Archive | November 3, 2016

Three Wise Men

Members of the Young at Heart senior group at Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton recently enjoyed being entertained by “The Three Wise Men” from left are Carter Hooker, Howard Michael and Walter Hollyfield. They performed a variety of both gospel & amusing songs.

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Vote ‘No’ on Shelby County Charter referendum

The Shelby County Home Rule Charter serves Shelby County government the same way that the United States Constitution serves our country and our federal government.  Our county charter was carefully written by a special committee of citizens 30 years ago and it has served the people of Shelby County well, putting into place checks and […]

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Public Safety November 3, 2016

Arrests Oct. 20 – 27 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear Oct. 21 – 28 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear; 54 year old Atoka male charged with theft of property $500 or less x 2; 53 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear; 31 year old […]

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On the Ballot 2016: Denson unopposed for open School Board Position 7

By Bill Short Chris Denson is the unopposed candidate for the open School Board Position 7 seat in the Nov. 8 Millington city elections. Position 7 is currently occupied by Donald Holsinger, who is running for alderman. Denson graduated from Overton High School and attended Lambuth College for two years. He completed studies at Baptist […]

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On the Ballot 2016: Caruthers unopposed for third term as Alderman in Position 7

By Bill Short Position 7 Alderman Mike Caruthers is unopposed for a third term in the Nov. 8 Millington city elections. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in industrial technology from Tennessee Technological University and a Master of Arts Degree in business management from Central Michigan University. He retired from the U.S. Army after […]

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Calendar of Events November 3, 2016

Month of November *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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Brighton quarterback Malik Jackson and crew are ready to make a playoff run starting this Friday welcoming Henry County to town.

2016 PLAYOFF PREVIEWS

Millington (2-8) @ Haywood County (9-1) Haywood won its league title dominating the competition scoring more than 30 points 7 times. The Tomcats only defeat came courtesy of Oakland 52-6. Haywood has won three games in a row coming into the Class 4A State playoffs. Brighton (7-3) vs. Henry County (5-4) The Cardinals are the […]

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Millington Trojans Chance Taylor and Leander Cooper wrap up a Craigmont ball carrier Friday night during the Chiefs' victory.

Lackluster: Trojans’ finale leaves them as four-seed in playoffs

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The battle for third came down to desire. And it appeared the Craigmont Chiefs simply wanted it more outlasting the Millington Trojans 34-21 Friday night on Mooney Boswell Field. Both teams advanced to this Friday’s Class 4A State Football First Round with the Trojans taking on the No. 1 seeded Haywood […]

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Thank You Millington for your loving support

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Darcy and Robert Crichton almost reached 60 years of marriage. But Darcy’s soulmate passed away Sept. 13. The ordeal has been tough on Darcy but the widow wanted to reach out to the Millington community to express her gratitude. “I’m so sorry it took so long,” she said. “But I just […]

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Letters to Editor for November 3, 2016

Take the test before you vote for Mayor Dear Editor: ‘The Test.’ When deciding which candidate for Mayor of Millington, take ‘The Test.’ Do they buy their autos from Millington car dealers? Do their children attend Millington Municipal Schools? Richard Hodges Millington Gratitude for Short’s election coverage Dear Editor: Thank you, to Bill Short, for […]

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