Archive | June 18, 2015

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2015 Millington Central High School Student of the Year — Josh Taylor

Millington Central High School has teamed up with Trustmark Bank in Millington to sponsor a new honor for graduating seniors – the Student of the Year contest.  Millington Central High School Assistant Principal Beth Hale worked with Trustmark Millington Branch Manager Deborah Cates this past spring to set up an essay contest to choose the […]

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Your Midyear Financial Checkup

By Jason Alderman Setting a few hours aside for a midyear financial checkup in June or July can help you review how you’re doing with savings, investing, spending and debt. It can give you the opportunity to spot irregularities and adjust your budget well in advance of year-end. If you already work with a qualified […]

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Good Eats Ledford


By Thelma Ledford We have discussed the fact that not everything we put into our mouths is “food!” Our food has been tampered with by industry. It may look like food, taste like food, but will the body accept it like it does real food? It may give us energy, fill our stomachs, and satisfy […]

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It Wasn’t Hard to Spot the Dirty Mouthed LOSER!

By Otis Griffin If you ever stop and think about some of the games we played as youngsters, and the different ways we entertained ourselves it is unbelievable how money never entered the picture. Why?  Very, very simple, no one had any money.  The only time any of us got anything “new” was usually a […]

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David Peel

Legal Tips

By David Peel As an attorney who speaks at all kind of events, one of the questions I frequently get is about legal tips that I know to do that the average person may not. Here are a few that might help you or a friend. As always, more articles like this are on my […]

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Millington Star

LETTER TO EDITOR: Let’s make Millington a Field of Dreams

Dear Hometown Newspaper: When is the city going to spend some money on the recreational ball fields in Millington? Besides church which is a wonderful thing the only thing families have to do here is play ball. The staff and coaches are wonderful the fields are getting rough. If we want have some pride in […]

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Calendar of Events June 18, 2015

Dallas Cowboy lineman, former Ole Miss standout and Millington native Greg Hardy presents the Fourth Annual I Go Hard-y Camp for boys and girls ages 6-17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27 at Aycock Park in Millington. Registration/check-in will be at 8 a.m. For cheer camp information visit There are only […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety June 18, 2015

Fire Reports Mobile Home Fire June 8 – 4939 Bilrae Circle North Other Hazard Conditions June 6 – 7750 Mahoney Motor  vehicle accident with injuries June 5 – Singleton Parkway and Pleasant Ridge Motor vehicle/pedestrian incident June – 8  5073 Navy Road Motor vehicle accident without injuries June 6 – Kerrville Rosemark Road June 7 […]

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FY 2016 city budget includes $1.1 million decrease in school system’s funding request

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed the FY 2016 Budget Ordinance on final reading this week with a $1.1 million decrease in the school system’s funding request. Board members took the action Monday night during a special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by […]

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Local donations and large gift from Mid-South Therapy Dogs helps Millington Elementary to break ground on a new playground

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Elementary School Eagles will flock to their new nest of a playground this upcoming school year. When the children are playing on the soft platform of wood chips exercising their bodies on new structures, the students will have many adults to thank for making it possible. But the journey toward […]

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