Archive | September 18, 2014

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It is a Country Spread

By Otis Griffin When is the last time you pulled up an empty, patched up, broken down, wobbly, nail keg with one of your growing up friends?  Slowly sat down and relived the directions of how you actually got around while hoping to possibly enter maturity. A good place to begin would be the center […]

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Calendar of Events September 18

Month of September The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries. West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church located at 3099 […]

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Several area residents wake up to high waters Thursday morning

Star Staff Reports Damage estimates were being compiled last Thursday in the wake of that morning’s flooding caused by hours of steady rain from about 5:30 to 9:30 a.m. “We began our coordination effort early this morning,” Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell Jr. said. “Late this afternoon, representatives of law enforcement, fire and emergency response […]

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Public Safety September 18

Fire Reports Building fire Sept. 9 – 5518 Benjestown Road. Gas Leak Sept. 10 – Kerrville Rosemark Road. Electrical wiring/equipment no problem Sept. 7 – C-Street near Navy Road. Heat from short circuit wiring Sept. 8 – 4488 Bon Homme Richard Drive. Motor vehicle accident with injuries Sept. 5 – Crenshaw Road and Bucknell Road. […]

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Obituaries September 18

WILLIAM ‘BILL’ HYDER William “Bill” Hyder, 80, of Millington, passed away on Sept. 2, 2014. He was born in Knoxville to Joseph and Nora Hyder on Dec. 28, 1933. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 49 years, Loucille Hyder. He is survived by his two stepsons, James (Cathy) Westmoreland of Olive Branch, Miss., […]

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Ordinance would adopt municipal schools budget for 2015 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would adopt the municipal school system’s budget for the 2015 fiscal year. Board members took the action during their Sept. 8 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman […]

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Goat Days 25: Opening Ceremony

Millington Mayor Terry Jones, right, spent part of his birthday introducing Brighton High School student Caroline Hayes to perform the National Anthem Friday during the opening ceremony of the 25th International Goat Days at USA Stadium. Hayes, 17, is a member of the BHS Band and accompanied by her family and vocal coach Rachel Wortham […]

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