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Arlington Community Schools

Bartlett’s Lady Panthers fall to Arlington Tigers, 59-40

After falling behind early to Arlington on the road, the Lady Panthers were never able to claw their way back into Friday’s contest. After being outscored 15-5 in the first period, Bartlett matched the Lady Tigers basket for basket in the second. Down 30-20 to start the second quarter, Bartlett relied on senior Shondria Scruggs […]

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AHS secretary indicted, $172K missing

An estimated $172,000 missing from Arlington High School funds led to the indictment last week of former financial secretary Toni Cox. An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s office found that she allegedly misappropriated at least $142,000 of school collections from Arlington High School for herself and took an additional $30,000 – much of it collected […]

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Arlington evaluates car for superintendent

By Carolyn Bahm Express Editor A vehicle for the Arlington school superintendent was part of discussions at the Arlington town board meeting Monday night. The town board approved buying and owning the vehicle with plans to transfer it over to the school district at a later date. Mayor Mike Wissman said that approving only a […]

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Arlington, Lakeland approve superintendents’ contracts

By Carolyn Bahm Express Editor Arlington unanimously approved Supt. Tammy Mason’s contract with an annual salary of $143,000, a business vehicle, health insurance, and other benefits. No performance bonus is included. Lakeland approved Supt. Ted Horrell’s contract with an annual salary of $132,600, a $200 monthly car allowance, mileage reimbursement for business-related travel beyond 60 […]

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Arlington weighs contract terms

By Carolyn Bahm Express Editor The Arlington school board and its superintendent chosen in a Dec. 23 vote are still negotiating contract terms, but details are likely to be ironed out during the first week of January. The chosen candidate, Tammy Mason, discussed the contract discussion’s progress Tuesday and said she is looking forward to […]

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Lakeland, Arlington share candidates for school superintendent

By Carolyn Bahm Express Editor Lakeland and Arlington school boards separately interviewed the same four candidates for superintendent on Jan. 20. Although the leading candidate was not yet chosen at press time on Monday, one or more job offers may soon be on the table. The boards planned to meet separately Monday afternoon to compare […]

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Local athletes compete in All-Star game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sports Editor The annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star game was getting ugly real fast. As some spectators were still finding their seats in the MUS Football Stadium Saturday, the Red Team was ahead 24-7 after one quarter. But the 12th edition of the All-Star game would end up being […]

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Tigers toppled in tourney

Hendersonville’s offense proved too much for Arlington Friday night in the TSSAA Class 6A tournament game as the Tigers gave up more than 400 yards on the ground in a 49-31 loss. While Arlington gave up only 35 passing yards in the contest, Hendersonville’s vaunted run attack was virtually unstoppable from start to finish. The […]

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