Man United ace Memphis Depay turns up to Netherlands duty in style

Man United ace Memphis Depay turns up to Netherlands duty in style

Memphis Depay reported for international duty with Netherlands on Monday looking like something straight out of a spaghetti western — albeit a high plains drifter with incredibly expensive taste. Appearing to have dipped into Clint Eastwood’s wardrobe before leaving the house, all Memphis was missing was a sun-scorched squint, a cigarillo and his trusty horse. Yeehaw! Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo &
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SCS to sue state of Tennessee

SCS to sue state of Tennessee

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Shelby County Schools is suing Tennessee. SCS said the state failed to provide enough money to the district to educate all students. SCS said funding currently falls short of the actual costs of offering students a quality education. SCS leaders are calling on the state to send more money to the district in order to properly prepare each and every student. District leaders are scheduled to hold a news conference to talk about the lawsuit. The conference will be at 11 a.m. Mo
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Capriccio Grill in Memphis Debuts Southern Lunch Menu

Capriccio Grill in Memphis Debuts Southern Lunch Menu

It’s not every day that a hotel restaurant becomes a must-eat for locals. But in the case of the venerable Peabody Hotel, attracting the local crowd has never been an issue. This downtown Memphis hotel — the site of that famed duck march — is home to the city’s only true French restaurant, Chez Philippe. And its Capriccio Grill — a more casual but no less yummy Italian steakhouse — has long been a welcome refuge to downtown visitors and locals alike. To appeal to th
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Car crashes into dealership, damages 2 Corvettes

Car crashes into dealership, damages 2 Corvettes

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – Police say a car drove into a car dealership on Gallatin Pike North, damaging two Corvettes. One Corvette was pushed into the showroom around 1:30 a.m. Monday, knocking out the door and the showroom window. The driver, who is in his 40s, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Police said they do not believe drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash, which remains under investigation. Copyright 2015 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved….
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The Tigers' Five Biggest Wins at the Liberty Bowl

The Tigers’ Five Biggest Wins at the Liberty Bowl

When the Memphis Tigers kick off this Saturday against Missouri State, the 51st season of college football at the Liberty Bowl will be underway. Which makes this the perfect time for a countdown of the Tigers’ five biggest home wins over their first half-century at the Fairgrounds. 5) October 10, 1987: Memphis State 13, #15 Alabama 10 The Tigers and Tide had met three previous times in the Eighties, with the cumulative score Alabama 109, Memphis State 22. The Tigers were 1-3 entering the game
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Deflategate settlement hearing to be held Monday

Deflategate settlement hearing to be held Monday

(CNN) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are expected back in court Monday. The two are slated to appear before a federal judge regarding Brady’s four-game suspension. The judge wants both sides in the case to settle the matter themselves. But if no deal is made, he plans to try and rule on the case by Friday. The NFL suspended Brady for knowing the Patriots used underinflated footballs in a playoff game earlier this year. Brady has denied invo
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Evanoff: Wages aren't rising in Memphis

Evanoff: Wages aren’t rising in Memphis

For weeks at a stretch, Andrew Bailey works as a Southern Towing deck hand, cooking, cleaning and handling tasks aboard a powerful towboat shoving strings of barges on the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi River. Pushing against wind, current and tide can consume a slow week on the water moving a load between New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, which made the suburban Memphis resident realize: “This kind of a job’s not for everyone,” So the idea of work on land and nights at home lured Bail
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Man shot multiple times in northeast Nashville

Man shot multiple times in northeast Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – A man is dead after being shot several times in northeast Nashville.  Officers responded to a home on the 2700 block of Oakwood Avenue around 4:30 a.m. Monday after receiving a call about shots being fired in the area. The person who lives at the house said the victim was found near the doorway. Police said they believe the man was shot somewhere nearby and then came to the house. The victim, who has not been identified by officials, was taken to Skyli
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Northwest Prep Academy

Northwest Prep Academy

Northwest Prep Academy Instructional Facilitator: Ms. Andrea Herenton 1266 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN  38104 Phone: (901) 416-4400 Fax: (901) 416-4683 School Hours 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Grades 9-12 SCS Prep Schools offer innovative, rich, rigorous and engaging programs designed to address the individual, the academic and the developmental needs of students. Prep Academy Home Page Last update completed by Web Content Manager Mrs. Ravettra Ford on 03/27/2015 at 11:19 a.m….
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Signal Flow PR finds niche while giving back

