Archive | March, 2019

Shuttle system planned to remedy parking problems at annual festival

Shuttle system planned to remedy parking problems at annual festival

With the Fair on the Square fast approaching for the weekend of May 4-5, the Collierville Twentieth Century Club has been trying to remedy the parking problems that always arise during this popular fair. This year the club is partnering with the Collierville United Methodist Church to provide parking at the church at 454 W. […]

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Town works to address landfill odor

Town works to address landfill odor

Collierville is taking “agressive steps” to address the aroma coming from a local landfill. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously last week to engage the law firm of Baker, Donaldson, Bearman Caldwell and Berlowitz to work toward solutions for dealing with the smell that emanates from the E-PLEX landfill at 10636 Shelton […]

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A tradition of excellence

A family owned shop in Collierville is offering customized furniture with true Amish authenticity. Steve and Annette Green opened Amish Excellence more than three years ago at 3601 S. Houston Levee Road, Suite 106. “We are a furniture store that sells Amish made furniture, custom-crafted, solid hardwood furniture, heirloom quality that will last for generations, […]

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Rose wins Dist. 32 seat

Newly-elected State Senator Paul Rose (R-Covington) today took the oath of office, beginning his tenure representing Tennessee’s 32nd Senate District. The oath was administered by Lt. Governor Randy McNally as state senators met in a Thursday morning floor session. Rose, a business owner, was joined by his wife, Nancy, and other family members in the […]

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Houston's Jayla Hemingway beats the Dyer County defender on a break away

Hemingway named Player of the Year

After four unprecedented basketball seasons at Houston High School senior standout Jayla Hemingway was finally named the Gatorade Tennessee Girls Basketball Player of the Year last Friday. The announcement came during a week of highs for the program, as the Lady Mustangs beat Riverdale 78-72 in a double overtime thriller in the state semifinals. They […]

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Collierville teen publishes second book to encourage assurance in girls

Barnes and Noble of Collierville will host a book signing for two time published author- 15-year-old Jordan Ashley Greene. Elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and all youth organizations are welcome. The event is being held on Saturday, March 23 from 2-5 p.m. at Barnes & Noble 4610 Merchants Park Circle, Unit 521. Greene became […]

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Police search for would-be carjacker

Collierville police continue to search for man who is suspected of hitting a woman in the head in an attempt to take her vehicle. On Feb. 21, just after 8:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to 1016 W. Poplar, Cartridge World, on an attempted carjacking. The victim exited the business and was approached from behind and […]

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New restaurant hosting biscuit recipe contest

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Game On

Collierville Schools hosted the annual Teacher Trivia Night last Thursday night at Incarnation Church. Teachers from each Collierville school donned costumes and enjoyed a night of trivia and refreshments. This year’s theme was “Game On.” News Channel 3 Weatherman Jim Jaggers was the moderator. PICTURED: The Schilling Farms Elementary School “Soccer Team” came ready to […]

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Town Square Bluegrass Jam marks 20th anniversary

Nearly every Friday night for the past 20 years, a group of musicians has met in Collierville’s Historic Town Square to play together. They call it the Friday Night Bluegrass Jam. However, sometimes the music strays to folk or some other acoustic genre. Regardless of what niche the songs being played and sang fit into, […]

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