Archive | June 13, 2018

Dunbar named new chief of MPD

Star Staff Reports The City of Millington is expected to name Mark Dunbar new Chief of Police for the Millington Police Department this week. An public introduction of Dunbar will be held this Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting at City Hall located at 7930 Nelson Road. Dunbar […]

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DSCC pin nursing graduates for 2018

Star Staff Reports DYERSBURG — On May 5, Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) honored its 61st and 62nd nursing classes with a ceremony for 17 graduates in the LPN to RN Fast Track program and 22 graduates in the traditional nursing program. The ceremony took place inside the E.H. Lannom, Jr. Gymnasium on the Dyersburg […]

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Types of Lawyers

By David Peel Much like the medical profession, the legal profession is allocated into lawyers who focus on certain type of legal matters. The way I would define the basic types include the following: Plaintiff injury attorneys that do the things that I do: Personal injury lawyer. … Trucking attorney Medical malpractice attorney Worker’s compensation […]

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Wick Goes Out: Veteran Skipper makes tough decision to leave Brighton Baseball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since coming to Brighton High School four years ago, Michael Wickersham has guided his team to play in a District 13-3A championship game, a Region Semifinal elimination game and several rivalry showdowns. But June 7 was the most nervous moment for the man known as Coach Wick walking onto the Brighton […]

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Calendar of Events June 14, 2018

Month of June Millington Public Library Summer Reading 2018 has free events for those interested. The series kicked off June 9. Teen Time setup Friday afternoons from 1-3 p.m., starting June 15 with free food and indoor and outdoor games such as ladder golf, cornhole, basketball, hoop toss, card games, puzzles, Dungeons & Dragons, karaoke […]

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Faith, Family Business and the Fortune 500

By Cal Turner Jr. EDITOR’S NOTE: Cal Turner Jr. is the son of Dollar General Co-Founder Cal Turner Sr. Cal Turner Jr. was second in command at Dollar General from 1965 to 1977 and CEO from 1977 through 2002. Under his leadership, the company went public in 1969 and grew to more than 6,000 stores […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- True value: Best television dads remind writer of his father

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Father’s Day is this Sunday. We all can admit this day doesn’t get the fanfare of Mother’s Day. The special ladies in our lives get flowers, candy, jewelry, trips, dinners, concerts and much more. Meanwhile, most father figures are happy with a home-cooked meal, a cold one and a little peace […]

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2018 Best in Food: Food helps during life’s biggest changes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last summer was about 90 days that changed my life forever. Throughout June, the staff of The Millington Star packed up our office in preparation to move to Bartlett for our day-to-day operation. Since the move, several residents of Millington and South Tipton county have found their way to 2850 Stage […]

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Obituaries June 14, 2018

JIMMY DEAN FINNEY Jimmy Dean Finney, 80 of Millington, went to be with the Lord on May 12, 2018. Funeral service was held May 15 with Dr. Kevin Ferrell will be officiating and interment followed. All services and visitation was held at Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home and Cemetery in Millington (901)872-3375 MAURICE RUSSELL Maurice Russell, […]

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