Archive | December 1, 2016


Strongly And Wisely Designed

By Otis Griffin My dear friend James bought an old Chevrolet station wagon a few decades ago so luckily we didn’t have to walk or thumb any longer.  The classic had wooden sides that ‘pert nigh’ two dozen families of termites had hibernated in for several years and by the soft splinters decaying evidently they […]

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The 2016-17 Brighton Cardinal starting five take the court for the first round of the MLK Tournament in Memphis.

Brighton cruises in MLK Tourney opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — By the 4 minute, 3 second mark of the first quarter, the scoreboard in the LeMoyne-Owen Gymnasium was busy for the home side. All five Brighton Cardinal starters had scored in the opener of the 46th Annual MLK Invitational. The Cardinals were ahead 21-1 over the Soulsville Tornadoes. “That’s […]

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Public Safety December 1, 2016

City Court Reports November 22, 2016 Fines Natasha S Brown – 3226 Shannon Circle, Memphis, failure to provide proof of insurance, $25 fine no cost, no driver’s license on person, $25 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Gregory M Bryant – 3412 Lucy Road, Millington, failure to provide proof of insurance, $25 fine […]

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Germantown’s Glory

The Germantown Lady Red Devils seized control against the host Millington Lady Trojans early Nov. 22 in the Williams Osteen Gymnasium. Led by Carrie Smith, Germantown prevailed 79-28 over Millington. Smith scored 27 points to lead three Lady Red Devils in double figures. Joining her were Tenitra Wilson and Tahrah Bell with 11 points each. […]

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Trojan forward Justin Austin tries to defend the basket against a Germantown player last week in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Devils in Red: Trojans play Germantown tough in defeat

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The loaded Germantown Red Devils lineup came into the William Osteen Gymnasium Nov. 22 and left Flag City scoring only 44 points. The host Millington Trojans even held the Red Devils to 2 points in the second quarter going into the break with the lead. But Germantown did manage to leave […]

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Missy Ervin

Election Issue Arises: Two school system employees win alderman positions

By Bill Short The city of Millington is exploring an issue that arose after two municipal school system employees won alderman positions in the Nov. 8 city elections. Missy Boyd Ervin defeated Position 1 Alderman Bethany Huffman, and Position 2 Alderman Hank Hawkins defeated Al Bell. Ervin is a Special Education assistant at Millington Elementary […]

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Insurance limits

By David Peel Most people are surprised to learn that Tennessee has still not increased its requirement of a driver to carry just 25,000 per person on their car liability limits. You quickly can spend $25,000 at any local emergency room if you are hurt. I can tell you that a life flight from the […]

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Calendar of Events December 1, 2016

Month of  December *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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Say Hello to Santa: Parade kicks off at 1 p.m.

Come join the city of Millington to celebrate Christmas with the annual Millington Christmas Parade Saturday. The Parade will start promptly at 1 p.m. and will travel along Navy Road from Newport to C Street. For more information, call 873-5770.

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