Circuit court prepares for winter term

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer A Grenada County Grand Jury met last week, and according to the circuit clerk’s office, preparations are underway for the 2019 winter term of Fifth Circuit Court. According to the Grenada County Circuit Clerk’s Office docket, setting of cases is scheduled for this week with the start of the court…

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Mayor & Council ignore state notices

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III        If you plan to build a house or move a mobile home to the area served by the Gore Springs Water system, you have a problem.      The system was acquired by the City of Grenada in 2003.      Last month the Mississippi Health Department issued…

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GHS soccer sweeps Olive Branch

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor The Grenada High School soccer teams have made tremendous strides over the past several seasons. They have fielded highly-competitive teams, that have advanced to the postseason several times. Tuesday, the teams hosted 5A rival Olive Branch at Charger Stadium. Kelby Surrell’s boys continued their hot start to the season with…

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Grenada man dies in standoff with law officers

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer A Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Deputy has been placed on administrative leave following an officer involved shooting that left a Grenada man dead. The Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department identified the man as Michael Taylor, 40, of Grenada, who was killed during a standoff at a home just outside of Water Valley…

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James H. Bell, Maxine Haley Bennett, Leola Brown, Cary ‘Buddy’ Clark, Dianne Eubanks, Angela R. Keel, The Rev. Willie J. Kincaide, Lula Laster Mitchell, Robert Devon Loggins, Bobby Ray Lott, Terry M. McCullough, Judy Hodges Proctor, Leander Travis Sledge, Sgt. Michael Derlin Taylor

James H. Bell James H. Bell was born the son of Loranzy and Pearl Bell on Jan. 9, 1934, in Grenada Miss., and died Dec. 4, 2018, at his residence in Grenada. James was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Kaler Jadwin-Bell. James and Ruth enjoyed over 30 years together happily married. He is…

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Murder suspects denied bond

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   A county judge denied bond for the three people charged with the capital murder of Willie “Lil Willie” Hooper last week. In Grenada County Justice Court Thursday, a bond hearing was held for Marquize Tillmon, 27; and Monique Lott, 31; and Mack Lott, 32. All were returned to the…

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Terry M. McCullough

Terry M. McCullough Graveside services for Terry M. McCullough, 65, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Goshen Cemetery near Coffeeville. Visitation is Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home in Grenada. Terry died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at his home. He was born on Dec. 10, 1952,…

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