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Mustangs win district tournament

The Houston Mustangs won the 15-AAA championship 6-3 over host Collierville Wednesday night. Both teams will compete in the Region 8 tournament. Pitcher Reid Blair got the win for the Mustangs (24-10). PICTURED: Houston’s Terrell Tatum slides safely into second base before the throw gets to Collierville’s Parker Cathey.

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Waste Pro and city gearing up for June start

Trash and recycling carts are currently being assembled for Waste Pro’s June first start date in Germantown. The shiny new carts are scheduled to be delivered beginning as early as May 11. Monday route customers will first receive new carts. Check the City website at Germantown-TN.gov or Facebook at City of Germantown, Tennessee for a […]

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In Transit

Despite the best wishes of local telescope owners and other hopefuls who wanted a peek, Monday’s rare transit of Mercury wasn’t visible in the Memphis area Monday morning. It would have looked like a tiny, perfectly round dot moving across the face of the Sun, but the cloud cover obscured it and apparently stretched all […]

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Three local brothers earn perfect scores on ACT

Germantown’s Andrea and Jeff McLeod are two proud parents today. Their three boys, Ian, Collin, and now their youngest William have all earned a perfect score on the ACT. “That’s rare air for each one individually, but I’m speculating it’s really stratosphere kind of rare to have three siblings at that plateau,” wrote Jeff in […]

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Houston band leader named Teacher of the Year

Houston High School band leader Jim Smith was named the 2016 Teacher of the Year last week at the Germantown Education Commission’s annual Education Celebration. Students and teachers were honored for excellence on Thursday as administrators, teachers, students, parents and members of the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen looked on. Smith has led Houston’s […]

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Penson pleads guilty in crash that killed two Briarcrest girls

A Mississippi man is set to spend 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving crash that killed two Briarcrest students last May. Circuit Judge Kelly Luther on Monday sentenced Melandus Penson, 33, of Belden to 120 years but suspended half of the sentence. Penson pleaded guilty to two counts of DUI death […]

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Germantown football program put on probation for violating recruiting rules

By Graham Sweeney The Germantown High School football program has been put on probation for two calendar years and fined $1,000 for breaking TSSAA recruiting rules. According to TSSAA Executive Director Bernard Childress, several families with students attending Houston Middle School received letters inviting 10 student athletes to an “open house” to meet Germantown High […]

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