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Day of Prayer

Day of Prayer

Dozens of Collierville residents participated in the National Day of Prayer last Thursday morning at Central Church. Leaders from nearly 10 local churches led prayer services that focused on matters like family, youth and members of the military. ABOVE: Participants join hands as they are led in prayer.

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Collierville, Houston ranked among best schools in state

Collierville, Houston ranked among best schools in state

Two local high schools have been ranked among the top schools in the state. Houston High has been named the 10th best high school in the state and No. 769 nationally. Collierville High was close behind, coming in 12th in the state and 1,105 nationally. Results released last week from a study conducted by U.S. […]

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GPAC receives $2.5 million state grant for outdoor venue

GPAC receives $2.5 million state grant for outdoor venue

Germantown Performing Arts Center Executive Director Paul Chandler announced last week that the facility has been awarded a $2.5 million grant on behalf of the state to support the construction of a future outdoor performance venue, which will be called The Grove. The State Legislature voted on the measure just days before adjourning for the […]

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Collierville lumber business  celebrates 35 years

Collierville lumber business celebrates 35 years

Thrifty Building Supply, a supplier to home builders in west Tennessee and north Mississippi, hosted a Customer Appreciation Party on April 25 to celebrate 35 years in business. More than 200 people attended the Fish Fry, catered by Soul Fish, at the Thrifty Building Supply Door Shop in Olive Branch, Miss. The company was opened […]

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Dragons roll in district tourney

Dragons roll in district tourney

The Collierville Dragons knocked off Houston 5-4 on Monday in the second round of the Dist. 15-AAA tournament. They were scheduled to play in the championship game on Wednesday before competing in the Regional tournament. With a 32-3-1 record, the Dragons are ranked No. 1 in the state. PICTURED: Collierville relief pitcher Zach Johnson with […]

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American Cancer Society hosts annual Birthday Bash

American Cancer Society hosts annual Birthday Bash

he American Cancer Society hosted their third annual Birthday Bash Fundraising Dinner on April 25 at the Quonset in Collierville. The Birthday Bash is a fundraising dinner to raise funds for the life-saving mission of the American Cancer Society through their Collierville Special Events program. The birthday party theme goes along with their goal to […]

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Collierville, Houston among nominees in Orpheum Theatre Awards

Collierville, Houston among nominees in Orpheum Theatre Awards

Collierville, Germantown and Houston high schools are among the nominees who can’t wait to find out the winners of this year’s Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards. The group annually supports, promotes and enhances high school musical theater throughout the Mid-South. The program will mark its 10th anniversary with a night of performances and awards […]

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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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