bible Study for adults will be held on Wed. mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Gateway Baptist Church, which is located at 1915 Rosemark Road, in Atoka, will be the host church. This year’s study will be the Gospel of Luke. Classes are available for children up through 5 years of age. Nursery is also available. The CBS schedule will follow the Tipton County school calendar for vacation breaks, snow days, etc. There is a registration fee per adult for the class. Scholarships are available. Children may be registered at the same time at a cost. For more information, call 476-5857.

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.

Gift card promotion
Blood donations especially drop around the summer holidays, when donors are busy with fun activities or on vacation. As part of the Red Cross Summer of Stories campaign to maintain the blood supply, everyone who presents to give blood between Aug. 26 and Sept. 9, in honor of Labor Day, could win one of five $1,000 American Express gift cards. Watch videos of individuals whose lives have been touched by blood donors at Then, share your own story via social media using the #SummerofStories hashtag.
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The staff at Munford High School announces that two of its students have been selected to participate in Governor’s School this summer.  Incoming junior, Abigail Bell (left), was selected to attend the Tennessee Governor’s School for Emerging Technologies which was held June 2-29 on the campus of Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville.  Incoming junior, Savoya Beidl (right), was selected to attend the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts which was held June 2-28 on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.  The selection for Governor’s School is a highly competitive process with only the top-performing students emerging.  It is a prestigious honor to be selected.

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