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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Bartlett Police Reports for Dec. 4-17, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled these and other incidents for the period of Dec. 4-17. Editor’s note: This report represents the most notable incidents provided by BPD and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for […]

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Senior Savanna Owens signs Letter of Intent to run at U of M

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Savanna Owens of Bartlett, a senior at Briarcrest Christian School, has signed a Letter of Intent with the University of Memphis for track and field. She has been on the Lady Saints Varsity Track team since her freshman year. Owens has helped lead the Lady Saints varsity track and field team to three consecutive regional […]

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Germantown Plantations Holiday Party

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‘Starry Nights’ still shining

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For those too busy during the rush to Christmas to enjoy a leisurely drive through Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, the Mid-South’s largest holiday light show and festival on the property, Starry Nights, will remain open for two more evenings. Hours are 6-9 p.m. tonight and 6-10 p.m. Saturday night. Starry Nights attracts more than […]

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AWA to honor Claudia Haltom at Jan. 16 banquet

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The Association for Women Attorneys (AWA) is hosting its 38th annual banquet on Jan. 16 at 409 S. Main St., Memphis. The event will honor Claudia Haltom, the CEO of A Step Ahead Foundation, as AWA’s 29th recipient of the Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award for outstanding achievement in the legal profession. The 200-member Association for […]

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Harmony Church moves to permanent home, invites public

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On Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, Harmony Church of Bartlett took one more step in its short history toward becoming a thriving congregation in Bartlett. The church began in April 2012 with worship services in the Bartlett Senior Center. After nine months, the congregation moved to the Bartlett Square building on Stage Road, which became Harmony’s […]

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How aging adults can maintain their mental acuity

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Aging is associated with or linked to a host of mental and physical side effects. For example, many adults expect their vision to deteriorate as they grow older. Such a side effect can be combated with routine eye examinations that may indicate a need for a stronger eyeglass prescription, a relatively simple solution that won’t […]

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Retirement saving tips for late starters

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Despite countless television ads touting the virtues of retirement planning, it seems many people are not getting the message. According to a survey, one-third of Americans have nothing saved for retirement. The picture is not any rosier in Canada, where Statistics Canada reports that just 65.2 percent of the country’s 14 million households contributed to […]

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Make a faith-centered life your New Year’s resolution

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A brand-new year is here, and I am excited to see what the Lord has for us! Keeping Christ at the center of our thoughts takes a great deal of discipline and determination, but so does everything else we really care about. It comes down to how serious we are about knowing God and how […]

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‘Dear Santa’ …

Bartlett Elementary School First-graders Dear Santa, I want some toys but I want more shop cins. Maddie S., 6 ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥ ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥  ♥ Dear Santa, I want a drowne. Mqiey crismis Santa. […]

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Lakeland school bond lawsuit heads to trial: City to appeal judge’s decision

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Attorneys for Cary and Lillie (Lou) Melton and the City of Lakeland were back in chancery court again Tuesday to get a ruling on the Meltons’ lawsuit to stop Lakeland’s proposed school bond. The Lakeland couple filed on Dec. 8 in an attempt to stop any bonds that violate state law. Their lawsuit also alleges […]

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Bartlett school board progresses on new bus lot

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At Thursday’s meeting, the school board approved A2H for design and consulting on the design of a fuel station, erecting a small building and providing lot space for school buses on the campus of Bartlett Ninth Grade Academy. Renovations at the high school made it necessary to move the bus lot off that campus. The […]

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