Archive | September 3, 2015

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The art of the S.M.A.R.T. Goal

By Mike T. Smith No kid ever says, “When I grow up I just want to take what life gives me. The goal is survival.” Nope, that has never happened. Kids are dreamers. They’re goal setters, but as the years pass we lose sight of goals and become content (notice I didn’t say happy) with […]

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The Importance of Fats and Oils

By Thelma Ledford I hope I am not just another confusing voice. This is a difficult subject to cover; I do not have all the answers, but I can share my experience. You would have to know me to know that I am living proof of the fact that the human body is efficient and […]

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Millington Partners with American Traffic Solutions to Unveil New School Zone Safety Vehicle

Star Staff Reports The City of Millington has launched a new tool this year in its fight for safer roadways.  As part of the City’s agreement with American Traffic Solutions a new Ford Escape with a “Millington Focused on Safety” graphic will be parked alongside the roadway enforcing traffic speeds in school zones and on […]

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Calendar of Events September 3, 2015

Members of the Young at Heart senior group at Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton were recently entertained by “The Three Wise Men,” from left, Carter Hooker, Howard Michael and Walter Hollyfield.  They performed a variety of songs along with joke telling.  Month of September The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington […]

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Public Safety September 3, 2015

Court reports 8-25-2015 Fines Nicholas S Ben – 1540 Pryor Drive, Drummonds, no driver license on person, $50 fine plus cost David N. Brewer – 5787 North Land Drive, Millington, driving while license suspended/revokes/cancelled, $350 fine plus cost Diane Darby – 5015 Bilrae North, criminal trespass, $50 fine plus cost Angela Knight – 1511 Walker […]

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Millington church celebrates decades of service of Pastor Samuel Ford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The last week of August is special for Samuel L. Ford. The longtime pastor celebrates his wedding anniversary with wife Wanda and he also marks his arrival to his spiritual home of West Canaan MB Church. This past weekend the members of the church observed Ford’s 39 years as pastor of […]

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Ordinance would establish ‘overlay’ zone for Veterans Parkway corridor

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would establish an “overlay” zone for the Veterans Parkway corridor. Board members took the action during their Aug. 10 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Larry Dagen. […]

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2015 Goat Days Coming

Star Staff Reports The 26th Annual International Goat Days Family Festival returns to USA Stadium Complex in Millington Sept. 11 -12. Goat Days is a fun and funky community festival unlike any other. Millington is the only place in the world where you can find arts and crafts, inflatables and games for the kids, the […]

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