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Millington celebrates Bartlett women’s 3 Wishes for Her organization

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Sylvia Cobble McKelvey knows better than most the healing power of helping others. McKelvey was grief-stricken after the death of her husband and was having trouble moving forward. She was approached by a young mother after church on Sunday about starting a Bible study. McKelvey set the idea aside until the next week, when the […]

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Flip in the rankings

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Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota

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Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota May 4, 1954 – Aug. 31, 2017 Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota was born in Benin City, Nigeria, on May 4, 1954, to Prince Anslem Ikponmwonba and Princess Tinuade Ajayi Ikponmwonba. He completed his elementary and secondary education in Benin, Lagos and Sokoto. He then spent years working at a bank, a […]

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TDCI lists fines, penalties levied against local businesses

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Memphis and Millington businesses were mong those cited in the August disciplinary action report issued by the Division of Regulatory Boards within Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI). The August report is the most recent currently available. The Division of Regulatory Boards protects the health and safety of Tennessee citizens through boards, commissions, and […]

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Millington man dies in I-40 accident

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[Editor’s note: This story reflects a correction we published on Sept. 28; the original story referred to Mr. Asemota by the wrong gender. We regret the error and extend our condolences to the Asemota family.] ARLINGTON — A four-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 Thursday killed one Millington man, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Blessing Asemota, […]

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Germantown tops Tennessee in high school test scores

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Three years after breaking off from Memphis schools, most of Shelby County’s six suburban school systems showed modest improvements on state test scores for high schools – and one outpaced all districts across Tennessee. Germantown Municipal School District had the highest gains of high schoolers passing the state’s new TNReady test in 2017, besting all […]

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Little too late: Trojans hold on for victory in opener at Bolton

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ARLINGTON — First-game jitters might have been a common feeling inside the Millington Trojan locker room on the campus of Bolton High School. But for a certain group in back and gold Friday night, the butterflies in the stomach might have been the size of eagles. Millington’s defensive backfield knew they had to step up with […]

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Doubling down: Arlington restaurant moves to Millington for expansion

The grill is being fired up, the sauce is being created and the pies are being whipped. For a year and a half, the menu of Double D’s BBQ Restaurant and Lounge came to life at the previous location of 9508 Millington-Arlington Road. The taste of smoked ribs, homemade buttermilk pies and thick-cut bologna led […]

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Week 1: Journal West 10 Media Power 10

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The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible to be included in this ranking. Each week throughout 2017, see how the poll shakes out. Here are the preseason rankings heading into Week 1.

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TDCI lists fines, penalties levied against local businesses

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One Bartlett business, along with several in Memphis, Cordova and other area communities, was among those cited in last week’s June disciplinary action report issued by the Division of Regulatory Boards within Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI). The June report is the most recent currently available. Download the full .pdf file at tn.gov/assets/entities/commerce/attachments/DAR-06-2017.pdf. […]

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Easter events coming to Millington park April 15

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A Bunny Hop 5K and Kids Fun Run Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 15, at Edmund Orgill Park in Millington. The 5K begins at 3 p.m. Race participants will start at the head of the newly developed cross-country grass trail near the Casper Lake Boat Ramp on the eastern side of the park. The […]

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Navy base to host Sexual Assault Awareness Month Walk

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MILLINGTON — Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South has announced that Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month will take place during the month of April and will feature the 4th Annual Lance Cpl. Suzanne Collins Lantern Procession on April 6. The event is open to the public and does not require base access. It will be […]

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