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1. Blackburn Names Campaign Finance Chairmen
- Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Senate campaign received an injection of old-school political support Tuesday, Sept. 4, from Pilot Corp. founder Jim Haslam II and Middle Tennessee State University board of trustees chairman Stephen Smith.
2. Bredesen Agrees To Four Senate Debates
- Wednesday, August 15, 2018
U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen has agreed to participate in four U.S. Senate debates with Republican contender Marsha Blackburn covering East, Middle and West Tennessee.
3. Diane Black Proud of Unfavorable Ratings With ‘Far Left’
- Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Republican contender for Tennessee governor U.S. Rep. Diane Black drew the endorsement of the American Conservative Union as she spoke at the national group’s Memphis forum Monday, July 2, on jobs and the economy.
4. For Real
- Friday, March 23, 2018
REAL NEED. REAL EFFORT. “A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking about real money.”
The late, great Illinois Sen. Everett Dirksen – father-in-law to the late, great Tennessee Sen. Howard Baker – purportedly said that regarding government spending in a “Tonight Show” appearance in the ’60s.
5. Only Two
- Friday, January 26, 2018
IT JUST TAKES TWO. “Dan,” Sen. Howard Baker chuckled, “see that person at the end of the dais? She’s run my office for years, been with me everywhere, heard and seen everything. That’s the first time I’ve seen her blush.”
6. Dunavant Awards Will Feature Hardy As Keynote
- Friday, January 26, 2018
As a lifelong Memphian and successful entrepreneur, Carolyn Hardy is all about finding new ways to grow the city.
7. Nomination Deadline For Dunavant Awards Feb. 1
- Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Memphis is lucky to have an abundance of residents with a passion for public service and it is time once again to honor their commitment to improving this community.
Each year the Rotary Club of Memphis East recognizes the importance of public service by hosting the Dunavant Public Servant Awards.
8. Dunavant Awards Spotlight Public Servants
- Friday, January 12, 2018
Being a public servant often is thankless job, but each year the Rotary Club of Memphis East recognizes the importance of public service to the community by hosting the Dunavant Public Servant Awards.
9. Attorney, Former Political Activist Lewis Donelson Dies at 100
- Thursday, January 4, 2018
In a century of life that began in Memphis, Lewis Donelson was many things including an attorney, politician and strategist. In all of those pursuits and others, he was one of the city’s most influential citizens and a force in some of the most historic moments in the city’s history as well as the state’s history.
10. 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.
11. Last Word: St. Jude School, More Gannett Moves and Maida Pearson Smith
- Thursday, August 3, 2017
For most, the school year starts next week. But classes are already underway at St. Jude’s new Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, an idea 15 years in the making, according to the physician who had that idea. The school is a big step in higher education in Memphis and its road to research center status.
12. Corker To Keynote Dunavant Awards
- Wednesday, March 22, 2017
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker will be the keynote speaker at the Rotary Club of Memphis East’s annual Dunavant Public Servant Awards.
Co-sponsored by The Daily News, the awards luncheon is 11:30 a.m., April 18, at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd.
13. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
14. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT
- Monday, September 5, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…
15. Once QB Country, SEC Now Has Only A Few Proven Players at the Position
- Friday, August 26, 2016
At SEC Media Days this summer in Hoover, Ala., the 14 head coaches brought along more starting offensive linemen (5) than starting quarterbacks (3). Such is the state of the most high profile position in the Southeastern Conference at the beginning of the 2016 college football season.
16. Last Word: Election Wrap Up, Crosstown's Momentum and GMF's Court Report
- Friday, August 5, 2016
For an election that only 14 percent of us turned out for, the Thursday elections in Shelby County delivered in terms of political drama.
David Kustoff, whose bid for Congress in the old 7th Congressional District 14 years ago ended in frustration amidst too many primary candidates from Shelby County, claimed the Republican primary in the 8th amidst an even larger field with even more Shelby County rivals.
17. Pat Summitt Latest Exception to Tennessee Flag-Lowering Rule
- Monday, July 4, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam's order for flags to be flown at half-staff following the death of former University of Tennessee coach Pat Summitt is the latest exception to state protocols that normally reserve the honor for members of the military.
18. UT Report Lays Out Options for Boosting Road Funding
- Monday, November 30, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new University of Tennessee study is laying out some options for the state to boost its funding for road projects, ranging from charging drivers by the mile to tapping the state's general fund for new money.
