Mustangs Reload

Mustangs Reload

The Houston Lady Mustangs hosted schools like Hutchison, St. Agnes, Millington, Harding and Dyer County last week in the Summer Team Camp at Houston Middle School. The Lady Mustang team showed its combination of proven seniors like Destinee Wells and Zipporah Davis and undeniable freshmen talents like 6-foot-3-inch Mallory Collier (pictured) and point guard Brittani […]

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City continues to seek  help for flood damage

City continues to seek help for flood damage

Germantown continues to exhaust all efforts to request county, state and federal assistance following the June 7 flood. Last Tuesday, city staff met with representatives from Shelby County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency. During the meeting, representatives shared information on the steps required to access assistance. On Wednesday, the Shelby County Commission voted to […]

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City’s bid not chosen for country club land

City’s bid not chosen for country club land

The city’s recent bid of $2.49 million was not enough to take ownership of the 180 acres that comprise Germantown Country Club. The attorney representing Germantown received formal notification on Friday from Cushman & Wakefield, the broker for the property, that the city’s proposal for acquisition was not selected. Earlier this month, Germantown submitted an […]

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She’s Got Moves: Local dancer 'steps' into limelight on national show

She’s Got Moves: Local dancer ‘steps’ into limelight on national show

By Aaron Moser Sophie Pittman, a graduate of Collierville High School, appeared on the third audition of Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” on Monday night. “So You Think You Can Dance” is an Emmy Award Winning-show currently airing its 16th season. The show is a competition where dancers ages 18-30 perform routines that […]

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Staying the Course: Tiger coach with local ties makes spiritual impact on players

Staying the Course: Tiger coach with local ties makes spiritual impact on players

BY BILL SORRELL Quarterback of the Lincoln County High School football team in 1979, Daron Schoenrock was in Lawrenceburg ready to battle Lawrence County High School. After pregame warm ups the team went back to the locker room for the coach’s final instructions. Hearing the band play the national anthem, the team prayed and broke […]

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Kenley drafted in eighth round

Kenley drafted in eighth round

Houston High School graduate and Arkansas infielder Jack Kenley was taken with the No. 232 overall pick of the 2019 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers in the 8th round. Kenley, 6-foot-0, 185 pounds, has experienced a breakout season in 2019. As a second baseman, he has accumulated a .975 fielding percentage and solidified the […]

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Cleanup efforts continue after city experiences significant flooding

Cleanup efforts continue after city experiences significant flooding

Cleanup and damage assessments efforts continue after Germantown experienced an unprecedented major rain event last Friday that caused significant flooding in several neighborhoods throughout the city. All weekend and into today, numerous city departments, including fire, public works, engineering and economic community development, have been visiting and assessing damage in homes along the most affected […]

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Flying down memory lane

Flying down memory lane

There was a time their relationship was strictly business. Garrett Williamson would join forces with the Raiden Maiden 70 years ago to fly over the skies of Italy and Western Europe. Under a calm Millington sky May 30, 2019, the now 99-year-old Williamson was excited to reunite with one of the loves of his life. […]

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Take A Good Ribbing

Take A Good Ribbing

Tucked next to LongHorn Steakhouse and the railroad tracks in the Gallina Centro shopping center, the 3-month old Collierville Commissary on Houston Levee Road bears a strong resemblance to a tavern. However, the southern and local flair inside the barbecue restaurant is evident. The 5,000-square-foot restaurant is features a total of 225 seats to accommodate […]

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Best of Shelby, Tipton counties hit the diamond at USA Stadium

Best of Shelby, Tipton counties hit the diamond at USA Stadium

A trio of players entered last week’s Shelby County All-Star Baseball Game with a chance to end their high school careers on a winning streak. Covington Charger players Christian Delashmit, Austin Baskin and Ty Warmath came into the 2019 post Memorial Day Classic fresh off winning the Class 2A State Baseball Tournament in Murfreesboro the […]

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