Archive | October, 2014

Danny Bright from East Prairie, Mo., with an 8-point buck he killed in West Kentucky.

Whitetail Deer Forecast

By Josh Gowan I’ve already seen some deer forecasts for my home state of Missouri, and it’s a wonder we even bother buying tags according to a few journalists. With all the doomsday talk about our poor, diseased, malnourished, and miniscule deer herd, I thought a bit of logic and facts might keep a few […]

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Weigh 2015 Medicare Part D, Advantage Plan Choices Carefully

By Jason Alderman If you’re currently enrolled in Medicare, what you do or don’t do over the next few weeks could determine whether you can secure the best, most affordable coverage next year. Here’s why: Medicare Part D prescription plans frequently change premiums, drug formularies, deductibles and copayment amounts for specific drugs from year to […]

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Manners Are Lost

By Otis Griffin When we were growing up several decades ago, fashion, styles or the caste system didn’t matter to any of us.  If that high dollar lingo didn’t describe a breed of hogs, cows, watermelons, chickens or skinny dippin’ locations, no one was interested.  And we sho’ didn’t care as we just had fun […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety October 30

Fire Reports Building Fire Oct. 18 – 7770 Hickory Meadow Road. Oct. 22 – 5753 Garden Ridge. Passenger vehicle fire Oct. 16 – Pleasant Ridge Road and Singleton Parkway. Cooking fire Oct. 19 – 5077 Easley Street.          Oil or other combustible liquid spill Oct. 21 – 8171 Epperson Mill Road. Motor vehicle accident with […]

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MCHS celebrates first honor roll of 2014-15

The first Millington Central High School honor roll under Millington Municipal Schools was celebrated Friday afternoon in the MCHS Cafeteria. Administrators and faculty joined the more than 200 students recognized for Principal’s Honor Roll and Faculty Honor Roll. First year MCHS Assistant Principal Jeanna Decker was on hand to congratulate the honorees and encourage them […]

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School Board responds to Roland’s inquiries regarding roof repair work

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has sent two letters to District 1 Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland responding to his recent questions regarding a roofing project. In the first letter, dated Oct. 1, Board Chairman Greg Ritter recalled that, at its May 12 meeting, the county commission adopted a resolution that appropriated funding […]

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Veteran’s Day Parade returns to Millington Saturday, Nov. 8

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For decades personnel from NSA Mid-South and several retired veterans left their Millington homes to travel north to Covington or south to Memphis to participate in Veteran’s Day parades. This year those who are currently servicing can join retired veterans who call Flag City home for a parade in their own […]

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Millington Police Chief Frank Tennant greets El Toro Taco owner Jeff Raser Friday night during the annual Trunk or Treat outside the eatery.

Safe Night Halloween 2014

By MPD Chief Frank Tennant Special to Millington Star Halloween is a very exciting time and a cherished tradition, but the excitement of the night may cause both children and adults to forget about being careful and safe.  Here are a few safety reminders from the Millington Police Department to help ensure a safe holiday. […]

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Crusaders run through Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The depleted Millington Trojans were physically dominated from start to finish in Friday night’s football game against the Liberty Tech Magnet Crusaders. The Crusaders (7-2) left Mooney Boswell Field with a 63-10 victory. The crew from Jackson scored on its first play from scrimmage with a Devin Bush 40-yard TD run […]

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The Millington Trojan defense bring down Arlington Tiger running back Keelon Webber Friday in Arlington. The Tigers were able to outlast Millington and claim the District 14-3A championship with the 17-7 win.

Arlington able to outlast short-handed Trojans for title

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — The last two District 14-3A league winners renewed their rivalry last Friday under a warm clear autumn Arlington night. The 2011 champs Millington Trojans made the trip to the Arlington Football Stadium without two starting running backs, a couple of linemen injured and junior quarterback Eldon Tyms out for […]

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