Archive | September 22, 2016


Public Safety September 22, 2016

Fire Reports Outside rubbish, trash or waste fire Sept. 9 – Navy Road and Raleigh-Millington Sept. 14 – 6544 Chase Road Motor accident with injuries Sept. 9 – U.S. Highway 51 North and Veterans Parkway Sept. 13 – 8043 U.S. Highway 51 North Sept. 14 – U.S. Highway 51 North and Matthews Road Motor accident […]

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Residents can voice their opinions on upcoming solar power project

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The public was invited out to Baker Community Center last Thursday afternoon to view maps and hear plans about the upcoming construction of the solar transmission line. TVA is proposing to build about 4.5 to 5.0 miles of single-circuit transmission line which would convey power generated by Silicon Ranch Millington, LLC’s […]

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Finally It Is Show Day

By Otis Griffin Saturday was a special day for Rosemark rednecks.  If we had behaved all week and completed our chores (jobs) maybe, just maybe we could go to the Strand Theater picture show in Millington and watch our favorite cowboys catch the black hatted crooks.  One of the grown ups would haul us in […]

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MAC’s Family Affair

Canon Pickett, 2,  tries to get his  dinosaur to interact with the artwork of Thomas Sellers Sr., Sunday afternoon during intermission of Playhouse 51’s Send Me No Flowers by Norman Barasch & Carroll Moore. Pickett’s aunt Jessica Delashmit is playing the lead in the production. During intermission, patrons were treated to concessions and artwork on display […]

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Classic Sea World Inc., owner Verna Adams greets her customer and familiar client at her 217 Highway 51 North location in Covington.

Dream World: Tipton County business to celebrate 30th anniversary

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A vision that started in the eyes of a young Aaron Adams Jr., years ago in the fields of Covington has matured into a 30-year successful business. Along with his wife, Drummonds native, Verna by his side Aaron opened Classic Sea World Inc., on Sept. 26, 1986. This upcoming Sept. 24 […]

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By David Peel Life isn’t fair. Most of us learn this early on. But there is a part that is really confusing to some. Fairness does not necessary mean the same as equality.  Nor justice. What is the difference between fairness, justice, and equality? Once, when consulting a client about his will, I heard him […]

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Sherrie Hopper

On the Ballot 2016: Dagen challenged by Hopper for Alderman in Position 4

By Bill Short Position 4 Alderman Larry Dagen, seeking his second term, is being challenged by Sherrie Hopper in the Nov. 8 Millington city elections. After graduating from Millington Central High School in 1976, Dagen completed two years of college. He has been a small business owner and operator in Millington since 1989. A 25-year […]

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Calendar of Events September 22, 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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Star Staff Reports Young and old alike remember, on this the 15th anniversary of the tragedy This week, students from Millington Central High School created works of art to honor the thousands lost on September 11, 2001 (examples are attached from Teacher, Joanne Zachary art students at Millington Central High School). Also this week, Scouts […]

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Want to Retire Early? Start Planning Now.

The average American retires at about age 63, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. If you enjoy your work, of course, you may want to go well beyond that age. But what if you don’t want to wait until 63 or so? Can you afford to retire early? Possibly – if you follow […]

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