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AfterGlow shines this weekend

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   In just five years, Grenada’s AfterGlow Film Festival is one of the most talked about fall film festivals in Mississippi. In fact, Gov. Phil Bryant set aside a day in October 2017 as Afterglow Day. The newest installment of the AfterGlow Film Festival is set for this Saturday, Oct.…

GHS band brings home top honors

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   The Grenada High School Marching Band added another trophy to its overflowing case during the weekend at one of the biggest competitions in the country. Saturday, the GHS b won the 2018 Overall Grand Award at the Gulf Coach Marching Band Championship on the McNeese State University campus in…

Higher bond for attack suspect

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer A Carroll County man will face a Grenada County Grand Jury  in connection with a September attack in Holcomb. During Grenada County Justice Court last week Judge Jimmy Tallant ordered William L. Barry, 45, of Carrollton to be bound over to a grand jury and raised his bond to $150,000.…

New Commander at Camp McCain

CAMP McCAIN – The Mississippi Army National Guard Training Center, Camp McCain conducted promotion and change of command ceremonies, Sunday at the facility south of Grenada. Lieutenant Colonel Richard L. Weaver was promoted to the rank of Colonel before family, friends and soldiers just prior to assuming command of the post. Colonel Weaver comes to…

GSD gets ‘B’ on state report card

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   For the second year in a row, the Grenada School District has scored a “B” in the annual report card comparisons of districts by the Mississippi Department of Education. The Mississippi Department of Education recently approved ratings for the state’s school districts and schools. The A-F letter grades for…

County audit overdue

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Grenada County officials are awaiting the return of it’s FY 2017 audit, and it lies in the hands of their accountant. Circuit Clerk Johnny Hayward said the audit is currently in the possession of longtime county contracted firm Windham and Lacey, certified public accountants of Pearl. “After Windam and Lacey…

What’s next for Grenada?

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Within the next 30 days, Grenada will see a change in the tourism tax, and plans will be underway for a new sports complex. After Tuesday’s election in which citizens overwhelmingly voted for a one percent tourism tax increase for the new complex, officials will go over the details at…

ELECTION RESULTS – City Tourism Tax

Unofficial Totals:   Ward One: For the tax: 184; Against the tax: 55 Ward Two: For the tax, 235; Against the tax: 40 Ward Three: For the tax, 223; Against the tax: 26 Ward Four: For the tax, 209; Against the tax: 16 Ward Five: For the tax: 212; Against the tax: 14 Ward Six:…

Grenada City Audit FYE 2017

Click below for a copy of the Grenada City Audit for Fiscal Year Ending Sept. 30, 2017 City Audit FY 2017

Lake projects in full swing

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   Steady work continues at Grenada Lake, and evidence can be seen in the bed of the Yalobusha River and local creeks and streams. For the past month, crews with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have been monitoring the outlet gates at the spillway, and lake waters have not…

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