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Arlington, Lakeland rated in state’s top 10 cities for young families

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Arlington and Lakeland ranked in the top 10 on NerdWallet.com’s list of “Best Cities for Young Families,” which rated 99 cities in Tennessee. Arlington, in first place for its high prosperity and family friendliness. The town saw a 77.4 percent increase in family income over the past 15 years and a zero poverty rate for […]

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Colleagues, family, friends support Team Noah

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When Bailey Station Elementary School teacher Cindy Schepman asked her colleagues to support her family in a worthy cause this month, she already knew how they felt about it. For the past two years, her BSE colleagues had been sharing her fears and joys about Noah, her 17-month-old grandson. Noah was born with spina bifida, […]

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Utley-Welker

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Mr. and Mrs. Steve Utley of Bartlett have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Leigh Utley, to Collierville’s Andrew Kyle Welker, the son of Mr. Steve Welker and Ms. Dawn Welker. Utley, who graduated from Bolton High School in 2005, received a master’s degree in Health Administration in 2012 from the University of Memphis. […]

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Local municipalities reach petition goals for grocery wine sales vote

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As of Monday, work continued on verifying signatures on petitions to add the Wine in Grocery Store (WIGS) referendum to the Nov. 4 ballot for Memphis, but the goal seems within reach. Other munitipalities have reached their goals already: Memphis: 12,355 valid; 13,372 needed Arlington: 328 valid; 328 needed Bartlett: 1,623 valid; 1,622 needed Collierville: […]

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Monday thunderstorms scattered damages

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High winds associated with an early evening thunderstorm on Monday, July 14, knocked down trees and utility lines in Shelby County. More than 30,000 people were left without power. In Bartlett, police directed people away from downed tree limbs and guided motorists through several intersections where traffic lights were out. In Collierville, the storm also […]

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Farm fresh

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All photos are from Bartlett Station Farmers Market on June 14, 2014. Photos by Carolyn Bahm. Shelby County farmers’ markets offer an array Shelby County is home to a wealth of farmers’ markets that provide locally grown fruits, vegetables, meats, honey, canned goods, flowers and more for the home. The following list provides details on each […]

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Fantastic leaps before the track meet

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The 24th annual Rochelle Stevens Invitational Track Meet was held Saturday at St. George’s Independent High School. More than 700 athletes and spectators from seven states were on hand for field events, sprints, long-distance runs and relays. The event, hosted by Olympic gold and silver medalist and Shelby County native Rochelle Stevens, is sanctioned by […]

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Bartlett well represented at All-Star game

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The State Farm Shelby County All-Star Baseball Game at Millington’s USA Stadium is becoming a post Memorial Day tradition in the area. The first two games held between the best of the public schools vs. the best of the private schools have gone the way of the private schools. The nine-inning format was set for […]

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Bartlett boys lose 2-1 against Collierville

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Bartlett takes 4th in Panther Relays

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The Bartlett High School boys’ track and field team recently finished fourth in the Panther Relays. Thirteen schools participated in the event, which was hosted by Bartlett. Overall scores: Collierville: 87.5 Briarcrest: 85 CBHS: 76 Bartlett: 70 Central: 54 Arlington: 48.5 Cordova: 46 Bolton: 38 Harding: 36 Germantown: 26 Houston: 22.5 Southwind: 21.5 Kirby: 8 […]

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Fat Tuesday party helps Mid-South Food Bank

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COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — Sheffield Antiques Mall hosted a Mardi Gras Celebration benefiting the Mid-South Food Bank on March 4. The benefit, which included an array of Creole dishes, live jazz from the Carl Wolfe Quartet and a treasure hunt, resulted in almost $5,700 for the Food Bank, which distributes millions of pounds of food to hungry people […]

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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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