Archive | February, 2018

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Fat Tuesday Fundraiser

The FedEx Wives’ Association recently held a Fat Tuesday Fundraiser at the Quonset in Collierville. It was a very successful auction with almost 200 items sold. All proceeds for the evening will be divided between their two charities, Ronald McDonald House and FedEx Family House. The next fundraiser will be a Charity Garage Sale on […]

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Restaurant Week will offer fine dining at a fixed price

Those looking to partake in a fine dining experience at an affordable price are in luck. From March 4 through March 8, diners can enjoy three-course menus at a fixed price during the third annual Restaurant Week at Carriage Crossing. The meals include an appetizer, two entrées and dessert from the following lineup of Carriage […]

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Neighborhood near Houston High asks for public sidewalk to be made private

A local Homeowner’s Association is requesting that a public sidewalk connecting the Dogwood Gardens neighborhood to Houston High School be made private. The 88-lot single family residential neighborhood was created in 1996 and borders the high school to the east. This Thursday, the Collierville Planning Commission will discuss whether to make the pedestrian easement a […]

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Nichols says faith has sustained him from preps to pros

BY BILL SORRELL There was a time when Austin Nichols was stopped in his tracks. “I filled my gas tank up with the wrong type. I am pretty sure it was diesel gas and it really messed my car up. It’s funny now looking back at it, but at the time it really wasn’t,” said […]

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Mardi Gras Celebration raises money for St. Jude

On Feb. 13, or Fat Tuesday, Sheffield Antiques Mall hosted a Mardi Gras Celebration for St. Jude through Adam’s Army. Adam Cruthirds is a cancer survivor whose dedication to eradicating childhood cancer through St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has led him on a large crusade to raise funds for his beloved hospital. Now a sophomore […]

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Huey’s closing for renovations

Huey’s Collierville will close its doors to the public for two weeks to pursue needed upgrades. The 19-year-old location at 2130 West Poplar Ave. will tentatively reopen on March 2. It closed its doors on Monday. Ashley Griffin, Huey’s marketing and events coordinator, said the restaurant will be closed for “12 to 14 days.” With […]

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Don and Alicia Farage were at the Westminster Kennel Club’s 5th Annual Masters Agility Championship, where he served as a judge.

Local man judges dogs’ agility at Westminster

Dog agility judging has been part of Don Farage’s life since 2003, and long before that he was a dog owner who happily trained his own pet. This year, the Shelby County resident and his wife, Alicia, traveled to New York City so he could judge for the 5th Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster […]

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More than 50 Collierville streets to be repaved this year

Segments of Wolf River Blvd., Bailey Station Road and Shelton Road are among the more than 50 streets scheduled to be repaved this year in Collierville. The town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen will approve a contract for the annual Street Repaving Program next Monday night during their regularly scheduled semimonthly meeting. The total project […]

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Houston Lady Mustangs District Champs

Houston continues to dominate district

PICTURED: Jayla Hemingway slices through the Jaguar defense Tuesday night in the Dist. 15-AAA championship game. BigKPhotos.com The Houston Lady Mustangs beat Southwind 75-60 Tuesday night to win the Dist. 15-AAA tournament. Houston had a 38-32 lead at halftime and used a 21-15 run in the third quarter to maintain momentum. Junior Jayla Hemingway paced Houston with […]

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Local restaurant patrons, owner plan week of fundraising for friend

A group of local residents known as the Trophy Room Crew have come together to raise funds for a Collierville family in its time of need. Lynn Mitchell, a frequent guest at Tony’s Trophy Room on Poplar Ave., was recently diagnosed with cancer. When word got out about his diagnosis, several of the establishment’s fellow […]

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