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Mustangs fall to Hamilton in regional play

The Houston Mustangs couldn’t claw back from a 40-27 halftime deficit Wednesday night in the Region 8-AAA semifinals and eventually fell 68-64 to Hamilton High School. Senior Marlon Hunter paced Houston with 21 points. The Mustangs cut the lead to three points in the third quarter with a 24-14 run. However, Hamilton would never relinquish the […]

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MLGW responding to calls about gas-like odor

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division has reportedly received numerous calls from customers about a gas-like odor in their areas. The calls to MLGW’s Emergency Line (528-4465) began early this morning. MLGW officials said the odor is likely mercaptan, the additive that gives natural gas its smell. Given the pathway of the odor reports, MLGW […]

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Germantown will meet Houston in district finals

Germantown knocked off Southwind on Saturday in the semifinal round of the District 15-AAA tournament and is now scheduled to play Houston in the finals when weather permits. The Red Devils survived a late 24-12 run from Southwind to win 69-64. Germantown jumped out to a 19-11 lead in the first quarter and cushioned that […]

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Medical officer says measles vaccination pros outweigh cons

Parents have far more reasons to vaccinate their children than to leave them unprotected. “Children still do die from the measles,” said Dr. David Schwartz, the Chief Medical Officer for Saint Francis Hospital. “The death rate is small, but why would you put your child through that?” He described the illness, which makes children suffer […]

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City Briefs

Trash and recyclables collection in Germantown is now underway after being delayed by inclement weather. Tuesday to Friday collections will be delayed by one day. Monday collections are taking place Wednesday and likely into Thursday. There will be no yard debris collection this week. The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved $23,318 in […]

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Hitting the Hills

Germantown was canvassed with ice early Monday morning, making for dangerous driving conditions. “The cold temperatures have kept some roads covered with an icy glaze. Salt trucks will continue to be out across the county treating roads,” said Dale Lane, director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness. On Tuesday, Shelby County Public Works added […]

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Devils fall to Southwind

Darrel Brown and Rodney Williams combined to score 30 points but the Germantown Red Devils couldn’t down Southwind Friday night. Down two points at the half, Germantown went on an 18-16 run to tie the game going into the final quarter. However, Southwind outscored the Devils 12-7 in the final minutes to the win the […]

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Houston bests Collierville again

The Houston Mustangs won a triple overtime thriller 77-75 Friday night on the road against district rival Collierville. The Dragons jumped out to a 23-21 lead in the first quarter. However, the Mustangs charged back in the second quarter to take a 39-38 lead into the half. Houston was paced by Marlon Hunter’s 27 points. […]

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Open enrollment for Germantown schools concludes Feb. 13

The Germantown Municipal School District has an Intra-District and Inter-District transfer policy, allowing Germantown residents and non-residents to apply to attend any school in the GMSD that they are not currently zoned to attend. The open enrollment period ends Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. Applications are available at gmsdk12.org. Transfers will be approved based on […]

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Police Briefs

- Street light modifications for Wolf River Blvd., between Kimbrough Road and Farmington Blvd., began on Feb. 3 and will continue throughout the month. Work hours will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Eastbound and westbound median lanes will have periodic closures. One lane of traffic in each direction will remain open at all times. […]

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