Archive | March 26, 2015

David Peel

What’s in a name?

By David Peel As an injury lawyer, legal research is common. However, even many non-legal issues, like genealogy (family trees and origins), fascinate me. The origin of how many of us got our last names is quite interesting. Many American names descended to us from ancestors in the “Old World” of Europe. Even in the […]

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Otis Griffin pose

Lotta’ Totin’

By Otis Griffin I was so proud.  I couldn’t believe I finally got to do it.  I had waited all my life and now the wonderful day was here.  The older boys in the small community of Rosemark had warned me that I wouldn’t enjoy my new life changing slowly approaching.  We gully jumpers had […]

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Calendar of Events March 26, 2015

Kerry Overton, executive director of Tipton County Commission on Aging, recently spoke to the Young at Heart senior group at Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton.  She discussed the various programs offered and available to the seniors in Tipton County. Month of March The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second […]

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"Knowledge" Nick Hick's song 'The M' will be featured in the upcoming film The Suburban Itch. 'The M' is featured on Hick's album The New Memphis.

Millington grad Knowledge Nick brings the real hip-hop to big screen

Star Staff Reports Knowledge Nick’s Hip-Hop Music Featured in Memphis-Produced Film ‘The Suburban Itch’ Takes on Profiling with Humor, Role Reversal Memphis-area hip-hop recording artist Knowledge Nick will be featured in “The Suburban Itch,” a short film which takes on profiling with humor, role reversal and music. “The M (featuring Bartholomew Jones)” will open the […]

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Ronnie Noe

Obituary March 26, 2015

RONNIE HUGH NOE Ronnie Hugh Noe, 48, of Hernando, Miss., Assistant P olice Chief for the Walls (Miss.)Police Department, passed away on March 21, 2015 after his battle with cancer.  Ronnie worked for several years in emergency services driving an ambulance until he began his career in law enforcement with the Millington Police Department.  He […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety March 26, 2015

City Court Reports March 10, 2015 Fines Kacy A Smith – 566 Dacus Drive, Munford, failure to provide proof of insurance, $25 fine no cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Marie L Thomas – 7869 Church Street, Millington, no driver’s license on person, $25 fine plus no cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Sentence Ashley […]

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 El Toro owner Dawn Rasar gives longtime customer "Mr. Joe" Craig a hug before he leaves on a recent Saturday visit.

El Toro’s simple recipe helps restaurant reach 40

By Thomas Sellers Jr. “Mr. Joe” Craig was in his favorite place to be on a Saturday in Millington. The 81-year-old Flag City resident had a table full of family at El Toro Taco. Since the longtime Millington restaurant opened in April 1975, Craig has been a regular. Now Craig and four generations of his […]

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ACT SO Winner performs

Ongay wins first in ACT-SO Filmmaking

Millington Central High School broadcasting student Noah Ongay won first place in The 2015 Memphis Regional NAACP ACT-SO Competition for Filmmaking on March 13 at First Baptist Church Broad. As a Gold Medal winner Ongay will now go on to the national competition in Philadelphia this July. The Memphis Branch of The NAACP along with […]

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Board approves Economic Impact Plan for development on Highway 51 North

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen adopted a resolution this week approving an Economic Impact Plan for development of an area at the north end of the city. Board members took the action Monday night during a special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by […]

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Ed Haley

Welcome Back Ed Haley

Star Staff Reports The right person, in the right job, at the right time is vital to the success of any operation.  The City of Millington is no exception.  Since changing to a City Manager form of Government in 2012, it has been a struggle to achieve this objective…until now.  Ed Haley has returned to […]

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