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The Houston Lady Mustangs represented Shelby County in the State Volleyball Tournament thanks to a win over Dyer County last week in the AAA Sectionals. However, Houston fell to Farragut in five games Thursday in the state finals. This was the ninth time in 10 years that Houston played in the state finals in Murfreesboro. Pictured […]

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It was a historic night and a perfect birthday gift for Coach Alexis Boyd Heinz as Briarcrest clinched the West Division Region title in consecutive years for the first time in school history with an 11-0 victory over the Hutchison Sting on Oct. 14. The Lady Saints were highly motivated after a 3-3 tie against […]

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Bailey Station Elementary recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary in a big way. BSE families, faculty and staff, past and present, were invited to enjoy a carnival type atmosphere. Fifth graders showed off their vocal skills with musical entertainment. Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner spoke and presented a proclamation to current Principal Cindy Tesreau and founding […]

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The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will vote on Monday to appoint Mark Krock as the town’s new finance director. Krock, who was hired in April as the assistant finance director, will be replacing Jane Bevill, who is retiring. While this is a new position for Krock, he is not new to the town. Almost 20 years ago, he worked in Collierville’s Finance Department as a purchasing agent. Krock left Collierville in 1998 […]

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A 54-year-old Collierville gymnasium will be undergoing renovations in the not-to-distant future. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will vote Monday night to execute a $34,750 professional services agreement with WALKERarch for design work related to the College Street Recreation Center. Built in 1961, the wooden “aircraft hangar style” gymnasium was acquired from Shelby […]

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A pedestrian struck by a vehicle Thursday morning on Poplar Ave. in Germantown has reportedly died from the injuries he sustained. At approximately 6:15 on Oct. 22, a 59-year-old man was crossing Poplar Ave. between Germantown Road and West Street when he was struck by an east bound vehicle. He was transported to Regional One. […]

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Collierville Public Services will begin loose leaf collection on Nov. 2 and will run until March 31, 2016. Loose leaf collection will follow the regular solid waste collection schedule as closely as possible. During peak times of leave falling this season, loose leaf collection times will vary depending on the volume of leaves and inclement […]

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Lausanne Collegiate School has hired Marvis Davis as the new head basketball coach. Davis previously coached at Germantown High School, where he helped lead the Red Devils to 89 wins and a district championship over four years. Not only is Davis’ expertise on the court a fit for the historied program at Lausanne but his […]

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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 Tuesday, October 27, 2015, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud for […]

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The Collierville High School girls’ soccer team honored its seniors last week before a 3-1 win over Jackson Christian. The varsity team is 11-3-1 on the season. ABOVE: From left are William Gillespe, Ashton White, Taylor McGlamery, Coach Brittany Streger, Emily Woods, Sarah Balkcom and Coach Ken Mears. Senior Emily Woods tries to clear the […]

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