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Blue Team wins annual All-Star football game

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ALL-STAR TEAMS The Red Team All-Stars are coaches Robby Donaldson (FACS), Teran Conley (FACS), Will Hudgens (Houston), Joey Love (FACS), Joe Rocconi (White Station), Greg Wallace (Northpoint) and Eddie Woods (Melrose); players Joshua McMilon (Whitehaven), Jonathan Johnson (Melrose), Joey Magnifico (St. Benedict), Kevin Hall (Melrose), Tony Pollard (Melrose), Terry Wright (White Station), Cedric Crawford (Melrose), […]

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Lakeland board votes for $50M school bond

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Lakeland’s city board approved issuing up to $50 million in general obligation school bonds to build a new junior/senior high school, currently titled Lakeland Prep. At the Dec. 11 meeting, four commissioners voted in favor of the bond issuance, and mayor Wyatt Bunker abstained. Bunker said he also supports the project, but he asked the […]

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3 area organizations get major LEAP grants

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Three West Tennessee workforce development collaboratives are among 12 recipients statewide that were chosen to receive a major grant under the state’s new Labor Education Alignment Program (LEAP). The grants include: $743,500 to the Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce in conjunction with Southwest Tennessee Community College $850,000 to the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board […]

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Lakeland lights tree, celebrates season

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On Dec. 2, Lakeland Elementary School was the site of the city’s tree-lighting ceremony, complete with time to present a wish list to Santa and other activities to welcome the Christmas season. ABOVE:  Members of the Shelby County Fire Department and young Bennet Filsinger make their best efforts to assure Santa they’ve all been very, […]

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Bartlett celebrates season with Dec. 6 parade

Bartlett celebrated the Christmas season with its annual parade on Dec. 6, and the following floats earned honors: Bartlett’s top floats of 2014 Sweepstakes Prize: Bon Lin Elementary First place: Bartlett Elementary Second place: Cub Scouts Pack 258 Third place: Bartlett United Methodist Church  

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Bartlett Lady Panthers rack up another win

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Bartlett Panthers win against St. Benedict

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Central High defeats Bolton Lady Wildcats

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Bolton Wildcats blaze past MUS 67-44

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Part 6: Retired Bolton educator manages life, cancer

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Editor’s note: This is the sixth part of the occasional “Learning to Live Again” series on Dianne Young, the former Bolton High School yearbook sponsor and Millington resident who learned in 2013 that she has a rare form of brain cancer. FOLLOW-UPS Email: gooddiyoung@gmail.com Online journal: caringbridge.org/visit/dianneyoung/journal Fundraising site: youcaring.com/youngcelebration Diagnosed back in April 2013 […]

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