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Shay Bray Gillon

Shay Bray Gillon Funeral services for Shay Bray Gillon, 46, of Water Valley, are at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 6, at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. in Cambridge Cemetery near Abbeville. Visitation is Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home. Shay died Monday, April…

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Man maims pet for revenge

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III        Just when a guy thinks he has heard everything, he reads in the Jackson newspaper that a bill has been introduced in the Mississippi legislature to protect pets during a divorce.      One of the reasons for the bill was a case in which a…

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Patriots to play team New Orleans beat

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      I never thought it would happen.      I never thought I could bring myself to do it.      I’m going to root for the Patriots.      After the shoddy level of officiating at New Orleans – giving the game to that other team – there is just no…

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No pay for Congress will stop shutdowns

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      I don’t know about you, but I’ve got government fatigue      I am getting worn out with all the back and forth in Washington. Temper tantrum – no temper tantrum. Government shutdown.      How did we manage to elect such a collection of self-serving fools? The…

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Home grown, home produced, home delivered

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      Can you name this product?      Most of the raw materials are produced within 50 miles of Grenada.      The product is designed from scratch and put together in Grenada.      It is delivered fresh to your home just a few hours after it is manufactured.      You guessed…

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Merry Christmas from the Lee Family

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      Christmas is always “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” to borrow a phrase from a popular Christmas carol.      Of course, the celebration of the Savior is the True Wonder, but in addition to that, people just seem nicer.      Maybe it’s the bright decorations. Maybe…

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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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Pleasant discovery at doctor’s office

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      A man I know recently had a pleasant experience in a doctor’s office.      He told me he had to go out of town to get a routine, but specialized five-minute procedure. He has to go every three or four months.      “It takes me an hour…

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President controls press passes

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      Few are more in favor of the First Amendment and Freedom of the Press than this column, but the White House has every right to pick and choose those who receive White House press passes.      Recently, after a CNN reporter refused to relinquish the microphone…

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Re-Elect Hughes to School Board

An EDITORIAL      The Grenada School District is one of the strongest in Mississippi.      It has been designated as one of only five “Districts of Innovation” in the state by the Mississippi Department of Education.      One of the programs earning this coveted designation is the Grenada School District’s Pre-Kindergarten Collaborative project. The Grenada pre-kindergarten program is…

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