Editorial Results (free)
1. Fight Over Confederate Flag Taught Robertson How to Change Minds
- Friday, July 29, 2016
Memphis stands at the threshold of incredible possibility. In this series, we profile innovative Memphians who are driving our city forward and forging its future success.
Jenny Robertson is no stranger to controversy – far from it. As an undergraduate at Ole Miss, she was one of the leaders of the movement to ban the Confederate flag from campus.
2. Judicial Accountability Site Invites Raters
- Thursday, October 22, 2015
So, I was in Northwest Arkansas a couple weeks ago for a golf tournament. On Friday night I swung by Penguin Ed’s, bought a mess of barbecue, and took it to the home of Sam and Pat Perroni, long-time friends who used to live in Little Rock. They have a beautiful spread a few miles outside Fayetteville, a picture-perfect spot for grand parenting.
3. Charles Hughes to Head Rhodes’ Memphis Center
- Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Dr. Charles L. Hughes has been named director of Rhodes College’s Memphis Center, an academic hub focused on the human experience of the Memphis and Mid-South region. He will be teaching classes on Memphis history and culture, coordinating student projects and developing programs, and also will be continuing his own research on the area.
4. GOP Lawmaker Wants to Make Bible Official Book of Tennessee
- Thursday, February 12, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A freshman Tennessee lawmaker wants to make the Bible the "official state book."
Rep. Jerry Sexton, a Republican from Bean Station, is sponsoring legislation that would add the Bible to the state symbols of Tennessee.
5. On Faulkner and the Use of Punctuation
- Thursday, October 9, 2014
Regarding the recent Faulkner column, Tracy writes that she got “a solid feel for the place and the time of year. Thank you for not honoring your subject by writing paragraph-long sentences with intricate layers of subordination.”
6. Rowan Oak Rovers
- Thursday, September 25, 2014
OXFORD, Miss. – We are at Rowan Oak, Susan and I – 719 Old Taylor Road, Oxford, Miss., USA. Once the home of William Faulkner, the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author, and his family for over 40 years. Built in 1844, and renovated from time to time thereafter, this modest Mississippi mansion is situated on some 30 acres of residential property not far from the town square. Promotional literature says it’s “open year round, from dawn to dusk.”
7. Faulkner Loses ‘Past’ Quote Case
- Thursday, August 1, 2013
“The court has viewed Woody Allen’s movie, ‘Midnight in Paris,’ read the book, ‘Requiem for a Nun,’ and is thankful that the parties did not ask the court to compare ‘The Sound and the Fury’ with ‘Sharknado.’” Thus begins a seven-page opinion entered July 18, 2013, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. See Faulkner Literary Rights LLC v. Sony Pictures Classics Inc., 2013 WL 3762270.
8. Splitting Bills Without Splitting Hairs
- Thursday, November 1, 2012
Ray’s Take If anyone in your household has a problem with how bill paying is divided, it’s a problem for everyone. Resentments that build up over finances have a way of poisoning other aspects of a relationship. If you’re both willing to compromise and aware of your emotional responses to money, you should be able to work it out.
9. Memphis Doctors Help Launch Iraq Heart Clinic
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Even from the ground, the rusted holes in the dry water tower over Nasiriyah, Iraq, don’t look like the pinpricks of rifle fire. They are the dinner plate-sized vandalism of heavier ordinance, and most of the wreckage comes from above. In short, we did it.
10. John or Bill
- Friday, July 20, 2012
A PROPHET IS NOT WITHOUT HONOR, SAVE AROUND HERE. If William Faulkner looked out the window on this cloudy day he would see the still and always green magnolia leaves still and always sad still and always there still and always reminding remanding back still and always back in the sunless indolent superheated moment between a dark brooding now the even darker starker truth of then and the oppressive promise hanging in the coming storm of repeating the moment still and always the same.
11. Ole Miss Honors Historian who Fought Racism
- Thursday, September 29, 2011
Students of University of Mississippi history professor Jim Silver will gather on the Ole Miss campus Friday, Sept. 30, to honor the historian who left Mississippi in the turbulent 1960s after a prophetic warning about the growing level of violent resistance to racial integration in the state.
12. Former U.S. Attorney Greenlee Discusses Big Cases
- Thursday, March 3, 2011
The former U.S. Attorney for North Mississippi during the prosecution of North Mississippi attorney Dickie Scruggs for bribing a judge says there were some fears the powerful attorney or his friends might destroy the government’s case by talking some key witnesses out of cooperating.
