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Literacy group trains volunteer tutors

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A local literacy group based in Collierville is training and certifying volunteers to serve adult students in one-on-one tutoring sessions throughout the Mid-South (including Shelby, Fayette and DeSoto counties). Meeting one to two hours each week, tutors help adult students with learning English. The Collierville Literacy Council organizes the training, which is certified through ProLiteracy […]

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Bartlett High musicians perform at All-West

Twenty-two students from Bartlett High School’s Band recently were chosen for the West Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association (WTSBOA) All-West Band. They performed at the Cannon Center for The Performing Arts in Memphis on Feb. 9-10. The selected band members included: Concert Band: Mazen Al-Ramahi, Tyler Cook, Mark Criswell, Christopher Gilchrist, Samantha Hall, Travis […]

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DAR selects Bartlett youth as WWI essay winner

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Ryan Beatty of Bartlett, a seventh-grader at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, advanced to a history essay contest’s state level, based on his submission in a local contest sponsored by the Chickasaw Bluff chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution This year marks the 100th anniversary of when WWI ended, and students in […]

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Leaders Credit Union offers $7K in scholarships

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Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., is now offering the Martha Britt Scholarship to four outstanding students in West Tennessee. The Martha Britt Presidential scholarship is for $1,000 per year for four years and will be awarded to one graduating student in West Tennessee. Leaders Credit Union will also award […]

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Special locations open for payment of property taxes due Feb. 28

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The Shelby County Trustee’s Office has released a list of convenient locations for property owners to pay their current and delinquent county property taxes. Additional seasonal payment centers will be located around the county now through Feb. 28. In some locations there will be both a payment kiosk and cashier. “During the last days of […]

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Bartlett students win ‘Letters to Beethoven’ contest

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Five elementary schools in the Bartlett City Schools system participated in a contest with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra called “Letters to Beethoven.” As part of the contest, students in grades 3-5 from Bartlett Elementary, Bon Lin Elementary, Ellendale Elementary, Oak Elementary and Rivercrest Elementary listened to Beethoven’s music and wrote a letter to the composer. […]

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SBA students raise charity funds

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Briarcrest cheerleaders take first place

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Bartlett Police Reports for Feb. 12-18, 2018

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The Bartlett Police Department handled these and other incidents for the period of Feb. 12-18, 2018. Editor’s note: This report represents the most notable incidents provided by BPD and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated […]

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Bolton hangs on, beats AHS in district tourney

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Keeping their composure after losing a 14-point lead is what keyed Bolton’s boys basketball team to their first victory over Arlington this season and clinch third place in the District 14-AAA tournament at Cordova on Monday. The Wildcats held on after Arlington stormed back from a 40-26 deficit in the third quarter to tie the […]

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Bartlett bests Arlington

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Arlington High wraps up successful wrestling season at state

Mid-South public high school wrestlers completed one of their most successful seasons in many years last weekend at the TSSAA Individual Wrestling State Championships. It began the weekend before, on Feb. 10, as area wrestlers competed in the Region 8 Individual Wrestling Tournament at Bartlett High School. The top four finishers in each weight class […]

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