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Bartlett’s TNReady scores are late, Arlington’s arrived today

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Bartlett City Schools and the Lakeland School System did not receive results from the TNReady tests by a May 22 deadline, so those test scores will not be counted in the final report cards of those districts’ students. Districts can opt out of using the scores if they haven’t gotten them within five days of […]

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MLGW gives update on destroyed substation

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Memphis Light Gas and Water is still wrapping up work on fully restoring the substation destroyed in a July 11 explosion last year. The catastrophic failure at Substation 68 destroyed the breaker, one transformer and the control house, leaving most of Lakeland and Arlington, as well as part of Bartlett, without power temporarily. The new […]

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Legals for May 18, 2017

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Real people, real struggles with deadly heroin addiction

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[Editor’s note: This is the fifth and final a series of columns on the perils of heroin. The first published on April 20 and has been the most widely read column of any published in The Bartlett Express. See the first column here, the second column here, the third column here, and the fourth column here. […]

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Unknown Arlington gambler holds $50K Powerball ticket

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NASHVILLE— As the jackpot for Powerball rises, now at $228 million for Saturday, thousands of Tennessee players continue to win prizes in the game’s other prize levels. Wednesday night, there were 17,621 winning Powerball tickets in Tennessee, including one purchased in Arlington that is now worth $50,000. No additional details about the winner are available until the […]

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Perritt signs with Dyersburg State

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Bartlett drugstore robbery was 1 of 3 within just hours

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Armed robbers struck the Bartlett Prescription Shop (5675 Stage Road) just before 10 a.m. on May 4 and made off with thousands in narcotics and cough medicine. The business owner said two men entered with semi-automatic handguns and ordered employees to get down on the floor. Those two suspects wore black hoodies, black mask, white […]

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AHS valedictorian: Andrew Ma

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Arlington High School’s valedictorian of the Class of 2017, Andrew Ma, will be attending the University of Alabama in Huntsville and will major in computer engineering. Andrew was a National Merit Finalist and an AP Scholar with Distinction. He achieved a score of 35 on the ACT and a 1540 on the SAT, and he […]

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AHS salutatorian: Hoang-Viet Tran

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Hoang-Viet Tran will graduate Arlington High School as the Class of 2017’s salutatorian and an AP Scholar with honors. He will attend Rhodes College in the fall with his full tuition paid as a Bonner Scholar. His major will be in biology on the pre-med track. He scored 33 on the ACT, and his accomplishments […]

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St. Agnes Academy Class of 2017

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RELATED STORIES Valedictorian, Abby Heck Salutatorian, Allison Raney The St. Agnes Class of 2017 is Ella Anderson, Tucker Andreini, Maria Ayerdis, Mary Ayotte, Kate Baker, Breana Bardos, Emily Barnes, Cason Berkenstock, Destini Berry, Julia Beyer, Kwinci Britt, Catherine Broughton, Caroline Buck, Ashton Bunch, Hayley Bunch, Elizabeth Burgess, Madisyn Cates, Eliza Chance, Macy Chapman, Aidan Connell, […]

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St. Agnes valedictorian: Abby Heck

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St. Agnes Academy Class of 2017 valedictorian, Abby Heck, distinguished herself as an outstanding scholar and athlete during her 13 years as a student at St. Agnes Academy. In the fall, she will attend the University of Notre Dame, where she will play Division 1 golf on a full scholarship. She plans to study pre-med. […]

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St. Agnes salutatorian: Allison Raney

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St. Agnes Academy Salutatorian Allison Raney will attend the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where she was awarded a University of Alabama Huntsville Charger Excellence Scholarship and a University of Alabama Huntsville Charger Excellence Housing Scholarship. Allison is a National Merit Commended Student, and she earned recognition as an AP Scholar with Distinction. She served […]

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