The Early Word: Happy birthday to us! Plus, Brian Kelsey appeals

Bianca Phillips By , Daily Memphian
Updated: September 18, 2023 8:26 AM CT | Published: September 18, 2023 6:14 AM CT Premium

Calkins hopes the stadium funding plan doesn’t scare off the Grizzlies, Drake and Zeke get a brass note and we look at how Hattiloo is selling out shows. 


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Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips is a Northeast Arkansas native and longtime Memphian with two decades of experience in local journalism and public relations. She’s a diehard morning person who spends her free time training for marathons and ultras. And she’s the author of “Cookin Crunk: Eatin’ Vegan in the Dirty South.”


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