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WREG-TV Memphis
Report: Bernal Smith, publisher of Tri-State Defender, diesthe TSD said. The Tri-State Defender has been covering the news and issues tha
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 hours ago
the TSD said. The Tri-State Defender has been covering the news and issues that are important to African-Americans in the Mid-South since 1951. Smith took over as publisher in 2010. According to Smith’s LinkedIn profile, he was a graduate of... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Storms Likely First of the WeekHowever, a change in the weather is coming for the first of the week. A low pr
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
However, a change in the weather is coming for the first of the week. A low pressure system will be developing over the Mid-South on Monday and moving into the Tennessee River Valley in the afternoon. Clouds will increase across the Midlands... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
WREG rides along with West Tennessee Violent Crime and Drug Task ForceMEMPHIS, Tenn. — WREG got a first-hand look at what's being done to get drugs o
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — WREG got a first-hand look at what's being done to get drugs off the roads in the Mid-South. In late September agents with the West Tennessee Violent Crime and Drug Task Force recovered 44 pounds of cocaine from a vehicle on... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Little Rock drops out of Amazon headquarters pursuitLittle Rock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In Amazon’s h
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
Little Rock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In Amazon’s hunt for another headquarters site, another Mid-South city has bitten the dist. Little Rock, Arkansas’ capital city, is pre-emptively rejecting its long-shot bid to... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Undercover operation nets Mid-South organized theft ringMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A long-term undercover operation into an organized theft ring
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A long-term undercover operation into an organized theft ring in the Mid-South has led to numerous arrests, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office announced on Thursday. During a news conference, authorities revealed agents from various... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
THE WEEKEND TENsavory creations compete for prizes at the Arkansas Cornbread Festival, 11 a.m.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
savory creations compete for prizes at the Arkansas Cornbread Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Little Rock's South Main Street district, centered on the Bernice Garden, 1401 Main St. In addition to the cornbread competition, musicians... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Daughter suing Ashton Place nursing home over father’s death: “Something has to happen”of this facility," attorney Parke Morris said. "This is one of the worst nursin
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
of this facility," attorney Parke Morris said. "This is one of the worst nursing homes not just in Memphis but the entire Mid-South area. It's understaffed, the staff don’t have enough supplies and they're incapable of responding in timely... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Mid-South woman accused of impersonating FBI agent, stealing over $300KA Mid-South woman was indicted for stealing money and impersonating an FBI agen
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
A Mid-South woman was indicted for stealing money and impersonating an FBI agent while working as a bookkeeper. Krystle Sheals, from Marion, Arkansas, served as a bookkeeper for Nichols Fire and Security in Memphis. While doing so, investigators... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Study reveals most popular Halloween candy in each stateand the data shows nearly every state has their own favorite, based on the poun
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
and the data shows nearly every state has their own favorite, based on the pounds they purchase each year. The three Mid-South states had drastically different results: Tootsie Pops (24,783 pounds) Jolly Ranchers (22,983 pounds) Tennessee... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
A Community Voice hosting a housing, jobs, and health fair to help potential homeownersA Community Voice and Southern United Neighborhoods is hosting A Community Voic
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
A Community Voice and Southern United Neighborhoods is hosting A Community Voice Housing, Jobs, and Health Fair. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Allen P. August Multipurpose Center located at 2001 Moeling... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Police, landowner baffled by pecan thievesMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mid-South man says thieves are taking away his source of inc
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mid-South man says thieves are taking away his source of income off land that's been in his family for nearly a century. Will Henry Quinn Jr. told WREG he pays for the property by growing and selling pecans, but people have been... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Firing up your furnace this fall? Follow these safety tipsMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Many people are welcoming these cooler temperatures in the Mid
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 5 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Many people are welcoming these cooler temperatures in the Mid-South, but they're also a good reminder to make sure you're prepared for the dangers that can come with them — including fires. Local HVAC companies are starting to see... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga Music Club Holiday Spectacular Features Organist Staisiunaschurch and stage played on the auditorium's famous Mighty Austin Pipe Organ. M
