Archive | February, 2014

Bring Your Dog to the Park

Off leash dog area now open at Suggs Park

By Jennifer Casey Suggs Park at 163 E. South Street has a spacious and recently updated off leash area for Collierville residents to enjoy with their dogs. It includes many amenities, including a water fountain, dog waste bags, large shade trees, and separate areas for large and small dogs. Open daily from dawn until dusk, […]

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Collierville Police Reports

Incidents Feb. 7 – An estimated $11,000 in roofing shingles was stolen from the 800 block of Bray Station Road. • An iPad AIR valued at $910 was reported stolen from Tara Oaks Elementary School sometime between Jan. 31 and Feb. 3. • An estimated $550 was stolen from a purse stored in a desk […]

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Collierville Oustanding Teen brings attention to those with disabilities

By Chelsea Chandler In the six weeks since being chosen Miss Collierville’s Outstanding Teen 2014, Olivia Shawkey has kept busy with many official activities, but the one closest to her 15-year-old heart is Best Buddies. Best Buddies is a national organization that encourages one-to-one friendships between people with disabilities and those without. Through local school […]

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New software will keep more officers on patrol

New software will keep more officers on patrol

By Trena Street For several weeks, those within the town’s police department have been training to use new software designed to manage records and reports more efficiently. The Inform Records Management System was made available with funding from the Shelby County 911 Board. The CPD requested allocation of $885,000 from the Shelby County 911 Board […]

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Fire department’s rapid response time results in savings for Collierville residents

Try looking around your office or home and guess how much everything is worth. Take into account every square foot, chair, potted plant, framed artwork, etc. Do you think your co-worker or spouse would estimate the same amount? In 2013, the Collierville Fire Department spent 1,160 hours responding to emergency calls in Collierville. This includes […]

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Board trims field rental fees, OKs preliminary McDonald’s relocation

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen has agreed to further reduce field rental fees for competitive baseball and softball teams. Board members voted Monday night to trim rental charges to $25 an hour for teams with a 70-percent local base of players and $15 an hour for teams with 90-percent. The recommendation was made […]

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Lady Dragons fall to Germantown in consolation game

The Lady Dragons fell to Germantown 55-53 in overtime Saturday in the District 15-AAA Tournament consolation game. Collierville, a four seed, began the tournament on Thursday with a 30-24 win against fifth seeded Southwind. Senior Jessica Brown (above) led all scorers with 13 points in the contest. On Friday, the Lady Dragons clashed with No. […]

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Feb. 19 Legal Notices

• Town of Collierville PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREWITH GIVEN that the Town of Collierville Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ending June 30, 2013 has been completed. Two copies are available for public inspection at the Lucius E. Burch, Jr. & Mrs. Elsie C. Burch Library (the Collierville Library). The 2013 Financial […]

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Dyer steps down as principal, accepts job with district

Collierville High School Principal Russell Dyer announced Thursday that he will resign from his current position in order to accept a position working with Superintendent John Aitken and the town’s new municipal school district. Dyer’s last official day as principal was Feb. 14. Former Vice Principal Beth Robbins will serve as interim principal for the […]

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Awards Ceremony

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Passing of the Gavel and Awards Ceremony Wednesday at Ridgeway Country Club. During the event, former Chairman Matthew White handed the gavel to 2014 Chairman Matthew VanCleve. E. Dale Jamieson, an attorney in Collierville, is congratulated by Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner after being named the 2013 Chamber […]

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