Archive | October, 2018

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Go Jim Go! visits Collierville

With the entire Bailey Station Elementary student body surrounding the bus loop on warm recent afternoon, Jim Jaggers took a celebratory lap for the annual fundraiser Go Jim Go! The students, faculty and staff were happy to show their support for LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and gave Jaggers a check in the amount of $1,228 for […]

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Business of the Month - Carrier Corporation - Pictured: Mike Casoli, Facilities Manager; Peter Ippolito, Facility Maintenance Manager; Michael P. Goodwin, Maintenance Sweeper; Steven Youngblood, plant manager; Lance Hepner, chairmain, Collierville Town Beautiful; Chad Lennard, area operation manager, The Landcare Group; Greg Clark, director, Collierville Parks & Recreation; Kalyan Bhavaraju, Member, Collierville Town
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Town Beautiful Winners

The Town Beautiful Commission has announced the Town Beautiful Awards for the month of October. The Homeowner’s Association winner is Southridge and the Business of the Month is Carrier Corporation. In addition to the month winners, Town Beautiful also awarded the Martin Family with the Fall Home Beautiful Award.  

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Candidate Forum

The Collierville NAACP recently hosted a Candidate Forum for the upcoming election. Early voting began Wednesday. From left are: • Maureen J. Fraser -Town of Collierville Alderman position (1) • Sanjeev Memula – TN House of Representatives District 95-Democrate • Gregory D. Cotton – Town of Collierville Alderman position (4) • Billy Patton – Town […]

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Board to discuss renovations to historic high school

The town is preparing to spend more than $4 million to further bolster a historic Collierville landmark. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen will discuss expansion and renovation work to the 82-year-old Collierville Historic High School next Monday during the regularly scheduled meeting. The first phase of the project was completed last summer. The Historic […]

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Collierville defenders spent much of Friday night in St. George’s backfield. The Dragons had four sacks and nine tackles for a loss. Collierville won the game 35-10. PICTURED: Collierville defenders engulf Gryphon senior quarterback Spencer Smith Friday night. Smith threw for 186 yards in the game but ran for negative 43 yards on 12 carries.                                                                                Photo by Roger Cotton

Dragons down Gryphons on Senior Night

By Bill Sorrell Swaying to the beat of the stadium music while on the sideline, Collierville quarterback Mitch Austin danced around defenders on the field, throwing three touchdown passes and running for another as the Dragons beat St. George’s 35-10 on Friday in Collierville. “I guess I like to dance,” said Austin, with a smile. […]

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Dragons fall to Houston in Regional Finals

The Houston Lady Mustangs won the Div. 1 Class AAA Regionals Tuesday night at White Station High School. Houston bested the Collierville Dragons 25-21 in game 4 and won the match 3-1. They advanced to the Regional Finals by beating Whitehaven 3-0 in the semifinals on Monday. The Lady Mustangs will play Clarksville on Thursday […]

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NUTmobile comes to Collierville

The Planters NUTmobile visited shoppers at Collierville’s Kroger last week. NUTmobile is a series of automobiles shaped like a peanut that are used to promote and advertise Planters products in the United States. The first version was created in 1935. Drivers of the NUTmobile are known as “Peanutters.” The current NUTmobile is a converted 2014 […]

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ECS WR Carson Gagnon lays out for the pass late in the 4th quarter

ECS shuts out Arlington

By Bill Sorrell “Respond” is the theme word for the Evangelical Christian School school year and it has been embraced by the football team. “We have tried to build our program around servant leadership and we lean on Mark 10:45, which is our scriptural basis for that,” said Head Coach Jonas Rodriguez. “With the word […]

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After Colliervile puts one in their goal Cara Young and Maddie Eskin celebrate

Highs & Lows

n The Houston High School girls’ soccer team closed out the regular season last week by besting rival Collierville High School. The Lady Mustangs started off the game by scoring first, followed by a goal from the Lady Dragons. Houston closed out the game with two more goals and won the match 3-1. The Houston […]

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Addition of Trader Joe’s solidifies city as grocery shopping destination

Quickly becoming a city known for “grocery store tourism,” Germantown recently added a new gem to its supermarket crown. After years of speculation and planning the city welcomed West Tennessee’s first Trader Joe’s last month to considerable fanfare. Mayor Mike Palazzolo called the franchise’s decision to open in Germantown a “great compliment to the community.” […]

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