5 great things in the Mid-South this week

5 great things in the Mid-South this week
Published: Jul. 24, 2015 at 9:10 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2015 at 7:13 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - As storms rolled into the Mid-South this week, so did a number of great events and a lot of good news!

Methodist Lebonheur Healthcare announced a new collaboration with the Mayo Clinic, a worldwide leader in medicine.

The Mayo Clinic chose Methodist and Memphis over Nashville, Jackson, Mississippi, and Little Rock.

Lebonheur Children's Hospital ranked 32nd on a list of the top 50 children's hospitals in the world.

The list was aggregated online at

The Shelby County Commission Committee announced plans to honor the late Judge D'Army Bailey.

Wednesday, the committee voted to name the Shelby County Civil Courthouse after the civil rights trailblazer and founder of the National Civil Rights Museum.

Monday, the full Shelby County Commission will vote on the measure.

At a gas station in Covington, Tennessee, Mid-South bikers came to the rescue of a woman who was stranded far from home.

The woman locked her keys, wallet, and phone inside her car. When they saw her in tears, they stepped in and pried her door open with a coat hanger.

Local church volunteers prepared to help young students learn to be better readers.

Team Read will work with second graders at 10 schools across Shelby county for 30 minutes, twice a week.

Thanks for another great week in the Mid-South!  Have a great weekend.

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