MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - What better way to kick off your Father's Day celebration than by looking back at 5 Great Things that happened earlier this week?
Timothy Cogbill, owner of Hair Xclusive in Frayser, created the Boys to Barbers program. It is designed to give young men a chance to learn how to cut hair. It's a skill Cogbill credits with helping him avoid a life of crime and drugs.
Edward Bogard, founder and CEO of SoGiv - the world's first non-profit shoe design company, presented a $2,500 check to the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South. It's money raised from a shoe he designed and sold last year to benefit the organization and Bogard said he's just getting started helping DSAM.
U.S. Olympian, four-time NCAA champion, and Ole Miss shot put and discuss thrower Raven Saunders is a Bowerman Award Semifinalist for the second consecutive year. It's the highest individual honor in college track and field.
A group of Booker T. Washington Middle School students--one of them the victim of a gunshot wound himself--made a music video they hope will reduce violent crime in Memphis by transferring a powerful message from the studio to the streets of Memphis.
A Southside High School class ring from 1963 that was found during storm cleanup in Midtown was returned to its owner five decades after James Cooper said he lost it.