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Jewish film festival announces lineup for Feb. 18-March 1

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The Morris and Mollye Fogelman International Jewish Film Festival will operate Feb. 18–March 1 in Memphis. It is presented by the Memphis Jewish Community Center (MJCC) and sponsored by Wendy and Avron Fogelman. Events include: The opening reception and showing of “The Green Prince” at the Malco Ridgeway Four at 7:15 p.m. Feb. 18. Showing of “Run Boy Run” […]

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Legals for Jan. 29, 2015

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE REALTY LAWSUIT As County Trustee, I am required by law to publish the following statement: You are advised that after March 27, 2015, additional penalties and cost will be imposed in consequence of suits to be filed for enforcement of the lien for taxes against real property; until the filing […]

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Lakeland axes city manager in 3-2 vote

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Lakeland’s board fired the city manager, Chris Thomas, in a split vote at the Jan. 20 city board work session. Thomas had served in the role for one year, amid growing criticism from a majority of the city’s commissioners. They iterated their issues with Thomas’s work in a lengthy Jan. 8 work session. They complained […]

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Twirling with Daddy: Bartlett Rec Center rocks with Daddy-Daughter Dance

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At a Glance for Jan. 29, 2015

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Bartlett among 30 best small cities for families . Bartlett is often a list-topper, and this month it ranked among the “30 Best Small Cities for Families,” according to the personal finance website NerdWallet.com. Bartlett was the only city in Shelby County to make the list and one of only two cities in the state to make […]

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Many thanks for school board members

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Bartlett City School District’s board members get a warm thanks and a giant “putting the pieces together” poster in their honor at the Jan. 22 school board meeting at Bartlett City Hall. The thanks and signage celebrate their work on behalf of the new municipal school district during its inaugural school year. School Board Appreciation […]

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New technology envisions appearance of suspects and victims from DNA

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RESTON, Va. — New technology may help law enforcement agencies resolve cold cases. Parabon Nanolabs’ product, Snapshot, is a DNA analysis service that can predict a person’s appearance. Snapshot could help in cases that have no suspects or that have unidentified remains. This level of detail can help law enforcement agencies narrow down the field of […]

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Germantown police arrest Bartlett man in series of auto burglaries

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  Germantown police have arrested a Bartlett man suspected of burglarizing vehicles in the Poplar Estates neighborhood. Anthony M. Hunt, 35, of Bartlett is charged with three counts of auto burglary, one count of aggravated burglary, evading arrest possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal impersonation and possession of stolen property. Hunt also had an outstanding Shelby […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Jan. 19-25, 2015

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for Jan. 19-25, 2015. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for stolen/damaged items. These are brief summaries of detailed BPD reports.  Jan. 19 Maher Cove (auto theft) Someone stole a man’s […]

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Memphis author releases book on Christian life

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — This week marks the nationwide release of “Just What Is the Christian Life About Anyway? — Second Edition,” by Memphis author Jason Ray. He drew upon the Bible for his research and said he learned that life is about emulating the life of Jesus. Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises on Jan. […]

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