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Student arrested after threatening to ‘shoot up’ Craigmont High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A warning circulating on Snapchat put Craigmont High School on high alert Thursday.

Father accused of attacking juvenile, staff member inside Craigmont High School gym  WREG NewsChannel 3

A Mid-South father was taken into custody after police say he attacked a juvenile and a staff member in the gym at Craigmont High School.

Memphis man punched student at school gym after telling son to 'point him out,' police say  The Commercial Appeal

A Memphis man is facing assault charges after he walked into his son's high school and punched a student in October, police say.

Memphis high school's prized planetarium still needs upgrades, but students are already fascinated by what it can do  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Keshawn Glover remembers hearing his dad talk about field trips to Craigmont High School's planetarium decades ago, but last week the high school senior got ...

High school football game closed to crowds due to threat of violence  WREG NewsChannel 3

Tensions were so high ahead of Friday night's football game between rivals Raleigh-Egypt and Craigmont high schools, Shelby County Schools closed the ...

'Point him out': Dad goes with son to Memphis school, accused of assaulting student, woman  FOX13 Memphis

A Memphis dad was arrested after an assault in a high school gym, police said.

Parents, students brawl at Craigmont High over social media post  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Shelby County Sheriff's Office arrested five women after a fight broke out at Craigmont High School. SCSO said the fight broke out over ...

'Point him out' Dad goes with son to Tennessee school, assaults student and woman  WZTV

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Tennessee dad was arrested after allegedly walking into a school gym, asking his son to "point him out," then assaulting two ...

Once a shining star, Craigmont High School's planetarium due for a makeover  Chalkbeat Colorado

Walking down the center aisle of a unique theater that once was a source of pride for Craigmont High School, principal Tisha Durrah gestures at the hundred or ...

Memphis family tries to help others after son’s 2009 terrorist attack  WREG NewsChannel 3

Carlos Bledsoe, a young Memphian — now known as Abdul-Hakim Mohammad — was being called a terrorist.

5 adults charged after Craigmont High School brawl  WMC Action News 5

The five adults arrested during a brawl at Craigmont High School have been identified.

Ten apply for vacant seat on the Memphis school board, but six live outside of seat's district  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The appointee will fill the seat Teresa Jones vacated and would serve until the term expires in August 2020, not October as previously reported.

Retiring Craigmont principal leaves with lots of well wishes

Principal Sherilyn Brown touched a lot of lives as an educator for 39 years at Craigmont High.

Memphis charter school signs lease within district boundaries, allowing it to stay open  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Gateway University High School will move into Holy Nation Church of Memphis near Craigmont High School, according to a spokeswoman for the charter ...

Police respond to multiple reports of student fights across Memphis

We're *fresh* into the new school year, but Memphis police have already had to respond to several bullying and fighting reports involving students.

Boys & Girls Clubs coming to two Memphis schools after all  Chalkbeat Tennessee

After voting it down initially, Shelby County leaders agree to foot the bill for the nonprofit's first school-based programs in Memphis.

1 taken to hospital, 2 detained after explosion at Memphis high school  CNN International

Two makeshift bombs blew up Thursday inside a Memphis high school, causing one person to be taken to a hospital, officials said.

More Memphis area students are graduating high school. But what does that mean?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The number of students graduating from high schools in Shelby County and across the state has been rising for the last 10 years, but recent allegations of ...

West Tennessee high school football scores, Week 11  The Commercial Appeal

See when your West Tennessee high school football team is playing in Week 11.

Police say dad brutally punched student in the head after asking son to ‘point him out’  TheGrio

Police say a Memphis, Tennessee dad allegedly told his son, “Point him out,” before assaulting a student and a woman in his son's high school gym. According ...

Memphis poet reunites with teacher that changed her life  WMC Action News 5

The long search is over for one Memphis alum that has been searching for a high school teacher she credits with her becoming the successful poet she is today.

TSSAA football playoffs first round scores  The Commercial Appeal

The Tennessee high school football playoffs first-round matchups will be played Friday night.

Memphis schools have space. Boys & Girls Clubs have programming. Now they just need money to put clubs in three schools.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Grappling with under-enrolled schools and significant neighborhood needs, Memphis school leaders seek to fill some empty space by partnering with the Boys ...

Mid-South poet searches for the teacher that changed her life  WMC Action News 5

A former high school student is on the hunt for the teacher that changed her life.

11 students go straight from high school to the Memphis Police Department  The Commercial Appeal

Blue Path is a Memphis police initiative that brings 18-year-olds into the force as police *service* technicians who handle car wrecks.

College readiness: How Cheatham, Robertson and Sumner Schools stack up  The Tennessean

Large numbers of students in Tennessee are not ready for college, according to newly released state data. The data shows how prepared public high school ...

TSSAA football playoffs second round scores  The Commercial Appeal

See who won in the second round of the TSSAA football playoffs.

Top scholars will be honored at annual SCS dinner  WMC Action News 5

Some of Shelby County Schools brightest high school seniors will be honored during the annual Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholars' Dinner on Thursday ...

