Monthly Archives: May 2018

Shooters wound 3 Lakeland teens at Sweet 16 party

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A Sweet 16 party turned violent Sunday night in Lakeland when three underage youths were shot and another was injured trying to escape. The party was at the Oakwood Subdivision’s neighborhood clubhouse on Matwood Oak Drive, and four young men who arrived without invitations got angry when the honoree’s grandfather blocked them at the door. […]

Ribbon Cutting


The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Farmer’s Insurance Agent Mathew Fields at 2024 Exeter Road, Suite No. 2 in Germantown. Farmers Insurance Group offers insurance for automobiles, homes and small businesses and provides other insurance and financial services products. For more information go to: Pictured are Alma Butler […]

Superintendent highlights district achievements


By Jason ManuelGMSD Superintendent As we leave for summer break, I believe it is important to reflect and celebrate the many successes that occurred this school year. Germantown Municipal School District is arguably the best school district in Tennessee after only four short years in existence. Besides our exemplary test scores and numerous accolades, our […]

Houston High School – Class of 2018


Henry Abrams, Elissa Margaret Adams, Tyler Douglas Adams, Joy Mosopefoluwa Adeyemo, Masam Akhavan, Sydney Paige Alexander, Parker Davis Allen, Liam Altuzar, Malak Eyad Amro, Ellie Catherine Andrews, Allaina Lynn Armstrong, Madeline Elizabeth Arnold, Muhammad Safwan Arshad, Asher David Arwine, Brennen Davis Ashford, Abdallah Awwad, Atika Azouz, Jaden Lee Bagomolny, Katerina Allison Baldree, Ella Michelle Baran, […]

Germantown High School – Class of 2018


Mariam Abdallah, Sammy Abdellatif, Mohammad Abdelrahim, Sammy Abdurehman, Alexis Addison, Vishal Aiely, Mahmoud Ajjaoui, Hareth Al-omari, Darrien Alexander, Kip Alexander II, LaZarius Alexander, Kemar Ali, Amber Allen, DeAnna Allen, Niya Allen, Tyus Allen, Zaynah Allen, Aiyala Alston, Diana Alvarez Toro, Allison Applewhite, Nicole Arellano, Johnny Arita, Adalya Armstrong, Mark Arnold Jr., Sophie Baik, Chevy Bailey, […]

Martial arts help man cope with autoimmune disease


Friendships, a sense of accomplishment and discipline are just some of the benefits from practicing jiujitsu. Almost 10 years ago Stan White incorporated the martial art into his life as a measure to be stronger mentally and physically. “I studied karate for quite a while,” White recalled. “Then I came down with an autoimmune muscle […]

Memphis Oral School in Germantown to raffle Timberlake tickets


Germantown is home to a number of unique educational opportunities including two different school districts, a number of private schools, a university and speciality schools that cater to students with learning or physical disabilities. One of the lesser known educational treasures in the city is Memphis Oral School for the Deaf (MOSD), which has been […]