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VOL. 117 | NO. 118 | Wednesday, June 18, 2003

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Khara Woods was the 2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship

Khara Woods was the 2002-2003 recipient of the John Paul Jones Journalism Scholarship at the University of Memphis. Woods, a 21-year-old senior journalism major, is the arts and entertainment editor of The Daily Helmsman. She said she is interested in working with the artistic aspects of newspapers, such as design.


Dr. Marty Carr, Methodist Healthcare chief of emergency services, received the Silver Beaver Award for outstanding volunteer service from the Boy Scouts of America Chickasaw Council. Carr is an assistant scoutmaster of Troop 34, medical staff member of both the National Scout Jamboree and the Kia Kima Scout Reservation and a member of the Council Camping Committee. He also coordinates physicians who provide free physicals to Chickasaw Council Scouts going to summer camp.


James F. Butler was appointed by Gov. Phil Bredesen to fill the vacant seat in the 26th Judicial District that includes Madison, Henderson and Chester counties. He succeeds Chancellor Joe Morris, who died April 27 following a heart attack. Butler is a senior partner in the law firm of Spragins, Barnett, Cobb & Butler in Jackson, Tenn. He is a retired colonel in the Judge Advocate General Corps and a former member of the Tennessee Army National Guard. He earned a bachelors degree from Lambuth University and a law degree from the University of Tennessee.


Jeanette Hollowell was awarded a certified premier properties specialist designation from Crye-Leike Inc. Hollowell works in Crye-Leikes Olive Branch, Miss., office. The award is given to real estate agents who show excellence in marketing higher priced and estate properties in the Memphis area.


Gov. Phil Bredesen made the following appointments to Tennessee boards and commissions: Dr. Phyllis Weaver, a pharmacist from Memphis, to the public health council; Mike Pearson, a farmer from Jackson, to the West Tennessee River Basin Authority; and Tabitha Dean, a University of Memphis student from Cordova, to the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth.

  Jerry Corless, a financial planner with Strategic Financial Partners, earned the certified financial planner designation. He met rigorous professional standards based on education, examination, experience and ethics in earning the designation.


Michael Kyle was named West Tennessee Association of Middle Schools 2003 Principal of the Year. Kyle has been the principal at Wooddale Middle School, 3467 Castleman St., since 1998. He has been in the Memphis City Schools as a teacher and administrator for 25 years.


Crye-Leike Inc. announced the following affiliate brokers joined during first quarter 2003: Trey Hayden III and Bill Schrader at Crye-Leike Commercial; Nancy Liebbe, Elizabeth Marchisio, Christine W. McBee, Suzanne Walls and William G. Whitman III at the East Memphis branch; Rick S. Baer, Georgianne Daws, Lynda Gray, John Paulsen, Eloise J. Phifer, Derek Shaw and Dennis Wozniak at the Germantown-Exeter branch; Cathy L. Connolly, Norma Donati, Robby Martin, Polly K. Sayres and Cheryl Spatig at the Germantown-Poplar branch; Alvin E. Clark, Tonya Covington, Constance Davis, Marion Haynes and Dianne Johnson at the Hickory Ridge branch; Maggie Armstrong, Brenda Bailey Blakley, Kimberly Cornish, Susan Edwards, Ann Haynes, Jenny Hollowell, Henry Maddox and George A. Wagner at the U.S. Highway 64-Houston Levee branch; Denise A. Ali; Paulette Armour, DeShon Ewan, Mike Jones, Donna Kelly, Patricia B. Lichterman, James C. Penny, Joe Renick, April S. Sanders, Bob Schubert and Caron D. Watkins at the Quail Hollow branch; Shirley Dozier, Berna D. Hillary, Gerry L. Matthews, Dora McGraw and Betty W. Tate at the Whitehaven branch; SirCrease D. Brooks, Stanley Engelberg, Theresa Freudenberg, Davy (Lee) Hale, Carla B. Hamilton, Thomas Hubbard, Tracye Lynn Peterson, Eric M. Stark and Vivian C. Watson at the Midtown branch; and Timothy Boone, Billie Edith Bryant, Paula Herron, Louise McBride, Tammie Miller and Mark S. Taylor at the Millington branch.


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PROPERTY SALES 91 293 13,051
MORTGAGES 58 168 8,171
BUILDING PERMITS 99 744 30,678
BANKRUPTCIES 34 156 6,220