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The 2016 Collierville Fire Prevention Poster winners have been announced for Collierville High, Collierville Middle, Collierville Elementary and Tara Oaks Elementary schools. The Collierville Fire Department had more than 40 entries from schools throughout the city, including public and private schools. Posters were judged on Sept. 21 and a reception for the winners was held […]

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Oct. 13 • Looking for something fun to do during Fall Break? On Oct. 13, the Collierville Burch Library will offer Creepy Critters, a fun and educational program for children ages 6-10. There will be two performances: 2:00-3:00 and 3:30-4:30. Register online at colliervillelibrary.org. Creepy Critters focuses on those less cuddly and icky creatures whose importance […]

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By Bill Sorrell As 29 Arlington seniors were recognized on Senior Night, best career football memories were included in introductions. Defensive lineman Chris Jackson was close to having the same memory twice. On fourth down and one in the fourth quarter, Arlington trailed Houston by four points with a minute left to play in the […]

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Greg Clark has been named the town’s new director of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. The Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously Monday night to approve Mayor Stan Joyner’s 52-year-old nominee. Clark has served as interim director of the Parks Department since the retirement of longtime director Chip Petersen in May. […]

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Two men have been indicted on federal charges for allegedly robbing a gas station and a Brink’s armored truck guard at gunpoint. A man who allegedly robbed an armored car guard has been charged in a separate indictment. According to the indictment, Cornelius Richmond, 48, and Roderick Herron, 50; both of Memphis; robbed a Circle […]

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The Planning Commission will review a site plan for a future U-Haul on Byhalia Road south of Pepsi Beverages Co. this week. U-Haul International has requested approval of a preliminary site plan for a 95,830-square-foot moving equipment rental store and warehouse on nearly 11 acres on the east side of Byhalia Road north of Winchester […]

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Last week, Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner initiated a new chapter in Collierville’s story by starting the engine on the town’s own Routemaster Double Decker Bus. Joyner, along with the Town’s Aldermen and members of Collierville’s Chamber of Commerce rode in the bus from Town Hall to the Town Square and back again as a way […]

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By Bill Sorrell Trashy v. Classy was a classic. With 1:34 left to play, Collierville’s Dylan Scott kicked a 25-yard field goal to give the Dragons a 17-15 lead but with intricate, sideline pass plays from Houston quarterback Garrett Bates to wide receiver Terrell Tatum, the Mustangs drove 75 yards for a memory of a […]

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