Archive | January 5, 2017

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Southern Raisin’ What If For The New Year?

By Otis Griffin What If…many changes were made to help all of our society, instead of just benefiting a few?  What If…Our United States of our America stopped sending money overseas to foreign countries, supposedly to maintain good relations?  What If…we sent my Southern Country farmers crops overseas, instead?  What If…the countries couldn’t use our […]

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All-Day Run: Cantu adds to track record with HMMoM victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton County resident hooked on running took on his latest challenge this fall. Ruben Cantu, 73, ventured down to Memphis for the 18th Annual Tour d’Esprit Sept. 30. Cantu wasn’t leaving the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Memphis until Oct. 1. That was the plan because it was a 24-hour […]

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Public Safety January 5, 2017

City Court Reports December 20, 2016 Fines Burdell Akins – 5046 Village Woods Drive, Memphis, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $350 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Christian J Avery – 7789 Bill Knight Court, Millington, reckless driving, $500 fine plus cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Markeshia E Baskerville – 5160 Leonard Road, […]

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2017 NARFE Officers

The 2017 officers for the National Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, chapter 1382 of Millington were inducted December 8 at the Christmas luncehon meeting held December 8 at Old Timers Restaurant.  Pictured from left are Dorothy Bolden (president), Donald Smith (vice president), Martha Forest (secretary) and Russell Palmer (treasurer). NARFE meets at noon […]

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What’s important?

By David Peel Those who will be gathered around your deathbed one day are the most important people in the world. It is not the stuff around the tree, or the lack thereof. The boss that you labor for, who has you working holidays or overtime, is unlikely to be there. His priorities will change. […]

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December Yards of the Month

Millington City Beautiful Christmas/December Yard of the Month Winners are: Area 1 Tammy and Logan Regenold 7734 Arapaho Area 2 Harley and Amika Smith 4883 Clear Creek Cove Area 3 Abraham J & Mary E. Solis 4319 Chestnut Oak Cove Area 4 Johnny and Janice William 3900 Springton Business Yard of the Month State Farm, […]

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Calendar of Events January 5, 2017

Month of January *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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Mayor Terry Jones is sworn in New Year's Day by Sen. Mark Norris.

Taking the Oath: City board sworn in; Huffman, Bell appointed to fill vacancies

By Bill Short As family members and friends watched, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen was sworn in to a new term Sunday afternoon in the Board Chamber at City Hall. With District 32 State Sen. Mark Norris administering the Oath of Office individually to the board members, they vowed to support the U.S. and […]

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2016 Year in Review Top 10 Stories

The Millington Star has compiled the top 10 most viewed stories throughout 2016 from www.millington-news.com. From Facebook to the actual paper, this 10 stories generated the most interest and impact from the year that was. 1. CASSY’S COURAGE They came in droves. The groups who loved, supported and felt the impact of Cassandra “Cassy” Leigh […]

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