Archive | October 24, 2013

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You had better enjoy it while you can, and before it’s too late

By Otis Griffin Merle Haggard recorded a heart snatching, down home country song especially for me, probably twenty years ago.  Neither of us knew it at the time.  Beloved, hopefully you’ve heard it.  “The Roots of My Raisin’ Run Deep.”  You have to be ‘dirt pore’ country to understand and appreciate it. Taking you back […]

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Public Safety October 24

City Court Reports October 15 Session Fines Eugene P. Baltz, 8856 Aspen View Cove, Cordova, driving while license suspended, $250 fine plus cost; speeding $10 fine plus cost. Steven J. Baylous, 4176 Thornhill Drive, Millington, disreguarding stop sign, $10 fine plus cost; driving while license suspended, $250 fine plus cost. Benjamin H. Bowles, Millington, criminal […]

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Obituary October 24

HENRY WILLIAM NELSON Henry William Nelson, 90, born in New Castle, Va., went to be with the Lord on Oct. 14, 2013, at his home in Millington. He was a WWII Navy veteran serving in Maui as an aviation mechanic. After service he made his home in the Memphis/Millington area retiring from Federal Civil Service […]

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School Board candidates discuss budget, policy, superintendent issues at Forum in Civic Center

By Bill Short   Five of the 10 candidates running for seven positions on Millington’s first municipal school board responded to questions last Thursday night during a public Forum. Co-sponsored by The Millington Star and the Millington Exchange Club at the Harvell Civic Center, the Forum was moderated by Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. The […]

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Armory Shooting Two

Two wounded at Tennessee National Guard in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This afternoon a National Guard employee allegedly shot two colleagues at the Paul R. Summers Armory in Millington on the grounds of the Tennessee National Guard. The shooter was taken down by witnesses and into custody at the Millington Police Department. The shooting took place across the street from the Naval […]

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