Archive | January 22, 2015

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Pros and Cons of Reverse Mortgages

By Jason Alderman Over the last decade, reverse mortgages have been marketed as an easy way for seniors to cash in their home equity to pay for living expenses. However, many have learned that improper use of the product – such as pulling all their cash out at one time to pay bills – has […]

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Jameson Gowan is pictured with his first deer, a Mississippi doe.

The Best Hunt Ever

By Josh Gowan There’s no way I can fit all of this in one article, but after 24 hunts in Kentucky and Missouri without getting a shot, we’d conceded defeat, until I got a call from a buddy in Mississippi. At around 4:30, I saw what looked like a deer way out in the green […]

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Don’t Fall For the Newest Scam

By David Peel There is a new e-mail scam making the rounds, and it does not say that it comes from Nigeria this time. Be sure to share with those who might get confused so that they do not fall for it. I just received mine via e-mail: Dear Peel, I am Barr.Bob Kokou, My […]

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Mommas and Daddies Will Remind Us

By Otis Griffin When you are a youngster barely able to climb up the rails of a baby bed, you don’t worry about nothing. ’Cause there ain’t nuthin’ to worry about ’cept when you get hungry.  What did you do? Why, run to Momma and yank on that faded see-through apron and tell yo’ Mammy […]

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Munford brings Autism Awareness

Star Staff Reports Munford High School FCCLA decided to focus their community service project on Autism Awareness this year. Members designed a t-shirt, held a bake sale, and created Autism ribbons in order to raise money for the organization, “Autism Speaks.” This organization develops research, organizes events, and helps the community get involved with raising […]

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Paws&Claws renovating new rescue shelter

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Despite the bitter temperatures on Jan. 10, dozens of volunteers came out to start the process toward a quarantine center for area dogs and cats. Members of the Tipton Paws and Claws, an animal rescue shelter, were joined by military personnel, other rescue shelters and even some generous neighbors in cleaning […]

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Paws&Claws renovating new rescue shelter

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Despite the bitter temperatures on Jan. 10, dozens of volunteers came out to start the process toward a quarantine center for area dogs and cats. Members of the Tipton Paws and Claws, an animal rescue shelter, were joined by military personnel, other rescue shelters and even some generous neighbors in cleaning […]

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Public Safety January 22, 2015

Cooking fire Jan. 10 – 5077 Easley Street Overpressure/rupture from air of gas Jan. 10 – 5600 Navy Road Arcing, shorted electrical equipment Jan. 14 – 8490 Wilkinsville Road Authorize control burning Jan. 11 – Authorized controlled burning Motor vehicle accident with injuries Jan. 12 – Easley Street and Navy Road Jan. 14 – 7855 […]

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Calendar of Events January 22, 2015

The Millington Exchange took Christmas bags to all residents at Millington Healthcare. The bags were decorated by the students at E.A. Harrold. The Exchange Club and parents at E.A. Harrold donated the the items for the bags. Pictured left are Lisa Elam (activities coordinator), Ken Sullivan (club president), Rene’ Jones  (treasurer), Chuck Hurt Jr., Leanna […]

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Simon earns Criminal Justice degree from UofM

Millington Central High School graduate Patrick Simon received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice during the 2014 Fall Commencement of The University of Memphis at the FedEx Forum in Downtown Memphis.

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