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1. Competition Not ‘Mane’ Idea Behind U of M Equestrian Club Team
- Monday, May 28, 2018
It’s heard over and over. Athletes and coaches waxing poetic about their amazing home field advantage. Or home court, ice, track, etc.
Then there are the members of the University of Memphis Equestrian Club team who will tell you they have a Home Sweet Home Barn advantage. One that goes far beyond the show ring.
2. Who Starts on Defense? You’ll Have to Wait
- Friday, April 6, 2018
Jeremy Pruitt hasn’t been afraid to change things around during his first spring practice as Tennessee’s head football coach.
3. Wiuff Looks to Boost Engagement As MAAR Board President
- Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Lauren Harkins Wiuff, a broker at Marx-Bensdorf Realtors, has begun her tenure as the 2018 president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors board of directors. Wiuff, who will serve a one-year term as board president, is also a lifetime member of MAAR’s Multi Million Dollar Club. At Marx-Bensdorf, she leads a team that includes her sister, Stephanie Sheahan.
4. This week in Memphis History: Jan. 26-Feb. 1
- Saturday, January 27, 2018
1997: On the front page of The Daily News, Wolfchase Galleria, the city’s largest shopping mall, is about to open and “stores are scrambling to hire managers and clerks in a market that currently has one of the lowest unemployment rates in years.” University of Memphis researcher David Ciscel says, “The impact will be similar to the impact that Tunica has had and is having on the Memphis economy," referring to the opening in the early 1990s of casinos in Tunica.
- Saturday, January 13, 2018
The National Civil Rights Museum will remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy Monday, Jan. 15, at its King Day Celebration, with the theme “Where Do We Go From Here?” Museum admission is $5 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with optional $3 admission for visitors who bring a canned good donation for Mid-South Food Bank or free admission with a blood donation to Lifeblood. An entertainment stage, health pavilion and children’s activity tent (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) will be set up outside. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org/king-day for details.
- Friday, January 12, 2018
Hattiloo Theatre will perform Dominique Morisseau’s “Sunset Baby” Friday, Jan. 12, through Feb. 11 at 37 S. Cooper St. Visit hattiloo.org for showtimes and tickets.
Wolf River Brisket Co. will hold a job drive Friday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 9947 Wolf River Blvd., suite 101. The restaurant is looking to hire for all positions (servers, bartenders, line cooks, etc.) as it prepares to open. Experience preferred; candidates should bring a copy of their resume. Email email@example.com with any questions.
- Thursday, January 11, 2018
Whole Foods Market has selected Memphis Tilth as a beneficiary of its 5% Community Support Day. On Thursday, Jan. 12, Whole Foods will donate 5 percent of net sales at both local Whole Foods locations, 7825 U.S. 72 in Germantown (open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.) and 5014 Poplar Ave. in East Memphis (open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.), to Memphis Tilth. The organization will have team members on site at both locations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to discuss its work and how to get involved. Visit memphistilth.org.
- Monday, January 8, 2018
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Road Extended, hosts the exhibition “beginnings: New works by The Artists Group of Memphis” through Feb. 26. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
9. Jason Motte Still Making His Pitch Against Cancer
- Friday, November 10, 2017
The backward K on those T-shirts that have become synonymous with the Jason Motte Foundation “Let’s Strike Out Cancer” campaign are beyond cool.
But so is that other logo, the image of Motte wearing No. 30 on his back as he was when he got the last out in Game 7 of the 2011 World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals.
10. Vols Nearly Set on Offense as Season Approaches
- Saturday, August 22, 2015
With Tennessee’s football team three weeks into fall camp, the offensive depth charts are set at some positions, while others remain open.
UT coach Butch Jones enters the 2015 season with no questions at quarterback or running back. His has plenty of receivers and all should get their share of playing time.
11. Jones, Vols Make Honor Roll With Recruiting Class
- Saturday, February 14, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Butch Jones has done it again.
Tennessee’s football coach has created a national buzz with his 2015 recruiting class.
