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Millington institution Frenchy’s opens new location

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The familiar sign attached to the ragged brick wall located at 5114 Navy Road is gone — but it’s moving up the road. Frenchy’s Barber Shop will now call 5149 Easley St. home. More than 50 years of memories started by the late Clarence Joseph “Frenchy” Levesque have been in the care and skillful hands […]

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Bartlett suffers first loss of season against Houston

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Check local sales just in time for frost-free planting

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Spring officially arrived on March 20, and our spring bloom period is underway with the green film of pollen expected soon. The days are lengthening and Daylight Saving Time affords us more opportunities to work in our gardens in the evening. If you have spring fever, it is understandable. April is a great time to […]

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Drug charges filed in fatal shooting near Bartlett

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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — No charges will be filed in the shooting death of a man near Bartlett Elementary on March 28, according to Shelby County authorities. Denzel Jordan, 21, told deputies he fired outside his home several times in self-defense, fatally wounding Jeremy Williams, 25. Officers responding to the 11:05 a.m. emergency call found […]

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Saint Francis-Bartlett honors doctors March 30

Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett honored its physicians on March 30, which is recognized as National Doctors’ Day. In addition to a luncheon featuring a Superheroes theme, the event also marked an opportunity to present the Physician of the Year award and Physician Leadership award. Katherine Allan, M.D., was named the Physician of the Year. Allan, an […]

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TN’s spring turkey season now open

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Tennessee’s 2018 spring turkey season opened on March 31 and will continue through May 13. Spring turkey harvest numbers have been consistent for a number of years in Tennessee. Tennessee turkey hunters have passed the 30,000 harvest mark for 15 consecutive years during this season. Hunting hours for turkeys are 30 minutes before to legal […]

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Legals for March 29, 2018

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Family-owned hardware store sticks to roots, takes pride in service

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Germantown Hardware and Paint has been open for less than two decades but the store’s owners continue to take a long-established approach to business by concentrating on top of the line products and hands-on customer service. “We focus on having everything that a true hardware store should have,” said owner Justin Wagner, “and more.” The […]

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Black and white students to march 50 miles to Memphis

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PEARL, Miss. — An interracial group of young men will begin a journey of reconciliation this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights champion Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Their 50-mile March to Memphis will take them from near Dundee, Miss., north to the city where King was killed on […]

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Bartlett Easter Egg Hunt 2018

Hundreds of Bartlett-area children were lined up around the City of Bartlett’s Easter egg hunting areas Saturday at W.J. Freeman Park. Parents had to pluck a few self-starters off the fields before the hunt actually began, but most managed to contain themselves until the organizers counted down to zero. Then they were off! The event, […]

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Panther Prowl race times released

Donald Myers at Bartlett High School has released the following race times from the March 3 Panther Prowl 5K Run. This race is an annual fundraiser for the school’s track and field program. Overall Male: Mathias Guthrie, 18:59 Overall Female: Jessica Myers, 21:58 Master Male: Antonio Rodriguez, 27:57 Master Female: Donna Waggoner, 40:53 Grand Master […]

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5th annual pickleball tourney heads to Bartlett April 6

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The Bartlett Recreation Center and Singleton Community Center will be hosting the 5th annual Spring Fling Pickleball Charity Tourney the weekend of April 6. This tournament draws over 130 players from the Mid-South and surrounding states during a two-day tournament. Pickleball is a game resembling tennis in which players use paddles to hit a perforated […]

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