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Miss Collierville and Miss Teen pageant set for Jan. 11 at Harrell

Working with the Collierville Arts Council and Town of Collierville, the Miss Collierville Scholarship Organization will host the Miss Collierville Scholarship Pageant on Jan. 11 at the Harrell Theatre. Each year, the organization provides educational scholarships for area young women through the Miss Collierville Scholarship Pageant. More than $2,500 in cash scholarships and college tuition […]

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New Neighbors

New Neighbors Board members for 2013-14 were installed at a recent meeting. Front row, from left, are Catharine Wark, Brenda Lupo, Leesa Travis, Peggy Jordan, Velma Porter, Sharon Kant, Geneva Taylor, Lana Tice and Debbie Edwards. Back row, from left, are Sidna Bookout, Janice Goldrick, Ruth Weaver, Mary Jane Boals, Lee Ball and Tanya Fischer. […]

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CHS will present a very ‘bunny’ comedy

By Jose Alpizar Special to The Independent After the success of “James and the Giant Peach,” Collierville High’s Draco Playhouse has decided to trade in giant insects for a giant rabbit!  This season’s fall show is the rib-tickling comedy “Harvey” by Mary Chase as the cast and crew aim for an early November opening. “Harvey” […]

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Local man wins blue ribbon for cheesecake

Kreig Taylor of Collierville won first place in the new Sweet-Treats for Sweet-Hearts Contest at the 2013 Delta Fair for his Strawberry Delight Cheesecake. Taylor won a $125 cash prize for his cake. Strawberry Delight Cheesecake • Cake Layer: 1/4 cup Karo Corn Syrup 1 box strawberry cake mix • Cheesecake Layer: 3 (8 ounce) […]

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New art exhibit on display Thursday

STAFF REPORTS The Morton Museum of Collierville History and the Collierville Arts Council will celebrate art, history, and music at the Morton Museum and Harrell Performing Arts Theatre on Sept. 26 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Works of art by three community artists and Common People in Uncommon Times, a special traveling exhibition from the Tennessee State […]

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‘Acoustic Ninja’ to play GPC

Renowned acoustic guitar musician Trace Bundy will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Germantown Presbyterian Church. Bundy, a Colorado resident, has sold more than 70,000 albums and garnered 30 million hits on YouTube. The Shelby Sun Times recently caught up with Bundy in anticipation of his Aug. 10 concert. • Are you comfortable being called […]

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Summer Camp

The YMCA at Schilling Farms recently held Princess Camp. The ‘princesses’ did crafts, danced, played games and enjoyed story time. The last day of class ended with a dress up tea party. Back row, from left, are Anna Lucas, Mikalea Walters, Cadie Loggins and Livia Rogers. Front row, from left, are Haley Rutherford and Emily […]

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Auditioning for Grease

Auditions were held Sunday for the Harrell Theatre’s presentation of Grease on July 19-28. Pictured in the center is Chandler Booth. Rehearsals begin on June 3. The musical will be directed by Keith Salter and produced by the Collierville Arts Council. of Untamed Heart: Releasing Your Creative Genius, signs a book for Lisa McCord.

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McCord completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Davis D. McCord of Collierville has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. McCord completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete […]

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A Haunted Halloween Treat

Rory Mack and Steve Leet both looked at each other and smiled. Here, in a stereotypical subdivision cul-de-sac, was an anything but typical display. Surrounded by an array of home-made animatronics, tombstones, skeletons, spiders and about anything “Halloween” that the mind can imagine the two shared the all-knowing smile in answer to the most obvious […]

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