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Germantown schools honor veterans

Students throughout the Germantown Municipal School District honored veterans last week with a bevy of patriotic performances, songs, parades and more. Local Boy Scout troops handled the flags in each assembly while school choirs, orchestras and bands across the district performed patriotic music for the special visitors. Students left their classrooms to cheer and salute […]

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Fisher named reserve firefighter of year

Germantown’s Stephen Fisher has received the 2017 Reserve Fire Fighter of the Year Award. Fisher graduated earlier this year from the Germantown Rookie School, which consists of 350 hours of training, where he served as the Class Commander. Previously, he was a volunteer fire fighter in Canada and Illinois. He and his wife, Michelle, recently […]

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Red Devils stunned in last minute

Red Devils stunned late in playoff game

BY BILL SORRELL Facing fourth down and Cookeville, White Station quarterback Drew Lyons stood at Germantown’s 36-yard line with 1:01 left in the game looking for the king of wheel routes, Greg Williams. Williams, just named first-team Region 8-6A running back, sprinted from his backfield down the left sideline and caught a 35-yard perfect pass […]

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Germantown wins a whopping 25 Region 8-6A awards

The Germantown Red Devils racked up 25 awards this week in Region 8-6A. The winners were selected by league coaches. Senior Jaylin Williams had six awards on his own. PHOTOS BY KEVIN LEWTER  Offensive Player of the Year Jaylin Williams (ABOVE) Coach of the Year Chris Smith (ABOVE) First team offense Quarterback Ethan Payne (ABOVE) […]

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Dogwood hosts 50s themed sock hop

On the 50th day of school, Dogwood Elementary rocked around the clock to celebrate 50s Day. Students come to school ready to dance on this day each year, wearing poodle skirts and leather jackets. To prepare for this, during physical education class, the third grade students learned to do the twist, hand-jive, bop, bunny hop, […]

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Merged VFW post undergoing renovations

The recently revamped Collierville VFW Post 5066 is quickly becoming one of the most acclaimed posts in the state. Earlier this year, Collierville’s 71-year-old post merged with the now dissolved Post 1965, which served veterans from Bartlett and Germantown. Since then, membership has flourished, necessitating recent and future cosmetic and structural work to the languishing […]

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Devils meet, beat Mustangs in first round of playoffs

More than two months after meeting in the regular season, the Houston Mustangs and Germantown Red Devils faced each other again on Friday night in a crosstown rematch in the first round of the playoffs. While both teams seemed poised for victory early, the unbeaten Red Devils used a 21-0 run in the second quarter […]

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Planning Commission set to approve site plan for new school

The city’s Planning Commission was scheduled to vote Tuesday night on the preliminary and final site plan for the new Germantown Municipal School District elementary school and district office building on nearly 39 acres on 3366 Forest Hill-Irene Road. On Oct. 6, the school district closed on the purchase of the property. The proposed project […]

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Preliminary Parks Master Plan unveiled, input now sought

Last Thursday, Germantown’s Parks and Recreation department, in cooperation with a team led by Lose & Associates, unveiled the draft recommendations for the city’s parks master plan. The recommendations come after months of extensive research, public engagement and work with a citizen-driven steering committee. In fact, representatives from Lose and Associates commented that Germantown is […]

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Homecoming Court

On Oct. 13, St. George’s Independent School celebrated the accomplishments of the young women named to its homecoming court and especially the accomplishments of Homecoming Queen Kate Seabrook, who was escorted by her father, Hunter Seabrook. The court included: • 9th grade Ella Sykes, escorted by her father, Brandt Sykes • 9th grade Maddie Bishop, […]

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