Archive | November, 2015

Jaida Roper glides into the lane for the lay up. Photo by Theron Malone

Houston girls stay unbeaten

Up 38-16 at halftime against Bartlett Tuesday night, the Houston Lady Mustangs offered a reminder as to why they’re one of the top teams locally this season. Houston beat the Lady Panthers 64-46 at home in a game that was never truly in question. With Jaida Roper’s 17 points and Jayla Hemingway adding 14, the […]

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Ryan Boyce goes up high to shoot the floater over Bartlett's Jonathan White.

Houston beats Bartlett 63-54

After trading baskets early with the Bartlett Panthers Tuesday night, Houston pulled away in the third quarter thanks to a 19-14 run, giving the Mustangs a 63-54 home win. Ryan Boyce and Joee Cooper led Houston with 18 and 17 points, respectively. Bartlett was paced by Quintin Williams’ 13 points. The Mustangs are 2-1 on […]

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Board to vote on Farm Park rental policies, new fire truck

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen was scheduled to review rental policies for the city’s new Farm Park and authorize the purchase of a new fire engine for $747,853 Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. The rental operation for the Farm Park will be market driven and compares with similar facilities throughout the […]

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Houston’s Nathalie Prior was the overall winner of the Senior Miss Scholarship Pageant.

Annual Senior Pageant crowns new victor

The Houston High School Chapter of DECA recently hosted the 24th annual Senior Miss Scholarship Pageant where 15 girls took to the stage to vie for the coveted title. The event consisted of four individual components: interview, evening gown, talent and scholastic merit. The interview portion consisted of a five-minute session during which each girl […]

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Community input will guide Forest Hill Heights Small Area Plan

The City of Germantown, Germantown Economic Development Commission and Forest Hill Associates are partnering to develop a vision and site plan for the Forest Hill Heights area, located at the southeast corner of Forest Hill-Irene and Winchester Road. In order to develop the vision that will guide the future of this area, the consultant team […]

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Junior quarterback Ben Glass stays on his feet after being hit by a defender. He finished with 100 rushing yards, 108 passing yards and a touchdown.                     Photo by Kevin Lewter

Gryphons to play in state championship game

St. George’s stormed to an early 14-6 lead Friday night and never looked back. The Gryphons defeated Harding 28-6 and earned a trip to the Div. 2-A state championship game on Dec. 3 in Cookeville. Chase Hayden paced St. George’s with three touchdowns. The junior running back also had 137 yards on the ground and […]

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Houston band director announces retirement

Long-time Houston High School Band Director Jim Smith announced his retirement Tuesday. He served as Houston’s band director for the last 25 years and built the Houston band program from what it was to what it is now. He is so widely known, not only for each year of commitment to this band, but also […]

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Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Baron’s Man Cave

The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Baron’s Man Cave at 9289 Poplar Ave., Suite 102 in Germantown. The brainchild of co-founders Donald Johnson II and Dara Vongphrachanh, Baron’s Man Cave is Memphis’ newest men’s grooming destination offering the same caliber of services that you would expect in a high […]

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Germantown Police Reports

October 30 • Acquaintances were involved in a physical disturbance on the 7600 block of Poplar Ave. at 3:56 p.m. October 31 • An unlocked vehicle was entered and a wallet was stolen on the 7900 block of Farindon Drive at 10:16 a.m. • A cell phone was stolen on the 9700 block of Wolf […]

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Top row, from left, are Taegan Allen, Kylee Bright, Sarina Diebenow, Marianne Agee, Allison Samisch, Kaley Smithmier, Ashton Pugh, Lauren Cummings and Emily Lankford. Middle row, from left, are Heinz Grant, Holland Heinz, Addie McDaniel, Alainee Miller, Peyton Moore, Morgan Jones, Julia Perrusquia and Brianna Pope. Front row, from left, are AD Streetman, Brittany Hatmaker, Alyssa Neuberger, Kaitlin Echols and Abby Lollar.

Senior Saints finish career with state title

The Big Green Machine rolled into Murfreesboro with high expectations sporting a stellar 16-2-1 record and number six national ranking heading into the TSSAA D2-AA semifinals in girls soccer last weekend. The girls delivered big time winning Briarcrest’s first ever state title in soccer defeating Girls Preparatory School of Chattanooga (GPS) 3-2 in a heart […]

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