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1. Notice Served: Penny Taking Recruiting Fight Straight to Calipari -

How’s this for a headline, not to mention rock-solid truth: “John Calipari vs. Penny Hardaway is college basketball’s best new recruiting rivalry.”

2. Clayborn Temple Names First Executive Director -

The co-writer and producer of a musical about the 1968 sanitation workers strike is the first executive director of Clayborn Temple.

Anasa Troutman was named Thursday, July 5, to lead the effort to fully renovate and find a new use for the historic church south of FedExForum.

3. Troutman Named Executive Director of Clayborn Temple -

The co-writer and producer of a musical about the 1968 sanitation workers strike is the first executive director of Clayborn Temple.

Anasa Troutman was named Thursday, July 5, to lead the effort to fully renovate and find a new use for the historic church south of FedExForum.

4. Last Word: Parking Distrust, Early Voting Numbers and Missile Strike Reaction -

There is probably no better symbol of the distrust that has been a factor in reaching a compromise in Overton Park to end greensward parking by the Memphis Zoo. It is what happened to the idea of a walkway from the zoo plaza to the greensward with the critical juncture being where the gravel driveway is now that is used by cars to park on the greensward. We examine that and other larger points from last week’s decision by City Hall to change the design and make the amended plan the final plan.

5. Around Memphis: April 16, 2018 -

The Daily News offers a weekly roundup of Memphis-related headlines from around the web, adding context and new perspectives to the original content we produce on a daily basis. Here are some recent stories worth checking out…

6. Religious Leaders Recount Catechism of 1968 Memphis -

Rev. James Lawson, the architect of nonviolent resistance who counseled Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on it, walked in a circle last week around the new “I Am A Man” bronze and stainless steel sculpture. As he walked with his head down, still and video photographers scrambled for the best angle to capture the seminal strategist of the civil rights era, seemingly deep in thought.

7. Activist Lawson Presented Honorary Humanities Degree from Rhodes -

Rhodes College on April 5 awarded longtime civil rights activist Rev. James Lawson an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree.

8. Last Word: I Am A Man Plaza, Graceland Clears EDGE and Filing Deadline Action -

Sometimes the simplest concepts say more than an elaborate explanation can – even when the history it depicts is complex. A plaza dedicated to the 1,300 city sanitation workers who went on strike in 1968 formally opened Thursday on what had been a vacant lot just across Pontotoc from the south side of Clayborn Temple. And the occasion included more of the small moments that have made this week so compelling. Watching civil rights icon Rev. James Lawson walk around the plaza and discover it includes one of his quotes from the 1968 strike.

9. MLK50 Observances Come With Appeals, Memories -

The way National Civil Rights Museum president Terri Lee Freeman described it as the MLK50 commemorations began this week, the church bells would cascade when they rang Wednesday, April 4, starting at 6:01 p.m. – the moment Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot 50 years ago.

10. 'This Was Like A War': Witnesses Remember Day MLK Was Shot -

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Clara Ester's eyes were fixed on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as he stood on the concrete balcony of the Lorraine Motel.

11. MLK50 Events: A Roundup of Memphis Happenings -

Here's a selection of events in Memphis marking the 50th anniversary of the 1968 sanitation workers' strike and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. April 3 is the 50th anniversary of King’s last speech – the “Mountaintop” speech at Mason Temple, while April 4 is the 50th anniversary of his assassination on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel.

12. Right Call: Hiring Penny Hardaway Already Paying Dividends for U of M -

Penny Hardaway appeared and fans cheered, hooted and hollered. Their deliverer, formerly a Memphis State star and All-American wearing No. 25, had come home in a gray suit and blue tie to rescue their beloved Tigers.

13. Dedication Of Plaza Among King Observances -

The city will formally dedicate a plaza in honor of the 1968 striking sanitation workers at an April 5 ceremony, one of numerous events surrounding the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.

14. One Last Play? -

American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco was talking about the league being on an upswing, having three certain NCAA Tournament teams in regular season champion Cincinnati, and Wichita State and Houston. With the conference tournament then just a few days away – it starts on Thursday, March 8, in Orlando, Florida, – Aresco noted that the league could be even better if traditionally strong programs such as Memphis, Connecticut and Temple also took steps forward.

