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Dr. Charles Thomas Haley; James Wayne Worsham

Dr. Charles Thomas Haley Dr. Charles Thomas Haley, 70, of Grenada, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020, at the Panola Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 19, 1950, in Clarksdale to Edgar Otis and Mary Elizabeth Gho Haley. Dr. Haley was a graduate of Clarksdale High School and earned his undergraduate degree from…

City election still set for May 4

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The first two weeks of absentee voting have been steady with  over 200 ballots cast leading up to the city election, which is less than a month away. City Manager Trina George said Tuesday morning the city election is still set for Monday, May 4. According to city election commissioners, …

MEMA says wear mask in public

PEARL, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency encourages Mississippians to wear face masks while in public to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-10). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are challenging to maintain (e.g., grocery stores, pharmacies). According to…

UMCC now testing here

UMMC  News Release Residents in the Grenada region in need of testing for COVID-19 can provide specimens during drive-through collections at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada. Those experiencing symptoms can call 227-7200 to be screened by a UMMC provider. If they’re determined to be at high risk, they’ll be given an appointment for…

Councilman says state order tops city; shutdown starts at 5 p.m.

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer One Grenada city councilman said citizens should abide by the governor’s shelter-in-place order set to start today. Gov. Tate Reeves announced the shelter-in-place order for the state of Mississippi that goes into effect at 5 p.m. Friday. The governor’s announcement came one day after the City of Grenada set a…

Randy Joe Sutton

Randy Joe Sutton Mr. Randy Joe Sutton, 60, of Courtland, a long-time resident of Grenada, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020, at his residence. He was born Sept. 11, 1959 in Memphis. Randy had worked in management at Walmart in Grenada for over 21 years prior to his retirement due to declining health. An avid…

City of Grenada COVID-19 CURFEW ORDER

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Changes for Holy Week services

By BEVERLY THOMPSON Holy Week Coordinator First Presbyterian Church is “navigating new waters” in the 49th year of the Holy Week Services. These community-wide services will be held each day beginning Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10.  Due to today’s pandemic situation with the Coronovirus (COVID-19), the services will not be held at the…

Kiwanis Breakfast Re-Scheduled

The Annual Kiwanis Club of Grenada Al Gully Memorial Pancake Breakfast has been rescheduled due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, according to Club Pres. Bobby Biddy. It was originally scheduled for April 18. The New Date for the Annual Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast is Saturday, October 10, from 5 a.m. until 10 a.m. First United…

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