Thursday, March 20, 2008

AP-Ophelia Ford to return to TN Senate


State Sen. Ophelia Ford is expected to return to the Legislature next week after being absent with an unspecified illness since the session started in January.Ford's temporary assistant, Sherwine Lucien, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Memphis Democrat had contacted her about booking a flight to Nashville on Monday."As far as we know, she should be here Monday," Lucien said.