Signal Flow PR finds niche while giving back

As a music industry entrepreneur who has been served by the Church Health Center herself, it was a natural fit for Elizabeth Cawein to give a generous in-kind discount of her time and services to promote CHC’s upcoming benefit music festival Rock For Love 9. With a background in print journalism, Cawein always wanted to write and report on music, but found her passion for music publicity through her job as communications and development coordinator at the Memphis Music Foundation. After MMF m
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New 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman/Express Regular Cab

New 2015 RAM 1500 Tradesman/Express Regular Cab

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FedEx pilot union's executive council votes for labor contract

FedEx pilot union’s executive council votes for labor contract

FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) is inching closer to solidifying its new deal with the Air Line Pilots Association. The Air Line Pilots Association executive council has voted in favor of a tentative contract late Thursday. With this step passed, more than 4,000 pilots will now vote on the agreement. The ballot is scheduled to begin on Sept. 28 and end on Oct. 20. FedEx pilots make an average of more than $200,000 annually under the current contract. Details of the tentative agreement were not released.
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Memphis Grizzlies' Outlook for September

Memphis Grizzlies’ Outlook for September

  With the NBA’s offseason coming to a close, what will the month of September offer to fans of the Memphis Grizzlies in terms of team news? In what annually seems like an eternity, the NBA’s offseason is nearing an end. There is approximately one month until the beginning of training camp, which will lead directly into preseason play across the association. What can Grizz Nation expect in the upcoming month of September? Hint: It really will not be that slow for Grizz-related
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Robert Lipscomb suspended over criminal investigation

Robert Lipscomb suspended over criminal investigation

Memphis Housing and Community Development Director Robert Lipscomb has been suspended due to a criminal investigation. News broke of the investigation late Sunday night. According to the Fox13 Memphis, a former Memphian and Seattle resident alleged an improper sexual relationship with Lipscomb when he was a minor. “These allegations are extremely disturbing,” Wharton said in a statement issued by his office late Sunday night. “To ensure that we leave no stone unturned, in addition to refe
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Memphis faces PSV, Ibrahimovic back at Malmo: players & coaches set for

Memphis faces PSV, Ibrahimovic back at Malmo: players & coaches set for

Bayern Munich is in group F with Arsenal, Olympiacos and Dinamo. Speaking to BT Sport, Ferdinand tipped the blue army from the city of Manchester as the team to watch from England when the Champions league season kicks off. The winger said: “For us the most important thing is to play well in the group stage“. That always was certain, but now we know why. Hardly an easy group for Manuel Pellegrini’s charges. They also drew Ukrainian outfit, Shakhtar Donetsk and Malmo FF from S
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What we are working on Monday morning

What we are working on Monday morning

Good Monday morning! Here are some of the stories we’re working on for you this morning:  Memphians are fed up following a violent weekend. Now they are calling for change. Ten people were shot, One stabbed, two of them dead and all within a 24-hour time period. We’ll explain how some will be taking back their neighborhoods. Sexual allegations with a minor. That charge has been levied against the head of the Memphis Housing and Community Development. What we know so far and why M
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3261 Ridgemont Rd, Memphis, TN 38128

3261 Ridgemont Rd, Memphis, TN 38128

GreatSchools ratings give an overview of a school’s test results. The ratings are based on a comparison of test results for all schools in the state. Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries. Premier Agents specialize in this area and can assist you in seeing a home or answer your questions. Are you an agent looking for more exposure for yoursel
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Here Is Why Under Armour Will Be Big In Soccer

Here Is Why Under Armour Will Be Big In Soccer

Much has been said about Under Armour (NYSE:UA) and the company’s growth prospects. Just consider the strong growth of Under Armour’s footwear business. In the second quarter of 2015, total footwear sales increased 64.4% compared to the same period last year. NBA star player Stephen Curry was one of the most important drivers behind the company’s strong footwear sales. Curry, contracted to Under Armour, won the NBA title for the first time in his career. With basketball shoe sales rising fast,
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Suspect arrested for motor vehicle theft

