Archive | December, 2013

Winter Thaw Welcomes Waterfowl

By Josh Gowan Are you a person who’s overrun with happiness? Has your constant cheerfulness and positive outlook on life alienated you from friends and family? Would you like to remedy this joyous, gleeful affliction? I have the cure… a mid-December trip to Walmart! All I needed was a few vegetables, milk, toothpaste, lightbulbs, and […]

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Five New Year’s Legal Resolutions

By David Peel Here are five (5) LEGAL resolutions can help yourself and your family. 1.    Shoot a video. Make a videotape of all of your household goods, just by walking through the house and opening closets and attics. If you suffer loss due to tornado, fire, theft or earthquake (optional coverage) you can easily […]

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I DIDN’T EXPECT

By Otis Griffin The first time I ever visited Santy was at the basement floor at Sears-Roebucks on Watkins.  Pictures of Santy with his red outfit, white bushy beard and black boots didn’t scare me.  However, it is a whole new ball game in real life.  Santy is sitting on a stage with hay bales […]

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Public Safety December 26

City Court Reports December 17 Session Fines Latasha A. Bowles-Bell, 1359 Gleason Ave., Memphis, no driver’s license, ex parte $50 fine plus cost; speeding, ex parte $10 fine plus cost. Robert L. Dean, 8221 Hay Loft Drive, Cordova, no driver’s license, ex parte $50 fine plus cost; speeding, ex parte $10 fine plus cost. Vanessa […]

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School Board votes to offer Roper superintendent’s job

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted last week to offer the city’s first superintendent position to Dr. David Roper of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. Board members took the action Friday night during a special called meeting in the Board Chamber at City Hall. Roper was one of three finalists for the […]

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Year in Review 2013: January-June

January 2013 * The third annual gathering of St. James CME Church and First United Methodist Church to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marked the first for new FUMC Minister Ed. White. The annual started in 2011 under the direction of St. James Minister W. Otis Higgs Jr. and then FUMC Minister Dr. Ken […]

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SCSO makes an arrest in Millington

  Star Staff Reports On Saturday, just after midnight, officers with the Fugitive Apprehension Team, (FAT), arrested Pierre Polk. Warrants were issued on December 18th for Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Rape, Aggravated Kidnapping and Theft of Property $500-$1,000.   Polk had been on the run since December 18 hiding out in area motels. He was located […]

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TRA’s Chambers is Finalists for 2013 John “Bull” Bramlett Award

Star Staff Report   The Memphis Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) today announced four finalists for the 10th annual John “Bull” Bramlett Award presented by Brim’s Snack Foods. The award will be presented at this year’s FCA / AutoZone Liberty Bowl Prayer Breakfast on Dec. 28, to the high school football player in the […]

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Breaking News: School Board votes to employ Roper as Millington’s first superintendent

  By Bill Short The Millington School Board has voted to offer the city’s first school superintendent position to Dr. David Roper of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. Board members took the action tonight during a special called meeting in the Board Chamber at City Hall. Roper was one of three applicants among six […]

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Pop’s Upside-down tradition looks to benefit Munford youths

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The upside-down Christmas Tree is back at Pops Bar and Grill in Millington at  6365 Navy Road. Last year the tree debuted at the Millington eatery as a way to raise money for a local soldier’s family. Pops owner “Ms. Jeanne” Beckman opened the business with her late husband Pops Beckman. […]

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