Archive | October 2, 2014

TSSAA State Championship Team 2014

Jones win State individual title, Lady Cardinals take third

Star Staff Reports The Brighton Lady Cardinals took third at TSSAA Division-I Class 3A State Championship at Willowbrook Golf Course in Manchester this week. Sophomore standout Aubree Jones was the individual girls champ and low tournament medalist firing a -5 par two-day total of 139 to lead the Lady Cards to a third place finish. […]

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Current pastor of Millington’s First United Methodist Church Ed White.

FUMC Celebrates 125 Years

By Linda Cooper Millington’s First United Methodist Church, at 8029 Wilkinsville Road., celebrated the 125th anniversary of its founding on Sept. 21, with a wide range of activities. The Episcopal leader of the Nashville Area  for the United Methodist Church Bishop Bill McAlilly preached the morning’s sermon at a worship service with more than 200 […]

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Mommie George Party 2

Calendar of Events October 2

Mommie George’s 90th Birthday Bash Mommie George, of Lucy, celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and family on Sept. 22. Her friend Ann Mills recounts the planning and execution of the 90th birthday party celebration. Talking with my dear friend, Mommie George this summer she mentioned how long she had known my mom Minnie Kate […]

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Brighton McBride TofY

Brighton and Blue Bell salute Teacher of Year Candidate Becky McBride

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The chants of “McBride, McBride, McBride” echoed from the bleachers from the mouths of Brighton High School students sporting in teal. The BHS administration, faculty, staff and students all were chanting for their Freshman English teacher as she walked the tracked in the football stadium to be recognized as one of […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety October 2

Fire Reports Fire Sept. 20 – 4480 Bon Homme Richard Drive Passenger vehicle fire Sept. 20 – 7725 East Navy Circle. Motor vehicle accident with injuries Sept. 18 – U.S. Highway 51 North and Biloxi Street Arcing, shorted electrical equipment Sept. 20 – 2253 St. Paul in the 68’ District Chimney or flue fire Sept. […]

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Lesley Homecoming Queen 2014

Elmore Is MHS’ Queen

The Munford High School student Lesley Elmore was crowned 2014 homecoming queen at Munford Football Stadium on Sept. 19 prior to kickoff. She is a senior and has been in the MHS Band member for four years. 

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BUS Marluzby's 2

Mi Hija: Marluzby’s is newest Mexican restaurant in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. September 22 the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce and other Millington dignitaries welcomed the newest restaurant to town with Marluzby’s. Named after the daughter of owners Mario and Elizabeth Cortez from Mexico, the new eatery located at 6646 Highway 51 North will feature authentic Mexican food. “Marluzby’s is the namesake,” Eddie […]

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Before Cosigning a Loan, Know the Risks

By Jason Alderman Shakespeare probably said it best: “Neither a borrower, nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend.” Four hundred years later, people still wrestle with whether or not to help out a loved one by loaning them money or cosigning a loan. Perhaps you want to help your kid […]

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Lorrie Beth

Millington, friends and family pay tribute to the late Lorrie Beth Leach

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Anyone who laid eyes on Lorrie Beth Leach could see she was a beautiful woman. The man who was married to her for almost 9 years could tell you her spirit, loving nature and faith in God was even more beautiful. “She’s big hearted person,” Al said. “She has the biggest […]

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Lorrie with AJ

Letter to Editor: Lorrie’s family thanks Millington

Dear Editor: Hello, my name is Russell Caldwell. I am Lorrie’s brother. I just want to express how thankful my sister Sam Sheppard, her husband Len Sheppard, my dad Thomas Caldwell, his wife Tammie Caldwell, my grandmother Vada Caldwell, my wife Jenna Caldwell, and myself are to the city of Millington. In the past, I […]

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