Archive | November 21, 2013

Finally It Is Show Day

By Otis Griffin Saturday was a special day for Rosemark rednecks.  If we had behaved all week and completed our chores (jobs) maybe, just maybe we could go to the Strand Theater picture show in Millington and watch our favorite cowboys catch the black hatted crooks.  One of the grown ups would haul us in […]

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Drunk Drivers Cause Holiday Tragedies

By David Peel In Tennessee, all drivers are required to have automobile insurance and are not supposed to drink and drive. Some violate both laws. Especially around the holidays. If you are injured by a drunk driver, you may be able to receive money damages for medical bills, lost wages, lost enjoyment of life, or […]

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Public Safety November 21

Fire Reports Fire, other November 8 – 7920 U.S. Highway 51 North. Grass fire November 11 – State Route 385 West. Mobile property (vehicle) fire November 10 – 8500 Wilkinsville Road. Outside rubbish fire, other November 11 – 7844 Shamrock Road. Motor vehicle accident with injuries November 12 – 8145 U.S. Highway 51 North. Motor […]

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Get with the program

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The list of names continues to grow. The Millington Trojan Wrestling program has been moving forward under the leadership of Head Coach William Richardson. The veteran coach and his staff  have guided athletes like JT Taylor, Jamario Erving, and the Robinson brothers Rodney and Devante just to name a few have […]

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Spotlight on our Heroes

Veteran’s Day 2013 The River City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution placed a memorial wreath at the Doughboy Statue in Veteran’s Plaza at Overton  Park in honor of Veterans Day. The wreath was presented by Regent Natalie Payne and Vice Regent Nancy Foshee. Speaker for the ceremony was retired USAF & USMC, […]

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MCHS Instructor celebrates 10 years of building a national, awarding-winning program

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Back in July 2003, then Millington Central High School Principal Nancy Norwood hired a young teacher with an extensive background in broadcast journalism. Three principals and a new school building later, Marshonn Calvin has transformed a media department that started with old VHS cameras into a national-award winning program. Calvin’s film […]

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School Board members discuss teachers’ compensation, open enrollment at Forum

By Bill Short Millington’s newly elected school board members discussed teacher compensation and open enrollment last week at a Public Forum in the Harvell Civic Center Auditorium. The Forum was conducted on Nov. 12 to receive “input” from residents, as well as the teachers, principals and administrators of Millington’s schools, regarding the search for a […]

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