Monthly Archives: February 2015

Mustangs fall to Hamilton in regional play


The Houston Mustangs couldn’t claw back from a 40-27 halftime deficit Wednesday night in the Region 8-AAA semifinals and eventually fell 68-64 to Hamilton High School. Senior Marlon Hunter paced Houston with 21 points. The Mustangs cut the lead to three points in the third quarter with a 24-14 run. However, Hamilton would never relinquish the […]

Medical officer says measles vaccination pros outweigh cons


Parents have far more reasons to vaccinate their children than to leave them unprotected.“Children still do die from the measles,” said Dr. David Schwartz, the Chief Medical Officer for Saint Francis Hospital. “The death rate is small, but why would you put your child through that?”He described the illness, which makes children suffer from high […]

Hitting the Hills


Germantown was canvassed with ice early Monday morning, making for dangerous driving conditions. “The cold temperatures have kept some roads covered with an icy glaze. Salt trucks will continue to be out across the county treating roads,” said Dale Lane, director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness. On Tuesday, Shelby County Public Works added […]

Open enrollment for Germantown schools concludes Feb. 13

The Germantown Municipal School District has an Intra-District and Inter-District transfer policy, allowing Germantown residents and non-residents to apply to attend any school in the GMSD that they are not currently zoned to attend.The open enrollment period ends Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. Applications are available at will be approved based on priorities listed […]