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Elvis was plugged by Phillips!

By Otis Griffin “Tell ’em Phillips sent che’.”  That was his trademark heard all over Memphis back in the fifties. Phillips had a love for music, especially rhythm and blues, second to none. Dewey Phillips was born in a small country town outside Adamsville, TN. in 1926, and after serving in the Army, he moved […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Elvis Clones: King paves the way for multifaceted entertainer

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Today is the conclusion of Elvis Week 2018. It was 41 years ago on Aug. 16 that an icon of music, Memphis and entertainment passed a-way at Graceland. Elvis Presley has left a huge mark on the work through his sweet tunes, contributions to pop culture and even some of those […]

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"The King" Jerry Lawler takes a moment to pose with Sellers during the premiere of Memphis Heat at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis.

BEST SELLERS’ LIST- On The Card: Ranking the best wrestling of all time

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This native Memphian loves wrestling. Let me correct that statement, I love rasslin’. From my grandfathers Ben and Billy passing on the gene to my brothers Carlos, Cordarous and me, the sport of professional wrestling has been vital to my family. That passion brought several names and icons into our home […]

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Insurance offers to settle

By David Peel Many times a client will be offered something by an insurance company prior to hiring me. The other day I met with a new client who had been offered $1000.00 pain and suffering for an accident that happened only about six days before. The client was still hurting and had not even […]

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Back in 2016 Donald Trump addresses a pack crowd at the Millington Memphis Airport as the longshot candidate for the Republican nomination. In an upset, Trump won the 2016 Presidential election.

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Not-so-perfect 10s: Ranking the biggest moments of this decade … so far

By Thomas Sellers Jr. When the 2010s began, the hunt was still on for the mastermind behind the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, Osama bin Laden. And when the elite U.S. Navy SEALs of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group eliminated bin Laden in Pakistan on May 2, 2011, it would be hard […]

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Money Won’t Bring Them Back

By David Peel One of the issues that is sure to come up in a death case or a serious injury case is that getting a check from the defendant will not bring the dead person back. And it will not make the pain of the injured person go away. That is a fair point. […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Y2Krazy: First decade of 21st Century becomes a roller coaster ride

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Wow, we all survived Y2K. We’re still alive, the world is still in orbit and most computers were still operating. Not just a new decade, but a new millennium. This special time in history meant a chance for new beginnings, never-before-seen feats and enjoying the high-tech life. No flying cars … […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Neon ’90s: Ranking the most influential parts of the glowing decade

By Thomas Sellers Jr. I just missed out on being a Millennial. Since I am not a part of Generation Y, that means I am a Generation X baby. Remember Gen-X was supposed to be the doom of this planet and end the world. Now those phrases are being applied to the Millennials. But before […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST: Where’s the beef? Breaking down the most important entities of the 1980s

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Born in 1981, I remember the decade very well since 1985. This was the decade of big hair, big deals and big political events. The wall came down in Berlin, and Ronald Reagan ruled the White House for most of the ’80s through the Cold War and even an assassination attempt. […]

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Calendar of Events July 5, 2018

July 6 The Millington Arts, Recreation & Parks Department and Jack Leonard State Farm presents Bingo Night on July 6 at 6 p.m. at the Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street. There will be games, prizes and snacks. For more information call 873-5770. July 11 USA Showdown Showcase hosted by USA Stadium on […]

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