Archive | June, 2019

She’s Got Moves: Local dancer 'steps' into limelight on national show

She’s Got Moves: Local dancer ‘steps’ into limelight on national show

By Aaron Moser Sophie Pittman, a graduate of Collierville High School, appeared on the third audition of Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” on Monday night. “So You Think You Can Dance” is an Emmy Award Winning-show currently airing its 16th season. The show is a competition where dancers ages 18-30 perform routines that […]

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Staying the Course: Tiger coach with local ties makes spiritual impact on players

Staying the Course: Tiger coach with local ties makes spiritual impact on players

BY BILL SORRELL Quarterback of the Lincoln County High School football team in 1979, Daron Schoenrock was in Lawrenceburg ready to battle Lawrence County High School. After pregame warm ups the team went back to the locker room for the coach’s final instructions. Hearing the band play the national anthem, the team prayed and broke […]

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Kenley drafted in eighth round

Kenley drafted in eighth round

Houston High School graduate and Arkansas infielder Jack Kenley was taken with the No. 232 overall pick of the 2019 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers in the 8th round. Kenley, 6-foot-0, 185 pounds, has experienced a breakout season in 2019. As a second baseman, he has accumulated a .975 fielding percentage and solidified the […]

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Cleanup efforts continue after city experiences significant flooding

Cleanup efforts continue after city experiences significant flooding

Cleanup and damage assessments efforts continue after Germantown experienced an unprecedented major rain event last Friday that caused significant flooding in several neighborhoods throughout the city. All weekend and into today, numerous city departments, including fire, public works, engineering and economic community development, have been visiting and assessing damage in homes along the most affected […]

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Flying down memory lane

Flying down memory lane

There was a time their relationship was strictly business. Garrett Williamson would join forces with the Raiden Maiden 70 years ago to fly over the skies of Italy and Western Europe. Under a calm Millington sky May 30, 2019, the now 99-year-old Williamson was excited to reunite with one of the loves of his life. […]

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Take A Good Ribbing

Take A Good Ribbing

Tucked next to LongHorn Steakhouse and the railroad tracks in the Gallina Centro shopping center, the 3-month old Collierville Commissary on Houston Levee Road bears a strong resemblance to a tavern. However, the southern and local flair inside the barbecue restaurant is evident. The 5,000-square-foot restaurant is features a total of 225 seats to accommodate […]

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Best of Shelby, Tipton counties hit the diamond at USA Stadium

Best of Shelby, Tipton counties hit the diamond at USA Stadium

A trio of players entered last week’s Shelby County All-Star Baseball Game with a chance to end their high school careers on a winning streak. Covington Charger players Christian Delashmit, Austin Baskin and Ty Warmath came into the 2019 post Memorial Day Classic fresh off winning the Class 2A State Baseball Tournament in Murfreesboro the […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports

May 24 • Two adults were arrested for stealing merchandise from a business at 7615 West Farmington Blvd. at 10:25 a.m. • The victim’s personal information was used to open fraudulent accounts. The complaint originated from the 2200 block of Knoll Lane at 2:18 p.m. • A suspect stole merchandise from a business at 7781 […]

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Recycling efforts cease due to fire

Recycling efforts cease due to fire

Over the weekend, the Germantown Neighborhood Services Department was informed that a large fire occurred at a recycling facility that the city utilizes for curbside recycling services. The facility has been temporarily shut down and a reopening date has not been determined at this time. The city is encouraging residents who choose to recycle to […]

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10 reasons to attend the Germantown Charity Horse Show

10 reasons to attend the Germantown Charity Horse Show

You don’t have to be an equestrian to enjoy the atmosphere at the Germantown Christy Horse Show, from June 4-8. Many in the crowd have never sat on a horse, but they come every year to enjoy the show and all it has to offer. We asked them what they like most about coming to […]

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