Monthly Archives: July 2015

Two arrested for Germantown home invasion


Angeles Resendez Germantown detectives worked into the night and have arrested and charged two subjects with Aggravated Burglary and Theft of Property, related to Wednesday’s burglary on the 1800 block of River Valley. All of the property stolen has been recovered.The subjects are identified as Diego Valdemar Resendez and Ivan Mejia Angeles both 19 years […]

Board OKs mixed use development

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a planned unit development for retail and office space, a three-story parking garage and a hotel on 10 acres near the Nottoway subdivision.Board members unanimously approved the Travure Planned Unit Development after listening to a handful of residents with property near the proposed development, previously known […]

Germantown police announce second death in domestic assault

Germantown police have announced that a hospitalized Karri Baker, 38, died on Aug. 2. Baker was found unresponsive on Friday morning when Germantown police responded to a domestic assault call.On July 31, at 8:14 a.m., Germantown patrol division officers responded to a domestic assault call on the 7900 block of Elm Leaf Drive.Upon arrival, responding […]

School district plans to help fund new athletic field

The Germantown Municipal School District will potentially give $125,000 toward the Houston High School Athletics and Arts Foundation to fund the implementation of a turf football field on campus.The School Board will vote Monday nigh to match a donation given by the City of Germantown toward the project that should be finished by the time […]

How new state laws will effect local municipalities

The State of Tennessee passed 181 new laws, including abortion regulations and increased cigarette costs, that went into effect July 1.One of the abortion laws, Bill SB1222, “implements a 48-hour waiting period on procuring an abortion.”Planned Parenthood CEO Ashley Coffield found the law to be problematic.“It can delay an abortion to later in pregnancy,” she […]

Shelby County Fire Department investigating July 4 Cordova house fire


Staff ReportsShelby County firefighters are investigating whether fireworks are to blame for a Cordova house fire late Saturday night.Near midnight on the night of July 4, reports of a home on fire in the 8900 block of River Pine in Cordova began arriving in the fire alarm office of the Shelby County Fire Department.A “full […]

Germantown residents sought to participate in steering committee to plan city’s future

Board Approves Purchasing Limit Increase

Residents are invited to join the Germantown Forward 2030 Steering Committee at 6 p.m. on July 22 to discuss and participate in planning the city’s future.“The 30-member steering committee has worked hard to develop a vision statement that we can all embrace,” said steering committee co-chair Kevin Young.Participants at the Town Hall meeting will be […]

Rugby squad dominates state championship

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The Mustang Middle School Rugby team of Germantown recently won their second consecutive Tennessee Middle School Rugby State Championship at MTSU. The Mustangs advanced to the championship game after dropping Stewarts Creek of Middle 35-5. In the championship game, the Mustangs got their seventh shutout of the season dominating Woodland Middle School from Brentwood 20-0. […]