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VOL. 121 | NO. 115 | Monday, June 5, 2006

OFF TO THE RACES

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.

Smith Looks Forward to Helping Shepherd the Small Business Chamber

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.

University of Memphis Law School Hosts Golf Classic

June 5

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
82.0°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: South at 5.8 mph
Humidity: 69%

EVENTS

Rhodes College offers its adult summer camp, "Camp Meeman," today through Friday at 2000 N. Parkway. Classes to be offered include "Ancient and Medieval India" and "Contemporary America in Short Fiction." Cost to attend is $675 for dorm campers; $375 for day campers; or $195 for one course. Call 843-3965 or visit http://meeman.rhodes.edu to register.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 92 158 13,600
MORTGAGES 89 165 15,731
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 10 21 2,160
BUILDING PERMITS 250 250 28,008
BANKRUPTCIES 54 121 8,771
BUSINESS LICENSES 33 54 4,619
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 60 5,453
MARRIAGE LICENSES 20 48 2,942

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