Archive | November, 2018

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Thanksgiving Feast

Before school let out for Thanksgiving break, Bailey Station Elementary kindergarten students enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast. Students compared the lives of the Pilgrims and Native Americans to their own lives, learned about the first Thanksgiving and participated in a reenactment of the First Thanksgiving feast. PICTURED: Greyson Beyl and his mom are all smiles at […]

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Christmas in Collierville

Collierville has many festive activities planned to help create a magical Christmas season for you and your family. The annual Collierville Christmas Parade will be on Nov. 30, with some additional Christmas cheer throughout the rest of the month. The Southeast Tourism Society selected Christmas in Collierville as an ‘STS Top 20 Event; since 1985, […]

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Dragons compete in Thanksgiving Classic

The Collierville Dragons fell to Dunham High School last Tuesday in the third round of the Team Sportsplex Thanksgiving Classic in Louisiana. The Dragons beat Jeanerette and Mandeville high schools earlier in the tournament. Collierville (3-2) is scheduled to host Harding Academy this Friday at 7:30 p.m. PICTURED: Dragon senior guard Kevin Wright makes the […]

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Board OKs Carrefour development

A new development has been approved at the southwest corner of Poplar Ave. and Kirby Pkwy. The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the outline plan 3-1 for the Carrefour at the Gateway development Monday night during its regularly scheduled meeting. Alderman John Barzizza abstained from the vote while Alderman Dean Massey sided against […]

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Collierville Christmas Parade moved to Dec. 1

This week, the Town of Collierville has been monitoring the possibility of severe weather for the 42nd Annual Collierville Christmas Parade scheduled for tonight, Friday, November 30 at 7 p.m. The Town has been in contact with multiple, credible weather forecast services that have provided us with reliable weather forecasts for Town events in the […]

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O’Neill to be honored on Friday

Collierville Head Football Coach Mike O’Neill will be honored at 7 p.m. Friday at Minglewood Hall in Midtown with a Courage Thru Cancer award. He is one of several award recipients who have battled cancer while inspiring others. The event is a fund raiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Courage Thru Cancer is an […]

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Rezoning to be discussed for 297-lot development

Nearly 95 acres just south of Carriage Crossing could soon be rezoned to medium density residential. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen is scheduled to vote on the rezoning from forest agricultural during its Nov. 12 meeting. There will be a public forum before the reading. The rezoning request is related to a pending […]

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Houston RB Lincoln Pare takes off on another long run

IncomPAREable: Houston’s Pare scores 4 touchdowns in postseason win

Hoisted high by Houston High students, the school’s English teacher and softball coach began his workout. Taking the place of what students normally do, Tom Kolodziej got on a black and white student-held board and began doing 34 push-ups with 1:55 left in a memorable playoff game on Friday at Houston. A push-up for every […]

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Collierville Public Services urges residents to ‘can the grease’

Famous chefs know that a little bacon can add a delicious touch to an entree, and great southern cooks have special gifts for fried dishes. However, our doctors tell us to limit these types of food in our diet. Just as a diet high in fat, oil, and grease (FOG) is bad for your arteries, […]

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Dragons done for season

The 2018 football season concluded last Friday for the Collierville Dragons at the hands of Whitehaven in the first round of the Class 6A State Football Playoffs. Collierville scored in the second quarter on a pass from quarterback Mitch Austin to running back Peyton Murphy, who had 69 yards on the ground on the night. […]

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