Friday Dec 6
Efforts afoot to revive historic West Tennessee movie theater
Dec. 06--Whatever monster or villain was on the screen, the most intimidating presence at the Luez Theater in Bolivar, Tenn., for its first two decades of operation was usually owner-manager Louise Mask, who had no children to christen but gave a shortened version of her first name to her movie house.
Attorney: TN charter school law unconstitutional
An attorney for Metro Nashville Public Schools says the decade-old state law that allows charter schools to operate in Tennessee is unconstitutional, perhaps giving local school districts a basis for a major legal fight.
The Jackson Sun
NWS issues flash flood warning for southwest Tennessee counties
The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a flash flood warning for Chester County, northeastern Hardeman County, southwestern Henderson County, Southestern Madison County and northeastern McNairy County until 8 p.m. The warning forecasts the possibility of 1 to 3 inches of rainfall in the next two hours.
The Jackson Sun
Challenge accepted: Two West Tennessee schools make progress through focus on reading
The story behind the tree in the corner of teacher Erica Hudson's classroom begins with her childhood love for reading.
Business & Heritage Clarksville
Low performing schools receive $27M in School Improvement Grants
The Tennessee Department of Education has awarded a group of three-year School Improvement Grants totaling $27,228,598 in federal funds to seventeen schools.