At-a-Glance for June 23, 2016

Ex-teacher gets 3 months in jail for statutory rape

Latorrence Bivens
Latorrence Bivens

Former Bolton High School math teacher LaTorrence Bivens, 31, has pleaded guilty to the 2013 aggravated statutory rape of a teenager.

It was announced Tuesday that he has been sentenced to 90 days and will be on probation for three years.

He was reportedly in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student at his apartment in Memphis during January through April 2013.

Fireworks, food and fun come to Arlington

graphics-fireworks-432653Arlington will hosts its Star Spangled Spectacular on Saturday, June 25, at the Arlington Sports Complex on Memphis-Arlington Road.

The event will be 6-9:30 p.m. with the fireworks starting around 9:15 p.m. Sunday, June 26, is the rain date. Featured attractions include live music by the Eric Hughes Band, family fun, food and more. For updates, follow “ArlingtonFireworks” on Facebook or email

History column on brief hiatus

The weekly column about Bartlett’s historic figures, families, organizations and buildings does not run this week. It will return on June 30.