Archive | May, 2018

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Superintendent highlights district achievements

By Jason Manuel GMSD Superintendent As we leave for summer break, I believe it is important to reflect and celebrate the many successes that occurred this school year. Germantown Municipal School District is arguably the best school district in Tennessee after only four short years in existence. Besides our exemplary test scores and numerous accolades, […]

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Martial arts help man cope with autoimmune disease

Friendships, a sense of accomplishment and discipline are just some of the benefits from practicing jiujitsu. Almost 10 years ago Stan White incorporated the martial art into his life as a measure to be stronger mentally and physically. “I studied karate for quite a while,” White recalled. “Then I came down with an autoimmune muscle […]

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Ribbon Cutting

The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Farmer’s Insurance Agent Mathew Fields at 2024 Exeter Road, Suite No. 2 in Germantown. Farmers Insurance Group offers insurance for automobiles, homes and small businesses and provides other insurance and financial services products. For more information go to: agents.farmers.com/rfields. Pictured are Alma Butler […]

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Houston High School – Class of 2018

Henry Abrams, Elissa Margaret Adams, Tyler Douglas Adams, Joy Mosopefoluwa Adeyemo, Masam Akhavan, Sydney Paige Alexander, Parker Davis Allen, Liam Altuzar, Malak Eyad Amro, Ellie Catherine Andrews, Allaina Lynn Armstrong, Madeline Elizabeth Arnold, Muhammad Safwan Arshad, Asher David Arwine, Brennen Davis Ashford, Abdallah Awwad, Atika Azouz, Jaden Lee Bagomolny, Katerina Allison Baldree, Ella Michelle Baran, […]

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Germantown High School – Class of 2018

Mariam Abdallah, Sammy Abdellatif, Mohammad Abdelrahim, Sammy Abdurehman, Alexis Addison, Vishal Aiely, Mahmoud Ajjaoui, Hareth Al-omari, Darrien Alexander, Kip Alexander II, LaZarius Alexander, Kemar Ali, Amber Allen, DeAnna Allen, Niya Allen, Tyus Allen, Zaynah Allen, Aiyala Alston, Diana Alvarez Toro, Allison Applewhite, Nicole Arellano, Johnny Arita, Adalya Armstrong, Mark Arnold Jr., Sophie Baik, Chevy Bailey, […]

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Germantown Police Reports

May 18 Crimes • Shoes were stolen from a business at 7712 Poplar Ave. at 11:41 a.m. • An adult was arrested for assaulting a family member during an argument in the 2200 block of Dogwood Oaks Drive at 5 p.m. Crashes • Two vehicles collided at 8945 Dogwood Road at 8:41 a.m. • Two […]

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New home sales up 500 percent in April

Home sales in Germantown were up a whopping 33 percent last month, representing a market reversal from March when sales were down 24 percent. According to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, Germantown saw 89 sales in April, which is nearly twice the number of sales that the city experienced in March. At $325,000, the […]

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Shooters wound 3 Lakeland teens at Sweet 16 party

A Sweet 16 party turned violent Sunday night in Lakeland when three underage youths were shot and another was injured trying to escape. The party was at the Oakwood Subdivision’s neighborhood clubhouse on Matwood Oak Drive, and four young men who arrived without invitations got angry when the honoree’s grandfather blocked them at the door. […]

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Memphis Oral School in Germantown to raffle Timberlake tickets

Germantown is home to a number of unique educational opportunities including two different school districts, a number of private schools, a university and speciality schools that cater to students with learning or physical disabilities. One of the lesser known educational treasures in the city is Memphis Oral School for the Deaf (MOSD), which has been […]

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Dragons dominate Kirby

The Collierville Dragons defeated Kirby 15-0 on Saturday, as two pitchers teamed up to throw a no-hitter. John Gibbs induced a fly out to get the last out of the game. Collierville secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the fourth inning. Dragon batters contributing to the big inning included Fielding Belk, Gibbs, Alec […]

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