Midsouth Newswire (Page 8)

Midsouth Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Midsouth. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 212 in Midsouth

  1. Will Congress pass bills to encourage Cuba trade, farm labor changes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Southwest Farm Press

    With crop prices low and too many rural communities economically sluggish, recent news out of the White House hasn't helped disperse lingering dark clouds. The Trump administration put forth a budget that would slash USDA programs, has made rumblings that trade advances made late last year with Cuba would be rolled back and hasn't seemed to focus on continuing calls from the U.S. agriculture sector for more foreign farm labor.

    Comment?

  2. Will Congress pass bills to encourage Cuba trade, farm labor changes?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    With crop prices low and too many rural communities economically sluggish, recent news out of the White House hasn't helped disperse lingering dark clouds. The Trump administration put forth a budget that would slash USDA programs, has made rumblings that trade advances made late last year with Cuba would be rolled back and hasn't seemed to focus on continuing calls from the U.S. agriculture sector for more foreign farm labor.

    Comment?

  3. Comparing Four CitiesRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2017 | The Glittering Eye

    You might mistake what Justin Fox's recent Bloomberg View article is in reading its title, "The Stanley Cup and NBA Finals of Economic Performance", thinking it's an article about sports. It actually compares the performance of four U. S. cities, San Francisco, Nashville, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh, in three different regions of the country over the period of the last 20 years.

    Comment?

  4. Promotion PrideRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Family members of Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Latoya Bauman embrace her after she is pinned during a senior chief pinning ceremony at Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, Tenn., June 7, 2017. Bauman is an information systems technician.

    Comment?

  5. Winds of ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Daily News

    Humans have been harnessing the power of the wind since the first Egyptians began to use sails to move their boats along the Nile. More than 7,000 years later, wind power capacity in the U.S. alone has surpassed 82 gigawatts, or enough energy to power 20 million homes, making it the largest renewable generation capacity in the country.

    Comment?

  6. Crye-Leike Inc. Celebrates Top 5 National RankingRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    Crye-Leike, Inc. is now ranked as the fifth largest independently-owned real estate firm in the nation, according to the 2017 REAL Trends 500 ranking based on Crye-Leike's 2016 sales results.

    Comment?

  7. UTHSC's Center for Bleeding Disorders GrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Daily News

    The University of Tennessee Health Science Center stepped up a little more than a year ago to provide a special clinic for bleeding disorders, but has now turned that into a comprehensive center that provides life-changing treatment for those in the Mid-South afflicted with these disorders. Dr. Sandeep Rajan, medical director of the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center established in East Memphis by University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

    Comment?

  8. 2 children missing from Reynolds Co., MO found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | KFVS12

    19-year-old Byron McBride, 18-year-old DeAllen Washington and 18-year-old Dwan Diondro Wakefield have all been arrested in the slaying of the child. Law enforcement officials say a man accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing down pedestrians for three blocks told police he was 'hearing voices'.

    Comment?

  9. TN Shakespeare Company Stages the Comedy of Errors 6/8-18Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents William Shakespeare's madcap, joyous The Comedy of Errors on the U of M's Theatre Mainstage from June 8-18. Featuring a professional cast of actor-musicians and directed by Shakespeare & Company co-founder Tony Simotes, the production sets Shakespeare's shortest, wildest play in the exotic and dangerous Greece of 1600.

    Comment?

  10. Last Word: Murphy's, Mount Arlington in Midtown and Surgery Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Daily News

    Senses , the nightclub on the eastern side of the Poplar viaduct , is back. Apparently it's been back for a little while but the top code enforcement official involved says it is news to him and may be a violation that puts this matter in Environmental Court.

    Comment?

  11. 77 miles of Mississippi River closes to trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The flooded cabin is completely submerged with only the green roof visible as it heads down the river until it approaches the bridge But people living along smaller rivers - like the Meramec in suburban St. Louis and the Black River, which cuts through southeast Missouri and northeast Arkansas - are dreading what they'll find. The murky waters of the Black River surround businesses and two cars along USA 67 in Pocahontas, Ark.

    Comment?

  12. Lee Students Serve Communities, Locally And NationallyRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    Lee University students took service beyond the campus by carrying out four student-led projects during spring break.

    Comment?

  13. Baptist Completes Merger With Miss. Health SystemRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | The Daily News

    Memphis-based Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp . and Mississippi Baptist Health Systems of Jackson, Mississippi, have completed a merger, making the new health care system one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

    Comment?

  14. How is Mid-South cotton faring after late April rains?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    Following a weekend of strong storms, Bill Robertson is driving through northeast Arkansas. The Arkansas Extension cotton specialist just left Monette and is "on the edge of Craighead County heading into Mississippi County.

    Comment?

  15. Child-centred home visiting service starts in South CanterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Timaru Herald

    Family Start staff are excited to formally launch the new programme aimed at improving children's lives in the short and long term. From left are Vanessa Shields, Catherine-Joye Truman, Tracey Miller, Nancy McGregor, Liz Adams and Toni Smith.

    Comment?

  16. Taylor BlankenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Lebanon Democrat

    Cumberland's Garang Madut, Taylor Blankenship and Claudia Tepox were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference for outdoor track and field, as announced this by the league office in advance of the conference championships that began Thursday in Williamsburg, Ky. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average and above.

    Comment?

  17. Lack of Available Labor Defines Workforce LandscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Daily News

    If the American South were its own country it would have a larger economy than Germany, which is one of the reasons why coordinating regional workforce efforts in the Mid-South is paramount. At the second annual RegionSmart Summit Thursday, April 27, hosted by the Mid-South Mayors' Council, Michael Randle , owner and publisher of Southern Business and Development, shared this and other interesting statistics of the labor force during his presentation.

    Comment?

  18. Veterinary Ophthalmologists Providing Free Eye Exams for Service AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Daily News

    Each May, the offices of Memphis Veterinary Services begin to fill up with a very special group of clients: service animals. The eye exams are offered at no charge through the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology/Stokes Pharmacy National Service Animal Eye Exam event, and are available to a variety of different registered service animals.

    Comment?

  19. Nominees Announces for the 8th Annual Orpheum Theatre High School...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Thursday, May 25 at 7pm, students and supporters from 35 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at the Orpheum Theatre for the 8th Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards, sponsored in part by Sedgwick, Memphis Audio, and Dean Film & Video. Modeled after the Tony Awards, the High School Musical Theatre Awards recognize achievements in all areas of high school musical theatre.

    Comment?

  20. The Curious Case of MemphisRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Sports Central Articles and Columns

    For decades, Memphis has been a cradle of high school and collegiate talent that made significant impacts in the college basketball world. Larry Finch's teams, especially with Anfernee Hardaway on board, were always tough to beat come March.

    Comment?