Camp Smile

By Trena Packer Street Now in its 18th year, Camp Smile is a day camp for youth with special needs that is coordinated by Collierville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. Camp Smile Adventure is held for two weeks each July at the Johnson House in Collierville’s W.C. Johnson Park. Under the direction of Town […]

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Armed man shot by Germantown police at Cameron Brown Park

A man armed with a rifle was shot and killed by Germantown police officers Tuesday night at Cameron Brown Park. The Germantown Police Communications Center received a call at 9:45 p.m. from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office regarding an “unstable, possibly suicidal, armed and dangerous” man at Cameron Brown Park. One minute later, officers located […]

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Calendar of Events

July 17 Main Street Collierville welcomes blues musician Sandy Carroll to the Sunset on the Square Summer Concert this Thursday evening. Carroll was awarded her own brass note enshrined on Beale Street as a performer and songwriter. She has appeared at many venues in the area which include Muscle Shoals Songwriters, Beale St. Caravan National […]

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Local coaching legend passes away

It is with great sadness that Lausanne Collegiate School announces the passing away of beloved former head football coach Ken Netherland at the age of 75. Coach Netherland passed away on July 12. Lausanne Athletic Director Troy Baker said, “Although he was a great football coach, his greatest strength was his genuine concern for students […]

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Beautification Awards

ABOVE: The Collierville Town Beautiful Commission recently gave the Business of the Month award to The Care Building, 472 West Poplar Ave. Front row, from left, are Beth Bohon, Collierville Town Beautiful Commission secretary, Dr. Ana Palmieri, Collierville Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and Richard Neel, owner of The Care Building. Back row, from left, are […]

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Batters Box wins All American Classic

The Collierville based Batters Box DeMARINI Elite 18U team won the prestigious Keith Hagan Memorial All American Classic in Memphis on Wednesday. Over 80 of the best 15-18U teams from all over the country and Canada competed for the coveted Hagan Memorial All American Classic title. Batters Box DeMarini Elite 18U went a perfect 7-0 […]

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Collierville Police Reports

ARRESTS • Anthony G. Triolo (suspect), 655 E. Warwick Oaks Lane, Collierville, charged with registration violation, driving under the influence, reckless driving and refusing to submit to a sobriety test. • Praveen Gajapathyreddy (suspect), 201 N. Gem Trail, Fayetteville, Ark., charged with theft of property under $500. • Michael B. Brooks (suspect), 1104 Wincreek Drive, […]

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Hundreds of Collierville students make Dean’s list at UM

The following Collierville students were named to the Dean’s List at the University of Memphis for the spring 2014 semester: Cherlyn Hoskins Akiens, Jayme A Allosso, Jordan Mitchell Alsup, Andrew Archer, David Andrew Arellano, Jamie B Arena, Jeremy Ross Asplund, Jordan Brooke Asplund, Benjamin Burns Aycock, Nahid Ali Aziz, Andrew Jordan Bacon, Jonathan Bailey, Kayla […]

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Board will consider contract for renovations at historic high school

Collierville will continue to move forward with renovation efforts at the old Collierville Middle School property in the town’s Historic District. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will consider a $362,500 professional services contract Monday night for design and construction administration services related to what is now known as the Collierville Historic High School, […]

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Town leads the way in new home sales

Halfway through 2014 Collierville continues to lead the local pack with regards to home sales. According to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 537 Collierville houses have been sold this year, a 13-percent improvement over the previous year. Excluding Memphis, sales in Collierville have been higher than every other Shelby County municipality by at least […]

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