‘Sputnik’ breaks orbit for repairs

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: May 12, 2021 6:58 AM CT | Published: May 11, 2021 4:09 PM CT

The city’s only Roto-Sphere business sign is in the shop for repairs. But fret not Memphis, says the management of Joe’s Wines & Liquor, “Sputnik” will return.


Joe's Wines & Liquors Roto-Sphere Sputnik retail Ross Larson Balton Sign Co.
Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.