Archive | June 26, 2014

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Millington MLG&W Office Re-Opens Monday

Star Staff Reports Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division’s Millington Community Office, located at 5131 Navy Road, will re-open Monday, June 30. The office has been closed since May 12 for Americans With Disabilities Act improvements; the renovation should be completed this Friday. Upon completion, MLGW will have completed ADA improvements at all of its […]

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Fall and Winter Stars of the Season 2013-14

Football Offensive Star of the Season LaKeron Garcia The Millington athlete is heading to Memphis because of standout senior season. Garcia was selected as a 2013 Liberty Bowl High School All-Star and had three touchdowns in that game. Earlier in the season, Garcia scored five times against rival Brighton. Either as a receiver or running […]

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Jacob LaFosse Southwest

LaFosse was unsung, but major part of TRA’s recent success, heading to Southwest

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Recent Tipton-Rosemark Academy Baseball headlines have read Jacob Johnson becoming an All-Star and signing to Southwest Tennessee as a pitcher. Connor Alexander also heading to Memphis and starts the 2014 season throwing a no-hitter. Even more recently, Gil Erwin emerges as a standout from the mound leading the Rebels to school’s […]

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Make Sure Your Family Has a Disaster Plan

By Jason Alderman June 1 marked the beginning of hurricane season. Meanwhile, across much of the Western U.S., major droughts have greatly increased the danger for summer wildfires. And don’t forget last winter’s record-breaking winter storms – or the ongoing potential for earthquakes, tornados, floods and other natural disasters. Such catastrophic events are inevitable, largely […]

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Jason Aycock and Hunter Jones of East Prairie, Mo., pose with a couple big Mississippi River blue catfish.

Father’s Day & a Super Moon

By Josh Gowan Another beautiful weekend in the heartland, punctuated by one of my favorite holidays, Father’s Day! While my quest for equality between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day is still a work in progress, I think the message is getting out. The endgame is for us Dad’s to receive the same level of gifts […]

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Good Eats Ledford

Back to Basics

By Thelma Ledford Scientists are proving that the microorganisms in the soil are beneficial to health; the breathing and working with it is healthy. Good soil is active and alive. Friends, did you know that it is good for us to make mud pies! I found SHOs (soil microorganisms) in the health food stores as […]

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GM Put Profits Over People

By David Peel General Motors, the behemoth of the U.S. auto industry, is recalling millions more cars to repair faulty ignition switches that they knew about and now admit have killed at least thirteen innocent people. At this point, they are recalling more cars than they are selling. This, you recall, is one of the […]

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Calendar of Events June 26

The Memphis and Shelby County Regents Council Daughters of the American Revolution met Saturday, June 14 at the Racquet Club of Memphis in celebration of Flag Day, which commemorates the adoption of the flag of the Unites States. Continental Congress passed the flag act on June 14, 1777.  Special guest speaker was Shelby County Mayor […]

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Part of Millington First Baptist’s Merge summer camp helps USA Stadium

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last week Millington First Baptist Church hosted its annual Summer Camp Merge for hundreds of teens from across the country…sort of. The children from churches across the United States like Georgia, Texas, New Mexico and several Tennessee congregrations spent most of their time in places across the Memphis area on mission […]

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Spring’s Best May

Yard of the Month May 2014 Area 1 Bonnie Winningham 5154 School Street Area 2 Bea Pearson 7021 Saddlebrook Area 3 Eugene Grey 7269 Bennett Wood Drive

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