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Community theater group plans dinner show

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A community theater group is hoping a throw-back event with a modern twist will help them to survive. The group Bartlett Community Theatre in conjunction with St. Ann’s Catholic Church will hold a dinner theater event in October. Group leader Paul Webb said it’s an event with many firsts attached, including the first time the […]

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Part 2: Signs of hope

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Editor’s note: This is the third 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. It was the news Dianne Young was hoping for. On the morning of July 8, the mother of two returned to the […]

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Bartlett holds fireworks festival

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The City of Bartlett will hold its annual fireworks night from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at the Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center, corner of Highway 70 and Appling Road. The Bartlett Community Concert Band will start playing at 6:30, followed by 240 Loop at 8:15. Activities including a car display, games for […]

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Part 1: Learning to live again

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Editor’s note: This is the first 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. Every now and then, Dianne Young looked back at some kids who were recently playing with toys in a children’s game section. […]

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Clint Black star of Arts Center season

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Country artist Clint Black and the Grammy Award winning quartet Manhattan Transfer will headline this years Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center (BPACC) calendar.  All in all more than 25 different performances are slated, ranging from fans of the Blues Brothers to the Nutcracker Ballet in an eclectic schedule that offers something for everyone. Black […]

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Couple with Bartlett connections get funky with wood

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Presley Edmiston is quick to say that he’s starting his own business, just like his mom and dad. “It’s going to be Presley’s Awesome Creations,” said the enthusiastic 8-year-old as his parents, owners of Funky Creations in rural Fayette County, laughed and smiled. Presley, who proudly showed some of the custom crosses he’s already made, […]

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Memorial Day events, closings

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Several communities have festivities and closures planned this weekend in honor of Memorial Day. The following have announced their schedules. BARTLETT • American Legion Post 249 will host a Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Park, located at the corner of Bartlett Boulevard and Bartlett Road at 10 a.m. Monday. Bartlett City offices and the library […]

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Farmers market opening soon

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In its third year, the Bartlett Station Farmers Market is looking for ways to give back to the land. “We’re trying to bring in a recyclable impact this year,” said market manager Kim Dyer, who is in her first year as manager but second with the market. The outdoor air market at WJ Freeman Park […]

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City administrator plays songs of the south on the side

Bill Yearwood has been strumming the guitar for twice as long as he’s been a city employee. And he’s been with Bartlett since 1985. “I started when I was just a little kid,” said Yearwood, who plays in three local bands and is now the director of the public works department. “I’ve been interested in […]

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Sidewalks bloom at Chalk the Walk

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By Kim Steele Bartlett Express Editor Local artists will unleash their imaginations in the courtyard and garden at St. Ann Church in Bartlett as part of the Chalk the Walk 2nd Annual Street Painting Festival. Pastel sidewalk drawings will cover the concrete during the event, slated from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 at […]

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Harmony Church of Bartlett to present Obadiah

Harmony Church of Bartlett ,5705 Stage Rd., will present “Obadiah, the man who made the nails” at 10:30 AM, March 24. Obadiah takes you from the birth of Christ in Bethlehem, to the upper room; after Jesus has risen. This one man’s tale of an unwilling eye witness account has brought hundreds of thousands of […]

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Habitat yard sale

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis’ Youth United chapter will host its annual Yard Sale Saturday, March 23 from 7 a.m. to noon at 8185 Pine Valley Lane in Germantown, Tenn. Donations can be dropped off at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis at 7136 Winchester Road Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Donors are […]

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