Wednesday to "have his stomach pumped." He was treated and sent home. Ray Adams, a spokesman for the hospital, said the man was schedule to be admitted to the hospital yesterday. [posted August 17, 2008] The Press-Scimtar April 10, 1980 By Ken Garland Press-Scimitar Staff Writer Two women police officers and a woman security officer at the Veterans Administration Hospital at 1030 Jefferson disarmed a man who entered the hospital earlier today and held the security officer at gunpoint, police said. Meanwhile, officers Gantt and Lovett were at the hospital gathering information on a stabbing victim, were approached in the emergency room area by a nurse who had seen the incident begin, said Capt. After hearing what had happened, the two officers went looking for the security officer.

The man was arrested after he voluntarily lowered a shotgun he had been pointing at the head of the security officer, Kathryn A. Officer Gantt said she spotted the suspect standing near the guard with his shotgun pointed toward the floor.

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While many of the rules had been around, but not enforced, a few of them have students rolling their eyes in disgust. Girls can't wear short shorts, sandals without a back strap, high heel shoes or hats.

And students are forbidden to have at school Liquid Paper correction fluid, Magic Markers or any items that might be used to deface school property. " grumbled a girl who was wearing strapless shoes that didn't meet the new code's standards. " Winston, a tall, slim man with a disarming smile, also has rules he wants parents to follow: Don't keep students home to babysit or leave town for vacation during the school year.

"I may be flexible on some of the rules." One mother whose son was suspended for three days for wearing braids has called the administration and complained about the school's code of conduct. At 56, Winston is returning to Memphis after living in the Los Angeles area for 31 years.

He was a teacher, principal and assistant superintendent for the Compton and Inglewood, Calif., public school systems.

Police who were at the basketball game at East for security were escorting the visiting team out following the game when a scuffle broke out...

While that was happening, a second fight broke out, and when police went to quell that disturbance, they heard four or five shots ring out... He leaves his mother and father, Barbara Sutherland and Henry Sutherland; two brothers, Terrell Sutherland and Henry Sutherland Jr., all of Memphis; his grandparents, Elese Dorsey, Margie Sutherland and Shed Sutherland, and his great-grandmothers, Lucinda Randall of Camden, Miss., and Irene Mc Morris of Alabama.

yesterday when she noticed a man whom she had seen at the hospital earlier walking toward her with a sawed off shotgun.

"He was coming toward me with this shotgun pointed toward me. When I saw him I stopped so he wouldn't think I was going to try anything. Gantt said when she saw that he was armed she drew her pistol and ordered him to lay the shotgun on the floor. Gantt and Miss Malone continued to talk to the man while Ms. "That shotgun was loaded and cocked," Miss Malone said. He kept telling them he would shoot me, but he told me he wouldn't.

The East Junior High School basketball squad practiced Saturday. They were thinking about Glenn Taylor, Jr., a smooth, rangy forward on the team who was shot to death Friday night on the parking lot behind East High School...

His mother said she was in the East gymnasium Friday when a young girl rushed in and shouted: "Little Glenn's been shot! as a 15-year-old boy was trying to break up a fight between several women in the parking lot behind East High School after a basketball game with Central High.

In addition to suspension or expulsion for such violations as fighting or bringing weapons to school, the penalties include possible Saturday school, night classes or detention.