Archive | October, 2015

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Bread Comes Out of the Ground

By Otis Griffin Does everyone realize that we live in the greatest country in the whole wide world?  Despite the fact the guv’mint does its dead level best to mess it up. But wait, it don’t stop there.  We live in the wonderful, blissful South so that makes us rednecks the most smartest inhabitants in […]

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The Art of the S.M.A.R.T. Goal (Part 5)

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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Public Safety October 29, 2015

Fire Reports Fire other Oct. 11 – 4833 North End Cooking fire Oct. 9 – 7822 U. S. Highway 51 North Motor vehicle accident with no injuries Oct. 8 – Wilkinsville Road and Glencoe Oct. 11 – 7170 U. S. Highway 51 North Oct. 14 – U. S. Highway North and Babe Howard Emergency medicals/assistance […]

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Thinking of Adopting? Be Prepared for Expenses

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. If you’re considering adoption, you know that it will change your life in many ways. You’ll need to prepare for many of these changes – including the financial ones, because adoption can be expensive. The average U.S. adoption costs between $8,000 and $40,000, while the range for international adoptions […]

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KEEP ON ROLAND: Iconic Millington business reaches milestone

By Thomas Sellers Jr. One of the iconic names in Millington history was Clarence Roland. The late businessman made a name for himself with Roland’s Amoco, Roland’s Pool Supply and Roland’s Tire & Auto Repair. The man from humble beginnings worked hard to supply his neighbors with quality products and raise his two sons Terry […]

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Calendar of Events October 29, 2015

Oct. 29 The Millington Crisis Center is having a fund raiser from now until Oct. 29.  The Center has a number of boy’s costumes for $5 and also have teens and women’s costumes for $1. Unfortunately, the Center does not have any small children’s costumes, however, some of the women’s costumes can be broken down […]

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Obama and Atoka Dentist 10-29

PRESIDENTIAL HONOR

Dr. Ken Larkins of Atoka Family Dentistry poses with President Barack Obama in San Francisco during a ceremony of appreciation for his charitable contributions to his community earlier this month. Larkins practices in Atoka at 11092 Highway 51 South. For more information, call 840-2323.

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Board OKs proposal for playground surfacing updates in three city parks

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has adopted a resolution to accept a company’s proposal to update the playground surfacing in three city parks. Board members took the action during their Oct. 12 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Hank Hawkins and seconded by Alderman Chris Ford. The […]

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Millington’s Veterans Parade set for Nov. 14

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The return of the Veterans Parade to Millington last year was an ideal setting. Under crystal blue skies and comfortable temperatures, the 2014 Millington’s Veterans Parade features guest, honorees and attractions organized by the City of Millington and the North Shelby VFW Post 7175. The success and turnout to pay tribute […]

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BUS Insouth Childhood Awareness 10-29

For the Children

The month of October is also designated for Childhood Cancer Awareness with the color purple. Last week employees at the Millington INSOUTH Bank located at 7696 Highway 51 North wore the color in support of awareness for childhood cancers and hospitals like St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Downtown Memphis. For more information on the […]

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