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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Consumer alert: Recent recalls and warnings

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  Editor’s note: This web page lists recent recalls, warnings or other product alerts that are relevant to our readers. Voluntary recall of Trader Joe’s Unsweetened Apple Sauces because of potential presence of glass pieces Manzana Products Co. Inc. is voluntarily recalling three different types of Trader Joe’s Unsweetened Apple Sauces due to the potential presence of glass pieces. […]

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‘Living on Purpose’: Enjoying the abundant life at any age

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Editor’s note: “Living on Purpose” is a Kentucky-based religious column provided free to the Bartlett Express. We also welcome local columns with similarly universal messages; send your submissions to carolyn.bahm@journalinc.com. We are all growing older. Thanks a lot, right? I realize that many will think this is not a very optimistic or positive thought, but […]

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Five heavily-traveled Shelby County bridges rated among TN’s most structurally deficient

Shelby County has five of the state’s most heavily traveled bridges rated as “structurally deficient.” Nearly 463,000 vehicles cross them daily. With the exception of one bridge, they all date from the 1960s (the other is from 1936). The data comes from the latest American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) report, based on data […]

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Pickin’ up steam

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Old motel demolished

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Bartlett city board denies bright green signage for Walmart

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The Bartlett city board unanimously denied a Walmart petition about using “Outrageous Green” as part of signage background at the board’s Feb. 14 meeting. The decision applied to Walmart Neighborhood Market at 6520 Memphis Arlington Road. Terry Emerick, city director of planning and economic development, explained that in October the contractor received a stop-work order […]

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At a Glance for Feb. 23, 2017

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See what’s happening in our ‘Progress’ magazine for 2017 Look for the 40-page 2017 “Progress” magazine in this issue, showcasing growth in businesses and industry and highlighting some of the Mid-South’s citizens. Special tea in Bartlett to celebrate literacy with Miss Tennessee “Tea with Miss Tennessee” will celebrate literacy 2-3:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the […]

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Lady Tigers dominate in district championship game

Bartlett vs Arlington played at Bolton HS on Feb.21 2017.

Arlington team displaying their District Championship plaque.

Caitlyn Wilson and Lanetta Williams combined for 34 points Tuesday night as the Lady Tigers dominated Bartlett in a 74-36 win to earn the title of Dist. 14-AAA champions. Arlington jumped out to a 20-8 lead in the first quarter and were up 43-13 by the half. Ashley Payne paced the Lady Panthers with 15 […]

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Find goosebumps and grins in ‘Southern Terror’ anthology

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Creative and entertaining fiction starts with an author’s “What if?” and then launches into uncharted waters. That free-thinking style shines in A.J. Dugger III’s collection of short stories, “Southern Terror,” which hit shelves in January. He describes the work as silly stories in a horror situation. The horror anthology’s back cover asks, “What if you […]

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Calendar of events for Feb. 23, 2017

The following special events are open to the public in the Mid-South. See more information at bartlett-express.com. February “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”: Feb. 23-March 11 at Poplar Pike Playhouse at Germantown High School. Tickets: $12-$15. Shiloh volunteers: 6 p.m. Feb. 23, Shiloh National Military Park’s Visitor Center, 1055 Pittsburg Landing Road, Shiloh. Meeting will […]

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ECS among 11 in U.S. rated as exemplary schools

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CORDOVA—Valentine’s Day 2017 was one to remember for Evangelical Christian School, which worked years to achieve a national honor. That’s when ECS announced it had earned Exemplary School Accreditation from the Association of Christian Schools International. It is one of only 11 such schools out of 3,300+ ACSI-member schools in the U.S. The accreditation applies […]

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Collegiate Corner for Feb. 23, 2017

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Colleges and universities have the following announcements about area students. Honors Angel A. Mercado of Bartlett has been named to the fall 2016 dean’s list for Rhodes College. Qualifying students must be enrolled in at least 16 credit hours of academic work and must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.70 or better. Mercado […]

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