One speaker called it a gem and another called it a jewel, but everyone seemed to agree Wednesday that Southaven had something rare and valuable as a new arboretum at the city’s historic Snowden House was formally dedicated.
U.S. crude-oil futures fall, as the market grapples with weak manufacturing-activity figures from China, an increase in U.S. oil supply and the signaling by the Federal Reserve that it may slow bond purchases this year.
The frenetic activity of the government of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has prompted optimism that Japan can reverse its economic drift. But the activity around ‘Abenomics’ shouldn’t be mistaken for achievement, writes Satyajit Das.
Asian stocks fall as Chinese manufacturing activity deteriorates further in June, adding to the selling pressure after the Federal Reserve signals it may wind down its bond purchases if the U.S. economy continues to improve.
As president Obama offered the clearest signal yet this week that Ben Bernanke won’t continue as Fed chairman after January, here’s a look at some of the likeliest candidates to take over U.S. monetary policy.
Above is the revised version of the proposed parking deck in Cooper-Young. The original version that we received from Structured Parking Solutions was incorrect. Instead of a 3 story structure, the original version was a 4-story and not in proportion to what is being proposed.
The June issue of the LampLighter is online, and coming to your front porch soon. this month: an interview with the artist of the new McLean mural, a feature on Payne’s Bar-B-Q and news of new retail stores opening on Central.
Volunteers are needed this Sunday from 9 am-2 pm to help with the final touch-ups on the western side of the McLean Mural. You do not need to bring anything other than yourself, but do remember to wear old clothes since you will be painting! The western half of the McLean Mural is expected to [...]
This little black Scottie dog wandered up to a house at Cox and Cowden on Saturday afternoon. Finder has checked for microchip and is there not one. There were also no tags on the dog. If you recognize the dog, please email Alex at E-mail hidden to prevent spam.
We have a small change in the kick-off date of the Barksdale Mural project. Due to an illness in the artist’s family, the Barksdale Mural kick off will be postponed until July. We apologize for the delay, but we strongly believe that family should come first, especially in times of illness. Please keep her family in [...]
David Upton and Tamara Cook presented the proposal for the Cooper-Young parking deck to City Council Budget Committee members. They are asking for $3.4 million on behalf of the CYBA and CY business owners. Much like we heard at our General Meeting a month and some ago, the parking deck would consist of 150 spaces [...]
This cutie was found yesterday in Cooper-Young. She seems to be in good health and is very well-trained. Finder is checking for microchip. If you recognize this dog, or are missing one, please call 901-272-2922.
Please take a moment and fill out this important survey regarding the plans for the proposed parking deck. The deck would be located south of Young Avenue, between Meda and Blythe streets, be 3 stories and accommodate between 150-170 cars. This survey is only for residents and business owners of the Cooper-Young neighborhood so that [...]
From a resident: Our cat Sophie went missing last night. My fiance and I live at 2150 Elzey (the old Buns on the Run) and we’re reaching out to as many people as we can to try to find her. She’s very friendly and on the small side. My boyfriend Chris’ number is (901) 233-8734. [...]
On Tuesday, May 14th, there will be a Public Meeting to discuss pavement resurfacing and bicycle facility improvements along McLean from Lamar to Hunter. The meeting will be Tuesday from 6-8 pm at Snowden Elementary School. if you are unable to attend, but want to express your thoughts on the corridor, you may send an email [...]
Discussions between the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics on a deal that would send Kevin Garnett and coach Doc Rivers to Los Angeles resumed on Wednesday just one day after they were declared "off" by both sides, sources told ESPN.
Embroiled in the investigation of the shooting death of a man near his Massachusetts home this week, Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez also was the subject of a civil lawsuit alleging he shot a Connecticut man in the face in February, court records say.
Hanley Ramirez capped a six-hit day with a pair of RBI singles, Yasiel Puig homered to complete a dazzling debut in New York and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Yankees 6-0 Wednesday for a split of their day-night doubleheader.
LeBron James has a message for fans who were stuck outside AmericanAirlines Arena after leaving before the Miami Heat's rally to an overtime victory in Game 6 against San Antonio: Wait for the buzzer next time.
It is sure to be a frenzied summer across the NBA when free agency officially begins July 1, but Kobe Bryant thinks it will be mostly quiet on the Western front for the two professional teams in Los Angeles.
The U.S. Naval Academy on Wednesday charged three midshipmen -- all current or former football players -- with sexually assaulting a female student at an off-campus house in Annapolis more than a year ago.
A previously elusive figure in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal has spoken out, saying clinic founder Anthony Bosch paid a visit to Alex Rodriguez during last year's ALCS after the New York Yankees slugger sought his help amid a 1-for-9 s