Archive | August 3, 2017

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Big Catch

Recently Norman’s Body Shop owner Dewayne Barrom took a family trip to Savannah. While there he fished in the Tennessee River catching an nearly 50 pound catfish.

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David Peel

The 80/20 Rule

By David Peel The proper name for this is “Pareto’s Rule.” Next time you walk in Wal-Mart or Kroger, just look only for the color red.  You will see red everywhere just jumping out at you.  Of course, the red has always been there, but you saw it because you were training yourself to look […]

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You Were Taught Better, So Why Did You Do It?

SOUTHERN RAISIN’ By Otis Griffin As the years stack up on you, from time to time you need to visit the local medicine man for a little assistance.  I’m not real sure when every healer became a specialist and presently can only offer some relief on certain parts of your anatomy.  (That’s city slang for […]

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Shelby County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team Closing Ceremony Held this past weekend

Star Staff Reports Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., thanked the members of the County Mayor’s Fight Blight Team at a ceremony this past Friday, at Agricenter International at 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The event honored the young people and their supervisors who have been part of the 10 work teams since June 5. […]

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Millington Dentistry Continues Tradition, Third Generation Joins Practice

Reed Family Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Taylor Reed to Family Dentistry of 68 Years Star Staff Reports Reed Family Dentistry continues tradition as third generation dentist, Dr. Taylor Reed, joins local Millington practice. Second generation dentist Dr. Kevin Reed, hires son to work alongside him at the family practice of 68 years, passed down by his […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety August 3, 2017

Arrest July 24, 2017 July 19 – 29 year old Memphis male charged with failure; 22 year old Memphis male charged with failure to appear July 20 – 48 year old Millington male charged with theft of property – conduct involving merchandise July 21 – 35 year old Memphis female charged with driving while license […]

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Come See Millington: Flag City’s history on display in Downtown Memphis

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Some of the names mentioned were Huffman, Wages, Roland, Harvell, Howard, Osteen and Baker. Businesses like the DuPont, Millington Telephone and The Millington Star were referenced. And establishments from Millington Central High School to USA Stadium to the NSA Mid-South to Jones Orchard were part of the historic display […]

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Melba’s Mission: Local educator gets a ‘Life’ lesson in Mexico

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Elementary SPED Secretary Melba Tross recently joined her spiritual family from Life Church East Memphis on a mission trip to Mexico. From May 29 to June 5, Tross and a group of 11 others participated in mission activities in Morelia, Mexico. Tross and the other missionaries washed and cleaned streets. […]

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Preliminary Data: Consultants for proposed new Master Plan present statistical information to committee

By Bill Short Consultants on a proposed new 20-year Master Plan for Millington presented preliminary data for the city last week to a recently appointed Advisory Committee. Dexter Muller, owner of Pinnacle Planning Advisers in Bartlett, and Charles Goforth, planning consultant for Millington, discussed the statistical information during the committee’s July 24 “kickoff” meeting in […]

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Archer hits the mark

Sigma Alpha Lambda announces that Audrey Elizabeth Archer of Millington has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the University of Memphis. Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community […]

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