Archive | February, 2015

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Dragons fall to Devils in first round of tournament

The Collierville Dragons’ season came to an end Thursday night in the first round of the District 15-AAA tournament. After falling behind 20-12 in the first quarter against rival Germantown, Collierville was able to cut the lead to one point by the half. However, the Red Devils used a 15-9 burst in the third quarter […]

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Medical officer says measles vaccination pros outweigh cons

By Carolyn Bahm Parents have far more reasons to vaccinate their children than to leave them unprotected. “Children still do die from the measles,” said Dr. David Schwartz, the Chief Medical Officer for Saint Francis Hospital. “The death rate is small, but why would you put your child through that?” He described the illness, which […]

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Hitting the Hills

Collierville was canvassed with ice early Monday morning, making for dangerous driving conditions. “The cold temperatures have kept some roads covered with an icy glaze. Salt trucks will continue to be out across the county treating roads,” said Dale Lane, director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness. On Tuesday, Shelby County Public Works added […]

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Chamber president honored for 20 years of service

Outgoing Collierville Chamber President Fran Persechini was recognized Wednesday for her 20 years of service to the Chamber and the Town of Collierville during the Annual Membership Meeting at Ridgeway Country Club. Also during the meeting, 2014 Chamber Chairman Matthew VanCleve passed the ceremonial gavel to 2015 Chairman John Barrios. Persechini (left) shares a smile […]

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Dragons finish regular season

Brett Warner’s 27 points couldn’t lift the Collierville Dragons past Wooddale Friday on Senior Night. Collierville fell 83-65 and are now 16-9 on the season with one game left in the regular season. They are also 5-6 in 15-AAA district play. Collierville jumped out to a 13-11 lead. However, Wooddale outscored the Dragons 43-29 in […]

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Senior Pride

The Collierville Lady Dragons celebrated Senior Night Friday by beating Wooddale 55-35 at home to pick up their ninth win of the season. Honored seniors were Cullen Crocker, Hannah Oliver, Megan Loden, Madison Rozier, Kara Harbin and Adrienne Madeksho, pictured with Head Coach Bobby Yates and Assistant Coaches Larry Bizzell and Taryn Causey.

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Astronaut lands in Collierville

It is a long way from outer space to Collierville, but NASA Astronaut Michael Hopkins made the trip on Feb. 9 to visit students at Sycamore Elementary and Schilling Farms Middle schools. Hopkins, who has nephews in both schools, began his day at Schilling Farms with a multimedia presentation detailing his preparation for and participation […]

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Stamps appointed alderman

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen has selected John Stamps to serve the remainder of the Alderman Position 5 term. The position opened last month after the passing of longtime Alderman Jimmy Lott. The town received 22 applications for the open position and the BMA had 30 days to fill the vacancy. Alderman Maureen […]

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Who’s going to State in wrestling?

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The top 4 of the 14 weight classes of Region 8-3A will participate in next week’s TSSAA State Wrestling Individual Tournament in Franklin. The Region 8-3A Wrestling Individual Tournament finals were held tonight in Arlington. The host Tigers will send 10 athletes to State. The Cordova Wolves will be well-represented with […]

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Collierville Legal Notices Feb. 4

– Town of Collierville PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREWITH GIVEN that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for the Town of Collierville and the Collierville School Board will meet in a joint budget work session on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at the University of Memphis – Collierville Center, Room 103, located […]

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