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Two Found Dead

Developing Story, Updated With Identifications By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Officials are investigating the shooting deaths of a man and woman in East Grenada County. Grenada County Sheriff Alton Strider identified the dead as Jennie McCluskey, 53, and William McCluskey, 53. The bodies of the married couple were discovered in a house in the 300…

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County-wide clean up next week

REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   In an effort to control careless dumping, county officials will place dumpsters in each of the five districts to control the problem. A county-wide clean up week is set for Sept. 10-16, during which residents can take advantage of the dumpsters to get rid of some of those unwanted items.…

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Grenada man killed in freak accident

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   The Grenada Police Department is investigating the death of a Grenada man in what officers are calling an unfortunate accident. A man identified as Joe Wilson, age unknown, of Grenada, was pronounced dead at the University of Mississippi Medical Center – Grenada after he was discovered lying underneath a…

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Boards say no increase in millage rates

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   Officials with the City of Grenada and the Grenada County Board of Supervisors have announced that they will not seek a millage increase for the next fiscal year. For the first time in three years, the City of Grenada will not increase the ad valorem millage rate for the…

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Change gives Chamber new life

By Joe Lee III The Board of Directors of the Grenada County Chamber of Commence took a giant step toward progress at its regular monthly meeting this week. The board unanimously voted to merge with the Greater Grenada Foundation for Economic Development, parent organization of the Grenada Economic Development District. “This is the best thing…

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Alert Lifted

The boil water notice for the GT&Y district has been lifted, officials said Friday morning.

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Chamber takes step forward

The board of Directors of the Grenada County Chamber of Commence took a giant step toward progress at their monthly meeting this morning. The board unanimously voted to merge with the Greater Grenada Foundation for Economic Development, parent organization of the Grenada Economic Development District. “This move will allow more resources to be put toward…

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Music legend dies

Developing Story Grenada native Eddie Willis, one of the original members of the Motown house band The Funk Brothers, died today. He was 82. More details will be posted later.

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Man dies in ATV accident

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a four-wheeler accident that claimed the life of a Benton County man. Sheriff Bubba Nix identified the man as 33-year-old Jessie David Williams of Hickory Flat, who was killed Saturday night. According to Nix the accident happened at Piney Hills and Hollows…

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Tourism tax vote is Oct. 2

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer   The election date for the one percent tourism tax increase has been set, and city voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The decision to set the date was passed unanimously by the Grenada City Council at their regularly scheduled meeting. Ward Five City Councilman Joshua…

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