Memphis

Memphis Moments
5:50 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

Baptist Memorial Hospital

The original Baptist Memorial Hospital, which opened in 1912.

Memphis has long been a center of medical care and training in the Mid-South. 

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Mid-South Features
5:48 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Jerry's Sno Cone: Not for Locals Only

Candice Ludlow

On hot summer days, like today, people line up at Wells Station and Reed in East Memphis to get a cool tasty treat.  Lines are often to the street outside the bright pink and turquoise building that used to be a Sinclair Gas Station.  You can still see remnants of the car wash here, but that’s from a long time ago because Jerry’s Sno Cone is in its forty-sixth year.

A Jerry’s Sno Cone is not your typical snow cone in a cone-shaped cup with a rounded scoop of ice one top.  No.  It’s served in a Styrofoam cup with a spoon. 

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Memphis Moments
5:50 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Marion Post Wolcott

On July 14, 1938, photographer Marion Post Wolcott was offered a job with the Farm Securities Administration.

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Checking on the Arts
2:05 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Prison Stories V

Prison Stories V 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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Commentary
7:40 am
Wed July 4, 2012

Does Education Really Need the Dough?

Marketing is my beat. Not education.

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