Archive | Opinion

Leticia, Colombia ,Amazonas, South America. Team has members from Bellevue Baptist Church, 
Harvest Fellowship, First Baptist Collierville, and others.  Photo courtesy Emily Bobbitt.

Miracle in the Amazon

By David Peel Each year, our family volunteers in international mission projects. For example, I have taught Pastors’ Conferences in India, built a seminary in Ukraine, built playgrounds in Africa, completed a church on an island, and run VBS programs in South America. This past week, our family of five was part of a team […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

David Peel

The 80/20 Rule

By David Peel The proper name for this is “Pareto’s Rule.” Next time you walk in Wal-Mart or Kroger, just look only for the color red.  You will see red everywhere just jumping out at you.  Of course, the red has always been there, but you saw it because you were training yourself to look […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

Otis Griffin pose

You Were Taught Better, So Why Did You Do It?

SOUTHERN RAISIN’ By Otis Griffin As the years stack up on you, from time to time you need to visit the local medicine man for a little assistance.  I’m not real sure when every healer became a specialist and presently can only offer some relief on certain parts of your anatomy.  (That’s city slang for […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

Otis Griffin pose

SOUTHERN RAISIN’ Better Pay Close ’tention

By Otis Griffin Neighbor, at a very young age what you see or hear, ain’t what you mostly get!  Several of us tree swingers were eavesdropping on Mr. Bright give a dissertation on modern day (back then) medicine.  After a demonstration that would make ‘Miss’ Kitty and Festus backslap congratulate ‘Doc’ Adams, methodically Mr. Bright […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

David Peel

Slip and Falls Are Preventable

By David Peel Every day we get calls about someone who has fallen on someone else’s property. There is an assumption that if you are hurt on someone’s property it is automatically their fault. This is not true. As a matter of fact that might be the most widely held legal myth that I encounter. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

mlgw hoax2

Real News: Utility hoax further proof that good journalism trumps social media

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Star Commentary The hoax heard around the world… well at least Memphis has shined a spotlight on a few issues. The one that jumps out to me personally is the need for good journalists, journalism and trustworthy outlets. On the morning of July 8 word spread quickly via social media that […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

Fireworks 9

LETTER TO EDITOR: Great fireworks show with the comfort of being home

Dear Editor: Thank you, Millington, for an outstanding fireworks show. We had a great view from our mailbox. Ross Wilber Millington

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

Millington Star logo

LETTER TO EDITOR: Millington Crisis Center addresses potential donor and board member

Dear Editor: The Millington Crisis Center needs your help and support. We are in the process of implementing new ideas, new processes, and new methods in an effort to ensure the Center complies with state and federal guidelines for nonprofit organizations, as well as to better and more efficiently serve the needs of our community. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

David Peel 7-6

The Best Closing Argument In History?

By David Peel You may have never heard of George Graham Vest, Missouri lawyer who took on a case about a dog known as “Old Drum” who was shot by a neighbor on October 18, 1869. In the case against the neighbor, this portion of the transcript survived and has become famous: “Gentlemen of the […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

Otis Griffin pose

They Said it Had Worked Many Times, but on What?

By Otis Griffin As a youngster when we had some congestion, now that’s a ‘five-dollar word’ for…… stopped up.  Momma would rub this salve down deep into my bony chest.  It was probably the same grease we used on the cows and hogs to reduce swelling, nicks, cuts, fleas, ticks, flies, warts and the deadly […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Calendar

September 2017
S M T W T F S
« Aug    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930