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NKING HANDS FOR LIFE EVENT THIS SUNDAY IN MIDTOWN MEMPHIS. LOCAL CARES IS PROUD TO SPONSOR THE EVENT. JOHN WILLIAMS & THE A440 BAND ARE BACK TO PERFORM FOR US. TAKE IT AWAY
IT'S FITNESS FRIDAY, AND AS ALWAYS WE HOPE YOU'RE READY TO WORK OUT WITH US. PERSONAL TRAINER SUSAN RITTER OF THE TRAINERS STUDIO IS HERE TO TALK ABOUT HOW WE CAN STRENGTHEN OUR CORE AND TEACH US A FEW EXERCISES TO HELP US IMPROVE OUR BALANCE.
WEDDING SEASON IS IN AND CLASSIC PARTY RENTALS IS HERE TO TEACH US HOW TO RECREATE A FABULOUS WEDDING EXPERIENCE WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK. WEDDING THEMES, CENTERPIECES, AND COLOR IS IMPORTANT. EXPERT SCOTT GLASGOW IS HERE TO TELL US MORE
TOMEKA "BIG BABY" GOODMAN--- WHO WILL PERFORMING AT THIS YEARS LINKING HANDS FOR LIFE EVENT THIS SUNDAY IN MIDTOWN MEMPHIS. LOCAL CARES IS PROUD TO SPONSOR THE EVENT. ANOTHER ARTIST SET TO HIT THE STAGE---IS JOHN WILLIAMS & THE A440 BAND. THEY WILL PERFORM FOR US AGAIN IN JUST A MOMENT---BUT FIRST WE'LL TALK TO THEM ABOUT THIS WEEKENDS EVENT.
T'S NATIONAL HEALTHY KIDS DAY! SENIOR COMMUNITY MANAGER OF MEMPHIS YELP JOELLE PITTMAN IS HERE TO EXPLAIN TO YELPERS WHAT IT TAKES TO KEEP CHILDREN ACTIVE
THE SIXTH ANNUAL EAST BUNTYN ARTWALK IS THIS SATURDAY NEAR THE U OF M AREA. THE EVENT WILL INLCUDE ARTWORK, A SILENT AUCTION, AND LIVE MUSIC. AND SPEAKING OF LIVE MUSIC THE BAND---CREEPY NEIGHBOR--IS HERE TO PERFORM FOR US TODAY BUT BEFORE THAT WE'LL TALK TO GAYE SWAN WHO'S HERE TO INVITE YOU TO THIS EVENT.
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THE RINGLING BROTHERS BARNUM AND BAILEY CIRCUS WILL KICK OFF THIS FRIDAY AT THE LANDERS CENTER IN SOUTHAVEN. HERE TO TELL US MORE ABOUT IT AND TEACH US A FEW TRICKS IS---MASTER JUGGLER AND PONY TRAINER VICKI ZSILAK.
TIME NOW FOR OUR LOCAL LAW SEGMENT WITH CEDRICK WOOTEN. TODAY HE'S HERE TO TALK ABOUT DOS AND DON'TS OF BEING A GOOD SAMARITAN.
HAVING A BABY IS A MOMENTOUS OCCASION. EVENT PLANNER TYRON WELLS IS HERE TO GIVE YOU ADVICE ON HOW TO MAKE YOUR BABY SHOWER ONE TO REMEMBER. AND OFFERS BUDGET TIPS YOU MAY NOT THINK OF WHEN PLANNING A BIG EVENT.
THE SECOND ANNUAL "MEMPHIS SOUL GOES GOSPEL" EVENT IS THIS SUNDAY AT THE CENTENARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN SOUTH MEMPHIS. THE CHURCH IS CELEBRATING 150 YEARS. THE TEMPREES ARE HERE TO PERFORM "LOVE BETWEEN A BOY AND A GIRL"--- BUT BEFORE THAT WE'LL TALK TO SCOTTY SCOTT OF THE TEMPREES AND THOMAS MILAM
THE SHOW "THE MESSENGERS" WILL PREMIERE ON OUR CW 30 SISTER STATION--THIS FRIDAY AT 8PM. ACTOR DEE-O-GO MORE-GADO STARS AS "THE MAN" IN THE NEW CW SERIES. HE JOINS US LIVE NOW ON THE PHONE TO TELL US A LITTLE MORE ABOUT HIS ROLE.
