Archive | December 18, 2014

Jerry Kinnaman of Cape Girardeau poses with his albino 10-point deer.

Legendary Albino Buck Harvested by Bowhunter

By Josh Gowan The top story in the outdoors this past week has been well-documented and dramatically over-reported on, so staying true to journalistic form, I’d be remiss if I didn’t beat it into the ground a bit more! Here’s the headline: “The majestic White Stag from Narnia was bludgeoned to death by a heartless […]

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David Peel

TRUTH

By David Peel Every argument comes down to it. Some religions claim to have it. A few claim that it cannot be known. Others say that everyone has their own. Some say they “have to see it to believe it.” Truth. The idea of truth contains elements of “faithfulness to the unchanging.”  In at least […]

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Otis Griffin pose

I Didn’t Expect

By Otis Griffin The first time I ever visited Santy was at the basement floor at Sears-Roebucks on Watkins.  Pictures of Santy with his red outfit, white bushy beard and black boots didn’t scare me.  However, it is a whole new ball game in real life.  Santy is sitting on a stage with hay bales […]

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Shoe giveaway I

Calendar of Events December 18, 2014

Dream Interfaith Ministries will host its Fifth Annual Holiday Shoe Giveaway Dec. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at Payless Shoe Source Store, 8043 Highway 51 North, Millington, TN  38053.  For information contact Irene Beach 487-7747.  There is a limitation on how many shoes are given away, be sure to leave a good contact number. […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety December 18, 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 Building fire Dec. 10 […]

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Winter Wonderland 5

Winter Wonderland Neighborhood Festival

Star Staff Reports The Family Gathering is what we call ourselves. It consists of about  45 of Audrey and Barney Lewis’ family member and relatives. Several come down from Festus, Missouri each year to participate in the Millington Christmas Parade and have their family Christmas at the Lewis home. For the past few years we […]

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Don Holsinger

Millington schools’ revenue exceeds $24 million with attendance at 2,744

By Bill Short Millington School Board Chairman Don Holsinger said last week that the municipal school system’s revenue this year is in excess of $24 million, with attendance at 2,744. He noted that a feasibility study conducted by the Southern Educational Strategies consulting firm estimated that attendance in the new municipal school district would be […]

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WWII Veteran 
Alfred Edminston

Millington WWII Veteran Recounts Battles in the Pacific

By Linda Cooper Millington resident and World War II veteran Alfred Edmiston will turn 90 next month. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), he is one of just over one million veterans of World War II still living, of the more than 16 million who fought in that war. The National World War […]

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