Archive | September, 2014

Brock Murphy, 5, poses with a big Kentucky Lake Crappie he caught with his dad, Kevin.

Ducks, Doves and the Big Dance

By Josh Gowan There is no greater time of year for us outdoor-folk than fall. The deer are moving about, the squirrels are cutting, the ducks are preparing for their migration down the Mississippi Fly Way, and the fish are gorging themselves! I’ve seen plenty of posts from people on Facebook about fall bringing hoodies, […]

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Contrary to Popular Belief it’s Not You Against the World

By Mike T. Smith That should make you feel better already, shouldn’t it? Sure that quote sells thousands of downloads on iTunes, but it creates a victim mentality, and that mentality never produces winners. It never produces good results. The only thing it produces is an angry bitter attitude, and that creates an angry bitter […]

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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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EDU Northaven Library Challenge 9-25

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 CollegeforTN.org. 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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