Archive | April, 2016

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Teachers of the Year

n Three Germantown Municipal School District Teachers of the Year were honored during March’s School Board Meeting. Corrine Martin, Sue Lynn and Victoria Jordan are masters of their craft. After selection for the District award, these teachers were also submitted as nominees for the Tennessee Teacher of the Year. Jordan, a high school chemistry teacher, […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Incidents April 8 • A counterfeit check was received for an item sold online on the 8300 block of Creek Ridge Cove at 8:59 a.m.• A subject was arrested for possessing marijuana during a traffic stop at Kimbrough Road and Wolf River Blvd. at 12:45 p.m. • A wallet was stolen on the 7600 block […]

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Home sales dip in March

Home sales were slightly sagging in Collierville and Germantown last month and remain down on the year. According to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, sales were down nearly 8.6 percent in Germantown and 7.4 percent in Collierville in March. At $306,900, Collierville’s median sales price for March was the highest in the county thanks […]

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Mustangs mangle Germantown, fall to Collierville

The Houston varsity baseball team lost back-to-back games earlier this week. The Mustangs fell 9-4 to Christian Brothers on Monday and 10-1 to Collierville on Sunday. The loses came after Houston dismantled Germantown 11-5 at Red Devil Field on Saturday. The Mustangs are 18-8 on the season and scheduled to play at DeSoto Central on […]

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New sanitation collector will begin in July

As a result of “unacceptable service levels” from Inland Waste Solutions, the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously approved a contract with Waste Pro of Tennessee. The five-year, $3.9 million contract with Waste Pro officially takes effect on July 1, ending months of missed collections and damaged carts. In March, more than 1,300 […]

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Briarcrest softball field renamed Maddie Kruse field

Friends and family members of Maddie Kruse gathered at the dedication of the Briarcrest Lady Saints Softball field as it was renamed Maddie Kruse Softball Field. The heartfelt dedication ceremony featured several speakers, including Maddie’s parents, her brother, Jack, softball coaches Trey Lawrence and Matt Rowell, Makenzie Bradford, her teammates, best friend and Derek Bradford, […]

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Senior soccer standout is Ivy League bound

Briarcrest senior Alyssa Neuberger of Germantown recently committed to play collegiate soccer at Dartmouth College. Both of her parents played collegiate soccer- her dad at Dartmouth and her mom at Harvard. The senior midfielder, recognized on the field by her distinctive blue head gear, finished her stellar career at Briarcrest this past October leading the […]

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Germantown student given Grizz scholarship

  Houston High School senior Antonio Scott is the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Don Poier Memorial Scholarship given by the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis and the Memphis Grizzlies Foundation. Scott was officially awarded the scholarship Tuesday night at the Grizzlies game against the Chicago Bulls. Accompanied by the scholarship’s namesake’s widow, Barbara Poier, […]

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Germantown Police Reports

April 1 • Jewelry was stolen from a residence on the 8100 block of Poplar Ave. at 10:28 a.m. • An adult was arrested for possessing/using inhalants on the 7700 block of Wolf River Blvd. at 3:55 p.m. April 2 • A victim is receiving harassing text messages from an unknown number on the 7600 […]

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Board opposes site plan for two retailers

The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen cited traffic and safety concerns as reasons to scrap final site plans for a Starbucks and Mattress Firm near Perkins Restaurant on Poplar Ave. Board members voted 4-1 against the plans Monday night, with Alderman Billy Patton, who’s Patton Computers business is located within the lot, recusing himself. […]

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