Archive | June, 2015

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CPD assists in drug ring round up

The Collierville Police Department was recently credited with assisting in the arrests of nine West Tennessee residents for their roles in two separate drug rings responsible for distributing large quantities of methamphetamine, oxycodone and marijuana. On June 11, Taquita James, Tavious Jones, Martavious Taylor, Marcus Moore, Brandon Heard and Fredrick Burton were all indicted by […]

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From left are Nick Sims, Drew Schneider, Trey Lasley and Matthew Sims.

St. George’s Holds Alumni Golf Tournament

The St. George’s Independent School Alumni Association recently hosted the third annual Alumni Golf Scramble at Windyke Country Club. Several teams of alumni, parents and school administrators came out to enjoy a day out on the course. “The St. George’s Golf Scramble is a great opportunity for our alumni, parents, grandparents, teachers and administrators to […]

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Reagan new principal of Sycamore Elementary

Julie Reagan has been named the principal of Sycamore Elementary School for the 2016-17 school year. She is currently assistant principal at Lakeland Elementary School. Reagan has served as assistant principal at Woodstock Middle in Millington and as a fourth grade teacher at Oak Elementary in Bartlett. She has 18 years of experience in education […]

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Miss Collierville among top 15 finalists in Miss Tennessee pageant

BY BILL SORRELL Special to The Independent JACKSON, TENN. — What surprised Hannah Robison most about competing in the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant? “Winning. Absolutely. I was so shocked. I couldn’t believe I won talent, then I couldn’t believe that I won swimsuit and it hasn’t sunk in that I won Miss Tennessee,” said Robison, […]

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Board passes 25-cent tax increase

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a 25-cent property tax increase Monday on third reading to resounding applause. The money will go toward debt service related to the construction of a $99 million high school. Board members unanimously approved the new rate of $1.78 per $100 of the assessed value after listening to […]

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Duck March

The YMCA at Schilling Farms went to the birds briefly when the world famous Peabody ducks visited the Y. The theme for summer day camp was “It’s a Jungle,” focusing on wild animals and birds. The Diva ducks marched on the red carpet to a John Philip Sousa musical number led by Duckmaster Anthony Petrina.

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Relay For Life

The Recycle Biker Shop of Collierville hosted a fundraiser Saturday to raise money for Relay for Life. Collierville’s Relay for Life event will be Sept. 12 at WC Johnson Park. ABOVE: From left are Kim Colletta, Ronnie Baby and Phyllis Pike.

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Avian flu not yet detected in local poultry

Grocery store shoppers have likely faced sticker shock in the past week or so if they’ve reached for a carton of eggs. The price has more than doubled because of an outbreak of avian influenza. Although incidents have not yet been reported in Tennessee, it is currently in 20 states, mostly in the Midwest. The […]

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Legal Notices June 10

Town of Collierville PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE is herewith given that the Beer Board will meet on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. for a regular meeting in the Board Chambers at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway, to consider the following: 1. Class II – Off-Premises Permit: A. Mikhail, Inc., d.b.a., One N […]

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Town brings new life to aging traffic signals

For months, as motorists whizzed by, a crew of contractors has been cleaning and repainting six traffic signal mast arms around Collierville. The intersections at Poplar Ave. and Market Blvd.; Byhalia Road and Frank Road; Houston Levee Road and Frank Road; Poplar Ave. and Poplar View Parkway; Houston Levee Road and Wolf River Blvd.; and […]

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