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EXPERIENCE EIGHTY-3 FOOD AND DRINK THROUGH ITS PATIO OUTDOOR DINING. EXECUTIVE CHEF MAX HUSSEY IS HERE TO TELL US MORE ABOUT ITS SPRING MENU AND TO COOK UP GULF SHRIMP AND WARM SPINACH SALAD WITH BENTON'S BACON AND ABSINTHE CREAM.
AS WE MENTIONED EARLIER IN THE SHOW APRIL IS NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH. LOCAL CARES IS PROUD TO SPONSOR THE 9TH ANNUAL LINKING HANDS FOR LIFE EVENT. LOCAL 24'S RODNEY DUNIGAN WILL EMCEE FOR THE FESTIVITIES. JOINING US RIGHT NOW IS MS. SHIRLEY GILKEY WHO DONATED HER SONS ORGANS AFTER HE PASSED AWAY IN 2012---TO GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE TO SOMEONE ELSE.
GET DOLLED UP AND DAPPER FOR A ROARING 20'S PARTY AT THE 4TH ANNUAL SPEAKEASY GALA. IT IS A FUNDRAISER THAT RAISES MONEY TO BENEFIT THE MEMPHIS ORAL SCHOOL FOR THE DEATH. MOSD EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TERESA SCHWARTZ AND MOSD DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR CAROL KIRBY JOIN US TO EXPLAIN MORE ABOUT THE EVENT. WELCOME TERESA AND CAROL.
INSPIRING ACTORS IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES---LISTEN UP. HOLLYWOOD CASTING AND FILM IS BRINGING HOLLYWOOD TO THE BLUFF CITY. CO-FOUNDER AND C-E-O VINAY BHAGAT IS HERE TO EXPLAIN MORE ABOUT IT AND HOW YOU CAN AUDITION.
THE HOSPITALITY HUB IS HOSTING THEIR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER, "THAT'S THE SPIRIT," THIS THURSDAY AT THE JACK ROBINSON GALLERY IN THE SOUTH MAIN ARTS DISTRICT. THE EVENT WILL INCLUDE A WINE-TASTING AND LIVE MUSIC. HERE TO TELL US MORE ABOUT IT IS---KIM MOSS, MARY MORRIS, AND JAKE SMITH.
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LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT PRODUCT TO ADD THAT EXTRA HINT OF FLAVORING TO YOUR FOOD. TRY BACKYARD SOUTHERN STYLE SEASONING. DONN CARROLL AND GRANTT EDDINGER JOINS US NOW TO SHOW US HOW TO MAXIMIZE THE FLAVOR OF FOOD WITH THEIR SIGNATURE SEASONING.
THE THIRD ANNUAL DISTRACTED RUNWAY FUNDRAISER FASHION SHOW WILL TAKE PLACE THIS WEEKEND AT THE GATHERING PLACE AT THE HICKORY RIDGE TOWNE CENTER. PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT WILL BENEFIT THE CLIFTON B. GIBBS SCHOLARSHIP FUND WHICH PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE MADE A LIFE-LONG COMMITMENT TO DRIVE DISTRACTION-FREE. FOUNDER, LARISSA REDMOND JOINS US WITH MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT.
