Archive | March, 2014

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Students vs. Faculty

Bailey Station Elementary School’s third annual Charity Students vs. Faculty Basketball Game was a fun-filled time, with proceeds going to a former BSE student currently undergoing treatment at St. Jude. Students and faculty brought in donations and attended the game on Feb. 21. Fourth grade students went head-to-head with faculty members in front of a […]

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CHS collects 15 medals at first district competition

The Collierville High School trap team opened the 2014 regular season by taking 15 medals in the Shelby County Scholastic Clay Target Association tournament held at the Memphis Sport Shooting Association. Using 12-gauge shotguns, the 27 athletes representing CHS competed with 300 athletes from Shelby, Tipton and Fayette counties. The Junior Varsity 1 squad was […]

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School enrollment dates set

Collierville Schools will host resident Enrollment Nights for the 2014-15 school year on March 24, 25 and 27. The enrollment nights will be for all families that live in the boundaries of Collierville, along with any families that have a shared residence in Collierville. Registration hours each night will be from 4:30 pm – 7 […]

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Spring breakers lend a hand at Collierville Animal Shelter

By Jennifer Casey Thinking about Spring Break often creates images of the sun and sand for a beach getaway or even a snowy slope for a ski trip. However, there are groups of college students who choose to spend their break participating in service projects, and the Collierville Animal Shelter is one of their destinations. […]

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Collierville Police Reports

Arrests • Bennie J. Edmiston (suspect), 594 N. Highland, Memphis, charged with driving under the influence. • Jalissa Cox (suspect), 1156 Winoka Road, Collierville, charged with speeding, driving under the influence and refusing to submit to a sobriety test. • Nancy M. Tidwell (suspect), 3054 Morning View, Memphis, charged with theft of property under $500. […]

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Open House

Collierville High School recently hosted an Eighth Grade Open House for incoming students. ABOVE: Nate Wylie checks out a Dragon Baseball t-shirt as Brenda Doss looks on.

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‘Tough’ weather results in home sales dip

Collierville was one of three Shelby County municipalities to experience a dip in home sales last month. According to data from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 54 Collierville houses were sold in February for a median sales price of $303,750, the highest in the county. The town saw a 5-percent drop in sales compared […]

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Collierville Literacy Council Tutor Spotlight

The Collierville Literacy Council will be showcasing tutors throughout the year. The first showcase features husband and wife team John and Priscilla Dollar, of Germantown, worked together last year to help a CLC student earn his GED. First Job – John: Delivering the Memphis Press Scimitar Priscilla: Day-camp counselor Hobbies – John: Working out, canoeing, […]

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Gryphons fall to Franklin Road

The St. George’s Independent School basketball season came to a close Saturday as they fell to Franklin Road Academy 55-52 in the DII-A sub-state game. While the season ended prematurely, the 2013-14 season was one the most successful in school history. The 24-1 record during the regular season set an all-time school high for wins […]

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Empty nest evokes feelings of joy, sadness

By Rick Jacobs I wonder who it was that first coined the phrase, “empty nest?” I refer to, of course, the time when your last child moves out of your home and into his, or her, new home. For those of you who have experienced this you know exactly what I mean. I’m very close. […]

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