Archive | April, 2019

Cell tower detractors make voices heard

Cell tower detractors make voices heard

A handful of concerned parents and property owners joined the fray in criticizing the potential construction of a cell phone tower near the playground at Dogwood Elementary School. During Monday night’s regularly scheduled Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, residents like Wes Talbert pleaded with the board to reconsider the location of the future tower. […]

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Senior Night

Senior Night

The Collierville lacrosse teams celebrated Senior Night last week. Both teams picked up wins against Arlington (25-2 girls and 18-5 boys). The Dragons are 10-1 on the season and ranked fourth in the state. The Lady Dragons are 11-5 on the season and ranked 11th in the season. ABOVE: Seniors Jacob Kennedy, Henry Schadrack, Jack […]

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Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Averoblu at 366 New Byhalia Road, Suite 4. Averoblu specializes in introducing antique items, new and vintage clothing, local art, antique furniture and more. PICTURED: Vivian Jeans, Veronika Arguello, Shane McCarter, Ranita Johnson, Valecia Vidrine, Oliva-Marie Mcgrath and Eduaro Vidrine.

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Living Legends

Living Legends

A panel of local legends recently shared insightful and often humorous stories and anecdotes at the Collierville Talk of the Town event at Ridgeway Country Club. The event was sponsored by the Collierville Chamber of Commerce. From left are Taylor Stamps, Mary Jean Hall Smith, Tom Brown, Lecile Harris and Tommy Hart.

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CHS Principal Blanchard  accepts job at private school

CHS Principal Blanchard accepts job at private school

Collierville High School Principal Chip Blanchard announced last week that he plans to accept the job as Head of School at nearby Rossville Christian Academy. “(I’m) excited to announce I’ll be joining Rossville Christian Academy as Head of School,” he announced last Tuesday. “Truly grateful for time with Collierville High School and Collierville Schools. I’ll […]

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Collierville Literacy Council  will host trade, career fair

Collierville Literacy Council will host trade, career fair

The annual Learn to Earn Trade and Career Fair is the premier career-exploration and job fair experience. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Patrick Baptist Church, 710 W. White Rd., Collierville. Breakfast will be served to exhibitors at 8:30 a.m. In the expanded, second annual Learn to Earn Trade and […]

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Stripe Up: Local talent shines under Friday night lights

Stripe Up: Local talent shines under Friday night lights

PICTURED: Former Collierville High School standout outside linebacker Austin Hall signs a fan’s jersey during the University of Memphis Friday Night Stripes spring game on April 12 at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Standium. By Bill Sorrell Under Friday night lights, the University of Memphis culminated spring football with its annual Friday Night Stripes game at […]

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Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Leadership Collierville hosted the annual Trivia Night on March 29 at The Quonset. Presented by Campbell Clinic, the theme for the event was A Night at the Movies. Participants dressed like movie characters, won prizes and enjoyed a spread from Collierville Commissary. Leadership Collierville is a 9 month program for adults who live or work […]

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NEW DIGS

NEW DIGS

PICTURED: Goodwill Collierville celebrated the grand opening of the new location last Thursday at Carriage Crossing. From left are Lisa Cartwright, Memphis Goodwill CEO Tony Martini, Teresa Gabor, Mayor Stan Joyner and Cathy Wilhelm. They helped unveil the new Goodwill at Carriage Crossing last week. After a nine-year run at the intersection of Poplar Ave. […]

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Practically Perfect in every way

Practically Perfect in every way

Thousands came out to take in Collierville High School’s production of Mary Poppins on April 4-7 at the Pickler Auditorium. Presented by Collierville High Fine Arts, the production sold a record breaking 757 tickets on Friday night. Aubrey English starred as Mary Poppins in the production and Parker Hood took the role of Bert.

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