Archive | September, 2015

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Farmers’ Skills Can Pay Off for Investors, Too

In many parts of the country, it’s harvest season. As a consumer, you will certainly be affected by the labors of farmers — and their particular skill set can also teach you a lot in your role as investor. Here are a few suggestions for putting farmers’ behaviors to work for you: Keep a cool […]

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10 Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid

By Nathaniel Sillin How much time do you spend reviewing your benefits before open enrollment each year? If your answer is “not much,” you’re not alone. A recent survey by insurer Aflac (http://workforces.aflac.com/about-the-study.php) says that 90 percent of Americans choose the same benefits year after year and that 42 percent forego up to $750 annually […]

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Country Boys Will Eat

By Otis Griffin My fellow Southern country Americans love to eat.  Just a fact.  Rednecks are known for being friendly, neighborly, loving and hungry. Foreign countries way up North ask us why are we that way and the answer is simple.  Country folks work hard which instills  hunger and our neighbors are friendly.  Rednecks learned […]

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Take a Side!

By David Peel Some disputes wind up in litigation, going to court, where they are argued with passion. Many other disputes are resolved amicably, between the parties. But a few disputes just rage on, intermittently, forever. These become “feuds.” Wikipedia defines A feud, as a long-running argument or fight, often between social groups of people, […]

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The Great Food Exchange

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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Calendar of Events September 24, 2015

On Sept. 17, the Millington Rotary Club meeting at Patriot Bank featuring Judge Jon McCalla (third from left). He spoke about the Rosemark County Fair that will be held this Saturday Sept. 26  at the ARP Church in Rosemark.  There will be a Music Tent with entertainment, a car show, food, artists, garden club, animals […]

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Public Safety September 24, 2015

Fire Reports Combustible/flammable gas Sept. 7 – 5077 Easley Street Brush or brush-and-grass mix Sept. 7 – 4956 Aspen Fire, other Sept. 8 – 4264 Elysian Drive Motor vehicle accident with injuries Sept. 3 – 8526 U. S. Highway 51 North Sept. 5 – U. S. Highway 51 North and Micro Drive Sept. 8 – […]

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What’s Going On at Playhouse 51 — September 24, 2015

By Jane Lester Playhouse 51 opened Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play last weekend to much success — and happiness from the cast and crew that they finally got to put this show in front of an audience. It was originally scheduled for last June but had to be postponed.  If you missed it, you […]

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Thunderbirds SKIP STEWART WITH JESSICA ROZMAN AFTER HER SOLO FLIGHT

Thunderbirds are coming to Millington

By Walter Bruce Hale Starting Thursday and ending on Sunday, we will be hearing the roar of the jet engines, smelling the jet fuel, and tasting corn dogs and waffle cakes. The Memphis Airshow opens on Friday at 9 am. It will run through Sunday. The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will close out the […]

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Flood Mitigation & Revitalization Chance for Millington and County

Star Staff Reports Shelby County has applied for a $39 million disaster resiliency grant for flood mitigation measures that would provide greatly enhanced protection for Millington’s citizens, businesses and industries from future flooding disasters. The grant is designed to make Millington and other areas of Shelby County more resilient to future disasters and revitalize areas […]

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