Mask requirement starts Wednesday morning

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Following a public plea from some of the city’s top leading medical officials, the Grenada City Council passed a resolution requiring masks be worn in businesses. The mask requirement will take effect Wednesday at 8 a.m. Customers and employees will be required to wear facial protection before entering and while…

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City sets 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer With the recent surge in Coronavirus numbers, the Grenada City Council implemented a 10 o’clock curfew for all citizens beginning Wednesday night. The curfew comes in the wake of released COVID – 19 figures that show Grenada being among the leading counties in the state since the week of June…

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City Resolution on Masks and Curfew

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 This is a copy of the resolution The Grenada City Council approved at a special meeting Monday night, ordering that masks be worn by workers and employees at Grenada businesses. The curfew is also part of the resolution. The documents will be updated with signed and dated…

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Teresa Lynn Alldread; Mary Catherine Williams

Teresa Lynn Alldread Teresa Lynn Alldread, 55, of Cleveland, formerly of Grenada, died Saturday, July 4, 2020, at the Cleveland Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service. There will be…

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Masks must be worn in businesses; city sets curfew

The Grenada City Council passed a resolution tonight requiring customers and employees to wear masks in businesses. This resolution is scheduled to take effect Wednesday morning at 7. Ward Three City Councilman Lewis Johnson made the motion, and Ward Two Councilman Pete Wilson seconded it. The vote passed 6-0. The city council also implemented a…

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MHSAA says no decision on sports

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Members of the Grenada High School coaching staff weighed in on last week’s Mississippi High School Activities Association meeting concerning the status of sports for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. No plan was decided but members of the MHSAA Executive Committee discussed some options if the fall sports seasons can’t…

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School says register now for new term

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Grenada’s top school official is confident there will be school this year, and he is urging parents to get students registered. Dr. David Daigneault said the registration is still on going for students in the Grenada School District, and officials are taking the necessary steps to start the year. School…

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Vera Pharr Bennett, William Patterson Black, Christopher Lorenzo Collins, Archie C. Leggett, Thomas Randall Mitchell, Robbie C. Ray, William Clifford Taylor Jr., James Robert Thorne, Louise Wooten

Vera Pharr Bennett Mrs. O’Vera Pharr Smith Bennett, 96, of Meridian, passed away Monday morning, June 29, 2020. She was born in Air Mount, Miss., on June 26, 1924, to David and Myrtle Pharr and lived most of her adult life in Grenada. As a young woman she worked for the hosiery mill in Grenada,…

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Boil Water Notice

From the City of Grenada Water Superintendent. Due to the pressure drop south and south East of Grenada, the City of Grenada Water/Sewer department management has issued a precautionary boil water alert until they can prove to themselves through sampling that the water is germ free. This includes customers on Grant rd, McCormick rd, southern…

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New date for emergency meeting

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer An emergency called meeting of the Grenada City Council has now been rescheduled to Monday at 6 p.m The meeting has been called over concerns of the rising number of COVID-19 outbreaks in Grenada County. Grenada Mayor Billy Collins said the meeting change has been agreed on by all city…

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