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How does this garden grow?

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer One Grenada civic club has literally broken ground in an effort to support the local Soup Kitchen. According to Rob Dambrino, Rotary president-elect, members of the Grenada Rotary Club and the Grenada Interact Clubs recently started their Life Garden Project, a new vegetable garden to benefit the Grenada Soup Kitchen.…

Donate Life celebration at UMMC

GRENADA, Miss. – The Grenada community is invited to celebrate the gift of organ donation during a gathering April 20 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada. The Donate Life Celebration is just one of the hospital’s observances during National Donate Life Month. Activities kicked off April 1 and continue through the April 20…

EDD director discuss economic growth

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Economic Director Matthew Harrison told the Grenada Tourism Commission that a projected sports complex is only a small piece of the overall economic pie. Harrison met with the Grenada Tourism Commission on Thursday at the Regions Center and made a presentation showing what he called an economic revolution for the…

Boil Water alert

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer A boil water notice has been issued for some customers of the Young’s Water and Sewer District. The water association says this notice affects customers on the Dividing Ridge well. This notice was issued due to a loss of pressure on the well Wednesday as a result of a line…

Top officials visit Grenada School District

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Grenada School District drew statewide attention this week showing why it has become one of Mississippi’s top schools when it comes to innovation. State, local and school officials, along with industry leaders, toured the school district Tuesday and saw what it takes to be a district of innovation. The…

No date yet for tourism tax vote

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   No date has been set for the citywide referendum in which voters will decide on a one percent tourism tax increase. Thursday, the Grenada City Council was briefed on the tax referendum during a special called meeting. City Manager Trey Baker informed the city council about the election needs…

TB case confirmed at Ole Miss

JACKSON, Miss. – Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announced that a case of active tuberculosis (TB) has been confirmed in a student at the University of Mississippi’s Oxford campus.  MSDH has been working with officials from the University of Mississippi to identify students and staff who may have been potentially exposed to…

Storm cuts power, fells many trees

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Tuesday night’s storm rattled much of Grenada, and left many people in the dark. Some were still without electricity two days later. High winds and rains pounded western Grenada County and damaged portion of the historic Airport Hangar that turns 75 this year. “They projected 70 miles per hour winds…

Poss out as Kirk headmaster

After five years as Headmaster, Kirk Academy’s Dr. Randy Poss is out as administrator at the school. Poss released a statement to the GrenadaStar Wednesday morning. “On Tuesday morning, I was informed that my contract would not be renewed for next year,” Poss said. “I have been truly blessed to have worked with some great…

New warden at county jail

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Brad Carver has been named new warden at the Grenada County Jail. Ed Hargett, of Corrections Management Services, the firm that operates the jail, informed the Grenada County Board of Supervisors at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday that Carver was selected to replace longtime warden William Tedford. According to Hargett,…

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