Archive | April, 2018

Quarterback Riley Ferguson hopes to be selected this week in the NFL Draft. Photo by Ben Solomon/American Athletic Conference

Spirituality continues to guide former Tiger

By Bill Sorrell There was one time that Riley Ferguson did not want to get back up after he fell down. Ferguson, the record-breaking University of Memphis quarterback who is expecting his name to be called today in the NFL Draft, fell off the stage during a skit when he was in the fifth grade. […]

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Mid-South ATV keeps the wheels spinning for local riders

Mid-South ATV has had several incarnations in its dozen years of repairing all-terrain vehicles for local enthusiasts. The business was initially operated out of owner Mike Moore’s home before relocating to a store front in Bartlett. After seven years off of Sycamore View, Moore moved the ATV repair operation back to his Collierville home. All […]

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Candidates grade Mayor Luttrell, talk about Confederate statue removals

Editor’s note: This is the third and final article in a series about the April 5 debate between four of the five Shelby County mayoral candidates. They spoke on key issues at a Ducks Unlimited gathering in Memphis. Local chambers of commerce provided the questions. Shelby County’s mayoral candidates include Sen. Lee Harris and former […]

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Go, Tigers, go! Breaking down 10 greatest icons of Tiger basketball

Editor’s Note: Journal West 10 Media is introducing a regular column from editor Thomas Sellers Jr., breaking down topics in Top 10 countdowns. Welcome to the Best Sellers’ List. Like most Americans, I love lists and rankings of the best and worst. People love to give their opinion on subjects from best ice cream flavors to […]

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Residential development approved near Town Square

A new 5-acre residential development has been approved west of N. Main Street and east of Burrows Road. The development will include seven residential lots and a private internal drive. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the development Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. Alderman Billy Patton voted against the development as […]

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Houston’s Horizons Club hosts Field Day

With summer vacation just on the horizon, Houston’s Horizons Club decided to incorporate some summer fun of their own with their annual field day. Horizons is a club that connects students apart of the special needs department with other kids at Houston. Throughout the year, the group participates in an array of fun bonding activities, […]

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Junior Auxiliary hosts ‘Cop Stop’

The Junior Auxiliary of Collierville, in celebration of National Junior Auxiliary Week, partnered with George’s BBQ to hold a “Cop Stop” style lunch for on duty officers. “It was a great opportunity for Junior Auxiliary to give back to these guys for all they do for our community, and for helping us so much with […]

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Mayoral candidates tackle business growth, sewer woes, PILOTs

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles from the April 5 debate between four of the five Shelby County mayoral candidates. They spoke on key issues at a Ducks Unlimited gathering in Memphis. Local chambers of commerce provided the questions. Shelby County’s mayoral candidates include Sen. Lee Harris and former Commissioner […]

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12 seniors sign Letters of Intent

A dozen student athletes signed Letters of Intent in the Collierville High School Library last week. Grace Barnes signed to compete in gymnastics at Air Force. John Gibbs and Alec Bouton will compete in baseball at Rhodes College and Lyon, respectively. Jake Peters is going to Christian Brothers, Jessica Green will attend University Mass and […]

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Rotary Scholars

Seven local high schoolers were recently named Collierville 2018 Rotary Scholarship Winners. Maggie Lavoie also received the Herman Osteen Service Above Self Award from Rotary. She will be attended the University of Tennessee in the fall. PICTURED: Winners, from left with class rankings, are Elizabeth Zabielski (32), Maggie Lavoie (80), Brynn Myers (174), Shayna Ryan […]

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