Herenton rips Tom Lee Park plan, says Strickland delaying decision until after election

By Updated: July 18, 2019 5:41 PM CT | Published: July 18, 2019 11:55 AM CT
<strong>Mayoral contender and former mayor Willie Herenton denounces the Tom Lee Park plan during a press conference in Butler Park overlooking Tom Lee Park on&nbsp; Thursday, July 18.&nbsp;&ldquo;I emphatically oppose this plan with every fiber of my being. We must not be silent,&rdquo; Herenton said.</strong>&nbsp;(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Mayoral contender and former mayor Willie Herenton denounces the Tom Lee Park plan during a press conference in Butler Park overlooking Tom Lee Park on  Thursday, July 18. “I emphatically oppose this plan with every fiber of my being. We must not be silent,” Herenton said. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Willie Herenton Jim Strickland 2019 Memphis Elections Tom Lee Park Memphis River Parks Partnership
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Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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