Call us  Call Us (901) 433-9138

2850 Stage Village Cove No. 5
Bartlett, TN. 38134
Fax (901) 529-7687
News: bartlett.editor@journalinc.com
Advertising: vickie.clark@journalinc.com

 Subscribe in a reader

Monthly Archives: October 2014

Arlington celebrates 19th BBQ Fall Festival

Post Image

The 19th annual Arlington BBQ Fall Festival drew crowds with the delicious smell of barbecue wafting through the air on Oct. 17-18. ABOVE: Among the attendees was little Lily Jones, showing off the Halloween outfit her aunt made. BELOW: The All Star Ten Pin Porkers (Jennifer Sutton, Chris Sutton and Nick Hellums) were among the barbecue teams […]

Read More

Don’t look down

Post Image
Read More

Lunch workshop series to focus on business accounting, bookkeeping, planning

Post Image

MEMPHIS — Many small business owners do an excellent job of selling their products or services, but lack strong financial skills or don’t have sufficient back-office support for accounting, bookkeeping and business planning. That’s one reason why three local businesswomen are offering free quarterly “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” workshops, which will start Wednesday, Nov. […]

Read More

Legals for Oct. 30, 2014

City of Bartlett NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to the requirements of the State of Tennessee and Ordinances of the City of Bartlett, Tennessee, the following is published and made known to all interested persons: The Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. in the Bartlett City […]

Read More

Teen theaters

Post Image

Last weekend’s local high school theater performances brought big action and big casts to two area stages. ABOVE: Arlington High School performs the preamble in “School House Rock.” BELOW: These are serious faces for seriously funny times in the dark comedy of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at Bartlett High School, featuring Heather Leslie, Bridgett Church, […]

Read More

2 charged in case of infant’s body found near Bartlett dumpster

Post Image

Two people have been charged in the case of a newborn’s body found near a chicken restaurant’s dumpster in Bartlett about a year ago. Kalandra Lacy, 22, gave birth in the bathroom of Gus’s Fried Chicken around the 36th week of her pregnancy. She is charged with abuse of a corpse. Michael Baines, 23, is […]

Read More

Oct. 31 concert to benefit cancer patient

Post Image

Four local rock bands will perform at an Oct. 31 concert to benefit a Bartlett resident who is fighting stage four cancer. Logan Sanders will be hosting the bands at his home, and all proceeds from the event will go toward this person’s bills. The address is 4349 Cedar Hills Road, Bartlett. Donations of any […]

Read More

Cordova school to host qualifier for history bee

Post Image

For the second straight year, First Assembly Christian School in Cordova will play host on Saturday, Nov. 1, to the West Tennessee History Bee and Bowl. With as many as 25 teams coming from throughout the Memphis metropolitan area and beyond, the FACS contest is expected to be one of the largest in the nation. National […]

Read More

St. Benedict surges in second quarter to beat Cordova 34-19

Post Image

Joey Magnifico lived up to his name Friday night. Playing on Senior Night, Magnifico, a 6-4, 230-pound senior wide receiver and linebacker, scored all four St. Benedict touchdowns, had a team-high 53 yards rushing, 97 yards receiving and made a 23-yard interception that led to a field goal in the Eagles’ 34-19 neighborhood rivalry win […]

Read More

Quilting group donates 1,000+ pillowcases

Post Image

Soft cotton fabric and thread, along with volunteered time, are warming the hearts of young people at Youth Villages. The Cotton Patchers Quilt Guild, which meets twice monthly at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, has pieced together more than 1,000 handmade pillowcases for the children since this spring. The program gives the children something bright and […]

Read More

BCS makes first $680K payment to Shelby County Schools

Post Image

The Bartlett City Schools District pulled out its checkbook to write a long stream of numbers this week. The first payment of $608,198 was due to Shelby County Schools as of Nov. 1, and the superintendent and school board ensured it would be delivered early. Teresa Winter, the chief financial officer (CFO) for Bartlett City […]

Read More

Signage, history blend in new Memphis book

Post Image

Memphis artist Rebecca Phillips and author Caitlin L. Horton have created a Memphis history book now available for purchase. “Memphis Type History: Signs and Stories from Just Around the Corner” combines local art and offbeat history. The book features 19 iconic Memphis signs that Phillips painted a few years ago as part of an art series. Horton […]

Read More