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Collegiate Corner

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Arlington student enrolls at Belmont University Audrey O’Neill of Arlington was among the freshmen who recently enrolled at Belmont University in Nashville for the fall 2017 semester. The university welcomed 8,080 students to the first day of classes, nearly triple the enrollment in 2000. Bartlett student inducted into Phi Zeta Kappa Bartlett resident Jobelle Gulian, […]

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Arlington takes early lead, bests Bartlett 55-20

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One of the biggest rushes Arlington’s football team had on Friday came after their game against Bartlett. Players stormed out of the locker room when they learned chicken sandwiches were waiting for them. “It’s amazing right now,” said Tigers linebacker Logan Feathers of the sandwich and could have said of the 55-20 Region 7-6A homecoming […]

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AHS senior Luke Patterson signs for Bethel University

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4 aldermen, 3 school board members elected in Arlington

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ARLINGTON — Last Thursday saw a turnout of 1,112 voters in Arlington’s election of aldermen and school board members. At press time, the following results were still unofficial, pending certification. Alderman position 2: Cheryl Pardue, who ran unopposed, was the winner with 925 votes. There were 46 write-ins. Alderman position 4: Incumbent Oscar Brooks Sr. won […]

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Tigers pick up road win despite turnovers

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Arlington got huge plays from its familiar two-headed monster Friday and beat Liberty Tech Magnet 45-31 on the road. Senior quarterback Tate Kolwyck and junior running back combined to account for more than 500 yards of the Tigers’ total offense and had a hand in all of their touchdowns. Despite throwing for 3 interceptions, Kolwyck […]

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Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program

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Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. […]

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Tigers outlast Spartans at home

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The Arlington Tigers withstood a 24-point scoring burst in the second quarter of their home game against White Station to eventually beat the Spartans 35-31 Friday night. Arlington scored first and led 7-0 at the end of the first quarter. However, the Spartans outscored Arlington 24-14 in the second quarter to take a 24-21 into […]

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2 Arlington students named as National Merit Semi-Finalists

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Two Arlington students and others from the Mid-South recently joined the ranks of the nation’s top students as the National Merit Scholarship Program named its semi-finalists last week. The Arlington High School students who made the prestigious list are Taylor A. Dempsey and Luke M. Durkee. Students on the list also represented schools in Collierville, […]

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Memphis area sees highest home sales of year in August

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MEMPHIS — August home sales in the Memphis-area increased 10.3 percent from a year ago, with 1,942 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of Realtors property records database. Sales were up 11.2 percent from July, when there were 1,747 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 4.4 percent at $183,175. Inventory decreased […]

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MAAR members elect 2018-19 board of directors

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MEMPHIS — At the Memphis Area Association of Realtors’ annual meeting and election on Aug. 31, MAAR members elected five individuals to the 2018-2019 board of directors. They are: 2018 Director/2019 Vice President Amanda Lott of Crye-Leike Inc. 2018-2019 Director Eric Fuhrman of Crye-Leike Inc. 2018-2019 Director Keith Gilliam of Weichert-Realtors-BenchMark 2018-2019 Director Grace Uhlhorn of […]

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Millington man dies in I-40 accident

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[Editor’s note: This story reflects a correction we published on Sept. 28; the original story referred to Mr. Asemota by the wrong gender. We regret the error and extend our condolences to the Asemota family.] ARLINGTON — A four-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 Thursday killed one Millington man, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Blessing Asemota, […]

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Planning helps Bartlett, Arlington with Hurricane Harvey’s remnants

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Just over four inches of rain hit the greater Memphis metro area on Thursday as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey swept through the region, but city officials in Bartlett and Arlington said good preparation helped them weather the heavy rains and winds without too much trouble. According to the National Weather Service, rain started locally […]

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