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Tigers triumph late, improve to 6-2 on season

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After taking a 21-7 lead into halftime, Arlington didn’t flinch Friday night when Evangelical Christian School (ECS) outscored the Tigers 7-0 in the third quarter, bringing the game within a touchdown. They answered, as they have in their last four consecutive wins, by shutting down the opposing offense and scoring when it counts. The Tigers […]

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Panthers improve to 4-4 record with Homecoming win

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Bartlett Police reports for Oct. 2-8, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for the period of Oct. 2-8. 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 […]

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County road crews picked up almost 22 tons of trash last month

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Shelby County trash crews removed almost 22 tons of garbage tossed along roads last month in the unincorporated areas and those bordering Shelby Farms. “Every dollar used for litter could have been spent on other pressing citizen needs. Still, we’re committed to improving the appearance of Shelby County,” said Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell […]

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Bartlett school leaders pleased with ACT scores

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The Tennessee Department of Education released school district’s ACT scores on Tuesday, and Bartlett City Schools (BCS) earned an average composite score of 21.5, up from 20.8 last year. Not only does this score outpace the State average of 20.1, it also places BCS ahead of the State’s goal for every district to have an […]

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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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