Editorial Results (free)
1. We’re All Invited
- Friday, July 11, 2014
MEMPHIS, SERVED IN THE SHELL. Following up last week’s column, this from a reader:
“We have no civic pride, half the population is intent on killing as many as they can and the other part lives behind walls or gates. There was a time in the fifties when you could leave your front door unlocked and keys in the car.”
- Saturday, February 08, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The sale will feature house plants, custom potting, terrariums and garden gift items. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
- Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will hold its annual holiday celebration, featuring the Swing Time Explosion: Big Band Holiday Show, Wednesday, Dec. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
4. Daush Takes Love of Teaching to Association Leadership Role
- Friday, November 15, 2013
Barbara Daush, president of St. Agnes Academy and St. Dominic School, has recently been named chairwoman of the Southern Association of Independent Schools.
Daush was raised in Wilmette, Ill., on the north shore of Chicago, moving to Memphis with her family in the eighth grade and eventually graduating from Wooddale High School. Because of a dedicated and passionate high school teacher, Daush went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in classics and Latin from the University of Mississippi.
- Saturday, November 02, 2013
Mid-South Spay & Neuter Services will hold the seventh annual SPAYtacular Gala and Silent Auction Sunday, Nov. 3, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Jack Robinson Gallery, 44 Huling Ave. The event will include brunch, drinks, live music and an auction, with all proceeds benefiting the organization. Tickets are $40. Visit spaymemphis.org.
- Friday, October 11, 2013
Theatre Memphis will present “Young Frankenstein” Friday, Oct. 11, through Nov. 3 on the theater’s Lohrey Stage, 630 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at theatrememphis.org.
- Thursday, October 10, 2013
The Memphis chapter of the American Payroll Association will meet Thursday, Oct. 10, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Emily Gregg of the Tennessee Department of Human Resources will present “Tennessee Child Support Program and Employers Working Together.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit memphisapa.org.
8. Woeppel Named CEO of UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Charles “Chuck” Woeppel has been named chief executive officer of UT Medical Group Inc. Woeppel, who has served as the organization’s chief operating officer since 2012, will also continue in that role.
9. Rediscovering the Past
- Friday, March 15, 2013
High-rise office buildings surround it on two sides and even the multistoried rectory at St. Peter Catholic Church offers a downward view of the Magevney House on Adams Avenue, east of Third Street.
10. Great Outdoors University Hits Milestone, Eyes Expansion
- Tuesday, November 06, 2012
The Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Great Outdoors University program is fulfilling its goal to connect inner-city children with nature in meaningful, life-changing ways.
The youth conservation education and outdoor experience program recently surpassed the 12,000 meaningful experiences milestone and now prepares for expansion into North Carolina and Missouri, as well as growing in Tennessee.
11. Steenhuis to Host Benefit Art Show
- Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Artist Jill Steenhuis will be hosting a reception, exhibition and sale of paintings and other works on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Friday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to noon at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road.
12. In Remembrance
- Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The Bluff City Tuesday, Sept.11, joins communities across the United States in honoring local firefighters and remembering the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks that shook the nation 11 years ago on this day.
13. Study: Less Religious States Give Less to Charity
- Tuesday, August 21, 2012
BOSTON (AP) – A new study on the generosity of Americans suggests that states with the least religious residents are also the stingiest about giving money to charity.
The study released Monday by the Chronicle of Philanthropy found that residents in states where religious participation is higher than the rest of the nation, particularly in the South, gave the greatest percentage of their discretionary income to charity.
14. Gathje Finds Avenues Of Service in Memphis
- Friday, July 27, 2012
While working toward his undergraduate degree at St. John’s University in Minnesota years ago, Peter Gathje – now professor of Christian ethics and associate dean at Memphis Theological Seminary – felt called to practice the lifestyle of the monks at the Benedictine monastery affiliated with the academic institution.
15. Attaboy, Jimmy
- Friday, May 04, 2012
AND STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING. Last week, Peter Pan was laid to rest. They came from all over Memphis, his Never Never Land and reality for everybody else, to overflow Midtown’s majestic Idlewild Presbyterian Church.
