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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS- Captain Craig: Millington survivor champions fight against disease

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On a crusade since 2012, Millington Police Department dispatcher Karen Craig is on the front line on bringing awareness about breast cancer. A survivor for five years, Craig is the voice, champion and inspiration for those affected by the disease in Flag City. Back in October 2012, Craig was diagnosed with […]

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Charity Softball Game raises $3,300 for Boys Ranch

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Police Department won the game over its friendly rival the Millington Fire Department on Sept. 29. But the real winner that night on the softball field of Bioxli Park was the TBCH Boys Ranch with more than $3,300 raised. The effort was spearheaded by MPD officer Michael Jordan. For […]

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Calendar of Events October 25, 2018

Month of October  The Shelby Forest Trail of Terror will be held Oct. 26, 27, 28 and Halloween. The Friday and Saturday times are 7 to 11 p.m. and Sundays and Halloween will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Come experience what lurks in the forest at night. Go to the Shelby Forest General Store […]

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Tracking with Thomas: Take Back

Millington Police Department announced that the National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place on Saturday at 9 a.m. and end at about 1 p.m. The MPD will have one location, Walgreens located at 7994 Highway 51 North. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back address a vital public safety and public health issue. Many Americans are not […]

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS ’18: By Hair Design- Chance occurrence helps Millington woman fight Breast Cancer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Women over the age of 40 are encouraged to get a mammogram annually. Something that most women do a few times throughout the year helped detect Vanessa Greenwood-Fiene’s breast cancer. Once again Fiene made her trip up to the This Is It Salon at 80 Logan Drive No. B in Covington. […]

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS ’18: Mammogram reveals shocking news for Cordova retiree

By Carolyn Bahm Ginny Brown of Cordova has made sure to have her annual mammograms faithfully. She does self-exams but, like many women, she finds it difficult to tell the difference between troubling lumps and normal variations in density of breast tissue. For her, mammograms are particularly important. Today, she’s very grateful she takes her […]

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Mary Esch of Bartlett, 85, is happy for her life to return to normal after her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS ’18: A postponed mammogram reveals 3 worrisome spots

By Carolyn Bahm Mary Esch of Bartlett, 85, had a close brush with a serious illness, but a routine health check was her saving grace. She skipped her mammogram last year because her gynecologist moved, and it was easy to let the routine health check slide. She debated skipping again this year because she’s 85 […]

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Calendar of Events October 18, 2018

Early Voting 2018 Early voting starts Oct. 17 and continues through Oct. 30. All 27 sites around the county will open on the first day of early voting. Phillips emphasized that all sites are opening simultaneously because of the type of election. It is not the practice of SCEC to open all early voting sites […]

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Still Full of Life: Young Life reshapes leadership, continues mission to help teens

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This time last year the Shelby-Tipton County Young Life chapter was in celebration mode as the staff and members continued the mission of delivering Christ to teens. Luke Sadler and crew marked the 10th year of the organization serving the Millington area and expanding throughout North Shelby County and into certain […]

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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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