19. Former Senator Fred Thompson Dies
- Monday, November 2, 2015
Former U.S. Sen. and one-time presidential contender Fred Thompson was in many ways a reluctant politician. But he was also a lobbyist with an envious arsenal of political skills honed both by his calling as an attorney and by his service as a lawyer during unprecedented political crises.
20. Former US Sen. Fred Thompson Buys $1.5 Million Home in Nashville
- Monday, August 10, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson is moving back to Tennessee.
21. Former Sen. Baker's TN Estate Auctioned for $701K
- Tuesday, June 23, 2015
HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An auction company says the massive Huntsville estate of former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker has sold for $701,000.
22. Former Sen. Baker's Huntsville Estate to Be Up for Auction
- Wednesday, June 17, 2015
HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The massive Huntsville estate of former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker is going up for auction.
23. Baker Book Traces Conciliatory Political Philosophy
- Saturday, April 25, 2015
Long before his death last June, former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee was aware that other Republicans, including those who worked in his groundbreaking campaigns of the 1960s and 1970s, believed it was no longer possible for a political moderate like him to get elected in Tennessee.
24. Auto Collection to Be Auctioned to Benefit Baker Center
- Friday, March 13, 2015
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – An antique car collection of the late U.S. Sen. Howard Baker is being auctioned off this weekend to benefit the University of Tennessee center that bears his name.
25. Ford Jr. to Headline Dunavant Award Event
- Friday, January 23, 2015
Former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. will be the keynote speaker for the March 25 Dunavant Public Servants Awards luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club of Memphis East.
The awards, now in their 12th year, honor one elected official and one non-elected public official within Shelby County who demonstrate the qualities and characteristics of longtime Probate Court Clerk Bobby Dunavant.
26. The Other Fellow
- Friday, January 16, 2015
Long before his death last year, former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee was aware that other Republicans, including those who worked in his groundbreaking campaigns of the 1960s and 1970s, believed it was no longer possible for a political moderate like him to get elected in Tennessee.
27. Celebrating the Holiday Season in East Tennessee
- Saturday, December 6, 2014
Even ole Ebenezer Scrooge could find something in Knoxville to get him in the holiday spirit.
Area residents have a wide selection of holiday activities including a Clarence Brown Theatre rendition of Scrooge’s Christmas Eve’s nocturnal visitors. Many of the activities are free, but others range in price. Visit the websites for more detailed information, including time, ticket price and availability.
28. Contrasting Ballot
- Friday, November 7, 2014
The midterm election saw contrasting issues and candidates, particularly in Tennessee where an incumbent governor and U.S. senator were both re-elected while four amendments to the state Constitution were passed.
29. Alexander vs. Ball
- Saturday, October 25, 2014
Lamar Alexander and Gordon Ball were on the same campaign trail but different races at about this time 36 years ago.
30. Alexander Looks to Fend Off Tennessee GOP Challengers
- Thursday, August 7, 2014
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (AP) – After losing his first bid for Tennessee governor 40 years ago, Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander shed his blue suit and buttoned-up appearance for a plaid shirt, hiking boots and a 1,000-mile walk around the state.
31. Ex-Senator Baker Remembered for Crossing the Aisle
- Wednesday, July 2, 2014
HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. was remembered Tuesday for his ability to bridge political divides in Washington while also establishing the Republican Party as a statewide force in Tennessee.
32. Baker’s Career Mirrored State’s Political Story
- Monday, June 30, 2014
As the week begins, political leaders of both parties and across several generations will gather in East Tennessee for the funeral of former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker.
33. Former US Senator Howard Baker Jr. Dies
- Thursday, June 26, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Former Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., a moderate Republican known as the politician who inquired what President Richard Nixon knew during the 1973 Senate Watergate hearings, has died. He was 88.
34. Alexander Touts Importance of Political Role Models
- Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Among the crowd of 500 who gathered Monday, April 21, for the 11th annual Dunavant Public Servant Awards were fourth- and fifth-graders from White Station Elementary School.
Although they were by a wall on the far side of the ballroom at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, they drew the attention of U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the keynote speaker for the Rotary Club of Memphis East event sponsored by The Daily News and the University of Memphis.
35. New Perspective
- Thursday, April 10, 2014
When the U.S. Postal Service closed its branch office at 826 Mississippi Blvd. near E.H. Crump Boulevard in 2012, workers carted off an oil painting that hung there for several decades with little thought about the man portrayed in the painting.
