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1. Prescription for Tragedy
- Saturday, March 24, 2018
He has his own GPS, an internal shield that keeps him from driving anywhere near 637 Poplar Ave. Home to the Memphis morgue. That’s where they showed Jerry Davidson his 22-year-old son, Oliver, his eyes closed and his lips purple.
2. Rev. Billy Graham, Known as 'America's Pastor,' Dies at 99
- Thursday, February 22, 2018
MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) – The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant of presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday at 99.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
4. Not Just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 Musical Firsts Echo Today
- Tuesday, May 23, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – "Sgt. Pepper" was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark, it stands as just one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now.
5. Trump: Next Old Hickory or Carnival Barker
- Thursday, March 23, 2017
For those who ignore the news – fake or otherwise – Donald Trump won the presidency last November.
While he didn’t capture a majority of the vote, he did win the electoral vote, causing many detractors to call for the elimination of this outdated voting method.
6. A Muppet With Autism to Be Welcomed Soon on 'Sesame Street'
- Tuesday, March 21, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted.
That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes – and autism. Rather than being treated like an outsider, which too often is the plight of kids on the spectrum, Julia is one of the gang.
7. 'Star Wars' Actress and Author Carrie Fisher Dies at 60
- Wednesday, December 28, 2016
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Carrie Fisher, a daughter of Hollywood royalty who gained pop-culture fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" and turned her struggles with addiction and mental illness into wickedly funny books, a hit film and a one-woman stage show, died Tuesday after falling ill aboard a flight last week. She was 60.
8. Rocker Leon Russell Dies in Nashville
- Tuesday, November 15, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Leon Russell, who performed, sang and produced some of rock 'n' roll's top records, has died. He was 74.
9. Real Deal
- Saturday, August 15, 2015
They were tossing around numbers, trying to guess the win total for the 2015 University of Memphis football season.
In the not-too-distant past, the two Highland Hundred members and longtime season-ticket holders might have been able to add their guesses together and still come up short of the six victories needed for their favorite team to be bowl-eligible.
10. Lipscomb-Area Jewelers Dazzle Both Sides of Granny White
- Saturday, May 9, 2015
When the blonde left-fielder skidded across the outfield grass attempting in vain to catch a tricky hit, she likely didn’t know she was “visiting” – belly down – a well-fertilized, close-cropped living memorial to the man who spread love of Lipscomb from his jewelry store a couple hundred yards away.
11. Back to Normal
- Friday, December 12, 2014
NORMAL. AGAIN. Last week, Bob Loeb and I took a stroll through the 1950s in the reality of 2014.
12. Reading With Wolves
- Thursday, December 19, 2013
Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is the passenger in a Cessna. He’s headed to visit his dad in north Canada for the summer. The pilot dies of a heart attack. Brian crash-lands the plane in a lake surrounded by a dense forest. Can he survive?
13. Shifflett Finds Success as Domino’s Franchisee
- Friday, September 13, 2013
When he was a teenager, as happens with teens throughout the country, Jason Shifflett went looking for a job.
That first part-time job for the Harding Academy student was at a Domino’s Pizza, the first national pizza company to roll out dough in Olive Branch, where he lived.
14. Then and Now
- Saturday, April 6, 2013
Jay Bailey pictured marching bands and floats when his mother told him he was going on a march.
“We thought of it as a parade,” said Bailey, who was 6 years old in March 1968. “We thought of it as something fun.”
15. Rain Dance
- Friday, October 12, 2012
IT’S RAINING. SO WHAT? She’s 4. She has big hair, a whole big bunch of auburn curls. She’s my daughter’s friend. They’re laughing in another room, about to break something.
16. Fetal Heartbeat Bill Killed by Miss. Senate Chair
- Friday, April 27, 2012
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi Senate chairman on Thursday killed a bill that could have led to a homicide criminal prosecution for anyone performing an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is found.
17. Yorkshire Center Adds Las Delicias to Mix
- Friday, March 23, 2012
A popular Mexican restaurant has inked its third Memphis-area lease.
Las Delicias Mexican Bar and Grill has signed a 6,400-square-foot lease in Yorkshire Center, 5689 Quince Road. The space formerly housed Thyme Bistro – which closed in June after about a year in business – and Jarrett’s for 15 years prior.
18. Report: We Control Many Breast Cancer Risk Factors
- Thursday, December 8, 2011
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Women concerned about breast cancer should worry less about cellphones and hair dyes and worry more about weighing or drinking too much, exercising too little, using menopause hormones and getting too much radiation from medical tests. So says a new report on environmental risks by a respected panel of science advisers.
19. Why is Everyone Smiling?
- Friday, August 13, 2010
There’s a company 200-strong in Texas called Beryl, and it’s the nation’s leader in health care customer interactions and relationship management. That’s the long way of saying it’s a call center. In an industry where turnover is usually about 80 to 90 percent, Beryl’s is 17. And their client retention rate is 95 percent.
20. Business Helps Seniors With Everyday Tasks
- Monday, September 14, 2009
Two Collierville women are putting their homemaking and caregiving skills to use with a new business that caters to the needs of senior citizens.
They formed SOS, Serving Our Seniors LLC this summer. The aim is to help older people live independently in their homes. The business, which is owned by Margaret McCain Lawrence and Judy Parsons, serves the Germantown and Collierville areas.
21. Husband and Wife Combine Talents Into New Spa/Salon Business
- Monday, April 23, 2007
Eric Johnson has been a hair stylist for more than a decade. Similarly, his wife, Belinda, has been in her profession as a fitness instructor for nearly a decade.
Eric first opened his own hair salon, Visions of Beauty in Whitehaven, in 1991. He started out with four chairs and over the years changed locations until he ended up with an 11-chair salon on Millbranch Road.
22. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, June 28, 2002
A lions heart
A lions heart
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
It can be unnerving when first sitting down to lunch with Amy Linthicum, 1st Trust Bank vice president and senior loan officer. The mortgage company senior executive is sharply dres...
23. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, February 14, 2002
Shelter for animals common concern Shelter for animals common concern for city, county By MARY DANDO The Daily News The Shelby County Commission voted Monday to lease three acres of county-owned land to the Memphis Humane Society to build a new faci...
24. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, January 17, 1997
As Diana Chiles walks down a hall at LeBonheur Childrens Medical Center with a green three-foot puppet in her arms, kids point and waive. Being Bernard Diana Chiles uses puppetry as therapeutic tool for hospitalized children By SUZANNE THOMPSON The ...