Archive | August 18, 2016

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Ordinance will regulate development, minimize danger because of flooding

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading to minimize the danger to life and property caused by flooding. Board members took the action during their Aug. 8 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Mike Caruthers and seconded by Alderman Bethany Huffman. […]

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Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage. The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many regular donors delay giving […]

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Public Safety August 18, 2016

Arrests Aug. 3 – 58 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear Aug. 4 – 56 year old Mercer male charged with failure to appear; 52 year old Munford male charged with failure to appear Aug. 5 – 46 year old Millington female charged with aggravated assault Aug. 7 – 26 year old […]

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CALCIUM AND BONE HEALTH

By Thelma Ledford We are taking calcium supplements believing that we will not have osteoporosis. But, is this the only thing we must be concerned with in the building of bones? As important as calcium is, it is not the only bone-building mineral. Don’t forget vitamin D! It is extremely important for calcium absorption, but […]

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Girl Scout Saturday Events in Brighton and Millington

Star Staff Reports MEMPHIS — Girl Scouts Heart of the South has declared Saturday, Aug. 20 to be Girl Scout Saturday! Girl Scouts are planning events around the Mid-South on that day to introduce girls and their families to the fun and adventure of Girl Scouting! The following Girl Scout Saturday events are planned for […]

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David Peel

Info Not Needed

By David Peel So often the advice we give other people does entirely go unheeded. They trouble us to ask a question, give us all the facts, and then ask us what we think they should do. We tell them, and if you’re like me, often you hear them say that’s what someone else said. […]

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Cougars’ Hot Start

The Munford Cougar Golf team is off to a solid start in the 2016 season. The Cougars won matches Tuesday and Thursday. Munford defeated Arlington and Millington earlier in the week 167, 180 and 227 respectively at Glen Eagle. Cougar Josh Hatfield was co-medalist shooting a 41 on the day. Later in the week, the […]

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Calendar of Events August 18, 2016

Month of August *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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What Can Investors Learn from Roller Coaster Rides?

If you have an interest in looking up obscure holidays and celebrations, you will find that August 16th is National Roller Coaster Day. As you know, a roller coaster is used as a metaphor for many areas of life – including the financial markets. As an investor, what can you learn from this thrill ride? Here […]

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Coming over from Wooddale, Andre Golden plans to add a big boost to the Brighton Cardinal offense in 2016. He set several state records last year in receiving.

GOLDEN TOUCH: Cardinals look to repeat with additional weapons on offense

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In one of the most entertaining game of 2015, the Brighton Cardinals survived in Halle Stadium 37-34 over the Wooddale Cardinals. It took a team-effort for the Cardinals of Tipton County to outlast the hungry Wooddale squad. The Cardinals of Shelby County were paced by the record-breaking explodes of Andre Golden. […]

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