The right way vs. the Council way

An EDITORIAL      What if you get home from work today and find that your refrigerator or central air unit has gone kaput. Scenario One: ♦ You start shopping around for a good price on a new refrigerator or you call your reliable HVAC man and start looking at price options. ♦ You don’t have enough…

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Command Sgt. Maj. Johnny Neal Marlow

Command Sgt. Maj. Johnny Neal Marlow Command Sgt. Maj. Johnny Neal Marlow, U.S. Army retired, of Carrollton died at the VA Medical Center in Jackson on Aug. 20, 2019. He was born in Eupora on May 28, 1951, and was the son of the late Bill and Wauweece Neal Marlow. CSM Marlow, 68, was a retired…

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Three local races in Tuesday runoff

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Tuesday’s runoff election is not expected to be like any other runoffs in the past — it’s likely to be larger. At the circuit clerk’s office, close to 600 absentee votes have been cast with both local and statewide races showing growing interest. “This one is different for me,” said…

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City Manager hire confirmed

By REGGIE ROSS                                                                                                        …

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Bond sold; infrastructure work soon

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer      Bank attorneys told the Grenada City Council that the city’s $6 million bond infrastructure is sold and headed this way in an effort to improve Grenada.      At their Monday night meeting, the Grenada City Council was presented with information from bond attorney Brad Davis of the Jones Walker firm in…

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Ward 5 vote could be held in October

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Grenada City Council is expected to soon set dates to fill the vacant seat of Ward Five, according to officials. With the resignation of former Ward Five City Councilman Joshua Hughes last week, the seat is now vacant and, according to Grenada Mayor Billy Collins, the city will have…

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Lady Chargers sweep Winona

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Taking one of her most inexperienced teams into a season, Grenada High School slow pitch softball Coach Leslie Lancaster took her team to Winona Tuesday to open the season. They sent seven new faces into the doubleheader. Early on, they played like a young team and found a way to…

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New City Manager selected

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Grenada City Council has hired La’Keylah White as the new city manager. The action comes a day after Trey Baker announced that he was leaving the job after nearly three years. In a 6-1 vote, made in executive session, the city council approved White to start as city manager…

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Anne Louise Caffey, Patricia Suddoth Hudson, Louise Collins Lott, Bob C. Orsburn, Stella Mae Poole, Stanley Rosenthall, Andrew Taylor Tharp, Jap Willis Jr.

Anne Louise Caffey Funeral services for Anne Louise Caffey of Duck Hill, formerly of Oakland, Calif., are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Duck Hill M. B. Church with burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Mrs. Caffey, 80, known as “Mother Caffey”, died at UMMC–Grenada on Aug. 9, 2019. She was born on Oct. 3, 1938.  Mrs.…

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