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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Bartlett expanded from Courthouse School to Nicholas Blackwell High School

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Editor’s note: This series will run weekly throughout 2016 to highlight Bartlett’s history in honor of its 150th anniversary this year.  Last week’s column talked about the private schools in Bartlett in the 1860s and 1870s. At that time there was no public school system, but in 1873 the Tennessee Legislature passed an act “to […]

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Seeing Red at I.H. Park

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Seeing Red kept the music flowing at the Lakeland Amphitheater’s last concert of the season Saturday night. The city’s newly renovated amphitheater has terraces that slope gently down to the new stage, making room for families to roll out their blankets or set up their folding chairs and enjoy a balmy evening lakeside at I.H. […]

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AHS performs ‘Matchmaker’

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Bartlett, surrounding area announce Halloween events

Enjoy the following events this weekend! If your organization’s Memphis-area event is not listed below, please add it in the comments. Oct. 28 Kroctoberfest in Memphis: Join in an evening of fall fun with costume parades, carnival-style games, crafts, and trick-or-treating Oct. 28 at the Kroc Center Memphis (800 E. Parkway, Memphis). The free Kroctoberfest […]

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Lady Panthers defeat Arlington for 7-AAA regional championship

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Arlington defeats Bartlett 53-28

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Bartlett Police reports for Oct. 17-21, 2016

The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for Oct. 17-21. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. 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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Saint Francis-Bartlett gathers its celebrating NICU families

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Several hundred children, ranging in age from less than a year to 12 years old, attended the Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) reunion on Saturday. The reunion brought together nurses, doctors and other caregivers with the babies they once cared for at Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett. “It’s exciting to see so many familiar […]

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At a Glance for Oct. 27, 2016

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Exercise the right to cast vote early Early voting is underway, and people are flocking to the polls. Vote now through Nov. 3 to beat the Election Day crowds. See locations, dates and times online at shelbyvote.com. Bartlett offers fall festivities, comedy,song workshopping on Oct. 29 Looking for a fun fall festival or Trunk-or-Treat in […]

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Lakeland steps closer to $375M Lake District

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Lakeland’s mayor and Board of Commissioners progressed with the long-anticipated $375 million Lake District development at a special-called board meeting Monday night. Their approval of an Industrial Development Board (IDB) resolution included approval for an economic impact plan and a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) plan critical to the project. The Oct. 24 meeting was unusual […]

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Fall festival fun at AHS

Arlington High School was the site Saturday for a fall festival benefiting Shepherd’s Haven, a ministry to adults with special needs. The event drew families to enjoy hot air balloon rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, a craft sale, pony rides, laser tag, other games and food vendors. Children were invited to wear their Halloween costumes […]

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Bartlett, Arlington, Bolton high schools celebrate 14 years of giving blood

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This year marks the 14th “Giving Together” program hosted by Lifeblood. Through the program, Arlington, Bartlett and Bolton high schools are working together to collect blood donations through Nov. 5. The drive began Oct. 22. During that time, the schools strive to collect as many blood donations as possible through a combination of individual donors […]

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