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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Bolton falls to Collierville

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Forty-eight hours after Bolton High School fell to Collierville 49-17 in their season opener, Wildcat coach Tommy Miller remained optimistic. “At this point in the season they (Collierville) are better than we are,” Miller said. “But when you look at the film you see that we did a lot of good things. Our inexperience showed […]

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Panthers lose home opener

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Six turnovers and untimely penalties were too much for the offensively-challenged Panthers to overcome as they fell 9-7 to Wooddale Friday night in their season opener. “Once again we were our own worst enemy,” first year Bartlett Coach Jeff McFerran said. “We’re not good enough to overcome six turnovers and those first down penalties offensively […]

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Pigskin Pride

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A young fan holds a sign cheering on the Bartlett High School football team on the first night of the season throughout the Mid-South. The Panthers eventually lost the game 9-7 to Wooddale. Bartlett will host Douglass Friday night at 7 p.m. Douglass is coming off a 53-12 loss to Craigmont. Photo by Theron Malone

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Five hope for two Lakeland seats

  With varying answers and approaches on nearly every issue, candidates for Lakeland Commissioner showed incredibly diverse ideas and backgrounds as they responded this week to questions posed by The Bartlett Express. Of the five candidates running for two at-large seats in the Sept. 19 election, four are either incumbents or have previous experience on […]

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Family talks about feelings, challenges following teacher’s cancer diagnosis

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  Editor’s note: This is the fourth 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. “What’s today’s date?” asked Robert Young, as he reached for a calendar on a side table near his living room sofa. […]

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Paralyzed teen asks community for help getting a van

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Like any teenager going off to college, Danielle Troup wants to be able to drive herself to school. But driving is something Danielle doesn’t take for granted. Paralyzed from the waist down and with limited movement in her right hand, the 2013 Arlington High School grad needs special equipment on a van to get herself […]

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‘Club’ sports still OK, unified district says

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A policy that affects middle school sports in some schools has had coaches worried, but the Shelby County School district said it believes all current “club” sports will be able to use the district’s facilities. “While the specific circumstances may vary from school to school and program to program across the district, in no case […]

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Assessment test scores rise in Bartlett High School

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Bartlett High School teachers have improved significantly over the past year, according to a scale that relates to student performance on state assessment tests. Of the 42 teachers whose students took the exam, 11 of them are rated at a Level 5 based on their students’ scores during the 2012-2013 school year. That’s up from […]

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Group plans new assisted living facility in Bartlett

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Bartlett Board of Aldermen was expected to take the first step Tuesday evening in approving the largest construction project in the city this year. Ford Hospitality Group is requesting a variance and a rezoning for a 67-bed assisted living facility on Hwy. 70 and Summerdale. The facility, named Culpepper Place-Bartlett, is the second built in […]

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City of Bartlett

City of Bartlett City Owned & Seized Assets Internet Auction www.govdeals.com Thursday August 15th ñ Monday August 26th 2000 Ford Crown Vic, 2000 Explorer, 97 Chevy Suburban, 08 Chevy Cobalt, 91 Toyota Corolla, 99 LeSabre, 01 Chevy Impala, 2000 Chevy Silverado, 97 Ford Ranger, (2) 2007 Woods Finishing Mowers, (3) Sony PlayStation 3ís, Xbox 360, […]

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City of Bartlett

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 Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Bartlett City Hall, Assembly Chamber, 6400 Stage Road. Game Xchange, 6832 and 6836 Stage Road, Bartlett, is requesting approval […]

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City of Bartlett

City of Bartlett NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Bartlett Planning Commission will consider the following request at the Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at Bartlett City Hall, Assembly Chamber. Mark Underwood, Property Solutions, Planning Consultant, is requesting ìPlanned Development Approvalî to amend the conditions […]

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