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Public Safety January 26, 2017

Fire Reports Passenger vehicle fire Jan. 11 – 3847 Crenshaw Road Motor vehicle accident with injuries Jan. 11 – U.S. Highway 51 North and Wilkinsville Road Motor vehicle/Pedestrian Incident Jan. 10 – 7950 Memphis Avenue Motor vehicle accident without injuries Jan. 13 – 4759 Easley Street; Singleton Parkway and Pleasant Ridge Road Jan. 14 – […]

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Brighton guard T. Brown goes up for a shot over two Hardin County defenders Friday night in the Brighton Gymnasium.

Monkey Off Their Backs: Lady Cardinals pick up first league win in 6 years

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It was the Britt Stanford/Caroline Jacobs Era of Brighton Lady Cardinal Basketball. Prince William was still engaged to Kate Middleton over in England. Even the terrorist Osama bin Laden was still alive. That was the last time the Brighton Lady Cardinals won a District 13-3A contest. Brighton’s latest chance to end […]

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Back to the Lab: Cardinals remain unbeaten in league, preparing for next rounds

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Stan Gatlin has earned the nickname the “Mad Gatter” for building championship and record-breaking teams at Millington, Southwind and Brighton. Last season Gatlin’s Brighton Cardinals finished one win away from reaching the 20-victories mark. A couple of District 13-3A games got away last year that would have assisted the total. Coming […]

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Coming Together: Munford & Millington celebrate Dr. King

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The rescheduling of the Millington vs. Munford basketball doubleheader from Jan. 9 to Jan. 16 gave Munford High School Principal Dr. Courtney Fee and administration a chance to do something special. The faculty and students were on board quickly to organize the Munford High School Remembers the Legacy of Dr. Martin […]

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2017 Readers’ Choice Woman of the Year: Baker’s recipe for success hard work and communication

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Dianne Baker appeared busy from greeting and organizing Millington Area Chamber of Commerce luncheons to ribbon cutting events throughout 2016. And those close to her know the executive director of the Millington Chamber was busier behind the scenes. For her hard work in and out of the spotlight, Baker was voted […]

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The Old Ways

By David Peel It strikes me that today consumers feel very modern but are actually just re-creating what existed 100 years ago. Let’s take exercise for example. The modern consumer will pay $20 a month to join a club that is filled with machines. They will drive their 5000-pound fuel-burning car to that gym, then […]

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Calendar of Events January 26, 2016

Month of January *The Millington Crisis Center has a continual need of personal care items: soap/shampoo/conditioner/deodorant men’s & women’s/toothpaste & feminine products. The Center is also starting a new project to help folks learn to read and speak English.  Also the Center is looking for paperbacks (cheaper to mail), all kinds, children’s too. *The American Legion and […]

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Munford’s Moore signs with Milligan Soccer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford Lady Cougar Kasey Moore has experienced extreme highs and a devastating low from this past soccer season. Under the guidance of Head Coach Dylan Burnett, Moore was a part of a record-breaking Lady Cougar Soccer team. Munford won a school record 15 games and went unbeaten in District 13-3A not […]

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Public Safety

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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