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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Stark rejoins BHS football program

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The Panther’s 6 a.m. workouts on the football field at the “Real BHS” have the look and feel of a different time in Bartlett High School’s history. After 15 years away, football coach Mike Stark has made a volunteer re-appearance as the defensive line/strength and conditioning coordinator for head coach Jeff McFerran’s 2013 Bartlett Varsity […]

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Lawsuit remains thorn for districts

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The City of Bartlett is moving forward on its plans for a community school despite a pending case in federal court. City attorney Ed McKinney said Monday that an issue regarding equal protection under the U.S. Constitution’s 14th amendment has not been resolved. A federal judge stayed the case several months ago after he ruled […]

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Reaves eyes county seat

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Citing the need to bring an understanding of education to its board, David Reaves has thrown his hat in the ring for a 2014 Shelby County commissioner’s seat. “It’s important for the (new suburban) districts that there is someone on the commission who understand education and funding,” said Reaves, a sitting Shelby County Schools board […]

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Community theater group plans dinner show

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A community theater group is hoping a throw-back event with a modern twist will help them to survive. The group Bartlett Community Theatre in conjunction with St. Ann’s Catholic Church will hold a dinner theater event in October. Group leader Paul Webb said it’s an event with many firsts attached, including the first time the […]

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City of Bartlett Public Notice

City of Bartlett PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Bartlett will conduct a public meeting to receive comment concerning the City of Bartlett’s National Pollution Discharge Elimination System General Permit for discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems annual report. The meeting will be held immediately after the Planning Commission meeting at the following address […]

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Public Notice Shelby County Department of Housing

PUBLIC NOTICE SHELBY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING CLIENT ENROLLMENT FOR REHABILITATION SERVICES The Shelby County Department of Housing officially announces that it its accepting applications from eligible applicants for rehabilitation services during Shelby Countyís 2013 Fiscal Year that runs from July 1, 2013ñ June 30, 2014.  Assistance under Shelby Countyís Rehabilitation Programs is available to […]

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City of Bartlett Notice of Public Hearing

City of Bartlett NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Bartlett Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing to consider the following request at the Planning Commission meeting on Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Bartlett City Hall, in the Assembly Chamber. Michael Rogers, Fisher & Arnold, Inc., is requesting a special use permit to […]

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City of Bartlett Notice of Public Hearing

City of Bartlett NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Bartlett Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing to consider the following request at the Planning Commission meeting on Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Bartlett City Hall, in the Assembly Chamber. Michael Rogers, Fisher & Arnold, Inc., is requesting approval to rezone parcel B0158 […]

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Part 2: Signs of hope

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Editor’s note: This is the third part of an occasional series on Dianne Young, the Bolton High School yearbook sponsor who learned in April that she has a rare form of brain cancer. It was the news Dianne Young was hoping for. On the morning of July 8, the mother of two returned to the […]

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Commissioners vie for lower taxes

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The future of a proposed Shelby County tax rate and its already approved budget should become clearer during meetings this week. The county commissioners’ budget and finance committee was scheduled to meet Wednesday. It’s the first time the committee will have come together as a group since the board as a whole struck down July […]

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City getting partial refund for July 4 fireworks

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The Fourth fireworks flop is going to be OK after all. High Tech Special Events isn’t going to hold the city of Bartlett to all of its $18,000 price tag for the hour delay and abbreviated display during the city’s annual fireworks festival. Instead, the company’s owner, Randy Blast, is cutting $3,500 from its bill. […]

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