Coping with COVID-19

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The number of Coronavirus cases in Grenada County has now hit three as statewide and national numbers continue to climb. Here in Grenada, officials continue to preach the same message – practice social distancing. Grenada County Emergency Management Agency Director Trebia Rodgers said now is the time to pay close…

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COVID will permanently change U.S.

     An old man I know just called me complaining about his wife keeping him in the house.      “She is so afraid I’ll get the misery,” he said. “At my age that might not work out too well.”      He said she used to tell him he was too ornery to get a dread disease. I have…

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Deborah Kay Fitzgerald, Thomas Henderson, Candace Carver Richardson

Deborah Kay Fitzgerald Mrs. Deborah Kay Fitzgerald, 57, of Grenada, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at her residence. She was born May 23, 1962, in Grenada to John Oliver and Irene Laura Hawk Smith. She had worked for many years as an Emergency Medical Technician and was a devoted mother and grandmother. She will…

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State COVID-19 cases near 600

Figures released today show the number Coronavirus cases in Mississippi continues to climb. Grenada County has held steady with only two cases. This is the link the Mississippi Health Department information: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,0,420.html

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Boil Water Notice Canceled

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Boil Water Notice issued for portions of the City of Grenada on the west side of the water system and on the system’s south end has been canceled. Superintended Benji Howard said the west side included customers on Wooded Drive, along Sunset Drive and Highway 8 to Salem Church…

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COVID-19 cases near 500 statewide

The Mississippi State Department of Health Recorded 108 new cases of Coronavirus yesterday, pushing the state total to 485. Five deaths have been recorded in Mississippi. The most cases, 49, have been recorded in DeSoto County. Grenada County still has recorded only two cases. The state information can be found here: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,0,420.html

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57 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi

This morning, the Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 57 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, with first #coronavirus cases in Amite, Calhoun and Prentiss counties. The state total now stands at 377, with two deaths, the second of which was recorded today. Grenada County’s total still stands at two. Leflore County is now…

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State records second COVID-19 death

JACKSON, Miss. – Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi. The case was a male 60-65 years old from Holmes County with underlying health conditions. He died while hospitalized. As of Tuesday, Mississippi had 320 cases and one previous death reported in a male 60-65…

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New! BOIL WATER ALERT New! From City of Grenada

!!! BOIL WATER NOTICE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE TO ALL AREAS OF GRENADA CITY AND COUNTY THAT WERE AFFECTED BY LOW PRESSURE AND LOSS OF WATER DURING THE MAIN WATER BREAK ON MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020 !!! PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES DURING THE BOIL WATER NOTICE. •If you are under a boil-water notice: •Do…

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