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NEW BOOK ABOUT MANASSAS

July 3, 2012 by Michael O. Hollowell (Register to contact)

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I AM PRESENTLY WRITING A BOOK ABOUT MANASSAS. MS. ADDIE JONES WROTE A BOOK ABOUT MANASSAS IN THE 60s. IT WAS ENTITLED "PORTRAIT OF A GHETTO SCHOOL." HOWEVER, THE BOOK I'M WRITING IS "THE NEW MANASSAS: TRANSFORMATION BEYOND THE GHETTO. MS. JONES LEFT OUT QUITE A FEW ALUMNI IN HER BOOK. I WANT TO INCLUDE A SHORT BIO OF ANY MANASSAS ALUMNI THAT WANT TO APPEAR IN THIS NEW BOOK. SEND ME YOUR RESUME AND I WILL COMPILE A BIO FROM THAT. MY EMAIL ADDRESS IS *****@yahoo.com or mail me a copy of your resume TO: MICHAEL O. HOLLOWELL 1125 TULLY STREET, MEMPHIS,TN 38107. I WILL INCLUDE ANY ALUMNI OF MANASSAS THAT WOULD LIKE FOR THEIR BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH TO APPEAR IN MY BOOK.

Henry Stampley 1970

December 8, 2008 by Joyce Anderson Crawford (Register to contact)

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Henry Stampley has written a book about
a journey through the adoption process of a severely abused child with disabilities. The book's title is A
Fragile Child's Cry - If you would like to read more about his experience and to purchase a copy, go to his blog and see the pictures and an excerpt of the book.

a*****.com

We are so proud of this alumni -- Go Henry

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Former Memphis high school basketball players, now 26, reunited at LeMoyne-Owen

November 2, 2017 by The Commercial Appeal

The Commercial AppealThe 6-foot point guard graduated from Manassas in 2010 and went on to redshirt during his first year at Southwest Tennessee, when he and Ellis initially wore the same uniform. He then played two seasons there, starting 16 games and averaging 7.9 points ...

A Week's Tribute to Jimmie Lunceford

October 20, 2017 by Memphis Flyer (blog)

Memphis Flyer (blog)Below is a schedule of planned events. Be sure to check Herd's website for updates on venues which are as yet to be determined. Kickoff at Manassas High School–Monday, October 23, 2017, 12:45 pm-2:15pm; "Memphis Rhythm Was His Business: A Jimmie ...

Southern Exposure: Searching for clues to the death of a bandleader

July 24, 2017 by Daily Astorian

Daily AstorianAs an athletics instructor at Manassas High School in Memphis, Lunceford organized a student band, the Chickasaw Syncopators, whose name was changed to the Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra. Under the new name, the band started its professional career in 1929 ...

Police stop student from bringing gun to school

January 31, 2017 by wreg.com

wreg.comMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- WREG is working to find out the identity of a Manassas High School student arrested for bringing a gun on campus. Memphis Police say the student was stopped when he attempted to bring the firearm through a metal detector. "I just saw ...

Gun found at Manassas High School checkpoint

January 31, 2017 by wreg.com

wreg.comThis is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. ×. Gun found at Manassas High School checkpoint. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A gun was found at Manassas ...

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements for Dec. 25

December 25, 2016 by The Commercial Appeal

The Commercial AppealMrs. Frieson is a graduate of Manassas High School and retired from teaching at Memphis City Schools after more than 30 years of service. Mr. Frieson is a graduate of Woodstock High School, served in U.S. Army and retired after 32 years of service from ...

Last day of free health clinic held today

October 9, 2016 by FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 MemphisA free clinic is being held at Manassas High School in Memphis. It fills up quick, I hear. pic.twitter.com/GhsT7GG2Gi. — Tony Atkins (@TonyAtkinsFOX13) October 8, 2016. Remote Area Medical has volunteers on hand to provide free dental, vision and ...

Former Manassas High principal charged with forgery, theft

May 4, 2016 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealThe former principal at Manassas High School has been accused of stealing school funds by forging signatures on 14 checks. James Griffin, 42, was arrested Tuesday charged with multiple counts of theft of property $1,000 to $10,000, forgery and official ...

Manassas High principal arrested charged with theft and forgery

May 4, 2016 by wreg.com

wreg.comMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- James Griffin, the popular principal at Manassas High School, is facing criminal charges. The 42-year-old was arrested Tuesday on several counts of theft, forgery and official misconduct. According to a statement from Shelby County ...

Manassas High School principal faces long list of charges

May 4, 2016 by WMC Action News 5

In May, the assistant principal told detectives that her signature had been forged on 10 Tri-State Bank checks from the high school. Griffin is accused of co-signing fourteen checks with forged signatures. He's charged with 15 counts of official ...

Regions Bank Social Responsibility Report Celebrates Community Collaboration

March 17, 2016 by Business Wire (press release)

Business Wire (press release)Manassas High School in Memphis, Tenn., is one of more than 200 West Tennessee schools where Regions offers financial education programs. For Regions At Work® Coordinator Amy Cresswell, the Regions Senior Institute program at Manassas holds a personal ...

Former Vol star Cedrick Wilson picked to coach Manassas

December 10, 2015 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealJust one day after cutting ties with Carl Coleman, the Manassas football team has named its new head football coach. Cedrick Wilson — who starred at quarterback at Melrose and wide receiver at Tennessee before going on to play in the NFL — will coach ...

Book review: 'Against the Grain,' high school coach Bill Courtney on life, values

May 15, 2014 by Yahoo Sports (blog)

Simple question: Why would a man with a brand-new business and four children decide to take on a job as a football coach for a downtrodden, downward-trending high school? Simpler answer: because he believed it was his responsibility to do so. For six ...

All That Jazz in the Land of Blues

November 6, 2013 by Memphis Magazine

Memphis MagazineBut Memphis is also the home of Manassas High School. Almost three decades after Buddy Bolden stepped into the “jazz” spotlight, Jimmie Lunceford came to Memphis after studying music at Fisk University in Nashville. He became the football coach, taught ...

Bill Courtney Interview: Former Manassas Tigers Football Coach On 'Undefeated,' Winning Players

August 29, 2012 by Huffington Post

When Bill Courtney patrolled the sidelines at Manassas High School in Memphis, Tenn., the team had a saying, “Let's do what we do, and how we do it.” The mantra may have prioritized process over prizes but soon enough success followed for a team that ...

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