Archive | February 5, 2015

Danny Bright from East Prairie, Mo., poses with a pile of "last day" ducks.

The Order Begins, Crappie Report

By Josh Gowan Well folks the Grizzly Jig Spring Tackle Show has come and gone, and I was honored to meet so many people who read this column both online and in the area newspapers. One gentleman came up and introduced himself and said, “Hey I really enjoy your column, and thank God you finally […]

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David Peel

Seven Homeowner Steps To Do This Month

By David Peel As a local injury attorney, I love to be helpful to folks. Here are a few things you can do to make your life just a little better: 1.     Replace/Service the Home Items you always forget. These include smoke alarm batteries, air filters, and cleaning out the dryer vent. Then just […]

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It Comes From

By Otis Griffin If you want something to eat nowadays just ask the kids where you gonna’ get it?   Sad to say, but the reply would be, “down at the super market”. Have you ever wondered why an emporium is now called a supermarket?  At one time a hun’ert years ago it was the ‘store’ […]

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Calendar of Events February 5, 2015

Month of February Free E-File Friday will start Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The program will continue until April 10. Sign-up outside starting at 9 a.m. until full for the day. Bring 1095A if health insurance purchased through marketplace. For more information for the program in your community, visit aarp.org/taxaide or call […]

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Traci Clark

Balance attack in Millington keeps Lady Tigers unbeaten in district

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A balance attack and solid defense helped the Arlington Lady Tigers leave the William Osteen Gymnasium still in first place and unbeaten in District 14-3A. On Jan. 27, Hunter Gremore’s Lady Tigers held the host Millington Lady Trojans to one field in the first half leading to a 53-15 victory. Meanwhile […]

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Public Safety February 5, 2015

Fire Reports Building fire Jan. 20 – 4945 Navy Road Natural vegetation fire, other Jan. 19 – 4100 Lelah Lane Brush or brush-and-grass mix Jan. 18 – 2210 Independence Electrical wiring/equipment Jan. 18 – 4355 Bennett Wood Drive Hazardous condition, other Jan. 17 – 3450 Fite Road Emergency medicals/assistance Jan. 15 – 7000 block of […]

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Judy Emerson Hart

Obituaries February 5, 2015

MICHELLE RENEE’ WASH BOGENSCHNEIDER Michelle Renee’ Wash Bogenschneider, 39, of Atoka, died on Jan. 31, 2015 at Methodist North Hospital. She was born on Sept. 21, 1975 in Libertyville, Ill. Michelle is survived by her husband; Eric  Bogenschneider, mother; Darlene Hinkle Wash McClellan, son; Matthew, two step children; Eric Dean and Lesa Marie; step granddaughter; […]

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School Board postpones adopting official position on Common Core

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted this week to postpone taking an official position on the Common Core educational standards adopted by the state of Tennessee. Board members made that decision Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Chairman Don Holsinger and seconded by Louise Kennon. The motion […]

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Cynthia Anguiano,

Ombudsman Honored By 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year Program ® as NSA Mid-South Base Winner

Star Staff Reports PITTSBURGH — Congratulations to Cynthia Anguiano, NSA Mid-South Ombudsman, the NSA Mid-South Spouse of the Year®. Meet the previous award winners and learn more about the Base Level, Branch Level winners, and overall 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® at http://msoy.militaryspouse.com  . In 2013, Military Spouse magazine expanded the […]

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