Archive | May, 2018

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Houston falls to Brighton 2-1

The Houston Mustangs watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 2-1 loss to Brighton on Friday. The Cardinals took the lead on a home run in the first inning. The pitching was strong on both sides. Brighton pitchers struck out 11, while Houston sat down 13. Brighton got things started in […]

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Past incident comes to light days after principal resigns

Just days after resigning from the Germantown Municipal School District reports began to surface that former Houston High School principal Kyle Cherry was involved in an alcohol related incident last July that included propping and ascending a ladder outside of a colleague’s house. Citing “overwhelming stress and pressures” of the position, Cherry stepped down as […]

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Germantown Police Reports

April 20 Crimes • Two unlocked vehicles were rummaged through and two laptops were stolen in the 2800 block of Port Charlotte Drive at 7:23 a.m. • Currency was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 2800 block of Baytown Cove at 12:50 p.m. • An unlocked vehicle was rummaged through in the 2900 block […]

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Oaklawn Garden a ‘historical gem’ of Germantown

The Cloyes property, also named Oaklawn Garden by Mamie Cloyes, is one of Germantown’s historical treasures. Situated right next to the railroad tracks along Poplar Pike, the Vernacular-style farmhouse on the site has been said to have been built circa 1875. Fritz Hussy, Mamie Cloyes’ uncle, bought 20-acres along with the house in 1918. He […]

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Germantown ties Nashville for third lowest jobless rate in state

Collierville and Germantown recently tied four other Tennessee municipalities for the third lowest jobless rate in the state. At 2.6 percent, the unemployment rate in both Shelby County municipalities was far below the U.S. rate of 4.1 percent during the month of March. According to numbers released last week by the Tennessee Department of Labor […]

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Square sees closure of second restaurant this year

An upscale restaurant located just off of Collierville’s Historic Town Square has folded. Owner and Executive Chef Brian Thurmond announced on Monday that 148 North has closed its doors just 18 months after opening. It is the second restaurant closure on the Square this year. Brooks Pharm2Fork closed in January one year after its launch […]

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American Cancer Society hosts annual Birthday Bash

The American Cancer Society hosted the second annual Birthday Bash Fundraising Dinner on April 26 at the Quonset in Collierville. The event raises funds for the life-saving mission of the American Cancer Society through their Collierville Special Events program. The birthday party theme goes along with their goal to “celebrate more birthdays” each year through […]

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