"The Shelby County D.A.'s Office has received several calls from confused citizens and reporters regarding the TBI investigation into District Attorney Bill GIBSON from Middle Tennessee. While their names are very similar, there is no investigation into Shelby County District Attorney Bill GIBBONS. If you report this story today, it would be greatly appreciated if you clarify to your viewers, listeners and readers that Bill Gibson is the D.A. in rural, middle Tennessee covering Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam and White counties."
To read about the GIBSON investigation, go here.
There's only one item for sale for man-about-town David Gest, a September 2006 Daily Mail article about his ill-fated marriage to Liza Minelli. Well pass on that. Next was our hometown movie star, Cybill Shepherd, with precisely 52 listings, including an autographed photo posing in just bra and panties ...
The coolest part? A couple of characters barge into Three 6s dressing room and find it full of smoke and littered with bongs and joints.
Go here to learn more about the show or watch the premiere episode online.
The "hip" and "happening" Idlewild area, eh? Guess we shouldn't be picky when a Nashville newspaper writes a story that reads like a brochure from the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau. To read all about the glories of our fair city, go here.
The car goes up to 217 mph, and only 399 of the 2003 model were manufactured and sold. Another car was made and given to Pope John Paul II.
Bidding opens at a measly $875,000.
The TGPA is an offshoot of the National Governmental Prayer Alliance, which led a prayer to get George W. Bush elected president in 2000.
Auditions are open to people of all ages. Singers should come prepared to perform a cappella. Pitch pipes are allowed. Registration will be in the Grand Hall of the DeSoto Civic Center, at the West Entrance. For more information, please contact Joey Thorsen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tell 'em Roseanne sent you.
To learn more, go here.
Milagro is waiting for samples sent to the EPA to be certified and expects to begin selling its product by the end of September. Oddly enough, Harold Ford, Jr., the congressman currently running for U.S. Senate, filmed part of his campaign commercial at the new biodiesel facility. But, in the interest of maturity and environmentalism, well refrain from making a gas joke. This time.
Whosoever, the online magazine for gays, lesbians, and transgendered Christians, has highlighted other commonalities shared by two of the worlds most beloved kings.
For example: Jesus said: "Love thy neighbor." (Matthew 22:39). Elvis said: "Don't be cruel." (RCA, 1956)
Jesus is the Lord's shepherd. Elvis dated Cybill Shepherd. ...
Click headline to read more and to see just a sample of what turns up when you search Google images for "elvis jesus". Holy Crap!
The crowd, which consisted of truant coeds, young families, and downtown employees began arriving before 5 a.m. Justin and his band went on around 7:30.
The only sour note? The chorus of boos that greeted Memphis mayor Willie Herenton when he took to the stage to announce Justin Timberlake Day.
Every Monday in October, the workshop will feature tips on achieving the right style and cut, as well as wig maintenance. The workshops will be taught by five-year cancer survivor Dee Odom and wig stylist Cybil Liggins. For more, go here.
Bihn Lam Ho was jailed earlier this summer on charges of kidnapping a 16-year-old girl.
"The duo was teamed with writer/producers Isaac Hayes and David Porter, and with the crack musical support of Booker T. and the MG's and the Memphis Horns, cranked out a series of soul classics: 'You Don't Know Like I Know,' 'When Something Is Wrong With My Baby,' 'Hold On, I'm Comin', 'Soul Man,' 'I Thank You.'
"Their nickname was 'Double Dynamite.' But socially, the two got to the point where they could barely stand each other, a condition that affected their shows. ..."
Read the rest of this profile of Soul Man Sam Moore here, including news about his new album with American Idol's Randy Jackson. Dawg!
Food Network star Paula Deen will be making a number of appearances in Memphis, September 28th-30th. Fans can spend up to $400 to see the "Queen of Southern Cooking."
On Thursday and Friday, she'll be taping her show Paula's Home Cooking at the Mid-South Fair. Tickets run between $25 to $50On Saturday, September 30th, Deen will host a cooking demonstration and tasting at Viking Cooking School. Cost is $150.
Later on Saturday, Deen will be at the Peabody's Capriccio Grill, hosting a four-course dinner. Cost is $150.
For more on Deen's whirlwind Memphis visit, check out Food News on page 39 in this week's Flyer, hitting the stands Wednesday.
Cullen, an Ed Orgeron hire, was fired from Ole Miss last year for an incident involving drinking.
"Spectacular, however, is not enough. Now and it's about time it will be what he does the next night, and the night after that. Swift has breathtaking talent. Even his unsatisfying one season in Houston was enough to demonstrate that. ...
Another year, another sportswriter waxing eloquent about Stromile Swift's potential. This one's from the Houston Chronicle.
You can watch the trial live on EPlusTV6.com.
For more on the trial, go to the Jackson Sun site.
Now Spanish-based news agency noticias.info is running an interview with Gostkowski (or Meat, as he admits some of his current teammates call him) on their site. Other Gostkowski revelations include a story about a sweltering summer job in Mississippi and his disdain for mayonnaise. But what about on barbecue?
Go here to read the full interview.
In an article in the UK Guardian, Gasol is quoted as saying: "In principle, if nothing serious happens between now and then, I will be at the tournament in Spain. ...
"The Grizzlies know how important it is for me to play for my country, and I don't think they would try and stop me because it isn't in their interests."
To read more, go here.