Checking on the Arts
10:04 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Prison Stories IV - Elaine Blanchard

Elaine Blanchard

Prison Stories is Voices of the South's latest outreach program, providing a year-long writing and theatre intensive for women currently serving time in the Shelby County Prison System.  

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Behind the Headlines
8:21 am
Sat January 7, 2012

Radio Roundtable: The Passing of University of Memphis Coach Gene Bartow

Former Tigers Bastketball Coach Gene Bartow.

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: questions about minority hiring on the Electrolux project and the passing of Gene Bartow, former Memphis Tigers basketball coach.

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Behind the Headlines
7:57 am
Sat January 7, 2012

Radio Roundtable: Press Conference with Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton

Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton
City of Memphis

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, is joined by Les Smith and Lauren Lee of Fox 13 for a roundtable press conference with Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton.

Behind the Headlines
7:52 am
Sat January 7, 2012

Radio Roundtable: Millington Corruption Investigation and the Race for District Attorney

Behind the Headlines airs Friday evenings at 6:30 on WKNO / TV 10.
Bard Cole WKNO


This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: more problems surrounding the Millington corruption investigation, and Carol Chumney decides to run for District Attorney General.

Gangs in the City
7:30 am
Fri December 9, 2011

Knight Life Ministry Quietly Strives to Keep Young Men Out of Gangs

Second Presbyterian hosts Knight Life
Candice Ludlow

As WKNO continues its series “Gangs in the City,” recruitment into gangs – from the highly organized and established gangs to the more disorganized neighborhood sets – continues on the streets, in schools and through the media.  Eva Miller taught at Sheffield High, where many students live in abject poverty.  The former English teacher quietly continues her calling – that started 25 years ago.  It’s called Knight Life, a ministry that offers young people other options. 

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