Archive | July 16, 2015

Jonathan Bowlan presentation

Jonathan Bowlan 2015 Journal West 10 Male Athlete of the Year

By Mac Trammell Journal West 10 Media is presenting, for the first time, athlete of the year awards to an outstanding young woman and man who excelled in multiple sports within the company’s coverage area. Last week, Bethany Berger of Tipton-Rosemark Academy won the female award. Jonathan Bowlan, from Bartlett High School, took home the […]

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Spanky All-State

Another honor for former Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel Baseball standout Conner “Spanky” Sanders. After being named to the Shelby County Baseball All-Star Game in May, earlier this month Sanders was named to the TSWA Division II-A All-State Team. During his senior year for Head Coach Brad Smith, Sanders played second base and shortstop. He batted .477 […]

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Fancy Faces 3

Chance encounter leads to Disney-type ending for face-painting artist

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sometimes work can be an escape from the world. And at other times your job can bring you face to face with reality. For local businesswoman Diane Thomas a dare  at Disney World blossomed into her new passion Fancy Faces by Diane. Since March 2010, Fancy Faces by Diane has traveled […]

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Building a Back-to-School Budget

By Nathaniel Sillin Back-to-school spending isn’t just about clothes and markers anymore. In 2014, Forbes reported that Accenture estimated (http://newsroom.accenture.com/images/20020/Graphic.pdf) that nearly half of respondents reported they would spend $500 or more on back-to-school expenses, including not only clothes and desk supplies, but electronics as well. Yet there’s one more aspect of back-to-school spending that’s […]

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David Peel

New Tennessee Laws Now in Effect

By David Peel July in Tennessee brings several things to your local injury lawyer: oppressive heat and humidity, fireworks to honor our country and its veterans, optimistic predictions about SEC football this fall, and on July 1 every year, new Tennessee laws take effect. The Uninsured Driver: The state’s uninsured motorist rate, which is currently […]

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Us and the Mail Were Not Lost

By Otis Griffin Imagine peering through the eyes of youngsters and reminiscing appropriately, we believed we lived in the capital of the world residing in the metropolis of Rosemark. Memphis was just a far off country suburb, but Millington was closer and if an emergency arrived maybe, just maybe we could selectively visit.  However Southern […]

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Two Characteristics of a Leader

By Mike T. Smith This summer I’ve had the privilege of speaking at several youth conferences and the number one request I receive from event coordinators is leadership training. First things first. What is a leader? Who better to go to for that definition than the leadership expert of the world John Maxwell? His definition […]

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Good Eats Ledford

Who Is Right About Fats?

By Thelma Ledford I have had to stand alone for many years with the things I have learned. Maybe I am one of the revolutionaries of today. More than 48 years ago in my first book about nutrition I read that the nutritionist of today would be the doctor of tomorrow. Is it coming to […]

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CAL Exchange Fouth of July 7-16

Calendar of Events July 16, 2015

Millington Exchange Club members Ken Sullivan and wife Diane handed out flags at the 2015 Flag City Freedom Celebration at Navy Lake on July 3 with a little helper nearby. It was a part of the civic organization’s ‘Give a kid a flag wave.’ Month of July The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse […]

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Millington Fire CPR Training

Millington Fire and other Shelby County services will be first in state to adopt new CPR device

Star Staff Reports The Millington Fire Department is partnering with other services in Shelby County to purchase a new device designed to deliver quality CPR for its citizens. “We will be the first in the state of Tennessee and among the first in the nation to adopt this life saving equipment,” Millington Fire Chief Gary […]

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