Archive | December 11, 2014

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A Rosemark Christmas

Star Staff Reports The Lighting of the Rosemark Christmas Tree has been a tradition since the 1930’s. The planting of a new tree took place in the early 1990’s, which triggered a renewed vigor and excitement with the local participants. The 30-foot tree at the corner of Kerr-Rosemark Road and Rosemark Road was officially lit […]

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Calendar of Events December 11, 2014

Month of December The Kiwanis Club of Millington annual Christmas Tree Sales began recently. Sales location is the Millington Farmers Market and Kiwanis members are present from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Sales will continue until all trees are […]

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Public Safety December 11, 2014

Fire Reports Cooking fire Dec. 1 – 6315 Martinwood Chimney or flue fire Dec. 2 – 8525 McCalla Road Grass fire Nov. 29 – 3511 West Union Road Outside rubbish fire Nov. 29 – 4274 Duncan Road; 7274 Sheila Street Outside rubbish, trash or waste Nov. 28 – 7606 Currie Road Motor  vehicle accident with […]

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Shoe giveaway set for Dec. 20

Star Staff Reports Dream Interfaith Ministries a 501(c) 3 Non-Profit located 4641 Shelby Road in Millington  has been selected for the fifth year for the worldwide competitive Payless Shoe Source Foundation Shoes for Kids Grant. The Payless Shoe Source Foundation invests financially in nonprofit organizations that fit within their core focus area: supporting children and […]

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Kiwanis Club Wants You

By Linda Cooper If you have a heart for children, then the Millington Kiwanis Club may be the perfect civic organization for you, because children are its primary concern, according the Millington Kiwanis Club President Steve Broome. The local Kiwanis Club, is one of hundreds of clubs across the globe affiliated with Kiwanis International, an […]

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Millington Middle School

Reality Checks

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As it was becoming a reality that Millington would have its own school system last year, a group assembled to pump life back into the Millington Education Foundation. The 12 members of the revamped Millington Education Foundation set out on a mission to promote Millington Municipal Schools, get the community involved […]

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Board votes to extend Dorsey’s contract, starts search for permanent city manager

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted this week to extend Interim City Manager Chris Dorsey’s contract while it searches for his permanent replacement. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman Frankie Dakin. The […]

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Santa in a Blue Trolley

By Susan Macdonald Saturday was St. Nicholas’ Day, and in Millington, it was the day of the annual Christmas parade.  There were fire trucks, antique cars, horses, dancers, dogs, musicians, and instead of a red sleigh, Santa Claus came in a blue trolley. More than three dozen schools, churches, businesses, and other organizations participated in […]

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