Suspect arrested for motor vehicle theft

WAYNESBORO, MS (WDAM) – Waynesboro police arrested a man suspected of stealing a vehicle. According to the Waynesboro Police Department, Earnest Dewayne Bunch was apprehended by authorities after fleeing on foot into the swamp area South of South & Hough Streets near the Waynesboro area.  Authorities said Bunch was also wanted by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly stealing two Hunting Camps. Bunch is currently in the Wayne County Detention Center. Copyright 2015
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Film director Wes Craven dies at 76

Film director Wes Craven dies at 76

(RNN) – Film director Wes Craven has passed away Sunday after battling brain cancer, according to media reports. He was 76 years old. Craven is known for the horror film Nightmare on Elm Street, and the Scream movies. His family announced he died at his Los Angeles home. Craven’s five Nightmare on Elm Street films, which include the horrifying character Freddy Krueger, released from 1984-1989. The Scream franchise was also a box office success from 1996 to 201
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Free-Agency Tracker: Former Grizzlies' New Destinations

Free-Agency Tracker: Former Grizzlies’ New Destinations

  This offseason and Free-Agency period have been very busy, but where will former Memphis Grizzlies be playing next season? The NBA offseason is always special. There are tons of rumors, a plethora of moves, and for some players, new opportunities are opened. While the Memphis Grizzlies have retained their core group of veteran starters, they have watched many familiar players change teams–even if it is for more than a first-time move. Who has left the Grizz? Which former Grizzlies
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Several fire units battle Copiah County blaze

Several fire units battle Copiah County blaze

COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) – A structure fire in Copiah County had fire crews busy trying to contain it Sunday night. Officials with the Copiah County Sheriff’s Department said the fire, at 1027 St. Paul Road, was mostly contained around 10 p.m. We’re told it was a structure fire of a barn, with an apartment over the barn. Officials said no one was injured. We do not know the extent of the damage or what may have started the blaze. We’re told the Allen Fire Department, Smyrna Fir
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2015 Dodge Journey SE(877) 899-2060

2015 Dodge Journey SE(877) 899-2060

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Flights from Memphis to Belo Horizonte

Flights from Memphis to Belo Horizonte

Planning a trip is rarely straight forward, especially when searching for cheap deals. At Orbitz.com, we make it easier than anywhere else by providing you with guaranteed low prices. So if you are looking for Memphis to Belo Horizonte flights at low cost, you will not be disappointed. Regardless of your destination, we always provide you fantastic bargains for your trip, and that includes on hotels and even cruises. We offer budget air fares on flights from Memphis to Belo Horizonte so you can
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Aces' rally falls short; Memphis avoids sweep

Aces’ rally falls short; Memphis avoids sweep

Reno loads bases in ninth, but Memphis infield saves a 6-4 win. To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs The Reno Aces came up short in their bid to sweep the Memphis Redbirds in a 6-4 loss Sunday at Aces Ballpark. Trailing by three runs in the bottom of the ninth, the Aces rallied, but saw their comeback attempt end when Memphis shortstop Aledmys Diaz made a game-saving play. The Redbirds broke open a close game in the fifth. Memphis sent 10 b
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Man trapped inside house fire dies

Man trapped inside house fire dies

NEWTON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) –   A man is killed after being trapped inside a possible meth lab in Newton County.  It happened at 372 Tom Hughes Road in Lawrence. WTOK in Meridian reports that relatives said the 18-year-old was unable to escape the burning structure. We are told two firefighters were treated for pesticide exposure after entering the residence. Coroner Danny Shoemaker only identifies the victim as a black male. The body was sent to the state crime lab for a
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Lipscomb Suspended Over Seattle Sexual Allegations

Lipscomb Suspended Over Seattle Sexual Allegations

Robert Lipscomb, the city’s Housing and Community Development director, was relieved of duty Sunday, Aug. 30, by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton following a criminal complaint filed last week in Seattle, Washington alleging a past improper sexual relationship with a man who was a minor at the time. In a written statement Sunday evening, Wharton called the allegations “extremely disturbing.” He also said he and Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong talked by phone Friday with Lipsc
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MPD investigating alledged sexual crimes against housing director Robert Lipscomb

