Tag Archives: Memphis

Airport Hangar Rent Likely to Increase in Advanced of Proposed Upgrades

The price tag for a proposed new 12-unit T hangar complete at Briggs Smith Memorial Airport in Memphis has the City Council considering an immediate price hike for rental fees for the existing plane storage buildings. Project Manager Brian Garkie of Crawford, Murphy & Tilly Engineers and Consults, estimated the city’s match portion of a […]

Acclaimed Blues-Rock Guitarist, Vocalist Mike Zito Continues ‘First Class Life’ Tour With Stop in Memphis

2018 BMA “Blues Rock Artist of the Year” Mike Zito brings the “First Class Life” Tour, in support of his recently-released Ruf Records album of the same name, to Memphis on December 10th with a a performance at the Memphis VFW. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Year-end honors for First Class Life include a […]

Memphis to Host 37th Annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday

The 37th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at Memphis will be held Saturday, December 1st at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. A food stand will be open all day. Doughnuts and coffee will be available in the morning. Lunch will consist of […]

Judge Webber Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association

The Mizzou Alumni Association honored 14 distinguished faculty and alumni at the 51st annual Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony on November 9, including Judge E. Richard Webber. Judge E. Richard Webber, ’67, is among the six Mizzou alumni honored for their professional achievements and service to their community and alma mater. Judge Webber is a senior United State District Judge for […]

40+ Year Army Reserve Career Helps Long Be ‘Twice the Citizen’

Forty years ago, the Vietnam War had come to a close, ending the military draft. Still Dave Long wanted to do his part to serve his country, and thus began a lengthy career in the United States Army Reserve. My brother joined the Army in 1967 during Vietnam,” said Long. “His friends were being drafted […]

Downing House Museum Hosts 3rd Annual Evening at the Museum – A Candlelit Tour of the Past

The 3rd annual “Evening at the Museum – a Candlelit Tour of the Past” was held on October 19 and 20th at the Downing House Museum complex in Memphis. Local actors from the Memphis Community Players volunteered their time and talent to portray historical figures by narrating life stories to groups of patrons as they […]

Fall Blood Drive Collects 63 Units

The community fall blood drive for the American Red Cross was held on October 16th at the Memphis First Baptist Church. The drive drew in 60 willing donors, and because a number of people were able to donate double units that collect platelets and other important blood products, a total of 63 units were collected. […]

SCR-I Band Brings Home Top Honors From CMU Band Day in Fayette

Fayette – There’s only one day a year when thousands of talented high school musicians gather in Fayette, excited to prove how hard they’ve worked and battle it out for a win – Central Methodist University’s Band Day. Sponsored by CMU’s Swinney Conservatory of Music, the 54th annual competition took place on Saturday, October 13, […]

Local Red Cross Blood Drive Will be Part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood to support cancer patients and others. Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to undergo a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and multiple surgeries, […]

VFW Offering Youth Scholarships as Part of National Essay Contests

The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation.. If a student is a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you. Voice of Democracy: Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay […]