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Boil water notice

By REGGIE ROSS                                                                                                        …

Harris wins Ward 5 Post

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Eric Harris will be the new Ward Five City Councilman after winning Monday’s special election with over 59 percent of the vote. The final election results showed that 464 Ward Five citizens voted in the election, topping the 2016 number of 416 votes cast in the last city election. Harris,…

Ward 5 Election Results

Tim Freelon: 131 John W. Harlow: 59 Eric Harris: 274

Man jailed in connection with assault

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer A weekend assault has landed a Grenada man in facing several felony charges. County Investigator Greg Conley said the incident occurred on Halls Road in Grenada County, and a woman was held against her will for several hours after attending a local nightclub. A man Conley identified as Thomas Jefferson…

Councilmen discuss bond plans

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Grenada City Council  members have offered  some details regarding the distribution of  proceeds from a $6 million general obligation bond. After the bond was sold to an investment banking firm from Memphis, many of the projects have been given to City Engineer Robert Willis who is now awaiting the bid…

Hottest September in 120 years

By REGGIE ROSS                                                                                                        …

Grenada schools in spotlight

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer  The Grenada School District drew statewide attention this week showing why they have 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…

Grenada schools among best

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer For the third 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. According to ratings released by the Mississippi Department of Education, the Grenada School District scored in the top 24 percent of…

Field set for Ward 5 election

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer  The special election to elect a new Ward Five city councilman is only a few weeks away, and three candidates will appear on the ballot. Eric Harris, Col. Tim Freelon (Ret.) and John Wayne Harlow have all qualified to run in the Oct. 7 special election. By closing hours Tuesday,…

Death investigation continues; exact cause not yet determined

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Police are still investigating the cause of death of a 27-year-old mother of three that occurred last Thursday. Grenada Police Chief Garrett Hartley said the investigation is ongoing regarding the death of Ashley Anthony at a home in the 20 block of Thomas Street. “We’re deep into the investigation right…

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