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Cathey named deputy superintendent

Cathey named deputy superintendent

Dan Haddow will be retiring from his role as deputy superintendent and chief of staff for the Germantown Municipal School District. This school year marks his 30th year of service in public education. He did his undergraduate work at Eckerd College where he received a degree in Human Resources. While working with emotionally disturbed students […]

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Germantown wraps up regular season

Germantown wraps up regular season

The Germantown Red Devils fell to 15-10 on the season after falling 7-5 to Christian Brothers on Saturday. They were scheduled to wrap up the season at home on Wednesday against Bartlett. Germantown is ranked the No. 22 team in the state by MaxPreps.com. PICTURED: Germantown third baseman Payne Smith waits for the ball to put […]

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Devils pick up win over Arlington

Devils pick up win over Arlington

The Germantown Red Devils picked up a big win last week against the Arlington Tigers. Germantown won 4-3 on Tuesday at home. The close win came four days after the Devils downed Harding Academy 12-8 at home. Now 12-8 on the season, Germantown will host Christian Brothers and Lausanne this Saturday. PICTURED: Germantown’s Tyler Miller is […]

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Stampede Starts Sunday

Stampede Starts Sunday

The Germantown Education Foundation and Germantown Municipal School District will present the GMSD 5k Stampede and Color Run this Sunday at 2 p.m. The race will be a fully timed and competitive 5K run/walker friendly event. A separate family 1-mile “color run” has also been added. The event will feature moon bounces, food trucks, live […]

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Germantown Police Reports

Germantown Police Reports

April 12 Crimes • A suspect attempted to steal the wheels from the victim’s vehicle in the 7400 block of Heathmore Place at 5:22 a.m. • The victim’s personal information was used to create a fraudulent account. The complaint originated from the 1800 block of Miller Farms Road at 9:49 a.m. • Two employees were […]

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Cates named Citizen of Year

Cates named Citizen of Year

Elaine Taylor Cates has been named the Germantown Lions Club Citizen of the Year Award. Cates has been married to Tom for 53 years. She grew up in Nashville and graduated from Vanderbilt University. They moved to Germantown 40 years ago and have four children (Cindy Cates Moore, Charles Cates Jr., Taylor Cates, and Andy […]

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STRIPE UP: Local talent shines under Friday night lights

STRIPE UP: Local talent shines under Friday night lights

Under Friday night lights, the University of Memphis culminated spring football with its annual Friday Night Stripes game at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The Tigers’ wide receiver Hunter Hill was signing autographs on Friday and speaking about outside linebacker Austin Hall. “When he came here no one really knew him and he has become the […]

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Becker named state's top athletic director

Becker named state’s top athletic director

PICTURED: TSSAA Executive Director Bernard Childress, Houston High School Athletic Director Chad Becker and basketball legend Swen Nater at TIAAA Conference held at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. Houston High School Athletic Director Chad Becker has been named the Tennessee Athletic Director of the Year for 2019 by the Tennessee Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association this week. […]

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Leadership Germantown grows connections in Memphis area

Leadership Germantown grows connections in Memphis area

Every year, Leadership Germantown works together on a project to enhance the city. However, this year the class of 2019’s community project is expanding its reach outside of Germantown in order benefit those in the greater Memphis area. Building on the foundation of last year’s class, with their renovations to the greenhouse at Houston High […]

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Cell tower detractors make voices heard

Cell tower detractors make voices heard

A handful of concerned parents and property owners joined the fray in criticizing the potential construction of a cell phone tower near the playground at Dogwood Elementary School. During Monday night’s regularly scheduled Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, residents like Wes Talbert pleaded with the board to reconsider the location of the future […]

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