Chargers cruise Trojans

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Grenada High School Coach Ashley Kuhn had several things he wanted to accomplish in the regular season finale at New Hope. First, and foremost, they wanted a win. Second, he wanted to come out of the gate quick and get a big lead, so he could rest his starters. Finally,…

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UMMC adds Cancer Center

Special to GrenadaStar   The University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada and the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute staff invite the community to join them as they officially open a cancer clinic and cancer infusion services at Grenada. A ribbon cutting will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at UMMC Grenada, 960…

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Chargers search for momentum

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor The final week of the 2019 regular season takes place tonight for the Grenada Chargers. Coach Ashley Kuhn’s crew stands at 6-4 on the season. The Chargers are pretty much where a lot of experts thought they would be when the season started. Grenada lost to Lafayette (24-21) and West…

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City Council fires City Manager

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer After two months on the job, Lakeylah White was fired as Grenada City Manager after a contentious meeting and a decision made behind closed doors. Trina George, who previously held the director of personnel job for the city, has been named interim city manager to replace White. The motion to…

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Fair elected county’s top law officer

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer For the first time in its 149-year history, Grenada County elected its first black sheriff on Tuesday night. Forty-nine-year-old Rolando Fair earned a victory on election night and will be sworn in two months from now as Grenada County Sheriff. Fair defeated Ricky Downs with 3,862 votes to 3,389, garnering…

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Grenada County Election Results

Grenada County Races: Unofficial Totals: Absentees Included 13 of 13 Boxes Circuit Clerk: Tange James:  3440 Michele Reddit-Garcia: 3765 Grenada County Sheriff: Ricky Downs: 3389 Rolando ‘Ro’ Fair: 3862 County Supervisor, District Five Chad P. Gray: 1182 Bobby ‘B.J.’ Langham: 293 Justice Court Judge, Post 2 Bart Haltom: 1178 Jimmy Tallant: 1968 Tangala Hollis: 911

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City Manager Fired

Developing Story with Updated Information Grenada City Manager Lakeylah White was fired Monday night in an executive session of a special called meeting of the city council, Mayor Billy Collins said. City Human Resource Director Trina George was named interim city manager, Collins said. Mayor Collins told the GrenadaStar that he could not remember the exact…

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