MPD investigating alledged sexual crimes against housing director Robert Lipscomb

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – City of Memphis Housing and Community Development Director Robert Lipscomb has been relieved of duty pending the results of a full investigation on him due to allegations of crimes. This began when a complaint was made against Lipscomb that said he had a sexual encounter with Lipscomb as a minor. The complainant, an adult male, spoke to Mayor A C Wharton and Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong via phone and made the complaint of the crimes. Mayor Whar
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After big sophomore season, Memphis' Paxton Lynch looking to live up to hype

After big sophomore season, Memphis’ Paxton Lynch looking to live up to hype

Paxton Lynch was one of the country’s most prolific passers for the Memphis Tigers last season, and that has the junior on the watch list of just about every major quarterback award that college football has to offer. Maxwell Award? Lynch’s name is in the mix. Unitas? He’s in the running for that one too. O’Brien? Of course. Manning? Yep. But, despite all that on the heels of a sophomore season that saw him pass for 3,031 yards and 22 touchdowns, the Trinity Christian product bel
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Annual Katrina blood drive exceeds expectations

Annual Katrina blood drive exceeds expectations

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – The American Red Cross commemorated the 10 year anniversary of Katrina with a weekend-long blood drive. A Red Cross spokesman says the big blood drive could not have come at a better time for this region. The old Champs store in Edgewater Mall was set up like a makeshift clinic. Some made appointments, others just walked in with a will to give blood as a way to commemorate Hurricane Katrina. “It’s one of those milestone markers that just kind of makes us reflect as we
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'Addams Family' leads Ostrander Awards in Memphis

‘Addams Family’ leads Ostrander Awards in Memphis

The 32nd annual Ostrander Awards were handed out Sunday with the kooky, spooky, ooky musical “The Addams Family” leading the way in seven categories for the Theatre Memphis production. The celebration of the best of Memphis theater also saw Playhouse on the Square’s production of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me, Kate” win in five categories. It was an especially satisfying night for Cecelia Wingate, who won for her direction of “The Addams Family” and also
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BREAKING: Infant kiled in car crash on I-240 Westbound near Walnut Grove

BREAKING: Infant kiled in car crash on I-240 Westbound near Walnut Grove

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) – – The Memphis Police department is investigating a crash that killed an infant and sent 5 others to the hospital. The crash happened at 8:30 Sunday night on I-240 Westbound north of Walnut Grove. A preliminary investigation revealed a vehicle had stalled on the interstate and was hit by another vehicle. Four people were taken to Regional One in critical condition. A juvenile was taken to Le Bonheur and in an infant was pronounced dead at Baptist Hospital. Stay with Go
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Bolton: Skeletal remains found in abandoned house

Bolton: Skeletal remains found in abandoned house

BOLTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department is investigating skeletal remains that were found earlier Sunday in an abandoned house. At this time information is limited, but here is what we know.  Hinds County Sheriff’s Department spokesman, Othor Cain said deputies were on the scene around 12:15 p.m. Sunday at an abandoned house on East Cox Ferry Road in Bolton. Cain said deputies discovered what appeared to be a human skull in black electrical tape and w
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Arrest made in Craigslist robbery in Memphis

Arrest made in Craigslist robbery in Memphis

Police arrested a woman Sunday in connection with a Craigslist scam that turned into a robbery. Police say Bryant lured a man to Memphis Aug. 18 to buy a car he posted on Craigslist. A man contacted a woman named “Stephanie” about wanting to buy a 2013 Dodge Charger. The man came to Memphis and the woman picked him up at the airport. The woman who called herself Stephanie took him to a parking lot at 3251 Airways Blvd., where two men were waiting for him inside the car, police said.
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Redbirds open final home series Monday

Redbirds open final home series Monday

It’s last call for the Redbirds this week, when they end their regular home schedule with four games against New Orleans at AutoZone Park. Barring a Memphis miracle or a Round Rock meltdown, the Redbirds’ season will end. In a sense, the Redbirds will celebrate the change of seasons, honoring the Grizzlies with Grit & Grind Night on Monday evening. The Redbirds and Grindfather Tony Allen, who’ll throw the first pitch, will auction off their special Beale Street Blue-and-Go
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Blankenship brings fresh ideas to Tiger staff

