Archive | December 5, 2013

Youth Deer Hunting

By Josh Gowan “There is no more difficult weapon with which to kill a deer than an 8 year old boy.” – Josh Gowan Yeah I know, I’m no Twain, but I believe he’d have liked that one. I suppose I’m closing the book on Missouri’s 2013 rifle season, without my boy getting a deer, […]

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Front Yard a Grave Yard

By David Peel How many car accidents would have to occur in your front yard before you asked for help?  Two? Five? Eight? How about 43? Three were fatalities. That is the position that one Tipton County family finds themselves in.  Holly Grove, from Beaver Road west past Plantation to Munford-Gilt Edge Road is uniquely […]

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CERTified

The Community Emergency Response Team Program educates residents about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area. CERT teaches a person how to assist his community (self, family, neighbors, and others in your neighborhood or workplace)  immediately following a disaster and  until  professional responders are available. CERT Disaster Preparedness Training was recently held in […]

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Public Safety December 5

City Court Reports November 26 Session Fines Javan R. Brooks, 5609 Waterstone Oak Way, Memphis, resisting official detention, $50 fine plus cost. Deborah L. Ferrell, 185 Joe Joyner Road, Munford, disregarding stop sign, $10 fine plus cost; no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost. Aaron M. Gereau, 262 Brown Road, Drummonds, possession of a controlled […]

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Lady Cougars outlast Crockett County in Thanksgiving Shootout

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The first day of Munford’s first Thanksgiving Shootout ended with a thrill. The main event Friday night in the Munford Gymnasium was the host Lady Cougars taking on the Crockett County Lady Cavaliers. Trailing for most of the second half, the Lady Cougars fought back behind the inside play of Lindsey […]

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Obituary December 5

DR. FLETCHER HOWARD GOODE Fletcher Howard Goode, M.D., was born on January 10, 1930, in Memphis, and was the fourth of five children of Q. B. and Estelle Goode. After graduating from Messick High School, he started his pre-med studies at Memphis State College, where he met his future wife, Ann Williams of Millington. After […]

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School Board sworn in; elects chairman; approves agreement with Shelby County

By Bill Short After they were sworn in Monday night, Millington’s first municipal school board members elected a chairman and approved an agreement negotiated with the Shelby County School System. With Mayor Terry Jones administering the Oath of Office, the board members vowed to support the U.S. and Tennessee Constitutions, the new Millington City Charter […]

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Millington Star begins digital pricing Friday

Star Staff Reports Effective Friday, Dec. 6, a full-priced subscription to the Millington Star will allow unlimited, free access to the Star’s website, Millington-news.com. Non-subscribers will be asked to pay for frequent use of the Star’s digital products, and for the first time there will be a digital-only subscription offered. Asking readers to pay for […]

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Santa Coming to Town?

The Millington and Munford Christmas parades are scheduled to be held this Saturday. The Millington Christmas Parade starts at 3 p.m. The parade begins at Bill Knight and Newport, continuing north on Newport, right onto Navy Road, right onto Church Street, and right onto Bill Knight. There is a theme for each year’s event, which […]

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CITY OF MUNFORD SEVERE WEATHER, ICE CONTIGENCY PLANS

Star Staff Reports In the event of icing conditions that produce electrical outages, the City of Munford will open its emergency shelter at the Munford Recreation Center, 63 College Street.  For those citizens unable to make the commute to the center, please call Central Dispatch at 475-4300. Central Dispatch will alert a city employee to […]

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