Archive | June, 2015

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Legal Notices June 24

  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Career & Technical Education Collierville Schools will offer the following Career & Technical Education programs to students in grades 6-12 for the 2015-16 school year: Collierville High School Agriculture Education, Arts, Audio/Visual Technology & Communications (Fashion), Business Management & Administration, Education & Training, Finance (Accounting), Health Science, Human Services (Cosmetology, Nutrition), […]

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St. Benedict announces new girls soccer coach

St. Benedict at Auburndale Principal Sondra Morris and Athletic Director Caleb Marcum have announced the naming of Mary-Kate Cooke as new Head Girls Soccer Coach. Cooke is a 2010 graduate of St. Benedict, where she served as Captain of the Lady Eagles Soccer team her senior year and was named All-Metro both her junior and […]

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Setting priorities in federal spending

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) Governing is about setting priorities, and Senate Republicans are working to do just that by passing funding bills that support our troops, support important programs at Oak Ridge and help to conserve Tennessee’s great outdoors. Unfortunately, the Democratic minority has decided to block the Senate from even considering these funding […]

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Still bitter over Mother’s Day burglary

Rick Jacobs It only took 30 years. That’s how long I’ve been living in my home. In that time, my wife and I have raised four children and several dogs. We’ve survived countless storms and straight-line winds. Our house burned and was then rebuilt. Three decades of love, laughter, a few tears and one or […]

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Local children sought for Yellow Rose Junior Cotillion

The Yellow Rose Junior Cotillion has opened the application process for local parents wishing to enroll children in fifth through eighth grade into the 2015 class. Ten girls and 10 boys will be selected. Designed by the National School of Etiquette and Protocol, The Yellow Rose Junior Cotillion prepares Mid-South boys and girls for “meaningful […]

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Collierville Schools among finalists for Grow Rural grant

Collierville Schools has been announced as a finalist in this year’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program. Collierville Schools are among the top schools in Tennessee in the running for grants of $10,000 and $25,000. Earlier this year, farmers nominated their local public school districts to apply for Grow Rural Education grants. Once nominated, school […]

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Coach Craig Hopkins

Former CHS coach to lead Briarcrest baseball program

Mac Trammell On Monday, Briarcrest Christian School hired a first-time varsity head baseball coach who has made it clear he wants to build a program the right way. Craig Hopkins will take over Briarcrest’s baseball program, filling the interim position held by Brian Stewart, head football coach for the Saints, since October. “I am unbelievably […]

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A call to artists

STAFF REPORTS The City of Germantown is currently looking for artists to participate in the third annual Public Art Promenade. Each artist selected for the project will receive a $1,000 stipend per sculpture. Applications must be sent as digital files and received by 5 p.m. on July 7. Selected artists will be notified no later […]

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MLGW ranks among the nation’s top utility providers with lowest bills

For the third consecutive year since 2013, Memphis Light, Gas and Water topped the list for having the lowest combined winter residential bill among 30 metropolitan areas. The survey looked at what a typical home would use in terms of electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater services. MLGW provides services for lights, gas and water. […]

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Residents Receive Disaster Relief Training through the CFD (1)

CFD hosts CERT training

A group of Collierville residents recently made the community more prepared in the event of a mass disaster. Although the Collierville Fire and Police Departments continuously prepare and train for everyday emergencies, as well as disaster scenarios, a mass disaster could overwhelm conventional emergency services. The Community Emergency Response Team Program is a realistic, proactive […]

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