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Bartlett sprints toward city school district and lawsuit settlement

By Carolyn Bahm Bartlett has passed four milestones toward launching a new city school district and settling the pending municipal schools lawsuit. The negotiated settlement gained these approvals: • Shelby County School Board on Nov. 26 • Bartlett Board of Aldermen on Nov. 27 • Shelby County Board of Commissioners on Dec. 2 • Bartlett […]

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Going the Distance

Collierville Town Hall was brimming with state and local leaders Friday morning for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the final segment of Tenn. 385. The new segment is named for former Tennessee Governor Winfield Dunn, who lived in Shelby County when elected governor in 1970. Among those in attendance Friday were Sen. Mark Norris, Sen. […]

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Panthers fall to Mustangs

The Bartlett Panthers fell to 1-1 on the season Friday night after losing to Houston 59-34 on the road. The Panthers hung with the Mustangs in the first half and went into halftime down only six points. However, Houston used a 18-7 run in the third quarter to pull away from Bartlett for good. The […]

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Creating ‘CHATTER’

Students in the Bartlett Performing Arts Conference Center TheaterKids program recently joined with Memphis-based Chatterbox Audio Theater for four live performances of Alice in Wonderland at BPACC. Students used myriad devices to create sound effects for the audio-centric show.

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Bartlett poet to take spotlight at Neshoba Church

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By Carolyn Bahm David Gale Wright has been writing verses since his earliest memories, and the Bartlett poet will be featured at this month’s Neshoba Coffee House on Dec. 4. Writers, poets, musicians, and other creative people perform for small crowds at the recurring event. It is hosted the first Wednesday of each month at […]

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Bartlett native tours with Broadway musical

By Carolyn Bahm  Bartlett’s own Angela Marie Smith will be making a joyful noise Dec. 3-8 at the Orpheum Theater in the Broadway tour for “Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy.” As a coloratura soprano with a three-octave range, she has earned an ensemble/partial swing role, which means she covers for the entire ensemble of […]

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Saint Francis most recent target of BlueCross network disruption

By Jeremy Clark As a local healthcare leader providing care for the people in our community, Saint Francis embraces and enjoys many partnerships that make our mission possible. Some of these include working with other healthcare companies and some are simply with local individuals who advocate for what we provide our community. Regardless of their […]

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Panthers use late surge to pull away from FCA

The Bartlett boys’ basketball team turned on the afterburners when they needed to Monday night at home to pull away from a pesky FCA team and earn a 70-52 win. The Nighthawks kept the game close for the first half of the contest. However, the Panthers outscored FCA 39-23 in the second half thanks in […]

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Lady Panthers lose home opener

The Bartlett Lady Panthers fell to the FCA Nighthawks 57-52 Monday night at home in their first game of the season. The Nighthawks jumped on Bartlett early, taking a 14-12 lead into the second quarter. However, the Lady Panthers answered with 15 points in the second to take a 27-25 lead into halftime. Both teams […]

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BHS drumming up funds with bazaar

By Carolyn Bahm For a band rated as superior, raising $4,000 in travel funds is an achievable goal. Bartlett High School band students plan to earn more than half that by showcasing local crafts and businesses at their Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 23. The bazaar will be in the gym of Bethel Church in Bartlett […]

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Center accepting Christmas gifts for autistic children

By Carolyn Bahm Autistic children may relate to the world differently, but they understand the joys of Christmas. Their presents will stack a little higher under the tree with help from a Bartlett nonprofit autism center. Transformations Autism Treatment Center in Bartlett is hosting an angel tree and inviting people to sponsor an “autistic angel” […]

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Nov. 13 Legals

• City of Bartlett NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to the requirements of the State of Tennessee and Ordinances of the City of Bartlett, Tennessee, the following is published and made known to all interested persons: The Bartlett Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet on Monday, November 26th, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. in the […]

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