Daily Archives: June 11, 2020

Christians: Call on God for help with troubles

We are not even halfway into the year, and our nation has already suffered more stress and tribulation than I have ever seen. As...

Latest round of Mid-South’s coronavirus relief funding totals $333K

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Community Foundation announced Friday the final distribution in its first, rapid-relief grant round from the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund. This...

Bartlett Historical Society examines 1950s styles

The Bartlett Historical Society adapted to the coronavirus era for its May 8 meeting, with all wearing face masks. The gathering at the Gotten...

Let’s go out to the movies to rank my favorite chick flicks

What is a “chick flick”? The Urban Dictionary defines it as a film that indulges in the hopes and dreams of women and/or girls. A...

Amid COVID-19 recovery: Is the economy back?

While it is no secret that we must still be very cautious about COVID-19, with new cases reported in some counties weekly I am...

Shelby County launches new online permit and payment system

Shelby County was already working on a new online permit and payment system when COVID-19 forced many businesses and government offices to close temporarily...

Horoscopes

These horoscopes are for the week of June 14-20, 2020. ARIES (March 21–April 20): Aries, you may feel like giving a romantic partner an ultimatum...

Shelby County grand jury indicts 6 in fatal shootings

Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich has announced updates in these cases. Man indicted in fatal lounge shooting A 22-year-old man has been indicted on...

Container gardening saves water, minimizes weeding

It is not too late to plant up some pots for a splash of color in your garden. Here are a few ideas to...

Coronavirus-related news roundup

Still in Phase 2, health department says Shelby County will stay in Phase 2 of the reopening plan at least until June 15, according to...

Local college students earn academic honors, graduate

Colleges and universities have released lists of Shelby County graduates and academic honorees for the spring 2020 semester. Graduations Terrell DeVante Jackson of Memphis graduated in...

Bartlett Police Reports

The Bartlett Police Report for the period of June 1-7, 2020, lists the most notable crimes for that period as reported by the Bartlett...