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Calendar of Events April 12, 2018

April 14 Shelby Forest Spring Fest “We’re Going Back to the 80’s!” will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Meeman-Shelby Forest located at 7097 Benjestown Road. There will arts and craft, vendors, food trucks, beer by TapBox, Forest Cakewalk, cornhole and more. There will be live music with Twin Soul, Ravens Call […]

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Chamber Happenings: Green Flag Day

The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon for April was a held at Orgill Park Golf Course Clubhouse in Millington last Tuesday. The lunch was sponsored by Memphis International Raceway prior to the 2018 Super Chevy Show. The lunch a speech from Eric Howard with Orgill Park Golf Course. And IHRA Top Fuel champion […]

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MLK 50 Jesse Jackson

MLK50: 50 Years Post Dream

By Sylvia Askew-Newhouse MEMPHIS — The trip to The LeMoyne-Owen College is a 40-minute drive from my home in Millington, but on this day I made the drive in only 30 minutes. There was a sense of urgency in my soul because on this week the Mid-South was commemorating the 50-year anniversary of the death […]

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Pancakes with a purpose: Kiwanis conducts annual fundraiser at Baker Community Center

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Pass the syrup and butter was a common phrase uttered Saturday morning in the Baker Community. It was once again time for the annual Flag City Kiwanis Club’s Pancake Breakfast. Throughout the serving time of all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage, dozens came through to enjoy the first meal of the day. Many […]

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