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Bartlett hospital responds to ED ruling in Arlington

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Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency (HSDA) ruled on Aug. 23 to deny a Certificate of Need request from Baptist Memorial Hospital for a freestanding emergency department in Arlington. In response, Chris Locke, CEO of Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett, released the following statement: “We are pleased with the Agency’s decision and agree that Baptist’s application does […]

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Germantown tops Tennessee in high school test scores

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Three years after breaking off from Memphis schools, most of Shelby County’s six suburban school systems showed modest improvements on state test scores for high schools – and one outpaced all districts across Tennessee. Germantown Municipal School District had the highest gains of high schoolers passing the state’s new TNReady test in 2017, besting all […]

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Collegiate Corner

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Universities and colleges have released the following information about Mid-South students. Scholarships The Educational & Memorial Foundation of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) in Brentwood, Tenn., recently awarded scholarships to 18 Memphis-area residents for the 2017-18 academic year. The recipients include Michelle Swain of Lakeland and Baylor White of Cordova, both of […]

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Tigers take it to Gryphons

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The Tiger quarterback and running back tandem of Tate Kolwyck and Kenneth Walker helped power Arlington’s offense past St. George’s to the tune of a 48-29 win last Friday on the road. Kolwyck, who threw for 174 yards, was able to nimbly elude swift defensive pressure much of the game, while Walker used downfield vision […]

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(Part 1 of 2) Alderman candidates deliver clear responses in Arlington forum

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[Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of a two-part article, covering a lengthy forum.] Candidates for four aldermen seats and three school board seats shared their differing visions for Arlington in a forum hosted Aug. 15 at Arlington High School. The aldermen talked about their pride in their town’s direction and what they hope to […]

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Campbell, Wright sign to play D1 baseball

Former Arlington High School and Northwest Mississippi teammates Aaron Campbell and Jarod Wright will both be continuing their baseball careers at NCAA Div. 1 schools. Northwest Mississippi, this years MACJC Runner-up in baseball, announced that Campbell has signed with Ohio Valley Conference member Austin Peay, while Wright will continue his collegiate baseball career at the […]

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Tigers suffer tough loss to Pharaohs

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News in Brief for Aug. 24, 2017

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Gelato Café in Bartlett to close by end of August The Gelato Café in Bartlett announced via Facebook late Monday night that it will be closing at its current location on Aug. 31. It is in the Bartlett Towne Center at 5985 Stage Road. Owner Maher Garada wrote, “We are sad to announce that Gelato […]

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Doubling down: Arlington restaurant moves to Millington for expansion

The grill is being fired up, the sauce is being created and the pies are being whipped. For a year and a half, the menu of Double D’s BBQ Restaurant and Lounge came to life at the previous location of 9508 Millington-Arlington Road. The taste of smoked ribs, homemade buttermilk pies and thick-cut bologna led […]

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Panthers practice under Friday Night Lights

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Millington was on center stage last Friday night welcoming residents from Fayette County, Collierville, Arlington, Germantown and Bartlett. The home of the Trojans hosted the 2017 Shelby County Football Jamboree for the first time. With coordination from the Millington Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and Millington Central High School staff, the event ran smoothly […]

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Week 1: Journal West 10 Media Power 10

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The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible to be included in this ranking. Each week throughout 2017, see how the poll shakes out. Here are the preseason rankings heading into Week 1.

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Arlington OKs more than $260K in town projects

The Arlington town board approved resolutions on four projects totaling more than $260,000 Monday night. Resolutions included: Entering into an agreement with Powers Hill Design LLC to perform professional services for the Phase 2 of the Forrest Street Park project. The cost will be $130,435. Entering into an agreement with CSX Transportation Inc. for construction […]

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