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Calendar of Events June 23, 2016

Each year E.A. Harrold students decide how many books they are going to attempt to read during the school year. This year’s goal was set at 15,000 books cumulatively among all grade levels with the theme “Blast Off to Reading!” On Tuesday, May 17, the entire school celebrated surpassing this goal by reading, 20,933 books! […]

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Public Safety June 23, 2016

City Court Reports June 14, 2016 Fines Robert C Beanblossom – 7824 U. S. Highway 51 North, Millington, possession of a controlled substance, $250 fine plus cost, no driver’s on person, $50 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Williams J Burlison – 129 […]

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EdwardJones

Gen Xers Must Juggle Both Money and Time

If you’re an older member of Generation X – that is, if you were born in the early- to-mid-1960s – you may have a lot of “balls in the air.” You are saving for your own retirement – which might not be that far away – while at the same time possibly wanting to help pay […]

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Gardening is no fun

By Otis Griffin Although it may seem like centuries ago it hasn’t been that long that folks would work hard and grow their own vegetables in an area called a garden.  Tranquility, peacefulness, sereneness are experienced while working by your lonesome offering the time to meditate and set your thoughts straight. Observing the fruitfulness as […]

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The Whole Story

By David Peel One of the things that needs to be taught is a healthy skepticism about what one sees and hears to be true.  What someone else has heard is not true just because someone trustworthy repeats it. We often fall in the trap of assuming the truth of the assertions someone makes with […]

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Alternative Health Care

By Thelma Ledford We will begin to discuss other ways to gain and maintain health without having to use pharmaceutical drugs. Alternative methods are not new to me. This is what I have been doing for over forty-eight years. It is not some off-the-wall approach. It does not mean that one should completely avoid the […]

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Graduation Sara Carrisoza

LETTER TO EDITOR: MCHS’ Carrisoza thanks community and editor

Dear Editor: I just wanted to say thank you to Thomas Sellers for capturing such a special moment. The fact that I had to graduate high school in a wheelchair was such a shock. There is so much emotion in this picture. I can happily say that I am well and healthy now. No more […]

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City budget, property tax rate approved for 2017 fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed ordinances on final reading last week that adopt the city budget and property tax rate for the 2017 fiscal year. Board members took the action on separate motions during their meeting last Thursday. Each motion was passed by six affirmative votes, with Alderman Frankie […]

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NOTICE OF MILLINGTON BEER PERMIT APPLICATION

Pursuant to the requirements of the Millington Municipal Code, the following information is made known to all interested persons: Uresh Patel (Aum Mahesh, Inc. dba Parkway Smokers BBQ & Cafe.) has applied for a ?OFF PREMISE? Permit to sell beer at 4629 Navy Rd, Millington, TN 38053. The Millington Beer Board will meet on Thursday, […]

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Elizabeth Stewart

BREAKING NEWS: 15-year-old Millington girl missing since early June

The Millington Police Department needs your help locating 15-year-old runaway Elizabeth Stewart of Millington. She’s 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. Stewart was last seen about three weeks ago. She lives in the USA Stadium area. She has brown hair and blue eyes. If you have information, call the Millington Police Department at 872-3333.

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