Archive | March 6, 2014

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Tournament Season Kicks Off

By Josh Gowan How about some beautiful weather to remind us all that spring is just around the corner! This past Saturday was gorgeous and a ton of fishermen got out and enjoyed it, myself included! I still had more boat maintenance and updating to take care of over the weekend, and with a long […]

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Don’t Get Too Uppity

By Otis Griffin We have heard our parents tell us many times, “I want to make sure that you young’uns don’t have it as rough growing up as me and your Mammy.” “Yes suhhh, we want you to have it a lot better than we did.”  “Get you a good education, a good job, and […]

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Look Both Ways

By David Peel No matter how careful people are, there are times when a pedestrian is injured because of an automobile. Under Tennessee law, a pedestrian crossing the street in a crosswalk or with a “walk” sign has the right of way. In general, pedestrians usually have the right of way at intersections if they […]

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Really Hot Wheels

Some Tipton County motorist got a visual surprise last week seeing a Dodge Dart in flames. Crews were able to come and put the fire out before any damage or injuries.

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Public Safety March 6

Arrests February 20 – 37-year-old Millington man charged with theft of property $500 or less; 23-year-old Memphis man charged with criminal trespass. February 21 – 33-year-old Munford woman charged with assault; 22-year-old Memphis man charged with refusal to submit to tests for alcoholic or drug content of blood, drivers to exercise due care, driving under […]

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Millington’s Lindsey Harris overcoming birth defect to become three-sport student/athlete

By Thomas Sellers Jr. During a recent January day, the Harris family celebrated a milestone with 16-year-old Lindsey getting her license. Although this moment is typical to many households across the United States, for the family in Millington the thought of Lindsey getting behind a wheel was a just a dream. Born on July 14, […]

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Board votes to post opening for permanent police chief

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has voted to keep Rita Stanback as interim police chief while advertising an opening for the permanent position. Board members took the action during their Feb. 17 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. The […]

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Hayes Graduates from U of M

Justin B. Hayes 2007 graduate of Millington High and 2011 graduate of University of Memphis received his Juris Doctorate of Law from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in E.Lansing Michigan Saturday January 25, 2014. His accomplishments and activities include Christian Legal Society, Cooley Ambassadors, Cooley Innocence Project, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, Graduation Marshal, Military […]

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Obituaries March 6

HELEN JOYCE ‘JUDY’ LINDSEY Helen Joyce “Judy” Lindsey, 70, born in Chattanooga, Tenn., on May 27, 1943 to the late Matthew and Gertrude Stewart. She was a graduate of Red Banks High School, class of 1962. Judy passed away peacefully on Feb. 20, 2014 surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband, James […]

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Ice Storm ’14 slams the Mid-South

By Thomas Sellers Jr. After nearly picture-perfect Saturday with temperatures in the mid 60s, the Mid-South braced for a winter storm. And Sunday the weather delivered with heavy rains, thunderstorms and then sleet. Before the night was over, the percepitation transformed into ice and snow. The worst damage hit Tipton County and Northwest Shelby County. […]

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