Archive | August, 2017

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American Paper Optics works 24/7 to make safe solar eclipse glasses for the world

The countdown to the 2017 solar eclipse over America is ticking louder and louder as the date of Aug. 21 approaches. One local business had a long-range vision that began more than two years ago, because its leaders knew how big of a deal the eclipse would be. As a result, American Paper Optics was […]

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Houstons #40 Mark Gresham wraps up Trojan QB #10 Tommy Clifton for a loss

Houston plays host Millington in annual jamboree

Millington was on center stage last Friday night welcoming residents from Fayette County, Collierville, Arlington, Germantown and Bartlett. The home of the Trojans hosted the 2017 Shelby County Football Jamboree for the first time. With coordination from the Millington Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and Millington Central High School staff, the event ran smoothly […]

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Chism to be honored by GHS

Longtime local educator and leader Ernest Chism will be honored Friday night when the Germantown High School Fieldhouse is named after the former school principal, city alderman and school board member. A dedication ceremony for the Ernest Chism Fieldhouse will be held at 6:45 p.m. before the Germantown varsity football team kickoffs against Jackson North […]

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Germantown Road traffic pattern to be altered by streetscape work

Streetscape work will significantly alter the traffic pattern along a small section of S. Germantown Road beginning Aug. 14 and continuing into December. Germantown Road traffic between the railroad tracks and Poplar Pike will be open to south-bound traffic only, making the section of roadway a one-way street for the duration of the project. Traffic […]

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Local teen hosts soccer clinic for underprivileged kids

Seventeen-year-old Izzy Fraire started her life long soccer journey at age three at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown. Fraire and her fellow soccer teammates ran up and down the soccer field like a herd of buffalo, it was a lot of fun and the start of a lasting love for the […]

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Germantown farm named to National Register

A Germantown treasure is among three Tennessee sites to be named to the National Register of Historic Places. The Tennessee Historical Commission announced on Monday the addition of Wildwood Farms in Germantown to the National Register. The Commission also announced that Clayborn Temple in downtown Memphis will now be designated as a place of ‘national […]

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Williams commits to Indiana

Germantown High School senior standout defensive back and receiver Jaylin Williams announced last week that he has committed to Indiana University. He was previously committed to the University of Mississippi but decommitted soon after former head coach Hugh Freeze resigned from the job. Williams is currently rated the No. 1 corner back in Tennessee.

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Houston vs Bartlett 7on7- Houston rallies around the playbook

Houston to join nine other schools in annual football jamboree

On behalf of Millington Central High School, residents of Collierville, Arlington, Bartlett, Germantown and Fayette County are welcome to the new-look Flag City. When MCHS hosts the Shelby County Football Jamboree Aug. 11 at Mooney Bosewell Field, guests are invited to enjoy the new shops and eateries of Millington. But first thing first, it will […]

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19 graduate from Leadership Germantown

The 19-member Leadership Germantown Class of 2017 has graduated. Since January, they have completed a program comprised of nine sessions and the oversized Community Chess Board Project at the Germantown Community Library, which had a ribbon cutting on June 25. Applications for the Leadership Germantown Class of 2018 are being accepted through Sept. 30. Leadership […]

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