A lot of rain – more to come

By Reggie Ross Staff Writer All of Grenada County has taken a pounding this week from heavy rainfall, and a lot more is expected through Saturday. Tuesday and Wednesday alone brought more than four inches of rain, causing area rivers, creeks and streams to rise rapidly. Trebia Rodgers, director of the Grenada County Emergency Management…

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Elder Jesse Clayton Phillips

Elder Jesse Clayton Phillips (March 5, 1936 – Feb. 18, 2019) Elder Jesse Clayton Phillips of Pontotoc passed from this life on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at the State Veterans Home in Oxford. A memorial service for Elder Phillips will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel…

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City to flush fire hydrants soon

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   Next week, motorists are asked to take caution as the Grenada Water Department begins their annual spring flushing of the city’s fire hydrants. According to Water Superintendent Dale Ratliff, the public might notice a slight discoloration in their water for the next few weeks, but he said there is…

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Robert Earl Gilbert

Robert Earl Gilbert Robert Earl Gilbert, 41, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at his home. Visitation will be noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland, followed by Celebration of Life services. Interment will be in North Cleveland Cemetery. Robert was born on Feb. 2, 1978, to Homer and…

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