Archive | June 19, 2014


Protect yourself against identity theft

Star Staff Reports Students under age 18 are often targeted for identity theft because they frequently have no reason to check their credit scores. Here are several ways to protect yourself, according to KHEAA. ·      Never provide personal information such as your Social Security number, bank account or credit card numbers in response to a […]

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Exchange Club Rodarius Pitts 5-22

Calendar of Events June 19

The Exchange Club of Millington awarded Martavius Tucker with the1st place District, Ace Award. He received $100 and an award from the Millington Club. He was winner of the Tennessee district award and will receive $1000 at the district dinner in Memphis in June. Roddarius Pitts  was second place and was awarded $50 from the Exchange Club. Posing […]

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Billy Blakely, head guide at BlueBank Resort on Reelfoot Lake and Connor Hutcherson pose with a couple of big blue gill.

Wet Weather Slows Bite

By Josh Gowan Well, it’s not so much the fish that are being slowed down by the rain, but the fishermen! It certainly isn’t news that it’s been a wet June so far, and while I hope our farmers get all the rain they need, personally I’ve had enough for a while. My grass is […]

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David Peel

The White Bronco Chase – 20 Years Later

By David Peel Remember it? Most do. Someone has ranked the O. J. Simpson white Bronco chase in the top ten most remembered television moments, among such events as the September 11 attacks, Hurricane Katrina, and the Challenger space shuttle explosion. It was June 17, 1994, to be precise. There was other news, not of […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety June 19

Arrests June 5 – 25-year-old Millington man charged with assault; 23-year-old Drummonds man charged with failure to appear. June 6 – 56-year-old Millington man charged with driving under the influence of intoxicant and reckless driving; 21-year-old Memphis man charged with public intoxication; 29-year-old Millington man charged with vandalism over $500. June 7 – 48-year-old Millington […]

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Clint Durley Principal at grad 6-19

Durley ready to validate Board’s selection with dedicated approach

By Thomas Sellers Jr. During the May 5 Millington School Board Meeting, the announcement was made that Clint Durley would be the next principal at Millington Central High School. The decision by the Board was bittersweet for the educator. The good news was Durley would be able to come back to the place where his […]

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Board approves school system’s Operating Budget for 2014-15

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen adopted a resolution this week to approve the municipal school system’s Operating Budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Board members took the action Monday night, when their “adjourned” June 9 regular monthly meeting was “reconvened.” A motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by […]

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Railroad improvements coming to North Shelby County neighborhoods

Star Staff Reports New Railroad Bridge Will Improve Safety for North Shelby County Neighborhoods Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., will host a groundbreaking ceremony this week for a new bridge that will eliminate daily traffic delays at a railroad crossing in North Shelby County. The new bridge will cross over the Canadian National-Illinois […]

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Baby shower

Leadership Millington wants residents to give back with Baby Shower

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Each year Leadership Millington class members come up with projects and ideas to benefit the city. Many of those projects can still be seen around town and have an impact on residents. Some of the Leadership Millington Class of 2014 members are shooting for a lasting effect with the Community Baby […]

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6/19/14: Public Notice-Job Position Available

Public Notice Job Position Available Skilled Laborers Ford Construction Company is seeking to hire skilled laborers for construction related to the Shelby County contract for Bridge Replacement on Raleigh-Millington Road in Shelby County, Tennessee. Ford Construction encourages applications from individuals who are low to moderate income residents of Shelby County, Tennessee or are who are […]

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