Archive | August, 2016

Trojan linemen Chance Taylor, Pierre Newbern and Nick Fenney

’16 GRIDIRON GLORY: Back on the right road with Hwy 51

By Thomas Sellers Jr. During a 3-8 season, there were still some highlights and memorable moments for the Millington Trojans. The 2015 campaign also produced some talent for the immediate future of Chris Michael’s Trojans. One of those players expected to contribute in 2016 is lineman Nick Fenney. The explosive offensive lineman has earned the […]

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Public Safety August 25, 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 – 27 year old […]

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LaVoice honored as local hero

Star Staff Reports On Sunday, July 3,  Carl Doherty, who lives in the Waverly Farms neighborhood on Ridge Bay Cove, noticed smoke coming from behind the home located at 4392 Ridge Bay Cove. His call to 9-1-1 informed Shelby County Fire Department dispatchers that no one was home at the time. As the fire in […]

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Good Eats Ledford


By Thelma Ledford My testimony is not over yet; I have left out one very important thing. One of the greatest misunderstandings and confusion in the field of nutrition is the failure to properly understand and interpret the symptoms and changes which follow the process of recovering health. One would normally assume that you would […]

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David Peel

Logic has left the building

By David Peel We need to teach logic in schools. I know as an injury lawyer who argues for a living, I rely on logic every single day. But I find the ability to structure reasonable arguments and rebuttals in the average person has just about gone by the wayside. As an example, there are […]

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Petitions Filed: City election ballot will have 22 candidates for 12 positions

By Bill Short With 22 candidates seeking 12 positions on the ballot, the Nov. 8 Millington city elections will feature only two uncontested races. Two candidates are competing for mayor and 13 for the seven alderman positions, while seven others are seeking four-year terms in four school board positions up for re-election. Mayor Terry Jones […]

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2016 Mondays with the MAC in October

Star Staff Reports The Millington Arts Council, along with the Millington Arts & Recreation Department, will begin offering art lessons for the local residents ages 15 and older. In October, topics will cover: Oct. 3 – Drawing Cartoon and Caricature sketching with Thomas Sellers; Oct. 10 – Acrylic Painting on Canvas with Lori Campbell; Oct. […]

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Calendar of Events August 25, 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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Sarah Lee puts the final touches on an order featuring the trio of fried orka, candy yams and steamed broccoli.

In Her Soul: Lee brings her cooking skills to Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sarah Lee has loved the smells, sights and creative genius of cooking since she was a little girl growing up in Macon, Miss. It started with her grandmother and continued with her mother Ema. Now Lee is the matriarch of the kitchen in her family. Years ago Lee’s husband Roosevelt Mitchell […]

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Consider All Aspects of College Savings Options

It’s almost back-to-school time. If you have young children going to public schools, your biggest expenditures may be on pens, pencils and notebooks. But if you want those same kids to go to college someday, you’ll eventually face considerably larger costs – so you may want to start preparing soon. College is costly. For the 2015-16 […]

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