Call us  Call Us (901) 433-9138

2850 Stage Village Cove No. 5
Bartlett, TN. 38134
Fax (901) 529-7687
News: bartlett.editor@journalinc.com
Advertising: vickie.clark@journalinc.com

 Subscribe in a reader

Education

Arlington schools unveil new district office in 2017

Post Image

One of 2017’s highlights for education in Arlington was the construction and recent dedication of the new district office for Arlington Community Schools. It was built at 12060 Arlington Trail on land donated by the town. The district began construction on Feb. 27 and held the grand opening and ribbon cutting on Dec. 14. The […]

Read More

Winter melodies from Bartlett High freshmen

Post Image
Read More

Senior Savanna Owens signs Letter of Intent to run at U of M

Post Image

Savanna Owens of Bartlett, a senior at Briarcrest Christian School, has signed a Letter of Intent with the University of Memphis for track and field. She has been on the Lady Saints Varsity Track team since her freshman year. Owens has helped lead the Lady Saints varsity track and field team to three consecutive regional […]

Read More

High School students mingle with elderly at Foxbridge

Post Image

Foxbridge Assisted Living and Memory Care Community in Bartlett recently welcomed 80 students from KIPP Collegiate High for a day of service. “The residents and families couldn’t say enough wonderful things about their interactions with the many wonderfully diverse, uplifting, intelligent scholars of KIPP Collegiate High,” said India Brown, community enrichment director. One of the […]

Read More

Collegiate Corner

Post Image

Bartlett student tapped to lead Heather Leslie of Bartlett has been appointed by Dr. Carlos Vargas, president of Southeast Missouri State University, to serve as a presidential ambassador at the university in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Presidential ambassadors assist the president and his staff in greeting and assisting visiting guests and dignitaries, serving at presidential functions […]

Read More

Bartlett High machining class tours Titan

Post Image

Robert Kenyon, owner of Titan Medical Manufacturing LLC, recently invited the Greater Memphis Medical Device Council (GMMDC) and the Bartlett High School machining class to tour his facility. Kenyon shared how his machining career started from a shop class he took at his high school in Texas and eventually lead to an ownership of his […]

Read More

News from Briarcrest Christian School

Post Image

BCHS students to perform at event Briarcrest Christian High School’s fall show, “Baskerville,” has been selected to perform at this year’s Tennessee Thespian Conference held at Middle Tennessee State University on Jan. 12. It is one of just two shows chosen for this prestigious honor. The cast and crew will perform for theatre students from […]

Read More

Redirected flight: Brighton’s turnaround made them Last Team Standing

Post Image

The turning point for the epic turnaround for the 2017 Brighton Cardinal Football team all depends on who you ask. Some of the Cardinal coaches point to the Covington loss, while some might note that the 52-46 win over Kirby alluded to great things to come. For the players, the answers vary — from erasing the […]

Read More

School district, superintendent rank high in Top Workplaces

Post Image

Bartlett City Schools has been ranked second in the “Top 10 Large Business Workplaces” in the Memphis area. Memphis is home to thousands of companies large and small, including multiple major corporations that have been established in the Mid-South for decades. Jason Sykes, BCS communications, volunteer & outreach coordinator, said, “We are honored to receive […]

Read More

Lawsuit adds tension to Lakeland High project

Post Image

Cary and Lillie (Lou) Melton are among a group of Lakeland residents who refuse to accept their city’s and school district’s plans to issue $60 million in bonds without getting public approval. Of that amount, an estimated $36.5 million would be used to build a high school. The Meltons have taken it a step further, […]

Read More

Bartlett choral students warm up a winter’s eve

Post Image
Read More

Suburban school leaders say districts’ formation didn’t hurt Shelby County Schools

Post Image

Leaders of Arlington and Germantown school districts told a town council near Chattanooga last week that their towns’ 2014 secession from Shelby County Schools didn’t hurt the urban district left behind. But that’s not true. In one glaring example, Shelby County Schools was saddled with a $1 billion-plus liability for employee retirement benefits as part […]

Read More