VOL. 121 | NO. 115 | Monday, June 5, 2006
Southland chomps at bit to regain lost tourism dollars
Officials with Southland Greyhound Park in West Memphis are betting a $38 million renovation will bring its business back to levels it hasn't seen since the casinos came to Tunica, Miss., in 1992.
Following a divorce after 37 years of marriage, somewhere amid patching her life back together, Jan Canfield decided to spend her golden years as a businesswoman. A former teacher who's now in her early 70s, she owns The Flagpole and Banner Center, selling flags, poles and banners of all kinds.