Archive | March 19, 2015

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Listening, The Lost Art

By Mike T. Smith After months of phone conversations I finally met a coworker face to face. I shook his hand and said, “It’s nice to finally meet you.” His response was “I’m good, how are you?” He apparently wasn’t listening to a thing I said. Ever have one of those conversations with someone where […]

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Us is Smart… I Think

By Otis Griffin Ain’t it surprising how time kind of slip-slides away?  No one seems to have time to enjoy life anymore as everyone seems to be in all fired hurry.  For what?  Please tell me as I must be missing a sackful.  My country folks understand, that ain’t real good grammar, but it is […]

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Cal Sellers speaks at Rotary 3-19

Calendar of Events March 19, 2015

The Millington Star Editor Thomas Sellers Jr. was the guest speaker the weekly Millington Rotary Club Meeting held at Patriot Bank last Thursday. Sellers spoke on his career at the newspaper and recent issues published by The Star. After his speech, Sellers was joined by Rotary members Cary Vaughn and Larry Jackson. The Rotary Club […]

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Preparedness Seminar in Millington

Star Staff Reports The University of Memphis will co-sponsor Millington Emergency Preparedness Seminar. The city of Millington, West Tennessee Seismic Safety Commission, University of Memphis and CERTPlus will present a free emergency preparedness seminar and expo March 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Harrell Civic Center Auditorium in Millington. “Millington Get Ready!” will […]

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Public Safety March 19, 2015

Fire Reports Motor vehicle accident with no injuries Mar. 5 – U.S. Highway 51 North and Wilkinsville Mar. 9 – U.S. Highway North and Shelby Road Emergency medicals/assistance Mar. 5 – 7000 block of U.S. Highway 51 North; 7000 block of Krosp; 7000 block of Newport Street Feb. 7 – 6000 block of Old Tipton […]

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Jerry Charles

Friends remember a woman who fed hearts

Star Staff Reports A woman who has cooked hundreds of meals for people all over the country passed away March 4. Jerry Charles, of Drummonds, served those meals in the Navy and later with Angel Food Ministries. Close friend Cheryl Bone said Charles touched many lives in her 71 years on this earth.  Bone and […]

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Board accepts $247,530 grant from DRA for infrastructure improvements at Jetport

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously accepted a grant from the Delta Regional Authority to fund infrastructure improvements at the Regional Jetport. Board members took the action during their March 9 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Thomas McGhee. The […]

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Spring Fest coming April 11 to Meeman-Shelby Forest Park

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Shelby Forest Spring Fest logo says it all: Food, Games, Music and Fun. The event created by Ben Wolfe four years ago has grown each year with those four cornerstones. But behind all the food, games, music and fun Wolfe wants to build awareness about the venue that hosts the […]

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