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Public Safety January 19, 2017

City Court Reports January 10, 2017 Fines Tabitha G Beckham – 6983 Juana, Millington, disorderly conduct, $50 fine plus cost Ebony S Belton – 4855 Royal Run Drive, Memphis, driving on suspended license/out of state, $150 fine plus cost, failure to provide proof of insurance, $50 fine no cost, speeding, $50 fine plus cost Eric […]

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Board accepts $500,000 state grant for Discovery Nature Park project

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution to accept a $500,000 state grant for development of the Discovery Nature Park. Board members took the action during their Jan. 9 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Frankie Dakin and seconded by Alderman Don Lowry. In […]

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Millington guard Hunter Klutts takes a jumper over a Liberty Tech defender.

Fade to Black & Maroon: Liberty out grinds Millington in district battle

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The district opener for Jewell Gates and his Millington Trojans was another chance to start 1-0 and build a core of toughness. The Liberty Tech Crusaders were primed to give the Trojans a challenge jumping out to a 20-12 first quarter advantage. But Millington took the punch and started to fight […]

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Millington guard Keyanna Jones tries to steal the ball during last week's game against Liberty Tech.

Lady Trojans overwhelmed by Liberty

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Bruce Marshall and his Millington Lady Trojans were going through their normal routine in the William Osteen Gymnasium when a phone call comes through. Marshall received word that his next opponent and district opener, the Liberty Tech Lady Crusaders would be a little late because of issues with their bus. So […]

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Munford guard Shania Johnson drives baseline on Lady Cardinal Lindsey Morrissett Friday night.

Horror Story: Lady Cardinals stalk prey, but Lady Cougars survive

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As he exited the Munford Gymnasium Friday night, Brighton Lady Cardinals Head Coach David Wampler declared, ‘We gave them a scare there.’ Brighton took on the role of Jason Vouchers stalking and irritating the Munford Lady Cougars for 32 minutes. Like the legendary horror icon known for Friday the 13th, the […]

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Night Before Christmas

The Millington Exchange Cub’s Annual The Night Before Christmas Bags were delivered on Dec. 22 and cured to residents at Millington Healthcare. The students at E.A. Harrold Elementary decorated the bags and collected some of the items used in bags. Pictured left are Lindsay Stornes, exchangite, Marilyn Loeffel, club president, Tia Lord, exchangite and Lisa Elam, director […]

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They Said it Had Worked Many Times, but on What?

By Otis Griffin As a youngster when we had some congestion, now that’s a ‘five-dollar word’ for…… stopped up.  Momma would rub this salve down deep into my bony chest.  It was probably the same grease we used on the cows and hogs to reduce swelling, nicks, cuts, fleas, ticks, flies, warts and the deadly […]

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Power Windows Can Be Deadly

By David Peel You may never of thought about it, but the motor that causes your power windows to raise is much stronger than it needs to be to do the job. Now there’s a logical reason for this. It has to have the torque to raise and lower even in freezing temperatures where there […]

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Slow Start: Cardinals pull away from rival Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Cardinals opened the District 13-3A schedule earlier this month with an impressive 70-36 win over Dyer County. Entering their second league game Friday night, Brighton Head Coach Stan Gatlin had an uneasy feeling about the Munford Cougars. It took Gatlin and his Cardinals a moment to adjust to the […]

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Calendar of Events January 19, 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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