Archive | April 23, 2015

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Dawg Days of Spring

Tipton-Rosemark Academy parent Mike Deathrage works the grill at a recent Rebel Baseball game. Deathrage was making sure the locally famous Rebel Dawgs were cooked to perfection for a certain sports reporter. Deathrage has two children attending school.

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Fire Up and Have a Little Washing

By Otis Griffin A little over three score or so Momma heated her wash water in the big old black pot out in the middle of the back yard.  Daddy positioned some brick bats around the base of the pot to keep the fire ashes under the pot and not flying around.   When I was […]

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David Peel

We Need Fatter Dummies?

By David Peel When crash test dummies were introduced over forty years ago, only about 15 percent of us were obese. Apparently, we have gained enough collective weight as a nation that we need heavier crash test dummies. In fact, the current statistics ranges from 30-40% of us are now obese. America leads the world often […]

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Do Not Bare False Witness

By Jim Rast The Ninth Commandment- “Thou shall not bare false witness” (Lying) As we come down the list of the Ten Commandments, we find they are easier to understand and more frequently broken. Who has not lied? No one. Will breaking this Commandment keep you from going to Heaven? It is a sin, isn’t […]

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MCHS Sciene Award 4-23

Calendar of Events April 23, 2015

The University of Memphis  Civil Engineering Department annually sponsors the Jr. Canstruction® Contest.  This STEM, science, technology, engineering and math, contest is held throughout the nation to challenge students to design and build a structure made from cans of food.  All food cans are given to the Shelby County Food Bank.  For the second year […]

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MCHS’ Spring Fling 2015

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Once again Millington Central High School was the place to be for special needs students this spring. The annual Spring Fling took place for MCHS, Arlington High School, Millington Middle and Bartlett Academy students in the William Osteen Gymnasium. The 26 MCHS students along with Trojan assistants hosted the three other […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety April 23, 2015

Fire Reports Road freight or transport vehicle fire April 13 – 3820 Micro Drive Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill April 12 – 6728 Old Tipton Road Motor vehicle accident with injuries April 12 – 6656 U.S. Highway 51 North Motor vehicle accident with no injuries April 10 – Raleigh-Millington Road and U. S. Highway […]

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2015 Woodstock Club Saddle Club Royalty

Woodstock Cuba Saddle Club was founded in 1961 and each year the members have voted on their Royalty which consist of Queen, Princess and Buckaroo Princess. This year, the club changed it up a bit and held a Royalty show for their Queen and Princess contestants. WSCS Members voted for the 2015 Buckaroo Princess at […]

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Millington product Alexus Fraser overcomes lifetime of adversity to reach Ivy League school

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Alexus Fraser, this is your life. The Lausanne Collegiate School senior commented at the end of her College Announcement Celebration the events of the day reflected the 1950s NBC series. As person after person reflected on her journey from adoption to Princeton, Fraser smiled in amazement saying, “I didn’t […]

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Board approves contracts for drainage system, right-of-way acquisition on West Union Road

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved contracts for a new storm water drainage system and right of way acquisition along West Union Road. Board members took the actions during their April 13 regular monthly meeting by adopting separate resolutions. Millington has received a Community Development Block Grant from the […]

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