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Soirée on the Square

Main Street Collierville’s annual fundraiser Soirée on the Square was held Saturday night at Town Square Park. Local celebrities Kevin and Bethany Paige performed while the Ole Miss vs. Alabama was live streamed at McGinnis Oil. This annual fundraiser, which is co-sponsored by the Town of Collierville, assists Main Street Collierville in hosting many events […]

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Collierville rescuers offer advice after Wolf River boating incident

The Collierville Fire Department’s Search and Rescue team trains constantly for every sort of situation imaginable. They would just as soon not see any Collierville resident in the sort of accident that would stretch their rescue muscles to new lengths, but sometimes it happens. The heavy rains that resulted from Hurricane Harvey had the Wolf […]

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Dragons roll past Central

The Collierville varsity football team picked up a big win Friday night by dealing the Central Warriors their second loss of the season. Quarterback Matt Connors paced the Dragons to a lopsided 45-8 win while throwing for 313 yards and four touchdowns. He completed 13 of 19 passes and finished the game with a passer […]

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Understanding Breast Cancer

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s important to understand some basics: What is breast cancer and how does it happen? In this weekly section of the newspaper, readers can learn how breast cancer develops, how many people get breast cancer, what factors can increase risk for getting breast […]

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Crowning a Queen

Collierville High School celebrated the 2017 Football Homecoming Friday during halftime of the Dragons’ game against Wooddale. Lady Dragon lacrosse team captain Shayna Ryan was crowned the 2017 Homecoming Queen.

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Saints improve to 6-0 ahead of showdown with undefeated CBHS

By Michael Ward Briarcrest had little trouble with visiting KIPP Memphis Collegiate High School last Friday night, as the Saints celebrated homecoming with a 52-14 win over the Phoenix. Quarterback Jackson Walker threw the first of his four touchdown passes on the evening less than three minutes into the game when he connected with Chandler […]

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MUS gets back on track with win over Haywood

By Bill Sorrell The worst thing that could have happened to Haywood’s football team happened. On the Tomcats’ first possession and 19 seconds into the game, Deyondrius Hines fumbled and Memphis University School linebacker Matthew Rhodes recovered, running 32 yards for a touchdown. On Haywood’s second possession, quarterback Tillman McRae was intercepted by the Owls’ […]

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Dragons handle Wooddale on homecoming night

The Collierville Dragons improved to a .500 record Friday by beating Wooddale to the tune of 33-13 on homecoming night. Senior quarterback Matt Connors had a strong showing with 114 passing yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions. However, it was senior running back Cole Johnson who paced the Dragons with 97 yards on the ground […]

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Board unanimously names Town Square Park

Collierville’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen made history Monday night by officially naming the town’s 150-year-old park. Board members voted unanimously to make Town Square Park the conclusive name of the 1.46-acre public space in the center of the historic district, something no previous administration had done. The green area at 96 N. Center Street […]

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$2 million grant will be used to remedy drainage issues

Collierville will soon be able to start work on some street drainage improvement projects thanks to a $2.2 million grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. The grant is part of leftover monies from the 2011 Disaster Relief Fund that was given to Shelby County after severe flooding. This is the third […]

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