Archive | October, 2015

Cordova receiver Jarrius Anderson tries to slip by Houston’s Sam Robertson to gain extra yardage Friday night. Anderson finished the game with 112 receiving yards on just five catches.  Photo by Kevin Lewter

Wolves win 41-20 against Mustangs

The Cordova Wolves got back to their winning ways Friday by beating Houston 41-20. Cordova suffered their first loss of the season earlier this month to White Station and are now 8-1 after Friday’s home win. The Wolves jumped on Houston early, scoring on a 26-yard pass from Devin Coleman to Jarrius Anderson. Coleman would […]

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Keeper of the Dream

Houston High School’s Antonio Scott was recently a recipient of the Keeper of the Dream Award at the National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Awards Public Forum. This year’s theme was “Come Too Far to Turn Back Now” and it honored individuals who have dedicated their lives to equality and truth. Three students in the Mid-South […]

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Germantown Police Reports

October 9 • Prescriptions were stolen from the 8700 block of Poplar Ave. at 12:33 p.m. • Officers arrested an adult for stealing from a business on the 7800 block of Poplar Ave. at 12:39 p.m. • Juveniles were involved in a fight on the 9700 block of Wolf River Blvd. at 2:56 p.m. • […]

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City hosts first public meeting to discuss road realignment

The public comment period for the environmental planning phase related to plans to realign Germantown Road officially began with a public meeting on Oct. 22 and will continue through Nov. 12. Current plans to realign Germantown Road would make it a continuous route through the Central Business District. Also included in the project are the […]

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Development to include 71-foot clock tower

Germantown will be getting a new landmark in the near future. The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen “enthusiastically” approved an amendment to the site plan for the Thornwood development to allow the construction of a 71-foot clock tower. The development is located on the northeast corner of Germantown and Neshoba roads and was approved […]

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Pedestrian hit by vehicle in Germantown dies

A pedestrian struck by a vehicle Thursday morning on Poplar Ave. in Germantown has reportedly died from the injuries he sustained. At approximately 6:15 on Oct. 22, a 59-year-old man was crossing Poplar Ave. between Germantown Road and West Street when he was struck by an east bound vehicle. He was transported to Regional One. […]

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Wolves remain unbeaten

The Cordova Wolves routed Arlington 37-0 Friday night on the road to remain unbeaten on the season. Senior wide receiver Khaleb Johnson (above) caught mutliple touchdown passes from junior quarterback Devin Coleman, who also ran for a 63-yard touchdown. Cordova is now 7-0 on the season and scheduled to play at White Station (4-3) on […]

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Bartlett vs Germantown played at Bartlett HS on Oct. 2, 2015. Germantown won 26-12.
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Devils down Panthers

After trading points with Bartlett early in the game, the Germantown Red Devils scored consecutive touchdowns in the second quarter to gain momentum and secure a 26-18 win on the road. In the second quarter, Germantown quarterback Marcus Mitchell (right) hooked up with receiver Jacob Ivy for a 41-yard touchdown and Bobby Payne returned a […]

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Houston to present ‘Twelve Angry Jurors’

Houston High School students will present a fall production of Twelve Angry Jurors, an ultra-realistic fly-on-the-wall reality play. “Twelve Angry Jurors is definitely a heavy play,” explained freshman Kailee Sharpe. “The jurors find themselves with the grim task of deciding whether or not a 16 year old boy is guilty of murder and his life […]

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Making Roads Meet

Germantown will host a public meeting on Oct. 22, from 6-7 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers to discuss plans to realign Germantown Road, making it a continuous route through the city’s Central Business District. Also included in the project are the realignment of West Street and Old Germantown Road to create a new signalized […]

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