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Cop hurt, suspect shot at Walmart

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It wasn’t a typical Friday afternoon at Walmart. Or for that matter, a typical crime for an officer to be hit by a car and a shoplifting suspect shot, said Bartlett Police Capt. Marlon Jones. “The incident is definitely isolated, but it is very unusual (for Bartlett),” said Jones, who acts as the communications officer […]

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Theater group in second season at BPACC

In its second year as Bartlett’s only professional theater group, the Bartlett Repertory Co. is expanding its reach in the community as it plans for two classic shows. In its first show of the year, the group of professional artists, educators and actors will put on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “A Streetcar Named Desire.” The […]

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Lakeland’s past, present compete to oversee its future

72 544×376 Normal 0 false false false /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Although only three candidates have thrown their hat into the ring for this year’s Lakeland mayoral race, all three bring a wealth of […]

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Five hope for two Lakeland seats

  With varying answers and approaches on nearly every issue, candidates for Lakeland Commissioner showed incredibly diverse ideas and backgrounds as they responded this week to questions posed by The Bartlett Express. Of the five candidates running for two at-large seats in the Sept. 19 election, four are either incumbents or have previous experience on […]

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Family talks about feelings, challenges following teacher’s cancer diagnosis

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  Editor’s note: This is the fourth part of an occasional series on Dianne Young, the Bolton High School yearbook sponsor who learned in April that she has a rare form of brain cancer. “What’s today’s date?” asked Robert Young, as he reached for a calendar on a side table near his living room sofa. […]

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Paralyzed teen asks community for help getting a van

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Like any teenager going off to college, Danielle Troup wants to be able to drive herself to school. But driving is something Danielle doesn’t take for granted. Paralyzed from the waist down and with limited movement in her right hand, the 2013 Arlington High School grad needs special equipment on a van to get herself […]

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‘Club’ sports still OK, unified district says

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A policy that affects middle school sports in some schools has had coaches worried, but the Shelby County School district said it believes all current “club” sports will be able to use the district’s facilities. “While the specific circumstances may vary from school to school and program to program across the district, in no case […]

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Assessment test scores rise in Bartlett High School

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Bartlett High School teachers have improved significantly over the past year, according to a scale that relates to student performance on state assessment tests. Of the 42 teachers whose students took the exam, 11 of them are rated at a Level 5 based on their students’ scores during the 2012-2013 school year. That’s up from […]

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City of Bartlett

City of Bartlett City Owned & Seized Assets Internet Auction www.govdeals.com Thursday August 15th ñ Monday August 26th 2000 Ford Crown Vic, 2000 Explorer, 97 Chevy Suburban, 08 Chevy Cobalt, 91 Toyota Corolla, 99 LeSabre, 01 Chevy Impala, 2000 Chevy Silverado, 97 Ford Ranger, (2) 2007 Woods Finishing Mowers, (3) Sony PlayStation 3ís, Xbox 360, […]

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City of Bartlett

City of Bartlett NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Bartlett Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing to consider the following request at the Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Bartlett City Hall, Assembly Chamber, 6400 Stage Road. Game Xchange, 6832 and 6836 Stage Road, Bartlett, is requesting approval […]

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City of Bartlett

City of Bartlett NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Bartlett Planning Commission will consider the following request at the Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at Bartlett City Hall, Assembly Chamber. Mark Underwood, Property Solutions, Planning Consultant, is requesting ìPlanned Development Approvalî to amend the conditions […]

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City of Bartlett

City of Bartlett LEGAL NOTICE Pursuant to the requirements of Ordinance 13-04 of the City of Bartlett, TN, the following information is made known to all interested persons: Dollar General (Dolgencorp, LLC) has applied for an OFF-Premises permit to sell beer at Dollar General, located at 7889 Highway 70,  Bartlett, TN 38133 The Bartlett Beer […]

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