Archive | January 9, 2014

To My Faithful Readers

By Thelma Ledford Many of you have let me know that you read my column in the local newspapers; the column was in more than one newspaper. One was called “Nutrition with a Mission” and the other “Health Beat.” Some contacted me for literature. Thank you so much for your confidence. It is my desire […]

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Public Safety January 9

Fire Reports Building fire, other December 27 – 6295 U.S. Highway 51 North. Grass fire January 1 – Cloverhaven Drive at Division Lane. Outside rubbish fire, other December 29 – 7851 Helene Drive. Outside rubbish, trash or waste fire, other December 31 – 4908 Montgomery St. Motor vehicle accident with injuries January 1 – Walker […]

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School Board approves contract to hire Roper as district’s first superintendent

By Bill Short The Millington School Board unanimously approved a contract this week to employ Dr. David Roper of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro as the school district’s first superintendent. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Louise Kennon and seconded by Cody Childress. […]

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MCHS grad serves two tours in Afghanistan, returns home to enjoy freedoms he helped protect

By Thomas Sellers Jr. U.S. Army Specialist Gene Molder had a hard time finding his way around Millington last month. After three years away and two tours in Afghanistan, the 2006 Millington Central High School graduate got re-introduced to his hometown, to a McDonald’s moved from Navy Road to Highway 51. And Molder had to […]

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Deep Freeze

An Arctic blast hit most of the United States over this past weekend. In Shelby County, temperatures reached as low as 9 degrees leading to problems for drivers, homeowners and those working outside. The freezing conditions lead to many closures across the Mid-South. Classes were canceled on Tuesday because the dangerously for Shelby and Tipton […]

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