Archive | April 17, 2014

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Gifted Program

By Thomas Sellers Jr. By the dozens, shoppers entered Boatwright Pharmacy Saturday morning for the Grand Opening of the store’s Gift Shop. The remodeling project that started in early February was completed Friday night just in time for the public. From 9 a.m. to noon, Boatwright celebrated with special invited guests and customers just stopping […]

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Calendar of Events

The Millington Quil ters Guild hosted their annual quilt show on Saturday, March 29 at Baker Community Center. A wide variety of the organization’s handy work was on display. In addition to the many quilts – pillows, bags and other items which are part of the organization’s charity work also were on display. Louise Cummings, Doris […]

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TOTAL Justice

The 2014 TOTAL Youth Leadership group spent March 19 with Sheriff Chumley and staff as part of their criminal justice day. They learned about the duties of Sheriff and general law enforcement operations. Students heard from Sheriff Pancho Chumley, 25th Judicial District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, Judge William A. Peeler, and Circuit Court Clerk Mike […]

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Public Safety April 17

Arrests April 3 – 24-year-old Arlington man charged with burglary and theft of property $500 or more; 20-year-old Munford woman charged with robbery. April 4 – 36-year-old Covington man charged with failure to appear; 26-year-old Millington woman charged with aggravated assault; 28-year-old Atoka man charged with domestic assault and public intoxication. April 6 – 58-year-old […]

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Obituary April 17

VIRGINIA ‘GINNY’ McDANIEL Virginia “Ginny” McDaniel, 77, retired teller for People’s State Bank and the No. 1 fan of Millington Central High School sports, Memphis Tigers Basketball, and the Grizzlies passed away April 4, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Joe McDaniel; two sons, Allen McDaniel and Andy “Spanky” McDaniel; two grandsons and two […]

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Cheryl Bone

Hope’s Cheryl Bone recognized as Senior Volunteer of the Year by Mid-South organization

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For years Millington resident Cheryl Bone has brought tears of joy and looks of genuine surprise to many as a volunteer. Bone has fed the needy, given clothes and shoes to children and donated to causes to help the poor. Working for several causes, Bone can be found either volunteering or […]

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City board approves long-term lease of Civic Center space to school system

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously this week to lease a building at the Harvell Civic Center to the municipal school system. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. At […]

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Guardsman plans to run from Memphis to Atlanta on behalf of disabled veterans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Tennessee Army National Guardsman John Townsley is no Tom Hanks. But like the famed actor, he wanted to draw attention to himself by using his gift. Townsley’s gift might bring to mind a character Hanks brought to life in 1994, Forrest Gump. “I’ve always had a God-given gift of running,” Townsley […]

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Following Felicia: Bunny, Trinity

Trinity Smith, 6, poses with the Easter Bunny Saturday afternoon during the city of Munford’s Park and Recreation Easter Egg Drop. The city of Munford Parks and Recreation, the Hospital Wing, and Genesis Church presented the Easter Egg Drop in Valentine Park. A helicopter dropped more than 20,000 eggs for area children to gather.

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GRIZZLIES ANNOUNCE FIRST ROUND PLAYOFF MATCHUP & SCHEDULE

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS – The Memphis Grizzlies’ schedule for the Western Conference First Round Playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder is set, with the Grizzlies beginning on the road in Oklahoma City for Games 1 and 2 at Chesapeake Energy Arena beginning Saturday, April 19 at 8:30 p.m. (all times CT). Game 2 […]

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