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Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

Bartlett Police reports for Sept. 25-Oct. 1

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for the period of Sept. 25-Oct. 1. 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 […]

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AHS Homecoming Court

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Eviction uncovers filthy living conditions for 2 Bartlett children, 4 adults

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A Bartlett household faces charges of aggravated child neglect after officials found dead cats, fecal matter, urine and piles of trash littering the home. Around 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 22, a Shelby County process server went to that home on the 3000 block of Mary Elizabeth Road to serve an eviction notice. Making his way […]

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Flip in the rankings

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Bartlett city board buys police and fire equipment, approves 2 contracts

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In a brief Sept. 26 board meeting, the Bartlett mayor and city board approved bids for a fire station generator, police vehicles and two projects. The board also set a public hearing for Oct. 24 on an amended special use permit to add an independent living facility with memory care to the assisted living facility […]

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BCS board awards a/c bid, gives updates on capital projects

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The Bartlett school board awarded a bid for rooftop air conditioners at its Sept. 28 meeting and gave updates on its new district office building, the soccer field building and plans to renegotiate the Durham bus contract this year. The Bartlett City Schools district received seven bids to replace the rooftop air conditioning units at […]

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Lady Tigers defeat Lady Cougars 1-0 in fierce game

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[Correction: Updated 10-9-17 at 3:46 p.m. to correct goalie’s name for AHS. — Carolyn Bahm, editor.] The Munford Lady Cougars arrived to their home field with a mission. Prove to the District 14-3A Soccer participates and the Arlington Lady Tigers they belong among the elite. But before taking on the Lady Tigers last Thursday afternoon, Munford recognized […]

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Bartlett native sworn into AFROTC

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Gabriel Rye is now contracted with the University of Alabama’s Air Force ROTC detachment. Rye, a graduate of Saint Agnes Academy and a Bartlett native, was one of 20 UA undergraduates sworn into UA’s Air Force ROTC detachment on Sept. 21 at “Bama Salute,” a UA Athletics-sponsored event that honors active duty military […]

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Understanding breast cancer

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If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s important to understand some basics: What is breast cancer and how does it happen? In this weekly section of the newspaper, readers can learn how breast cancer develops, how many people get breast cancer, what factors can increase risk for getting breast […]

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DSCC to host FAFSA Frenzy Days with $100 drawing

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DYERSBURG — Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) will host Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Frenzy days at each location in October. Current and potential students who fill out and submit their FAFSA during this event will be entered to win $100. This year, the FAFSA application process opened on Oct. 1 for students applying […]

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Collegiate Corner

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Arlington student enrolls at Belmont University Audrey O’Neill of Arlington was among the freshmen who recently enrolled at Belmont University in Nashville for the fall 2017 semester. The university welcomed 8,080 students to the first day of classes, nearly triple the enrollment in 2000. Bartlett student inducted into Phi Zeta Kappa Bartlett resident Jobelle Gulian, […]

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DAR hosts Constitution Day Luncheon in Memphis

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In celebration of Constitution Day on Sept. 17, the Memphis and Shelby County Regents’ Council of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a luncheon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis. This was the 230th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America. The speaker, Larry K. Scroggs, juvenile court […]

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