Vol. 1, Issue 9 October 2019 KEEPING YOU UP-TO-DATE MONTHLY WITH THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN SHELBY COUNTY, TN i LoveShe l byCoun t y . com The Rebirth of the Memphis Cotton Makers’ Jubilee, Inc. 2019 Coronation was held September 28, 2019. LETTER FROM THE EDITOR By Yvonne D. Nelson, Ph.D. It is difficult to believe, but NEWSCENE is but two editions away from celebrating its one-year anniversary! Time is really flying. The September Special Election section went over well and we are looking forward to ending this year with a bang! Please remember to subscribe online to get occasional reminders about when monthly editions are published. For those of you who prefer a hard copy, thanks! Subscriptions are available for $84/year, $42/bi-annually, or $7/month. You can call us at 901-300-0250, subscribe and/or pay online (or by check made payable to) DI’MANS, Inc., or email us at NEWSCENEShelbyCo@gmail.com. We can be contacted by mail at DI’MANS, Inc. dba I Love Shelby County, P.O. Box 9146, Memphis, TN 38190-0146. Thank you, The Tennessee AB room located in the elegant and recently remodeled Hilton Memphis hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard in Memphis, TN, was the perfect location for the MCMJ’s 2019 Coronation Ball. The theme of the event, “The Rebirth of the Memphis Cotton Makers’ Jubilee,” introduced the 2019 King, Krish A. Taylor, and Queen, Demetrice Bolton Sanders. King Krish is a Melrose High School graduate and member of Antioch MB and Golden Gate Cathedral churches. He is an automobile Sales and Lease Representative at Chuck Hutton Toyota in Whitehaven and has worked in the automobile industry for the past 20 years. Queen Demetrice, who recently retired from the Memphis Housing Authority, entered into the real estate investing market and has purchased several properties in and around the Memphis. The Psychology and Business Administration major is married to Randy Sanders, attends the Anointed Temple of Praise, has two children—Randy Jr. and Zemetria—and is the daughter of Walter and Alice Poplar. Queen Demetrice loves to travel and is passionate about giving back to the Memphis community that she grew up in. Continued on Page 7

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