15. MLK50 Weekend, Martin’s Mindset, NFL Mock Draft -

The MLK50 events around Monday’s Grizzlies-Lakers game will include NBA commissioner Adam Silver and NBA Players Association executive director Michele Roberts touring the National Civil Rights Museum and joining players Mike Conley and Brooks Lopez and retired WNBA star Swin Cash in a discussion: “MLK50: Where do we go from here?”

16. Rough Start at Kansas for Dedric Lawson -

Admit it: If you first saw news of a Lawson suspended at the University of Kansas, you assumed it would be K.J. It was K.J, after all, who exited the University of Memphis giving coach Tubby Smith double-bird via social media, saying inappropriate things, and let’s not forget this: playing with a selfishness on the court that could make you wince.

17. Trump Launches Commission to Investigate Voter Fraud -

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression, building upon his unsubstantiated claims that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election.

18. Last Word: Signs of Life in San Antonio, Steel & Rice and Marco Pave's Rap Opera -

The Grizz were down 19 to the Spurs at the end of the first half in Monday’s game two of the NBA playoff’s opening round – 26 earlier in the game -- and had it down to four at the point in the fourth quarter when Grit & Grind came back to life. It was a short if eventful and promising return to life with the Spurs winning 96 – 82. Game 3 Wednesday at the Forum. And Tigers basketball is well into an eventful off-season of Snapchat moments and “junior college” signings.

19. Markel Crawford Finally Arrives In His Redshirt Junior Year -

It’s a distinguished list of alumni that have gone from Melrose High School to play basketball at the University of Memphis: William Bedford, Larry Finch, Ronnie Robinson and Adonis Thomas. And yes, Markel Crawford planned to uphold that legacy.

20. Last Word: Laurelwood Lament, Fairgrounds Redux and Deeper on Crime -

Booksellers at Laurelwood made it through the Christmas shopping season but will close its doors in Laurelwood probably in February with the liquidation sale beginning Friday – as in this Friday.

21. Resetting the Bar -

David Fizdale is a first-time NBA head coach. Tubby Smith is a college coach with a Hall-of-Fame resume.

In Memphis, on the eve of the 2016-2017 NBA and college basketball seasons, they also share this in common: They are leaders that are worlds apart from their most immediate predecessors. Their mere presence, before the season even tips off, has changed the hopes, dreams and expectations for the city’s hoops fans.

22. Men Broke Key Race Barrier, Now Back on Vanderbilt Campus -

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Two men who helped integrate college basketball came back to Vanderbilt University last week to share provocative views on the pace of change, take up matters they rarely dared to address as students, and describe the racism they encountered on their journey – indignities they once endured in silence on the Southern campus.

23. Kilzer on a New Pulpit But Still Finding Sanctuary in Music -

“I died in Paris,” said John Kilzer, who spoke from the pulpit of Calvary Episcopal Church as part of the church’s annual Lenten Preaching Series.

The 50-something singer-songwriter and Methodist minister was telling the story of his spiritual death in November 1991 while on a European tour for Geffen Records and Peter Asher Management.

24. The Week Ahead: Nov. 23, 2015 -

How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly rundown of local happenings you need to know about, from The Peabody’s 36-foot dessert table to your potential (fingers-crossed, maybe not) last chance to see Paxton Lynch at the Liberty Bowl…

25. Vols Among NCAA’s Youngest Headed Into Sunday Opener -

KNOXVILLE – For better or worse, University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones won’t need to wait long to see the talent level of his highly touted freshman class.

Jones will find out Sunday night at 7 when the Vols play host to Utah State at Neyland Stadium. The Aggies will be an underdog – probably by a touchdown or so – and a trendy pick for some as an upset special.

26. Class-Action Status OK'd in Marlboro Lights Suit -

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge in Arkansas has granted class-action status to a lawsuit that claims Philip Morris USA deliberately exaggerated the safety of its Marlboro Lights cigarettes.

27. Hinte Expands Role At Second to Nunn -

Lowell Hinte has been promoted to account manager and designer at website- and branding-design company Second to Nunn Design. Hinte has served as a designer at S2N since 2009. In his expanded role, Hinte will ensure clients’ expectations are met on key projects regarding strategy, vision, quality and schedule.

