Archive | January, 2016

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Just Keep Drawing

By Otis Griffin Growing up in the country a million miles from the nearest town doesn’t provide a to’ sack full of modern facilities.  For several decades, we drawed our water from a deep well right outside the back door.  At least I didn’t have far to tote the half full five-gallon slop buckets strategically […]

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The Importance of Alkalinity to Health

By Thelma Ledford E-mail Article by Dr, Morton Walker The unfriendly bacteria and fungi that populate our intestinal tracts thrive in an acid environment and are responsible for secreting mycotoxins which are the root cause of many debilitating human conditions. In fact, many researchers believe that most diseases can be linked to blood and intestinal acidity, which […]

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Car Damage

By David Peel As an injury attorney handling car accidents every week, I hear clients’ concerns about how their cars are repaired. While my focus is on getting them to the proper medical professionals and getting them fully recovered from the accident while still protecting their legal rights, the discussion about their car damage usually […]

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Put Your Financial ‘Puzzle’ Together

January 29 is National Puzzle Day, with puzzle celebrations and events taking place at museums, libraries and other venues across the country. Why this date was chosen – or why National Puzzle Day even exists – is something of a mystery. But as an investor, you can find value in the concept of a puzzle […]

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Public Safety January 28, 2016

City Court Reports December 29th, 2015 Fines Derrick J. Evans -4268 Bennettwood Drive, Millington, criminal trespass, $50 fine plus cost, resisting official detention, $500 fine plus cost Derrick J. Evans – 4268 Bennettwood Drive, Millington, evading arrest, no fine no cost, 11 months and 29 days jail with 7 days credit, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, […]

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Obituary January 28, 2016

BOBBY E. SANDERS Bobby E. Sanders, 75 of Millington passed away Jan. 19, 2016. He was retired from United States Navy after 22 years, then  was an instructor at the Millington Naval Base and then from Lowes.  He loved to fish and hunt. Survivors include his spouse, Mattie “Geri” Sanders; children, Jeffrey (Lynn) Sanders and […]

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Calendar of Events January 28, 2016

The 2016 officers for the National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 of Millington were inducted Jan. 21 at the monthly NARFE meeting.  Pictured from left are Russell Palmer (treasurer), Martha Forest (secretary), Donald Smith (vice president) and Dorothy Bolden (president).  NARFE meets at 11:30 the third Thursday of each month at Ryan’s. […]

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$60 million in grants go toward Millington’s future

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last Thursday news was reported a $60 million resilience grant was awarded to Millington and Shelby County. Shelby County Commissioner and Millington native Terry Roland said the grant will be used for the Big Creek Project along Highway 14, north of Highway 385 toward Highway 51. “This is a game changer […]

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Millington receives ‘clean audit opinion’ for 2015 fiscal year

By Bill Short A certified public accounting firm reported earlier this month that it has given the city of Millington a “clean audit opinion” for the 2015 fiscal year. Trey Watkins of Watkins Uiberall in Memphis presented the report during the Jan. 11 meeting of the Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen. He said the […]

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Photo By Lauren Kinney

Snow Job

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Shelby and Tipton counties last Thursday. Forecasters called for the possibility of freezing rain overnight and early in the morning Friday Sunday. Experts called for about 2 to 4 inches in the Shelby and Tipton counties. Most were disappointed after clearing out grocery stores, buying […]

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