WHAT'S BETTER THAN SPENDING A DAY ON THE BANKS OF THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI, EATING FRESH LOUISIANA CRAWFISH AND LISTENING TO LIVE MUSIC? YOU CAN DO IT AT THE 23RD ANNUAL WOLFCHASE TOYOTA RAJUN CAJUN CRAWFISH FESTIVAL THIS SUNDAY IN DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS. IT'S ONE OF PORTER-LEATH'S BIGGEST FUNDRAISERS OF THE YEAR. MIKE WARR IS HERE TO INVITE YOU TO THIS EVENT AND MASTER CHEF JUNIOR WINNER LOGAN GULEFF IS HERE TO TEACH US HOW TO PREPARE A CRAWFISH POBOY.
OPERA MEMPHIS IS HOSTING IT'S THIRD ANNUAL MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL UNTIL THIS SUNDAY. THE FESTIVAL INCLUDES PARTIES, Q & A SESSIONS AND ROTATING PERFORMANCES. SINGERS ARE HERE TO PERFORM FOR US TODAY---BUT BEFORE THAT WE'LL TALK TO OPERA MEMPHIS' GENERAL DIRECTOR NED CANTY TO FIND OUT MORE.
TIME NOW FOR OUR PICK A PET SEGMENT. IT'S OUR CHANCE TO FEAURE SOME OF ANIMALS AT THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF MEMPHIS AND SHELBY COUNTY IN NEED OF A NEW HOME. TODAY KATIE PEMBERTON FROM THE HUMANE SOCIETY IS HERE WITH DOC HOLLIDAY
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We are in the kitchen this morning with Chef Mario Torres---executive chef at Hilton Memphis. He's here to teach us how to make the "Memphis Skillet" ---one of their new items on the breakfast menu.
As we mentioned earlier in the show, April is National Donate Life Month. The Mid-South Transplant Foundation is teaming up with Lifeblood & Be The Match at the Linking Hands For Life event this Sunday in Midtown Memphis. Local 24's Rodney Dunigan will emcee this year’s festivities. Here to tell us more about the partnering organizations is Erskine Gillespie, Debra Brown, & Mary Lesueur.
Roudnev Youth Ballet is hosting their annual spring performances called "Enchantments: An Evening Of Two Fairy Tales" this Saturday at the Buckman Performing Arts Venter. They include "Sleeping Beauty" and "Overthrown." Here to tell us more about it is Dmitri Roudnev, Kristin Bihler, and Monique Jalenek.
Learn how to ballroom dance like the contestants on dancing with the stars from instructors at Fred Astaire dance studio. The premier ballroom and Latin dance studio offers classes for all ages and skill abilities. Tom Korpitz, Jody Jonakin, and April Korpitz are here to tell us how you can sign up and what can expect.
It's time to talk beauty with Stacy Vason. Prom season is here. Parents help your daughters look like Cinderella at the ball. Today we share tips on how to achieve the perfect prom look.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on April 12th.
It's Fitness Friday, and as always we hope you're ready to work out with us---yoga style. But before that --- Sara Hall and Wendy Holmes are here to invite you to the event---"Yoga Gives To St. Jude Kids Memphis."
We are in the kitchen this morning with Chef Lynnie, who is the executive chef at Tupelo Sports Bar & Grill. He's here today to teach us how to make "Brunch With An Attitude."
You recognize him from playing Lem Van Adams on Showtime hit series "Soulfood" and he has choreographed for Britney Spears and N'Sync. He has 8 new films in the works this year, including Chocolate City - an urban remake of Magic Mike. We are talking about Darrin Dewitt Henson! He joins us to invite you to the Memphis Black Expo.
The Shelby Forest Spring Fest is this Saturday at the old U.A. Moore Baseball Complex in Millington. The event will include a BBQ competition, arts and crafts, and amusement park rides. Ben Wolfe and James Wilkinson are here to tell us more about it.
"Memfix In The Pinch" is this Saturday along North Main Street between Jackson and Overton Avenues here in Memphis. The event is designed to rethink and activate streets and vacant storefronts, and test drive new neighborhoods in Memphis. John Schaffer is here to tell us more about it.
