Archive | April, 2015

Around Town Brighton Baseball

Saying Uncle

At a recent Brighton Cardinal Baseball game against Hardin County, young Sierra was there with her parents to watch her uncle LaDarius Williams play first base. The Cardinals fell behind early leaving Sierra a little disinterested in the game.

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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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Drowsy Driving

By David Peel Accidents that are caused by drowsy driving are quite similar in evidence to those caused by drunken driving: -No skid marks or evidence of braking; -No evidence of evasion or swerving; This is sometimes also what we find in texting and driving crashes as well.  Why do we have more drowsy driving […]

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Breaking down Coveting

By Jim Rast We need first to understand the definition of the word Covet. To covet is a want to satisfy oneself. It is more commonly used in the sense of self love. As- To want someone else’s job, wife or motorcycle that you might elevate your statist, fulfill your lust or change your appearance […]

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Calendar of Events April 30, 2015

Young at Heart members from Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton recently spent an afternoon in Covington.  They had an educational tour of the Tipton County Museum, Veterans Memorial & Nature Center followed by a lunch at the Old Town Hall & Café on the Square. Month of April The Millington Lions Club meets at […]

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Public Safety April 30, 2015

City Court Reports April 21, 2015 Fines Dan Hammondtree – Millington, criminal trespass, $50 fine plus cost Robert A. Ingle – 6081 Kevin Drive, Bartlett, reckless driving, $500 fine plus cost driving while license suspended/revoked/cancelled, $150 fine plus cost Tarris M Johnson-Pryor – 826 Wells Road, Millington, criminal trespass $50 fine plus cost Stephen R. […]

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Clean Start

The Millington City Beautiful Commission held it’s annual Citywide Litter Pickup April 18 with 60 volunteers coming from Young Life, Explorer Academy — Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and Millington residents. The group collected more than 100 bags of trash giving 180 hours of volunteered manpower. Members of City Beautiful Commission wanted to express gratitude to […]

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Obituary April 30, 2015

CATHLEEN W. BENNETT Cathleen W. Bennett, 87, of Joiner, Ark., passed away on April 19, 2015. She is survived by: her brothers, Von Whitlock and Carl Whitlock; her grandchildren, Chandra Vanderhorst, Charmin Ortega, Charra Rottner, Scott Bennett, Amanda Lowrance, Juliet Cavan White, and Sarena Shaw; 10 great-grandchildren and many other friends and family. She is […]

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Rich VanMeter (center) will compete in his ninth Memphis In May Triathlon this May. The event is returning to Millington to held at Edmund Orgill Park.

Memphis In May Triathlon Returns to Edmund Orgill Park in Millington

By Kini Kedigh Plumlee This year’s Memphis In May Triathlon Weekend returns to Edmund Orgill Park in Millington May 15-17. Expected to draw nearly 1,500 local, regional and national athletes and fitness enthusiasts, the 2015 competition will include an Amateur Challenge with a $5,000 prize purse and a new division open only to Active Duty […]

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Board approves renewal of LSSI Library contract

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has adopted a resolution renewing its contract with Library Systems and Services to operate the city’s library for one more year. Board members took the action during their April 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Bethany Huffman and seconded by Alderman […]

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