Archive | February, 2019

Region 8AAA Girls All Tournament Team- Houston's Jayla Hemingway (MVP) and Melisa Carter, Central's Ariel Lane, Collierville's Miranda Pham, White Station's Lyric Cole, Whitehaven's Se'Quoia Allmond and Vertonia Bady and Houston's Destinee Wells. Not Pict

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The members of the All-Region 8-AAA girls basketball tournament team were named on Wednesday night after the Houston Lady Mustangs defeated Whitehaven in the finals at Collierville High School. PICTURED: From left are Lady Mustangs Jayla Hemingway and Melisa Carter, Central’s Ariel Lane, Collierville’s Miranda Pham, White Station’s Lyric Cole, Se’Quoia Allmond and Vertonia Bady […]

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Cookies Are In

Girl Scout Cookies arrived last week and Scouts delivered their pre-orders and began manning their weekend sales booths at local stores starting Feb. 22. Booth sales will end March 17. To find a local troop, locate nearby booth sales, download the app for buying cookies or even order online, visit girlscoutshs.org and click on the […]

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New Dragon Head Football Coach Joe Rocconi sees somebody he knows in the crowd during his introduction at the basketball game

Rocconi named new Dragon football head coach

Collierville High School announced earlier this week that Joe Rocconi will take the helm as head coach of the Dragons football team. He succeeds Mike O’Neill, who announced his resignation in December. Rocconi is a 1995 graduate of Collierville High School and an inductee in the school’s Hall of Fame. He played linebacker at The […]

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Collierville High School honors My Town Movers

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Collierville High School officially announced last week that the naming rights for the new school basketball courts will be My Town Movers Fieldhouse. The facility will be used to host girls and boys basketball, as well as volleyball, wrestling, dance and cheerleading events. The naming rights are part of a 10-year agreement to support the […]

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Children have a ball at royal Valentine’s Day event

“Hear ye, hear ye, it is time for an epic tale. Gather around and listen to our special guests read about the journey of these majestic characters,” announced Julia Trumpy, Youth Services Librarian at the Collierville Burch Library. The special guests were two recognizable, storybook princesses, but the truly special guests were the attendees of […]

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Flag Raising

The recently remodeled Crye-Leike Collierville office at 435 New Byhalia Road hosted a dedication ceremony and flag raising for the newly erected flag pole. PICTURED: From left are veterans Collierville VFW Post Commander Brian Walker, Lou Paris, Paul Hethmon and Hank Hogue, Crye-Leike Collierville broker manager. For more information on Collierville VFW Post 5066, call […]

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Major renovations to animal shelter being put to use

When Christina Hodge started volunteering with Collierville Animal Services (CAS) in October 2016, she worked alongside construction workers who were making improvements to the building at 603 East South Street. By the time she became Shelter Manager last July, Hodge and her staff were taking full advantage of the “new” spaces at the shelter. To […]

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Commissary opens in Collierville

The Germantown Commissary’s sister location opened this week in Collierville at the southwest corner of Poplar Ave. and Houston Levee. The 6,907-square-foot Collierville Commissary was built on 1.52 acres behind the LongHorn Steakhouse at 3581 S. Houston Levee. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously approved the plan in September 2017. “Welcome Commissary,” Mayor […]

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Senior Night

Collierville High School celebrated Senior Night on Feb. 5 during the basketball game against Southwind. The Dragons ended up falling to the Jaguars 66-41 in the final game of the regular season before losing the quarter final game against Kirby on Monday. PICTURED: From left are Jeffrey Hubbard, Kevin Wright and Kyle Warren.

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King of Candy

In the spirit of the Valentine’s Day holiday, the Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for Dinstuhl’s Fine Candy Company at 231 New Byhalia. The candy store has four locations in the Mid-South. The Dinstuhl family has been making candies in Memphis for five generations, beginning with Charles Martin Dinstuhl […]

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