Archive | August, 2015

New door-to-door solicitation ordinance passes

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed an ordinance regulating door-to-door sales in Collierville that will go into effect on Oct. 12. The ordinance, passed Monday night during the board’s regularly scheduled meeting, replaces a previously established Collierville ordinance that was determined unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court. Following the ruling, the town […]

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CPD reports new phone scam

Recently, the Collierville Police Department has reported a rise in a new type of scam. Residents have been receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be with the police department or Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Division. The caller states that the person they are calling has warrants for their arrest and they should pay […]

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Two Houston High teachers selected for special STEM training

The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network recently announced that Houston High School Principal Kyle Cherry and STEM Lead Teacher Christa Phillips were selected to serve on the 2015-16 STEM Innovative Leaders Institute cohort. The Innovative Leaders Institute is a year long training and mentoring experience for educators led by some of the top STEM and innovative […]

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Senior volunteers invaluable to town’s animal shelter

Volunteers make up a huge percentage of the personnel at the Collierville Animal Shelter. More than 50 percent of the “steady eddie” regular volunteers are seniors, or people over 55. These “regulars” can be dog people or cat people, and each group has a particular job description. One of the greatest needs at CAS right […]

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A Collierville business and homeowner’s association recognized

RIGHT: Collierville Town Beautiful August Business of the Month – Back Yard Burgers, 849 W. Poplar Ave. From left are Ricky Evans, grill man Back Yard Burgers, Annette Barbee, general manager Back Yard Burgers, Jeff Brandon, member Collierville Town Beautiful Commission, and Stacie Johnson, cashier Back Yard Burgers. BELOW: Collierville Town Beautiful August Homeowners Association […]

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Pictured are Kanette Keough-Rodgers, Becky Hammond, John Barrios, Bonnie Allman, Marie Pizano, Dalton Pizano and Wendy Nations.

MVP3 Entertainment Receives Ribbon Cutting

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Aug. 5 for MVP3 Entertainment Group at 5100 Poplar Ave. Let MVP3 produce your company commercial or bring the party to your next event. We work with talented, creative and professional film directors, producers and talent to help you create a high quality production. […]

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Patton named new head baseball coach at St. Benedict, former coach accepts job with Collierville High School

St. Benedict at Auburndale High School Head Baseball Coach Steve Heinz has stepped down to take an assistant job at Collierville High School. SBA Principal Sondra Morris and Athletic Director Caleb Marcum have named Heinz’ long-time assistant Brandon Patton as head coach. Patton is entering his sixth season as a baseball coach for SBA. During […]

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 From left, Justin Hasty, Tom Norman Sr. and Tom Norman participate in the annual National Night Out in Collierville last week.

Collierville participates in National Night Out

On the night of Aug. 4, numerous Collierville residents turned on their porch lights and spent time outside catching up with neighbors and saying hello to familiar faces stopping by from the Collierville Police Department and Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Every member of the Board was escorted by Collierville Police Officers to visit parties […]

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Young Dragons to face new district opponents

BY STEVEN JENKINS This season, Collierville looks to be competitive in the new Class 6A Region 4 district, which consist of many of the largest schools in Shelby County. The Dragons will battle traditional opponents Houston, Germantown, Cordova and Arlington. However, added to the schedule are new district opponents Whitehaven, White Station and Bartlett. To […]

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Collierville Animal Shelter pups board bus to better future

The PetSmart Charities Rescue Waggin’ van made a stop at the Collierville Animal Shelter last week. A downpour of rain had just started, but unbeknownst to them, the future was getting brighter for several shelter dogs. The Rescue Waggin’ picks up dogs from shelters where there is overpopulation and transports them to shelters where there […]

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