Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports

March 29 Crimes • Graffiti was painted on walls of a business at 7712 Poplar Ave. at 7:05 a.m. • An adult male was arrested for the possessing of marijuana during a traffic stop at Poplar Ave. and Miller Farms Road at 3:05 p.m. • An automotive emblem was stolen from a vehicle in the […]

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City weighing cost of country club

City weighing cost of country club

The Germantown Financial Advisory Commission met last week to review the capital improvements plan for the 2020 fiscal year. During the meeting, City Administrator Patrick Lawton presented the proposed plan which includes 31 projects totaling a $24.4 million investment. Fiscal year 2020 includes a $7.2 million investment in the Germantown Municipal School District and leverages […]

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Familiar Face-Off

Familiar Face-Off

By Bill Sorrell Photo by Kevin Lewter A familiar face face-off. Houston’s opening District 15-AAA 10-4 victory over Germantown on Friday came against players that have traded the Silver and Black for the Red and White. Germantown pitcher Tyler Miller, second baseman Josh Cooper, shortstop Colin Smith, third baseman Payne Smith transferred from Houston. “The […]

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Devils down Northpoint

Devils down Northpoint

The Germantown Red Devils have won their last three games and are now 9-3 on the season. The varsity team most recently beat Northpoint Christian 4-3 on Thursday. The win came one day after they beat St. George’s 3-1 at home. They will play at Collierville this Thursday before hosting Houston on Friday. PICTURED: Germantown second […]

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Houston competes in championship game

Houston competes in championship game

The 16-2 Houston Mustangs fell to Hoover, Ala. on Saturday in the championship game of the Buccaneer Classic in Alabama. Before the loss, the Mustangs outscored their tournament competitors 34-9 in six games. Houston will play at rival Germantown on Friday at 4 p.m. PICTURED: Houston second baseman Hayden Weaks secures the grounder and makes the […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports

March 22 Crimes • The victim’s personal information was used to open a fraudulent account. The complaint originated from the 1900 block of Hidden Oaks Drive at 10:35 a.m. • The victim reported receiving harassing phone calls from a former employee at 1340 S. Germantown Road at 6:25 p.m. March 23 Crimes • Currency and […]

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Houston students win 'app challenge'

Houston students win ‘app challenge’

Three Houston High School students recently received a visit from Congressman David Kustoff thanks to their skills in science and technology.  This year, more than 220 members of the U.S. House of Representatives held a Congressional App Challenge, which aims to engage high school students in computer science. The challenge spans 47 states and territories. […]

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City’s ‘medical corridor’ slated for more growth

City’s ‘medical corridor’ slated for more growth

Germantown’s “medical corridor” on Wolf River Blvd. is primed to continue its ongoing growth. The city’s Planning Commission was scheduled to discuss zoning options for more than 15 acres of the “Fulmer Farm” property Tuesday night at its regularly scheduled meeting. Currently zoned “residential,” owners and developers are requesting that the property be rezoned to […]

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Board approves purchasing limit increase

Board approves purchasing limit increase

In an effort to improve “efficiency” within city departments, Germantown officials have passed an amendment to raise the limit for purchases before sealed bids are required. After a lengthy discussion Monday night, the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen agreed 3-2 to change the ordinance on second reading, with Aldermen Dean Massey and Scott Sanders […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports

March 15 Crimes • The victim reported receiving threatening phone calls. The complaint originated in the 7500 block of Cross Village Drive at 9:50 p.m. March 16 Crimes • The victim reported being threatened during an argument in traffic at Poplar Ave. and Forest Hill Irene Drive at 3:40 p.m. • Outdoor grill accessories were […]

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