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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Letters to Santa

  Dear Santa Your elves are funny and silly I hope your doing well. I wish for Spiderman toys and toys for baby brother. Layne Ray   Dear Santa Can I please get a DS? And thank you for you for sending us a elf on the shelf. He is so fun to find! Hannah […]

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Donerson named Chamber Chairman

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The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their 2013 Chairman of the Board, Natasha Donerson, as well as their 2013-2015 Board of Directors:   Mark Ballard, Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens Tim Carroll, Sterling Ledger, LLC Brandon Holley, Lawn Solutions Joe Incardona, Media Source Kelly Shepherd, Tennant Quality Printing Holli Weatherington, […]

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All I want is….

By Brian Bloom Regional Manager What an extraordinary confluence of thought this week as I went from reading and typing hundreds of elementary children’s letters to Santa with the horror that hit us all in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. There are no words to describe the pain and anguish that […]

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No more complaints – After Friday

By Cheri Thacker I recently complained that the crumb snatchers have reached the age where they aren’t fun to buy Christmas for anymore.  You know how teenagers are—I need the latest, greatest. This, for our household, means that’s about all you get.  But after Friday, I’m thankful that I still have them to buy for. […]

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Obits: December 20

Danny R. Washburn, 63, Chauffeur for Tennessee Limo Service, died at home on  Dec. 1,2012.  Visitation was held from 5-7:30 p.m. on  Dec. 3.  Services were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 4, both at the Bartlett Event Center, 5785 Stage Rd., next door to Bartlett Funeral Home. Burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery in Waverly, Tenn.  […]

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Larry Hilbun named Lifeblood board chair

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Larry Hilbun has been named chairman of the Lifeblood board of directors.  Prior to his selection as chairman, Hilbun has served Lifeblood in a number of roles including vice chairman and secretary of the board, as well as chairman of the Bartlett/Arlington/Lakeland volunteer donor council. A US Army veteran, he has received numerous awards for […]

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Lifeblood honors volunteers

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Lifeblood and the Bartlett, Arlington and Lakeland Donor Council recognized its 2012 group and individual volunteers at a holiday reception on December 13. Bartlett High School teacher Sharon Drewry was named Volunteer of the Year for her exceptional work organizing student blood drives at the school. Brother International received the Group Achievement Award for employers […]

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Robinwood opens its doors Jan. 1

Robinwood Retirement Opens Its Doors January 1   Bartlett’s newest retirement community – Robinwood Retirement – will open its doors to residents on Jan. 1, 2013. Robinwood is located at 2795 Kirby Whitten Parkway. Tours are available to the public.   Robinwood, an independent living retirement community for people ages 55+, offers one, two, and […]

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Bruno’s host ribbon cutting

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Ribbon Cutting at Bruno’s Italian Restaurant in Bartlett Staff, board members and ambassadors from the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) gathered at the new Bruno’s Italian Restaurant – in the old Pig N’ Whistle building – at 2740 Bartlett Road in Bartlett Dec. 10 The ceremonial ribbon was cut by owners Marvin Mims and […]

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Alderman approve police dog and trucks

By Brian Bloom Regional Manager The Bartlett Police Department will receive a new law enforcement dog and get instructor certified at the same time. The Bartlett Board of Aldermen approved $18,244 for the department to obtain a new dog and have an officer obtain certification to train other dog handlers fro Cobra Canine in Chesapeake, […]

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