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1. Possession of Elvis Tour Bus Not Yet Settled
- Monday, April 09, 2012
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – A two-year-old feud over who owns the so-called Elvis Bus continues in a Mississippi court.
It may be a while longer before the issue is settled.
The North Mississippi Daily Journal reports that Lee County Chancellor Talmadge Littlejohn postponed a hearing this week into a challenge to the bus' title, presently held by Bill Kinard of Tupelo.
2. Deadline Looms for Complex Aug. Elections
- Thursday, March 29, 2012
The August elections were already going to be more complex than usual. There are the changes from this year’s drawing of new district lines for the Tennessee Legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.
3. CBU Event Series Honors Black History Month
- Monday, February 06, 2012
In honor of Black History Month, Christian Brothers University Thursday, Feb. 16, will host “Race and Politics in America” with political analysts Ben Ferguson and Joseph Kyles.
4. Former Memphis Judge Bailey to Speak at Vanderbilt
- Friday, January 13, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – Civil rights activist and former Memphis judge D'Army Bailey will speak Thursday at Vanderbilt University Law School in commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King.
5. University of Memphis Statement on Bartow’s Death
- Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Gene Bartow, the legendary college basketball coach and a native of Browning, Missouri, who led the 1973 Tiger basketball team to the NCAA National Championship Game against UCLA, has lost his long battle against cancer. Bartow, age 81, died on January 3rd at his home in Birmingham, Alabama.
6. In Up and Down Year for Cable News, Fox Dominates
- Thursday, December 29, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – It was a good year in the ratings for cable news networks. Or a rough one. It depends on your perspective.
Fox News Channel continued its dominance, with an average viewership that exceeded CNN and MSNBC combined in prime time and for the entire day, the Nielsen ratings company said Wednesday. Fox typically had 1.87 million viewers in prime time this year. The top 13 programs in cable news all aired on Fox.
7. Peppers Joins Lifeblood To Grow Donor Base
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Jeanie Peppers has joined Lifeblood as senior donor relations account manager.
Hometown: Drummonds, Tenn.
8. Wood Honored As Theater’s ‘Superior Volunteer’
- Friday, April 15, 2011
Bennett Wood made his acting debut as a second-grader playing George Washington in a historical pageant.
Today, Wood can be found on the big screen, the small screen and on stage at Theatre Memphis, and his work there has earned him the Robert E. Gard Superior Volunteer Award from the American Association of Community Theatre.
9. Infinity Real Estate Buys Office Building for $1.2 Million
- Tuesday, March 08, 2011
5100 Sanderlin Ave.
Memphis, TN 38117
Sale Amount: $1.2 million
Sale Date: Feb. 16, 2011
Buyer: Infinity Real Estate LLC
Seller: Blanchard E. Tual, successor trustee of the Don Wallace Morgan Family Trust created under the last will and testament of Don Wallace Morgan dated Dec. 8, 2003, and Mary Katherine Fouts and Douglas A. Garner, co-trustees of the Fouts Estate Family Trust created under the last will and testament of Jimmie Darrell Fouts dated June 15, 2005
Loan Amount: $1.3 million
Loan Date: Feb. 16, 2011
Maturity Date: Feb. 16, 2026
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
10. Breeding Confidence In Your Business
- Monday, February 14, 2011
If you completed any business curriculum you surely heard the No. 1 reason a customer buys where he does is because he has the most trust and confidence in that business, its representatives or the brand it sells. Inspiring this confidence is done by the behavior of employees. The company that inspires confidence makes money.
11. House Democrats Reject Tax Plan Without Changes
- Friday, December 10, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Democrats voted Thursday to reject President Barack Obama's tax deal with Republicans in its current form, but it was unclear how significantly the package might need to be changed.
12. Proceeds Of Book, CD To Help Uninsured Musicians
- Monday, September 20, 2010
Jim Dickinson once said that the hardest nights for a touring musician were Christmas, Easter and Memphis.
For Memphis musicians, those hard times can last all year long.
- Monday, September 13, 2010
The Greater Memphis Paralegal Alliance, Inc. will hold a monthly continuing legal education meeting Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Linda Nettles Harris, assistant United States attorney, will speak on the topic “Employment Discrimination.” Cost is $18 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Reservations are due Monday at noon. For reservations, call Michelle King at 419-3870 or Clara Murray at 378-7077.
