Archive | March 22, 2018

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SOUTHERN RAISIN’ Study On It ’fore You Make a Final Decision

By Otis Griffin This was one of the few things that ‘pert nigh’ everybody had or at least needed to survive.  Man can not live by bread alone; he must have some fresh vegetables out of the garden.  As my ‘pore’ old country hard working rednecks know, you don’t wake up one day and a […]

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Learn more about how to deal with menopause March 29

Star Staff Reports Most women are familiar with the more well-known symptoms of menopause. These include hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and fatigue. But did you know that varicose veins can also be caused by menopause? “Varicose veins are the result of a loss of elasticity in the wall of the vein and weakening […]

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BREAKING NEWS: McCullough earns 2018 MCHS Valedictorian

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Central High School Guidance Department led by senior counselor Georgette Farmer transformed the MCHS Library into a venue fit for superheroes. With a theme tailored for Marvel outfits like Spider-Man or Captain America or maybe DC Comic favorites Superman or Batman, the Guidance Department invited parents, family, friends, Millington […]

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Public Safety March 22, 2018

Arrests March 7- 18-year-old Millington female charged with assault; 49-year-old Millington male charged with domestic assault; March 8- 32-year-old West Memphis, Ark., female charged with driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, drivers to exercise due care and failure to wear safety belt; 25-year-old Millington female charged with assault; March 9- 36-year-old Millington male charged with aggravated assault […]

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Sandman Cometh: Williams takes on MIR’s track at Super Chevy Show this April

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The well-known spring pastime in Millington will once again feature a familiar face. The 32nd Annual Super Chevy Show scheduled for April 6-8 at the Memphis International Raceway will have more than 350 participants on the marquee including area favorite Tony “Sandman’ Williams. “I have participated in Super Chevy for about […]

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2018 MIR Season Schedule Released

Star Staff Reports Memphis International Raceway announced its 2018 season schedule today with more than 100 days of racing events on its drag strip, oval track and road course. The drag strip will host several major events including the 32nd Annual Super Chevy Show, International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit Sportsman Spectacular on Sept. 28-30, […]

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Lyon’s Share: Twisdale team-first approach nets him college scholarship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2018 Brighton Cardinal Football roster will have a lot of key spots to replace graduating 27 seniors. The names include standouts like Cameron John, Aaron Alston, Lance West, DJ Barker, Spencer Cartwright, Imari Allen and Jordan John. All those players are going off to play college football. Out of all […]

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David Peel Three Ingredients

The Three Ingredients of an Injury Case

By David Peel While all injuries are regrettable, not all are compensable. There are at least three ingredients that must be present for a winning case: 1. First, you need “Liability,” sometimes called “fault.” Liability results from negligent acts or omissions of another, such as someone running a stop sign, or a doctor mistakenly cutting […]

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Board votes to remove speed van from contract for traffic cameras

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has voted unanimously to remove the “speed van” from its contract with the company that installed red-light cameras. Board members took the action during their March 12 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Thomas McGhee and seconded by Alderman Al Bell. On […]

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Calendar of Events March 22, 2018

March 31 Veterans of Foreign Wars North Shelby Post 7175 located at 4681 Cuba-Millington will host a Crawfish Festival on March 31 at noon. It will be a time for family fun. For more information, call 872-7175. April 5 Terry Mecklin-Learning Health & Wellness is hosting a health event April 5 at 6 p.m. at […]

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