Spring is here and it's a great time to clean out your closet and revamp your wardrobe with help from Wolfchase Galleria. Models are here today to show us some of their latest spring fashions. But before that we'll talk to Arianne Cousin, who's here to offer us some style tips.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on April 10th.
If you are a busy person who is always on the go, Chef Shuttle might be great for you. Sometimes your schedules may not allow you too cook. With Chef Shuttle---your food will be delivered straight to your door. No wait. No inconvenience. No problem. Founder Ryan Herget is here to tell us more about it along with Sam Taras and Nick Acosta of partnering Restuarant Jim's Place Grille.
Time now for our Local Law segment with Cedrick Wooten. Today he's here to talk about homeowner and business owner liability.
Prepare for National Grilled Cheese Day, it's this weekend. Senior community manager of Memphis Yelp, Joelle Pittman, and Allison Larue of Say Cheese food truck show us how to spice up a grilled cheese sandwich.
Genghis Grill's 5th annual Health Kwest is in full swing right now. The nationwide campaign challenges contestants to adopt a healthier, more active lifestyle. Mid-south contestants were chosen to enjoy a free healthy meal every day for 60 days at Genghis Grill to help them lose weight. Here to tell us more about it is Monica McCain.
The Peabody is kicking off its 2015 rooftop party season next Thursday with Grammy award winning reggae artist Shaggy. Each week the event will feature a themed snack buffet and drink specials. Kelly Earnest is here to explain why you need to pull your dancing shoes out of the closet.
The first annual Healthy Memphis Food Festival kicks off this Saturday at the Broad Avenue Arts District. The event will include healthy food vendors, live music, and fitness classes. Sharon Thompson and Sarah Stramel are here to invite you to this event.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on April 9th.
A look at food allergies and food intolerance and how people can tell the difference and cope with them.
You know the saying, "you are what you eat?" Well there is now a food intolerance test that can prove how true that saying is. One in four people have a food intolerance but many people don't know it--- so, they keep eating the same foods that make them feel awful. Andrew Rock is here to explain to us how we can get so confused.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is no longer considered a pain reliever in babies and children. It is now considered only a fever reducer. Dr. Georgette Sevier, pediatric hospitalist with Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children's Hospital joins us to help parents understand the implications of what that means.
The Mt. Olive Cathedral C.M.E. Church is hosting their Women’s Day Celebration this Sunday---honoring ladies in law enforcement. Pastor Peris Lester and Dr. Carol Champion are here to tell us more about it.
Marie Pizano of MVP3 Corner Spot joins us. She's here to talk about her upcoming projects involving the Memphis community.
Tipton County Investigators continue to excavate a site in Munford where human remains were found last month.
A man is recovering after getting shot by a police officer in a small Fayette County community. TBI agents say a Moscow officer fired a shot into a car after the driver tried to run him over.
Two controversial abortion bills could go before the Tennessee House Monday afternoon.
The American Legion is organizing a series of town hall meetings across the country to help improve VA healthcare and help vets get benefits.
Investigators are on the scene of a possible hanging death in Tunica County. Investigators say a man was found hanging from a rope.
Local Cares was again a proud sponsor of the Linking Hands for Life Even at Overton Square.
TBI Agents are responding to a request from District Attorney General Mike Dunavant in reference to an officer-involved shooting in Moscow, TN.
Music, gumbo & mudbugs! The 23rd annual Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival was held on the banks of the mighty Mississippi.
On Saturday, a group of people put the finishing touches on a new park built in Vilonia where last year's EF4 tornado touched down.
Church leaders are asking those in the faith-based community to preach an end to the violence plaguing our city. This after two girls were killed during gang related shootings.
Grizz Nation fans pack Beale St. for the first playoff game.
Shelby County Sheriff's deputies say they've identified the man who robbed a Barretville bank Wednesday.
An accident on I-40 shut down lanes near Sycamore View exit.
Two girls killed during drive-by shootings are laid to rest.
Wanda Halbert announces she will run for City Court Clerk.
"Art Squared" at Overton Square brought artists from all over the country to the Mid-south.
Three hundred tickets to tomorrow's playoff opener were given away at FedexForum Saturday thanks to Zach Randolph.
A Nashville teen is in jail tonight after authorities say he threatened schools in Tennessee and three other states.
Dog that survived 3 days in a drainage canal has been adopted.
Goodwill Village, located off North Hollywood in North Memphis, reportedly earned $61 million dollars last year. Still, the residents say they are living in terrible conditions.
Friends and family are gathering to grieve and comfort one another tonight at the visitation for seven year old Kirsten Williams.
Memphis Police are searching for man who robbed a Memphis Pizza Hut.
A former middle school teacher has been indicted on charges of soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor for allegedly sending a cell phone photo of his private parts to a young female student, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
Memphis In May will celebrate Poland in this year's International Week. Students from the honored country are in Memphis this week, experiencing all the sights, smells, and tastes of the Bluff City.
A Desoto County woman says she's knows first-hand about the dangers associated with fake pot known as "spice".
Grizz fans filled FedEx Forum Friday to pick up grab free playoff swag in preparation for Sunday night’s opener.
More than 300 eighth graders attended Friday's career fair at Olive Branch Middle School.
The Memphis Police Department Organized Crime Unit conducted an undercover investigation targeting Gangster Disciple gang members who were conducting street level narcotic sales in the city of Memphis.
MPD has announced that they have made additional arrests in an attack on a man at a Memphis gas station.
A 34-year-old man with five prior felonies was convicted Friday of aggravated assault and domestic assault in an attack two years ago on his former girlfriend, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
Memphis police arrested more teens at school in relations to the mob attack at a gas station last week.
Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy John Checchia is charged with DUI.
A group of Desoto County residents are concerned about plans for a subdivision where they live.
The surveillance tape of a flash mob of students from Northwest Prep Academy led the Shelby County School system to respond about how it combats school violence.
Memphis Police are on the hunt for a man they say kidnapped, raped and robbed a woman.
Benjamin Fulcher has served at Memphis Police's Appling Farms precinct since 2009 but is now relieved of his duties with pay after authorities said two people feared for their lives after encountering him earlier this week.
Lakeland "No" supporters are claiming victory as it appears that the school bond issue has been rejected according to unofficial results.
Memphis Police need help finding Marlene Ortega and Brayan Chavis. Police believe the mother and son are in danger.
The Grizzlies begin their playoff run on Sunday and many organizations and fans in Memphis are already getting behind the team.
Located in the heart of Indianola, MS is the B.B. King Museum. While Indianola only has a population of about ten thousand people, the museum brings in over three times that amount of people each year to learn about the King Of Blues, B.B. King.
Voters in the City of Lakeland head to the polls Thursday to decide on a hot button issue. They will decide if they want to fork up $50 million dollars to pay for a combined Middle and High School.
Grizzlies Guard Tony Allen to Serve as MEM Spokesperson
With Wednesday night's 95-83 win over the Indiana Pacers, the Memphis Grizzlies clinched the 5th seed and earned a home court advantage in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
Memphis is a hot spot for police recruitment. The trouble is, it's a hot spot for out of town police recruitment, recruiting our officers away.
A 19-year old has been charged for his participation in a mob attack at a gas station in Midtown Memphis on April 10th.
Beware of the "pink bag" charity. That's what some Germantown neighbors are learning today. This, after two men were arrested in their neighborhood while asking for donations.
Both parents claim the high school administration responded by either suspending their own children or doing little to stop the threats. It is a response, they claim, that aggravated a bad environment.
A 63-year-old man on trial for raping three family members for years admitted his guilt Wednesday and was sentenced to 15 years in prison with no parole.
Synthetic marijuana is growing epidemic in Mississippi. In fewer than two weeks, there have been more than 200 reports of spice related ER visits in several Mississippi counties, including Lafayette.
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell is looking for young men and women who want to help make their communities better.