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Houston Middle earns prestigious grant for library

Houston Middle School received a grant last week from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library. In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of Patterson’s donation with “bonus points” that teachers can use to acquire books and other materials for their classrooms. Houston Middle School was selected among thousands of applications […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports December 9 Crimes • A vehicle was stolen from a parking lot in the 6500 block of Poplar Woods Circle South at 11:08 a.m. • An adult was arrested for the possession of marijuana during a traffic stop at Kirby Parkway and Poplar Ave. at 3:36 p.m. Crashes • Two vehicles collided […]

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Santa visits Piccadilly

Santa Claus recently visited Piccadilly Cafeteria on Exeter Road in Germantown. Restaurant General Manager Scott Krueger dressed as the jolly Saint Nicholas last week for local customers and staff.

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Letters From Santa

Dear Santa, bike a Big teddy bear walkie talk watch remote car dollhouse remote controlled helicopter elf $100 white tiger watch pokemon more shopkins Sincerely, Bristol Dear Santa, hamster walkee talkee Legoes Watch whit tiger watch I want $ for my dads work Sincerely, Caroline Dear Santa, can you Give me a remote controlled helicopter […]

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New Germantown Muncipal School Board members Suzanne Jones and Amy Eoff joined incumbent Linda Fisher and members of district staff in an all-day Board Boot Camp last week. Participants went through team building exercises for nearly eight hours. After being sworn in earlier this month, Jones, Eoff and Landers attended school board training in Nashville.

Board Boot Camp

New Germantown Muncipal School Board members Suzanne Jones and Amy Eoff joined incumbent Linda Fisher and members of district staff in an all-day Board Boot Camp last week. Participants went through team building exercises for nearly eight hours. After being sworn in earlier this month, Jones, Eoff and Landers attended school board training in Nashville.

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City’s school system ranked among top places to work

Germantown Municipal Schools was recently named one of the top 60 workplaces in Memphis. “We are incredibly humbled by this reoccurring distinction,” said Director of Human Resources Elissa Stratton. “GMSD employees are the backbone of this amazing district, and everyday they put forth their talents and educational expertise to serve the students of Germantown. We […]

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Aspen Dental recently opened a location in Cordova at 695 N. Germantown Pkwy. Aspen Dental aims to "make access to dental care even easier for residents." Appointments are now available at the new practice. The new Cordova office is led by Dr. Cynthia Brown, who received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College. The Cordova office brings a much-needed access to affordable, quality care, including dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to general dentistry and restoration. For more information, call 614-2142.

Aspen Dental opens in Cordova

Aspen Dental recently opened a location in Cordova at 695 N. Germantown Pkwy. Aspen Dental aims to “make access to dental care even easier for residents.” Appointments are now available at the new practice. The new Cordova office is led by Dr. Cynthia Brown, who received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical […]

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Germantown's Ian Clark shares a laugh with Patrick McCaw and Draymond Green during his jersey retirement ceremony Friday night.

Fellow Golden State Warriors attend Clark’s jersey retirement

Former Red Devil standout Ian Clark shared his jersey retirement ceremony with friends, family and NBA teammates Friday night during Germantown’s game against rival Collierville. Fellow members of the Golden State Warriors were in town to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. A 2009 graduate of Germantown, Clark scored 1,846 points in his four […]

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The Germantown Lady Red Devils fell behind 17-3 early to Collierville Friday night and never recovered, losing 54-31 to the rival Lady Dragons at home. Laren Taylor paced Collierville with 22 points. Tenitra Wilson had nine points and Karlynn Woods chipped in five for Germantown. Collierville (4-3) will play Munford on Saturday. The 4-4 Red Devils will play at Hutchison on Jan. 5. PICTURED: Germantown's Carria Smith takes a shot in the lane over the out stretched hand of Collierville's Destiny Shaw.

Lady Devils fall to Collierville

The Germantown Lady Red Devils fell behind 17-3 early to Collierville Friday night and never recovered, losing 54-31 to the rival Lady Dragons at home. Tenitra Wilson had nine points and Karlynn Woods chipped in five for Germantown. The 4-4 Red Devils will play at Hutchison on Jan. 5. PICTURED: Germantown’s Carria Smith takes a […]

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Students and faculty from St. George's work to posters to encourage runners in the St. Jude Marathon earlier this month.

St. George’s ‘bunkhouse’ put to use for St. Jude Marathon

Students and families of St. George’s had a unique vantage point along the St. Jude Marathon route on Dec. 3. The school’s newest facility, a bunkhouse in Memphis that sleeps more than 100, was the site of a school sleep-over on Friday night, as well as a cheering station. Support of the St. Jude Marathon […]

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