Archive | September 1, 2016

Daniel Wilkerson drove the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau Nitro Funny Car during this past weekend's World Series of Drag Racing at the Memphis International Raceway.

Two Track Records Broken at the World Series of Drag Racing

Star Staff Reports Memphis motorsports fans enjoyed major league motorsports and saw two new track records set thanks to the inaugural running of the World Series of Drag Racing presented by Sunoco and the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau at Memphis International Raceway this weekend. The two new track records were set during the side […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety September 1, 2016

Arrests Aug. 10 – 18 year old Millington male charged with theft of property $500 or more Aug. 11 – 44 year old Millington female charged with failure to appear; 23 year old male charged with stalking; 25 year old Millington male charged with revocation of suspension of sentence, theft of property $500 or more […]

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Millington obtains elusive Munford Volleyball victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For more than 10 years, the Munford Lady Cougars have dominated the rivalry on the volleyball court against the Millington Lady Trojans. During that timeframe, Munford has reached two State Tournaments, numerous Sub-State rounds starting in 2005 and sent several players to the college level including Sarah Chambers, Cecily Gable, Lizzie […]

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Good Eats Ledford

Can You Believe This?

By Thelma Ledford Wouldn’t you just love to be able to eat all the fat you wanted without the “side-affects?”  Well, scientific food laboratories are coming to your rescue. Or, are they creating another problem for us? The food chemists have been working on “artificial” fats since the l960s. Two products, Olestra and Simplesse, are […]

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Exchange Fundraiser

The Millington Exchange Club and Marilyn Loeffel, club president, showed off its new West Tennessee Veterans Home T-shirts featuring an Uncle Sam logo. Also Holly Swogger and Joyce Anderson with Project 100, raising money for the West Tennessee Veterans Home. They spoke at the Millington Exchange Club Aug. 23 at Old Timers Restuarant. The Home […]

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David Peel

Doing the Important Things

By David Peel Everyone is busy. It is been said that if you want something done, give it to the busy person. But sometimes we need to stop and ask are we busy doing the right things?  Here is a partial checklist of ways to determine if what you’re doing is worth your time. Number […]

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Calendar of Events September 1, 2016

Month of September *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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EdwardJones

Investors Can Learn Much from Workers

Next week, we observe Labor Day, a celebration of the American worker. And there’s a lot to celebrate, because our workers have accomplished great things and, in the process, demonstrated a variety of impressive character traits – many of which also can be useful to investors. For example … … Perseverance – Have you ever […]

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Falcons Take Flight

Atoka Family Fellowship Academy’s staff, administration and students celebrated their first week of operation. The school year began Aug. 15 for the new institution of faith and learning. The announcement came down earlier this year that Woodlawn Baptist Academy would become Atoka Family Fellowship. The school opened in 1969 in Frayser. It moved to the […]

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Thank you for your service

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Prior to Friday night’s kickoff of the 2016 M&M Bowl in the Munford Football Stadium, the five branches of the United States Military were recognized by Munford High School Principal Dr. Courtney Fee and Tipton County Schools Superintendent Dr. William E. Bibb during the 2016 Armed Forces Game. On hand to […]

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