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Signage requested for new pub on Town Square

The new Scottish gastropub on Collierville’s Historic Town Square will likely soon get some snazzy signage. This Thursday, the town’s Historic District Commission is scheduled to approve nine separate signs for The Highlander Pub at 78 N. Main Street. The signs are planned for the front and rear façade of the recently renovated building on […]

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Concert Season

The Sunset on the Square Summer Concert Series kicked off Thursday evening with a performance by The Vegabonds. Hundreds came out with picnic baskets and lawn chairs in tow. Blind Mississippi Morris with be the featured performer this Thursday night beginning at 7 p.m. on Collierville’s Historic Town Square. PICTURED: Karen and Mark Lamparter prepare […]

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Collierville Town Beautiful has announced the first ever Home Beautiful Award 
winner for May. The winner was the SMith Family at 166 Walnut Street. PICTURED: George and Karen Smith with daughters Alexandra, Kathryn and 
Isabella.

Beautiful Home

Collierville Town Beautiful has announced the first ever Home Beautiful Award winner for May. The winner was the Smith Family at 166 Walnut Street. PICTURED: George and Karen Smith with daughters Alexandra, Kathryn and Isabella. Early this spring, the Town Beautiful Commission asked residents to enter a contest that would recognize a residence that exemplifies […]

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Town rezones land to set up move for funeral home

An 86-year-old funeral home has moved forward with plans to relocate from its current location on W. Poplar Ave. to a “quieter area.” The town’s Planning Commission approved a rezoning request last week for the Ironwood planned development at the northwest corner of Winchester and Bailey Station Road (east of Central Church) to allow a […]

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Houston bears make their way to new homes

At Houston High School, Andra Davis’ fashion design students have been working on a year-long project. The Houston Bear Project, which satisfies course requirements, is solely aimed at giving back. “The students have been producing outfits for teddy bears throughout the year,” said Davis. Each bear comes with an assortment of handmade clothing. “Each student […]

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It was not a case of déjà vu for Collierville Lady Dragon Sneha Sinha as she glared across the Old Fort Park net Friday morning.
Last year, Sinha reached the Class 3A Girls’ Singles championship to face defending State champion Somer Henry of Brentwood. And just like in 2016, the title would come down to Sinha vs. Henry.
Despite a better performance from the Collierville standout, Henry was able to earn her third straight State championship 6-3, 6-2. Sinha left the court with her head held high as Collierville Coach Clay Mitchell declared, “She played much better than she did last year.”
“It feels great making it here for the second time,” Sinha said. “I at least wanted to do as well as I did last year. I feel really happy playing a good match in the final.”
Sinha’s path to Murfreesboro started in her own backyard taking on her teammate Sydney Harris in district and Region 8-3A play.
“In postseason play, I had to play my teammate, in district and Regionals both time to get here,” Sinha realled. “As far as here, this year I feel a lot more relaxed. I’ve been here before and everything is known to me. I could come here and do my own thing and just play tennis.”
Once Sinha stepped foot on the Old Fort Park courts she took care of business to set up a finals rematch with Henry.
Sinha cruised in Quarterfinal action beating Blackman’s Anna Mincey 6-0, 6-1. Next up was a Semifinal match up with Lainey Hill of Dobyns Bennett. Sinha advanced 6-3, 6-1.
With many years of success coming from Middle and East in tennis, Sinha was proud of her performances leading up to the championship round.
“There are more players coming up in the West,” she said. “It’s just going to get better from here on. It’s just going to be more inspiration for the people coming from middle school, even the ones early on in high school to do better and try to get this far as well.”
Mitchell said Sinha is just one of many good players in West Tennessee.
“Just more exposure and interest,” he said. “More pe

Collierville’s Sinha places in state

MURFREESBORO – It was not a case of déjà vu for Collierville Lady Dragon Sneha Sinha as she glared across the Old Fort Park net Friday morning. Last year Sinha reached the Class 3A Girls’ Singles championship to face defending State champion Somer Henry of Brentwood. And just like in 2016, the title would come […]

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Collierville Superintendent John Aitken moderates the 2017 CEF Trivia Night earlier this month.

Nearly $10K raised during Trivia Night

Collierville Education Foundation raised $9,649 as a result of the 2017 Teacher Trivia Night earlier this month. The event is an annual opportunity for teachers to gather together, participate in trivia and give back to CEF, a nonprofit organization that provides grants for Collierville Schools’ teachers. “CEF was created out of a love and respect […]

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TOWN OF COLLIERVILLE LEGAL NOTICES

    LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS The Town of Collierville Purchasing Division is requesting sealed bids on the following items: BID # TC2017-08 “RECYCLABLE MATERIAL HAULING” Complete bid packages are available from the Purchasing Division, 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN 38017, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interested parties may visit the […]

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86-year-old funeral home prepares to move

Collierville Funeral Home is planning to relocate from its current location of 86 years to a “quieter area” at the northwest corner of Winchester and Bailey Station Road near Central Church. The town’s Planning Commission will consider rezoning the desired new location this Thursday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. The new facility would not […]

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Collierville landmark named to National Registry

A Collierville landmark was among just eight sites in the state to be added to the National Register of Historic Places last week. The 176-year-old Charles Davis house on Winchester Road was selected, along with Rock of Ages Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Memphis. “As Tennessee grows, it is important to recognize the unique historic […]

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