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Bartlett B&B draws neighbor’s complaint

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A Bartlett resident complained Oct. 24 about a bed-and-breakfast she believes is disrupting her neighborhood. Patsy Dawson, who lives on Oak Walk Lane, wants the board to remove and prevent this kind of commercialization in a residential area. “We live in Oak Forest, a nice neighborhood, and we don’t need that in our neighborhood,” she […]

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Bartlett Police handle spree of car burglaries, thefts

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More than 20 owners in Bartlett found that someone burglarized, stole or damaged their vehicles in a rash of driveway and parking lot crimes last week. Some got off lightly with their car interiors left in disarray. Others were left staring at an empty driveway, wondering where their ride went. Almost every victim admitted leaving […]

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Books from Birth, Porter-Leath merge to serve more in Shelby County

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The love of books starts children on the right road to an educated life, and there’s a program across Shelby County that offers children free books monthly through age 5. Shelby County Books From Birth, the largest affiliate of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in the U.S., already provides free, age-appropriate books for nearly 70 percent […]

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Creepy times at Halloween Cove

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Soliciting minor lands Arlington man in prison

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ARLINGTON — An Arlington man, Matthew Marr, has been sentenced to federal prison for soliciting a minor child through social media. D. Michael Dunavant, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the sentence Monday. According to information presented in court, between June and September 2016, Marr used the Internet to meet and seduce […]

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Spooktacular concert by BCCB

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Old Lakeland mall crumbles, makes way for Lake District

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Gym injury leads to male breast cancer discovery

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Mike Worsham, a Bartlett pharmacist and Collierville resident, vividly remembers a lucky accident at the gym back in 1998. It stung at the time, but it ended up saving his life. He was doing dumbbell presses to the point of exhaustion, and he let the equipment down on his chest. One dumbbell raked across his […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Oct. 16-22, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incideents for the period of Oct. 16-22. These represent the most notable incidents for the reporting period and do not necessarily reflect all police activity. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for stolen/damaged […]

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PICK ME UP: Interception helps Panthers regain momentum

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Most Friday nights, the turning point of a football game might be debatable. But most at Mooney Bosewell Field in Millington Friday night on either side of the stadium would pinpoint the interception of Bartlett Panther Kyler Allen as the biggest moment. Allen snatched a deflected pass from Millington Trojan quarterback Zeb Marvin out of […]

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Children: Send us your best turkey recipes!

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Children have the funniest ideas about holiday traditions and the process of cooking. We thought it would be fun to find out what your kids thinks about preparing the main dish for Thanksgiving. Ask your young ones to explain “How to Cook a Turkey” and send it in to us. We want to read their […]

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Tigers fall after mounting ‘epic’ comeback

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With Cordova leading 42-27 over Arlington, Cordova Head Coach Anthony Jones told his team at halftime that something crazy was going to happen. It certainly did. Roaring back from a 56-27 deficit, Arlington outscored the Wolves 36-9 to pull within 65-63 with 6:24 left in the game, before Cordova’s  Jeremy Banks scored his seventh touchdown […]

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