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SBA faces Pi Day

Students at St. Benedict at Auburndale High School weren’t going to let something like spring break spoil their usual Pi Day fun. Math Honor Society Mu Alpha Theta traditionally celebrates the famous number (commonly shortened to 3.14159) on March 14 (also known as 3/14). This year they celebrated it one week early. They sold slices […]

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Missing liquor store owner’s remains found in Mississippi

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On Monday officials positively identified the bagged human remains found in Panola County as those of Sanjay Patel. The liquor store owner went missing from his business on Oct. 3 and was last seen with Marcus Perry. Perry is the man found dead of a gunshot wound in his Bartlett home on Oct. 11. Evidence […]

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ECS among 11 in U.S. rated as exemplary schools

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CORDOVA—Valentine’s Day 2017 was one to remember for Evangelical Christian School, which worked years to achieve a national honor. That’s when ECS announced it had earned Exemplary School Accreditation from the Association of Christian Schools International. It is one of only 11 such schools out of 3,300+ ACSI-member schools in the U.S. The accreditation applies […]

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Business Briefs for Feb. 16, 2017

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LACC awards top businesses at banquet On Jan. 25, the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce recognized top-performing businesses and other leaders who contribute to business success in the city. The chamber’s Annual Awards Banquet Luncheon was held at Club Windward in Lakeland. Honorees included: Making It Happen: Tom Skehan, Lakeland city planner Excellent Customer Service: […]

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TSSAA finalist selected from SBA

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Speaker inspires Bon Lin Middle students at Gold Award celebration

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Music rocked the walls of the Bon Lin Middle School in Bartlett Friday as students filed in for a celebration and to hear an inspirational speech from an iconic Mid-South athlete. The school is one of just two West Tennessee schools honored with a Gold Award for its Response to Instruction and Intervention-Behavior (RTI2-B) program. […]

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Panthers fall to hot Wolves, ready for Arlington

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Going up against Cordova’s tandem of Rodgerick Brown and Tyler Harris Friday night on the road, the Bartlett Panthers knew they needed to play focused basketball in order to compete with one of the county’s hottest teams. After hanging with the Wolves in the first quarter of action, the Panthers began to fall behind in […]

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It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!

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Girl Scouts from around the Mid-South came to their Memphis Leadership Center Saturday for the Girl Scout Cookie Kickoff. Events included a scavenger hunt for posted safety tips, crafts, viewing of cookie sale prizes they could win and other fun activities. The center is at 717 S. White Station Road, Memphis. In the Mid-South, Girl […]

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AWA names Mid-South residents as new board members, committee chairs

The Association for Women Attorneys has released the names of its new board members and committee chairs, including residents of Bartlett, Germantown, Cordova, Memphis and other locales. Officers include: President: Diana Comes of Memphis Immediate Past President: Lisa J. Gill of Memphis President-Elect: Eileen Kuo of Cordova Vice-President: Laura Deakins of Memphis Treasurer: Anita Lotz […]

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Education Briefs for Jan. 5, 2017

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TCAT highlighted in report on increasing Tenn. college graduates The Comptroller’s Office of Research and Education Accountability (OREA) has released a new report examining the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs) and their role in meeting a statewide initiative to increase the number of Tennesseans with a postsecondary credential by 2025. TCATs are Tennessee’s public […]

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Local athletes nominated for All-State team

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More than 30 Shelby-Metro players have been nominated to Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State teams by Journal West 10 Media staff. Nominations were made after recommendations from coaches, media, statistics provided by high school sports information directors and by local statistician Keith Gentry. Members of other Memphis media outlets nominated additional players. The All-State teams […]

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Business Briefs for Nov. 24, 2016

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Bartlett-based credit union opens Collierville branch First South Financial Credit Union, based in Bartlett, has announced a 3,950 square-foot Collierville branch opening at 369 S. Byhalia Road. With 16 Mid-South banking center locations, First South’s continued growth has propelled the credit union to become the largest in West Tennessee based on capital. With many of […]

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