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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Bolton’s Salutatorian: Madison McCall

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Bolton High School’s salutatorian of the Class of 2017, Madison McCall, has pursued the school’s International Baccalaureate Diploma and is ranked fourth in the class of 426 students. Her academic achievements include taking 13 IB courses, 3 advance placement (AP) courses, and 12 honors classes. She has scored high enough to earn college credit in […]

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BPD names suspect in liquor store robbery

A suspect killed in an attempted liquor store robbery in Memphis on May 6 may be responsible for a holdup at a Bartlett liquor store. Capt. Tina Schaber of the Bartlett Police Department said May 10 that Louis Ray, 46, of Memphis is suspected in robbing Bartlett Wind and Spirits on Summer Road on April […]

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Senior Living: May 2017 photo album

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Bartlett’s TNReady scores are late, Arlington’s arrived today

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Bartlett City Schools and the Lakeland School System did not receive results from the TNReady tests by a May 22 deadline, so those test scores will not be counted in the final report cards of those districts’ students. Districts can opt out of using the scores if they haven’t gotten them within five days of […]

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Senior Living: How seniors can preserve their brains

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Physical activity and proper diet and nutrition can help people age 50 and older maintain their physical health. But there are also ways aging men and women can preserve brain health in an effort to prevent or delay the cognitive decline that affects millions of seniors across the globe. It’s easy to overlook the importance […]

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Youths learn the value of patience and good bait

Under gray skies Saturday morning, 90 children from Lakeland and surrounding communities gathered around I.H. Managerial Park Lake to try their luck at earning a fishing trophy. Children ages 4-12 competed in the Annual Children’s Fishing Rodeo, starting at 8 a.m. Parents kept a close eye on the little ones to keep them from slinging […]

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Robert McGowan Jr.

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Robert William McGowan Jr., born June 5, 1922, died peacefully on May 17, 2017, at the age of 94 at the VA Nursing Home in Oxford, Miss. Mr. McGowan was born in Paris, Tenn., and received his B.A. at Lambuth College, where he was honored as a member of “Who’s Who Among College Students” and […]

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Bolton Co-Valedictorian: Raj Patel

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Raj Patel is one of three co-valedictorians for Bolton High School’s Class of 2017, and he has pursued the International Baccalaureate Diploma. He has taken 13 IB classes, 13 honors classes and 3 advanced placement (AP) classes in pursuit of that diploma, all the while earning the 4.64 GPA that puts him at the top […]

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Bolton Co-Valedictorian: Meagan Stevenson

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Meagan Stevenson is one of three co-valedictorians for Bolton High School’s Class of 2017, and she has pursued the International Baccalaureate Diploma, the most rigorous academic program offered at Bolton High. She and her two co-valedictorians ranked first in a class of 446, and Meagan has achieved this rank by taking all honors and advanced […]

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Bolton High School Class of 2017

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RELATED STORIES Bolton Co-Valedictorian: Anna Brawner Bolton Co-Valedictorian: Raj Patel Bolton Co-Valedictorian: Meagan Stevenson Bolton Salutatorian: Madison McCall The Bolton High School Class of 2017 has accumulated $24,060,000 in scholarships and/or grants for 387 of the seniors in a class of more than 400 students. Sixteen have signed to play college sports. They will attend […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for May 15-21, 2017

The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents during May 15-21. 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. […]

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Education Briefs for May 25, 2017

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SBA receives $123K Assisi Foundation Grant St. Benedict at Auburndale (SBA) High School has received word that The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc. has approved a grant award in the amount of $123,160 for the school’s “Enhancing the SBA Experience” project. The grant will be used to equip 40 classrooms with mobile “SmartBoards” and stands. […]

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