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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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Legals for Dec. 18, 2014

City of Bartlett LEGAL NOTICE Pursuant to the requirements of Ordinance 8-307 of the City of Bartlett, TN, the following information is made known to all interested persons: Walgreens Co., has applied for OFF-Premises permits to sell beer at Walgreens #04083, #06341, #06465, #06958, located at: 5950 Stage Rd., 6565 St. Elmo Rd., 6697 Stage, […]

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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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At a Glance for Dec. 18, 2014

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Concert band plans Dec. 19 Cordova event The Bartlett Community Concert Band will perform its Holiday Concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 19 in Cordova. The location will be the Highland Church of Christ at 400 N. Houston Levee Road, Cordova. For details, follow the band’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/bartlettcommunityband. Single actor stages show about Scrooge […]

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Man dies in Lakeland house fire

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A man died in a fire that destroyed a Lakeland home Monday morning. Multiple callers reported the fire around 10:30 a.m. Monday at 3242 Old Trail Cove, and the first engine responded by 10:35 a.m., according to Brent Perkins, the Shelby County Fire Department’s public information officer. Engines from three fire departments — Shelby County, Arlington […]

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Christmas gift program helps Memphis kids

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Santa inspired delighted smiles and at least one skeptical look among attendees at last weekend’s Angel Tree Party for 40 children from the Bent Tree Apartments in Memphis. Faith Baptist Church of Bartlett, in conjunction with Hope Fellowship, hosted the charitable event, which included a story time, arts and crafts, game time, pictures with Santa, […]

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Municipalities announce holiday closings, schedule changes

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Area municipalities have announced the following schedules for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Bartlett Bartlett City Offices will be closed Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1. Trash will be picked up on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 but will be delayed one day starting on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Bartlett Animal Shelter will be […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for Dec. 8-14, 2014

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for Dec. 8-14, 2014. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and the listed values are estimated for stolen/damaged items. These are brief summaries of more detailed BPD reports. Dec. 8 Stage Hills Boulevard (business burglary) […]

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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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Bartlett candy exchange brightens 3 decades of holidays

A group of friends celebrated the 30th anniversary of their candy exchange group on Dec. 12 with plates of delicious food and reminiscing about their past three decades together. Sheila Climer, one of the original organizers, said the membership is 19, and 16 were able to attend this year. “We had a ball!” she said. […]

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