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1. Freedom for All? Not if You’re A Back-up Center at Alabama
- Friday, June 1, 2018
In 1969, the St. Louis Cardinals decided they wanted to trade seven-time Gold Glove outfielder Curt Flood to the Philadelphia Phillies. Flood had helped the team win the World Series in 1964 and 1967. But the Cardinals believed his best days were behind him.
2. AP Was There: The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
- Thursday, April 5, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – In the spring of 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had won victories on desegregation and voting rights and had been planning his Poor People's Campaign when he turned his attention to Memphis, the gritty city by the Mississippi River. In his support for striking sanitation workers, King wanted to lead marches and show that nonviolent protest still worked.
3. Creating A Successful Special Event
- Tuesday, September 19, 2017
What if you could step back in time and experience a Night at the Lorraine, the motel that has been redeveloped and transformed into the National Civil Rights Museum? That’s the opportunity that Jeanette O’Bryant, development officer with the museum, provides for guests. Together with her committee chair, Terrence Reed, NATL committee members, employees and volunteers, she created a new, fun revenue stream.
4. Interest High in Fairgrounds Fast Track
- Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The shorter, more compressed drive to a Fairgrounds redevelopment plan feels, at the outset, more certain and much less tentative than versions that surfaced during the administrations of previous mayors Willie Herenton and A C Wharton.
5. Redbirds Revitalization: Fun at the Old Ballpark and the Winning is Easy
- Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bottom of the seventh inning and another night at AutoZone Park is unfolding the way so many have this season. The Memphis Redbirds have a nice lead. Their starting pitcher has been putting up zeros and the team has been banging out timely hits and playing crisp defense.
6. The Week Ahead: June 5-11
- Monday, June 5, 2017
Hello, Memphis! This week, we’re getting into the swing of things with the FedEx St. Jude Golf Classic, jumping into the ring at the Germantown Charity Horse Show and catching a free flick at an outdoor movie screening. Check out the rest of our top picks in The Week Ahead…
7. Basketball Aside, Fizdale Belongs in Memphis
- Friday, September 16, 2016
When he was growing up in South Central Los Angeles, a young David Fizdale couldn’t imagine that he would one day be in Memphis or an NBA head coach.
Sure, he played basketball. He had his dreams. But the real challenge was day-to-day survival. He saw friends shot and killed in the street. He once dove under a car to avoid stray gunfire.
8. Study: MLB Teams Could Do Better Hiring Minorities, Women
- Thursday, April 21, 2016
Major League Baseball teams could do a better job of hiring minority candidates for managing and GM posts or women for VP and other administrative positions, according to an annual report released Wednesday.
9. Editorial: Baseball's Impact Goes Beyond the Outfield
- Saturday, April 16, 2016
Memphis is not a baseball town. And at times there are questions about the rest of the country.
But while the fields are fresh and the ballpark air is a mix of the last winter chill and a premonition of the summer heat, there is the game that beckons.
10. Last Word: Confirming The Spike, Methodist Changes and The Honorary Miamian
- Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Lots of Memphians spending the week in Nashville in the name of bringing down the de-annexation proposal that’s already cleared the state House and is residing for now in a state Senate committee.
11. Nashville Sounds Owner, Players Marvel at New Park
- Saturday, April 25, 2015
Ten days before the Nashville Sounds’ scheduled home opener at their palatial new digs, First Tennessee Park in Germantown was still very much a work in progress.
Frank Ward, owner of the Class AAA Pacific League team, was strutting around like a proud father, all but ready to pass out cigars to an expectant media as workmen painted, pounded and pushed to make everything ready in preparation for opening of the 10,000-seat facility.
12. Polishing the Diamond
- Saturday, April 4, 2015
Paul Brehm is a baseball fan and the co-owner of a trucking company. On any given night, he personally represents one click through the AutoZone Park turnstile, if you want to think in those terms, but he has the capacity to increase that number several times over.
13. Q&A: Bill Courtney
- Thursday, November 27, 2014
Former volunteer football coach at Manassas High School who was the subject of the Academy Award-winning documentary “Undefeated.”
Fast Facts: President and CEO of Classic American Hardwoods, a $40 million lumber company in North Memphis; author of “Against the Grain,” and a much-in-demand public speaker; 46 years old.
14. Malone to Challenge Luttrell In August Mayoral Showdown
- Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Former Shelby County Commissioner Deidre Malone will challenge incumbent Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell in the August county general election after winning the Tuesday, May 6, Democratic mayoral primary.
15. This week in Memphis history: May 2-May 8
- Saturday, May 3, 2014
1950: Among the new privilege licenses listed in The Daily News was one for Martin Stadium, 476 Crump Blvd. The ballpark was the home of the Negro League Memphis Red Sox, named for the owner of the team. The new privilege license was filed three years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball, although racial segregation off the field remained a fact of life for many years following Robinson’s integration of baseball.
16. Director Says He Wants to Grow Mississippi Film Industry
- Wednesday, September 4, 2013
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Director Tate Taylor says he wants to make his native Mississippi a place where people can build careers with steady work in the movie business.
He filmed "The Help" in the state in 2010 and announced Aug. 26 that he will make a feature film about the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, with the intention of shooting "every frame" in Mississippi.
17. White Joins BankTennessee As Mortgage Specialist
- Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Judy Sulton White has joined BankTennessee as a mortgage loan specialist. White has worked in the mortgage industry for 30 years and will focus on new-home financing options, mortgage refinances and custom construction loans.
18. 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.
19. Potential Home Run
- Friday, December 8, 2006
As a youth in Memphis in the 1950s and 1960s, Redbirds founder Dean Jernigan enjoyed watching baseball games at the former Russwood Park on Union Avenue.
The park, which seated about 17,000, was known for its covered grandstands, "hit it here" bulls eye sign and Memphis Steam Laundry water tower behind the center field wall.
20. Memphis Advertising Federation Hosts 2006 ADDY Briefing
- Monday, December 19, 2005
The Memphis Bar Association Criminal Law Section presents a session on criminal appeals from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Courthouse, Criminal Court Division 8. Cost is $25. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register.
21. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 22, 2005
AdFed Names Pyramid Award Winners
The Memphis Advertising Federation named Robert Vornbrock and Glenna Rogers-Ward ad man and ad woman of the year at its 2005 Pyramid Awards ceremony. Vornbrock, president of diversified communications...
22. 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...
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 29, 1998
Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co Taylor French has been named general manager of French & Co., Realtors and The French Connection. He is a graduate of the University of the South. Dan Estes has been promoted to vic...
24. Archived Article: Back2
- Thursday, September 11, 1997
Freedom Award forum Freedom Award forum to feature Colin Powell Retired Gen. Colin Powell and Rachel Robinson, widow of Jackie Robinson and head of the Jackie Robinson Foundation, will address the Memphis community at the 1997 Freedom Award Public F...