Kirk holds virtual athletic banquet

 By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Kirk Academy honored its athletes with a virtual banquet held recently. Athletes and cheerleaders in fall sports were honored. There were no awards given for spring sports, which had seasons cancelled. Winners were recognized but not present for the event. Cross Country Girls Most improved – Charley Rose; Raider Award…

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GSD school plans approved

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Whatever decisions state education leaders make about the upcoming school year, the Grenada School District leaders  have approved plans to be ready for the 2020-21 term. The board of trustees approved several plans that should touch on all angles of operations of the district, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In…

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Peggy Terry Bailey, Faye Collins, William Henry Delaney, Brian Scott Hancock, Willie Harvey Jr., Marti N. Henderson, William N. (Billy) Ferguson, Tina Crane Hendren, Hardy Barclay Mitchell, Eleanor Joy Stroud, Ruby Woods Williams

Peggy Terry Bailey Mrs. Peggy Ann Terry Bailey, 83, of Holcomb, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada. She was born Oct. 21, 1936, in Calhoun County to Clayton and Clevie Gulledge Terry. Peggy had worked for many years as a District Manager for Kenwin “Dress For Less”…

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Brian Scott Hancock

Brian Scott Hancock Brian Scott Hancock, 42, of Grenada, entered into the Kingdom of Heaven and his mother’s loving arms on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, after a brief illness. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at Mortimer National Funeral Home in Grenada. A memorial Service will be held immediately…

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Ward 4 voters like Mike

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Ward Four citizens have elected a new city councilman after 23 years. Challenger Michael Smith defeated the Rev. Ernest Hargrove with 65 percent of the vote. Smith received 242 votes to Hargrove’s 128. After his 2016 loss to Hargrove by a narrow margin, and a 2012 effort coming up short…

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Christopher Michael Beach, Johnny M. Brown, Louvenia Bridges, T.L. ‘Sonny’ Cashaw, Faye Ferguson Collins, Allene Landreth Johnson,

Christopher Michael Beach Bro. Christopher Michael Beach, 45, of Grenada, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada. He was born Oct. 17, 1974, in Grenada to Cecil Earl and Charlane Branch Beach. Chris was a devoted employee of McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service and an active member of…

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