Archive | September 8, 2016

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10th Annual St. Jude Peoria to Memphis Ride

Star Staff Reports PEORIA, Ill — On Thursday, Sept. 15, 225 St. Jude Riders will begin their journey from Peoria to Memphis to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The Riders will leave from Walters Brothers Harley Davidson (615 S. Maxwell Road, Peoria, Ill.) at 7:00 a.m. and the send-off ceremony will begin […]

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American Legion bringing circus to Memphis International Raceway

Star Staff Reports The American Legion Fair Committee, Inc. announced today that instead of having a carnival this year, they will bring a circus. The Carson & Barnes Circus will perform six shows at the Memphis International Raceway in Millington from Friday, Sept.30 through Sunday, Oct. 2. The 80-year-old traveling circus has complete series of […]

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BEGINNING YOUR DAY

By Thelma Ledford The most important meal of the day is breakfast. While we are asleep and totally relaxed, the cells of our organs are hard at work spending energy to build and repair cells and body tissues. In fact, this work of which we are unaware represents about two-thirds to three-fourths of the total […]

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Cougars outlast area golf rivals

Josh Hatfield leads Munford High School team to victory over Arlington, Brighton, Bartlett and St. Benedict during a golf match held at Mirimichi last Thursday. Munford’s combined score was a 159 to win by two strokes.  Bartlett shot a 161, Arlington 164, Brighton 178 and St. Benedict 185. Several teams will play this Thursday at the […]

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On The Ballot 2016: Bell challenging Hawkins for Alderman in Position 2

By Bill Short Position 2 Alderman Hank Hawkins, seeking his second term, is being challenged by Albert (Al) Bell in the Nov. 8 Millington city elections. A graduate of Southwest Tennessee Community College with an Associate of Applied Science degree, Bell is also a certified paramedic and is employed as fleet supervisor at Flag City […]

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Safety

By David Peel What is more scary sharks or bathtubs? Sometimes those things which we should be afraid of, we ignore. And then we spend time being afraid of things that are better ignored. It is a paradox of human behavior. Statistically falls in the bathroom area are going to kill and maim so many […]

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Tipton County Honors Late Legend ‘Coach Nate’

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Hall of Famer and Tipton County icon Adrian Nathaniel, 57, passed away Aug. 28 from an apparent heart attack outside of his Munford home. Nathaniel was known as an educator, basketball legend at Munford, community leader, father figure and friend. The man earned nicknames like “Big Nate” and “Coach Nate” was […]

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Calendar of Events September 8, 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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15 Years Later: Northridge Woodhaven remembers September 11

Star Staff Reports It’s hard to miss display of patriotism on Highway 51 North in Millington to stand in honor and tribute. On Saturday, Sept. 3 at 8 a.m., sharp, Girl Scouts from across Shelby and Tipton County along with the staff of Northridge Woodhaven Community Outreach will begin setting in place nearly 3,000 American […]

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Make the Most of Gifts to Grandchildren

Did you know that National Grandparents Day is less than a week away? While this “Day” is not as widely known as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, it is nonetheless important, as it recognizes the key role that grandparents play. If you are a grandparent yourself, you might expect some cards or phone calls or […]

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