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Shelby County making flood preparation

Star Staff Reports Officials at the Shelby County Office of Preparedness continue to plan for potential flooding along the Mississippi River and its tributaries.  “Right now, all roads are open and there have been no reports of damage.  However, the water continues to rise daily by one-point-five feet,” said Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby […]

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Munford Cougar Domonique Mills glades in the air between Memphis Metro Mustang defenders Drew Snider and Braden Twisdale during last week's Millington Christmas Tournament in the Williams Osteen Gymnasium.

Thriller against Olive Branch only setback for Cougars in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The debut of the Millington Christmas Tournament presented by Oseman Insurance Agency featured four games in the William Osteen Gymnasium. And the best contest on the opening day Dec. 21 was the thriller between the Munford Cougars and the Olive Branch Conquistadors. The undersized Cougars were behind 14-7 after one quarter. […]

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Trojans good start fades in Tourney

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The host of the 2015 Millington Christmas Tournament presented by Oseman Insurance Agency had an ideal start against the Wooddale Cardinals. On Dec. 21 in the William Osteen Gymnasium, the Millington Trojans used a new lineup to post a 69-59 victory. “The outcome was we’ve got it done,” Millington Head Coach […]

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Cardinals earning their wings

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brighton’s visit to the 2015 Millington Christmas Tournament presented by Oseman Insurance Company got off to a bad start last week. In the Cardinals’ first game on the court of the William Osteen Gymnasium Dec. 21, Stan Gatlin’s flock suffered a 52-39 defeat to the Kingsbury Falcons. The Cardinals returned for […]

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Injuries at Work

By David Peel Work can be very dangerous. The deadliest job is to be an Alaskan crab fisherman. And nobody is surprised when people are injured being a firefighter or police officer. But even in fairly routine environments, injuries are quite common. Distracted employees tend to be the cause and often the victims of workplace injuries. […]

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What If For The New Year?

By Otis Griffin What If…many changes were made to help all of our society, instead of just benefiting a few? What If…Our United States of our America stopped sending money overseas to foreign countries, supposedly to maintain good relations? What If…we sent my Southern Country farmers crops overseas, instead?  What If…the countries couldn’t use our […]

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Facts on Honey and Cinnamon

By Thelma Ledford It is found that mixture of Honey and Cinnamon cures most diseases.  Honey is produced in most of the countries of the world.  Today’s science says that even though honey is sweet, if taken in the right dosage as a medicine, it does not harm diabetic patients.  Weekly World News, a magazine […]

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Camille D. Brown

Brown Education

Camille D. Brown, granddaughter of Emerson and Dorothy Brown of Millington, and daughter of Judge Dan Brown and Linda Brown of Bartlett, graduated from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center at its December 2015 commencement with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Camille previously graduated from The University of Memphis in 2012 with […]

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New ordinance revises fees for signs, some other permits

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that revises the fees established for signs and other permits. Board members took the action during their Dec. 14 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Chris Ford. The […]

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Vickie Fee

Calendar of Events December 31, 2015

Month of December The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries. The Millington Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. […]

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