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Musical ‘Job’ opens in Bartlett on July 25

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Bartlett fans of live musicals and inspirational messages will have a special opportunity this Friday. The original musical, “Job: The Now Testament,” will be performed at St. Ann Catholic Church in Bartlett at 7:30 p.m. July 25. Written by Memphis resident John Angotti, the show focuses on Aaron, a main character who suffers greatly in […]

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Legals for July 24, 2014

City of Bartlett City Owned & Seized AssetsInternet Auction www.govdeals.com Thursday July 24th – Monday August 4th Toshiba 61’ Color Projection TV Sperry Top-Sider Shoes

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Collegiate Corner for July 24, 2014

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Colleges and universities hav released their lists of area students who graduated this spring. Union University: Charita L. Atkins of Bartlett was one of the 630 students who received degrees in the spring commencement ceremony at Union University in Jackson, Tenn. She graduated with a Master of Arts in Education degree in education. The University […]

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SCSO sees thefts, fights, sex trade workers in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reported the following June incidents in Lakeland. (Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty, and values are estimated for stolen/damaged items. These are brief summaries of more detailed SCSO reports.) June 1 Trotter Drive (simple assault/domestic violence): A woman on the 9400 block of Trotter […]

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Bartlett Police reports for July 13-20, 2014

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  The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for July 13-20. All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty, and values are estimated for thefts and damages. These are brief summaries of more detailed reports. June 14 Devine Street (theft): Responded to Devine Street on June 14 regarding a theft. The […]

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At a Glance for July 24, 2014

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  Time to mark school calendars.  Local school districts and educational foundations have big events planned to kick off the upcoming 2014-2015 school year: Bartlett Ninth Grade Academy Open House, July 24 Registration day (Bartlett, Arlington and Lakeland), July 29 6th Grade Bobcats Back-to-School Orientation at Arlington Middle School, July 31 7th and 8th Grade […]

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Summer slides away

Bartlett children enjoyed some of the last blasts of summer Monday in excursions to W.J. Freeman Park. Photos by Carolyn Bahm

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Bartlett weighs cuts to workers’ comp payouts

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Social media lit up this week about one hot topic in Bartlett: Will the mayor and board of alderman dramatically reduce city employees’ workers’ compensation benefits? The city is looking for solutions to a steep $200,000 increase in the city’s premium for workers’ compensation benefits this year, as well as higher costs for related policies […]

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Charity begins with kittens

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About 22 Appling Middle School cheerleaders were on a mission to tidy up and socialize the dogs and cats at the Bartlett Animal Shelter Saturday, July 12. They cuddled kittens and petted dogs, but the project involved more than simply enjoying the animals. They helped with the shelter’s operations as they walked, brushed and bathed […]

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At a Glance for July 17, 2014

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Former Bartlett resident wins as Miss Rhode Island. Miss Rhode Island Ivy DePew, formerly of Bartlett, knows that nothing replaces persistence. The 23-year-old competed four times at Miss Tennessee and twice at Miss Rhode Island, finally winning the title of Miss Rhode Island in mid-June. “I did it for the people who had supported me […]

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