Archive | September, 2018

Right, Escorted by her father, Houston High School Homecoming Queen Nikita Iyler is crowned by Principal John Taylor Friday night during the 2018 Football Homecoming festivities.

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  Several area high schools celebrated Football Homecoming last week. Germantown High School (6-0) kicked festivities off on Thursday night by beating Douglass 49-0. Houston High School (5-1) followed suite the next night by besting Melrose 39-0. Briarcrest (5-1) also handled KIPP Collegiate 51-0 during the Saints’ Homecoming.      

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Gray plays big in win over St. George’s

At the season’s first pep rally, several Lausanne football players dressed as cheerleaders and did an original dance routine. Students went “crazy,” said Lausanne Head Football Coach Kevin Locastro. “How are we going to win a state championship with a bunch of cheerleaders?” he joked. “They are not scared to put themselves out there and […]

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Candidate forum set for Oct. 3

Germantown residents will have the opportunity to hear local political contenders discuss important issues next week during a Candidate Forum at Houston High School. The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the forum at 6 p.m. on Oct. 3 in the school auditorium. The 10 candidates running for the seats of mayor and aldermen […]

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Luter appointed to School Board

After interviewing several “qualified” applicants for the open position on the Germantown School Board, the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously selected Rebecca Luter to fill the vacancy on Monday night. Alderman Forrest Owens nominated Luter and noted that the city’s school system needed a “bridge builder, a collaborator and a consensus maker.” “We […]

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Germantown’s West Center charts next chapter

West Cancer Center is evolving into a new model in its next chapter as a patient-centric, physician-driven and technology-powered center with a mission to improve the lives of those living with and beyond cancer, officials announced today. Building upon its 40-year legacy of innovation, West Cancer Center is affiliating with a new national partner that […]

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Houston scores big in second half

The Houston Mustangs held a 14-7 lead at halftime but really turned on the afterburners in the third quarter to beat Bartlett 40-14 on the road Friday night. Houston poured in 19 points to open the second half and improved to 4-1 on the season. The Mustangs held Bartlett to 14 first downs and just […]

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St. Francis of Assisi School introduces students to garden-based Learning

Students in Mrs. Botto’s seventh grade science class at St. Francis of Assisi School planted a variety of vegetables at the beginning of the school year in the outdoor garden area of the Chris Woods Learning Center. The garden area features eight large, galvanized containers equipped with built-in irrigation for gardening. So far, they have […]

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Check Presentation

As Founders of the Germantown Library, the Germantown Women’s Club hosted Library Board Chairman Tom Cates and Library Director Daniel Page at the GWC September Meeting at which Elaine Cates, GWC president, presented the Library with a $1,000 check. GWC remains dedicated to its philanthropic efforts in the area.

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Germantown Police Reports

September 7 Crimes • The victim reported that her boyfriend assaulted her during an argument. The complaint originated in the 1600 block of Holly Hill Drive at 2:25 p.m. • Credit cards were stolen from a purse at 7850 Poplar Ave. at 4:24 p.m. • An adult was arrested for the possession of a controlled […]

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City fire fighters offer hurricane support

The Germantown Fire Department has boots on the ground in Hawaii, Virginia and Sorth Carolina to assist with tropical storm and hurricane rescue efforts. Germantown Fire Chief John Selberg was stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii this week with the FEMA Incident Support Team to provide support for tropical storm Olivia. The FEMA Urban Search and Rescue […]

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