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Thomas named Houston’s head football coach

Germantown Municipal School District announced last week that James Thomas has been named the new head coach of the Houston High School football program. Thomas served as the interim head coach for Houston Football and has a long history with both the program and Houston High School. “I have played and coached in the Houston […]

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Mid-South ATV keeps the wheels spinning for local riders

Mid-South ATV has had several incarnations in its dozen years of servicing all-terrain vehicles for local enthusiasts. The business was initially operated out of owner Mike Moore’s home before relocating to a store front in Bartlett. After seven years off of Sycamore View, Moore moved the ATV repair operation back to his Collierville home. All […]

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Hemingway to Mississippi State

Houston High School standout junior Jayla Hemingway signed a Letter of Intent last week to play basketball at Mississippi State. Hemingway helped lead the Lady Mustangs to the Class AAA state championship game where they fell to Riverdale. She was also considering offers from Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee. PICTURED: Hemingway is pictured at her signing day […]

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Spirituality continues to guide former Tiger

By Bill Sorrell There was one time that Riley Ferguson did not want to get back up after he fell down. Ferguson, the record-breaking University of Memphis quarterback who is expecting his name to be called today in the NFL Draft, fell off the stage during a skit when he was in the fifth grade. […]

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Mayoral candidates tackle business growth, sewer woes, PILOTs

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles from the April 5 debate between four of the five Shelby County mayoral candidates. They spoke on key issues at a Ducks Unlimited gathering in Memphis. Local chambers of commerce provided the questions. Shelby County’s mayoral candidates include Sen. Lee Harris and former Commissioner […]

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Mustangs best Bearden

Three days after beating rival Collierville 1-0 on the road the Houston Mustangs kept their winning streak alive by besting Bearden 2-1. The win puts Houston’s record at 7-1-1 on the season, with the lone loss against Greenville (10-2) earlier this month. The Mustangs will play at Germantown Friday night. PICTURED: Houston’s Stefano Della Rosa puts […]

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Seals drives in five in win over West Point

Pierre Seals wasted no opportunities at the plate on Friday, driving in five on two hits to lead the Houston Mustangs past West Point 11-4. Seals drove in runners on a home run in the fifth and another in the seventh. The Mustangs earned the victory despite allowing West Point to score four runs in […]

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Palazzolo launches campaign for re-election

Mayor Mike Palazzolo released a statement on Tuesday announcing that he will formally launch his campaign to seek re-election for Germantown’s top office. Palazzolo revealed that there will be a “kick-off reception” on Saturday at the Germantown Charity Horse Show Grounds to initiate his campaign for a second term as mayor. “With a second term […]

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Houston downs Dragons one day after shutout

One day after being picked apart by Collierville to the tune of 17-0 at Bill Avant Field the Houston Mustangs flipped a switch and beat the Dragons 5-1 on the road Thursday afternoon. Collierville catcher Riley Davis put on a show Wednesday, going 4-4 with four RBIs, including a double and home run. Evan Chatlosh, […]

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Mayoral candidates debate fair representation, workforce development

Four of the five Shelby County mayoral candidates contrasted their views on key issues Thursday, April 5, at a Ducks Unlimited gathering in Memphis. Local chambers of commerce provided the questions. Only the first two questions are listed below. See next week’s issue for additional questions and responses. The candidates include Sen. Lee Harris and […]

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