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St. Agnes Academy Class of 2017

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RELATED STORIES Valedictorian, Abby Heck Salutatorian, Allison Raney The St. Agnes Class of 2017 is Ella Anderson, Tucker Andreini, Maria Ayerdis, Mary Ayotte, Kate Baker, Breana Bardos, Emily Barnes, Cason Berkenstock, Destini Berry, Julia Beyer, Kwinci Britt, Catherine Broughton, Caroline Buck, Ashton Bunch, Hayley Bunch, Elizabeth Burgess, Madisyn Cates, Eliza Chance, Macy Chapman, Aidan Connell, […]

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St. Agnes valedictorian: Abby Heck

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St. Agnes Academy Class of 2017 valedictorian, Abby Heck, distinguished herself as an outstanding scholar and athlete during her 13 years as a student at St. Agnes Academy. In the fall, she will attend the University of Notre Dame, where she will play Division 1 golf on a full scholarship. She plans to study pre-med. […]

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St. Agnes salutatorian: Allison Raney

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St. Agnes Academy Salutatorian Allison Raney will attend the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where she was awarded a University of Alabama Huntsville Charger Excellence Scholarship and a University of Alabama Huntsville Charger Excellence Housing Scholarship. Allison is a National Merit Commended Student, and she earned recognition as an AP Scholar with Distinction. She served […]

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Education briefs for May 11, 2017

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Briarcrest High School announces Who’s Who Briarcrest High School Who’s Who is selected by faculty members based on scholarship, character, leadership, service to school and community. Congratulations to the following 2017 honorees. 9th grade: Alli Clarkson and Carrington Kelsey. 10th grade: Kate Basse, Rachel Sullivan, Jack Kruse and Jake Purkey. 11th grade: Lilac Ding, Emily […]

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YTD home sales rise for Bartlett, Arlington, Lakeland

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The total Memphis area (as well as Bartlett, Arlington and Lakeland) is seeing rises in year-to-date sales through the end of April, according to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors property records database. “The first four months of the year have been very solid,” said MAAR President Tommie Criswell. “Now we get a slight boost […]

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‘Pistols & Petticoats’ dances welcome newcomers

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Round and round they go, and it’s a fun evening for square dancers in Bartlett. Pistols & Petticoats, the group that meets regularly at Bartlett United Methodist Church, periodically offers lessons on Wednesday nights to get newcomers interested in the pastime. Glenda Torvik of Collierville, a member, said dancers also come from throughout the region […]

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BREAKING: BPD names suspect in liquor store robbery

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[Editor’s note: Updated at 4:15 p.m. May 10 with a list of eight recent liquor store robberies and a description of the suspect.] A suspect killed in an attempted liquor store robbery in Memphis Saturday may be responsible for a holdup at a Bartlett liquor store. Capt. Tina Schaber of the Bartlett Police Department said […]

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Bartlett, Arlington, Lakeland pros dinged in March report

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Licensed business people from Bartlett, Arlington, Lakeland and Memphis have faced substantial fines recently, according to the March report from the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s Division of Regulatory Boards. Yolander King of Bartlett, in the cosmetology and barber category, had her license suspended on March 31 for failure to comply with one or […]

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Business Briefs for April 27, 2017

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What will open at Stage Road and Bartlett Blvd? Curiosity is about to be satisfied for all the people who have been wondering just what is being built at the corner of Bartlett Boulevard and Stage Road. There will be a new Valero convenience store and gas pumps replacing the gas station that was once […]

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Author debuts ‘Just One Kiss’ on April 18

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A Memphis author’s erotic romance novel debuted earlier this month. “Just One Kiss” by B.B. McNeil became available on April 18. McNeil provided a summary of the plot and its two main characters. Leah Simone Bradshaw just arrived in Washington, D.C., hoping to put miles between her new life and the relationship turmoil left behind […]

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Catholic schools vie for academic honors at SBA event April 1

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Students made the most of the 28th Annual St. Benedict at Auburndale High School (SBA) Academics Day for the Diocese of Memphis Middle Schools on April 1. Top honors went to the team from St. Francis of Assisi School in Cordova. Sponsors were the SBA National Honor Society and Knowledge Bowl Team. They brought a […]

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Teen shot near Raleigh-Egypt High School

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MEMPHIS — Someone shot a young man near the baseball field behind Raleigh Egypt High School shortly after 2 p.m. today, April 5. The victim is a 19-year-old black male and is not a student at the school, according to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Earle Farrell. The victim was shot once in the leg […]

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