The Early Word: Oil spill threatened Memphis water, and Mud Island gets a fresh look

Bianca Phillips By , Daily Memphian
Updated: July 08, 2022 6:36 AM CT | Published: July 08, 2022 6:33 AM CT Subscribers only

Memphis-Shelby County Schools Superintendent Joris Ray says his “private actions” didn’t violate district policy, a rainbow slasher is on the loose in Bartlett and a Midtown institution is closing shop.


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Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips is a Northeast Arkansas native and long-time Memphian with more than a decade of experience in local journalism. She’s a diehard morning person who spends her free time running marathons and ultras, practicing daily yoga, and stuffing her face with vegan food.


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