36. Inman Joins Next Day Access as Franchise Manager
- Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Greg Inman has joined accessibilities solutions provider Next Day Access as franchise manager for the Memphis office, where he will supervise sales, marketing, service management and hiring. Next Day Access offers wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, bathroom safety products and other accessibility products for people with disabilities or accessibility challenges.
37. Christ Community Health Services Names Hollabaugh Development Director
- Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Bonnie Hollabaugh has joined nonprofit Christ Community Health Services, the largest primary care provider in Memphis, as director of development. Hollabaugh’s nonprofit development experience includes extensive work with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis, Girls Inc. of Memphis and Hutchison School.
- Saturday, July 20, 2013
WEVL 89.9 FM will host the 25th annual Blues on the Bluff concert and silent auction Saturday, July 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the grounds of the Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. Performers include The Eric Deaton Trio, The Bo-Keys and Elmo & The Shades. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children 11 and younger. Visit wevl.org.
- Friday, July 19, 2013
United Way of the Mid-South, the Tennessee Health Care Campaign and Meritan will host “It Takes a Community: Understanding the Affordable Care Act” Friday, July 19, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Meritan, 4700 Poplar ave. Attendees will learn how to assist people during open enrollment, which begins Oct. 1. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 433-4331.
40. Despite Wide Legislative Power, Harwell Has Plenty of Work Ahead
- Thursday, January 31, 2013
Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell today sits at the pinnacle of legislative power, overseeing a House Republican majority of better than 2-1.
41. Donelson: Tennessee Republicans See Changes in Past 60 Years
- Monday, November 12, 2012
As Memphis voters were going to the polls on Election Day last week, attorney Lewis Donelson was talking about the modern day Tennessee Republican Party he was instrumental in forming 60 years ago.
- Thursday, May 17, 2012
The Black Business Association of Memphis will hold a general membership meeting Thursday, May 17, at 8 a.m. at the BBA office, 555 Beale St. Contact BBA at bbamemphis.com, email@example.com or 526-9300.
43. Former French Quarter Hotel to Become Comfort Suites
- Friday, January 27, 2012
The site of the abandoned French Quarter Suites Hotel is under contract to be purchased by a different ownership group than the one that recently planned to develop an upscale five-star hotel there. The Memphis Regional Design Center announced the news to its members via email and Facebook Wednesday, Jan. 25.
44. MED Fdtn. Names Brandenburg Director of Development
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joe Brandenburg has joined The MED Foundation as director of development.
Hometown: Connersville, Ind.
Education: B.A., mass communications, Western Kentucky University; master’s in public administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
45. ACLU to Honor Political Veteran Jane Eskind
- Monday, September 26, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Jane Eskind of Nashville, the first woman to win a statewide election in Tennessee, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Civil Liberties Union on Dec. 8.
46. Methodist Foundation Honors Health Care Leaders
- Tuesday, July 19, 2011
The Methodist Healthcare Foundation will honor five recipients during its 2011 Living Awards Benefit, Thursday, Aug. 11. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave.
47. The MED Approves $20 Million in Upgrades
- Monday, June 20, 2011
The board governing The Regional Medical Center at Memphis approved its fiscal year 2012 budget, including roughly $20 million in capital improvements, during a Thursday, June 16, meeting at the Adams Pavilion, 842 Jefferson Ave.
48. MED's Coopwood Joins Health IT Task Force
- Monday, June 13, 2011
Dr. Reginald W. Coopwood, president and CEO of the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, has been selected to serve as a member of the Task Force on Delivery System Reform and Health Information Technology.
49. Memphis Heritage to Hold Second Coliseum Meeting
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
Memphis Heritage Inc. will host another “fact-finding” meeting Thursday to discuss options for saving the Mid-South Coliseum, the 11,000-square-foot Mid-South Fairgrounds arena that’s been vacant for six years.
- Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The Center City Development Corp. Board of Directors will meet Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
51. Memphis Heritage to Host Coliseum Meeting Thursday
- Thursday, April 14, 2011
Memphis Heritage Inc. is hosting an open forum Thursday to discuss and organize a plan for how to save the Mid-South Coliseum.
52. Conference Gives Overview of Courts, Open Records
- Monday, March 28, 2011
KNOXVILLE (AP) – Journalists and citizens who want to learn more about Tennessee's judicial system and how to get information from government agencies are invited to a free conference at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
53. Bloom Joins Good Advertising
- Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Audra Bloom has joined Good Advertising as senior account manager.
