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Milan police special presentation to MHS student

MPD makes special presentation to MHS student By Logan Watson A Milan High School student received a special surprise from the Milan Police Department last Thursday, as Levi Pitcock was presented with his very own MPD uniform. Levi, one of MHS’ RISE students is on the autism spectrum, a range of conditions characterized by challenges…

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Milan VFW post may close its doors

Milan VFW post may close its doors Members to make decisive vote Feb. 27 By Steve Short After 70 years in Milan, the town’s VFW post could close its doors and consolidate with Trenton’s post. Members of the Dudley Kizer Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4780, located at 2048 N. Main St., will take a…

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Special Valentine

  Adams hits the century mark by Danny Wade Ruby Adams had the best Valentine’s present anyone can ask for last Tuesday. She turned 100 years old. It’s not often someone lives long enough to be a centurion, but one born on Valentine’s Day makes it even more special. And those who know Miss Ruby,…

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Body of missing man found in Carroll County lake

Body of missing man found in Carroll County lake The search for Robert “Tank” Treadway, Jr. ended last night when the 34-year-old’s body was discovered in a Carroll County lake. According to Carroll County Sheriff Andy Dickson, Treadway’s body was found in the lake by an adjoining landowner just after 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February…

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Missing Milan man last seen in Carroll County

Missing Milan man last seen in Carroll County A Milan man has been missing for more than 2 weeks and authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating him. Robert ‘Tank’ Treadway, Jr., 34, was last seen on February 5, 2017 near Cedar Grove in Carroll County. Carroll County Sheriff Andy Dickson received a call…

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Ownby family committed to Milan schools

Ownby family committed to Milan schools By Logan Watson Serving on the School Board is not the most glorious of public service positions, but it’s one that Will, Billy and Liz Ownby have taken very seriously since 1977. The Ownbys have a long history in the Milan school system, dating back 40 years. “We had…

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Kudos to Kustoff

Rotary tradition continues by Danny Wade The Humboldt Rotary Club continued a long-standing tradition last Friday by having the sitting U.S. Congressman speak to the club at the beginning of each year. David Kustoff, congressman of the 8th Congressional District, has only been on the job for a few weeks but said things are moving…

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Schools prep for flu season

Schools prep for flu season By Logan Watson Flu season is upon us, and no one gets hit harder by the yearly plague than kids and those that come in close contact with them. According to the CDC, flu season usually peaks around February. The number of cases in Milan and Medina have been slowly…

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SGC’s Parker to walk on with Memphis

SGC’s Parker prowls with Tigers By Logan Watson South Gibson senior Lineman William Parker joined countless other high school football players across the country in national signing day ceremonies last Wednesday, accepting a preferred walk-on role at the University of Memphis. “This is an exciting day for William,” said Hornets Head Coach Scott Stidham. “We’re…

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