Archive | April, 2016

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Strength in the numbers

By Tom Itterly EDITOR’S NOTE: Local trainer and veteran Thomas Itterly will compete in a powerlifting event April 30. Itterly will be going for a world-record for his age group during the day. Amplification means to strengthen or make stronger to develop more fully. You must increase your strength and add more muscle to rejuvenate […]

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David Peel

The Ultimate revenge

By David Peel The story is told of a very wealthy man. This particular rich fellow was not a stingy man like some, but instead, was quite generous with his funds.  As a matter of fact, he would routinely give extravagant presents to those who had served him well or for whom he had affection. […]

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County Road Crews Picked Up 33 Tons of Trash in March

Star Staff Reports County trash crews removed 33 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 April 28, 2016

City Court Reports April 12th 2016 Fines Martin L. Boyd Jr. – 5970 Chandeleur Cove, Millington, disregarded stop sign, $50 fine plus cost, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked $150 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost Aaron D. Gibbs – 4661 Berta Road, Memphis, disregard Red Light, $50 fine plus […]

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Can You Make Your Investments Less ‘Taxing’?

Tax Freedom Day, which typically occurs in late April, according to the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year. So you may want to use this opportunity to determine if you can liberate yourself from some investment-related […]

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Obituary April 28, 2016

JEAN AUSTIN CLARK Jean Austin Clark, 86, of Millington, died peacefully Sunday, April 3, holding his wife’s hand, in Jonesboro, Ark.  He was born December 17, 1929, in Century, Fla., to Richard Paris Clark and Mercied Gillian Chaudron-Clark. He grew up with three brothers (Paris Jr., Fred, and Norvelle) in Montgomery, Ala.  He married Melody […]

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Calendar of Events April 28, 2016

Marilyn Loeffel, Exchange member of Millington, hand crafted blue ribbons for child abuse prevention for Millington area businesses to hang outside their door. April is child abuse prevention awareness month. Pictured hanging a blue ribbon earlier this month is Exchange member Tia Lord on the door of Real Estate Mart of Tennessee in the Plaza […]

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Board approves Private Act that amends city’s Charter

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen adopted a resolution last week that ratifies a Private Act amending the city’s Charter. Board members took the action during an April 19 special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Chris Ford and seconded by Alderman Larry Dagen. The motion was passed by […]

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2016 Brighton Top Ten

Top Flight

The members of the 2016 Brighton High School Top 10 gathered for a group picture last week on campus. These exceptional students are scheduled to graduate May 19 on the BHS Football Field. The BHS Top 10 members are 1. Dakota Craig, 2. Lyndsey McDivitt, 3. Shelbi Weiner, 4. Hannah Hale, 4. Taylor Hamblin, 4. […]

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Solar Farm groundbreaking held, scheduled to open in 2018

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Under crystal blue skies and sunshine, Earth Day 2016 took on a landmark meaning in the city of Millington. Several officials and dignitaries from the U.S. Navy, NSA Mid-South, Tennessee Valley Authority, Silicon Ranch and city of Millington gathered in the North 82 Gymnasium for the groundbreaking ceremony of the renewable […]

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