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Daily Archives: March 2, 2017

Bartlett school board OKs fence contract, recognizes young artists

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The Bartlett school board approved a contract Thursday night to install a fence around the Bartlett High School soccer field recently purchased from Bartlett United Methodist Church. It will be an eight-foot vinyl-covered chain-link fence to secure the field and help prevent soccer balls from escaping the area. The fencing will be along the whole […]

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At a Glance for March 2, 2017

Support boys track at Panther Prowl 5K You can walk, or you can run, but you can’t hide from the excitement at the Panther Prowl 5K Run/Walk this Saturday. It all begins at 8:30 a.m. at Bartlett High, 5688 Woodlawn St. The event’s entry fees are $12-$20 and benefit the Bartlett High School boys’ track […]

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Sear Shack to tempt Bartlett customers by late spring

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Bartlett’s burger aficianodos will soon have one more place to order their favorite food. The Sear Shack Burgers and Fries is coming to town. Joseph Ang, the restaurant chain’s sole owner, now has a 10-year lease at 7424 Stage Road (at the corner of Stage and Appling roads). He has named June 1 as his […]

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Southern Whimsy to host devotional book signing

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Coffee, good friends, encouragement, spices, essential oils and lots of inspiration fill the pages of a recently released devotional book by Lynn U. Watson. Southern Whimsy gift shop in Bartlett is hosting a book signing for this local author on Saturday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In The Essence of Courage, the […]

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Mayor’s Youth Council honors city’s veterans

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The Bartlett Mayor’s Youth Council recently honored veterans with an evening of fun, food and fellowship at the Bartlett Recreation Center. The event, hosted on Jan. 14, included serving dinner to the honorees and their spouses and providing an array of entertainment. The 16 council members took the stage to show their appreciation for the […]

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Marines honor their own for 99th birthday

The Bartlett Walter K. Singleton Marine Corps League celebrated a Marine veteran’s 99th birthday with him Monday. The Pipe and Drum Band and rows of Marines in dress blue were there to honor Louis J. Lenti, a Bartlett resident. Lenti, a former Marine, was a private first class who joined before World War II and […]

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Community service at BPACC

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TWRA seeks wildlife photos for calendar

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is now accepting entries for its 2017-18 photo contest for publication in the Tennessee Wildlife annual calendar issue. All interested photographers are invited to submit up to 10 of their best photos on fishing, hunting, boating, and wildlife species native to Tennessee. The photos will be reviewed for publication […]

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Greenprint network continues expansion

A review of Greenprint progress has been profiled in the Greenprint 2016 Annual Report, available online for download. The report summarizes the important advances made on many projects associated with the Mid-South Regional Greenprint Plan. Highlights include the following facts: As of Aug. 22, 2016, the Mid-South Greenprint achieved unanimous adoption by all 22 Mid-South […]

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SCSO responds to property crimes, domestic violence in Arlington

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Arlington during the latter half of January. For earlier January incidents, see last week’s issue of The Bartlett Express. 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 are […]

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WGU Tennessee adds new MS program, gains HR endorsement

Western Governors University (WGU) Tennessee has two curriculum updates to help the state’s students prepare for careers in high-growth fields. WGU Tennessee has added a new master of science program in nursing informatics. It will train graduates to prepare, gather, document and analyze data to serve as a foundation for data-driven decisions. A prestigious endorsement […]

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SCSO, BPD offer rewards for suspect identification

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is among law enforcement agencies that have been using a third-party website to help identify suspects for misdemeanor infractions as well as larger crimes. The site, idthisperson.com, posts the SCSO’s photos of suspects and will reward site visitors with a $25 gift card for identifying a wanted suspect. People can […]

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