Archive | February, 2018

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Commission set to discuss senior living facility, Campbell Clinic expansion

Germantown’s medical corridor was again a topic of discussion this week as two large projects were reviewed by the city’s Planning Commission. A subcommittee meeting set for Wednesday afternoon was arranged to evaluate a new senior living facility at the northeast corner of Wolf River Blvd. and Germantown Pkwy. and the Campbell Clinic expansion just […]

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Local man judges dogs’ agility at Westminster

Dog agility judging has been part of Don Farage’s life since 2003, and long before that he was a dog owner who happily trained his own pet. This year, the Shelby County resident and his wife, Alicia, traveled to New York City so he could judge for the 5th Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster […]

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Germantown Police Reports

February 9 Crimes • The victim reported receiving unwanted text messages from her ex-husband. The complaint originated on the 8300 block of Creek Ridge Cove at 11 a.m. • An adult was arrested for the possession of marijuana during traffic stop at Poplar Ave. and Arthurwood Cove at 12:07 p.m. Crashes • Two vehicles collided […]

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Collegiate Corner

• Cordova and Germantown students have been named to the Dean’s List at Clemson University for the fall 2017 semester. Alexander E. Creson is majoring is Bioengineering Sarah Kaitlyn Timmins is majoring in Materials Science and Engineering Emily Y. Shores is majoring in Health Science • Wheaton College student Joshua Chung of Cordova was named to the Dean’s List for […]

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Shelby County to offer active shooter awareness training

The Shelby County Office of Preparedness will host classes for the general public will be held on March 3 at 9:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. “A tragic mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school claimed the lives of seventeen innocent students. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the victims’ families and get […]

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Nichols says faith has sustained him from preps to pros

BY BILL SORRELL There was a time when Austin Nichols was stopped in his tracks. “I filled my gas tank up with the wrong type. I am pretty sure it was diesel gas and it really messed my car up. It’s funny now looking back at it, but at the time it really wasn’t,” said […]

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Houston Lady Mustangs District Champs

Houston continues to dominate district

PICTURED: Jayla Hemingway slices through the Jaguar defense Tuesday night in the Dist. 15-AAA championship game. BigKPhotos.com The Houston Lady Mustangs beat Southwind 75-60 Tuesday night to win the Dist. 15-AAA tournament. Houston had a 38-32 lead at halftime and used a 21-15 run in the third quarter to maintain momentum. Junior Jayla Hemingway paced Houston […]

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Bartlett Chick-fil-A to open by Early April

Arant It’s possible there could be a long-anticipated chick, or at least chicken, in Bartlett’s Easter basket this year. Allen Arant is opening his and the city’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant sometime around the end of March or early April. The exact date has not yet been announced. “The store is under construction and looking pretty […]

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Valentine’s Day Arrangements

Ladies from the Germantown Garden Club recently helped the clients at Page Robbins Adult Day Care make festive flower arrangements for Valentine’s Day as part of their community service. PICTURED: From left are Mary Markus, Phyllis Allen, Cheryl Tompkins, Luisa Stubbs, Sylvia Waters, Carol Hammond, Kathy Russo and Elaine Beer.

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GHS literary magazine receives highest rating

The 2017 edition of Germantown High School’s literary magazine, The Iconoclast, has received the highest rating from the National Council of Teachers English (NCTE) for the fourteenth year in a row. There were a total of 392 entries with 26 Highest Award recipients. From NCTE: “We congratulate you and the students who produced this exemplary […]

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