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Filling the Need: Millington Food Pantry seeking a holiday boost to meet demands

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The word has spread throughout Millington that there was a need at the Millington Food Pantry located on the campus of First United Methodist Church located at 8029 Wilkinsville Road. There has been an outpouring of support and donations for the organization which is a branch of the Mid-South Food Bank […]

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Millington’s Solar Power

The Millington Solar Farm has taken shape recently. Last week workers were making adjustments on panels. Millington Solar Facility is 53-megawatt. The photovoltaic solar generating facility, currently scheduled for completion in late 2018. It would occupy about 390 acres of a 438-acre tract within the city limits of Millington. The Millington Solar Facility would be […]

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Calendar of Events December 6, 2018

First United Methodist Church Food Pantry On average, the Millington community food pantry serves about 3,500 hungry people in need each year, in large measure thanks to the generosity of folks like you. It’s a ministry that’s been a part of our community for more than 30 years, lending a helping hand to families in […]

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Public Safety: December 6, 2018

Fire Reports Emergency Medical Call Nov. 18- 7847 Church Street; 7320 Raleigh-Millington Road; 4864 Ketta Lane; 8445 Highway 51 North; 8540 Highway 51 North/109; Nov. 21- 5134 Thompson; 7025 Sassy Tree Lane; 6718 Chase Road; Nov. 22- 7057 Richard Wilson Drive; 6856 Juana Drive; 7078 Prather Street; Nov. 23- 4853 Holly Lane; 6861 Theda Cove; […]

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Trojan senior guard Cameron Craft elevates in the lane against a pair of Brighton defenders during last Friday night's game in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Defense Wins: New-look Cards shuts down Trojans to earn victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In his decorated coaching career, Stan Gatlin has seen All-State, All-Region and college level players graduate from his programs. Some of the names were LaTesa McLaughlin, Jasmine Newsome and Tra Cooper. Added to the list from 2017-18 are the trio of Aaron Alston, Zach Lewis and Tae’lyr Gatlin. Now Brighton and […]

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Millington guard Alexis Jones tries to beat Brighton Lady Cardinal Sylvia "Bug" Jones to a loose ball during last Friday night's game in the William Osteen Gymnasium in Millington.

Flying High: Lady Cardinals taking flight to higher grounds in 2018-19

By Thomas Sellers Jr. What the Brighton Lady Cardinals are experiencing at the beginning of the 2018-19 season is new to the program and their third-year Head Coach David Wampler. Brighton entered Friday night’s contest against the Millington Lady Trojans in the William Osteen Gymnasium with a 4-0 record. Trying to adjust to winning in […]

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Getting Ready: 2018 Millington Christmas Parade

The 2018 Millington Christmas Parade brought out hundreds of people from across the Mid-South along Navy Road. Before the Parade kicked off, 3-year-old Khyliah Middleton and her grandmother Lesa Warfield wait in their car with candy. The quartet, brothers Aiden and Dillon Martin and their friends Jacob and Johnna Stroud, race for a prime position […]

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Obituaries December 6, 2018

PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH Former U.S. President George Herbert Walker Bush, 94, 41st president of the United States, died Friday, November 30, 2018. Born June 12, 1924, he was the oldest living ex-president at 94, and he was the first president in almost 200 years whose son became president, too. His passing comes just seven […]

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BUS A Team Roofing

A-Team Roofing focuses on precision, camaraderie

By Selena Silvestro The Grasso family opened A-Team Roofing this summer with community service in mind. In the Army, Kyle Grasso developed teams with one mission, “Do the job right every time — no exceptions.” He brought that same military precision and camaraderie to his company when he formed his close-knit A-Team. As a roofing […]

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SUVs Are the Safest Vehicles

By David Peel The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, report covering auto fatalities 2012 through 2015 confirmed the following as the very safest vehicles: SUV -Audi Q7 SUV -Volkswagen Tiguan SUV -Mazda CX-9 Pick up -Toyota Tacoma DC-LWB Large Sedan -Audi A6 SUV Jeep Cherokee Large Sedan -BMW 535 SUV -Lexus RX 350 Large Sedan […]

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