Blankenship brings fresh ideas to Tiger staff

In the months after he was fired at Tulsa, Bill Blankenship took a trip. He calls it his coaching sabbatical tour. He hopped from school to school, spending time with fellow coaches and old friends. One of his stops, in the weeks leading up to the Miami Beach Bowl, was Memphis. It always seemed like a natural fit. Blankenship, after all, had coached Justin Fuente at Union High School in Tulsa in the early 1990s. Fuente, now the head coach at the University of Memphis, has always considered Blan
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Dozens march against violence in Downtown Memphis

Dozens march against violence in Downtown Memphis

DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) – After a string of weekend shootings, several local religious communities stood united against violence Sunday afternoon outside the National Civil Rights Museum. One by one, men, women and children dressed in white filled up civil plaza downtown, each of their lives in some way touched by gun violence. “It’s so emotional for us all to come together, one of my cousins was shot several times, his attempted killer is still on the loose,” Tamika Broabnax
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Redbirds Snap Aces' Winning Streak

Redbirds Snap Aces’ Winning Streak

RENO – The Reno Aces (@Aces) came up short in their bid to sweep the Memphis Redbirds in a 6-4 loss Sunday afternoon at Aces Ballpark. Trailing by three runs into the bottom of the ninth inning, the Aces rallied only to see their comeback attempt come to a halt when Memphis shortstop Aledmys Diaz made a game-saving play. The Redbirds put the Aces in an early hole when they plated a pair of runs in the second inning. With one out and Anthony Garcia at second, Jacob Wilson lined a single back u
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Memphis woman teaches Girl Scout troop life skills

Memphis woman teaches Girl Scout troop life skills

The Pink Eagles are like a Woman Scouts troop created only for Memphis. For the previous seven years, the nonprofit has helped space women ages 5 to 19 construct self-confidence, management expertise and monetary literacy. The weekly conferences and seasonal occasions are free for the members because of the management of founder Loretta McNary. Her efforts with Pink Eagles have proven greater than 500 women the best way to soar. Each woman that has graduated highschool whereas in this system ha
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Region 8 reacts to open carry decision

Region 8 reacts to open carry decision

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – People in Region 8 gave their opinion Sunday on Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s decision on open carry in Arkansas. Each opinion varied and half were for the decision and half were against. Some explained the decision fell in line with the Second Amendment and there shouldn’t be something there to take the right away from gun owners. Those against said there were too many factors involved and could pose a threat to others. Peny Hinson is a mother in Jo
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Gun safety a priority at Greenwings event

Gun safety a priority at Greenwings event

GREENE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – The Paragould chapter of Ducks Unlimited held the 23rd annual Greenwings event Sunday afternoon to help teach gun safety. The event was for kids from around the area to come out and enjoy themselves with a couple of weeks of school behind them. Keith Futrell, the chairman of Arkansas Youth and Varsity Education, said the Paragould chapter is successful each year with this event. He said people have attended the Greenwings event from as far as Tennessee. He explained w
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Hundreds wear white and march for peace in Memphis

Hundreds wear white and march for peace in Memphis

They walked under the scorching sun chanting, “No more violence. We want peace.” The sea of marchers, dressed in white, walked from City Hall to the National Civil Rights Museum Sunday afternoon demanding an end to violence. “Our gathering is bigger than one incident. It’s bigger than one neighborhood,” Rev. Earle Fisher of Abyssinian Missionary Baptist Church told hundreds gathered outside the museum. “We stand here together against a system that makes it to
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Teenage girls mentor group comes to Clarksville

Teenage girls mentor group comes to Clarksville

Beautiful Spirited Women coming to Clarksville from Memphis, seeks to empower young women To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A non-profit organization that seeks to empower young women and teach them the importance of “being a blessing to someone else,” is launching in Clarksville. “The purpose of my organization is to uplift the teenage girls, build their self-esteem, motivate them, be big sisters and mentors
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'Chef Jenn' To Serve Up Small-Biz Tips

