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Arlington town superintendent rejects Millington offer

Staff reports Arlington town superintendent Ed Haley has changed his mind about accepting a new job Feb. 1 as Millington city manager. The move, announced on Jan. 14, is officially off, according to a press statement by Arlington mayor Mike Wissman and the board of aldermen. “After careful consideration, Mr. Haley has decided to reject […]

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Arlington town superintendent resigns for Millington post

Editor’s note: On Jan. 23, Ed Haley reversed his decision to leave the Arlington position; see the updated story here. Staff reports Ed Haley starts a new career February 1 as Millington city manager, but he leaves behind a long legacy of work as Arlington’s town superintendent. He tendered his resignation in Arlington on Jan. […]

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Morris named new St. Benedict principal

Sondra Morris, Principal SBA

The Dec. 16 announcement came after a national search that led to Morris as the best candidate, according to Bishop J. Terry Steib of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis and Janet Donato, Superintendent of Catholic Schools. Donato said, “Mrs. Morris was appointed as interim in April of 2013 and has done an outstanding job of […]

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BPD honors officers

At the Bartlett Police Department’s annual Christmas Dinner during the second weekend of December, several employees were recognized for their years of service. 5 Years: Jailer William Bechtel Dispatcher Shelley Deeken Jailer Joey Delph Officer Lucas Hines Officer Jason Jackson Officer Andrew Maliskas Officer Keith Rose Officer Thomas Whittaker Officer Nathan Willis Officer Grant Young […]

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Miss. State to honor Bartlett vet Feb. 7

A Bartlett native will be among the honorees at the annual Mississippi State University Alumni Association awards banquet on Feb. 7. The College of Veterinary Medicine is honoring Susanne Taylor of Bartlett as its alumni of the year. A 1983 doctor of veterinary medicine graduate, she owns the Wolfchase Animal Hospital. Each of MSU’s eight […]

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Chamber announces Askew as chairman

The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) has named Mark W. Askew as the new chairman of the board for 2014. The decision was announced on Dec. 17 at the chamber’s annual Board of Director/Board of Advisors Holiday Luncheon. Askew is the founder and President of A2H, Inc. and has guided it from a one-man […]

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Bahm named Express editor

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By Carolyn Bahm I’m a small-town woman from southern Mississippi, so Bartlett looks like a big and interesting place to me. But your bustle is already starting to feel like home sweet home when I get into the office. I started this week as the new editor of the Bartlett Express, and I’m enjoying meeting […]

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Bartlett native tours with Broadway musical

By Carolyn Bahm  Bartlett’s own Angela Marie Smith will be making a joyful noise Dec. 3-8 at the Orpheum Theater in the Broadway tour for “Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy.” As a coloratura soprano with a three-octave range, she has earned an ensemble/partial swing role, which means she covers for the entire ensemble of […]

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