VOL. 123 | NO. 83 | Monday, April 28, 2008
MAHBA program to promote eco-friendly homes
Earth Day 2008 might have come and gone last Tuesday, but the environmental efforts of some local organizations are only beginning.
At 5 p.m. Feb. 18, an attorney-client meeting was called to order at the Poplar Avenue law offices of Apperson Crump & Maxwell PLC.
One recent afternoon found Memphian Murrylean Dickens and her son, Jimmie, who was in town visiting from California, enjoying the tranquility at Shelby Farms. The mother and son were among about 30 people that day who were attempting to catch some of the more than 10,000 pounds of fish that had been dumped in the seven lakes that make up the park's Catch 'em Lake earlier last week.
The same week the city's strip clubs lost a key round in Memphis federal court, Memphis police and the Shelby County District Attorney General's office were opening another front in their campaign against prostitution.
Members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners today will move into the final stages of their work on proposed County Charter changes. Today's commission agenda includes a vote on the second of three readings of charter changes that will go to voters in an Aug. 7 referendum.
In the past, InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute's quarterly lectures have brought in speakers such as a veterinarian to talk about collaborating with researchers in other fields and a surgeon to discuss tendons. One popular event was an expert on the biology and biomechanics of how bones heal.
A federal appeals court has stayed the first move toward restarting large-scale, court-ordered racial desegregation of the Shelby County Schools system.