Hometown: Delaware, Ohio
54. On a Roll
- Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc. will build a $200 million, 350,000-square-foot facility in Memphis to serve as the headquarters of the company’s heavy electrical equipment production in North America, the company announced Monday.
55. Mitsubishi Announces $200M Memphis Investment
- Monday, February 14, 2011
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc. will build a $200 million, 350,000-square-foot facility in Memphis to serve as the headquarters of the company’s heavy electrical equipment production in North America, the company announced Monday.
- Thursday, August 19, 2010
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present “Workforce Expense Reductions” Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Baker Donelson’s office, 165 Madison Ave., 20th floor. For more information or to register, contact Nicolette Thomas at 577-2328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
57. University of Tennessee Gives Gore Honorary Degree
- Monday, May 17, 2010
Former Vice President Al Gore on Friday received the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s third ever honorary doctorate.
Gore, who shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, told graduating students in a 20-minute speech that addressing humans’ impact on climate is the “biggest item of unfinished business” on the American agenda.
58. Gubernatorial Hopefuls Point to Memphis to Boost Campaigns
- Monday, May 10, 2010
No one from Memphis is among the four major contenders for Tennessee governor.
But the four candidates are making more than the usual amount of campaign noise about how important Memphis is to them.
59. McWherter Steps up Governor’s Race Efforts
- Friday, May 7, 2010
The race for Tennessee governor moves into full view locally now that the county primaries have been decided.
Mike McWherter, the only major candidate for governor among the Democrats, has campaigned differently in Shelby County.
- Monday, March 29, 2010
David Moore, real estate agent at Home Realty Co. of Memphis, will host “Understanding the Structure of Hard Money Financing for Real Estate Investors and the Law Changes of Purchase Money Notes for Sellers Under the SAFE Act” today and every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Home Realty, 3412 Park Ave. For more information, call 238-8909.
- Thursday, November 12, 2009
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will present “Show Me the Money (and the Strings): Things the Construction Industry Needs to Know about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009” today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Ron Terry Center of First Tennessee Bank, 4385 Poplar Ave. The event is free. To register, contact Nicolette Thomas at 577-2328 or email@example.com.
62. Panel Says Spend More on National Parks
- Monday, September 28, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Spending on national parks should be increased by at least $700 million over the next seven years, an independent panel urged Congress on Thursday .
The additional spending should bring increased tourism, promote enjoyment of the outdoors and help preserve national treasures for future generations, the panel said.
63. Baker, Ford Share Political Opinions At Bar Convention
- Tuesday, June 23, 2009
The family trade has skipped a generation, former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker noted at last week’s Tennessee Bar Association convention at The Peabody when speaking of his three grandsons and the law firm his grandfather founded.
64. Senate Off to a Rocky Start on Health Care
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Wednesday began writing legislation to revamp the nation's health care system, but its historic first step was overshadowed by partisan anger and cost problems that troubled lawmakers on both sides.
65. Big Names, Big Plans For TBA Convention
- Thursday, June 18, 2009
Attorneys and judges from throughout the state will convene this weekend at The Peabody hotel for the 2009 annual Tennessee Bar Association convention, where big-name speakers such as former Democratic U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. will speak – and where current TBA president, George “Buck” Lewis, will pass the gavel to the new TBA president for 2010-2011.
66. Best Lawyers to Honor Ogletree Deakins’ Lewis
- Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Best Lawyers in America will honor Fred Lewis of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC during its 25th anniversary event in Atlanta April 23-25.
67. Treadway Joins Thomas & Betts as Senior VP for Electrical Business
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Charles L. Treadway has joined Thomas & Betts Corporation in the newly created position of senior vice president, group president – electrical. Treadway will provide strategic and operational leadership to the company’s electrical products businesses on a global basis. The electrical segment of Thomas & Betts has approximately 60 manufacturing and distribution facilities in 11 countries and employs approximately 8,000 associates worldwide. The electrical segment reported $2.1 billion in revenues in 2008. Treadway previously served as president and chief executive officer for the Custom Sensors and Technology unit of Schneider Electric.
- Friday, February 6, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled “Making the Message Work: Strategic Communications 101” today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. The facilitator will be Jennifer Leigh, who will discuss how to communicate effectively with members, donors and other constituents with a small marketing and communication budget. For more information or reservations, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
69. Baker Launches Japan-U.S. Strategic Advisory
- Friday, October 31, 2008
Howard H. Baker Jr., senior counsel to Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC and a former Republican U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to Japan, is launching a new consulting service, The Japan-U.S. Strategic Advisory.
