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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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Scare on the Square

Hundreds of local children donned Halloween costumes last Friday and trick-or-treated on Collierville’s Historic Town Square. Each October, Junior Auxiliary of Collierville partners with Main Street Collierville and the Town of Collierville to put on Scare On the Square. PICTURED: Craig Gyergyo passes out candy to two little princesses. BELOW: Leslie and Adelyn Williams pose […]

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O’Neill voted Man of the Year

BY BILL SORRELL Saturday morning, after Collierville edged Arlington 28-27 to clinch a third-place playoff seed Friday, Collierville Head Coach Mike O’Neill was washing the Dragons uniforms. “It was my turn,” he said. With two industrial washing machines among the amenities at Collierville’s new high school, O’Neill flipped a switch, making it an easier process. […]

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Reader’s Choice 2018 Winners Announced

BEST OVERALL • Man Of The Year Coach Mike O’Neill • Woman Of The Year Executive Pastor Deborah Suddarth • Best Restaurant Raven and Lily • Best Business At Home Heating and Air AUTOMOTIVE • Best Body Shop Superior Auto Body • Best Auto Parts Dealer NAPA • Best Car Wash Car Wash USA • […]

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First South sweetens short-term refinancing with lowest rates

First South Financial Credit Union in Bartlett has priced its short-term fixed-rate mortgage loans with the best rates in the Memphis market. Craig Esrael, president and CEO, said their latest rate for the 10-year is currently at 3.90 percent with no closing costs. That contrasts favorably with the average rate of 4.65 percent, plus closing […]

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Colliervilles Victoria Bouchoc with the soft touch over the Lady Mustang wall

Lady Dragons fall at state

The Collierville Lady Dragons fell to Heritage 3-2 in the state losers bracket after losing 3-0 to Cookeville in the first round on Oct. 16. They advanced to the 2018 Class AAA State Girls’ Volleyball Tournament by beating Dyer County 3-0 in the sectionals. PICTURED: Collierville’s Victoria Bouchoc with the soft touch.

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