Archive | January, 2014

Collierville Police Reports

ARRESTS • Alec B. Johnson (suspect), 340 Red Wolf Drive, Collierville, charged with possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), manufacturing/delivering/selling a controlled substance (Xanax) and manufacturing/delivering/selling a controlled substance (LSD). • Iris M. Green (suspect), 221 W. South Drive, Collierville, charged with disorderly conduct. • Amanda Brewer (suspect), 239 Pandora, Memphis, charged with registration violation […]

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CEF gives grants to 8 local schools

The Collierville Education Foundation’s Teacher Grant Program recently did an annual distribution of grants, with a new approach, equally dividing the $32,000-fund among eight public Collierville schools. “Due to changes within the landscape of the educational system,” CEF President Molly Henderson said. “Our foundation approved an exception to the granting process. This was done to […]

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Dragons come back to beat Wooddale 58-55

Collierville improved to 12-7 on the season over the weekend after back-to-back wins against Wooddale and North Pontotoc. The Dragons hosted Wooddale on Friday night and came back from a 36-32 halftime deficit to beat the Cardinals 58-55. Junior Drews Andrews paced the Dragons with 12 points in the tight contest. Collierville used a 15-10 […]

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Lady Dragons down Wooddale

The Collierville girls’ basketball team relied heavily on its defense Friday night to gain a 49-44 win against Wooddale at home. The Lady Dragons allowed only two points in the second period and ultimately capitalized on the Lady Cardinal’s turnovers and poor shooting. Both teams were neck and neck in the first period. However, the […]

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Grant to fund streetscape enhancement

Collierville has been awarded an $880,000 grant to enhance pedestrian and bicyclist safety with sidewalks, crosswalks, landscaping, benches and bike racks in the vicinity of Center Street and Keough Road, near Highway 72. The allocation is part of the second phase of Collierville Center Connect and will be disbursed by the Metropolitan Planning Organization, through […]

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Stewart returns to BCS as head coach

Briarcrest Christian School has announced that Brian Stewart will be named the school’s new head football coach and high school dean of students. Stewart, who began his tea ching and coaching career at Briarcrest in 1996, resigned as MiddleTennesseeChristianSchool football and baseball coach last Thursday and accepted the Briarcrest Christian football coaching position. During his […]

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Board OKs traffic signals on Poplar

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved professional service agreements for traffic signals at two intersections along Poplar Ave. Both projects will be designed by Kimley-Horn and Associates for a total of $58,380. The first signal will go at Poplar Ave. and Collierville-Arlington Road. “With the completion of Highway 385,” said Dale Perryman, […]

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Incarnation Catholic School Beta Club earns distinction

The Incarnation Catholic School Beta Club has been named a National Beta School of Distinction. The National Beta Club is the nation’s largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization. The National Beta Club is committed to recognizing and promoting high academic achievement, rewarding & nurturing worthy character, improving student leadership skills and encouraging service to others. […]

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Briarcrest’s Thomas shines in win over Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last year, all of the talk prior to the Millington/Briarcrest game was about Austin Nichols. The former Briarcrest Saint was busy this past Saturday helping the Memphis Tigers win 79-69 over the TempleOwls in Philadelphia. His alma mater was back in Tennessee hosting the Millington Trojans in the Briarcrest Gymnasium. And […]

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Houston beats Lady Dragons

After falling behind 21-9 in the first period of play, the Lady Dragons were unable to dig themselves out of the hole Friday night at home against rival Houston. Collierville finished the game on a 17-11 run, but eventually fell 57-45 to the Lady Mustangs. Now 6-10 on the season, the Lady Dragons will host […]

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