UT finished with the No. 4 class in the nation as rated by 247Sports and ended up ranked No. 5 by Rivals when the Feb. 4 national signing day was over.
12. Vols Take Plenty of Momentum Into Offseason
- Saturday, January 10, 2015
KNOXVILLE – There’s nothing like going into the offseason on a high note. The Vols will be riding the momentum from the resounding 45-28 victory against Iowa in the Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl through the end of recruiting season, winter workouts, spring practices and into the summer months.
13. Stars Flock to Music City’s Ernest Tubb Record Shop
- Saturday, December 13, 2014
When Bob Dylan drops by, he generally goes right for “a handful” of Hank and Carter Family recordings, although on one Lower Broadway afternoon the old man from the North Country also is reported to have purchased a “Larry the Cable Guy” DVD.
14. Recruiter’s Career Twist
- Saturday, October 18, 2014
Ask Janet Miller about her remarkable career at the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and she’ll likely attribute it to good timing or pass credit onto others.
15. Jones’ Wide Net Gathers Old Friends, Top Prospects
- Saturday, September 20, 2014
Butch Jones was sitting in the office of Knoxville’s South-Doyle High School athletic director and football coach Clark Duncan during a visit to see recruit Jocquez Bruce last winter.
16. Walker Avenue Remake
- Thursday, February 20, 2014
The former Mason YMCA on Walker Avenue near the University of Memphis is getting a new look. The redevelopment of the 11,500-square-foot property is underway and should be complete by the end of the year.
17. Kennedy’s Memphis Presence Felt 50 Years Later
- Friday, November 22, 2013
There once was a monument in a Memphis park that marked the spot where President John F. Kennedy had stood during a visit to the city in 1960 as he campaigned for the presidency.
By the marker were two distinct shoeprints that Memphians took their children to for them to stand in the slain president’s footsteps on Memphis soil.
18. Christian Brothers Names Doyle Vice President of Student Life
- Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Tim Doyle has joined Christian Brothers University as associate vice president of student life. In the role, Doyle supervises multiple aspects of campus operations – including housing, student government, health services and Greek organizations – working to address non-academic student needs and help students develop into active, engaged alumni.
- Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Rhodes College will present a lecture by Harvard Law professor Robert Mnookin titled “Bargaining with the Devil” Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 5 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on the Rhodes campus. The talk is free and open to the public.
20. Elementary, My Dear
- Thursday, March 3, 2011
I started this column as yet another “Who am I?” But ulterior motive did me in. I’ve a story to tell. Be assured I’ve not told this here before. First, let me acknowledge “The Straight Dope,” by Cecil Adams, the source of some of the material herein. I love its tagline: “Fighting Ignorance Since 1973 (It’s taking longer than we thought).”
21. Taking Care of Business
- Monday, August 30, 2010
A diverse mix of Memphis businesses is defying the odds and finding success spanning multiple family generations. Grant & Co., Champion Awards, Jim’s Place East, Barden Stone and Broadway Pizza are among the Memphis institutions thriving under second- and third-generation ownership and management.
22. Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum Celebrates 10th Birthday
- Tuesday, May 4, 2010
“It’s impossible to stay here less than 100 hours.”
Those are some of the most recent comments left in a guestbook that waits at the end of the tour for visitors to the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, which turns 10 years old this year.
- Thursday, April 8, 2010
Dish It Out, a community wide fundraiser for the National Foundation for Transplants, will be held today at local restaurants. Participating restaurants will donate a percentage of the day’s profits to NFT. Those restaurants include, Amerigo, Circa, Corky’s, Equestria, Grill 83, Interim, McAlister’s Deli, Pa Pa Pia’s, Restaurant Iris and Spindini. For more information, visit www.transplants.org.
- Thursday, February 18, 2010
Michael Drake, Amy Howell and John Simmons will present the seminar “Your Brand: Save – Protect – Promote” today from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Kiesewetter Wise Kaplan Prather’s conference room, 3725 Champions Hill Drive, Suite 3000. The event is free but seating is limited. For reservations, call 521-1453.
- Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital’s Stroke Support Group will meet today at 4 p.m. in Suite 250 of Medical Office Building A on the its campus, 7655 Poplar Ave. For more information, call Angela Riggins at 516-6929.
- Thursday, January 28, 2010
The Memphis Advertising Federation will hold a luncheon today from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. James Datri, president and chief executive officer of the American Advertising Federation, will speak. Cost is free for members and $25 for guests. For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
27. State Budgets Being Delayed by Stimulus Debate
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Uncertainty over the final scope of the $800 billion-plus economic stimulus plan in Congress has delayed budget action in some states while governors and legislators wait to see how much federal relief they can expect for their cash-strapped programs.
- Monday, January 5, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. State Sen. Jim Kyle, D-Memphis, will address the financial problems currently facing Tennessee. Lunch is $18 perperson, payable at the door. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
29. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 5, 2005
The Memphis Orchestral Society has elected its officers for the 2004 fiscal year
Association of Fundraising Professionals Elects Board Members
The Association of Fundraising Professionals elected the following board members for 2005: Laurie Mc...
30. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 13, 2003
Calendar of events Jan. 13-19
Calendar of events Jan. 13-Jan. 19
The International Association for Administrative Professionals Memphis chapter has its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-East, 5795 Poplar Ave. For informat...
31. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 6, 2003
Calendar of events Jan. 6-Jan. 12
The Memphis Jewish Community Center presents artwork by Memphians Ken Boettcher and Bill Bailey through Jan. 26 in the Shainberg Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. The gallery is open 9 a.m....
32. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, September 20, 2002
University of York historian Dr
University of York historian Dr. Craig Taylor will discuss Joan of Arc during a 7:30 p.m. lecture Thursday at Rhodes College. Admission to the lecture in Blount Auditorium, Buckman Hall, is free. The event is open ...
33. Archived Article: Christ The King (lead)
- Monday, July 10, 2000
By STACEY WIEDOWER East Memphis church adds education center By STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News Construction is starting on a 9,000-square-foot early childhood education center for Christ the King Lutheran Church at 5296 Park Ave. The building will p...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 7, 1999
Super Bowl Running Back Joins Super Avron B. Fogelman, founder of the Avron B. Fogelman Scholars Program, which provides college scholarships to graduates of local public schools, received the Tennessee Education Associations E. Harper Johnson Award...
35. Archived Article: Real Focus Box Lj
- Tuesday, May 18, 1999
Schedule for Workshops and Demonstrations Schedule for workshops and demonstrations 1999 Old Home Expo Saturday (Workshops will be held at the Snowden School and last about 45 minutes unless otherwise specified.) 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ...
36. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 15, 1999
Feb Feb. 15 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at Park Palace Luxury Apartments Community Room on Park Avenue east of Estate. Networking begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be Lynn Bennett Doyle, di...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 8, 1999
Feb Feb. 8 The Planned Giving Council of Greater Memphis will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. The speaker will be Robert F. Sharpe Sr., founder and executive director of the National Planned Giving Institut...
38. Archived Article: Bpw
- Wednesday, June 10, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Business and professional women to hold convention this weekend By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Professional business women will begin gathering Thursday night at the Adams Mark Hotel for the 79th annual convention of the Tenn...
39. Archived Article: Dulin (lead) Lj
- Tuesday, May 19, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Expansion planned for sports academy By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News When Memphis native Tim Dulin opened Dulins Sports Academy in 1991, he wanted to offer young people something he and his friends didnt have while they were growi...
40. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, February 23, 1998
Making their mark Making their mark Corporate sponsorships, signature events make cultural and educational aspects of Memphis In May possible By DIANNA DEAREN The Daily News For 22 years, the signature events of the Memphis In May International Fest...
41. Archived Article: Milestones
- Friday, March 15, 1996
03-15 Milestones Brooke Barnett has joined Oates Graphic Design & Illustration as art director. Barnett studied at the Parsons School of Design and is a graduate of Memphis College of Art. She will assist in design and production and is responsi...