Archive | April, 2015

Page Robbins Adult Day Center guest Bill paints a chair for the center’s annual Art from the Heart fundraiser next Thursday at the Quonset. The free event will feature around 50 pieces of artwork created by guests of the adult day care center. For more information, call 854-1200.

Art from the Heart

                Seniors at Page Robbins Adult Day Center have spent recent weeks creating pieces of artwork that will soon be for sale at the center’s annual Art from the Heart fundraiser. Friends of Page Robbins will enjoy seeing and purchasing pieces of art that Page Robbins’ participants have […]

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          Cordova’s Connie Lawyer, Children’s Ministry Director at Faith Baptist Church, posses with her husband at the annual Daddies and Daughters Dinner Friday night at the church. Participants enjoyed burgers, hot dogs, fries and ice cream amid displays that gave off a 1950s’ diner mood. Girls showed up in poodle skirts […]

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Annual community survey results tallied

Earlier this year, a random sample of 2,300 Germantown residents were asked to respond to the City’s 2015 community survey. With a 22-percent response rate, city officials called the results of the survey “statistically valid and representative of the entire community.” Of those who responded, 99 percent rated Germantown as an “excellent or good place […]

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Germantown Police Reports

April 10 Crimes • A stolen identity was used to file a fraudulent tax return at 9:34 a.m. The complaint originated on the 2400 block of Fox Hill Drive. • A stolen identity was used to file a fraudulent tax return at 10 a.m. The complaint originated on the 1400 block of Cordova Road • […]

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Annual community survey results tallied

Earlier this year, a random sample of 2,300 Germantown residents were asked to respond to the City’s 2015 community survey. With a 22-percent response rate, city officials called the results of the survey “statistically valid and representative of the entire community.” Of those who responded, 99 percent rated Germantown as an “excellent or good place […]

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Germantown senior pitcher Chris Howell fields a bunt and zips the ball to first baseman Kyle Wilks for the out.

Devils fall to MUS after taking 4-2 lead

By Bill Sorrell Savoring the flavor of a ninth inning victory over Germantown, Memphis University School players ate cheeseburgers, chicken sandwiches and chocolate cake on Monday as they celebrated Senior Night. Taking a bite out of Germantown’s 4-2 lead in the seventh inning, senior outfielder Preston White slammed a two-out single that tied the game. […]

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School board OKs $44 million budget

The Germantown Municipal School Board has approved the 2015-16 budget, which includes a $1.1 million bump in textbooks. The $44 million budget, approved unanimously, does not provide additional funding for the Transportation Department to help eliminate the 7 a.m. bell time at two Germantown schools. Classified staff, which includes clerical employees, will receive a pay […]

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Germantown citizens serve and protect

More than a dozen Germantown residents recently graduated from the 2015 Citizen Police Academy, which ran from Feb. 19 through April 2.Participants received classroom and hands-on training on aspects of the police department and the criminal justice system. Instructors were law enforcement officers and criminal justice professionals from the area. Academy topics include the history […]

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Germantowns #3 Dacoda stone swipes third base

Red Devils fall to St. Benedict

The Germantown varsity baseball team fell 12-8 to St. Benedict Tuesday afternoon despite a 6-run rally in the final inning. After falling behind 5-0 after two innings, the Red Devils got on the scoreboard in the third with two runs. However, Germantown wouldn’t record another run until the seventh inning. Pitcher Chris Howell got the […]

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Germantown Police Reports

April 3 Crimes • Unlocked vehicles were entered and ransacked on the 8400 block of Old Elm Cove at 7:42 a.m. • A vehicle was entered and medical supplies were stolen on the 8200 block of Beaufort Cove at 8:07 a.m. • An unlocked vehicle was entered and a toy and soda were stolen on […]

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