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Daily Archives: March 15, 2017

Bartlett to unveil $630K city hall remodel

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Bartlett City Hall has a sleek new look with interior renovations to the lobby and board chamber room, replacing 30-year-old fixtures. City leaders hoped to have it completed in time for this Tuesday’s board meeting, but all the finishing touches weren’t quite complete. Recent meetings have been at Bartlett Station Municipal Center or the high […]

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Gettin’ our kicks on ‘Route 66’

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“Route 66,” a musical comedy revue of 1950s hits, splashed across the stage at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center for two performances Friday. The dashing male dancers and singers coaxed a local resident on the stage with them for a dance and a song before returning her to the audience. The show was […]

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11 enter race for Lovell’s vacated House seat

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[UPDATE: This is an earlier story on this topic; see our latest story, listing which 10 of these candidates made the first cut by getting their petitions in on time.] MEMPHIS — As of Wednesday, 11 people had pulled petitions to run for the position in District 95 of the Tennessee House of Representatives. Rep. Mark Lovell recently […]

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Missing liquor store owner’s remains found in Mississippi

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On Monday officials positively identified the bagged human remains found in Panola County as those of Sanjay Patel. The liquor store owner went missing from his business on Oct. 3 and was last seen with Marcus Perry. Perry is the man found dead of a gunshot wound in his Bartlett home on Oct. 11. Evidence […]

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Legals for March 16, 2017

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Miss Tenn. brings literacy tour to Bartlett

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Oak Elementary welcomed a visit from Bartlett native Grace Burgess, Miss Tennessee 2016, as part of the CITGO promotional literacy tour on March 2. She brought one of her childhood favorite Dr. Seuss books to read, and she talked about the importance and joy of reading. She also visited Altruria, Bartlett, Bon Lin, Ellendale and […]

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Lakeland cowgirl has barrels of fun

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A blanket of sun warms the snow-saturated air, and steam blows from the horse’s lips. Hailey Green walks around her horse, Pistol, as she reaches under his blanket to check his body temperature; he is warm, and she buries her hands under the blanket. She smiles as the feeling returns to her fingers and then […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for March 6-12, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for March 6-12, 2017. 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. […]

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Bartlett to open Expo doors March 23

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Vendors are gearing up to pack the Bartlett Recreation Center on March 23 for the annual Bartlett Expo. Known more formally as the Bartlett Business, Home, Health & Garden Expo, the event introduces local residents to area businesses, passes out goodies and door prizes, and lets business owners network. Last year’s Expo was on a […]

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Make your ancestors part of new TN State Museum

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee State Museum is seeking family photographs of Tennesseans who fought during the Civil War. The images could become part of an exhibit in the new museum, currently under construction on the Bicentennial Mall in downtown Nashville. Both the State Museum and State Library and Archives currently have Civil War soldier photographs […]

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Volunteers needed to clean Tenn. battlefields, historic sites

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — This spring, Tennessee volunteers will team up with the Civil War Trust to aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as part of Park Day, a nationwide effort that includes more than 130 historic sites in 30 states. Thousands of volunteers across the country will participate as Park Day celebrates […]

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TN among 9 states that cut taxes in 2016

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Nine states substantially cut taxes in the 2016 legislative session, according to a new report by the Center for State Fiscal Reform at the American Legislative Exchange Council. State Tax Cut Roundup, an annual publication, highlights the pro-growth reforms that encourage economic expansion and competition and what certain states are doing to […]

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