A bird's nest in a Memphis Light, Gas & Water substation somehow causes a short circuit that not only cuts power to several thousand homes in Midtown but turns off traffic signals, too. Any day now, we expect to hear that our power has been cut off because the hamsters stopped running around in their little wheels.
We suppose this could only happen
Someone slings paint across a billboard on Madison for Black Snake Moan. It seems everybody is a critic these days. But what kind of vandal uses beige paint? Did they just have some left over after painting their den? The billboard, by the way, was quickly replaced.
The University of Memphis Tigers win the Conference USA tournament with convincing victories over their opponents. Congratulations to Coach Cal and his team. Now, maybe some of that luck will rub off on that other basketball team in town. Maybe.