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Education

ACS reviews budget for repairs, new field house

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At the Nov. 20 special-called work session, the Arlington Community Schools (ACS) board looked at a capital improvements funding agreement with Shelby County Schools. Funds would be used within 24 months of the agreement at: Arlington Elementary School for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) replacement ($300,000), cafeteria/ kitchen re-roofing ($40,000) and HVAC controls ($88,000) […]

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Shelby County mayor reads to new pre-K class

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Cheer champions

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Durham lists bus safety improvement measures

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Durham School Services met with all of Shelby County’s municipal school superintendents in Bartlett on Nov. 13 to reassure them about safe and efficient bus operations. At the Bartlett City Schools’ Nov. 13 meeting, superintendent David Stephens said, “We just want to make sure that our children are transported safely, that we have professional drivers.” […]

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Starfish Circus

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Bartlett’s most decorated volleyball player signs LOI with Arkansas State University

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Kenzie Fields, the most decorated volleyball player ever to walk the halls of Bartlett High School, recently signed a Letter of Intent to attend Arkansas State University next year. Fields was a varsity starter all four years of high school, district player of the year from 2011-2014 and nominated for Tennessee’s Gatorade Player of the […]

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Nick of Time

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Arlington literally needed every second on the game clock Friday night to defeat Houston 34-32 in round two of the TSSA Class 6A tournament. Trailing 32-28 with 58 seconds left in the game, the Tigers (11-2) marched downfield. On the second-to-last play of the game, Houston was called for pass interference, giving Arlington one more […]

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Bolton wins home opener

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Bolton High School won a close contest Tuesday against Houston. It took overtime for the Wildcats to beat the Mustangs 83-79 at home. Bolton guard Jaylen Fisher (pictured) led the Wildcats with 24 points. Bolton (1-0) will play Melrose Saturday at 6 p.m. in a jamboree at Southwind High School.    

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Lakeland school board questions Durham on bus issues

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The Lakeland school board quizzed Durham representatives over bus routing issues, employee screening procedures and safety records at the Nov. 10 business meeting. Durham School Services has been in the news this school year for dozens of accidents and a driver accused of on-the-job marijuana possession in the greater Memphis area. Durham’s regional manager, David […]

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Bolton finishes season 3-7

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