Archive | July 21, 2016

Joe Fulcher

Munford’s Fulcher named to USA Today All-USA Tennessee Baseball Team

USA TODAY High School Sports recently announced the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Tennessee Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2015-16 season. COACH OF THE YEAR Buster Kelso, Christian Brothers (Memphis) Kelso rolled to his 1,000th career win and guided the Purple Wave to their second consecutive state title. Kelso’s squad got off […]

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Public Safety July 21, 2016

City Court Reports July 17, 2016 Fines Billy J Arnold – 4412 Beacon Hill Drive, Memphis, possession of a controlled substance, $500 fine plus cost Steven D Avery – 815 Peeler Road, Covington, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $500 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost Barbra J Banks – […]

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Some Self-Educated Smarts Does Come in Handy

By Otis Griffin Quite a few years ago it seemed like when decisions were made each was thought out and analyzed.  I could be wrong but in the wonderful South, we referred to a quick fast finalization as being ‘rash’.   I don’t know where that saying comes from or where it is a going.  Maybe […]

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David Peel

Slip & Falls Are Preventable

By David Peel Every day we get calls about someone who has fallen on someone else’s property. There is an assumption that if you are hurt on someone’s property it is automatically their fault. This is not true. As a matter of fact that might be the most widely held legal myth that I encounter. […]

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Investing: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

Next week, the 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro. One of the most compelling events is the marathon, a 26.2-mile endurance contest with roots dating back to ancient Greece. It may be that we’ve kept our interest in the marathon because it can teach us much about life – and it certainly has lessons […]

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Calendar of Events July 21, 2016

July 21 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon Thursday, July 21 at Applebee’s Restaurant, 8472 Highway 51 North in Millington. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123. July 24-27 Vacation Bible School time has arrived at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. VBS is for ages Pre-Kindergarten through sixth […]

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Richard Hodges

Former mayor offers suggestions on demolition of MCHS buildings

By Bill Short Former mayor Richard Hodges recently offered suggestions to the municipal school system regarding the scheduled demolition of several buildings on the Millington Central High School campus. At the March 7 meeting of the Millington School Board, Chairman Cody Childress said the plan is to demolish the old cafeteria, Library/Science, ROTC and Vocational […]

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Gil Ryan and Millington Mayor Terry Jones

Farms’ System: How the Shops of Millington Farms came to be

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The pales of dirt forming next door to Chili’s has been the talk of Millington for days. What are they building? What is coming? What is Millington going to get? The answer to those question has been in the works for years. On July 12 inside Chili’s the men and women […]

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