Archive | January, 2015

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Hot Dragons fall to rival Houston

By Bill Sorrell The Trashy v. Classy clash that fuels the fiery rivalry between Collierville and Houston would be more of a smash if student sections were on equal footing said a Collierville basketball player. “I am not saying the student section changes the game but it’s just not fair. We need to put ours […]

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Jimmy Lott

Collierville Alderman Jimmy Lott passed away on Jan. 13, 2015. He was a soft-spoken, gentle man of great warmth, faith and inner strength. He made you welcome, made you laugh, made you think, made you care. His mama, Nell, had only one son and she set out to make him a gentleman who cared about […]

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Local hoops star gives back

By Bill Sorrell J.B. Hayes had a brainchild. After recovering from surgery for a benign brain tumor, Hayes began to think of ways to give back to those who helped him get back on his feet and eventually to competitive basketball. Buckets For Brain Tumors became his fundraising goal. What started last year when Hayes […]

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Collierville Public Notices Jan. 7

– Town of Collierville HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION – January 15, 2015 Notice is hereby given that the Historic District Commission will meet on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for the regular meeting in the Board Chambers at Town Hall. At that time, consideration will be given to the following: 1. Call to order […]

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Collierville Police Reports

ARRESTS • Debra G. Crutchfield (suspect), 310 Norich Ave., Memphis, charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving. • Michael T. Hatcher (suspect), 1500 Howling Drive, Collierville, charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving. • Cory M. Covington (suspect), 465 Foote Park Lane, Memphis, charged with shoplifting under $500. • Terrence D. […]

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Battalion chief celebrates 40 years with Collierville Fire Department

Once a solely volunteer organization, the Collierville Fire Department steadily expanded over the years, along with the growth of the Town of Collierville. Battalion Chief Daniel McPeake has been a member of the Fire Department for 40 years, witnessing changes and contributing service to the Department. In 1970, McPeake was just a student at Collierville […]

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Colliervilles #14 Brian Green tries to put it up over Germantowns #4 Michael Bamrick's defense

Dragons win Battle of the Barn

The Collierville Dragons won the Battle at the Barn Championship last week in Lewisburg by defeating Pontotoc, Miss. 62-57 in the finals. Brett Warner paced the Dragons with 31 points. After falling behind 14-10 in the first quarter, Collierville used an 18-6 run to take the lead before halftime. However, Pontotoc charged back in the […]

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