Archive | September 15, 2016


Public Safety September 15, 2016

City Court Reports August 30, 2016 Fines Dalton A Arnette – 67 Watson Road, Munford, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $250 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Justin R Brown – 747 North Mansfield Street, Memphis, no driver’s license on person, $50 fine plus […]

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By David Peel For the longest time, the law in Tennessee was harsh on victims of dog bites because it rewarded ignorance and encouraged dishonesty while not compensating victims. In Tennessee, prior to 2007, a dog owner was not legally liable (responsible) for any dog bite unless it could be proven, or was admitted, that […]

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Roger Henderson

On the Ballot 2016: Dakin challenged by Henderson for Alderman in Position 3

By Bill Short Position 3 Alderman Frankie Dakin, seeking his second term, is being challenged by Roger Taney Henderson in the Nov. 8 Millington city elections. Dakin earned a Bachelor’s degree in political science and economics with a concentration in public policy at Rhodes College in Memphis. He is also a graduate of The University […]

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Remembering 9-11: Local Cub Scout says thanks to MPD

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Cub Scout Pack 567 from Shelby Forest came up with a “sweet” idea to say thank you to the local law enforcement. On Aug. 28, a few of the 40 members made their way to the Millington Police Department to present 35 lunch bags to members of the MPD. What started […]

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After arriving to their father's mayoral kickoff event, Preston and Kendall share a story with dad Chris Ford which gave him a moment of disbief. Family and friends helped Ford kickoff his 2016 Millington Mayoral campaign at Patriot Bank last week.

Real Volunteer: Ford kicks off mayoral campaign, wants to increase service to Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Chris Ford’s progression as a leader in the Millington community took seed as his family made plans to move to the city in 1999. Nearly two decades later and many roles of service, Ford has watched his marriage to Amy reach 22 years, children Kendall and Preston reach driving age and […]

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Calendar of Events September 15, 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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Remembering 9-11: Gestures of Gratitude from area students to local First Responders

Star Staff Reports On Wednesday morning, at 10 a.m., Millington Elementary School students had the opportunity to participate in a banner signing to show appreciation to local First Responders who serve to protect our communities. Mary Jones, wife of Millington Mayor Terry Jones, and her fifth grade class were eager to express their thanks with […]

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Vote for Smart Investment Moves

The presidential election is little more than a month away. Like all elections, this one has generated considerable interest, and, as a citizen, you may well be following it closely. But as an investor, how much should you be concerned about the outcome? Probably not as much as you might think. Historically, the financial markets […]

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Under Fire: Dragons burn Trojans in all phases for victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COLLIERVILLE — The Collierville Dragons made headlines for the wrong reasons last week. After forfeiting a pair of games for playing an ineligible athlete, the Dragons were ready to take the field and let out some frustrations. The Dragons dominated in all three phases of the game last Friday night against […]

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Millington Lady Trojan Paige Hall slaps down a spike against Covington last week.

Lady Trojans get early edge over Covington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COVINGTON — In just their second year in District 15-2A, the Millington Lady Trojans have quickly gained a volleyball rival. Last season the Lady Trojans traded shots with the Covington Lady Chargers. While Millington took the district tournament crown, Covington won the regular season title and Region championship. The rivalry was […]

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