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A postponed mammogram reveals 3 worrisome spots

Mary Esch, 85, had a close brush with a serious illness, but a routine health check was her saving grace. She skipped her mammogram last year because her gynecologist moved, and it was easy to let the routine health check slide. She debated skipping again this year because she’s 85 and thought, “You know, at […]

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Collierville defenders spent much of Friday night in St. George’s backfield. The Dragons had four sacks and nine tackles for a loss. Collierville won the game 35-10. PICTURED: Collierville defenders engulf Gryphon senior quarterback Spencer Smith Friday night. Smith threw for 186 yards in the game but ran for negative 43 yards on 12 carries.                                                                                Photo by Roger Cotton

Dragons down Gryphons on Senior Night

By Bill Sorrell Swaying to the beat of the stadium music while on the sideline, Collierville quarterback Mitch Austin danced around defenders on the field, throwing three touchdown passes and running for another as the Dragons beat St. George’s 35-10 on Friday in Collierville. “I guess I like to dance,” said Austin, with a smile. […]

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Aldermen candidates asked to address ‘toxic’ political environment

Candidates for two Germantown aldermen seats recently discussed the perceived “toxic” atmosphere at the city’s semi-monthly meetings. Three candidates for aldermen sat on stage in the Houston High School auditorium earlier this month at the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum and addressed the “contentious” nature of recent meetings of the city’s Board of […]

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Aldermen candidates address development at forum

The pace of development within the city was the primary topic last week during a Candidate Forum sponsored by the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce. Three candidates for aldermen and two mayoral candidates sat on stage in the Houston High School auditorium on Wednesday and discussed growth in Germantown after citing their leadership credentials. Richard […]

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ECS shuts out Arlington

By Bill Sorrell “Respond” is the theme word for the Evangelical Christian School school year and it has been embraced by the football team. “We have tried to build our program around servant leadership and we lean on Mark 10:45, which is our scriptural basis for that,” said Head Coach Jonas Rodriguez. “With the word […]

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Houston girls win Regionals

The Houston Lady Mustangs won the Div. 1 Class AAA Regionals Tuesday night at White Station High School. Houston bested the Collierville Dragons 25-21 in game 4 and won the match 3-1. They advanced to the Regional Finals by beating Whitehaven 3-0 in the semifinals on Monday. The Lady Mustangs will play Clarksville on Thursday […]

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Memphis woman strikes Germantown officers with car while fleeing crime scene

A Memphis woman has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault after injuring four Germantown police officers with her car while fleeing from a crime scene. Germantown police officers responded to a call just before 10 p.m. on Oct. 2 at the Waffle House on S. Germantown Road regarding counterfeit currency. Upon their arrival, suspect […]

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Parks Dept. seeks input on Oaklawn

The Germantown Parks and Recreation Department is seeking public input and comments regarding the renovation of the Cloyes House located at Oaklawn Garden. The city has owned and managed this public space for the past several years. During the parks master planning process last year, residents supported the preservation and protection of this historic Germantown […]

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Top Students

Ten Houston High School students joined the ranks of the nation’s top students this year as the National Merit Scholarship Program names its semi-finalists. About 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) last fall. The […]

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Houston bests Cordova 21-13

Houston junior running back Lincoln Pare picked up 136 yards on the ground and the Mustangs picked up a big win Friday night at home against league foe Cordova. The Wolves got on the scoreboard first and held Houston scoreless for the first quarter. Ethan Burns threw an 18-yard touchdown pass early in the second […]

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