Archive | March, 2018

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Lady Mustangs beat Mount Juliet in state tourney

The Houston Lady Mustangs continued their dominant winning streak Wednesday by beating Mount Juliet 70-54 in the Div. 1-AAA State Tournament quarterfinals in Murfreesboro. Junior Jayla Hemingway had 26 points and 7 rebounds and Destinee Wells chipped in 17 points. Houston is 27-5 on the season and hasn’t lost a game in 2018. The Lady Mustangs will […]

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Alderman John Barzizza announces candidacy for Germantown mayor

Current Germantown Alderman John Barzizza announced Monday that he will be a candidate for Germantown Mayor in the Nov. 6 municipal election. “Having been contacted by many citizens of the community young and not so young alike, about serving, I have decided to run for the position of Germantown Mayor for the people of this […]

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Lady Mustangs come back to beat Central in semifinals

Playoff basketball is typically when stars shine the brightest and Houston standout junior Jayla Hemingway was no exception Monday night. The 5-foot-10 combo guard helped right the ship for the struggling Lady Mustangs by scoring 34 points in a close 67-64 win over Memphis Central in the semifinal round of the Region 8-AAA tournament at […]

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Students to get entire week off during Thanksgiving holiday

Students attending schools within the Germantown Municipal School District will be off for a full week of classes during Thanksgiving break next year. The Germantown Board of Education has unanimously approved modifications to the 2018-19 instructional calendar, including a reduction in instructional days from 180 to 177. Students will not be attending classes on Nov. […]

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Neighborhood near Houston High asks for public sidewalk to be made private

A local Homeowner’s Association is requesting that a public sidewalk connecting the Dogwood Gardens neighborhood to Houston High School be made private. The 88-lot single family residential neighborhood was created in 1996 and borders the high school to the east. This Thursday, the Collierville Planning Commission will discuss whether to make the pedestrian easement a […]

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Germantown police investigate threat to Houston Middle

On Feb. 28, the Germantown Police Department was notified of a text message involving threats of violence toward Houston Middle School. Detectives immediately identified and located the subject responsible and began investigating the threat. While investigation remains ongoing, it has been determined that the threat was not credible. GPD will continue to work with the […]

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