Archive | May, 2014

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Explore Medicare Before You Turn 65

By Jason Alderman Each day, approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 – and thereby become eligible for Medicare. But becoming eligible for and actually enrolling in Medicare are two very different things. In fact, if you miss the initial window to sign up for certain parts of Medicare and later decide to enroll, you could […]

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For A Worthy Cause

Some 150 area residents attended a Chinese auction and spaghetti dinner to raise funds for the Millington Crisis Center and St. William Catholic Church on Saturday evening, May 17. The annual event raises approximately $1,400 each for both organizations. A wide range of items were up for bid including a Nook e-reader, gift cards to area […]

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BlueBank Resort's Billy Blakely poses with a big Reelfoot Lake crappie.

Spring Fishing Getting a Late Start

By Josh Gowan This may be the best part of spring yet, cool mornings and warm, sunny afternoons, the fish are biting and the Mosquitos are not (although we all know that is short-lived), and BBQ grills are lighting up in every neighborhood. The weather-folks missed the mark this past weekend, but in our favor […]

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READY FIRE AIM?

By David Peel Rarely has aiming first been so important as it was recently in South Carolina, where the most bizarre thing happened. It started like a lot of stories do that have tragic endings. There were a bunch of friends hanging out in the garage. Apparently, they had time on their hands and energy […]

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Good Eats Ledford

WAKE UP! AMERICA

By Themla Ledford America took our nation’s freedom for granted for years. Suddenly we were made aware of impending danger! Americans went into action immediately to protection our country. There is another call for action! For over forty-eight years I have been sounding the alarm about the condition of health in America. A dangerous situation […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety May 29

Arrests May 15 – 23-year-old Millington woman charged with disorderly conduct. May 16 – 41-year-old Millington woman charged with vandalism $500 or less and harassment; 24-year-old Millington man charged with criminal trespass. May 17 – 43-year-old Munford man charged with driving under the influence of intoxicant, open container law, evading arrest and reckless driving; 43-year-old […]

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Rev. Andrew Chambers Sr

Thank You Good Shepherd

Star Staff Reports It was 23 years ago God sent a new shepherd to lead the sheep of Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church located at 3728 West Union Road in Millington. The mission assigned to Rev. Andrew Chambers Sr., by God he said was to teach love. For 23 years Chambers did just that through […]

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Calendar of Events May 29

Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland’s educational priority was on display this past graduation season. Roland presented the first Terry A. Roland Community Leadership Scholarship to Tipton-Rosemark Academy 2014 graduate Blake Kelley May 17 during the commencement at the Millington First Baptist Church. Roland announced Shelby County Government is investing more than 2.7 Million dollars in […]

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Graduation Young completes it

Snaps from MCHS Graduation 2014

When the name of E’Naja Young was called May 20 in Hope Presbyterian Church in Memphis, interim Millington Central High School Principal Marsha Davis was done announcing all the graduating Class of 2014. With millions of dollars in scholarships and several preparing for a career in the Armed Forces, the night belonged to wonderful speeches […]

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Navy Dad makes it home in time to see daughter graduate with MCHS Class of 2014

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Several gathered in the main sanctuary of Hope Presbyterian Church May 20 for the 104th Millington Central High School Commencement. Some were already taking selfies to post on Instagram or send to Facebook. Twitter was buzzing about the MCHS graduation even before a single Class of 2014 graduate stepped foot into […]

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