‘Chef Jenn’ To Serve Up Small-Biz Tips

Her brand name, “Chef Jenn,” suggests she is running a restaurant. So does her background. Jennifer McCullough not only graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree and the University of Colorado Denver with a Master of Arts, but also from the Culinary School of the Rockies. And sure enough, the Memphis native worked three months in a fancy French restaurant in Denver – and she hated it. “At culinary school they don’t teach you that there’s so many things you ca
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Memphis shooting suspect found in attic in Indianapolis

Memphis shooting suspect found in attic in Indianapolis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal agents say a man wanted in connection with a shooting in Memphis has been found hiding in an attic in Indiana. U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Seth Bruce says Dyterious Owens was arrested Wednesday on an attempted murder charge and 14 counts of aggravated assault. Bruce says several people were inside homes that were sprayed by bullets on July 26 in Memphis. One person was shot. The marshals service says the suspect was tracked to Indianapolis, where he was found
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Right at Home: Decor goes global at the NY Now show

Right at Home: Decor goes global at the NY Now show

This photo provided by Ayadeena shows a pillow from the women’s craft collective in Jordan, that was an award finalist at this August’s NY Now show in New York. Their Indian silk and French cotton pillows are intricately hand sewn by women restricted from the workplace because of family obligations, poverty or cultural mores. The organization provides them an opportunity to practice their creative art and become more financially independent. (Sabri Hakim/Ayadeena via AP) This photo provided
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Dollar General to be built in Memphis

Dollar General to be built in Memphis

Already a subscriber, but don’t have a login? Dollar General to be built in Memphis next spring, preliminary talks in Port Sanilac about store as well To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Dollar General, 1186 Gratiot Boulevard in Marysville. (Photo: JEFFREY M. SMITH / TIMES HERALD) The doors will open to the public with 100 days of construction starting, said Memphis Mayor Larry Wilson. In a one-square mile city with a population of about 1
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Lakeshore Baptist Church dedicates new sanctuary

Lakeshore Baptist Church dedicates new sanctuary

BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) – Lakeshore Baptist Church in Bay St. Louis celebrated a huge milestone Sunday morning with a dedication service. The church’s campus was leveled by Hurricane Katrina. Ten years and a day later the brand new sanctuary officially opened for worship. Pastor Don Elbourne will never forget the drive back to the Coast less than a week after the devastating storm roared through. “First thing we saw of the church building was the gabled end of the old building in a f
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When Did We Stop New Thinking?

When Did We Stop New Thinking?

Human evolution is a complex topic. Personal growth may be more perplexing even to the best psychologists. The theme that really defies reason is when a whole organization or market segment falls into the trap of formal rigidity, as in “it’s just the way it is.” Accepting life as it is, accepting your job as it is, accepting the function of an organization as it exists today is not only lazy but dangerous. Life, work cultures, the market and technology are too dynamic to be th
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Memphis IT Firm NexTek Keeps An Eye Toward Next Big Thing

Memphis IT Firm NexTek Keeps An Eye Toward Next Big Thing

NexTek does all the work of a traditional information technology department through virtual networks. Instead of having expensive, in-house servers, small- to mid-sized businesses can turn to NexTek for data management, email hosting and computer and network support – all accomplished remotely with cloud-computing services. “We’re on our third- or fourth-generation cloud offering,” Randall said. “What we do is a little bit different because we take everything a customer does day to da
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Sen. Alexander: Cut Red Tape for College Entry

Sen. Alexander: Cut Red Tape for College Entry

MCMINVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander met with administrators from colleges around the state Thursday, Aug. 27, at a roundtable discussion at Motlow State Community College to discuss ways to simplify financial aid. Alexander, R-Tennessee, and Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, are sponsors of a bill to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act would cut down the list of FAFSA questions. Alexander said h
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Cooper-Young City Market Opens, More On the Way

Cooper-Young City Market Opens, More On the Way

A new grocery store and deli has now opened its doors in Cooper-Young. City Market’s second location, outside of its original Downtown spot, is now up and running, a result that stems from owners Sunny and Hamida Mandani developing their initial interest in the neighborhood toward the end of 2014. They signed their lease for 836 S. Cooper St., at the corner of Cooper and Evelyn Avenue, late last year. And they’re not done expanding the City Market brand around Memphis. “We&rsq
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