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Chappaquiddick – a movie worth seeing

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      If you get a chance to see the movie Chappaquiddick, see it.      For those of us too young to remember, this was the 1969 incident in which Sen. Ted Kennedy ran off a bridge in the middle of the night. The young lady in his…

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Waterpic paints the bathroom

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III A man I know recently went to the dentist to have his teeth cleaned. He was complaining that no matter how much he brushed of flossed, he still had stuff between his teeth, and his gums hurt.      “The hygienist told me to get a Waterpic,”…

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Field of Dreams

An EDITORIAL A Grenada couple recently visited Memphis. They stayed at the Embassy Suites. The room cost $165.60, plus the following add-ons: 9.25% State Tax = $15.32 5% County Tax = $8.28 3.5% City Convention Tax = $5.80 $2 Per Night Memphis TID Tax = $2 The total, after $31.40 in taxes was $197.00 We…

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Easy fix for Facebook problem

ONE MORE TIME Comment and Observation By Joe Lee III   There is a simple solution to most of the problems created by Facebook. Facebook is a publishing company just like this newspaper, except that Facebook publishes on a computer screen rather than on a sheet of newsprint. If the government makes Facebook subject to…

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Nation’s Capital leads in shrinks

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      Worried about money?      Chances are, so is your neighbor.      Mississippi ranks number one in the country for “money-related stress” followed by West Virginia, Louisiana, Arkansas, New Mexico, Alabama and Tennessee, according to WalletHub.com.      Minnesotans, North Dakotans and Alaskans worry the least about the green folding…

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Pawhuska visit cut short by long line

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III          The remote control at our house seems to be defaulted to the to Cooking Channel, and the Boss of the House’s favorite show is the Pioneer Woman.      (Personally, I kind of favor watching Giada De Laurentiis. Especially when she wears a low-cut blouse and…

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Super Duper Spring Break

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III Super Duper Grandson Beau, his mom, her mom, and I went skiing over the Spring Break – at least the two youngest on the list hit the slopes. The other two were just along to supply plastic and cook a few meals.      It was fun.…

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Armed Teachers?

Should Mississippi teachers be armed? Take the poll at the bottom of the GrenadaStar.com Home Page.

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Mississippi seventh in integration

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III Mississippi is seventh in the nation for racial progress, according to an in-depth analysis by WalletHub.com. According to the study, Wyoming is number 1, followed by Texas, Georgia, New Mexico, Maryland, California, Mississippi, Arkansas, New Jersey and Alabama. The bottom states in racial progress are…

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Council action violates letter & spirit of State ‘Sunshine’ Law

AN EDITORIAL According to City Council minutes, a special meeting was called by the Grenada City Council in mid-December. The meeting soon went into “Executive Session,” during which the council, upon a motion by the Rev. Ernest Hargrove and a second by Fredreick Wilson, approved the contracts of “the Municipal Judge, City Engineer, City Attorney,…

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