Archive | February, 2017

PICTURED: Destiny Amarfula gets a good look in the lane.

Lady Dragons dominate Wooddale in first round of playoffs

The Collierville Lady Dragons zoomed to a 42-12 halftime lead and finished 87-20 in a dominant and even effort against Wooddale Wednesday night at home. Lauren Taylor paced the Dragons with 20 points and Kyra Pryor had 16. Trinity Farmer and Jada Taylor combined for 25 points. Collierville (16-10) will play Ridgeway on Friday in […]

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Collierville Chamber hosts Casino Royale

         

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Collierville Legal Notices

Historic District Commission  – 5:00 PM   Notice is hereby given that the Historic District Commission  will meet on Thursday, February 23, 2017  for a regular meeting in the Board Chambers . At that time, consideration will be given to the following:   The agenda is subject to change until formal approval by the Board […]

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CPD officers enjoy ‘super’ Cop Stop

It was Super Bowl Sunday and cheering could be heard from outside the Grimm family home. The group was watching the game, however, the cheers weren’t for the players – they were for the Collierville Police Officers who just arrived at the evening Cop Stop. Cop Stop allows residents to join together and share a […]

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Collierville Police Reports

Arrests • Zahra Arif (suspect), 1700 block of Poplar Ave., Collierville, charged with shoplifting (Walmart). • Courtney I. Eafen (suspect), 600 block of Hawks Peaks Road, Collierville, charged with possession of a controlled substance (marijuana). • Caroline M. French (suspect), 500 block of Fossil Place, Collierville, charged with driving under the influence. • Jonathan R. […]

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Dozens of local families came out to attend the Father Daughter Dance on Feb. 3 in the H.W. Cox Community Center Gym. Collierville Parks and Recreation rolled out the red carpet for the annual dance. PICTURED: Darren Lavelle dances with his daughter, Kate.

Father Daughter Dance

Dozens of local families came out to attend the Father Daughter Dance on Feb. 3 in the H.W. Cox Community Center Gym. Collierville Parks and Recreation rolled out the red carpet for the annual dance. PICTURED: Darren Lavelle dances with his daughter, Kate.

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Briarcrest Headmaster Simpson announces retirement

Longtime Headmaster Steve Simpson announced Tuesday morning that he will step down from his duties at Briarcrest Christian School at the end of the current school year. The school plans to promote Caron Swatley to the position on July 1. Mershon Cummings will assume Swatley’s current role as the principal of the middle school. “As […]

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The Collierville High School Hip Hop Dance Team finished runner up in the Large Varsity Hip Hop Division in Las Vegas. The Pom team was also a finalist in the Large Varsity Pom Division and are the defending TSSAA State Champions.

Dance team finishes runners up

The Collierville High School Hip Hop Dance Team finished runners up in the Large Varsity Hip Hop Division in Las Vegas. The Pom team was also a finalist in the Large Varsity Pom Division and are the defending TSSAA State Champions.

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Mark Ellis is pictured in the middle with his daughter, Molly; wife,
Kerrie; son, Mack Ellis; and daughter, Emilee McCourt.

Town employee follows through with college degree

Mark Ellis has worked for the town of Collierville for 18 years. He worked his way up to Recreation and Sports Manager without a having a college degree, but that fact didn’t keep him from going ahead and getting one anyway. Ellis initially started college in 1984, but left in 1988 to work full time. […]

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Student athletes joined together last week to sign Letters of Intent to attend college this fall. Lauren Lannan signed to play soccer at Flagler. Elisabeth Chesek signed a soccer scholarship with Lincoln Memorial University. Elijah Holcomb will play football at Hendrix College. John Hassell, Alex Smith and Tyler Garvey signed Letters of Intent to play football University of Memphis. PICTURED: Head Football Coach Mike O'Neill addresses those in attendance.

Signing Day

Photo by Ruth Goodman Student athletes joined together last week to sign Letters of Intent to attend college this fall. Lauren Lannan signed to play soccer at Flagler. Elisabeth Chesek signed a soccer scholarship with Lincoln Memorial University. Elijah Holcomb will play football at Hendrix College. John Hassell, Alex Smith and Tyler Garvey signed Letters […]

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