28. GOP Politics Resemble 2008 In Tennessee -

This time around, leaders of the Tennessee Republican Party were convinced their choice in the Republican presidential contest would be a match with voters in the state’s presidential primary.

Four years ago, when former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee carried Shelby County and took the state, the party argued convincingly that the state’s second choice for the nomination – former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney – was a victim of the move of the Super Tuesday primaries to February.

29. Santorum Carries Shelby and State, Jackson Out As Clerk -

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum carried Shelby County and the state of Tennessee in the Tuesday, March 6, Republican Presidential primary.

And incumbent but suspended General Sessions Court Clerk Otis Jackson finished a poor third in a Democratic primary battle for the clerk’s office that was won by interim clerk Ed Stanton in the closest contest of the night over County Commission chairman Sidney Chism.

30. Santorum Carries Shelby In Early Vote - Stanton in Clerk's Race -

Early vote totals in Shelby County confirmed what happened across the state in the Republican presidential primary Tuesday, March 6.

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum took the early vote over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was third.

31. Primary Battle Starts Locally With Early Voting -

Early voting in the Tennessee presidential primary begins Wednesday, Feb. 15, but the Republican presidential contenders have Arizona and Michigan on their minds.

The early voting period in advance of the March 6 Election Day also includes a set of Shelby County primaries for General Sessions Court clerk, Shelby County district attorney general, property assessor and one Shelby County Commission seat. The winners in those primaries advance to the August county general election ballot.

32. Election Commission Website Causes Confusion -

The information was there somewhere on the www.shelbyvote.com website, Shelby County Election Commission staffers insist.

It was just somewhere that most politicos interested in basic information about the four countywide races on the March 6 primary ballot couldn’t find.

33. County Primary Ballot Set With 3 Exits and 2 DQs - One of the four sets of Shelby County primaries on the March 6 ballot was decided at the Thursday, Dec. 15, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot.

The Shelby County Election Commission Thursday certified 16 candidates in the two sets of primaries for four county offices and one independent candidate who advances automatically to the Aug. 2 county general elections.

34. Weirich and Ross Unopposed At Filing Deadline -

Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich appeared to have no opposition in the March GOP primary for the job as the county’s top prosecutor.

35. Weirich and Ross Unopposed At Filing Deadline -

Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich appeared to have no opposition in the March GOP primary for the job as the county’s top prosecutor.

36. Deadline Looms For Candidates In March Primaries -

There is the paperwork and there are the deadlines in politics. And then there are the campaigns that begin long before the paperwork or deadlines.

One group of candidates in the 2012 election cycle is approaching its first deadline Thursday, Dec. 8, at noon – the filing deadline for the March 6 county primaries.

37. Chism Vying With Jackson for Court Clerk -

With one week to the filing deadline, the race for General Sessions Court Clerk is the busiest of the four races to be decided next year in the March 6 county primaries and the Aug. 2 general elections.

38. Chism Vying With Jackson for GS Court Clerk -

With one week to the filing deadline, the race for General Sessions Court Clerk is the busiest of the four races to be decided next year in the March 6 county primaries and the Aug. 2 general elections.

39. Freedom Awards Expand for NCRM’s Anniversary -

The National Civil Rights Museum will honor 14 people and two civil rights organizations at its annual Freedom Awards in November.

The group of recipients is more than the usual three each year to mark the 20th anniversary of the museum opening on the site of the Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968.

40. Freedom Awards Expand for NCRM’s Anniversary -

The National Civil Rights Museum will honor 14 people and two civil rights organizations at its 20th annual Freedom Awards in November.

The group of recipients is more than the usual three each year to mark the 20th anniversary of the museum opening on the site of the Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968.

41. Events -

The International Business Council will hold its 2009 fall meeting today at 8 a.m. at The Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The theme of the event is “Memphis: The Crossroads of NAFTA.” Cost is $45 for Greater Memphis Chamber members and $60 for nonmembers. For tickets, call Brenda Montgomery at 543-3541.

42. Events -

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 nthomas@bakerdonelson.com.

