Archive | April 9, 2015

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Sometimes You Just Need to Pay Better Attention

By Otis Griffin Maybe that’s the best way to learn sumpin’.  Just keep messin’ up ‘til you get it right.  The harder I tried to get on Momma’s good side, the further behinder I got.  It seemed I always ended up on the bad side.  Friends, it is about like trying to milk a White-face […]

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Super Chevy Show features family fun at Memphis International Raceway

Star Staff Reports Revell model building area offers free project for kids of all ages. The April 10-12 Super Chevy Show at Memphis International Raceway annually appeals to automotive fans of all ages, but it always sets an area aside for a fun activity for kids. The Revell Make ‘n Take model building area will […]

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Calendar of Events April 9

On March 12, the Millington Optimist Club meet at the Pig ‘N Whistle Restaurant recognizing the top three contestants in its essay contest. The essays were entitled “Optimism Should Be A Priority”. The top three contestants were presented a medallion and a framed certificate by club president, George Crews. All three contestants and their families […]

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Millington gets ready

By Susan Macdonald Harvell Civic Center hosted the Millington Get Ready! expo on March 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.  Fire Chief Gary Graves, the emergency management director for Millington in case of disaster, was the master of ceremonies.  The free community seminar focused on emergency preparedness. The Millington Fire Department displayed their rescue boat […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety April 9

Fire Reports Grass fire March 28 – 7544 Sledge Road Outside rubbish fire, other March 29 – 4373 Oak Spring Drive Gas leak (natural gas or LPG) March 30 – U. S. Highway 51 North and Sykes Road Motor vehicle accident with injuries March 26 – 9511 U. S. Highway 14 March 27 – Bethuel […]

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Military Appreciation Breakfast 2015

The Harry M. Crawford American Legion Post 252 Millington was a table sponsor of the Military Appreciation Breakfast held on March 27 at the NSA Mid-South N-82 Gymnasium  sponsored by the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce.  Pictured  (from Left to right) are Legionnaire Eugene Leech, Past Department Commander, Lee Buchschacher, Col. John A. Trautman, 164th Airlift […]

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School Board approves its ‘vision’ for enrollment, programs, facilities

By Bill Short The Millington School Board has approved a Five-Year Plan that describes its “vision” of the municipal school system’s future needs in enrollment, programs and facilities. Board members took the action during a March 20 special called meeting on a motion offered by Larry Jackson and seconded by Louise Kennon. The motion was […]

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Broadcasting Instructor Marshonn Calvin reviews some of the upcoming edits for his video Change with Noah Ongay before they take it to Nationals in Philadelphia this summer. Ongay has worked along side classmates like fellow senior Kadasha Allen all school year on various projects.

Millington Central senior uses personal trails for inspiration to reach Nationals

By Thomas Sellers Jr. While most in the Class of 2015 are enduring senioritis with thoughts of final exams, proms and graduation, Noah Ongay is just thankful he’s able to walk the halls of Millington Central High School as the latest NAACP ACT-SO competition winner. Back on March 13, Ongay beat 10 Shelby County School […]

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WALK FOR COLLINS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 23

Star Staff Reports NSA Mid-South to Host Sexual Violence Lantern Processional Naval Support Activity Mid-South will host the Suzanne Collins Memorial Lantern Processional to End Sexual Violence, April 23. Nearly 30 years after the rape and murder of the 19-year-old Marine Corps lance corporal, the walk will be held to honor her memory and bring […]

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