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AWC wrestlers honored at TNAAU tourney

In one of the toughest competitions the Arlington Wrestling Club has seen all season, the top five wrestlers received honors at the Tennessee Amateur Athletic Union (TNAAU) Region 4/5 Top 100 Tournament recently in Lebanon, Tenn. Winners in the 85-lb. weight class division were Caleb Morgan, tournament champion, winning in double overtime; Chris Deluca and […]

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Planning sessions can cut college costs 60%

Shelby County, Tenn. — Mid-South students and their parents can participate in a free college and career planning event in their local area that can help cut college costs up to 60 percent and provide valuable step-by- step insight on college preparation at several locations around the county.  Local high school students and parents are invited to […]

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Musicians competing for solo and ensemble honors

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Arlington school board debuts newest policies

By Carolyn Bahm Express Editor Policies are the strong underpinnings of a school district, and the Arlington school board framed some key ones on Feb. 13, when they were publicly read for the first time. The second reading and final approval are expected at the Feb. 25 special-called meeting. The policies include: Attendance of non-resident […]

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Lady Panthers beat Lady Wolves 47-29

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Military Matters

Air National Guard Airmen Brady D. Stewart and Jacob D. Lanzer, and Airman 1st Class Christian G. Clement have graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airmen completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and […]

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Arlington beats Millington 58-47

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sports Editor The best team in District 14-3A paid a visit to Millington on Jan. 28 trying to duplicate a 91-53 win from earlier in the month. But the Tigers found themselves in a tighter contest with the Trojans this time and were only ahead 15-13 after the first quarter. Arlington […]

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Lady Tigers bury Millington 70-26

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sports Editor The Millington Lady Trojans were keeping pace in the early moments against the best team in District 14-3A. Lady Trojans like Gabby Knox and Jhardae Walker scored buckets on the south basket of the Williams Osteen Gymnasium to make the score 9-6 in favor of the Arlington Lady Tigers. […]

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Veterans group to meet Feb. 10 in Arlington

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The provisional Arlington American Legion Post will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 in Arlington. The meeting location will be Living Word Lutheran Church at 11974 Walker Street next to the public library off the Historic Depot Square in Arlington. The featured speaker will be the 10th District Commander, Michael Hale, who is expected to […]

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SCSO catches auto burglary suspect

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A suspected Arlington car burglar confessed Friday to using a stolen credit card and signing the receipt to buy a 60-inch LG television. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) got a tip on Jan. 31 that Jonathan Hill was the suspect who broke a vehicle’s passenger side window two days earlier and stole the victim’s […]

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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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Youth Villages seeks caring adults to be kids’ mentors

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During National Mentoring Month in January, Youth Villages is looking for more caring adults to serve as friends and role models to children with emotional and behavioral problems. Mentors commit to spending four to six hours per month with a child for six months. Mentors must be at least 21 years old, pass a background […]

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