Archive | August, 2013

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Cool Nights Get the Fish Biting

By Josh Gowan I could certainly get used to these 60 degree nights! I’m not sure when the last “early fall” was, but according to the extended forecast the cool nights are here to stay! The fishing reports have started pouring in, and I attended a great event this weekend, so let’s get to it. […]

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Daycare Centers Need Supervision

By David Peel I recently filed a case against a local Memphis daycare center alleging it failed to provide adequate supervision and staffing during spring break when several children were in their care. Holidays can mean special challenges for them. Though the daycare center disputes all the allegations, we alleged that a three-year-old child broke […]

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We Understood One ‘Nuther

By Otis Griffin I reckon the famous true Southern saying will always be with us.  ‘Time Flies’.  Remember as a young stump jumper we couldn’t wait to hit our teens.  Us is sumpin’.  Finally sixteen, a license for legal conveyance.  Eventually get a prison release diploma.  Twenty one meant we could go anywhere and buy […]

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Public Safety August 29

Arrests August 15 – 49-year-old Millington man charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked and improper display of motor vehicle tags; 25-year-old Memphis woman charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked and speeding; 36-year-old Memphis man charged with failure to appear. August 16 – 31-year-old Millington woman charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, license required, violation of […]

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An Ultimate Warrior

Bob Clement (D-TN), who served eight terms from Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District, talks to Cpl. Christian Brown, of Munford, during a recent visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. Clement, who is active in the U.S. Association of Former Member of Congress (FMC), is spearheading a new FMC program, paring Former Members with wounded warriors in an […]

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On The Base: Congressional Delegation

Rear Adm. Earl L. Gay, Commander, Navy Recruiting Command and Rear Adm. Annie B. Andrews, oncoming Commander, Navy Recruiting Command meet with Rep. Joe Wilson (R-South Carolina) Aug. 22, 2013 as part of a Congressional delegation. The purpose of the visit is to focus on recruiting efforts in a budget constrained environment, provide an overview […]

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Board re-hires SES for fiscal update to municipal schools feasibility study

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has re-hired Southern Educational Strategies to update its 2012 study on the feasibility of creating a municipal school district. Board members took the action during an Aug. 12 special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Hank Hawkins and seconded by Alderman Thomas McGhee. […]

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The Great Amazing Race coming to Millington Sept. 22

Star Staff Report One thing kept Kathy going as she sped from station to station was her teammate for the day, 10-year-old daughter,  Samantha. The two were in the thick of the Great Amazing Race, a mile long course filled with zany obstacles and challenges. “Mom, this is the most fun I’ve ever had with […]

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Always in our Hearts

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Once the Millington Trojans wrapped up practice last Wednesday, it was time to remember why August 21 will always be an important date to the program. It was a year ago on their home field they lost teammate and friend Dana Payne. Just a sophomore, the 15-year-old football player died from […]

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Celebrate Munford coming Sept. 21

Star Staff Reports Munford Mayor Dwayne Cole, Barbara Dorn, public relations coordinator for Celebrate Munford and Jennifer Sutthin, entertainment chairman for Celebrate Munford, are pictured working in preparation for the upcoming 13th Munford Celebration to be held Sept. 21 beginning at 9 a.m. “We will spotlight and honor all our distinguished Military personnel that have […]

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