16. Calvary Kicks Off Lenten Festivities
- Tuesday, February 28, 2012
In a Memphis tradition dating back to 1928, locals from all walks of life gather each weekday during Lent at Calvary Episcopal Church to nourish their bodies with warm, home-cooked meals and their souls with the word of God and the fellowship of neighbors.
17. Allen Returns to Memphis, Devotes Time to Nonprofits
- Friday, December 23, 2011
After 14 years running a gallery, representing artists and writing for arts magazines in the Big Apple, Michel Allen last year returned home to the Bluff City to raise money, provide public relations services and develop marketing strategies for Memphis area nonprofits.
18. Marty Regan Blends Civic, Community Duties
- Thursday, December 15, 2011
When Marty Regan looks out from his penthouse view at One Commerce Square, he sees an array of public and private partnerships that wouldn’t have been possible without real estate attorneys.
19. Calvary Series Ends With Christmas Pops Concert
- Wednesday, December 07, 2011
The Calvary & the Arts concert-and-lunch series wraps up this week with a show about the Christmas holiday celebrated in song as “the most wonderful time of the year.”
Attendees of Calvary’s Christmas Pops Concert Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Calvary Episcopal Church at 102 N. Second St. can expect to enjoy classic treats like “Sleigh Ride,” “Christmas Fantasy” and other well-loved symphonic works.
20. Calvary Series Welcomes Boychoir’s Angelic Voices
- Wednesday, November 30, 2011
After returning from a tour of the nation’s capital that included performances at the National Cathedral, Basilica of the Immaculate Shrine, and the Canadian and Singapore embassies, the Memphis Boychoir celebrates the holy season of Advent with a hometown performance at Calvary Episcopal Church.
21. Cobb Brings Unique Sound to Calvary Series
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Joyce Cobb is a versatile singer and entertainer on the local music scene who knows how to deliver a memorable show.
22. Jazz Orchestra Swings Into Calvary and the Arts Concert
- Wednesday, November 09, 2011
The Memphis Jazz Orchestra’s date at the annual Calvary and the Arts series usually falls the same week as Veterans Day.
That is the case again this Wednesday, Nov. 9, for the concert, which begins at 12:05 p.m. and ends 45 to 50 minutes later with a light lunch for $5 at the historic Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St.
23. Calvary and the Arts Features Americana Artist Spence
- Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Wednesday, Nov. 2, marks the halfway point for the Calvary & the Arts Concert Series, Calvary Episcopal Church’s annual musical series in memory of Dottie Jones.
For nearly 30 of Calvary’s 179-year-old history, the church has highlighted the Memphis tradition of great musicians and great food with free concerts at the church, 102 N. Second St. This year’s concerts, on Wednesdays at 12:05 p.m., run through Dec. 7.
24. Community Connector
- Tuesday, October 11, 2011
For more than 30 years, Calvary Episcopal Church – the mother parish of the Episcopal Church in Memphis – each autumn has delivered a unique, free and convenient lunchtime musical experience in the heart of Downtown Memphis.
25. Still a Newspaperman
- Monday, October 10, 2011
Faith, family, philanthropy, a love of basketball and a passion for the newspaper business are the foundations of Memphian John Paul Jones’ life.
- Thursday, September 29, 2011
The Harahan Bridge Project Lunch Presentation will be held Thursday, Sept. 29, at noon at the Cotton Museum, 65 Union Ave. Greg Maxted, executive director of the Harahan Bridge Project, will offer an overview of the obstacles and opportunities involved in bringing the vision to fruition. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to reserve a space, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
27. Hot Commodity
- Monday, September 26, 2011
Standing on a sidewalk that faces Germantown Parkway, across from the entrance to Bellevue Baptist Church, a man wears a gold-colored track suit and backwards cap while waving an oversized sign in the shape of an arrow that announces to passing motorists, “We Buy Gold. Highest prices paid.”
28. Candidates Prep for Annual HobNob Event
- Wednesday, August 31, 2011
It began its run at the old Libertyland theme park at the Mid-South Fairgrounds in the 1990s as such traditional picnic political forums as the old St. Peter’s picnic in Midtown were winding down.
