Daily Archives: June 25, 2020

Update: Coronavirus by the numbers

The Bartlett Express compiles local coronavirus data in an easy-to-read map format, using multiple authoritative sources each week.

It’s summer and the gardens are good

Browsing at the Bartlett Station Farmers Market is a little different this year. Shoppers are wearing their face masks, taking advantage of vendors’ bottles...

Bids are out: 6 outdoor pickleball courts coming to Bartlett

Bids are out for building six new pickleball courts in Bartlett, and local fans of the low-impact sport say they can’t wait. “We’re really excited...

Water/sewer disconnects resume in Bartlett

Bartlett’s Water & Sewer Department suspended turnoffs in March to help customers coping with the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. During this time, monthly...

Have you seen this suspect?

Be on the lookout for a shoplifting suspect the Bartlett Police Department is seeking. At 6:25 p.m. June 8, a black male wearing a red...

Man pleads guilty to years of raping 2 young girls

A 44-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison without parole for raping two young girls over a period of years. Shelby County...

Bartlett Police Report

The Bartlett Police Report for the period of June 15-21, 2020, lists the most notable crimes for that period as reported by the Bartlett...

Hearthside seniors keep spirits up during COVID-19 shutdown

Hearthside Senior Living of Bartlett shared recent photos of its residents as they find pastimes to stay occupied during the coronavirus shutdowns. The fun has...

Please do ‘spill the tea,’ but I’m going to fact-check it

What’s the right motto for a newspaper edited by a “real” journalist? The New York Times has used this old gem since 1896: “All...

Tennessee Promise: A great education for free

In 2014 Governor Bill Haslam signed Tennessee Promise Legislation into law. This legislation received overwhelming support in the Tennessee Congress. The law granted two...

Letter to the Editor: Beau’s owner thanks city for dog park water

Editor’s note: Bartlett citizen Murphy Farley originally wrote a letter to the editor on June 18, urging for water to be provided for the...

Quail Ridge seniors mark Father’s Day with parade

“New normals” are being set for every special occasion during the coronavirus pandemic. Quail Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care in Bartlett hosted a drive-by...