Archive | January, 2016

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Houston wrestlers win Trojan Invitational

The Houston High wrestling team took first place in the Trojan Invitational held at Millington Central High School last week. Pictured medalists are Ben Allsopp (fourth), Jordan Kelfer (fourth), Joseph Dawson (third), Jack Treas (third), Jake Manuel (third), Luke Fleming (second), Nick Larkin (second), Sam Meagher (second), Austin Branham (second), Mason Bowden (first), Tanner Spiecha […]

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Red Devils basketball teams jumps for joy with a narrow win over the Mustangs

Devils down Mustangs in overtime thriller

BY BILL SORRELL Safe for now. Admitting superstition about his beard, Germantown senior forward Cooper Foreman has not shaved since the Red Devils lost their only game of the season, to Jonesboro, Ark., on Dec. 12. “Keeping the beard, keeping the beard,” said an excited Foreman after Germantown’s close-shave 74-69 overtime victory over archrival Houston […]

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Local home sales up in 2015

Home sales in Collierville and Germantown saw a strong spike in December, helping both communities finish 2015 with modest increases in sales. According to reports from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, Collierville had 1,189 sales last year, a 6-percent increase from 2014. Germantown had 870 sales for a 4-percent jump. In December, Collierville and […]

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Houstons #13 Bruce Guy splits the Dragon defense underneath the basket

Mustangs handle Collierville

The Houston Mustangs used a late 11-4 run to beat Collierville 53-42 Friday night on the road. The Dragons took an early 13-12 lead but were down 24-23 at halftime. Seena Ghelichkhani led Collierville (4-11) with 10 points. After trading baskets in the third quarter, Houston (11-5) ran away with the game in the fourth. […]

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Germantowns Rodney Williams powers thru the lane past the out stretched arm of Colliervilles #33 Josiah Wagner

Devils keep rolling

The Germantown Red Devils kept rolling Friday night, beating Oldsmar Christian, Fla. 74-64 at home. Darrell Brown led all scorers with 33 points. Up 42-35 at halftime, Germantown was held to only 9 points in the third quarter. Clinging to a 51-48 lead going into the final quarter, the Red Devils put away the Eagles […]

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Germantown Police Reports

January 1 Crimes • An adult was arrested for being in possession of a stolen handgun at S. Germantown Road and Wolf River Blvd. at 1:29 a.m. • Construction materials were stolen on the 9100 block of Orleans Walk at 12:39 p.m. Crashes • A vehicle struck a concrete light pole at Holly Hill Drive […]

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Calendar of Events

Jan. 6 The Morton Museum of Collierville History will host an English Afternoon Tea and Lecture on Jan. 6 at noon. The event will be catered by Rosebriar Dining. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite tea cup, saucer and spoon. Following the tea, Dominique Bellott will discuss The Sun King’s Gardens: 17th Century French […]

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Collegiate Corner

• More than 1,300 students were included on the Harding University dean’s list for grades achieved during the fall 2015 semester. John Frizzell of Cordova, a history major Shelby Griffith of Cordova, a English major Tyler Huss of Germantown, a social work major Ryan Merritt of Cordova, a biochemistry major Taylor Pettie of Germantown, an […]

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Germantown Police Reports

December 25 Crimes • Two car tires were damaged in the 6500 block of Poplar Woods Circle South at 12:05 a.m. • A package was taken from the front porch of a residence on the 2000 block of Glenbuck Cove at 10:40 a.m. December 26 Crimes • Officers arrested a father after he assaulted his […]

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Community invited to participate in next phase of 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. As part of the process, the consultant team for the Forest Hill Heights small area plan held […]

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