Archive | May, 2014

Board votes to amend charter

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen amended the town’s charter Tuesday night, giving the board power to set the salaries of future elected officials. Earlier this year, the board approved a resolution to ask the Tennessee General Assembly to amend the charter. Board members ratified and approved Tennessee General Assembly Private Chapter Number 46, […]

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Dragons finish record breaking season

  After earning a trip to the state tournament by defeating Bartlett 2-1 in the Class AAA sectionals, the Collierville boys’ soccer team lost 1-0 to undefeated Franklin in the Spring Fling AAA championship game. The Dragons finished their successful season 19-2-3, the best record in school history. The Franklin Rebels, ranked second nationally, scored […]

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Miller Tees Up

The Collierville Chamber Golf Classic was May 19 at Memphis National Golf Club. Title sponsors were First Tennessee, Carrier Corporation and FedEx. ABOVE: From left are participants Robbie Maree, Jordan Miller and Memphis Grizzlies player Mike Miller.

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Jones named new principal at Collierville Middle School

The Collierville School District has named Roger Jones III the new principal of Collierville Middle School, effective July 1. Jones is currently the vice principal of Arlington High School. Collierville Schools Superintendent John Aitken called Jones an “outstanding leader and person.” “He is knowledgeable regarding academic instruction and school administration and works to build meaningful […]

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May 28 Legal Notices

• Town of Collierville LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS The Town of Collierville Purchasing Division is requesting sealed bids on the following items: BID # TC2014-23 “CEMENT TREATED BASE” Complete bid packages are available from the Purchasing Division, 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN 38017, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interested parties may […]

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Laid-back by the lake

The Collierville Youth Fishing Rodeo was held Saturday at the East Lake at W.C. Johnson Park. Pictured: Brandon Nelms fishes with sons Peter and Jackson. • 6 & under – Aydyn Cannon 14 pounds 9 ounces 2nd – Amelia Gwatney 14 pounds 2 ounces 3rd – Kailee Almeria 12 pounds 5 ounces • 7 & […]

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School budget garners unified support from school, town boards

By Trena Packer Street There was a distinct feeling of cooperation and teamwork during the joint meeting of Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Collierville School Board and the administration staff of newly established Collierville Schools. The special meeting was called to review the 2014-15 General Fund Budget for Collierville Schools. Superintendent John Aitken and […]

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Optimist Club names Borders Officer of Year

Chambers at the Town of Collierville Courthouse were filled with fellow officers, family and members of the Memphis Shelby County Optimist Club when Officer Steve Borders, wife Pam, and children Isabella, Samantha and Jared made their way to the front for the ‘Respect for Law’ Officer of the Year’ Award. Collierville Police Chief Larry Goodwin […]

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Business of the Month

The Collierville Town Beautiful Commission has named Collierville Funeral Home at 534 W. Poplar Ave. the Business of the Month for April 2014. ABOVE: From left are Jeff Brandon, Collierville Town Beautiful Commission member, Corey Hague, general manager of Collierville Funeral Home, Tharen Haley, location manager for Collierville Funeral Home, Linda Gilmer, receptionist for Collierville […]

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CHS senior receives highest honor

Collierville High School Valedictorian Kevin Sun has been given one of the highest honors bestowed upon a student in an academic setting. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced yesterday that Sun is among the 141 high school seniors that comprise 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars. “The extraordinary young men and women being honored […]

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