Archive | November, 2014

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Colleagues, family, friends support Team Noah

When Bailey Station Elementary School teacher Cindy Schepman asked her colleagues to support her family in a worthy cause this month, she already knew how they felt about it. For the past two years, her BSE colleagues had been sharing her fears and joys about Noah, her 17-month-old grandson. Noah was born with spina bifida, […]

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Giving Thanks

The St. Jude Give Thanks Walk was held Saturday morning at Carriage Crossing to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This year’s event raised $287,428. ABOVE: Grizzlies point guard Beno Udrih was on hand to support Adam’s Army. Adam Cruthirds (second from left) is fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia and encouraging everyone to “make […]

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Town of Collierville Legal Notices Nov. 26

Town of Collierville PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREWITH GIVEN THAT the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for the Town of Collierville will meet on Monday, December 8, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway, to consider the following: Ordinance 2014-06 – Second Reading and Public Hearing […]

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Sophomore quarterback Ben Glass scrambles to pick up positive yardage. Glass finished with 6 of 15 completions for 54 yards.

Gryphons fall 28-7 in state semifinals

There was one St. George’s tradition that got off-track on Friday. After victories, the Gryphons jubilantly sing Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel,” also a chart topper last year by Darius Rucker. The team’s voices were silenced by a squad from near Music City USA, Battle Ground Academy, 28-7, in the Div. 2 Class A […]

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Legal Notices Nov. 12

• Town of Collierville PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREWITH GIVEN THAT the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for the Town of Collierville, Tennessee will meet on Monday, November 24, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway. Among items to be considered will be a PUBLIC HEARING […]

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Laura Smith participates in a “write-in” at a local coffee shop during National Novel Writing Month.

Area aspiring authors participate in National Novel Writing Month

By Carolyn Bahm A web of extension cords, the clattering of keyboards, and a constant stream of soft drinks and coffee are the signs that fiction writers have invaded a favorite coffee shop or restaurant for a November tradition. The month of Thanksgiving is also known among word geeks as National Novel Writing Month – […]

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Dragons unable to maintain early lead, fall to Houston

By Bill Sorrell Special to The Independent Houston soccer coach David Wolff had a game-time message for Mustang football players that wasn’t put into practice until 11 minutes after kickoff. “His message was pretty much fighting for time, for the memories to last,” said Houston football coach Will Hudgens. “Have one more Monday. One more […]

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Collierville Legal Notices Nov. 5

• Town of Collierville PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREWITH GIVEN that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for the Town of Collierville, TN, will meet in a work session on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Lakeside Conference Room at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway. The purpose of the meeting […]

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Collierville incumbents re-elected

Incumbent Collierville Aldermen Billy Patton and Tom Allen defeated challengers John Stamps and Greg Cotton in Tuesday’s election. From left, Dr. Amy Patton and Kristi Maynard celebrate the election results with cake.

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Board closes investigation on ethics complaint regarding usage of town seal

An ethics complaint against Alderman Billy Patton regarding the use of the town’s seal associated with election literature has been closed. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously voted to close the investigation Friday when it became clear that the town does not have any concrete regulations on the use of the town seal. […]

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