Libertyland is now gone too, but the Greater Memphis Chamber gathering “HobNob In The Park” continues its run Sept. 7 in the courtyard at AutoZone Park at Third Street and Union Avenue, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will hold a technology lunch and learn with State Systems Inc. Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Old Venice Pizza Co., 368 Perkins Road Extended. The topic is “Impact of Emerging Technology on Cabling Systems.” For reservations, contact Debbie Jones at 531-6564 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will review the essential best practices of fundraising and critical issues that must be addressed to be successful. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
31. Body and Soul
- Monday, March 14, 2011
From now through April 15, a cross-section of Memphians will pour into Calvary Episcopal Church each weekday at lunchtime to nourish their bodies with warm, home-cooked meals and their souls with the word of God and the fellowship of neighbors.
32. Blues City Thrift to Bring New Retail Concept to Memphis
- Thursday, February 10, 2011
It was the convergence of two very different needs that brought transplanted Memphians Amy Hoyt and Peter Baur together, but now the pair is working toward a single goal: the launch of Blues City Thrift.
- Friday, January 14, 2011
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Mike Ross-Spang, owner and head trainer at Elite Personal Fitness, will speak. Cost is free for members and first-time guests and $25 for returning guests. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
34. 112th Congress Convenes; Boehner Elected Speaker
- Thursday, January 06, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly elected speaker John Boehner hailed the Republican Party's return to control of the House Wednesday, vowing a more open legislative process but acknowledging that "a great deal of scar tissue has built up on both sides of the aisle."
- Monday, October 11, 2010
The Memphis Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select Memphis East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Stuart Wilkinson, vice president of human resources at University of Tennessee Medical Group, will speak. For reservations, call Demetria Sturgis at 448-5529 or e-mail Jennifer Thornton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $20.
36. Waddell’s Legacy Will Endure at The Daily News
- Friday, September 24, 2010
Lisa Waddell was a career employee at The Daily News, beginning her work here at the age of 19. Her life story is a model of success, embodying striving for excellence through perseverance, patience and wisdom.
37. Nonprofit Orgs Create Garden for Binghampton
- Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Land that lay fallow and forgotten for decades has been cleared and tilled for a garden to nourish Binghampton residents with fresh vegetables and provide them with jobs.
More than 30 volunteers shoveled mulch, planted seeds and built a hoop house on a 1.5-acre plot alongside Cypress Creek on Friday.
38. 50 Years of Secrets
- Thursday, April 08, 2010
Catholic priests accused of child sexual abuse in Memphis moved to different parishes and cities without parishioners or authorities being alerted, according to recently opened Circuit Court records.
39. Former TBA Prez Funeral Thursday
- Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Attorney Emanuel Peter “Manny” Scarmoutsos died April 4.
Scarmoutsos practiced law in Memphis for 49 years until he retired in 2009.
He was a former president of the Memphis Trial Lawyers Association and Tennessee Bar Association. Scarmoutsos served as an adjunct professor at then-Memphis State University, where he taught business law classes.
40. Evergreen Art Glass Bejewels Churches, Homes
- Monday, November 09, 2009
Robbie O’Kelly watches as the late afternoon sun brings the saints to life inside Evergreen Art Glass LLC.
41. Highland Hip
- Monday, July 27, 2009
The Highland strip is growing a skyline. The Stratum on Highland Street, a five-story apartment complex, was the first new structure west of the University of Memphis to sprout last August on the storied commercial strip itself.
42. City of Memphis Files Permit For Liberty Bowl Renovation
- Tuesday, July 07, 2009
335 S. Hollywood St.
Memphis, TN 38104
Permit Amount: $1.2 Million
Project Cost: $1.2 million
Permit Date: Applied June 2009
Owner: City of Memphis
Tenant: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Architect: Bounds & Gillespie Architects PLLC
43. Diocese Settles With Man Abused as Teen
- Tuesday, February 24, 2009
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has come to a legal settlement with a man sexually abused as a teenager nine years ago by a Dominican priest.
The settlement was announced Monday in Circuit Court at the start of the last hearing on motions before the John Doe lawsuit goes to trial.
44. Ohio Voters Finally Picking President, Lawmakers
- Tuesday, November 04, 2008
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohioans lined up early Tuesday to cast ballots in a historic election that ended hard-fought campaigns set to change the White House, the U.S. Capitol and the Ohio Statehouse.
