She's Got Moves: Collierville dancer 'steps' into limelight on national show

She’s Got Moves: Collierville dancer ‘steps’ into limelight on national show

By Aaron Moser Sophie Pittman, a graduate of Collierville High School, appeared on the third audition of Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” on Monday night. “So You Think You Can Dance” is an Emmy Award Winning-show currently airing its 16th season. The show is a competition where dancers ages 18-30 perform routines that […]

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Board hears study on apartment moratorium

Board hears study on apartment moratorium

On May 16, the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen had its first look at the results of 16 months of research related to the temporary apartment moratorium initiated in January 2018. As stated in the Resolution 18R03, the purpose of the temporary moratorium was “to allow the city an opportunity to study, research, analyze […]

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Collierville High announces Vals, Sals

Collierville High announces Vals, Sals

The 2019 Collierville High School co-valedictorians and co-salutatorians (yes, there are two of each) have been announced. The seniors graduated Thursday during a commencement ceremony at Bellevue Baptist Church. And the Valedictorians are: Nicole Jessica Li is one of Collierville High School’s 2019 Valedictorians.  Never shying away from a challenge, Nicole has taken just about […]

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Collierville High School Class of 2019

Collierville High School Class of 2019

THE CLASS OF 2019: Abdel Abuhmud Khald Abukhalil Gabrielle Adams Misael Aguero Elliot Ahn* Anber Akmanligil* Annalise Albonetti* Anna Aldridge Savannah Alexander Immaculate Amaefula Caroline Ammons Thomas An Kayvon Anderson Kylan Anderson Erin Arnott Alexis Ayala* Brayan Ayala* Chisom Azogini* Tahira Baig* Brooke Baigrie* Chloe Baker* DeAnna Baker Justin Baker* Kameshwaran Balachandran* Jacob Ballew Christian […]

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Arlington shocks Collierville in sub-state play

Arlington shocks Collierville in sub-state play

Before Arlington’s sub-state game with Collierville on Friday and after a regional championship loss to Bartlett, Arlington head baseball coach Chris Ring told his team a Bible story. During athletic study hall, Ring shared with them the story of David and Goliath. “I felt God gave me that,” he said. After the Tigers’ shocking sling-shot […]

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Sheffield raises funds during Mardi Gras Celebration

Sheffield raises funds during Mardi Gras Celebration

Sheffield Antiques in Collierville recently raised $10,000 at the annual Mardi Gras Celebration. Presenting the checks are Sloane Trezevant and Olivia Trezevant of Sheffield Antiques. Accepting for The Mid-South Food Bank is Peter Pettit.

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Construction underway for ‘extreme’ theater in Collierville

Construction underway for ‘extreme’ theater in Collierville

Memphis-based Malco Theatres announced plans to add on to the recently renovated Collierville Cinema Grill. The new auditorium will house the Malco-branded large-format MXT “Extreme” Theatre, the second location after the successful March debut at the Malco Powerhouse Cinema. The state-of-the-art auditorium will include 275 luxury recliner seats with reserved seating, a 70-ft screen with […]

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Fishing Rodeo

Fishing Rodeo

More than 200 local children recently competed in the Collierville Youth Fishing Rodeo over the weekend at W.C. Johnson Park. The free annual event is for children ages 12 and younger. Participants had two hours to fish until weigh-in. The first place winners in the 6-and-under category were Isaiah Sarivner and Kimley Barton. Top fishermen […]

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Town’s tax rate to stay the same

Town’s tax rate to stay the same

Beginning in January, the Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) began working on balancing the Town’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year. With weekly work sessions, the BMA was completely immersed in examining the current revenue sources, studying town department’s individual budgets, and prioritizing capital projects. Despite weak revenue growth and the rising costs […]

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MVP acquires JW10 publications

MVP acquires JW10 publications

Tennessee’s fastest-growing newspaper company has acquired the four Journal West 10 newspapers effective May 1. Magic Valley Publishing Co., Inc (MVP), headquartered in Camden, Tenn. acquired The Millington Star, The Bartlett Express, Shelby Sun Times and the Collierville Independent from Journal, Inc based in Tupelo, Miss. “These newspapers fit right into our footprint of publications based in middle and […]

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