Archive | June 16, 2016

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Last month on the campus of Millington Central High School, the incoming seniors who scored more than 20 on the ACT were invited to a celebration by the administration and faculty. The test was given in April and the Class of 2017 students enjoyed pizza, other treats and games.

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2016 Chamber Golf Tournament a Success

2016 Millington Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament was held last month under ideal conditions. First-Place Winners 1st Flight Team: Edward Jones-Robert Wharton Donnie Walton Kyle Ross Matt Russell Greg Coleman Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers and everyone who participated in the golf tournament…you made it a great success. What a great day […]

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Different Look Near Church and Veterans

For several weeks crews have been working on a median near the railroad tracks where Church Street and Veterans Parkway meet in Millington. Back in November, the Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has awarded a bid for construction of railroad crossing improvements at the intersection of Church Street and Veterans Parkway. A resolution authorizing […]

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Yards of the Month

The Millington City Beautiful Commission’s April  Yard of the Month Winners: AREA 1  Russ & Jan Johnston, 8034 A Street;  AREA 2  Mr. & Mrs. William Bernard   6539 Annie Lee Street and May Yard of Month: AREA 3   Dan & Sandra Ward, 7806 Tumbling Creek Drive

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How to drive in Memphis

By David Peel 1. Mississippi and Arkansas residents do not feel they must follow Memphis traffic rules. It is unknown if they realize they are even in Tennessee. 2. The morning rush hour is from 5:00 am to noon. The evening rush hour is from noon to 7 p.m. Friday’s rush hour starts on Thursday […]

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Us and the Mail Were Not Lost

By Otis Griffin Imagine peering through the eyes of youngsters and reminiscing appropriately, we believed we lived in the capital of the world residing in the metropolis of Rosemark. Memphis was just a far off country suburb, but Millington was closer and if an emergency arrived maybe, just maybe we could selectively visit. However Southern […]

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Good Morning World

By Thelma Ledford Good morning! I know your body is feeling better because you ate your protein breakfast  this morning, didn’t you? Surely you gave your body something to supply energy for the day! As a nutritionist, I look at health problems from a different viewpoint than a physician does. I am more concerned about […]

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Millington’s Telly Award Winners

Judging has been completed for the Millington Central High School submissions to the 37th Annual Telly Awards, and some of the work has been selected by The Telly Awards to receive a 2016 Telly Award. You can visit the winners section at tellyawards.com Recognized from Marshonn Calvin’s Broadcasting Class are students Breana Maclin who won […]

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Public Safety June 16, 2016

City Court Reports June 7, 2016 Fines Edward Brown – 5340 Village Oak Cove, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $250 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost David R Carmichael – 4268 Bennettwood Drive, Millington, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $500 fine plus cost Ronisha S Jackson – 186 Joe Joyner Road, Munford, driving while […]

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Orlando shooting has ripple effect to Shelby County

Star Staff Reports Mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., emphasizes the need for preparedness This past weekend’s mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, shows how quickly a terrorist event can occur. Citizens need to be on alert when visiting businesses and other establishments. “When you go to a public place, take time to locate the exits.  Should […]

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