Tag Archives: Memphis

Concerns About Proposed Cell Tower Draws Large Crowd to Public Forum

A crowd estimated at between 60 to 100 guests gathered Friday evening, May 3rd at the First Baptist Church of Memphis to discuss a 300-foot tall cellular tower which has been proposed for construction on Lindell Street, just down the road from the facility. Local attorney Kevin Brown welcomed the community members to the event […]

Towering Over My House

I am writing this letter out of concern for the proposed 303-foot tower to be erected at 619 Lindell St. This proposed tower will stand the equivalent of a 30-story building. The tower will be able to be seen from all over the city limits of Memphis and surrounding areas. And at night, it’s FAA […]

Country View Store Offers ‘Head Start’ to Learning Where Food Comes From

Ask a child where his glass of milk came from and the likely answer will be the refrigerator. A little more in depth response possibly could be the grocery store. Last week the students of the Memphis Head Start program took that question one step further as part of a tour of the Burkholder Dairy […]

Neighbors Voicing Concerns About Proposed Cellular Tower Near Memphis

A legal publication announcing the proposal to construct a 300-foot tall cellular tower near the city limits of Memphis has several residents seeking further information on the project. In the April 4th edition of the Memphis Democrat, Wireless Investment Partnership, LLC announced an application for the installation of a (303’ AGL) 1100 ft AMSL Lattice […]

Concert, Barbecue, Auction Will Benefit Gospel Express Ministries

While Gospel Express Ministries has its roots on the East Coast, the national evangelistic ministry for prisoners continues to draw support from across the nation. Scotland County will once again show its support for the ministry with the annual barbecue fundraiser and benefit auction, scheduled for Friday, March 29th. The chicken barbecue will start at […]

Kendal Anderson to Receive $10,000 Award as One of U.S. Cellular’s The Future Of Good 16 Under 16 Recipients

Through The Future of Good program, U.S. Cellular has selected 16 young humanitarians under 16 for the inspirational acts of good they do in their communities. Among those individuals is Kendal Anderson of Memphis, who created a Community Lending Library in Legion Park. She is set to receive $10,000 from U.S. Cellular to further her […]

Scotland County Livestock ‘Weighing-In’ on Community’s Future With Major Renovation

Most building renovations involve revamping floor space,  updating fixtures and a covering it all up with a few coats of paint. That wasn’t the case at Scotland County Livestock, where the Blomme family literally took the roof off for a complete remodel of the livestock sale arena. “Fortunately we had some really good weather to […]

Memphis Shopko to Close as Part of Company’s Bankruptcy Filing

On Wednesday, January 16th, Shopko, a general merchandise store chain throughout the Central, Western and Pacific Northwest regions of the U.S., announced that it, along with its subsidiaries, has filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. As part of the announcement, Shopko released  the names […]

THIN MINTS TO THE RESCUE – Girl Scout Cookies Sales Are Underway

The beginning of January marks the start of every cookie connoisseur’s dream, the Girl Scout Cookie Program! Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri launched the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie season on Saturday, January 5, celebrating the largest financial investment in girls annually in the United States and a powerful entrepreneurship incubator for the next generation of […]

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 […]