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The Houston Lady Mustangs won the Div. 1 Class AAA Regionals Tuesday night at White Station High School. Houston bested the Collierville Dragons 25-21 in game 4 and won the match 3-1. They advanced to the Regional Finals by beating Whitehaven 3-0 in the semifinals on Monday. The Lady Mustangs will play Clarksville on Thursday […]

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The Planters NUTmobile visited shoppers at Collierville’s Kroger last week. NUTmobile is a series of automobiles shaped like a peanut that are used to promote and advertise Planters products in the United States. The first version was created in 1935. Drivers of the NUTmobile are known as “Peanutters.” The current NUTmobile is a converted 2014 […]

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By Bill Sorrell “Respond” is the theme word for the Evangelical Christian School school year and it has been embraced by the football team. “We have tried to build our program around servant leadership and we lean on Mark 10:45, which is our scriptural basis for that,” said Head Coach Jonas Rodriguez. “With the word […]

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n The Houston High School girls’ soccer team closed out the regular season last week by besting rival Collierville High School. The Lady Mustangs started off the game by scoring first, followed by a goal from the Lady Dragons. Houston closed out the game with two more goals and won the match 3-1. The Houston […]

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Quickly becoming a city known for “grocery store tourism,” Germantown recently added a new gem to its supermarket crown. After years of speculation and planning the city welcomed West Tennessee’s first Trader Joe’s last month to considerable fanfare. Mayor Mike Palazzolo called the franchise’s decision to open in Germantown a “great compliment to the community.” […]

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An iconic Collierville landmark will soon be restored. The town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 4-1 on Monday night to pay $171,500 for repairs to the locomotive, tender car and caboose just south of the Historic Town Square. Alderman Tom Allen asked for the Board to consider postponing the project and using the funds […]

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Memphis-area home sales for September decreased 4.6 percent from a year ago, with 1,554 total sales recorded, according to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Real estate broker Patti Jennings of Norman Realtors explained the problem is a lack of sellers. “All of the suburbs are having this problem,” she said. “The school systems and […]

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A new development is being planned at the southwest corner of Poplar Ave. and Kirby Pkwy. The city’s Planning Commission was scheduled to vote on the outline plan for the Carrefour at the Gateway development Tuesday night during its regularly scheduled meeting. The development would be located on the current site of the Carrefour Kirby […]

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By Bill Sorrell Been there. Done that. Christian Brothers’ nine-minute game-sealing fourth quarter drive against Briarcrest was nothing new. “For us to take that last drive the way we did tells you our football team has done that several times,” said CBHS Head Coach Thomas McDaniel. The Purple Wave needed long drives late in the […]

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Collierville’s Engineering Department keeps a close eye on how the Town’s drainage infrastructure is working, and in the coming months there will be several repair projects taking place. Residents on Wilson Street have had water flooding their yards and garages, so the Town is responding to the problem by installing 525 feet of drainage pipe […]

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