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Collegiate Corner for Feb. 23, 2017

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Colleges and universities have the following announcements about area students. Honors Angel A. Mercado of Bartlett has been named to the fall 2016 dean’s list for Rhodes College. Qualifying students must be enrolled in at least 16 credit hours of academic work and must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.70 or better. Mercado […]

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Arlington sees property crimes, intimidation in January

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Arlington during the first half of January. For later January incidents, see next week’s issue of The Bartlett Express. 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 […]

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Breaking news: body ID’d in Arlington, 8K death in Bartlett

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Body found in Arlington ID’d as missing man with dementia The body found around noon Tuesday in a wooded patch of Arlington has been identified as 63-year-old John Shields, who suffered from dementia and diabetes. He was prone to wandering and was last seen alive midday on Jan. 31 at his apartment near Hacks Cross […]

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Arlington basketball: A family tradition

If there were a theme song for the Arlington basketball program, it should be Hank William Jr.’s “family tradition.” Why? Well, given that there are four sets of siblings playing basketball, it fits the narrative. Yes, FOUR sets of siblings. The Arlington boys team features a starting back court tandem of Luke (senior), and Sam (sophomore) […]

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Body found in Arlington woods today

[Editor’s note: The body has been identified as that of a missing Shelby County man; see our updated story for details.] The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded Tuesday to a report of a body found in the woods in Arlington. It was found behind a home at 5374 Hidden Meadows Drive around noon. Earle Farrell, […]

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HOORAY for cheer champs!

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Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country Bartlett High’s cheerleaders were rated as some of the best in the nation in this weekend’s National Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Fla. They took second place in for Junior Varsity Game Day and eighth place for Junior Varsity Non Tumbling. Arlington High’s cheerleaders were also rated as […]

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At a Glance for Feb. 16, 2017

Saint Francis-Bartlett offers information on conquering joint pain A free seminar on Feb. 16 will help people with stiff and sore joints learn how Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett can help identify causes and treat their pain. The event will be 6-9 p.m. in the hospital’s Magnolia Room. Admission is free. To attend, call (877) 624-2762 to […]

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Couple hits the road for open-ended travel

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[Editor’s note: With the exception of the blog link at the bottom of this story, external links in this article are to related topics; these links were not provided by the interview subjects.] Ross Pennington and Sheena Henry are young professionals who could work almost anywhere, so they poured their dreams into a mobile lifestyle. […]

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Collegiate Corner

Universities and colleges have released the following information about area students. Honors Jessica D. Brewer of Arlington has been named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. Qualifying students must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours […]

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Lady Tigers beat Bartlett

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Arlington sweeps season series with Bartlett

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Sitting in the stands on Friday and watching his sons Luke Wiseman and Sam Wiseman play basketball for Arlington, Lang Wiseman, a point guard/wing player at the University of Tennessee from 1989-93, admitted that his hands would be sore Saturday morning. “I’m a little excitable, you can tell,” said Wiseman, who was All-SEC his junior […]

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Trio of violent crimes hits Bartlett, Millington, Lakeland

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A Lakeland shooting Friday night capped a string of unusual violence in Shelby County suburbs. Earlier in the week, a carjacker shot a victim in Bartlett on Jan. 25, and a Millington man stabbed his grandmother and mother mid-day on Friday. Lakeland shooting The Shelby County Sheriff’s office reported that one Lakeland brother apparently shot […]

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