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Daily Archives: January 21, 2013

Goodbye Mr. Poe

By Brian Bloom Regional Manager It was a thunder-filled day as my then seventh-grade teacher Max Poe ushered me out of his classroom to the “chair”. Located on the edge of a vacuous study hall, the chair was Mr. Poe’s one-on-one space where teacher and student could be free of classroom constraints. Lightening flashed across […]

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An Asterisk to Dave Barry’s column

By Cheri Thacker I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, only this time while sober.  I want to be Dave Barry—without the man parts.  As a new writer, I kept hearing over and over in my head the mantra “write what you know.”  Actually, it was Chief repeating it over and over in […]

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New Fitness Class in Lakeland

A Fusion Fitness Class will be run by Sherri Gallick, an AFAA Certified Instructor, will be incorporating aerobics, yoga, and Pilates into her classes. Goals are to improve stability, strength, balance, agility, and endurance. Classes are Monday & Friday 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday 8 -9:00 a.m. at the IH Clubhouse, located at 4523 […]

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SCSO makes arrest in embezzlement case

A store manager at the Kroger store located in Arlington advised that a female employee had stolen $1400 dollars in cash from her assigned cash register on November 4th and 5th 2012. During the investigation, the loss prevention manager advised the store manager about a shortage of $900 and $500 dollars on separate days from […]

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Police reports for 12-31-12 thru 01-06-13

THEFT (SHOPLIFTING)-Officers were called to the 5900 block of Stage Road regarding a theft complaint. The complainant stated that a male took a phone from the store without paying for it. INTIMIDATION-Officers were called to the 2900 block of Kate Bond regarding harassing phone calls. The complainant stated that an individual has been calling and […]

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Hundreds expected in largest youth wrestling tourney in country

The Arlington Youth Wrestling program will be hosting one of the largest youth wrestling tournaments in Shelby County wrestling history January 26 at Hope Presbyterian Church in Cordova. According to organizer Chris Nettleton, more than 350 wrestling families are expected to attend from as far away as East Tennessee’s District One as well as neighboring […]

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Bartlett falls late to FCA

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  By Brian Bloom Regional Manager The FCA Nighthawks used an 11-0 fourth quarter run to wipe out a 56-47 deficit and drop Bartlett 68-65 Friday night. Coach Anthony Smith’s squad went three minutes without a bucket to start the fourth and could never pull closer to one as FCA repeatedly used Bartlett’s aggressive defense […]

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Bartlett girls fall to FCA

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By Brian Bloom Regional Manager Elizabeth Williams scored her only two points at the 3:56 point in the second quarter. Unfortunately for Bartlett, it was the only basket the lady Panthers would make in the eight-minute stanza as they stumbled to FCA 58-39 Friday night. Bartlett’s cold quarter unraveled a strong start for coach Lynn […]

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Carr, Smith graduates from basic training

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Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Colton C. Carr graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn […]

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Softballers learn the gift of giving

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By Brian Bloom Regional Manager Lady Panthers wrap gifts for Lebonheur Hospital patients For Bartlett Softball Coach Katie Maroon, team building comes in a number of ways. “We were talking at a parents meeting about how we wanted the girls understand what it feels like to give back,” Maroon said about her team’s December program. […]

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