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Iris Orchestra launches mentorship for Houston High students

Iris Orchestra, the resident orchestra of the Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC) kicks off its 20th anniversary season this Saturday. Founded as a bold experiment in September 2000, Iris Orchestra is proudly still bold and still experimenting. The mission of the Iris Orchestra is to serve the community with exceptional music. “For a city this […]

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Houston Volleyball 2019 Regional Champions

Region Champs

Photo by Kevin Lewter Last week, the Houston Lady Mustangs beat Collierville 3-1 to win the 2019 15AAA District Tournament. Houston then hosted the Region 8AAA Tournament this Tuesday where it beat Central in the first round and bested Collierville again in the second round to become Region champions. Houston’s Jordan Jones was named Region […]

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Barrios celebrates her final round of chemotherapy at West Cancer Center by ringing "The Bell." She was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer in March and quickly began treatment.

Local business owner discusses ongoing journey through breast cancer

Collierville native Sandy Barrios has traveled the world with her husband, John. She has opened her own gourmet food business, Bazaar, on Town Square and spent 35 years successfully working in the insurance field. She recently watched her son, Joseph, walk down the wedding aisle in Nashville. However, this week Barrios is scheduled to undergo […]

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Pare puts on a show in rivalry game

Pare puts on a show in rivalry game

By Bill Sorrell Lincoln Pare. You’ve just won the region championship. What are you going to do now? “I’m going to Florida.” After rushing for a career high 363 yards and tying a career-best five touchdowns during a 56-28 win over Collierville on Thursday, Pare was headed to Seaside, Fla., for a half beach week. […]

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Saints Homecoming Court

Saints Homecoming Court

On Sept. 27, Briarcrest Christian School celebrated the 2019 Football Homecoming. Addison Toy of Collierville was named the Homecoming Queen. The Saints bested Madison-Ridgeland Academy 42-20 and are now 6-0 on the season. They are currently ranked No. 2 in the West 10 Media Power Rankings heading into a big game against 3-2 Christian Brothers. […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports

September 20 Crimes Items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 2800 block of West Keasler Circle at 7:13 a.m. Items were damaged inside a restroom in the 7300 block of Neshoba Road at 5:20 p.m. September 22 Items were stolen from a business at 1850 Poplar Woods Circle West at 6:12 p.m. Crimes […]

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Southwind Classic Elegance

Southwind Classic Elegance

By Kathleen Edelmuth The Southwind Garden Club has awarded the October Yard of the Month status to John and Kathy Haase for their property at 3405 Classic Drive. Even in the waning days of summer the frontage is a beautiful display of color and meticulously maintained shrubbery. Lantana, impatiens, and begonias provide a lovely setting […]

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Vesta Home Show returns to area

Vesta Home Show returns to area

In just the second time in the 36-year history of the Vesta Home Show, Vesta is returning to the subdivision of a previous show. In 2017, attendees of the Vesta Home Show got a first glimpse at some of the first few homes developed in the beautiful Chapel Cove in Germantown. This year, from Oct. […]

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Mustangs perfect on season

Mustangs perfect on season

The Houston Lady Mustangs continue their unbeaten season. Houston beat Gallatin, Tenn. 13-0 on the road on Sept. 22 and St. George’s 8-1 on Sept. 19. They were scheduled to play at Bartlett (9-3-1) on Tuesday before hosting St. Agnes (6-6-1) PICTURED: Houston forward Maddie Eskin with a laser shot on the goal. The Lady […]

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Mustangs mangle Arlington, improve to 5-0 on the season

Mustangs mangle Arlington, improve to 5-0 on the season

The Houston Mustangs rolled Arlington 46-14 on the road last Friday and are now 5-0 on the season heading into an “off week.” Senior quarterback Ethan Burns was an impressive 14-17 in completions. He threw for 377 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for another touchdown. His favorite target was senior receiver Grayson Hitt, who […]

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