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Monthly Archives: November 2015

All-Southwest choirs make a joyful noise at Nov. 21 concert

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Bartlett, Arlington, Lakeland and Bolton students were among the performers who sang their hearts out Saturday at the 2015 All Southwest junior and senior high choir concerts. The event, held at Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, featured two of the top honor choirs in the state performing 2-5 p.m. The Junior High Honor Choir Clinician […]

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Dragons fall 65-45 to Arlington

Collierville's Tay Morris tries to swat Ray Price's shot Tuesday night. Photo by Kevin Lewter

The Collierville Dragons fell to Arlington 65-45 Tuesday night at home. Arlington senior Nathan Hoover led all scorers with 21 points. Tay Morris and Seena Ghelichkhani paced the Dragons with 13 and 12 points, respectively. Both teams traded baskets in the first quarter. However, the Tigers used a 20-9 run in the second quarter to pull […]

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Arlington hands Lady Dragons their first loss

Arlington's Raegyn Branch with the left handed hook over Collierville's Destiny Shaw. Photo by Kevin Lewter

Lauren Taylor’s 16 points weren’t enough Tuesday night to keep Collierville’s 3-0 record intact as the Lady Dragons fell to Arlington 54-39 at home. Raegyn Branch paced the Lady Tigers with 13 points and Ashley Lee and Callie McMorran each chipped in 11 points. Despite being down 13-9 at the end of the first quarter, […]

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At a Glance for Nov. 26, 2015

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Bartlett shortens usual route for Dec. 5 parade Get out your lawn chairs, hot cocoa and warm jackets, because Bartlett will have its Christmas parade at 4 p.m. Dec. 5. This year’s theme is “The Magic of Christmas,” and the route is shorter. Floats and marching groups will move along Stage Road between Elmore Park […]

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Winners named for Singleton turkey shoot

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Bartlett brought its ambitious young and old sharpshooters to the Singleton Community Center Saturday for the annual Turkey Shoot. The event, held anually, features paper targets mounted on bales of hay inside the Singletom Gymnasion. Participants paid $1 for five shots. The following people placed tops in their age categories for the popular Thanksgiving event. Ages […]

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SCSO reports rest of Lakeland’s October incidents

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reported the following incidents in Lakeland during the second half of October. See the Nov. 19 issue of The Bartlett Express for incidents earlier in the month. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Nov. 16-19, 2015

An armed robbery at CVS pharmacy led the reports from the Bartlett Police Department (BPD) for the period of Nov. 16-19. Other incidents included thefts and aggravated burglary. Most of the vehicles targeted for thefts were left unlocked. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not necessarily reflect all […]

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BBB warns of Medicare ‘Open Enrollment’ scam

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The Better Business Bureaum (BBB) of the MidSouth in Memphis is passing on a warning from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about Medicare open enrollment scams. The open enrollment period does run through Dec. 7, but beware of scams such as these: Someone calls and says you must join their prescription plan or you’ll lose […]

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Outwit ‘porch pirates’ on holiday shipping

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Home deliveries are vulnerable to neighborhood predators. Online shopping has made life easier for consumers, especially during the holidays, but it’s also created more opportunities for “porch pirates,” the thieves who prey on parcels left at your door. Many porch pirates are low tech, simply cruising neighborhoods where they know deliveries are taking place and […]

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Lakeland gives warm welcome to an expanded fitness facility

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Daisy Troop gathers for celebration

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Daisy Troop 13456 from St. Mary’s Episcopal School in East Memphis recently met for a celebration at the home of Esme and Thea Larschan of Eads. The girls are all in Senior Kindergarten at St. Mary’s and are second-year Daisies this year. For more information on Girl Scout troops for all ages, call (800) 624-4185 […]

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New legislation could stop Common Core in its tracks

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The winners last week were 50 million children and 3.4 million teachers in 100,000 public schools. That’s because the House and Senate conference committee were able to agree to a framework that would restore to states, communities and teachers the responsibility for improving student achievement. Earlier this year, the Senate passed the Every Child Achieves […]

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