43. Events -

Vaco Mid-South will host a continuing education seminar today at 8 a.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Topics of the event are “Fair Value Measurements,” “Goodwill and Intangible Asset Impairment” and “Extensible Business Reporting Language.” Cost is $75. To register, call Joe Fracchia or Justin Farmer at 333-2250.

44. More Minority Teachers Needed at Theology Schools -

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Minority teachers are underrepresented at theological schools and need more financial help and encouragement to become faculty, according to a prominent group of scholars dedicated to improving religious education.

45. Small Law Firms Brace Against Economic Storm -

Small boutique law firms and solo practices may be struggling in some ways during these economic times, but in general, most are weathering the economic storm, observers say.

How well a firm or solo attorney is doing certainly depends on the firm’s area of practice. Most attorneys do appear to be holding tight – and some even have had to hire additional support staff.

46. Local Boutique Firm Changes Name, Forms New Partnership -

The Law Firm of William M. Jeter PLLC has changed its name to Jeter and Nahmias PLLC as a result of a partnership between Bill Jeter and Adam Nahmias, a 15-year veteran of the law profession who joined the Jeter firm in January 2007.

47. Lawson Ponders Setting Record Straight About MLK and Memphis -

Forty years after he invited Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to come to Memphis in support of striking sanitation workers, the Rev. James Lawson now feels the need to correct some parts of the story that ended with King's assassination on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel.

48. Despite Recent Fire, Court Square Projects Move Forward -

As intense as it was, the Oct. 6 early morning blaze that damaged three Downtown buildings overlooking Court Square apparently didn't extinguish plans to transform them into a $45 million mixed-use development.

49. Archived Article: Events - Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University host the first Gandhi Nonviolence Conference Friday and Saturday

Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University host the first Gandhi Nonviolence Conference Friday and Saturday. The event is titl...

50. Archived Article: This Week - MBA Presents the Irving Younger Video Series

Shelby County Mayor Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Oct. 4

The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Multi-Million Dollar Club sponsors Professional Standards in the 21st Century from 9 a.m. to noon at Ge...

51. Archived Article: Comm Focus - Calvary series reaches out to city, area churches

Calvary series reaches out to city, area churches

By STACEY WIEDOWER

The Daily News

A long list of events, attractions and traditions have contributed to the history and character of Down...

52. Archived Article: Standout - A full life A full life By MARY DANDO The Daily News As Law Week 2002 approaches, Memphis oldest practicing lawyer reflects on a life dedicated to community and church affairs. Charles Metcalf Crump was born Oct. 9, 1913. His father, a cotton broker...

53. Archived Article: Calvary P - Calvary Lenten series hits stride Calvary Lenten series wraps up The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. takes the pulpit today as the 79th annual Calvary Lenten preaching series reaches an end Friday. Guest speakers from congregations across the nation will l...

54. Archived Article: Calvary P - Calvary Lenten series hits stride Calvary Lenten series nears end Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery, Idlewild Presbyterian Church senior pastor, takes the Calvary pulpit for two sermons as the 79th annual Calvary Lenten preaching series enters the home stre...

55. Archived Article: Calvary P - Calvary Lenten series hits stride Calvary Lenten series hits stride Dr. Kenneth A. Corr kicks off the first full week of Calvary Episcopal Churchs 79th annual Noonday Lenten Preaching series. Guest speakers from congregations across the nation will ...

56. Archived Article: Comm Focus - By JENNIFER MURLEY Calvary Lenten series takes center stage beginning Wednesday "Since times ancient, the Church has set aside a period of deep reflection and personal growth known to Christians throughout the world as the season of Lent. Calva...

57. Archived Article: Calvary - Calvary to celebrate 75th anniversary of Lenten series Calvary to celebrate 75th anniversary of Lenten series By DIANNA DEAREN The Daily News Calvary Episcopal Church will celebrate the 75th season of its Lenten preaching series this year with daily...

58. Archived Article: Back - Former Christ Methodist Former Christ Methodist pastor to speak at Calvary Calvary Episcopal Churchís Noonday Lenten Series kicks off the week with former Christ United Methodist senior pastor the Rev. Dr. Maxie D. Dunnam. Dunnam, now preside...