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Monthly Archives: November 2014

50th anniversary: Bill and Barbara Smith

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Bill and Barbara Smith of Bartlett observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. They celebrated with their two children, Shawn Smith of Tallahassee, Fla., and Melissa Paulson of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; two grandchildren, Joshua Edge of Baton Rouge, La., and Alaina Paulson of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; along with friends and extended family. […]

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Legals for Nov. 27, 2014

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City of Bartlett NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Board of Zoning Appeals will meet in the Assembly Chamber at Bartlett City Hall on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. for a hearing to consider the following request: Tommy and Jimmie Campbell, 3031 Cotulla Cove, Bartlett, are requesting a variance from the minimum side yard […]

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Ready, aim … turkey time!

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Paper targets draw fire at Singleton Center. Children and adults armed with BB guns and faith in their aim participated in last weekend’s Turkey Shoot at Singleton Community Center in Bartlett. The cost to participate was $1 for five shots. The Bartlett Parks and Recreation Department, which sponsored the event, sold close to 700 targets. […]

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ACS reviews budget for repairs, new field house

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At the Nov. 20 special-called work session, the Arlington Community Schools (ACS) board looked at a capital improvements funding agreement with Shelby County Schools. Funds would be used within 24 months of the agreement at: Arlington Elementary School for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) replacement ($300,000), cafeteria/ kitchen re-roofing ($40,000) and HVAC controls ($88,000) […]

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At a Glance for Nov. 27, 2014

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Tom Clancy’s co-author to talk and sign at B&N Dec. 2. Fans of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series are invited to join author Mark Greaney at Barnes & Noble Wolfchase on Dec. 2, the debut day for the latest book in the series: “Full Force and Effect.” Greaney, who has co-authored three of Clancy’s No. 1 New […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Nov. 17-23, 2014

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Court Street walker robbed at gunpoint. An armed robbery, costly break-ins and a dog bite rounded out the weekly report from the Bartlett Police Department (BPD) for Nov. 17-23, 2014. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for stolen/damaged items. These […]

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Shelby County mayor reads to new pre-K class

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Greenline to extend 4 miles to Cordova

Details have been worked out to extend the Greenline another four miles, from east Memphis to Cordova. The Shelby County Public Works Division negotiated a contract with CSX Railroad to purchase the deserted railroad right-of-way from Farm Road to the old Cordova train station on B Street. “This is another significant step to provide our […]

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Cheer champions

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Saint Francis-Bartlett scores ‘A’ on safety

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Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis and Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett have been honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Scores by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital industry watchdog whose board members include FedEx Corporation and Memphis Business Group on Health. The Leapfrog Group’s nine-member Blue Ribbon Expert Panel uses 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to […]

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Colleagues, family, friends support Team Noah

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When Bailey Station Elementary School teacher Cindy Schepman asked her colleagues to support her family in a worthy cause this month, she already knew how they felt about it. For the past two years, her BSE colleagues had been sharing her fears and joys about Noah, her 17-month-old grandson. Noah was born with spina bifida, […]

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Lakeland’s census could add $80K annually

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The City of Lakeland is conducting a special census that could increase the city’s revenue by an estimated $80,000 annually. The census will help the city by adding all the new arrivals in Lakeland since the 2010 census. State Shared Tax revenues sent to the City of Lakeland each year are determined by the official […]

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