Women In War stories sought

GrenadaStar wants to share the stories of area women and their roles in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts. Do you know a ‘Rosie the Riveter,’ a nurse, a stenographer or other military supporter? If so, please contact Managing Editor Nanette Laster: Editor@GrenadaStar.com

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Mail order marijuana?

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer An attempted mail delivery of approximately four pounds of marijuana has lead to an arrest and an investigation by the Grenada Police Department. The investigation stems from an incident on East Pearl Street, in which a person accepted a package of marijuana in the mail. According to the police department’s…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Frances Canterbury, 87, of Grenada. Mortimer National Funeral Home. Limmie Hughes, 87, of Grenada. Hughes and Sons Funeral Home. Alvildia James, 95, of Grenada. McKibben and Guinn Funeral Services.

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Little returns home to coach Kirk

By CHUCK HATHCOCK         Sports Editor     Passionate and emotional. Those may be best words to describe new Kirk Academy football coach Jason Little. It was those qualities that caught KA Headmaster Dr. Randy Poss’ eye during the interview process. “Coach Little’s passion was the determining factor in making the hire,” Poss said. “He is…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

James Archie ‘Tiny’ Britt Jr, 61,  of Grenada: Oliver Funeral Home, Winona Willie George Campbell, 63, of Grenada: Clark-Williams Funeral Home Richard Lee Carter, 56, of Grenada: Clark-Williams Funeral Home John M. Fancher Jr., 95, of Greenwood: Lord & Williams Funeral Home, Greenwood Kijuan Kregg Forrest, 46, of Winona: Roberts and Sons, Winona John Henry…

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City clean up starts Saturday

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Large garbage dumpsters will be placed in each of the city’s wards for the start of Saturday’s first Community Clean-Up Day. The Community Clean-up Day is scheduled from 8 a.m – 3 p.m., and according to City Manager Trey Baker, the entire city are asked to participate by cleaning up…

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Crash kills Grenada pilot

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer A Grenada man was killed Sunday when a crop duster he was flying crashed in Leflore County. Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks identified the man as Owen Dale Holland, 68. He was killed Sunday afternoon on a county road near Minter City, about 28 miles west of Holcomb. Banks said…

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Children’s fishing rodeo cancelled

Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters announced Thursday that the children’s fishing rodeo has been cancelled. It was suppose to be held at the North end of Grenada Lake, but impending bad weather forced officials to cancel the event. However, the Mississippi State championship will still take place. Fishermen will fish 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. both Friday…

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New Name for Ole Miss?

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III Chancellor and Distinguished Professor Jeffrey S. Vitter recently sent out a letter to “clarify misconceptions about the ‘Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on History and Context’ and its work.” He said the feedback on the previous letter was “very positive,” which actually leads one to wonder why…

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Raiders split games with Leake

Despite it still being early in the season, the Kirk Raiders found themselves in an important doubleheader against Leake Academy. A day prior, KA had lost a 20-0 decision in a tournament game at Hillcrest Christian School in Jackson. Things didn’t look much better in the opening game at Raider Field as Leake cruised to…

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