Archive | March 12, 2015

David Peel

Lawyer Clicks Away $289,000

By David Peel As an injury lawyer, I hear about newsworthy stories involving lawyers from all over the country. A San Diego attorney reportedly simply clicked on an email attachment, and days later his entire bank account was swiped clean.  To add insult to injury, apparently, the bank will not cover the loss. Apparently, the […]

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Outsmarted Again

By Otis Griffin Now having a garden is hard work but it’s cheaper than goin’ to the sto’.  In the country uninvited guests such as rabbits, ’coons, ’possums and deer come in the middle of the night and gorge themselves. Daddy finally caught a ‘coon and stored him under the big, cast iron, black wash […]

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Calendar of Events March 12, 2015

The River City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met on Feb. 14 at Old Timers Restaurant for their February meeting. The guest speaker was WWII veteran, Jim Craig. He had so many fascinating stories to tell of his experiences in Europe. He was assigned to maintain the tanks that General Patton’s Division drove. […]

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Haslam Declares March 2015 Keep Tennessee Beautiful Month

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS —Tennesseans, get ready to Paint the State Green, as Governor Bill Haslam has designated March 2015 as Keep Tennessee Beautiful (KTnB) Month. In recognition of this honor, as well as the 2015 Great American Cleanup, KTnB along with the Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association and Keep Sevier Beautiful will host the Keep […]

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Public Safety March 12, 2015

Fire Reports Outside rubbish, trash or waste Feb. 28 – Singleton Parkway and Pleasant Ridge Passenger vehicle fire Mar. 1 – 8055 U. S. Highway 51 North Motor vehicle accident with injuries Mar. 3 – 4753 West Union Avenue Motor vehicle accident with no injuries Mar. 3 – Navy Road and Wasp Road Emergency medicals/assistance […]

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Edward “Van” Denton

Obituaries March 12, 2015

EDWARD ‘VAN’ DENTON Edward “Van” Denton, 67, passed away Feb. 21, 2015 at his home. Graveside services for Edward Vanduel Denton, III were held at West Plains, Mo., Feb. 25 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. He was born June 3, 1947, in Memphis to Edward Vanduel Denton, II […]

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Board approves electronic traffic citation fee as addition to current City Court costs

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading this week that adds an electronic traffic citation fee to the City Court costs. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman […]

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March Madness

Star Staff Reports First it was freezing rain and sleet, then hours of snowfall covered the Mid-South last Wednesday into Thursday morning. Residents of Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee woke up to winter scene more fitting for a Northern city. Several inches of the wintry mix covered Shelby and Tipton counties in Tennessee. With the winter […]

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Fifth Annual Go Lucy Go set for April 18

Star Staff Reports The Go Lucy Go 5k is celebrating it’s fifth race on April 18. That’s 5 years of running, walking and raising money to support families in crisis.  This year’s event is scheduled to be the biggest one yet; food trucks, obstacle courses, and most exciting is the 10k that we are adding. […]

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