Call us  Call Us (901) 433-9138

2850 Stage Village Cove No. 5
Bartlett, TN. 38134
Fax (901) 529-7687
News: bartlett.editor@journalinc.com
Advertising: vickie.clark@journalinc.com

 Subscribe in a reader

Bartlett news

Bartlett High musicians perform at All-West

Twenty-two students from Bartlett High School’s Band recently were chosen for the West Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association (WTSBOA) All-West Band. They performed at the Cannon Center for The Performing Arts in Memphis on Feb. 9-10. The selected band members included: Concert Band: Mazen Al-Ramahi, Tyler Cook, Mark Criswell, Christopher Gilchrist, Samantha Hall, Travis […]

Read More

DAR selects Bartlett youth as WWI essay winner

Post Image

Ryan Beatty of Bartlett, a seventh-grader at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, advanced to a history essay contest’s state level, based on his submission in a local contest sponsored by the Chickasaw Bluff chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution This year marks the 100th anniversary of when WWI ended, and students in […]

Read More

Bartlett students win ‘Letters to Beethoven’ contest

Post Image

Five elementary schools in the Bartlett City Schools system participated in a contest with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra called “Letters to Beethoven.” As part of the contest, students in grades 3-5 from Bartlett Elementary, Bon Lin Elementary, Ellendale Elementary, Oak Elementary and Rivercrest Elementary listened to Beethoven’s music and wrote a letter to the composer. […]

Read More

Bartlett Police Reports for Feb. 12-18, 2018

Post Image

The Bartlett Police Department handled these and other incidents for the period of Feb. 12-18, 2018. Editor’s note: This report represents the most notable incidents provided by BPD and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated […]

Read More

Bartlett bests Arlington

Post Image
Read More

‘It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men’

Post Image
Read More

Former Bartlett resident faces trial in deadly 2015 train wreck

Post Image

Former Bartlett resident and suspended Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian got some stunning news on Feb. 6: He will stand trial after all for the 2015 train accident that killed eight people and left about 200 more injured. Bostian, 34, is a 2001 graduate of Bartlett High School. The prosecution has been a stop-and-start affair from […]

Read More

Bartlett, Arlington youths win with fire prevention posters

NASHVILLE — Bartlett and Arlington children were among the artists recognized by the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) in its 2017 Fire Prevention Poster Contest and Fire Prevention Video Contest. The awards event was on Feb. 10 at Conservation Hall at the Tennessee Governor’s Residence in Nashville. Both statewide contests were designed to harness Tennesseans’ […]

Read More

Collegiate Corner

Post Image

Colleges and universities have the following announcements about Mid-South students. Honors Taylor Mallett of Arlington was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga. Eligible students must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. Britney Bost of Bartlett […]

Read More

Bartlett Chick-fil-A to open by early April

Post Image

It’s possible there could be a long-anticipated chick, or at least chicken, in Bartlett’s Easter basket this year. Allen Arant is opening his and the city’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant sometime around the end of March or early April. The exact date has not yet been announced. “The store is under construction and looking pretty good […]

Read More

Brown named to The Arc Mid-South’s board

Post Image

Lester Brown, a vice president/relationship manager with First Tennessee Bank’s Private Client Services, has joined The Arc Mid-South’s Board of Directors. He is based at First Tennessee’s Bartlett office (6891 Summer Ave.) Brown also serves on the Board of Directors of Playhouse on the Square and Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce. He is a 1998 […]

Read More

Bartlett falls to Cordova

Post Image
Read More