Archive | March, 2016

2016 Military Appreciation Breakfast

2016 Military Appreciation Breakfast in Millington

The 2016 Military Appreciation Breakfast presented by the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce was a success last Thursday in the North 82 Gymnasium. Local students, friends, family and businesses came out to support and say thank you to military personnel at the annual meal. One huge part that made the Military Appreciation Breakfast a success […]

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Big Hearts

Millington Elementary School participated in the “Hoops for Heart” fund raiser to raise money for the American Heart Association.  Although the school set a goal of $500, the students of Millington Elementary School far exceeded that goal raising more than $4,000.  All donations to the American Heart Association go directly to help their mission of […]

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2016 Girl Scout Cookies Sale 3-24

How the Cookies Crumbles…

This past weekend was the last chance to buy Girl Scout Cookies. Members of Tipton County Troop 13024 made their way down to the Millington Walmart Saturday evening selling the cookies. MaKenzie Williams, 9, and her fellow Girl Scout Bria Colwell, 10, were able to sell two boxes to a pair of friends with MaKenzie’s […]

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David Peel

$55 Million Verdict

By David Peel The Tennessee verdict in the Erin Andrews’ civil lawsuit against a hotel group and the man who stalked her in 2008 was a staggering $55 million! Many folks I talked to said something like, “Fine, film me and post it on the Internet and–for just a couple million bucks–I will be happy!” […]

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Calcium the key mineral

By Thelma Ledford Calcium Sources:   There are many differing views about calcium supplementation. This information may help you select the right source of calcium. There are two types of calcium—bound (not absorbable) and unbound (absorbable) calcium. Bound calcium is not absorbed; it ends up being excreted in whole pills. Why do we have to take […]

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Give Your Investment Portfolio a ‘Spring Cleaning’

Now that spring has officially sprung, you might look around your home and decide it’s time for some sprucing up. But you don’t have to confine your efforts to your house and yard – you can also engage in a little “spring cleaning” in your investment portfolio. Here are a few suggestions for doing just that: […]

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County Road Crews Picked Up 36 Tons of Trash in February

Star Staff Reports County trash crews removed 36 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms. “Every dollar used for litter could have been spent on other pressing citizen needs. Still, we’re committed to improving the appearance of Shelby County,” said Shelby County Mayor Mark H. […]

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Public Safety March 24, 2016

City Court Reports March 8, 2016 Fines Christopher Branscomb – 6964 Gallop Drive, Cordova, possession of a controlled substance, $250 fine plus cost Earlene R. Carrizal – 1048 Gordon Street, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $150 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $25 fine no cost valid after fact, speeding, $50 fine […]

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Calendar of Events March 24, 2016

Chamber Happenings *Save the date, Tuesday April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Millington Job & Education Fair. Secure a spot today by emailing: admin@millingtonchamber.com *Millington Crisis Center Needs: As some of you know, the Millington Crisis Center was broken into twice in the past 2 months.  The Center is in need of […]

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Ordinance would re-zone property from Office to General Commercial

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed an ordinance on first reading last week that would re-zone property on Highway 51 from Office to General Commercial. Board members took the action during their March 15 meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Chris Ford. The […]

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