Latest Geography of Memphis, Tennessee Stories
By Matt Woo As Ted Fox began to talk about the future of the Wolf River Wildlife Area, he stopped and made a prediction. "It will be like this forever," said Fox, director for the Shelby County Public works and executive director of the Chickasaw Basin Authority.
By Tom Charlier The sight of deer bounding through the woods may not have surprised Larry J. Smith, but the half-dozen or so wild turkeys that popped their heads up out of the tall grass to gaze curiously at intruders certainly did.
By Pamela Perkins Apparently, you can't have too much fun on a Labor Day weekend. And Mid-Southerners, and any Hurricane Gustav evacuees in need of a pleasant distraction, have had at least four places to get it.
By Tom Charlier The group seeking to dramatically re-create Shelby Farms under a slogan that includes "one park, one million trees" soon should be getting one big chunk of cash to help make it happen.
It isn't really fair to compare Shelby Farms to New York's renowned Central Park. After all, at 4,500 acres, Shelby Farms is more than five times bigger. Yet even though many people like the East Memphis park the way it is, Shelby Farms has the potential to be so much better.
By Alex Doniach The completed Shelby Farms master plan includes an expanded Patriot Lake for water sports, a swim area with a beach and a farmer's market.
It has taken too long , but Memphis is fortunate that its leaders are catching on to the wisdom of investing in and developing greenways for their recreational, economic, social and environmental benefits.
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.