14. Salespeople Form A Business’ Lifeline
- Monday, May 17, 2010
Regardless of your experiences with salespeople, they are some of the most important people in business. It is true: Nothing happens until somebody sells something.
For there to be a space industry somebody first sold the president on putting a man into orbit. The sale closed and gave us NASA.
- Monday, April 26, 2010
The Memphis Orthopaedic Lecture Series will feature speakers Dr. Frederick M. Azar and Dr. Derek M. Kelly, both of the Campbell Clinic, Monday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hamilton Eye Institute, 930 Madison Ave., third floor. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-1460.
16. Unsung Heroes
- Monday, April 19, 2010
It’s often said that Memphis takes its musical talent for granted.
That certainly wasn’t true Thursday night at Studio on the Square, where an overflow crowd celebrated the Bar-Kays, the Stax back-up band and funkmasters who’ve survived tragedy and setbacks during their 40-year career.
17. Auditor: $22,000 Unaccounted for by MLK Commission
- Monday, January 11, 2010
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A state auditor says Arkansas' Martin Luther King Jr. Commission doesn't have documents to support about $22,000 in expenses for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2008.
18. Mega Bucks
- Monday, December 14, 2009
Ten years ago, Jim Ewing and Jim Bruce wrote a piece for Site Selection, a trade magazine for people in the business of consulting on the best locations to build industrial plants. It was called “The Approaching Industrial Land Shortfall.”
19. UTHSC College of Medicine Names Smith Interim Dean
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
J. Lacey Smith has been named interim dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Smith currently serves as the associate dean of clinical affairs for the College of Medicine and the chief medical officer and executive vice president for UT Medical Group Inc.
20. Timing Perfect For Holder’s Visit
- Friday, July 24, 2009
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s stop in Memphis this week came at a critical time for U.S. Department of Justice operations in West Tennessee.
The U.S. Attorney’s office is awaiting the appointment of a new chief prosecutor by President Barack Obama. Local U.S. Reps. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, and John Tanner, D-Union City, have been consulted by the administration, which took up residence seven months ago in the White House. Larry Laurenzi has been acting U.S. attorney since the resignation of David Kustoff took effect in May 2008.
21. Ex-Police Officer Sentenced to Life Plus 255 Years
- Thursday, July 02, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former Memphis police officer convicted of stealing drugs, money and merchandise from drug dealers to a prison term of life plus 255 years.
22. Miss. Casino Revenue Drops 19 Percent in Sept.
- Tuesday, October 21, 2008
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The national economic slowdown and a hurricane-induced break hit Mississippi's casino industry in September as revenue dropped 19 percent from the month before, and the state's chief regulator said the dip from the economy could linger for several months.
23. Tigers Ready to Pounce On UCLA, Final Four History
- Friday, April 04, 2008
When the University of Memphis Tigers play UCLA in the first semifinal game of Saturday's Final Four, it won't be the first meeting between the two schools. That came in 1973, when the Bruins defeated the Tigers 87-66 in the national championship game.
24. Updated History of Memphis Legal Profession in the Works
- Thursday, January 24, 2008
Someday soon, while sitting in your lawyer's waiting room, you'll be able to brush up on local history.
The Memphis Bar Association is sponsoring the publication of an updated history of its own, an exhaustive tome with hundreds of photos, a 70,000-word story and in-depth profiles of local law firms.
25. Clear Channel Sues Property Owner to Keep Billboard
- Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Clear Channel Outdoor Inc. has filed suit in Shelby County Chancery Court against a property owner stuck with a dilapidated brick industrial building near Downtown Memphis that dates back to 1901.
Much of the value of the property - and the reason for the lawsuit - can be found on the building's roof. That's where a billboard towers high above the landscape and greets drivers on nearby Interstate 240.
26. ABA to Bring Family Law Conference
- Thursday, August 30, 2007
More than 200 attorneys from across the country will descend on Memphis in October for the American Bar Association's Family Law Conference, which will serve as the organization's national Continuing Legal Education (CLE) fall program.
