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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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Germantown works to help fund Veterans Home

With more than 3,500 estimated U.S. veterans currently living in Germantown, city officials are making sure that those who served their country are afforded the benefits they deserve. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen recently approved a $50,000 “matching grant” to fund the future West Tennessee Veterans Home. The donation is contingent on Germantown residents […]

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‘Catch’ A Show

The Collierville High School Fine Arts Department will present Catch Me If You Can: The Musical from April 5-8 at the Draco Playhouse. Show times are 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, email cluter@colliervilleschools.org or lsalter@colliervilleschools.org. PICTURED: First row, from left, are Teyah Young, Carol-Ann Land, […]

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Metal roof planned for gazebo on Town Square

The centerpiece of Collierville’s Historic Town Square could soon get a new look. The town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen will vote Monday night to approve a $14,827 construction contract to replace the cedar shingle roof on the 23-year-old Town Square Gazebo with a new, more durable metal roof. Roof replacement is the last phase […]

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Rees’ walk-off gives Collierville victory over Montgomery Central

It came down to the wire on Saturday, with Collierville (11-1) taking victory on a dramatic walk-off single in the late innings that sealed their victory over Montgomery Central. The game was tied at 12 with Collierville batting in the bottom of the seventh when Carson Rees singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run. […]

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Family owned hardware store sticks to roots, takes pride in service

Germantown Hardware and Paint has been open for less than two decades but the store’s owners continue to take a long-established approach to business by concentrating on top of the line products and hands-on customer service. “We focus on having everything that a true hardware store should have,” said owner Justin Wagner, “and more.” The […]

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