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Briarcrest’s Shamblin named Mr. Baseball

By Bill Sorrell Motivated by a coach who told him in the 8th grade that he would not amount to anything in baseball, Connor Shamblin was named Tennessee Mr. Baseball in Division 2-AA this season. Completing his senior year at Briarcrest Christian School, Shamblin will enroll in July at the University of Alabama. “That was […]

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Germantown rugby wins state final

                                    The 2018 Tennessee Boys Rugby final at the campus of MTSU in Murfreesboro on May 12 saw the top two teams from the playoff stages square up against each other; Germantown from the West and Harpeth Harlequins […]

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Germantown Police Reports

May 25 Crimes • The victim’s credit account was fraudulently accessed online. The complaint originated from the 7500 block of Parker Circle at 11:10 a.m. • Four suspects stole clothing from a business at 9125 Poplar Ave. at 11:36 a.m. • A female suspect attempted to pay for merchandise with a counterfeit bill at 1300 […]

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Art ‘friendraiser’ helps sustain adult day center

Participants at Page Robbins Adult Day Center have been busy creating pieces of artwork that will soon be for sale at the center’s annual Art from the Heart fundraiser. Friends of Page Robbins will enjoy seeing and purchasing pieces of art that the clients have created. There are paintings in water color, acrylics and tempera; […]

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Germantown’s Robinson named Teacher of the Year finalist

Houston High School’s Michael Robinson has been named a Tennessee Teacher of the Year finalist by the Tennessee Department of Education. He is one of nine finalists for the 2018-19 Tennessee Teacher of the Year award. The Grand winners will be selected later this fall. The final winner will represent Tennessee in the National Teacher […]

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The Germantown Charity Horse Show kicked off Tuesday morning with a parade down Poplar Pike. The procession was led by the Wells Fargo Stagecoach, followed by Horse Show Queen Elizabeth Rhymes and event enthusiasts. The Germantown Charity Horse Show is held from June 5-9 at 7745 Old Poplar Pike. For more information, go to gchs.org.

Horse Show celebrates 70 years in Germantown

The Germantown Charity Horse Show is celebrating its 70th year in the heart of Germantown. The show was started by a group of fox hunters in 1948 and has grown to one of the premier events in the Mid-South, not to mention one of the largest all-breed shows in the country attracting competitors from many […]

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Superintendent highlights district achievements

By Jason Manuel GMSD Superintendent As we leave for summer break, I believe it is important to reflect and celebrate the many successes that occurred this school year. Germantown Municipal School District is arguably the best school district in Tennessee after only four short years in existence. Besides our exemplary test scores and numerous accolades, […]

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Martial arts help man cope with autoimmune disease

Friendships, a sense of accomplishment and discipline are just some of the benefits from practicing jiujitsu. Almost 10 years ago Stan White incorporated the martial art into his life as a measure to be stronger mentally and physically. “I studied karate for quite a while,” White recalled. “Then I came down with an autoimmune muscle […]

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Ribbon Cutting

The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Farmer’s Insurance Agent Mathew Fields at 2024 Exeter Road, Suite No. 2 in Germantown. Farmers Insurance Group offers insurance for automobiles, homes and small businesses and provides other insurance and financial services products. For more information go to: agents.farmers.com/rfields. Pictured are Alma Butler […]

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Houston High School – Class of 2018

Henry Abrams, Elissa Margaret Adams, Tyler Douglas Adams, Joy Mosopefoluwa Adeyemo, Masam Akhavan, Sydney Paige Alexander, Parker Davis Allen, Liam Altuzar, Malak Eyad Amro, Ellie Catherine Andrews, Allaina Lynn Armstrong, Madeline Elizabeth Arnold, Muhammad Safwan Arshad, Asher David Arwine, Brennen Davis Ashford, Abdallah Awwad, Atika Azouz, Jaden Lee Bagomolny, Katerina Allison Baldree, Ella Michelle Baran, […]

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