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The Houston Lady Mustangs used a 14-4 run in the second half to beat Germantown 59-47 on Saturday in the championship game of the District 15-AAA tournament. Senior guard Jaida Roper carried the Mustangs with 22 points, many of which came in the second. Jayla Hemingway added 15 points. Destinee Manning and Breaunna Burks combined […]

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After taking a 16-15 lead in the first quarter, the Collierville Dragons fell behind 36-31 at halftime and ultimately lost 76-65 to Ridgeway Tuesday night in the first round of the District 15-AAA tournament. Senior Seena Ghelichkhani had 17 points for the Dragons and junior Tay Morris added 15. ABOVE: Deven Owens drives to the […]

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Briarcrest Christian School celebrated their basketball homecoming on Feb. 12. Collierville’s Holland Heinz was crowned 2016 Homecoming Queen. ABOVE: From left are Maddie Wilmore of Lakeland, Grace Turner of Cordova, Rachel Collins of Germantown, Katie Clark of Arlington, Corinne Terhune of Memphis, Heinz, Allison Samisch of Collierville, Morgan Hunt of Arlington, Abby Lollar of Rossville […]

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The Collierville Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Harbor Freight Tools at 712 W. Poplar Ave. ABOVE: Pictured in the front row are Gwen Mabon, Ladgrious Bailey, Jasmine McGee, Iesha Larkott, Dana Bults, Frank Pompa, LuWayne Nancy, Lance Thumps and Matt White. With more than 600 stores and over 30 million […]

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When Collierville Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director Chip Petersen started with Collierville in 1995, the town was preparing to embark on some impressive changes. With a sizable expected population growth and amenities needed to efficiently compliment the community, the Collierville Parks Department had a lot of work to accomplish. “We did a lot of […]

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  Sitting in Collierville Fire Chief Jerry Crawford’s office, you are surrounded by accolades. Framed certificates from past politicians, pictures from Tennessee Task Force One special operations, and a striking trophy for “Fire Chief of the Year” are only a few of the impressive pieces of history that outline the chief’s walls, as well as […]

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Town of Collierville ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Separate sealed BIDS will be received by the Town of Collierville at the office of the Director of General Services at 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, Tennessee until 2:00:00 p.m., Local Time, on the 10th day of March, 2016, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud […]

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The Collierville Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Memphis Laser Clinic, located at 1125 S. Poplar View Lane, No. 3. ABOVE: Pictured are Wendy Nations, Lia Fannin, Timothy Steiner, Layla Morgan, Sandra Johnson, Sam Sadler MD, Grace Schaffer, Michael Mendel, Rosemary Hart, Terry Dean, Jean Barlow, Sarah Brown and Becky McAlexander. […]

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The Collierville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department hosted the Father & Daughter Dinner and Dance Friday night at the Cox Community Center. The annual event features dinner, dance lessons and a DJ. ABOVE: Miss Collierville Teen Cara Grace Donaldson (right) and Miss Collierville Madison Snipes pose for a picture with Brooke Stamps, who attended […]

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When you walk into Something Special at the Carriage Crossing Mall, you may be greeted by a furry, yet friendly, employee. Sassy is a seven year old Pit Bull who recently added a warm touch to the home décor store. “She’s our shop dog and greeter,” said Sassy’s owner, Pam McGinnis. “When we arrive in […]

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