70. Debate Viewing Party To Be Held at U of M
- Tuesday, October 7, 2008
A viewing of the presidential debate will be held today in the Michael D. Rose Theatre on the University of Memphis campus.
71. Baker to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
- Monday, September 22, 2008
Howard H. Baker Jr., a former U.S. senator and ambassador, will be honored with American Lawyer magazine’s 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award at a banquet in New York City Oct. 29.
Baker currently serves as senior counsel for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC.
72. Rhodes College’s Stuart Receives Distinguished Service Award
- Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Forrest Stuart, director of financial aid at Rhodes College, recently received the Distinguished Service Award at the spring conference of the Tennessee Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (TASFAA).
73. Public Service, Law Practice Balance Well for Wilkins
- Thursday, January 31, 2008
Ricky E. Wilkins' career has included a mix of law and public policy. Owner of The Law Office of Ricky E. Wilkins, he currently represents the Memphis Charter Commission, the elected body that is considering changes to the 40-year-old Memphis City Charter. The charter converted city government from a commission form to the current mayor-council form of government.
74. With Clinton Back on Trail, McCain Visit Up Next
- Tuesday, January 29, 2008
When New York Sen. Hillary Clinton told her husband a day or so ago that she'd be making a campaign stop in Memphis this week, the former president and Arkansas governor said he was jealous about being unable to come along.
75. Thompson is Only Latest Tennessean to Exit Presidential Race
- Wednesday, January 23, 2008
NASHVILLE (AP) - Fred Thompson became the latest Tennessee Republican who couldn't translate statewide support into national success when he withdrew from the presidential race on Tuesday.
Supporters blamed the former Tennessee senator's late start and a crowded field for failed bid. Others said Republican primary voters misinterpreted his laid-back demeanor for lack of conviction.
76. Republican Fred Thompson Quits Presidential Race
- Wednesday, January 23, 2008
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Republican Fred Thompson, the actor-politician who attracted more attention as a potential presidential candidate than as a real one, quit the race for the White House on Tuesday after a string of poor finishes in early primary and caucus states.
77. Dunn's Book Details GOP Comeback in Tenn.
- Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Book signings can be similar to political events, with a lot of handshaking, posing for pictures, signing autographs, usually a brief talk - and money is involved.
It's an atmosphere former Tennessee Gov. Winfield Dunn excels at as he promotes his new book about his historic 1970 bid to become governor and his four-year term of office.
78. Jones Receives Welcome Home Memphis Designation
- Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Crye-Leike affiliate broker C. Lauren Jones was the first Realtor in the Memphis market to receive the Welcome Home Memphis designation when she recently earned the honor.
The designation recently was created by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors and is designed to increase affordable housing expertise.
79. With Help From His Friends
- Wednesday, September 19, 2007
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - Shortly after stepping onstage in Lawrenceburg's town square, Fred Thompson recounted a story about the way running for president has affected the Thompson family dynamic.
80. Thompson's 'Candidacy' Draws Variety of Supporters
- Monday, August 6, 2007
Once Republican presidential hopeful Fred Thompson filed the first financial report due from the committee managing his possible 2008 bid last week, media coverage immediately focused on his total haul.
81. Thompson's Old Papers Get New Interest With Possible Candidacy
- Tuesday, July 17, 2007
KNOXVILLE (AP) - If one man's trash is another man's treasure, then one politician's old papers are potentially another politician's - or journalist's - gold mine.
Which explains why Republican Fred Thompson's previously little-noticed personal papers at the University of Tennessee from his eight years in the Senate are suddenly in demand as he nears a decision on a 2008 presidential run.
82. The Man Who Would Be President:
- Thursday, July 5, 2007
In nearly 45 years of political involvement, Fred Thompson has seen the fortunes of his chosen political party rise and fall several times over.
Those times have changed the nature of the Tennessee Republican party but not a brand of conservatism to which Thompson is expected to give national form as a contender for the White House.
83. Résumé Shows Fred Thompson Has Washington Insider's Connections
- Tuesday, June 26, 2007
NASHVILLE (AP) - Republican Fred Thompson, who likes to cast himself in the role of Washington outsider, has a long history as a political insider who earned more than $1 million lobbying the federal government.
