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Houston’s Horizons Club hosts Field Day

With summer vacation just on the horizon, Houston’s Horizons Club decided to incorporate some summer fun of their own with their annual field day. Horizons is a club that connects students apart of the special needs department with other kids at Houston. Throughout the year, the group participates in an array of fun bonding activities, […]

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Junior Auxiliary hosts ‘Cop Stop’

The Junior Auxiliary of Collierville, in celebration of National Junior Auxiliary Week, partnered with George’s BBQ to hold a “Cop Stop” style lunch for on duty officers. “It was a great opportunity for Junior Auxiliary to give back to these guys for all they do for our community, and for helping us so much with […]

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Mayoral candidates tackle business growth, sewer woes, PILOTs

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles from the April 5 debate between four of the five Shelby County mayoral candidates. They spoke on key issues at a Ducks Unlimited gathering in Memphis. Local chambers of commerce provided the questions. Shelby County’s mayoral candidates include Sen. Lee Harris and former Commissioner […]

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12 seniors sign Letters of Intent

A dozen student athletes signed Letters of Intent in the Collierville High School Library last week. Grace Barnes signed to compete in gymnastics at Air Force. John Gibbs and Alec Bouton will compete in baseball at Rhodes College and Lyon, respectively. Jake Peters is going to Christian Brothers, Jessica Green will attend University Mass and […]

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Rotary Scholars

Seven local high schoolers were recently named Collierville 2018 Rotary Scholarship Winners. Maggie Lavoie also received the Herman Osteen Service Above Self Award from Rotary. She will be attended the University of Tennessee in the fall. PICTURED: Winners, from left with class rankings, are Elizabeth Zabielski (32), Maggie Lavoie (80), Brynn Myers (174), Shayna Ryan […]

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Calendar of Events

April 13 • The Reel Family Time Outdoor Movie Series will begin at 7:45 p.m. on April 13 at the Kiwanis Pavilion at Municipal Park. The featured movie will be Sing. Spread out on the lawn and enjoy a PG-rated movie under the stars. Movies begin at dusk. Concessions will be sold. No rain date. […]

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Collierville police chief to retire after 48 years walking the blue line

Collierville Police Chief Larry Goodwin will be retiring this summer after serving in law enforcement for Memphis and Collierville for almost half a century. “It’s been a good ride,” said Goodwin. “I’ve been a policeman 48 years, and now I’m going to take it easy for a little bit.” His dedication and expertise will be […]

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Disco Fever Night raises nearly $10K for local schools

Teachers and staff of the Collierville Schools donned their 70s gear and boogied at the annual Collierville Education Foundation’s Teacher Trivia Night held on March 8 at The Church of the Incarnation. The event, sponsored by Landers Ford, included great food, trivia and a special dance contest. Trivia night is organized just for the school […]

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Mayoral candidates debate fair representation, workforce development

Four of the five Shelby County mayoral candidates contrasted their views on key issues Thursday, April 5, at a Ducks Unlimited gathering in Memphis. Local chambers of commerce provided the questions. Only the first two questions are listed below. See next week’s issue for additional questions and responses. The candidates include Sen. Lee Harris and […]

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Always On Duty

While over 300 hundred students zig-zag through the hallways of Schilling Farms Middle School during the seventh grade class change, Collierville Police Officer Jay Reese stands by watching the crowds, saying hello and exchanging smiles. After a few minutes, the students disappear into their classrooms and the hallways are completely quiet as Reese walks alone […]

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