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Monthly Archives: January 2014

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The Bartlett Express welcomes your story or photo submissions or news about upcoming events. E-mails received after noon on Monday will be eligible to run in the following week’s newspaper. Those interested in making a submission should email The Bartlett Express editor or call (901) 433-9138.

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Trojans topple Panthers

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Instead of thinking about the Kingsbury game from a few days earlier, Millington Trojan Jordan Browning was thinking “Win” during the closing moments against the Bartlett Panthers. The senior guard wanted one more shot Friday night in the William Osteen Gymnasium, with the Millington faithful nervously watching a 17-point first half lead evaporate into a […]

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Jan. 30 Legals

City of Bartlett City Owned & Seized Assets Internet Auction www.govdeals.com Thursday, Jan. 30th – Monday, Feb. 10th 94 Ford F-150, 97 Ford F-250, 99 Ford Ranger, 99 Ford F-150, 96 Crown Vic, 94 Plymouth, 02 Tahoe, 99 Chrysler 300, Adidas Crazy 8 shoes, Sperry Top-Sider Shoes City of Bartlett LEGAL NOTICE Pursuant to the […]

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Back in Bartlett for Jan. 30, 2014

35 years ago Petitioners against housing development About 850 Bartlett homeowners signed petitions presented to Mayor Oscar T. Yates this week (Jan. 25, 1979), objecting to a proposed subsidized housing project at Raleigh-LaGrange and Sycamore View just outside the city limits. Over 1,000 names also reportedly appear on similar petitions presented by Shelby County residents […]

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Hold off on congratulating our Congress

By Lee H. Hamilton Guest columnist Now that Congress has its immense, $1.1 trillion bipartisan funding bill in hand, Capitol Hill is breathing easier. They ended the specter of a government shutdown for the moment, and funded the federal budget for most of the year. The media has been commending Congress for finally doing its […]

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Ditch excuses for trashing environment

By Pettus L. Read Tenn. Farm Bureau I have heard all of my life that cleanliness is next to godliness. Those words have often been spoken by grandmothers, teachers, parents and just about anybody who has attempted to get a kid to clean up his act or at least wash his hands before he eats. […]

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Pithy sayings capture wit and wisdom

By Robert McGowan Columnist The following quotes are a few I have selected from a book titled, “The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Said,” copyright by Robert Byrne. I thought you would be interested in the following, for your own references. (I will omit quotes.) Life is like playing a violin in public and learning […]

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SCSO arrests youth in DQ robberies

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 17-year-old in connection with armed robberies on Jan. 13-14 at the Dairy Queen restaurant on the 2400 block of Hacks Cross. Two victims said they were ordering food in the drive-thru lane, and a black man approached them, wearing dark clothes and a ski mask and carrying […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Jan. 20-26, 2014

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The Bartlett Police Department reported the following activities for the period of Jan. 20-26: Simply the Best Cleaners: While on routine patrol around 2:02 a.m. on Jan. 20, the officer observed a shattered glass sliding door at Simply the Best Cleaners. Officers cleared the building and did not find any suspects. The cleaners recently went […]

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At a Glance for Jan. 30

Shade gardening lecture slated for Feb. 1 Interested in shade gardening? On Feb. 1, come to the second in a six-lecture series, “Bartlett Gardening University.” The presentation will be by Anne Krekelberg, immediate past president of the Memphis Area Master Gardeners. The talk will be at 2:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Bartlett Library, 5884 […]

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Fiery pet rescue burns Bartlett woman

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Friends and family begin repairing destroyed room By Carolyn Bahm Express Editor Going back into her blazing bedroom for her pet was Melody Slaughter’s second mistake on Jan. 21. Falling asleep smoking – the likely cause of her bedroom’s destruction – was probably the first. Her mother, Tobey Slaughter, said her daughter dashed into her room, […]

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Bartlett cemetery owner bonds out

Witnesses report grisly scenarios of smashed caskets Staff reports Long yellow streamers of crime scene tape still blocked entrances to Galilee Memorial Gardens in Bartlett on Monday, when the owner bonded out of jail. Cemetery operations remain shut down because of a temporary restraining order. A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office patrol car was parked just […]

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