An old Memphis theater that was part of a famous federal pornography trial in the 1970s will be getting a makeover this weekend. And the group doing the work is also no stranger to upsetting government officials.
According to the Army, Maj. Trevor Joseph was part of a crew flying out at night to recover a soldier with a heat-related injury at the training center when the helicopter crashed. He died and three other soldiers were injured.
The City of Memphis pays the Memphis River Parks Partnership $2 million a year. Among MRPP's duties is park maintenance. Mayor Jim Strickland, like many of his constituents, has certain expectations for the quality of that work.
More Memphians are giving back to their community. Memphis has one of the highest rates of participation for the national Americrops program, and one of the participants is back in the halls she once walked as a student to give back.