Archive | August, 2014

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Trojans emerge with win over Cardinals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Turnovers, miscues, penalties and missed opportunities plagued both the Millington Trojans and Brighton Cardinals Friday night on Mooney Boswell Field. The Trojans endured a majority of their woes in the first half, meanwhile the Cardinals suffered from costly errors during crunch time to fall 20-7. The defeat dropped Brighton to 1-1 […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Shelby County Department of Housing (SCDH) is preparing its Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) for the program year that began July 1, 2013 and ended June 30, 2014. The CAPER is required by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development to describe CDBG and HOME program activities undertaken by SCDH to address housing and […]

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NOTICE OF MILLINGTON BEER PERMIT APPLICATION

Pursuant to the requirements of the Millington Municipal Code, the following information is made known to all interested persons: Ms. Marluzby Portes (DBA Marluzbyís Mexican Restaurant Inc.), has applied for an ìOn Premisesî permit to sell beer at Marluzbyís Mexican Restaurant, located at 6646 US Highway 51 North, Millington TN. The Millington Beer Board will […]

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Soccer Van Kampen on move

Working on teamwork

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Lady Cardinals were nursing a 1-0 lead early in the second half against the Millington Lady Trojans. Brighton grabbed the early advantage last Thursday in Centennial Park courtesy of a goal from Avis Van Kampen. The energy picked up quickly for the host Lady Trojans when senior Julie Dickenson […]

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John Strode receives American Cable Association Award

Star Staff Reports JONESBORO, Ark —  John Strode, Ritter Communications’ Vice President of External Affairs was named recipient of the Lyn Simpson Grassroots Spirit Award at the American Cable Association 9th Independent Show recently in Kansas City, Missouri. “ACA honors with its highest awards those people who rank among the most dedicated and thoughtful professionals […]

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Identity Thieves Target Kids as Well as Adults

By Jason Alderman I’m sorry to report that child identity fraud is alive and well in 2014. If anything, the problem may be worsening as identity thieves devise new methods to steal – and use – children’s personal information. Most commonly, they’ll harvest kids’ dormant Social Security numbers (SSNs) and use them to illegally obtain […]

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Jon Hunter, Luke Hunter and Jimmy Ramsey of Semo Bowfishing doing their part to eliminate Asian carp, an invasive species.

Deer Prep and the Classic

By Josh Gowan We are collectively closing in on one of the busiest times of the year for avid outdoorsmen. While serious fishermen are no strangers to arduous preparations before a trip (I’ve certainly had my fair share,) serious hunters work twice as hard and then some. Re-stringing poles and cleaning out guns are comparable tasks, […]

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My Heroes Have Been

By Otis Griffin Looking back over the last few years, I guess there have been a lot of men and women that have been made to look bigger than life by the news media.  Politicians, military, movies stars, scientists, sports figures, medicine, religion, education, musicians, business people and doctors, just to name a few.  Many […]

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David Peel

Scam Alert

By David Peel As an injury attorney, I am very unlikely to be targeted in a scam. But this is not true for my grandmother. Here are some current scams that seem to target our seniors. Obituary mining.  In what must be a new low, scammers use all the information in the obituaries to assert […]

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Process Before You Post — Teens

By Mike T. Smith When your parents were your age they had to post their status updates by carving them into stone. Then they just threw the stone as far as they could so everyone else could know what was going on in their life. It was exhausting. The bright side of this is that […]

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