Archive | May 8, 2014

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Help Your Mom Get Organized for Mother’s Day

By Jason Alderman Mother’s Day is May 11. If you’re wracking your brain for ways to show your mom appreciation for all the sacrifices she made while raising you, here’s a thought: Why not offer to spend some time helping to sort through her financial, legal and medical paperwork to make sure everything is in […]

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Among the Best

First Citizens National Bank Ranks in the Top 15th Percentile of Community Banks Seifried & Brew LLC is proud to announce that First Citizens National Bank, based on the Seifried & Brew Total Risk/Return Composite Ranking, has again ranked in the S&B Top 15th Percentile of Community Banks for 2013. The benchmark for this ranking […]

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Tony Hughes and Bart Gillon pose with a few of their winning stringer from the Reelfoot Lake Crappie Club Tournament.

Tough Fishing & Rising Waters

By Josh Gowan I have always felt that when fishing a tournament, or even just fishing, that my chances of having a successful day are severely decreased by beautiful weather. I know it’s counterintuitive to what your “everyday fisherman” thinks, and I’m not sure if it’s the high pressure that often accompanies bluebird days, or […]

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Tony Hughes and Bart Gillon pose with a few of their winning stringer from the Reelfoot Lake Crappie Club Tournament.

Tough Fishing & Rising Waters

By Josh Gowan I have always felt that when fishing a tournament, or even just fishing, that my chances of having a successful day are severely decreased by beautiful weather. I know it’s counterintuitive to what your “everyday fisherman” thinks, and I’m not sure if it’s the high pressure that often accompanies bluebird days, or […]

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Strongly and Wisely Designed

By Otis Griffin My dear friend James bought an old Chevrolet station wagon a few decades ago so luckily we didn’t have to walk or thumb any longer. The classic had wooden sides that ‘pert nigh’ two dozen families of termites had hibernated in for several years and by the soft splinters decaying evidently they […]

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Chance to be Fair

By David Peel As an injury attorney with many good Christian clients, I have heard so many times the story of injured victims “letting the insurance company have a chance to be fair.”  While I’m all for the sentiment of trying to give them a chance, I cannot ignore the reality of the unpredictable results […]

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Best One Yet…2014 Millington Farmers’ Market Opening

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The first Saturday in May means the Kentucky Derby and crazy weather in Millington affecting the annual opening of the Millington Farmer’s Market. The May Day Flood of 2010 canceled the inaugural event for the Market. The following year the 100-Year Flood hampered the opening. Then there was unseasonably cold temperatures […]

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Pleading the Fifth

Star Staff Reports The Exchange Clubs of Memphis and Shelby County celebrated more than 50 years of honoring fifth graders at the Crime Prevention Luncheon on March 13 at Southwest Tennessee Community College – Macon Campus.  The students wrote an essay on how they would take a bite out of crime.  Then a committee of […]

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Public Safety May 8

Arrests April 24 – 27-year-old Millington woman charged with failure to appear; 30-year-old Millington woman charged with domestic assault. April 25 – 33-year-old Memphis man charged with failure to appear; 53-year-old Millington woman charged with theft of property $500 or less and unauthorized use of automobiles and other vehicles; 24-year-old Millington man charged with failure […]

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Obituaries May 8

NOAH JAMES CHAMBLESS Infant, Noah James Chambless, died on his birthday, April 28, 2014. He is survived by parents, Johnny Allen and Jessica Shea Chambless and Anthony Eugene Jacques; a brother, Bentley Allen Chambless; grandparents, Mary O’Connor Fincher, Erik Smith, Eugene Fincher, Robert Goff, Ricky Chambless (Stephanie), and Reggie & Marsha Jacques; great grandparents, Robert […]

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