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Past articles by Clay:

Jonas Valanciunas, Ja Morant lead Grizzlies past Hawks, 118-101

Josh Jackson had 17 points, Dillon Brooks and De’Anthony Melton added 13 each and Memphis won its fourth in the last five. → Read More

Ja Morant has 27 points, 14 assists as Grizzlies defeat Lakers 105-88

LeBron James scored 19 points and Anthony Davis finished with 15 points and nine rebounds as Los Angeles lost for only the second time in February. → Read More

Brooks, Valanciunas lead Grizzlies to third straight win

The Grizzlies defeated the Denver Nuggets, one of the top teams in the NBA's Western Conference, on Tuesday night. → Read More

Burks scores 29 as Warriors end skid with win over Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies host the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday. → Read More

Monsignor Machado resigns from post as second-in-command of Memphis Catholic diocese

Monsignor Clement Machado has resigned as vicar general of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis less than two weeks after two archbishops visited the diocese → Read More

Retired Millington police officer killed in accident while riding a motorcycle

Retired Millington police officer Bill Merchant died Sunday in a midday traffic accident while riding a motorcycle in the suburb. Charges pending against second driver → Read More

Woman who rented Lakeland clubhouse where shooting occurred files intimidation report

The woman who rented the Lakeland clubhouse where three teens were wounded has filed an intimidation report and disputes some claims by Mayor Wyatt Bunker → Read More

More than two dozen shell casings found near Lakeland clubhouse where trio of teens wounded

Three juveniles were wounded Sunday night shooting at a Lakeland clubhouse. Deputies found more than 25 shell casings in area. → Read More

Embattled Houston High choir director fired after internal investigation

William Rayburn, the Houston High choir director, suspended without pay a month over suspicious interactions with students was terminated Monday morning → Read More

Germantown police were called to 'creepy' incident involving former Houston principal Kyle Cherry

Kyle Cherry, who resigned this week as Houston High principal, stood on a ladder outside a co-worker's house in the middle of the night last summer. → Read More

Former Germantown Fire Chief Dennis Wolf to lead new Lakeland Fire Department

Dennis Wolf, who served as Germantown fire chief 15 years will head Lakeland's fire department when it begins operation in July 2019. → Read More

Jerry 'The King' Lawler rises from stroke scare, returns in time for WrestleMania events

Jerry "The King" Lawler has again recovered from a health scare -- a March 21 stroke that threatened his appearance at WrestleMania → Read More

Three hopefuls vie for Republican nomination in county mayor's race as early voting begins

GOP candidates Lenoir, Roland and Touliatos are seeking the party's nomination for Shelby County mayor as early voting opens Wednesday. → Read More

Democratic candidates Chism and Harris vie for party nod in county mayor's race.

Sidney Chism and Lee Harris are seeking the Democratic nomination to run for county mayor in August. → Read More

Arlington High will allow student participation in National Walkout Day without repercussions

Arlington Community Schools is providing 30-minute, on-campus program for students wishing to participate in National Walkout Day on April 20 → Read More

Sanford switching stations in another departure from Channel 3

After seven years as political commentator for Channel 3, Otis Sanford is moving to Local 24 with similar, and expanded, duties. → Read More

Dropped derringer discharges inside Germantown clinic. No one wounded. Man charged.

A man visiting a Germantown clinic accidentally dropped a derringer from a holster on his hip, sending a bullet through a wall into a procedure room → Read More

Angus McEachran, former editor of The Commercial Appeal, has died

The former editor had retired in 2002 and died Monday after a short illness, his daughter said. → Read More

Carver leaving sports desk at Channel 3 after three decades of covering local sports

Glenn Carver, a mainstay in local sports broadcasting for the past 34 years, is leaving Channel 3 at the end of the month for a job at FedEx Express → Read More

Federal authorities indict 25 gang members on drug and weapons charges

An federal investigation has led to the indictment of 25 members or associates of a street group known as Major Stackz Entertainment → Read More