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Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Haunted Halloween Treat

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By Brian Bloom Rory Mack and Steve Leet both looked at each other and smiled. Here, in a stereotypical subdivision cul-de-sac, was an anything but typical display. Surrounded by an array of home-made animatronics, tombstones, skeletons, spiders and about anything “Halloween” that the mind can imagine the two shared the all-knowing smile in answer to […]

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Bartlett Homecoming produces first win of the season

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By Cheri Thacker Maybe it was a lucky coin tossed into the air by Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell at last Friday night’s Bartlett Panther’s football game.  The toss landed in favor of the Ripley Tigers who deferred the kickoff but the final score saw the Panther’s bringing home their first win.  The 1965 Bartlett […]

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Traffic light study

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Traffic along Hwy 64 (Stage Road) in Bartlett may soon move smoother as work is beginning to synchronize traffic signals. “There has been a change in traffic patterns and, of course, the amount of traffic over the years,” City engineer Rick McClanahan said in a presentation to the Board of Aldermen Tuesday. For the past […]

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What happens to booster’s bucks if schools consolidate?

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By Brian Bloom Bartlett track and cross country coach Steve Sullivan was somber in discussing the possibility of suburban schools not being able to educate their own. “Where does the money go,” Sullivan asked rhetorically. “Nobody wants to tell us.” The money Sullivan speaks about are funds raised on the back of local schools PTA’s, […]

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School Editorial

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It should come as no surprise that Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton changed his mind about his support of the county-wide half cent sales tax increase. Wharton, after all, is ever the politician and when he was told the wind was blowing toward a popular vote in favor of the tax initiative from city voters, he […]

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Road construction

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Road construction is expected to begin soon on Elmore Park from Stage Road north to Yale, City Engineer Rick McClanahan told Bartlett aldermen Tuesday evening. The $728,835 surface transportation project will be paid with 80 percent federal funds. Lehman/Roberts of Memphis was the low bidder on the construction. Plans call for the repaving, and replacing […]

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Fall Season for Music @ Noon Series

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By Sue Griffith Coleman The Marguerite Francis Music @ Noon concert series, held at Bartlett United Methodist Church launched it’s fourth season on Wednesday, September 5, 2012, with an outstanding performer, John Nilsen, a pianist, guitarist, songwriter and recording artist from Portland, Oregon. He is one of the most successful recording artists in the Northwest. […]

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Arlington takes Craigmont

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By Daniel McCrosky Arlington head football coach Christ Wiley has always known that junior quarterback Hunter Sheffield has a powerful right arm. Able to make all the various throws in the complex Tiger aerial attack. What Wiley didn’t know is how he would respond in a varsity situation when things went wrong. Last Friday night […]

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60th Anniversary – Alfred and Betty Wilson

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On October 4, 1952, in Hernando, Mississippi, Alfred and Betty Wilson exchanged wedding vows. Al is from the Memphis area and Betty is from Decatur County, Tennessee. They live in Bartlett. They will be celebrating their anniversary with their four children, Michael A. Wilson and wife, Susan, Jill Wilson Hodges, Jeffrey F. Wilson and wife, […]

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Arlington, Bartlett and Bolton High Schools Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Giving Blood

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By Jennifer Stanley Gladstone For the tenth consecutive year, Lifeblood is hosting “Giving Together X” with Pfizer. Three area high schools, Arlington, Bartlett and Bolton, are working together to collect blood donations from Saturday, October 20, 2012 through Saturday, November 3, 2012. During that time, the schools work to collect as many blood donations as […]

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