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Cordova man accused of beating wife with fireplace log back in jail

A Cordova resident accused of beating his wife with a fireplace log and texting her bloody photo to his son in September landed back in jail on a new charge last week. He reportedly violated a 2.3-mile no-contact zone. James G. McDaniel, 67, was out on $150,000 bond on the original aggravated assault charge about […]

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Hrubes signs with Rockhurst

Briarcrest senior Will Hrubes recently committed with an early signing to play basketball at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. He chose Rockhurst because it offers a “world-class education,” the basketball team’s average GPA is 3.34. Rockhurst is rated one of the top teams in the Great Lakes Valley Conference, which is strongest NCAA Division […]

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Joee Cooper pulls up for the three-point shot. He finished with 11 points.

Mustangs dominate ECS

Houston dominated ECS on Dec. 1 to the tune of 60-47. Ryan Boyce scored 14 points and Bruce Guy added 13 for the Mustangs. After trading baskets in the first quarter, Houston ran off on the Eagles 19-9 in the second quarter. ECS was paced by Adam Sienkiewicz’s 23 points. The Mustangs are 5-2 on […]

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Houston’s Kelsey Nadler pulls up for the three-point shot. Photo by Theron Malone

Houston stays perfect

The Houston Lady Mustangs knocked off Memphis Home Education Association 52-47 Friday night in the Renee Scales Lupus Foundation Classic at Cordova High School. Shaela Gardner paced Houston with 12 points. Jaida Roper had a quiet night with 8 points. The Lady Mustangs jumped out to an 18-8 first quarter lead. However, MHEA clawed back […]

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Active shooter scene: What do you do?

By Carolyn Bahm Terrifying events like the Dec. 2 San Bernardino, Calif., mass shooting always seem to happen far away … until they don’t. Experts are offering advice for Mid-South residents who want to be prepared to prevent, escape or face an active shooter situation if it ever arises. The man who oversees the law […]

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Sen. Kelsey requests Attorney General’s opinion on banning gun shows

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) requested an opinion today from Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery regarding the legality of banning gun shows from publicly owned fairgrounds. The Nashville Metropolitan Fair Commissioners Board recently voted to ban gun shows at the city’s publicly owned fairgrounds. Kelsey said the action potentially runs afoul of local, […]

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Briarcrest hosts Shrine School for basketball game

Have you ever heard of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and their incredible winning streak? There is a little known Memphis team that has a winning streak that is just as impressive and they came to take on the Briarcrest Saints boys’ and girls’ teams on Nov. 20 in front of a raucous crowd in […]

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Germantown firefighters respond to house fire on New Meadow Drive

Shortly before 8 p.m. on Dec. 3, Germantown Fire Fighters responded to a call at 2167 New Meadow Drive off Allenby Road. Upon arrival, fire crews found heavy fire in the garage and attic, as well as high heat in the house.  Homeowners reported that the fire started in the carport and was spreading into the […]

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