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Daily Archives: August 4, 2017

Herbi-Systems owner volunteers for 14th year at Arlington Cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va. — A Bartlett businessman is among the leaders who donate their services and their time to preserve the grounds of historic Arlington National Cemetery each July at the annual Renewal and Remembrance (R&R) event. Herbi-Systems Inc.’s owner Kenny Crenshaw, known for his war on weeds in the greater Memphis area, recently supervised about […]

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Lakeland welcomes public to tour new $20M middle school

Lakeland’s new $20-million middle school went from a spring 2016 groundbreaking to a ribbon cutting in one breathtaking year. On Sunday, officials welcomed an estimated 300 or more citizens into the pristine brick and stone-clad building. The 2017-18 school year begins on Monday, Aug. 7, openings its doors to about 600 students in grades 5-8. […]

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Arlington man threatens with crowbar, gets shot

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ARLINGTON — A domestic shooting in the Kroger parking lot sent one man to the hospital in critical condition Saturday night. Names have not yet been released, but Earle Farrell, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department’s public information officer, described what happened. A man and woman were sitting in a car in the parking lot just before […]

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Bartlett city board sets hearing for new assisted living facility

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The Bartlett city board and mayor took another step toward issuing a special use permit for a new assisted living facility at the July 25 business meeting. They set a public hearing for Aug. 22. The proposed facility would be north of U.S. 64 on the northeast corner of New Brunswick and Brunswick Roads. In […]

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Pair of sixth-graders tidy up Lakeland Senior Center library

Abby Johnson and Abigail Delloso of Lakeland, both 11, shelved their free-time to earn community service hours at the Lakeland Senior Center. The two rising sixth-graders cleaned up and alphabetized more than 200 books by the author’s last name in the center’s library area on July 20. They pulled out any duplicate book titles and […]

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Bartlett seeks applications for Mayor’s Youth Council

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The city of Bartlett Mayor’s Youth Council will be starting up for the 2017-2018 school year, and aspiring students need to get their applications in by Aug. 18. The Mayor’s Youth Council consists of a group of 20 students who are selected each year through an application interview process. Members will work with the mayor […]

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