<strong>Mike McCarthy</strong>

Memphis has plenty of musical heroes

Every neighborhood boasts landmarks related to city's rich history

Think of Aretha Franklin or Isaac Hayes in Soulsville, Willie Mitchell in Orange Mound and Dewey Phillips at the Hotel Chisca. A Rufus Thomas statue could go just about anywhere in town and Memphis Minnie and Furry Lewis sure would look good on Beale Street.

Some good news for lady lawyers

The appointment of Katharine Schaffzin as dean of the University of Memphis School of Law counters discouraging national trends. Memphis Law and the community are cultivating a place where women who are lawyers get access to leadership roles.

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