Monthly Archives: April 2019

STRIPE UP: Local talent shines under Friday night lights

Under Friday night lights, the University of Memphis culminated spring football with its annual Friday Night Stripes game at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The Tigers’ wide receiver Hunter Hill was signing autographs on Friday and speaking about outside linebacker Austin Hall. “When he came here no one really knew him and he has become the […]

Leadership Germantown grows connections in Memphis area

Every year, Leadership Germantown works together on a project to enhance the city. However, this year the class of 2019’s community project is expanding its reach outside of Germantown in order benefit those in the greater Memphis area. Building on the foundation of last year’s class, with their renovations to the greenhouse at Houston High […]

Cell tower detractors make voices heard

A handful of concerned parents and property owners joined the fray in criticizing the potential construction of a cell phone tower near the playground at Dogwood Elementary School. During Monday night’s regularly scheduled Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, residents like Wes Talbert pleaded with the board to reconsider the location of the future […]

Becker named state’s top athletic director

PICTURED: TSSAA Executive Director Bernard Childress, Houston High School Athletic Director Chad Becker and basketball legend Swen Nater at TIAAA Conference held at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. Houston High School Athletic Director Chad Becker has been named the Tennessee Athletic Director of the Year for 2019 by the Tennessee Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association this week. […]

City weighing cost of country club

The Germantown Financial Advisory Commission met last week to review the capital improvements plan for the 2020 fiscal year. During the meeting, City Administrator Patrick Lawton presented the proposed plan which includes 31 projects totaling a $24.4 million investment. Fiscal year 2020 includes a $7.2 million investment in the Germantown Municipal School District and leverages […]