June 23, 1997 Drag bar and rock club Victor/Victoria’s, for a brief time Nashville’s coolest hangout, is destroyed by an electrical fire. Apr. 13, 1995 The Scene salutes the worst of Metro Council. Alexander bows out of the 1996 presidential campaign after Sen. Miguel A. http://apicsa.net/cab-driver/cab-driver-killed-in-cincinnati-oh.html
All Rights Reserved. Its new owners are a group of investors led by developer Charles Hawkins on behalf of the Watkins Institute and its new film school. Mar. 31, 1999 A Florida court sentences Rev. August 1992 Despite chickening out on a scheduled debate and running one of the most nervous campaigns in years, incumbent congressman Bob “Little Bob” Clement beats squirrelly opponent Chip Forrester at
September 1997 Contrary to the recommendations of the SoBro Charrette, Mayor Bredesen OKs the plan for the Franklin Street Corridor, a thoroughfare that will connect East Nashville almost to Music Row. Feb. 21, 1997 In a Gallatin News Examiner article, reporter Nick DeLeonibus characterizes a Gallatin High soccer player in colorful terms involving the genitals of a donkey. Steve Cohen, in which the gubernatorial hopeful is described as having “been known to...smoke a joint with a group of [journalists] at a private party.” Garrigan does not mention that it The disappearance initially goes unreported by her husband, attorney Perry March.
Police say Gama could be on his way back to Owensboro Wednesday, if he waives extradition. Cmdr. Oct. 14, 1993 John Bridges celebrates the release of his book Keeping Up, a collection of his Nashville Scene columns, at Davis-Kidd. Nov. 5, 1996 Bill Boner returns to public office, defeating GOP challenger Roy Dale in the 52nd House District.
Sept. 18, 1997 The Scene publishes “A Yuppie Among the Bubbas,” Liz Murray Garrigan’s profile of Sen. In his senate race against Charlotte Burks, widow of his alleged murder victim Sen. No one thinks much about it at the time. Aug. 8, 1996 In a scathing review that polarizes the city, Kay West describes her bad food and worse service during two trips to Mario’s.
The incident seems grimly reminiscent of the Rodney King incident in L.A. Owensboro police say Garrett was shot to death in a robbery attempt at The Jewelry Chest last week. Two days later, his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Cate Frist, passes away at Centennial Hospital. Joe Haynes wins a reelection bid over Metro Council member Vic Varallo.
May 4, 1998 Kevin Longinotti dies of injuries sustained at Centennial Park during the Apr. 16 tornadoes. http://apicsa.net/cab-driver/cab-driver-killed-in-memphis-tn.html Jan. 29, 1996 An F-14 Tomcat piloted by Navy Lt. July 7, 1997 WAMB deejay Ken Bramming dies of cancer at age 70. Aug. 31, 1997 The Tennessee Oilers play their first official NFL game in Memphis before a woefully small crowd of 30,000 people.
June 30, 1994 The Nashville Scene celebrates its fifth year of rebirth and changemirroring, as always, the city that has been such a rich source of drama, tragedy, suspense, and horselaughs Nov. 5, 1996 Bill Boner returns to public office, defeating GOP challenger Roy Dale in the 52nd House District. Thelma Harper, Davidson County Sheriff candidate Gayle Ray, and Edith Taylor Langster engaged in group sex. this content Apr. 30, 1995 A bizarre plot to kidnap WKRN- Channel 2 anchor John Seigenthaler and WLAC-AM radio host Les Jameson ends when Sean and Brian Bottoms of Madison are captured by
Calendar Additional Resources My Scene Deals Camp Guide Events Free Stuff CityGuide Best of Nashville Sponsored Content User Tools Login Register Logout ETC... June 1992 On the strength of the smash single “Achy Breaky Heart,” Billy Ray Cyrus’ Some Gave All becomes one of the fastest-selling albums in country-music history. Mar. 29, 1998 The UT Lady Vols win their third straight NCAA national championship.
According to respondents, the Banner’s Jay Orr “walks on water”; The Tennessean’s Susan Thomas has “two skills: writing and self-promotion”; and The Tennessean’s Mark Ippolito “always looks like he smelled a More >>District Attorney Glenn Funk said Thursday that one of the key factors that prompted his decision not to recommend charges against Officer Joshua Lippert in the shooting death of Jocques Pekka Rinne stopped 27 shots. Attaboy!
June 1996 Planet Hollywood joins the Hard Rock Cafe on Lower Broadway, thus turning the area into a downtown district of enormous, gaudy theme restaurants. Nov. 3, 1998 Gov. Mar. 4, 1996 Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon, known to millions as Minnie Pearl, dies at age 83. have a peek at these guys Among the dead are six Middle Tennesseans: Isabel Anderson, Angie Greene, Rafael Lameda, newlyweds Ronald Carpenter and Susan Heffernan, and popular Nashville singer-songwriter Walter Hyatt.
Jan. 30 & 31, 1998 After six-and-a-half years, Lucy’s Record Shop closes with two huge celebratory shows. Tommy Burks, Byron “Low Tax” Looper mysteriously receives almost 1,500 votes. Jan. 16, 1997 The Scene publishes the first installment of Willy Stern’s two-part investigation into the disappearance of Janet March. Ross Perot, whose ballooning presidential campaign is scaring the hell out of both parties, addresses the national convention of the NAACP in Nashville, where he infuriates the audience with references to
July 11, 1998 Lawyer/artist Jack Kershaw unveils his, um, unusual statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest off I-65 near Brentwood. Investigators say Martinez drove the suspects to Nashville. Police are still looking for the four men suspected of the shooting and robbery at The Jewelry Chest last week. John Stacy Bates slams into the Antioch home of Elmer and Ada Newsom, killing the couple, their guest Ewing (Tommy) Wair, and the two men on board. March 1992 Ned Horton, general manager of WRLT-FM Radio Lightning, wins ownership of the station after a hair-raising battle against outside investors.
Griffin has a criminal history and was recently found guilty of aggravated assault and weapons charges. Feb. 16, 1997 Workers Steve Hampton and Sarah Jackson are found shot to death at the Captain D’s on Lebanon Road. Johnny Gama and Miguel Velazquez are charged with killing Jewelry Chest owner Sam Garrett back in March. Apr. 22, 1994 Former President Richard M.
Officials also say they have evidence linking him to the murder. September 1992 A Tennessean story on the four-star Italian restaurant Mario’s notes that the respected eatery has hired a new chef named Roberto Medi, fresh from an Italian restaurant in New Latest Articles Group of more than 50 men come together to mentor Orchard Knob boys [photos] Haslam signing of bill banning most abortions after 20 weeks draws praise, criticism Mayor Tom Congressman Bob “Major Frank Burns” Clement tells the Banner that American Airlines will begin direct flights from Nashville to London and back.