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Worsham chamber banquet guest

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Singer, songwriter and now author Charlie Worsham will be the special guest performer at this year’s Grenada Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Chamber Banquet. The banquet is set for Feb. 9 at the Corey Forum at Holmes Community College, and officials have urged the public to get tickets while they…

FAKE NEWS! FAKE NEWS!

This photo, with a short caption claiming that it was taken on Interstate 55 North of Grenada yesterday, was posted on Facebook and shared more than 10,000 times. This is not a Grenada scene. For accurate news, read the GrenadaStar. For more information, see the GrenadaStar Printed Edition or the GrenadaStar E-Edition. You may subscribe…

Grenada site added to EPA Superfund

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Environmental Protection Agency proposed additional clean up in Grenada as it lists the nation’s most contaminated toxic land areas, known as Superfund sites. The EPA proposed clean up efforts at the Rockwell International Wheel and Trim site in Grenada, along with nine other sites across the country to the…

WE WANT SNOW PICTURES!

Should the Grenada area get snowfall Monday night and into Tuesday, GrenadaStar invites you to share your photos with us. Send color, high resolution jpegs to Editor@GrenadaStar.com

Grenadian killed in Starkville

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer A Grenada resident was shot and killed at the Starkville Walmart during the weekend. Authorities identified the victim as Dr. Shauna Witt, 42, an optometrist who operated an office inside the store. Saturday, a man the Starkville police identified as Tommy Chisholm, 41, of Kosciusko, was arrested and charged with…

Tourism support

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Grenada City Council has added its stamp of approval to a possible renewal and increase of the city’s tourism tax, set to go before the state legislature soon. At their regular meeting Monday night, the motion to approve of a tourism bill resolution passed unanimously. A resolution passed by…

City raises five salaries at special meeting

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer In a recent special called December meeting, the Grenada City Council voted on pay increases for five city contractual employees. According to minutes from that meeting, pay increases were given to the city’s municipal judge (Rusty Harlow); city engineer (Robert Willis); city attorney (Mary Brown); city public defender (Robbi Wilson);…

Board of Supervisors Minutes, Dec. 2017

December 13 2017 BOS Minutes[1]

November 6, 2017 Supervisor’s minutes

Minutes from Grenada County Supervisors, November 6, 2017 Meeting. Nov 6 Supervisor Minutes

Pleas close devastating case

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   The legal chapter is closed on the death of three-year-old A’marion Bounds as the two people convicted on second degree murder charges in connection with the case were sentenced to a combined 53 years in prison. Wednesday, Cortina Ewing, the mother of the child killed on Christmas Eve 2014,…

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