Archive | July, 2016


How Should Investors Respond to ‘Brexit’?

As you know by now, the United Kingdom (U.K.) has voted to leave the European Union. The “Brexit” vote is expected to have major implications for Britain’s trade and economic relationships – but how might it affect you, as an individual investor? At first glance, you might be worried. After all, right after the results […]

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Calendar of Events July 28, 2016

Month of July *The American Legion and Auxiliary holds monthly meetings at the Baker Center starting at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month. On the first Saturday of the summer months the Auxiliary have been at the Farmers Market informing the community about our projects/programs that help our Veterans. For more information, […]

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Ordinance would make Lucy zoning consistent with Millington districts

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading that would make the Lucy zoning consistent with the city’s districts. Board members took the action during their July 11 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Chris Ford. […]

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Millington City Beautiful Commission has a change in leadership

Star Staff Reports After being a member and, the last few years, the chairman of the Millington City Beautiful Commission,  Jeremy Rochell recently stepped down from his post passing the gavel to Tom Mashour. Rochell was a member for more than 18 years joining the CBC in high school. Mashour, although being the newest member […]

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Just Too Hot

Photos By Walter Bruce Hale/The Millington Star The Millington Fire Department battled a house fire Thursday afternoon in nearly 100 degree heat. The firefighters were able to get the fire under control and the two occupants of the house were rescued. Some of the firefighters needed to be hydrated during the incident.

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NEWS ALERT: MCHS annex building to celebrate grand reopening

Star Staff Reports The Millington Municipal Schools invites the public out to a Community Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the reopening of the Millington Central High School Annex located at 8050 West Street in Millington. The event will be Aug. 9 from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, call 873-5680.

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West TN Career Coach at the Millington Public Library

  Star Staff Reports Connecting Job Seekers With Employment NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s mobile Career Coach will be at Millington Public Library in Millington on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Career Coach Staff will be on-site helping people to create resumes and register with […]

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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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