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Senior Night

Collierville High School celebrated Senior Night on Feb. 5 during the basketball game against Southwind. The Dragons ended up falling to the Jaguars 66-41 in the final game of the regular season before losing the quarter final game against Kirby on Monday. PICTURED: From left are Jeffrey Hubbard, Kevin Wright and Kyle Warren.

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King of Candy

In the spirit of the Valentine’s Day holiday, the Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for Dinstuhl’s Fine Candy Company at 231 New Byhalia. The candy store has four locations in the Mid-South. The Dinstuhl family has been making candies in Memphis for five generations, beginning with Charles Martin Dinstuhl […]

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Two teens injured in drive-by shooting

Two teenagers were injured over the weekend during a drive-by shooting just blocks south of Town Square. At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Collierville police officers responded to the Center Court Apartments on the 200 block of Center Street on a report of shots fired. At the scene, officers found two victims who had both […]

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Rezoning request denied for potential Chick-fil-A site

Traffic concerns and opposition from several residents thwarted the rezoning of a dormant property on Poplar Ave. that would have likely been the site of Germantown’s second Chick-fil-A restaurant. Last week, the city’s Planning Commission denied a commercial rezoning request for 3.69 acres on the north side of Poplar, just west of Forest Hill-Irene Road. […]

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Father-Daughter Dance

The Collierville Parks and Recreation Department hosted the Father-Daughter Dance over the weekend in the H.W. Cox Park Gym. The annual event was a sell out. A Mother-Son Dinner Dance is already scheduled for March 29 at the Community Center Gym. PICTURED BOTTOM: Dan Nafziger and daughter Aubrey cut a rug. PICTURED: Miss Tennessee 2018 […]

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Mustangs, Miller defeat Dragons

Two Houston basketball players have contests that go beyond the game. Both 6-foot-7-inch, sophomores Zander Yates and Mason Miller have after- practice big-boy challenges of seeing who can jump the highest, touch the top of the backboard the most and win the most dunk contests. They weren’t the only ones who were up for the […]

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Future of Sears rooted in past

As Sears Outlet stores rapidly close in malls across the country, the company’s core continues to grow thanks to its deep roots. Owners like Ken Hipps, who operates Sears Hometown Collierville, remain dedicated to providing the products and services that made Sears a household name more than 90 years ago without the frills of the […]

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Shelby County violent crime rate drops in 2018, juvenile offenses increase

Both Memphis and all of Shelby County reduced the violent crime rate in 2018 compared to 2017, with the most progress in Memphis. Reported gun crimes in Memphis and unincorporated Shelby County also declined significantly in 2018. Data about this trend was released Jan. 25 by the University of Memphis Public Safety Institute and the […]

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Runners Up

The Municipal Schools Regional Basketball Tournment was held last week at West Collierville Middle School. The boys first place team was Elmore Park Middle School. They are Wesley Dabbs, Seth Grandberry, Devin Crockett, David Gray, Vic Reisinger, Aidan Moskovitz, Cooper Haynes, Jordan James, Ian Smith, Kevin Flynn Jr., Marco Tyson, Joshua Fedd, Hunter Stallings, Zack […]

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Oath of Office

Collierville’s new Municipal Judge is now official. On Jan. 16, Lee Ann Pafford Dobson was administered the Oath of Office by Judge Larry Potter, retired. The ceremony took place at Collierville’s Municipal Court, where Judge Dobson will start work immediately. In attendance were members of Judge Dobson’s family, members of the Collierville Board of Mayor […]

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