Archive | December, 2015

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Calendar of Events

Jan. 2 Adults and teens are invited to a tea party at the Germantown Community Library at 2 p.m. on Jan. 2 in honor of the premiere of Downton Abbey’s Season 6. Enjoy tea and finger foods as and catch up with the latest twists with an audience-participation skit recapping Season 5’s last episode, trivia, […]

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Hrubes signs LOI

Briarcrest senior Will Hrubes committed with an early signing to play basketball at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. earlier this month. “I liked the successful coaching staff and all the players,” said Hrubes. “They made me feel very welcome at Rockhurst.” He is pictured with parents Judy and Todd Hrubes of Germantown. Rockhurst is […]

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Last week, Houston Middle School eighth grader Roshan Parikh and a volunteer group from the band made their way over to the Germantown Municipal School District Office for a brief holiday concert. Parikh (left) rearranged an entire piece and then conducted the small ensemble.

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Germantown’s Kneeland named deputy fire chief for county

Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. has appointed Division Chief Glen Kneeland, a 27-year veteran of the Shelby County Fire Department, to be the department’s new Deputy Fire Chief. He’ll start his new duties on Jan. 1 of 2016. He replaces current Deputy Fire Chief Dale H. Burress who retires Dec. 31. “Deputy Chief […]

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City’s jobless rate lowest in county

The jobless rate in Germantown remained among the lowest in Tennessee in November and the lowest in Shelby County. According to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the city’s November rate of 4.2 percent is sixth tenths of a percent point lower than the same time a year ago. It is also the […]

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Germantown Police Reports

December 18 Crimes • Victim alleges that her ex-boyfriend assaulted her on the 8300 block of Westfair Circle South at 9:23 a.m. • A sub-contractor’s employee is suspected of taking a check and credit card from the residence on the 7000 block of Stillbrook Drive at 10:15 a.m. • Victim was contacted by telephone in […]

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Germantown Police Reports

December 11 Crimes • Electronics were stolen from a vehicle on the 1900 block of Kirby Parkway at 11:48 a.m. • Merchandise was stolen from a business on the 9100 block of Poplar Ave. at 4:54 p.m. • Account information was fraudulently accessed online. Complaint originated on the 2200 block of Elderslie Drive at 5:04 […]

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Sales tax revenue up in G’town

The most recent sales tax report for Germantown shows growth over last year with revenues up 9 percent over the same time period in fiscal year 2015. Reports received from the state show sales tax revenues that began exceeding year-to-date budget in October. The December report, which includes revenues through October, shows year-to-date collections at […]

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Germantown Police Department Patrolman Jerry Shaw helps 3-year-old Takaria Marshall shop for toys last week during the annual Cops-N-Kids event at the Walmart in Cordova.

Officers deliver holiday smiles

A “wall of blue” teamed up with a line of smiles at Cordova Walmart on Dec. 12. Law enforcement officers fropm multiple agencies took eager children on special Christmas shopping trips, courtesy of the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge No. 35. The annual Cops-N-Kids event helps parents provide a jollier Christmas for their children if […]

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Germantown Police Reports

November 20 • Merchandise was stolen by a customer on the 9300 block of Poplar Ave. at 8:42 a.m. • The back door was forced open but nothing was stolen on the 3200 block of Kenney Drive at 12:29 p.m. • An adult was arrested for possession of several types of narcotics at S. Germantown […]

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