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
church and stage played on the auditorium's famous Mighty Austin Pipe Organ. Mr. Staisiunas will be joined by the 65 piece Mid-South Band led by Jim Souders , and the Chattanooga Christian Concert Choir directed by Paul Faulkner. The evening will... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Man says pecan thieves stealing his family’s land legacyMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mid-South man is fighting to keep land that's been in his fa
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 5 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mid-South man is fighting to keep land that's been in his family for nearly 100 years. He pays for it by growing and selling pecans, but people are stealing them. Will Henry Quinn Jr. has been growing and selling pecans for 27... Read more
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WALB Albany
Huge So. GA prison drug ring bustedAdministration Macon Division; GBI Sylvester, Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office,
WALB Albany / Posted 5 days ago
Administration Macon Division; GBI Sylvester, Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office, Tift County Sheriff’s Office, and Mid South Narcotics Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Leah E. McEwen prosecuted the case for the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Huge So. GA prison drug ring bustedAdministration Macon Division; GBI Sylvester, Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office,
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
Administration Macon Division; GBI Sylvester, Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office, Tift County Sheriff’s Office, and Mid South Narcotics Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Leah E. McEwen prosecuted the case for the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Great Central ShakeOut to help Mid-South prepare for earthquakesNASHVILLE, Tenn. — Several states including those right here in the Mid-South w
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 5 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Several states including those right here in the Mid-South will be participating in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut this week to raise awareness about preparing for earthquakes. Patrick Sheehan, the director of the Tennessee... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Top-class performances at Suffolk Schools Area Cross Country Championshipsother age group races were split into two regions, with the North and West comp
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
other age group races were split into two regions, with the North and West competing together in the morning, and the Mid and South in the afternoon. The top three in the senior boys' race, from left: Alex Tripp (third), Tom Adams (winner)... Read more
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Carroll County News
Chamber's Antique Auto Festival benefits ECHO Clinichave agreed to send the full group next year, Dillow said, with more than 100 c
Carroll County News / Posted 5 days ago
have agreed to send the full group next year, Dillow said, with more than 100 cars. �We hope to be one of the foremost Mid-South car shows,� Dillow said. �That�s the goal.� The festival is improving, Miller said, despite some of its problems... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Kevin Hart coming to Landers CenterComedian Kevin Hart is making his way to the Mid-South this winter. Hart's Irr
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
Comedian Kevin Hart is making his way to the Mid-South this winter. Hart's Irresponsible Tour will come through Landers Center in Southaven on January 14, 2018. It's one of 16 shows the comedian will host when he kicks off his tour in Orlando on... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Jim Ross' 'Slobberknocker' tells stories of a life in wrestlingRoss believe they had fallen asleep at the wheel, persuading “J.R.” to do most
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Ross believe they had fallen asleep at the wheel, persuading “J.R.” to do most of the driving on early road trips in the Mid-South Wrestling territory. Vince McMahon once (for lack of a better word) stunk up a car while Ross was riding shotgun,... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
USDA accepting applications for conservation projectsprojects. Those projects include the following: Little Red River Improvement
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 6 days ago
projects. Those projects include the following: Little Red River Improvement Project – a portion of White County; and Mid-South Graduated Water Stewardship Program – portions of Arkansas, Ashley, Chicot, Clay, Conway, Craighead, Crittenden,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
SCSO warns of reoccurring jury duty scamMEMPHIS, Tenn. — People across the Mid-South have been getting calls for years
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 6 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — People across the Mid-South have been getting calls for years from a fake deputy saying you are going to jail for skipping out on jury duty unless you pay up. Don Stephens got the call on Friday from a man who identified himself as... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Special card will improve communication for deaf people during traffic stopto communicate with officers. Deaf Connect in Memphis is now working to preven
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
to communicate with officers. Deaf Connect in Memphis is now working to prevent a similar incident from happening in the Mid-South. Summer Chappell serves as director of community services for Deaf Connect. Growing up with a deaf mother,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Small earthquake shakes Mid-SouthUSGS map shows the earthquake's location near Manila, Arkansas MEMPHIS, Tenn.
