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National Pill Take Back Results

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By Julie Ray On September 29, Bartlett Police department participated in the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Pill Take Back Initiative. Over 1700 pounds of pills were turned in throughout West Tennessee. The Bartlett location at Kroger, 7615 Summer Avenue, collected the most pills, weighing in at over 340 pounds of expired, unused, or unwanted […]

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Lakeland School Board Candidates

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By Julie Ray The Bartlett Express would like to give the citizens of Bartlett, Arlington and Lakeland an opportunity to meet the candidates. Candidates were asked the same questions in regards to work, education, family, and school issues affecting the community. The full questionnaire for each candidate will be posted on the Bartlett Express website, […]

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“Happy Fall Y’all” 55+ Luncheon

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By Jennifer Rezba Approximately 61 friends, neighbors, elected officials, and City of Lakeland staff, attended the quarterly senior luncheon sponsored by Don Stewart, Agent, State Farm Insurance, 9998 Hwy 64. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the program and music presented by the Bartlett Choral and Drama Group. The group performed old, familiar music that everyone knew and […]

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Mayor gives State of the City

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By Brian Bloom Citing an expansion in housing permits and the annexation of additional property from Bartlett’s zone, Mayor Keith McDonald provided what was primarily a positive State of the City address to a Bartlett Chamber of Commerce audience Tuesday. Bartlett’s executive officer also touched on the subject of commercial airline service in the Memphis […]

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Bartlett School Board Candidates

Bartlett School Board Candidates   Position 1 Dr. William J. (Bill) Busler, 67, retired CBU chemistry professor (professor emeritus) and partner in Millionaire Properties, LLC (real estate investments) Ph.D. in biochemistry from University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis Family:  Karen D. Busler, principal flutist of Memphis Symphony Orchestra Organizations:  Memphis Astronomical society (since 1957); […]

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Bartlett softball hopes to create field of dreams

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By Brian Bloom A fund raiser by the Lady Panther softball team in Bartlett will help beautify a park and preserve donations in perpetuity, according to long-time high school coach Katie Maroon. Softball supporters are being asked to purchase bricks bearing a name or company of the individual’s bequest. The bricks, sized as either the […]

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Town Square Shopping Center to be destination

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By Julie Ray The smell of crepes, baguettes, fruity wines and coffee waft from the doorway of a bustling bistro. Laughter and conversation abound with Chef De’Marcus who is at work behind the counter where patrons watch crepe creations being made to order. This quaint little picture could be in France. It could be but […]

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Arlington School Board Candidates

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Position 1 Steve Bierbrodt, 43, Chief Investigations Officer for the Shelby County Clerk’s Office, two years of college. Family:  Married for 14 years with 2 beautiful girls. Organizations: Arlington health and safety committee, coach of the Arlington Lady Tigers 10u fast pitch team, and active member of Faith Baptist in Arlington. Most pressing issues:  A […]

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School Board Debate

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BHS students learn dangers of texting while driving

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Fletcher Cleaves speaks to Bartlett High School students.   In a second – your world can change – that was the message presented by 21-year-old Fletcher Cleaves Tuesday at Bartlett High School. Cleaves, a Cordova High School graduate, spoke to Bartlett High School students about the dangers of texting while driving. He was the guest […]

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Bartlett Alderman candidates

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Bartlett Alderman, Position 4 (unopposed) Bartlett Alderman, Position 5 (unopposed) Jack Young, 63, Retired Facility Director, Medtronic, Graduate Bartlett High School, Bachelor Business Administration, Memphis State University. Family: Wife, Susan 42 years, Daughter Missy – Kevin Wilkes, grandchildren, Maddie 5, Turner 3, another grandchild due in March,’13.  Daughter Megan – David Williams, granddaughter, Aubry 4 […]

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A surprise in fatigues

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By Julie Ray Lakeland resident and member of the Bartlett extreme swim team, Mila Sesay, participated recently in swim competitions at the Bartlett Recreational Center.  Sesay may not have won in the competition, but she and her family were winners with a surprise visit from LSC (SW/AW/EXW) Yayah Sesay. Yayah is in the Navy Special […]

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