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Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

Legals for July 6, 2017

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Bon Lin camp inspires ‘duct tape billionaires’

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For an exciting week this summer, Bartlett-area students who will be entering kindergarten through sixth grade this fall designed their billion-dollar ideas and created products from those ideas. They also explored distant galaxies, were challenged to invent a device to rescue micro chickens and save them from the fried chicken bucket, and created a personalized […]

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Private school round-up

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Math achievement Competing in pre-calculus, Briarcrest Christian School junior Nicolas Beine placed ninth in the 2017 Tennessee Mathematics Teachers Association (TMTA) Region Math Competition and 10th in West Tennessee. He received a certificate of achievement and distinction. Presidential Awards The Presidential Award for Academic Excellence 2017 is presented to Briarcrest’s eighth-grade students who excelled in […]

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Burch hosts mystery author Vickie Fee

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The Collierville Burch Library hosted author Vickie Fee on June 20 as she signed the third book in her mystery series, One Fete in the Grave. Fee moved from Memphis to Michigan a few years ago. She’s had to adjust to living under several feet of snow in the winter, but she keeps warm by […]

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Bartlett woman charged with 2 counts felony child abuse

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Lauren Christine Pollard of Bartlett posted a $10,000 bond last Thursday in a child abuse case. According to other media reports, the case stems from allegations in March that she bruised a child’s face during potty training. Pollard, 26, worked at the Sonshine Learning Center, associated with Christ Church in Arlington. She was charged on […]

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Lakeland piano student earns national award

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Aida Xue, 11, daughter of Jun Ling Lu and Zong Wen Xue of Lakeland, has earned the Five Year National Award from the National Guild of Piano Teachers. Aida performed 10 memorized pieces each year for five years in Germantown’s Piano Guild Auditions, where she earned Superior ratings. She received the Guild’s five-year pin and […]

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Arlington lights up with patriotic display

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Campers boost reading skills

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Read to Be Ready campers celebrated four weeks of fun and creative reading exercises on June 29 with a community fair at Bartlett Elementary School. Community organizations such as the Bartlett Fire Department and The Bartlett Express were on hand to talk to the children before children and parents enjoyed refreshments and a brief program. […]

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Barteau-Dickey House closer to historic status

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The Bartlett city board took another step toward designating the Barteau-Dickey House at 2943 Sycamore View Road as a historic landmark at the June 27 meeting. It was the second reading of the ordinance, and the public hearing is set for July 11. Terry Emerick, Bartlett director of planning and economic development, explained previously at […]

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3 reasons best business ideas may fail miserably

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We’ve all heard the expression “innovate or die.” But there are endless examples of companies that made cutting-edge ideas a priority, yet their can’t-miss products — and sometimes the businesses themselves — died untimely deaths anyway. “People often don’t realize that a product can be smart and work well and still fail when it hits the marketplace,” […]

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Kok-Shelton wedding

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Min Jean Kok, daughter of Steven Kok and Suan Chan of Butterworth, Malaysia, and Chris A. Shelton, son of Greg and Brenda Shelton of Bartlett, exchanged wedding vows on June 17. The ceremony was at Hunt Phelan in Memphis. Photos were provided by 3eightphotography, and the reception was catered by Tart. The bride is the […]

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Dawn Jones tapped as 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year

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Dawn Jones, operations and administrations manager with Resource Label Group LLC, has been named 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce. Jones has been with Recourse Label Group for 22 years and was presented this award at a recent BACC luncheon. She is the first woman ever to be awarded […]

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