Archive | September, 2016

Betsy Landers, former president of the National PTA, and David Pickler, president of the National School Boards Association, talk in Pickler’s Collierville office. Landers was appointed to the vacated seat of the Germantown Municipal School Board Monday night.

Former national PTA head named to school board

Betsy Landers has been unanimously named the newest member of the Germantown Municipal School District School Board. The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen appointed Landers Monday night with a 5-0 vote, heaping praise on the former national president of the PTA. “We believe (she) has a vision of where the district aspires to grow,” […]

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City moves forward with plans to build new school

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen has taken the initial step in constructing a new school in the southeastern portion of the city. Board members voted 5-0 Monday night to give preliminary approval for an elementary or K-8 school on 31.3 acres near Winchester Road and Crestwyn Drive. Germantown will make a $33,000 deposit […]

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Shelby County hosts final online tax sale of year for more than 400 properties

In the fourth and final online tax sale auctions for 2016, Shelby County Government is offering over 400 residential, commercial and vacant properties at www.CivicSource.com, beginning Sept. 7 at 8 a.m. through Sept. 9 at 8 p.m.. The tax sale is conducted four times each year and is a joint effort of the Chancery Court Clerk & […]

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Photos by Kevin Lewter 
Germantown and Houston clashed in a rivalry game Friday night at Ken Netherland Stadium. The Mustangs prevailed with a 39-7 win over the Red Devils. Both teams are now 1-2 on the season. See full game coverage on page 3 of The Shelby Sun Times.

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Germantown eighth grader ranked among best basketball players

While only an eighth grader at Riverdale School, Harrison Kelly is considered one of the “top 80 basketball players” for his age group by a summer camp franchise which helps athletes build marketing packages to share with college scouts. Future150, hosts summer camps that any student can attend, but they also cull down campers to […]

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Delta Fair: Accident, possible gunfire mar fun

By Carolyn Bahm Special to The Times Delta Fair fun turned to fear this weekend as people broke bones on the Moonraker ride and later a panicked crowd feared gunfire Saturday night. The gunfire remains unverified, but the ride injuries were all too real. Previously, two fair workers were also electrocuted on Aug. 30 during fair […]

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Mustang RB Carson Blackfan looks to avoid the oncoming hit from Germantowns Ryan Arthur

Houston bests Germantown in annual rivalry game

  By Bill Sorrell Special to The Times With a career rushing night and two touchdowns, Carson Blackfan was more than in the end zone after leading Houston to a 39-7 victory over Germantown on Friday at Germantown. He was in the zone. “My mind is in a different place. I am so excited right […]

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