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
USGS map shows the earthquake's location near Manila, Arkansas MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A small earthquake shook the Mid-South around 5:15 this morning. There are no reports of damage. The USGS says the quake measured a magnitude 3.7 and was centered near... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Special card will improve communication for deaf people during traffic stopto communicate with officers. Deaf Connect in Memphis is now working to preven
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 days ago
to communicate with officers. Deaf Connect in Memphis is now working to prevent a similar incident from happening in the Mid-South. Summer Chappell serves as director of community services for Deaf Connect. Growing up with a deaf mother,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Forecasters say odds long for mild winterin the La Nina effect -- the cooling of waters in the equatorial Pacific Ocean
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
in the La Nina effect -- the cooling of waters in the equatorial Pacific Ocean that affect weather patterns in the southern United States -- and the polar vortex -- a pocket of icy air over the polar region that sometimes is displaced into... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Jury duty scam targeting Mid-Southerners againGERMANTOWN, Tenn. – A Mid-South father says his daughter was almost the latest
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. – A Mid-South father says his daughter was almost the latest victim of a scam that’s been targeting people across the area for years. He admits even he fell for it at first, and he’s not the only one. Here’s how it works: Someone... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
44 pounds of cocaine seized in the Mid-South after traffic stopWest Tennessee Violent Crime and Drug Task Force. He said unfortunately just l
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 9 days ago
West Tennessee Violent Crime and Drug Task Force. He said unfortunately just like trucking goods, moving drugs through the Mid-South is common. The Task Force made up of specially trained officers from agents across the Mid-South work together and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Family alleges firm liable in Realtor death40-year-old company, founded in Memphis, is the fifth-largest real estate compa
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
40-year-old company, founded in Memphis, is the fifth-largest real estate company in the nation, operates in nine mid-South states and Puerto Rico, with 21 offices in Arkansas. Another four offices are franchises. Experts have said... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
MPD denies having ‘hazard list’ as activists demand man’s name be removedkeep a list. Since filing the internal affairs complaint and allegedly being p
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
keep a list. Since filing the internal affairs complaint and allegedly being put on a “hazard list,” Paul Garner of the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center said Johnson has had to live in fear. “Four squad cars with lights blazing arrived in... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
900 volunteers help Mid-South hospitals prepare for active shootercan happen at any time. You never know, and you need to be prepped for it,” sai
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 11 days ago
can happen at any time. You never know, and you need to be prepped for it,” said Shauna Jurica, a nursing student at Southwest Tennessee Community College. The Mid-South Emergency Planning Coalition and the Shelby County Health Department... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Regions Bank Names New Members To Board of Directors for North Mississippiexisting board members Jimmy Brown (Chairman of the Board, retired, Regions Are
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 11 days ago
existing board members Jimmy Brown (Chairman of the Board, retired, Regions Area President); Clarence Chapman (Developer-Mid South Housing Development); William Eshee (Retired, Professor, Mississippi State University and Chancery Court Judge);... Read more
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give me sport
Reason WWE decided to have Kalisto win the Cruiserweight Title on Raw [PWI]Kalisto © vs. Enzo Amore --- Singles Match: Asuka vs. Emma In 2006, Kalisto m
give me sport / Posted 12 days ago
Kalisto © vs. Enzo Amore --- Singles Match: Asuka vs. Emma In 2006, Kalisto made his professional wrestling debut on the Midwestern United States independent circuit by working under a mask and the ring name Samuray del Sol. After establishing... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jessica Chambersalmost set to begin. The murder trial of the man accused of killing 19-year-ol
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 days ago
almost set to begin. The murder trial of the man accused of killing 19-year-old is almost set to begin. Mid-South preparing for another high-profile murder trialMid-South preparing for another high-profile murder trial Jessica... Read more
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The Forward
Can A Jew Snatch Bob Corker’s Seat In Deep-Red Tennessee?senses? Resigning from a comfortable partnership in one of Nashville’s top law
The Forward / Posted 13 days ago
senses? Resigning from a comfortable partnership in one of Nashville’s top law firms? And to run for the U.S. Senate in a Mid-South Bible Belt state as a Jew, married to a rabbi—and, maybe tougher—as a progressive Democrat? Sitting in an... Read more
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The Forward
Can A Jew Snatch Bob Corker’s Seat In Deep-Red Tennessee?senses? Resigning from a comfortable partnership in one of Nashville’s top law
The Forward / Posted 13 days ago
senses? Resigning from a comfortable partnership in one of Nashville’s top law firms? And to run for the U.S. Senate in a Mid-South Bible Belt state as a Jew, married to a rabbi—and, maybe tougher—as a progressive Democrat? Sitting in an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State college enrollment down 1.8% since last fallof the state's 22 public community colleges saw one-year increases between the