Here's a chance to renew your wedding vows at Graceland's new chapel

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — They met in a hotel lobby, he back in his hometown on business and she attending her first Elvis Week. A spark between them quickly ...

Educational inequality is 'existential threat,' former education secretary says in Memphis  The Commercial Appeal

Educational inequality is an "existential threat" to goals of the advancement of society, former U.S. Secretary of Education John King said in Memphis on ...

Tennessee High School Football scoreboard, Week 7  The Tennessean

Find out which Middle Tennessee high school football teams won in Week 7.

Knoxville-area high school football scoreboard, Week 11  Knoxville News Sentinel

A look at the Knoxville-area high school football scores for Week 11 with games played Oct. 25-26.

Alternative program gives troubled youth a second chance

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Three Wooddale High School students will get a second chance after getting caught gambling and fighting in the cafeteria. They've ...

Tennessee high school football scores, Week 10  The Tennessean

See when your Middle Tennessee high school football team is playing in Week 10.

Radicalized: The Story of Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad  Memphis Flyer

Nine years ago, 24-year-old Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad shot two people at a military recruiting center in Little Rock. Acting as a lone-wolf terrorist and ...

Tennessee football state semifinal scores  The Tennessean

The Tennessee football playoffs have hit the semifinals. See which teams advanced to the BlueCross Bowl.

East Tennessee High School Football: Week 8 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

Week 8 is a wrap and only three remain in the high school football season. Here are some highlights and a recap of the best games in the area. ▻Powell came ...

12-year-old arrested in brother's stabbing death  WMC Action News 5

A 12-year-old is in custody after his 15-year-old brother was stabbed to death. Memphis Police Department said the 12-year-old is responsible for stabbing and ...

East Tennessee High School Football: Week 10 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

TSSAA high school football game updates from across East Tennessee and Knoxville.

Greeneville, Cade Ballard crush Maplewood in semifinal matchup of Mr. Football finalists  Knoxville News Sentinel

Army commitment Cade Ballard led Greeneville to a 43-8 Class 4A semifinal win over Maplewood in a showdown of Mr. Football finalists.

It's about relationships, say Memphis students on race and violence  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Amid the national conversation about issues of race, policing and safety, Memphis students weigh in.

Hendersonville football beats Riverdale for first playoff win in three seasons  The Tennessean

First-year Hendersonville coach James Beasley led the Commandos to their first playoff win since 2015 on Friday.

Brentwood football gets late turnover, beats Independence in double OT in second round  The Tennessean

The Brentwood football team has lost quite a bit this season. The Bruins haven't lost their fight.

Independence football only needs one quarterback in 42-31 win over Brentwood  The Tennessean

BRENTWOOD — Independence had planned on using two quarterbacks in its critical Region 6-6A matchup against at first-place Brentwood. Ethan Cash ...

Memphis native proposes to girlfriend at West Virginia basketball game  WMC Action News 5

It was the highlight of the game as Memphis native Oterrious Diggins proposed to his longtime girlfriend at West Virginia University's women's basketball game.

A Place to be Heard  Memphis Daily News

On a recent weekday afternoon at AngelStreet in North Memphis, dozens of girls age 8-18 are practicing a song, “We Are the World.” Their voices seem to blend ...

Education Secretary to visit Knoxville during back-to-school tour

U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. is set to come to Knoxville later this month. The U.S. Department of Education says in a news release that King is ...

Former Memphis Tigers Plan Alumni Basketball Game  Memphis Daily News

Look back to look ahead. That's what former University of Memphis basketball players Jeremy Hunt and Willie Kemp are trying to do with the first alumni game, ...

15-year-old killed in drive-by shooting is latest child homicide (w/video)  Memphis Commercial Appeal

Eleven youths aged 17 or under have been killed in Memphis this year, just one shy of the number killed in that same age group in all of 2015.

VA medical centers will remain open on George H.W. Bush Day of Mourning  The Tennessean

In honor of the fourty-first President's military *service*, Tennessee VA medical centers will continue to provide care for veterans.

Bush campaigned at Old Country Store in Jackson 30 years ago  Jackson Sun

As news of the death of former President George H.W. Bush spread across the nation late Friday night, memories of those who met him were shared from all ...

George H.W. Bush Day of Mourning: What it means in Tennessee  The Tennessean

By order of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, flags over the State Capitol and all state buildings are to be lowered to half-staff until sunset on Dec. 30 to honor Bush.

Columbine to Oregon's Umpqua College: A tragic list of school shootings since 1999  Westword

Update: Periodically, we've compiled rosters of school shootings that have taken place since the attack on Columbine High School — and such incidents appear ...

Acting for Good | The Fly-By | Memphis News and Events  Memphis Flyer

Young playwright helps kids at her new downtown acting studio.

Oak Ridge Boys kept solemn promise to George H.W. Bush: 'It's what you do for friends'  USA TODAY

It's what you do for friends,” said the Oak Ridge Boys' Duane Allen, whose group made a promise to the late president long before his death that they would ...

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