Archive | October 11, 2018

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Obituaries October 11, 2018

MARY CUNNINGHAM Mary Cunningham , 92, died Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at her home in Bartlett. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Memphis Funeral Home (Bartlett). ROBERT OWEN HARDY Robert Owen Hardy, 47, died October 3, 2018, at Regional Medical Center. The family received friends on Monday, Oct. 8 and funeral service […]

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Public Safety October 11, 2018

Fire Reports Alarm System Activated Sept. 23- 8484 Wilkinsville Road; Service Call, Other Sept. 26- 4781 Saratoga Avenue; Alarm System Sounded Sept. 27- 8490 Highway 51 North; Person in Distress Sept. 28- 4522 Bill Knight Avenue; 3675 Sykes Road; Emergency Medical Call Sept. 23- 8615 Rankin Branch Road; 4853 Bill Knight Avenue;8055 Highway 51 North; […]

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Holsinger challenging Halliburton for School Board Position 5

By Bill Short Position 5 School Board member Barbara Halliburton is being challenged by former member Don Holsinger in the Nov. 6 Millington city elections. Holsinger earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in aviation management in 1979 at Southern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration Degree in 2003 at Union University. At Louisiana […]

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Tracking with Thomas:Trojan Pride

Millington Trojan Football legend and current Tampa Bay Bucs fullback Alan Cross displays his new Trojan rubber band last week during the District 15-2A Volleyball Tournament held in the William Osteen Gymnasium on the campus of Millington Central High School. Cross, a 2011 graduate of MCHS, was there to support his alma mater during the […]

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Millington Police Department dispatcher Ana Swanson was diagnosed with breast cancer back in March. Part of her support team in her fight has been her colleagues at the MPD.

Team Ana: Millington Police Department dispatcher takes on the call to fight breast cancer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. From domestic situations to unexpected emergencies, Millington Police Department dispatcher Ana Swanson is no stranger to life-changing moments. But her personal world took an 180-degree turn earlier this year when doctors detected a lump in her breast. Swanson, 61, had a new challenge in her life. “I found out March 4 […]

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Addition of Trader Joe’s solidifies city as grocery shopping destination

By Graham Sweeney Quickly becoming a city known for “grocery store tourism,” Germantown recently added a new gem to its supermarket crown. After years of speculation and planning the city welcomed West Tennessee’s first Trader Joe’s last month to considerable fanfare. Mayor Mike Palazzolo called the franchise’s decision to open in Germantown a “great compliment […]

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New MCHS Choral Director Leah Thomas reviews some music with senior Sam Johnson during class last week. Johnson and fellow choir member Cassidy Floyd were named All-West.

MCHS Choir under Thomas makes public debut Oct. 18

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Leah Thomas’ 20-year journey in education has led her to Millington Central High School. Her first time teaching in Shelby County, Thomas is the new choral director at MCHS. Taking over from Calvin Ellis, Thomas is ready to mode the program into her image and continue the strong tradition of successful […]

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THE BEST SELLERS’ LISTS- Totally Awesome: Decade full of great television themes broken down to a top 10

By Thomas Sellers Jr. I knew this would be the toughest challenge of this series. Not because I was born in 1981 and these programs helped shape my sense of humor, interests and thoughts, but because the 1980s had a lot of quality theme songs. This was the Golden Age of television to me because […]

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Calendar of Events October 11, 2018

Oct. 13 The Pinky Promise for Breast Cancer benefiting Ana Swanson and Cindy Trejo will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Babs Place located at 2791 Wilkinsville Road. The event will feature No-xit/Bonafide Band and karaoke at 8 p.m. There will be barbecue plates, a cake auction, raffle, 50/50 drawing, and an auction. All […]

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Homecoming Taylor to receive crown

2018 MCHS Homecoming: Taylor’s Court

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Friday night, the Millington Central High School 2018 Homecoming Week concluded with the announcement of Briana Taylor as Queen. The senior, escorted by Kameron Middleton, was shocked to hear her name and receive the crown from Principal Dr. Clint Durley at the 50-yard-line during halftime of the Craigmont vs. Millington game. […]

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