Memphis

Memphis Moments
6:07 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Annie Cook

There were many stories of heroism that arose out of the Yellow Fever outbreaks of the late 19th century, but none stand-out as much as the story of Annie Cook.

Read more
Behind the Headlines
4:45 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Radio Roundtable: Fighting Crime in the Mid-South

Bard Cole WKNO

What's the best way to combat crime in Memphis and the Mid-South?

Read more
Memphis Moments
6:05 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Elvis Presley's Death

For many Memphians of a certain age, August 16, 1977 was really “The Day the Music Died.” Elvis Aaron Presley died at his mansion, Graceland. 

A native of Tupelo, Elvis moved to Memphis as a teenager. After high school, he walked into Sun Studios to make a record for his mother, Gladys.

Sam Phillips heard him and realized that he had found a white singer with a black feel. Hits like “That's All Right Mama” and “Hound Dog” left the music world all shook up. And it's still shaking.

Read more
Behind the Headlines
4:45 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Radio Roundtable: Kriner Cash and John Aitken

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, the superintendents of the Memphis City and Shelby County Schools, Drs. Kriner Cash and John Aitken, discuss the final year before the merger of the two school systems.

Read more
Behind the Headlines
5:18 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

Radio Roundtable: The Municipal Elections and the Impact on the Unified School District

Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, moderates a discussion about the real impact of the August 2, 2012, municipal elections on the proposed Unified School District with panelists Billy Orgell, Chairman of the Unified School Board; Bill Dries, reporter for the Memphis Daily News; and Jackson Baker, from the Memphis Flyer.

Read more

Pages