Archive | February, 2016

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Sheriff’s Office investigating vandalized Agricenter sign

A digital sign on Walnut Grove Road at Agricenter International has again been the target of felony vandalism. One evening last May, the sign was shot over 15 times by someone driving east along Walnut Grove. “Our fear is that some of the bullets have gone through the billboard and could easily have hit a […]

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Local coffee house aims to employ workers with disabilities

STAFF REPORTS Dreamers Coffee House in Cordova perfectly reflects the mission of owner Diane Grove. “With every purchase you make,” said Grove, “you are bringing us one step closer to our dream of hiring individuals of all abilities.” Last March, Grove handed out jam on World Down Syndrome Day in honor of her daughter, MaryEllen, […]

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Wilson to step down as Agricenter president

John Charles Wilson, president of Agricenter International, has announced that he will be stepping down on July 1 after 15 years with the organization. He will continue on as consultant on an as-needed basis. The Agricenter Board of Directors has been actively looking at a field of candidates for his replacement. Wilson is known as […]

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Jazz It Up

Collierville High School hosted the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble on Feb. 18 in the school’s theatre. The Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble is a group of 18 professional enlisted musicians whose repertoire ranges from traditional big band jazz, to bebop and swing, to modern jazz. Several of the […]

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Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Landers Ford

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Landers Ford at 2082 W. Poplar Ave. Pictured are Carolyn Smith and Joyce Ritchey (co-owner), Kent Ritchey (co-owner), Jeremy Convey (Liberty Mutual Insurance), Quentin Mabone, Nikki Huffman, Kanette Keough-Rodgers (Chamber Director), Melissa Worman, Olive Kitchens, Don Kitchens (co-owner), John S. Aitken (Superintendent), Mayor Stan […]

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Library card scam reported in Collierville

Recently, a citizen in Collierville received a text message from the Collierville Birch Library stating they needed to renew their library card and a link was provided to renew the information. This is a scam, as reported by the Collierville Birch Library. The Collierville Birch Library does not send text messages to alert users to […]

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Collierville’s Tyler signs Letter of Intent

Briarcrest senior Brandon Tyler will be catching for the Johnson University Royals next fall. Tyler has signed with the ability to be a two-way player, capable of being a catcher and play first base. “I’m absolutely thrilled that Brandon has decided to join our program,” said Head Baseball Coach Ben Fair. “He made a campus […]

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Legal Notices

Town of Collierville DESIGN REVIEW COMMISSION – March 10, 2016 Notice is hereby given that the Design Review Commission for the Town of Collierville will meet on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 5:00 pm for a regular scheduled voting meeting in the Board Chambers at Town Hall. At that time, consideration will be given to […]

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Mustangs win district tournament consolation game

With a 31-26 lead at halftime, the Houston Mustangs turned on the jets in the third quarter and put away Ridgeway Friday night in the consolation game of the District 15-AAA tournament. Jimmy Jenkins paced Houston with 21 points. Bruce Guy added 14 points. The Mustangs will now play at No. 2 seeded White Station […]

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Athlete Spotlight

Chase Hayden recently set the school record at St. George’s for most points scored in a game with a 47-point effort against region rival University School of Jackson. He also eclipsed the 1,500-career point mark against Memphis Metro and was named a finalist for the TSSAA Mr. Basketball Award. Pictured with Hayden is his mother, […]

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