Archive | March, 2014


Out of this Continent

What has Brighton High School graduate Reggie Elkins been up to? Elkins has been a college basketball star for Mid-Continent University. Recently his senior year just came to an end with his team being put out of the First Round of the Conference Tournament, and MCU didn’t get a bid to the NAIA National Tournament. […]

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New website helps explain programming cost increases

Star Staff Reports Ritter Communications is in negotiations with Viacom, owner of MTV Networks, to continue offering its channels, but believes the current proposal from Viacom would have costly repercussions for the company’s customers. While Ritter is restricted from talking about specific rates, Viacom has demanded a rate increase that is 40 times the rate […]

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Beautiful Wings

On March 14 members of the Garden Club of Rosemark attended the District I Spring Membership meeting at Memphis Botanic Gardens.  The theme of the day was “Butterflies” and clubs brought table centerpieces appropriate to the theme.  Rosemark’s pot-et-fleur was staged on the food table and contained two pots of a species of Syngonium podophyllam, […]

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TRA presents Fiddler this Spring

Star Staff Reports Tipton-Rosemark Academy presents the Tony Award-winning musical Fiddler on the Roof March 28–April 5 in the new Performing Arts Center on the TRA campus at 8686 Rosemark Road in Millington. Performances are 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29, with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Sunday, March 30. The show […]

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Spring Fishing Gets Hot

By Josh Gowan This past Saturday was the nicest morning I’ve spent on the water in a very long time, and I was not alone! A ton of anglers across the region took advantage of the weather, and while the bright sun and calm waters invigorated eager fishermen, the fish seemed to enjoy it even […]

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The Word is Jever

By Thelma Ledford Jever is a “new word” discovered by a writing friend of mine. She used it in class one day.  I liked it!  Whether we are aware of it or not, we all use it. “Did you ever” (Jever) I’ve done a lot of wondering lately when I see TV commercials. “Jever” wonder […]

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How long do I have to sue in Tennessee if I am injured?

By David Peel Most Tennessee injury cases settle and do not have to be filed in court. But, if you are seriously hurt, such as fractures, ruptured discs or nerve damage, there is little time to waste. Statute of limitations are time limits that make your case worth nothing if you do not file suit […]

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Protecting and Serving

In December the Millington Police Department passed its State Accreditation. The Department was awarded the Accreditation at the March monthly Mayor and Board of Alderman meeting by Chief Art Heun of the Dyersburg Police Department. The Accreditation is a three year process and the Department must be re-accredited every three years. It is a lengthy […]

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Public Safety March 27

Fire Reports Building Fire March 17 – 6278 Martinwood Drive. Passenger vehicle fire March 15 – 7858 Church Street. Outside rubbish fire, other March 13 – 5164 U.S. Highway 51 North. Outside rubbish, trash or waste fire, other March 14 – Veterans Parkway at Old Raleigh Millington Road; Big Creek Church Road at Juana Drive. […]

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Obituaries March 27

NANNIE LEE MONTGOMERY Nannie Lee Montgomery, 88, retired nurse’s aide, passed away Feb. 28, 2014. The family receiveD friends at a catered reception March 6. Service was held at the Millington Chapel. Interment followed at Rosemark Cemetery. Mrs. Montgomery was a member of Rosemark ARP Church. She is survived by her son, William L. Montgomery […]

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