13. Influence 1 Foundation Names Hartsfield COO
- Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Felicia Hartsfield has been named chief operating officer of Influence 1 Foundation.
Hartsfield will oversee the continued stability and growth of the foundation’s fiscal, strategic, organizational and operational functions. Her duties also will include building and maintaining relationships with community leaders, as well as creating collaborations, which will enhance the foundation’s strategic model.
14. 200-Lot Subdivision Gives Hernando 'Something Different'
- Tuesday, February 12, 2008
For 32 years, Richie Burnette has lived in Hernando and watched DeSoto County rise from a sleepy country community to a thriving metropolitan suburb.
More than that, as owner of the development firm The Burnette Co., this lifelong Northwest Mississippian helped pave the way for DeSoto to become the fastest-growing community in the Mid-South and one of the fastest in the nation.
15. Business Partners Prove That Early Birds Get the (Blue) Worm
- Monday, January 22, 2007
On any given weekend, customers at The Blue Worm can hear Memphis Symphony Orchestra violinist Heather Trussell playing the blues.
Trussell said she loves the environment there, because unlike at symphony performances, the audience gives instant feedback.
16. The Next Chapter Unfolds in Tale of Two Bookstores
- Monday, September 11, 2006
The numbers he was crunching seemed too good to ignore.
Hugh Hollowell - a former financial planner-turned-bookstore owner - wanted to expand Midtown Books, the small used book shop he once operated across the street from Blue Monkey on Madison Avenue.
- Friday, May 19, 2006
The University of Memphis hosts a Memphis in May Student Affairs Conference today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive, and the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The theme of the conference is "Implementing Integrative Learning: Pathways that Retain Students for Success." For more information, call Clay Woemmel at 678-5062 or Sandy Schaeffer at 678-5715.
18. Dixon Teapot Exhibit Neither Short nor Stout; Runs Through Sept. 24
- Monday, May 15, 2006
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens hosts "The Artful Teapot: 20th Century Expressions from the Kamm Collection" through Sept. 24 at 4339 Park Ave. The exhibit examines the teapot as an inventive vehicle for artistic expression in the 20th century. All the works in the exhibit have been chosen from the celebrated Kamm collection, husband and wife Gloria and Sonny Kamm's person trove of more than 6,000 teapots. For more information, call 761-5250 or visit www.dixon.org.
19. Archived Article: Small Biz
- Wednesday, February 9, 2005
By Andy Meek
Downtown Store Offers Break From Routine
The Daily News
Time seems to move at a slower pace inside Memphis Tobacco Bowl.
Downtown oasis. Proprietor Richard Alley compares his store to a Downtown oasis, where att...
20. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 7, 2003
Sgt. Jackie Setliff
Sgt. Jackie Setliff of the Shelby County Sheriffs Office was chosen as Officer of the Year by the Optimist Club. A ceremony honoring Setliff begins at 10 a.m. today in the Sheriffs Conference Room, 201 Poplar Ave., ninth floor...
21. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 2, 2000
William H William H. Masters joined the electrical department of Askew Hargraves Harcourt and Associates as an electrical project manager. He earned his bachelors degree from Vanderbilt University and masters degree from the University of Memphis. M...
22. Archived Article: Comm Focus St
- Friday, October 15, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Colleagues and craftsmen Retiring art professors share exhibit space at the University of Memphis Art Gallery By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Local artists Richard Knowles and Steve Langdon share many things in common. Theyre ...
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 24, 1998
Sheila Collins has been promoted to vice president at Arnoult & Associates Sheila Collins has been promoted to vice president at Arnoult & Associates. She formerly was project director and operations manager. Collins has an undergraduate deg...
24. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 2, 1998
March 3 March 3 The Society of Professional Journalists, University of Memphis chapter, will sponsor its 17th annual Freedom of Information Congress at 7:30 p.m. in the Faulkner Lounge of the University Center. The speaker will be Barrie Dunsmore, f...
25. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 11, 1998
Thompson & Co Thompson & Co. has added three employees: Suzanne Gibson has joined the company as a senior account executive. She formerly was a marketing consultant. Gibson is a graduate of Robert Morris College. Janice Chu Kelly has joined ...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 4, 1998
Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc. He is a graduate of th...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: Jane Sipes is the new assistant director of distance learning...
28. Archived Article: Internet-copyright
- Thursday, December 28, 1995
12/21 jts Inter-copyright Copyright on the Internet: fair use or infringement? By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News To some, the vast ether of the Internet is one great playground where public offerings never cease to thrill and abound. To others, it is a...