Archive | August 11, 2016

De’Greaun Frazier

Arrangements set for Special Agent Frazier

Star Staff Reports Friends, family, colleagues and well-wishers will have a chance to pay their respects to De’Greaun “Dee” Frazier. Visitations and funereal arrangements for TBI Special Agent “Dee” Frazier are set for next week. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday Aug. 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bellevue Baptist Church located at 2000 Appling […]

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Millington Head Coach Chris Michael and staff are ready to lead his young team into the 2016 football season.

New Era for Trojan Football

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since Chris Michael has taken over the Millington Trojan Football Program in 2010, there has been a Who’s Who of talent on his rosters. Players like George Odum, Roland Genesy, LeKeron Garcia, Antonio Webber, Patrick Macon, Eldon Tyms, Kip Fleming and current NFL player Alan Cross have been featured parts of […]

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Sometimes Different Things Wake You Up to Make You Grow Up

By Otis Griffin Country boys show off sometimes and it just don’t turn out the way it was planned.  I had torn the hide off my bony, left arm and dug out a hole big enough to hide a Berkshire sow and some of her litter set up housekeeping also.  After ‘Doc’ Flippin glued me […]

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Kids’ Fun: City of Millington hosts first summer camp

By Thomas Sellers Jr. If some of the Millington or E.A. Harrold Elementary teachers give he writing assignment, “What I did on my summer vacation,” area children like Iyonna White and Carlos Rodriguez might reminisce about their week at Baker Community Center. White and Rodriguez were a part of the City of Millington’s 2016 Kids […]

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Attention Deficit Disorder

By Thelma Ledford Attention Deficit Disorders do not just happen. There is a cause. Hyperactive children go through emotional counseling and are placed on drugs. Have you ever thought that it might be the food they are eating, or not eating? Or, the chemicals they are being exposed to in the home, in the school, […]

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The office personnel of Millington Elementary School remain busy on the first day of school for Millington Municipal Schools answering phones, handling bus schedules, addressing parents concerns and double checking attendance.

Big First Week

Millington Municipal Schools kicked off it’s third year of operation Monday at Millington Elementary, Millington Middle School, EA Harrold and Millington Central High School. MMS celebrated the week welcoming new students, some new teachers and faculty. The highlight of the week was the grand opening of the MCHS Annex located at 8050 West Street Tuesday. […]

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Insurance Costs

By David Peel We all know that insurance costs tend to go up and seem never to decline. Sometimes savings can be found by shopping around and going with a different company. However I just don’t recall too many people having their current policy and having the cost reduced. However we’re all familiar with how […]

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Community Bible Study comes to Millington area

Star Staff Reports We are an internationally recognized, inter-denominational Bible Study, which meets every Wednesday morning from 9:45 – 11:45 a.m. beginning Aug. 24.   This year our study is “From the Red Sea to the Jordan River”, which includes Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers. We have classes available for men, women, and preschool children, as well […]

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First Tennessee to award $10,000 to state’s top small business Nominations sought for Tennessee’s Best Small Business Contest

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — First Tennessee is searching for the state’s best small business and on top of statewide bragging rights, the winner will receive a $10,000 grand prize. The “Tennessee’s Best Small Business Contest” is open to small business owners across the Volunteer State. Small business owners throughout First Tennessee’s markets, including Memphis […]

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Diversification Is Still Important for Retirees

During your working years, your primary investment goal is generally growth – you need your money to grow so that you can eventually afford the comfortable retirement lifestyle you’ve envisioned. But when you retire, should you change course and adjust your investment strategy from “offense” to “defense”? Actually, it’s not quite that simple. To begin with, […]

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