84. Baker Donelson Names Roberts Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
- Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has named Kristine L. Roberts its Memphis Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. Roberts was honored for her work as a volunteer with the Attorney of the Day Courthouse Advice Clinic at the Shelby County Courthouse. She also is handling a case for Memphis Area Legal Services. Roberts serves on the Access to Justice Committee of the Memphis Bar Association and volunteers as a judge for educational mock trial events.
85. Baker Donelson AddsTo Public Policy Group
- Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has named Susan M. Christensen to its Federal Public Policy Group. Christensen will serve as senior public policy adviser on the firm's health public policy team.
86. Dunavant Award Winners Announced
- Thursday, April 5, 2007
The Rotary Club of Memphis East on Wednesday announced that David Barber and Judge Larry E. Potter are the recipients of its fourth annual Bobby Dunavant Public Servant Awards.
87. Bobby Dunavant Public ServantAwards Honor Man, Legacy
- Monday, April 2, 2007
To those who knew or worked with him, the late Bobby Dunavant was the ideal public servant.
Retired Probate Judge Donn Southern worked with Dunavant for many years as both a lawyer and
88. TV or Oval Office? U of M Grad Thompson Faces Decision
- Monday, March 19, 2007
When Fred Dalton Thompson graduated from Lawrence County High School in 1960, his classmates probably didn't envision the gregarious, fun-loving son of a used-car salesman one day becoming the leader of the free world.
89. Stapleton to Head Global Operations For Primacy Relocation
- Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Steve Stapleton has been named vice president of global operations for Primacy Relocation, a third-party employee relocation provider based in Memphis. Stapleton will be responsible for leading the company's U.S. Global Operations team and developing procedures for efficient delivery of services. In related news, Primacy Relocation has been recognized by Target Corp. as a 2006 Vendor of the Year. The award recognizes top vendors that demonstrate values embraced by the organization.
90. Meyerrose Heads Emerging National Businesses Division for First Horizon
- Wednesday, August 9, 2006
Sarah Meyerrose has been promoted to president of emerging national businesses for First Horizon National Corp. In her new role, she will be the executive leader of several of First Horizon's growing national efforts, such as its health savings accounts business, Msaver, and its commercial insurance business, Synaxis. Meyerrose has worked for First Horizon for more than 24 years.
91. Baker Donelson Names New President, COO
- Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC announced that Jerry Stauffer was selected to serve as the firm's president and chief operating officer. Stauffer formerly served as chairman of the firm's litigation department, as a director of the firm and most recently as managing shareholder. Baker Donelson also announced that Mark Glover was named to a second term as managing shareholder. Ben Adams will continue to serve as board chairman and CEO.
92. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 6, 2005
MAAR Pinnacle Awards Winners Announced
MAAR Announces Pinnacle Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following winners of the fourth annual Pinnacle Awards: Al Andrews Jr. of Panattoni Development Co., Commercial...
93. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 16, 2005
YMCA Appoints Senior Vice President for Development
YMCA Appoints Senior Development Officer
Rorie Trammel was promoted to senior vice president for development and community relations for YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South. Trammel joined the ...
94. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 9, 2005
Rotary Club Presents Public Servant Awards
Rotary Club Names Public Servant Award Winners
The Rotary Club of Memphis East selected Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons and chief administrative officer of the Shelby County Registers Off...
95. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, November 1, 2004
Mpact Memphis hosts networking event
Mpact Memphis Hosts Networking Event
Mpact Memphis presents Tap into Memphis at 6:30 p.m. at Brookhaven Pub & Grill, 695 W. Brookhaven Circle. The event is a networking opportunity for college...
96. 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...
97. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 9, 2000
Memos Memos Launice P. Sills has joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell as an associate attorney in the firms Memphis office. Sills concentrates her practice in tort and insurance litigation. She received a bachelors degree in 1980 from Spel...
98. Archived Article: Memphis Memos
- Wednesday, February 2, 2000
Memphis Memos Memphis Memos Robert S. Kopriva has been named vice president of Sara Lee Corp. Kopriva, 48, was recently appointed president-supply chain for Sara Lee's U.S. Foods Group. He most recently served as president and chief executive office...
99. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, December 2, 1999
Former Sen Former Sen. Howard Baker Jr. is the guest speaker at the Memphis Bar Association annual banquet. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Peabody hotel. In 1966, Baker became the first Republican popularly...
100. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, November 19, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Interesting interests Wayne Ashford believes his life is a blessing because he never lacks for something to do By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Wayne Ashford does not understand boredom. From genealogical research to Internet c...