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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Tragedy puts heating safety in focus

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer In the past week, nightly temperatures have averaged in the mid-30s, and fire officials are warning residents to take as much caution as possible with heating homes. “Something we look for this time of the year is caution with heating,” said Grenada Fire Chief Ronnie Willis. “How are they heating…

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Fatal fire under investigation

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Local and state fire officials are still looking into what caused a house fire in the city that claimed the life of a Grenada man on Choctaw Street. The Grenada Fire Department is continuing their investigation of the fatal house fire with the assistance of the State Fire Marshal. “We…

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Madeline C. Brown, Theresa Louise Garnett, Irene Bratton McMahan, Bobby ‘Skeeter’ Pierce, Bruce Patridge, James Richard Stoker III

Madeline C. Brown  Memorial services for Madeline C. Brown, 74, of Grenada, are at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, at St. Peter‘s Catholic Church in Grenada. Madeline died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at the Greenwood-Leflore Hospital. She was born on March 4, 1945, in Massachusetts and was the daughter of the late Raymond Richard DeWolfe…

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Gubernatorial race is very close

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III Republican Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves has a slight lead over Democrat Attorney General Jim Hood, according to Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy.      Recent polling by Mason-Dixon shows Reeves with 46% and Hood with 43%.      The problem for Reeves is two-fold. The results are within the margin…

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Inmates are running the asylum

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      When the campus went into an uproar upon the naming of the new chancellor recently, the general public found out what many Ole Miss devotees and former Ole Miss devotees such as I have known for quite a while.      The inmates are running the asylum.…

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‘Non-credible’ threat at high school

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer All is back to normal after a student at Grenada High School was apprehended Wednesday morning following threats to carry out violence that proved to be non-credible, Superintendent Dr.  David Daigneault said. “Everything is fine,” said Daigneault in a voice activated message to school district employees. According to Benji Britt,…

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