Archive | May 19, 2016

David Peel

The other guy wasn’t insured

By David Peel Many people feel that if you were injured by a driver that doesn’t have insurance, everything ends there. Yes, you know that your own insurance will repair your car and you’ll have to pay the deductible. However, that is not the end of the story. In fact it is just the beginning. […]

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You’ve Got to Live Somewhere

By Otis Griffin Have you ever noticed in our wonderful South when you meet someone for the first time invariably they question, “where you from?”  Of course when you try to talk to someone that talks through their nose, you know right away they ain’t from around here.  Could it be these foreign folks from […]

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Good Eats Ledford

The Importance of Water

By Thelma Ledford “I don’t drink water!” “I don’t like water! Sad state of affairs, wouldn’t you say? But, I actually hear these statements. Who says we have to “like” something to do it? Just do it! If we didn’t substitute soft drinks, teas, coffee, fruit juices, and other liquids we would all be dead. […]

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St. Paul Mother Woods honored 5-19

Saluting Mother Woods

St. Paul Chapel in Drummonds, Pastor Dr. W.E. Gatlin, recognized Mother Flossie M. Woods, 90, on May 8 with the Outstanding Mother’s Day Honor. Woods was born on Christmas Day 1925 and is the oldest Mother at the church. A lifelong member of St. Paul, Woods had 10 children with the late Deacon Eddie B. […]

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A 529 Plan Can Help With Those College Bills

We’re at the end of another school year. If you have younger kids, you might be thinking about summer camps and other activities. But in the not-too-distant future, your children will be facing a bigger transition as they head off to college. Will you be financially prepared for that day? A college education is a good […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety May 19, 2016

Fire Reports Motor vehicle accident without injuries April 29 – 6269Amherst April 30 – U.S. Highway 51 North and Kerrville May 4 – Raleigh-Millington Road and U.S. Highway 51 North Emergency medical assistance April 28 – 4000 block of Clear Creek Drive; 8000 block of U. S. Highway 51 North; 4000 block of Buford Avenue […]

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Calendar of Events May 19, 2016

The 2016 Millington Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament was held Friday  at Glen Eagle in Millington. The 8 a.m. shotgun start brought out several  golfers and Millington business leaders. Holes were sponsored by local establishments like Jack Tickle with The Millington Star’s Whitney Fisher as hostess. Look in next week’s Millington Star for the […]

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Ordinances would adopt city budget, property tax rate for 2017 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed ordinances on first reading last week that would adopt the city budget and property tax rate for the 2017 fiscal year. Board members took the action on separate motions during their May 9 regular monthly meeting. Each motion was passed by five affirmative votes, […]

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Val-Sal Landis and Smith

Years of competition give birth to friendship between MCHS top duo

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The showdown unofficially started August 2012. In one corner stood the daughter of Ashley and Matt Summerfield — Chelsea Marie Landis. In the opposite corner, the offspring of Courtney Dixon-Smith and Tarvis Smith — Ashton Smith. The title on the line for both Millington Central High School students was the 2016 […]

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Local Color Art Exhibit June 2016

Local Artists Receive New Canvas

Star Staff Reports “Local Color” Art Exhibits is a new initiative to showcase Millington area artists on a quarterly basis.  The Millington Arts Council (MAC), working with Playhouse 51 and Millington Arts and Recreation, is looking to provide local artists with a venue to display/sell their artwork and network with the community. Beginning in June, MAC will host an art […]

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