Archive | July 14, 2016

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Flyers Flying High

Star Staff Reports Linda Mosley, co-founder and assistant director of the EDA Flyers AAU Track Club, just helped kickoff the first season of the Millington runners in May. Recently, the EDA Flyers competed in Knoxville at the AUU Junior Olympics Regional Qualifiers. “We had 18 of our 43 athletes to quality for 28 events for […]

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Sweetest season nets Millington ace awards, college scholarship & special distinction

By Thomas Sellers Jr. High school athletes getting a chance to celebrate a signing day is a special achievement. For some coaches the day a student inks a letter of intent becomes routine. But all those coaches will tell you each signing is special and you never forget your first. On June 28 in the […]

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Tax-Free Weekend moves up one week

The state of Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and ending at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday night. During this weekend, certain goods may be purchased tax free. This year’s tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 29 and […]

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Millington pays tribute to Old Timers owner and friend

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There he was surrounded by familiar faces once again with his signature Old Timers chef jacket and white towel over his right shoulder. But unlike the past two decades at the legendary Flag City eatery located on the corner of Easley and C Street, this would be the final time friends, […]

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We Thought No One Knew

By Otis Griffin Many decades ago we had our own little personal swimming and fishing holes combined into one area. Of course back then we thought we were hidden and no one knew about us playing, swimming, fishing or having the battle of Vicksburg out behind some grownups house.  Only located about a good average […]

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Act Today to Avoid Financial Regrets Tomorrow

“Regrets? I’ve had a few.” – Frank Sinatra. Mr. Sinatra, one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century, did things his way, but he was also familiar with remorse. He’s not alone, of course. We all deal with regrets – and financial ones are among the most troublesome. Here are the leading financial regrets, according […]

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MONEY TIPS: Students Should Set Up, Follow a Budget

Star Staff Reports One financial goal for students is to have money at the end of every month. These tips from KHEAA may help you set up a budget to track the money you make versus the money you spend. Knowing how and when you get your money and where you spend it is the […]

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Public Safety July 14, 2016

City Court Reports June 28, 2016 Fines Erica R Bailey – 482 East McLemore Avenue, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $150 fine plus cost Joshua R Butler – 7292 Centralia Road, Bartlett, domestic assault, $350 fine plus cost Clayton A Croom – 304 Woodmont Cove, Covington, speeding $50 fine plus cost Marilyn M Greene – […]

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Calendar of Events July 14, 2016

July 18 Kids Camp will be held at the Baker Community Center from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday July 18 – Friday July 22. Kids Camp is here! Come join Millington Arts, Recreation, and Parks for a fun summer week of events! This event is for ages 6-12 years old. This week will be filed with […]

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School system will apply for grant to provide Teacher Incentive Funds

By Bill Short The Millington Municipal School System will apply for a federal grant that is designed to provide bonuses for its high-performing teachers. Deputy Superintendent Georgia Dawson said that, as a member of the Association of Independent Municipal Schools, the system is participating in the Tennessee AIMS Teacher Incentive Fund Consortium. AIMS is a […]

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