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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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Houston clinches region championship by beating Collierville

By Bill Sorrell Next to winning the region championship, the sweetest thing on Will Gusmus’s mind Friday was his favorite candy. Moments after a 40-6 victory over Collierville clinched the first region championship in the school’s 29-year history, Gusmus was excited about Snickers. A senior linebacker, Gusmus buys all the Snickers on the candy cart […]

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180-lot residential development approved

A large residential subdivision has been approved between Houston Levee Road and Bailey Station Road just north of Bailey Station Elementary School. The town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the Hidden Creek planned development Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. The neighborhood will create 180 single-family lots on the heavily wooded 80-acre lot. […]

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Collierville Crazies storm the field to celebrate with the Lady Dragons

Breaking the Streak

The Lady Dragons beat Houston 2-1 last Thursday in the Regional Finals. Collierville ended Houston’s 17-year win streak over the Lady Dragons. Collierville went on to outlast Henry County two days later in sectionals, earning the squad a trip to the 2018 Class AAA State Girls’ Soccer Tournament this week. Collierville (17-3) was scheduled to […]

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Go Jim Go! visits Collierville

With the entire Bailey Station Elementary student body surrounding the bus loop on warm recent afternoon, Jim Jaggers took a celebratory lap for the annual fundraiser Go Jim Go! The students, faculty and staff were happy to show their support for LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and gave Jaggers a check in the amount of $1,228 for […]

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