Archive | September 25, 2014

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Finally It Is Show Day

By Otis Griffin Saturday was a special day for Rosemark rednecks.  If we had behaved all week and completed our chores (jobs) maybe, just maybe we could go to the Strand Theater picture show in Millington and watch our favorite cowboys catch the black hatted crooks.  One of the grown ups would haul us in […]

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Calendar of Events September 25

Northaven partnered with the Frayser Branch Library to promote National Library Card Sign Up Month. Dean Moore, library manager, visited Northaven Elementary School and talked with preKindergarten to fifth grade students, along with parents about the benefits of owning a library card and the services that are provided for patrons. The teen service librarians, Kenya […]

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Attention area seniors: College Application Week

College App Week Sept. 29- Oct. 3 College App Week is a statewide event sponsored by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and The goal of TN College week is to build excitement around the college application process and provide every graduating Tennessee high school senior the opportunity to apply, with a focus placed on […]

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Shelby County crime stats for January-August 2014

Star Staff Reports Reported major property crime continues its downward trend, with Jan-August 2014 being down 4.7 percent countywide and 4.3 percent in the city of Memphis, compared to the same period in 2013. It was down 33.2 percent countywide and 30.2 percent in Memphis, compared to the same period in 2006, which was the […]

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Public Safety September 25

Arrests Sept. 10 – 37 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear; 43 year old Millington male charged with failure to appear, procedure to revoke suspension of sentence or probation; 24 year old Millington female charged with failure to appear; 67 year old Millington male charged with driving on roadways laned for traffic, […]

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Obituaries September 25

GRACE ELIZABETH NICHOLS ‘BETTE’ Grace Elizabeth Nichols “Bette” 78 of Memphis passed Aug. 29, 2014. After a brave battle she died peacefully surrounded by her family. Bette was born May 18, 1936 in Jersey City, N.J. to Dennis and Edna Gaffney. She has two brothers Jimmy Gaffney and Edward Gaffney who along with her parents […]

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Millican-Hubbard makes family proud, newest star at Memphis International Raceway

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Racing is in a Millican’s blood. From the family patriarch Jimmie and his wife Martha racing at Lakeland International Raceway to their grandson Dalton, the Millicans have built a racing name in the Mid-South for decades. Maybe the best known in the group from Drummonds is Clay Millican, winner of several […]

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Looks Good to Me

Here’s the list of the Goat Days Festival Student Art Show winners.  This annual student art show is sponsored by the Millington Arts Council. Grades K-2 1st – Carlos Santibanez (1st grade) 2nd – Maggie Escue (2nd grade) 3rd – Landon Anderson (Kindergarden) Grades 3-5 1st – Elliott Michael (5th grade) 2nd – Cody McKell (5th […]

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Board’s resolution OKs ‘end use’ for Pulvair site

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution approving a “return-to-nature” format as the “end use” for the Pulvair site. Board members took the action during their Sept. 8 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Frankie Dakin and seconded by Alderman Larry Dagen. In the […]

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TRA takes first foreign mission trip

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As the plane took off from Memphis, Tipton-Rosemark Academy Upper School Assistant Principal Andrew Womack was optimist. The destination was the Dominican Republic, a place Womack has visited before. But for 23 TRA seniors there was some uncertainty about the school’s first mission trip outside of the United States. After visiting […]

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