News and Features

Melissa Cookston and Memphis Barbecue Co.

Labor Day is this weekend …

... that means most of us while be firing up the grill to enjoy the last official weekend of summer.

This week on WKNO's Behind the Headlines, host Eric Barnes explores some hot topics in the Memphis media: confederate monuments, a new theater at Graceland and more. The roundtable includes Micaela Watts with High Ground News, Bernal Smith with the New Tri-State Defender and Bill Dries with the Memphis Daily News

WKNO-TV

What is the future of the Mid-South Fairgrounds? On WKNO's Behind the Headlines, host Eric Barnes and Memphis Daily News reporter Bill Dries talks with Marvin Stockwell of Friends of the Fairgrounds, Fred Jones, founder of the Southern Heritage Classic, and Paul Young, director of Memphis Housing and Community Development. 

Cooling it Down

Aug 22, 2017
MemPops

There is no better snack on a warm August day than an ice cold popsicle!


Rob Grayson

WKNO's Morning Edition host Rob Grayson has been in Memphis radio for longer than he would like to admit.


Germantown Parks & Recreation

The Bobby Lanier Farm Park is a true gem hidden in Germantown, Tennessee.


Jennifer Chandler

August is the perfect month to enjoy Panzanella Salad!


City and State

Cold Brew Coffee is the new “it” item on coffee shop menus across the country.


Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM

Summer is the season of camps, vacations and relaxation. For many teenagers, it’s also a time of first jobs. This year, Shelby County partnered with the nonprofit Clean Memphis to offer work experience and a paycheck to 100 young people. The job: help Shelby County tackle its blight problem.


Kathy Hester, www.healthyslowcooking.com

Summer is the best time of year to enjoy fresh fruit!


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