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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tigers maul Bartlett 39-0

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Bartlett’s student section wore the white out but Arlington’s defense pitched a shut out with a 39-0 win in District 14-AAA opening action Friday night. Tiger quarterback Hunter Sheffield completed 17 of 25 passes for 209 yards and Jo Jo Stevenson added 116 all purpose yards as Arlington used five Panther turnovers to put the […]

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Bolton blasts Kingsbury for first win

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The Bolton Wildcats gave up two quick scores and then shut the door as they ran past Kingsbury 40-18 Friday night in District football opening action. Senior speedster Darian Nave went for 211 yards and junior DeVante Williams added 153 on 13 carries as Bolton’s linemen dominated in the trenches. “Offensively we were able to […]

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Tuna for Tuna

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Bolton High School seniors Noah Donald, left, and Noah Gustafson perform the funeral scene of Bolton High School’s production of Greater Tuna. The school partnered with the Mid-South Food Bank in a canned food drive called Tuna for Tuna. Both students played the part of 10 separate characters in the day in the life of […]

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Aldermen mull music fest proposal

Five bands, including a pair of Memphis-area headliners are expected to anchor an all star lineup in an inaugural Bartlett Station Commission Music Festival, slated for Oct. 19. “We wanted to put on an event to bring more acknowledgment to the Bartlett Station area,” commission subcommittee Chairperson Melissa Barre’ said. “There is so much going […]

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City ranks third in sales tax revenue

Sales tax revenue in Bartlett for the 2012-2013 fiscal year was near the middle of the pack among Shelby County cities. According to data from Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir, the city generated more than $8.5 million in sales tax revenue from July 2012 to June 2013, the third most among the county’s seven municipalities. […]

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Cop hurt, suspect shot at Walmart

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It wasn’t a typical Friday afternoon at Walmart. Or for that matter, a typical crime for an officer to be hit by a car and a shoplifting suspect shot, said Bartlett Police Capt. Marlon Jones. “The incident is definitely isolated, but it is very unusual (for Bartlett),” said Jones, who acts as the communications officer […]

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Theater group in second season at BPACC

In its second year as Bartlett’s only professional theater group, the Bartlett Repertory Co. is expanding its reach in the community as it plans for two classic shows. In its first show of the year, the group of professional artists, educators and actors will put on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “A Streetcar Named Desire.” The […]

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Lakeland’s past, present compete to oversee its future

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