Archive | December, 2015

Bins slips by three Dragon defenders for a layup last Friday night. Photo by Kevin Lewter

Germantown falls to Jonesboro after beating Collierville

Germantown’s perfect season came to an end Saturday as the Red Devils fell to Jonesboro, Ga. 75-63 in the Memphis vs. Atlanta Roundball Classic at Christian Brothers. The overtime loss came one day after Germantown beat rival Collierville 60-52 on the road. Jonathan Bins paced the Red Devils with 18 points in that game, with […]

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Snowball Fight

Houston High School teacher Wendell Perry recently invited students in SPED classes to visit the Alpine Village at Trinity Baptist Church. The students had a blast with all of the different activities, especially when they were joined by Germantown Municipal School District Superintendent Jason Manuel for a snowball fight.

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New restaurant to be built on Historic Town Square

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a preliminary site plan for a new, two-story restaurant at 70 N. Main at the southeast corner of Town Square. Board members unanimously approved the 5,876-square-foot restaurant Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. The property is within the central business district and is the former site […]

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Sen. Kelsey requests Attorney General’s opinion on banning gun shows

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) requested an opinion today from Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery regarding the legality of banning gun shows from publicly owned fairgrounds. The Nashville Metropolitan Fair Commissioners Board recently voted to ban gun shows at the city’s publicly owned fairgrounds. Kelsey said the action potentially runs afoul of local, […]

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Collierville Legal Notices

Town of Collierville PUBLIC NOTICE The Town of Collierville Purchasing Division is requesting sealed proposals on the following items: Proposal RFP # 2015-005 “SECURITY CAMERA SYSTEM” Complete proposal packages are available from the Purchasing Division, 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN 38017, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by facsimile request at 901-457-2258; […]

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Active shooter scene: What do you do?

By Carolyn Bahm Terrifying events like the Dec. 2 San Bernardino, Calif., mass shooting always seem to happen far away … until they don’t. Experts are offering advice for Mid-South residents who want to be prepared to prevent, escape or face an active shooter situation if it ever arises. The man who oversees the law […]

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Collierville man pleads guilty to fraud schemes

A Collierville man has pleaded guilty to executing two separate fraud schemes that defrauded victims of more than $2 million. According to the charging document, between December 2012 and October 2014, Anthony Davis, 44, owned ADLM Automotive Inc., a Mississippi-based wholesale automobile dealership that conducted business in Memphis. He used the company to promote a […]

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Christmas in Collierville

    Taylor Stamps was the Grand Marshal of the annual Collierville Christmas Parade on Friday. For many years, Stamps has participated in the parade, usually driving an Army jeep from his collection. During this year’s event, he led the parade as thousands of residents enjoyed the tinkle of Christmas bells and the laughter of […]

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Houston’s Kelsey Nadler pulls up for the three-point shot. Photo by Theron Malone

Houston stays perfect

The Houston Lady Mustangs knocked off Memphis Home Education Association 52-47 Friday night in the Renee Scales Lupus Foundation Classic at Cordova High School. Shaela Gardner paced Houston with 12 points. Jaida Roper had a quiet night with 8 points. The Lady Mustangs jumped out to an 18-8 first quarter lead. However, MHEA clawed back […]

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Justin Yates goes up and over Collierville’s Ghelichkhani for 2 points. Yates finished Friday’s game with 7 points. Photo by Theron Malone

Dragons downed by Bartlett

Despite being up at the half, the Collierville Dragons fell 68-63 to Bartlett Friday night on the road. With a 37-34 halftime lead, the Dragons were outscored 21-16 in the third quarter and could not recover. Seena Ghelichkhani poured in 23 points for Collierville. Josiah Wagner chipped in 15 points. Bartlett was paced by Quintin […]

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