27. Brooks Named VP of Junior Achievement
- Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Mary Brooks has been named vice president of programs for Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South Inc. Previously, Brooks served as the director of programs for Junior Achievement. In her new position, she will oversee the operation of Exchange City, Junior Achievement's model city, which is operated for a day by area fifth-graders.
28. CNN's Larry KingMakes Peabody Appearance
- Thursday, August 16, 2007
Larry King, the venerable host of the CNN talk show program "Larry King Live," served as an honorary duckmaster Wednesday at The Peabody Hotel, leading a special "marching of the ducks" down the red carpet at the hotel.
29. Memphis Recognizes Stax Legacy With Year Of Celebration
- Monday, March 05, 2007
When asked recently about his visit to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music in November, British newspaper reporter Adam Gretton recalled his visceral reaction upon getting an up-close look at the Memphis music landmark.
30. Dreams Come True
- Wednesday, February 07, 2007
Anner Echols' dream is to help make other people's dreams become a reality. And that's exactly what she's aiming to do in a new public access television show that began airing Friday on Comcast Channel 17 at 9 p.m.
31. It All Starts with Elvis
- Wednesday, March 15, 2006
A sign at the Days Inn at 3839 Elvis Presley Blvd. quotes John Lennon as saying, "Before Elvis, there was nothing" - a truth that could apply to rock 'n' roll or even Whitehaven's tourism industry. Though Elvis came and went, the tourists kept coming to the area, and now The King might be responsible for more.
32. Archived Article: Trends
- Monday, November 22, 2004
Temp Market Grows With Regional Economy
The Daily News
News about Memphis ongoing market for temporary workers has traveled so far that an intern for a Comedy Central television show recently called the Memphis Region...
33. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, September 07, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors offers a HUD Foreclosure prevention class from 1 p
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors offers a HUD Foreclosure prevention class from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. today at MAAR offices, 6393 Poplar Ave. Cost is $...
34. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, February 07, 2003
Gala gives St. Jude benefactors chance to bid, toast, help
Gala gives St. Jude benefactors chance to bid, toast, help
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
Perched beside her kitchen table, Anita Harris is enthralled by the collection of han...
35. Archived Article: Redding (lead)
- Thursday, November 30, 2000
Mr Mr. Pitiful may be honored with park By MARY DANDO The Daily News The man who sang "Ive Got Dreams to Remember" and "(Sitting On) The Dock of the Bay" may have a permanent memorial in Memphis when Otis Redding Park is complete...
36. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 22, 1999
Glean out Memphians from this one Memos Yvette Sebelist and Shay Winebarger have joined the Nashville-based law firm of King & Ballow as associates. Sebelist, who received a bachelors degree from Rhodes College and a law degree from the Universi...
37. Archived Article: Love
- Friday, March 26, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER One voice By STACEY PETSCHAUER THE DAILY NEWS One voice will emanate from the Pyramid in Downtown Memphis on Sunday, April 4 the voice of a city united. Easter Sunday 1999, will mark the third year thousands of Memphians of all ...
38. Archived Article: Book & Paper Chg
- Wednesday, May 29, 1996
Memphis will be the venue of Tennessees first book and paper show on June 8-9 at the Cook Convention Center. Memphis site for states first book and paper show By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Collectors looking for rare first editions of John Gri...
39. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 17, 1996
memos 04-17 George Menendez has been named vice president of strategic planning at Buckman Laboratories, in addition to his current duties as vice president of marketing. Menendez joined Buckman in 1976. He has a bachelors degree in chemical enginee...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 03, 1996
04-03 memos Enterprise National Bank announced several promotions: Deborah Gifford was promoted to a vice president at Enterprise. Gifford has been employed by company since its inception in 1990 and manages the retail banking division. Judy Magri w...
41. Archived Article: Church Awards
- Monday, November 13, 1995
11/13 jts Church awards Church Awards honor Allied Electrical, Memphis Airport Mid-South Minority Business Council recognizes achievement By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News The Memphis/Shelby County Airport took honors for Corporation of the Year from t...
42. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, November 09, 1995
11/9 Law briefs Terry L. McVay has been disbarred from the practice of law in Tennessee by order of the Supreme Court of Tennessee entered Oct. 23. The disbarment order is effective from Jan. 13, 1994, when McVay was first temporarily suspended by t...