Archive | January 23, 2014

A Guide to Managing Someone Else’s Finances

By Jason Alderman Anyone who’s ever been asked to step in and manage their parents’ or someone else’s personal finances can tell you that it’s an awesome responsibility – and by “awesome,” I don’t mean “totally cool.” It’s more like “inspiring an overwhelming feeling of fear.” (Thank you, Dictionary.com.) In recognition that millions of Americans […]

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Whitetail Deer near Extinction in Missouri

By Josh Gowan I’m just kidding, I thought I’d give sensationalism a try. Apparently it’s taught in journalism school and is quite popular now. I was a creative writing major and never learned the technique, possibly because I spent the majority of my time fishing and hunting while the other creative writing majors were in […]

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Manners Are Lost

By Otis Griffin When we were growing up several decades ago, fashion, styles or the caste system didn’t matter to any of us.  If that high dollar lingo didn’t describe a breed of hogs, cows, watermelons, chickens or skinny dippin’ locations, no one was interested.  And we sho’ didn’t care as we just had fun […]

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Lawsuit claims monkeys are persons

By David Peel It was bound to happen. Chimps are similar enough to people that many so-called “scientists” actually think that humans evolved from common ape-like ancestors.  So, maybe it should not shock us that entire groups are now suing on their behalf, to cause them to be recognized as “persons” under the law. “Personhood” […]

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Trojan Wrestling Invitational Results

Fifth Annual Trojan Invitational was held early this month at Millington Central High School Team Scores: 1. St. Benedict 90 2. Briarcrest 70 3. Collierville 54 4. MUS 42 5. Millington 34 6. Brighton, St. Georges 18 7. Fayette Academy 14 8. Southwind 10 9. Memphis East 8 106 1. Trace Jenkins (SBA) 2. Jeremy Henson (Coll.) 3. Wes Abington (Briarcrest) 4. Cam Clayton (MUS) 113 1. Sam […]

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Public Safety January 23

City Court Reports January 14 Session Fines Thomas M. Arnett, 3776 Dawnhaven Drive, Millington, no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost; speeding, $10 fine plus cost; no seatbelt, $10 fine plus cost; violation of registration, $10 fine plus cost. Damon, L. Cleaves, 2695 Porter Road, Mason, no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost, speeding, $10 […]

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TRA Middle Fine Arts Department presents Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr.

Star Staff Reports Tipton Rosemark Academy’s Middle School Fine Arts Department presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. in the TRA Performing Arts Center from Thursday, Jan. 30 through Sunday, Feb. 2. Performances will take place on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. The 65-minute musical, designed for […]

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Ordinance would amend budget to allocate School Board funds

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would amend the budget to allocate funds to the School Board. Board members took the action during their Jan. 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Hank Hawkins and seconded by Alderman Bethany […]

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Love Thy Enemy

With the Munford High School Choir as a backdrop, native Memphian Dr. Alan V. Ragland was the guest speaker at the Eighth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration hosted by St. Mark M.B. Church Monday morning at the Millington Civic Center. The Rev. Keith L. McGee and members invited Ragland as part Dr. […]

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