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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Going the Distance

Collierville Town Hall was brimming with state and local leaders Friday morning for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the final segment of Tenn. 385. The new segment is named for former Tennessee Governor Winfield Dunn, who lived in Shelby County when elected governor in 1970. Among those in attendance Friday were Sen. Mark Norris, Sen. […]

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Lady Wildcats down Germantown

The Bolton girls’ basketball team beat Germantown 62-47 Friday night on the road. The Lady Wildcats used a 19-point second quarter to run away from the 2-2 Lady Red Devils. Bolton took a 33-20 lead into halftime and never looked back. Bolton’s Charity Savage led all players with 19 points in the contest. Kayla Bolden […]

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Thankful for the right to be unthankful

Rick Jacobs

By Rick Jacobs Thanksgiving is upon us. Again. I understand the idea behind it. This is the day when everyone gathers with family and loved ones to celebrate their blessings by eating until we’re barely able to walk. We do this on the fourth Thursday of every November. On the fourth Friday, we convert the […]

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Panthers fall to Mustangs

The Bartlett Panthers fell to 1-1 on the season Friday night after losing to Houston 59-34 on the road. The Panthers hung with the Mustangs in the first half and went into halftime down only six points. However, Houston used a 18-7 run in the third quarter to pull away from Bartlett for good. The […]

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Bolton beats Germantown

The Bolton boys’ basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season Friday on the road after defeating Germantown 79-68. The Wildcats will compete in the Ridgeway High School Thanksgiving Classic during the holidays before playing at Collierville on Dec. 3. ABOVE: Bolton senior guard Trebor Jackson attempts to block Germantown senior Jake Miller’s shot. 

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Creating ‘CHATTER’

Students in the Bartlett Performing Arts Conference Center TheaterKids program recently joined with Memphis-based Chatterbox Audio Theater for four live performances of Alice in Wonderland at BPACC. Students used myriad devices to create sound effects for the audio-centric show.

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Bartlett poet to take spotlight at Neshoba Church

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By Carolyn Bahm David Gale Wright has been writing verses since his earliest memories, and the Bartlett poet will be featured at this month’s Neshoba Coffee House on Dec. 4. Writers, poets, musicians, and other creative people perform for small crowds at the recurring event. It is hosted the first Wednesday of each month at […]

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Bartlett native tours with Broadway musical

By Carolyn Bahm  Bartlett’s own Angela Marie Smith will be making a joyful noise Dec. 3-8 at the Orpheum Theater in the Broadway tour for “Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy.” As a coloratura soprano with a three-octave range, she has earned an ensemble/partial swing role, which means she covers for the entire ensemble of […]

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Without sorrow, there is no joy

By Rick Jacobs A few weeks ago a fundraiser was held for my sister, Becky. For those who don’t know, she is in the fight of her life, for her life, against cancer. This has been, far and away, the most difficult life-challenge my family has ever had to face. And, naturally, thoughts and questions […]

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Saint Francis most recent target of BlueCross network disruption

By Jeremy Clark As a local healthcare leader providing care for the people in our community, Saint Francis embraces and enjoys many partnerships that make our mission possible. Some of these include working with other healthcare companies and some are simply with local individuals who advocate for what we provide our community. Regardless of their […]

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Panthers use late surge to pull away from FCA

The Bartlett boys’ basketball team turned on the afterburners when they needed to Monday night at home to pull away from a pesky FCA team and earn a 70-52 win. The Nighthawks kept the game close for the first half of the contest. However, the Panthers outscored FCA 39-23 in the second half thanks in […]

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Lady Panthers lose home opener

The Bartlett Lady Panthers fell to the FCA Nighthawks 57-52 Monday night at home in their first game of the season. The Nighthawks jumped on Bartlett early, taking a 14-12 lead into the second quarter. However, the Lady Panthers answered with 15 points in the second to take a 27-25 lead into halftime. Both teams […]

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