45. Small Private School Embraces Webcasting Technology
- Friday, February 01, 2008
An East Memphis private Christian academy hosted its first-ever live webcast recently and is gearing up to share many of its future programs and assemblies in the same way.
Westminster Academy showed a live webcast of the school's Christmas program in December and Headmaster Dr. Michael Johnson said the effort was so well received, the school plans to showcase many more events by webcast this year.
46. New Surprises on Tap for Calvary & The Arts
- Friday, September 14, 2007
Music will fill the sanctuary once again at the historic Calvary Episcopal Church Downtown, though a couple of weeks later than usual. This year's Fall 2007 season of "Calvary & the Arts" kicks off in late October.
47. Tinker Works To Out-Fundraise Cohen For His Congressional Seat
- Friday, August 17, 2007
In last Friday's edition of The Washington Post, columnist Mary Ann Akers introduced her readers to Memphis congressman Steve Cohen, summing up her interviewee as a "fun-loving hipster in an aging man's body."
48. The British Are Coming ... And Going
- Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Kevin Bourke, a British journalist who covers film, music and theater for the Manchester Evening News, began a story he wrote in 2005 for the paper with the following question: Is Memphis the most significant music city in the world?
49. Beard Channels Leadership Skills Into Helping Kids
- Friday, November 17, 2006
Cheryl Beard has many children - not biological, but "ministry children and grandchildren."
That is how Beard views all the kids she helps in her position as executive director of the Urban Youth Initiative (UYI) and as co-chair of the Youth Development Collaborative (YDC).
50. Blue C.R.U.S.H. Walks Its Beat Among Community Organizations
- Thursday, November 16, 2006
Operation Blue C.R.U.S.H. has arrived at the University of Memphis - and it has nothing to do with the Tigers. The goal of this Blue C.R.U.S.H. is to help fight crime.
The U of M area held its first-ever Blue C.R.U.S.H. meeting Monday night at St. Luke's United Methodist Church on Highland Street.
- Wednesday, November 08, 2006
The Memphis & Shelby County Office of Economic Development holds a public meeting to update the progress on the Broad Avenue Corridor planning initiative today at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 2849 Broad Ave. Earlier this year, community input was gathered in the Broad Avenue Corridor charrette process as a test case for the Unified Development Code. The new code is being drafted to update and overhaul the current city-county zoning and subdivision regulations. For more information, call Gene Bryan at 379-7850 or e-mail Eugene.Bryan@shelbycountytn.gov. See Page 1 for full preview story.
52. Community Foundation Offers Business Planning Workshop
- Monday, November 06, 2006
The Memphis Regional Chamber holds its Chamber Ambassadors meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Call Sally Minor Cook at 543-3546 or visit www.memphischamber.com for more information.
53. Highland Strip Area Starts to Sizzle
- Friday, January 06, 2006
After years of inactivity, the area around the Highland Stip is starting to pick up as property renovations and other new developments continue.
Probably the most visible new addition has been RP Billiards at 525 S. Highland St. The building housed the Highland Cue for about 25 years.
54. University of Memphis Law School Hosts Open House
- Monday, November 14, 2005
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law hosts an open house and admissions workshop from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in room 250 at the law school, 3715 Central Ave. Call 678-5403.
55. Archived Article: Biz Lic (lead)
- Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Shifts in Business Signal Areas Rebirth
Two communities work to find identity, attract new business
The Daily News
Changes within two local communities are bringing about a shift in business activity, offering ...
56. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, March 16, 2004
3100 Bellbrook Drive
St. Clair Foods Plans to Expand
3100 Bellbrook Drive
Memphis, TN 38116
Cost: $3.4 million
Buyer: York Properties LLC
Seller: APF Bellbrook Industrial Inc.
Property: A 108,000-square-foot building and 11 acre...
57. Archived Article: Peter (lead)
- Friday, September 26, 2003
Schutt Carries on Family Tradition
President and CEO opened doors to the Web
The Daily News
When Peter Schutt became managing editor of The Daily News in 1983, the move continued a family legacy that has been going st...
58. Archived Article: Briefs
- Monday, September 22, 2003
Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar titled Practical Business Law Pointers for the Busy Manager from 3 p
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59. Archived Article: St
- Monday, April 29, 2002
St Population growth spurs Plan expansion By MARY DANDO The Daily News East Shelby County parents soon will have more school options for their children when construction begins on a new St. Benedict High in Cordova. Through the Catholic Diocese of M...