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
of the state's 22 public community colleges saw one-year increases between the fall of 2016 and this fall, with Southern Arkansas University Tech in Camden seeing a 30.8 percent increase, the highest among its peers. Arkansas State... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A Wayward Weed Killer Divides Farm Communities, Harms Wildlifea real disaster," Wildy says. His voice sounds tired. Wildy is well-known in A
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
a real disaster," Wildy says. His voice sounds tired. Wildy is well-known in Arkansas's farming community. He was named Southeast Farmer of the Year in 2016. This year, he planted the same soybeans that he has in previous years, not the new... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Wayward Weed Killer Divides Farm Communities, Harms Wildlifea real disaster," Wildy says. His voice sounds tired. Wildy is well-known in A
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
a real disaster," Wildy says. His voice sounds tired. Wildy is well-known in Arkansas's farming community. He was named Southeast Farmer of the Year in 2016. This year, he planted the same soybeans that he has in previous years, not the new... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
7,000 flooded cars are on the roads or for sale in MississippiCarfax can only do so much," said Joyce. That being said, CarFax.com actually
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 17 days ago
Carfax can only do so much," said Joyce. That being said, CarFax.com actually researched car tags and found in the Mid South, nearly 17,000 flooded vehicles are either on the roads right now, or being sold by private sellers or in car... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
B-17 bomber comes to Mid-South as living museumThe Madras Maiden, a restored WWII B-17 flying fortress bomber, will be flying
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 days ago
The Madras Maiden, a restored WWII B-17 flying fortress bomber, will be flying high over the Mid-South on Monday, October 9th and call Olive Branch Airport home for the next week. Madras Maiden is a living museum that the public is invited to come... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Tourism Round Up: Fall Festivals– Moonshine Daze is a light-hearted and entertaining heritage celebration in do
The Chattanoogan / Posted 17 days ago
– Moonshine Daze is a light-hearted and entertaining heritage celebration in downtown Celina. Mount Pleasant – The Mid-South BBQ Festival is KCBS sanctioned and includes a classic car show, entertainment, art and crafts vendors, a Kid’s... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Final day of Go Jim Go’s 2017 ride runs across Memphis and Shelby Countya balloon which was then released, signifying that the Le Bonheur would never b
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 18 days ago
a balloon which was then released, signifying that the Le Bonheur would never be closed to the children and families of the Mid-South. From the ordinary bumps and sniffles of childhood to its most life-altering extremes, Le Bonheur Children’s is... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Legendary Memphis wrestling commentator Lance Russell dieswrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of th
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 19 days ago
wrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of the ring for Monday night matches at the Mid-South Coliseum. Russell even gave WMC's Chief Meteorologist Emeritus Dave Brown his start at WHBQ and his chance at... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Legendary Memphis wrestling commentator Lance Russell dieswrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of th
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
wrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of the ring for Monday night matches at the Mid-South Coliseum. Russell even gave WMC's Chief Meteorologist Emeritus Dave Brown his start at WHBQ and his chance at... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Legendary Memphis wrestling commentator Lance Russell dieswrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of th
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
wrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of the ring for Monday night matches at the Mid-South Coliseum. Russell even gave WMC's Chief Meteorologist Emeritus Dave Brown his start at WHBQ and his chance at... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Legendary Memphis wrestling commentator Lance Russell dieswrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of th
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 19 days ago
wrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of the ring for Monday night matches at the Mid-South Coliseum. Russell even gave WMC's Chief Meteorologist Emeritus Dave Brown his start at WHBQ and his chance at... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Legendary Memphis wrestling commentator Lance Russell dieswrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of th
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
wrestling program on WMC5 with Dave Brown in 1977. He was also the center of the ring for Monday night matches at the Mid-South Coliseum. Russell even gave WMC's Chief Meteorologist Emeritus Dave Brown his start at WHBQ and his chance at... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Wife of West Tennessee man killed in Las Vegas attack speaks outTenn. — “He was the most selfless person that I’ve ever met, and even until his
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 19 days ago
Tenn. — “He was the most selfless person that I’ve ever met, and even until his last breath he proved that.” The wife of a Mid-South man shot and killed at a Las Vegas concert is speaking out for the first time. Heather Melton remembers the night... Read more
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