Archive | November 26, 2015

Hospital and community leaders were on hand at a Nov. 11 ceremony to cut the ribbon on Methodist North’s newly expanded lobby with 4,300 square feet of amenities. (Photo By Amanda Swain/The Millington Star)

Methodist North debuts $1.8 million lobby

Star Staff Reports On Veteran’s Day, Methodist North Hospital  opened the doors of their newly expanded lobby. Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare leaders and North Shelby County community leaders and community members came together for a short program and consecration before cutting the ribbon and opening the new lobby to the public. The Methodist North Hospital […]

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It is a Country Spread

By Otis Griffin When is the last time you pulled up an empty, patched up, broken down, wobbly, nail keg with one of your growing up friends? Slowly sat down and relived the directions of how you actually got around while hoping to possibly enter maturity. A good place to begin would be the center […]

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Weight Loss & Health

By Thelma Ledford Recently I have been handed questions concerning weight loss, dieting, appetite, and fast foods. Many are concerned about their weight. We should be, because what we weigh is important to health and longevity. We can weight too much, or too little. We rarely hear anything on the subject of underweight, and the […]

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Calendar of Events November 26, 2015

HARE Donations Last Thursday, Shelby County Commission Commissioner, Terry Roland (third from left) made the official grant of $10,000 to be used by HARE for community purposes.  It was approved by a unanimous vote of the Shelby County Commission. Month of November Winter basketball is back at the Millington Family YMCA. Practice days and times […]

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Christmas Parade preview 11-26

Earlier Start

Brunch and crafts with Mrs. Claus will jump start the 2015 Christmas season for the city of Millington on Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to noon.  Also that Saturday the annual City of Millington Christmas Parade will take place. Instead of starting at 3 p.m. like in years past, this year’s parade will begin promptly […]

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Board awards bid for construction of railroad crossing improvements

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has awarded a bid for construction of railroad crossing improvements at the intersection of Church Street and Veterans Parkway. Board members took the action during their Nov. 9 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Hank Hawkins. […]

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2015 Young Life Banquet biggest ever, more examples of spiritual growth

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Each year the Young Life Fall Banquet gets larger and larger. The 2015 edition was held Nov. 3 at the Helmsman Club on the campus of NSA Mid-South. The packed ballroom was treated to a meal, entertainment and a message from Young Life leaders, alumni and current students involved with the […]

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