60. Archived Article: Calvary P
- Friday, March 08, 2002
Calvary Lenten series hits stride Calvary Lenten series nears end Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery, Idlewild Presbyterian Church senior pastor, takes the Calvary pulpit for two sermons as the 79th annual Calvary Lenten preaching series enters the home stre...
61. Archived Article: Calvary P
- Monday, February 18, 2002
Calvary Lenten series hits stride Calvary Lenten series hits stride Dr. Kenneth A. Corr kicks off the first full week of Calvary Episcopal Churchs 79th annual Noonday Lenten Preaching series. Guest speakers from congregations across the nation will ...
62. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, February 08, 2002
By JENNIFER MURLEY Calvary Lenten series takes center stage beginning Wednesday "Since times ancient, the Church has set aside a period of deep reflection and personal growth known to Christians throughout the world as the season of Lent. Calva...
63. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, October 26, 2001
Pull on a mask, Halloween is steeped in tradition
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
Wednesday, trick-or-treaters will be shining their flashlights throughout the Mid-South running from house to house as they celebrate an old America...
64. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, September 19, 2000
The Shelby County Board of Education has filed a building permit for a 2 story addition and renovation to an existing building County school construction underway in Millington, Lakeland The Shelby County Board of Education has filed a building perm...
65. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, March 10, 2000
NCCJ names honorees of 2000 Humanitarian Awards NCCJ names honorees of 2000 Humanitarian Awards Four well-known men who have contributed to Memphis in a variety of ways over the years have been selected as the recipients of the Year 2000 Humanitaria...
66. Archived Article: Back
- Thursday, May 13, 1999
Assisi Foundation awards Assisi Foundation awards $2.6 million in grants The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc. has announced second quarter grants of more than $2.6 million in the areas of health care, education and community enhancement. The founda...
67. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, March 26, 1999
SOURCE: St St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Christian Brothers University and the University of Tennessee-Memphis will sponsor a symposium titled "Ethical Boundaries in Cancer Genetics" May 26-29. The symposium is funded by the Assis...
68. Archived Article: St. Louis (bott)
- Tuesday, February 02, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON St. Louis Catholic builds $1.8 million activities center By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on a $1.8 million activities center for St. Louis Catholic Church and school at 203 S. White Station Road. Plans for...
69. Archived Article: Real Fcs (hud Nn) Lj
- Tuesday, September 01, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Learning at home Neighborhood Networks program helps residents of HUD-assisted apartment communities get the computer skills they need to compete in the job market By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News In virtually every sector of the m...
70. Archived Article: Back2
- Thursday, May 14, 1998
Assisi Foundation awards $1 Assisi Foundation awards $1.8 million in grants The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc. has announced grant totaling more than $1.8 million to organizations and groups representing health and human services, education and c...
71. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 15, 1998
David Shores has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Ledic Management Group Inc David Shores has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Ledic Management Group Inc. He formerly was executive vice president. Jo...
72. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, April 03, 1998
Info-Mation Services Co Info-Mation Services Co. will host the inaugural IMS Spring Fling Golf Tournament on Saturday to provide funding for non-profit agencies that provide services to children and youth. The tournament will be at Wedgewood Golfers...
73. Archived Article: Idlewild Court Lj
- Wednesday, February 25, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Building starts on third phase of Idlewild Court By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is about to start on the third phase of Idlewild Court, a transitional apartment community for the homeless being developed by the Memph...
74. Archived Article: St. Francis Ch Add
- Tuesday, December 16, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Work begins on church family center in Cordova By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction has started on a new multi-million-dollar Family Life Center for the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Cordova. The 39,000-square-f...
75. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, February 21, 1997
Curing cells Curing cells Cell therapy gives Gary Detherow hope in battling muscular dystrophy By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Gary Detherow has been in a battle for the last 16 years of his life. The enemy is invisible. It cannot be touched or s...
76. Archived Article: Standout Lj
- Friday, January 19, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Department veteran takes reins of code enforcement Schultz caps off 27-year county career with top spot By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Shelby County Construction Code Enforcements new top administrator has been "getting his feet...