At a Glance for Oct. 29, 2015


Options abound for area children on Halloween

Looking for some trick-or-treat alternatives? See our separate story with details.

Lifeblood sets dates for blood drives next week

  • Lifeblood has announced its upcoming Mid-South blood drives for next week. They include:
  • Nov. 1, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 8151 Poplar Ave., Germantown. Hours: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Nov. 1, Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 918 Looney, Memphis. Hours: noon-3 p.m.
  • Nov. 1, Christ the King Catholic Church, 785 Church Rd. West, Southaven, Miss. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Nov. 2, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 8 South Dunlap, Memphis. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Nov. 3, Helena Regional Medical Center, 1801 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Helena, Ark. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Nov. 4, MicroPort Orthopedics, 5677 Airline Road, Arlington. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Nov. 6, Brighton High School, 8045 Hwy 51 South, Brighton. Hours: 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 7, White Station Church of Christ, 5433 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Pups in need of food at Bartlett Animal Shelter

save-a-shelter-petThis time of year, people are looking for good causes to support with donations. We saw on social media that the Bartlett Animal Shelter is currently in need of dog food, so we reached out to them for their complete wish list. See details in our separate article.

Donors get a receipt so they can claim the deduction on their taxes. For questions, call (901) 385-6484 or visit the shelter at 5220 Shelter Run Lane, Bartlett. See the department’s web page at