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One dead in shooting

One man is dead and another is injured following a Monday night shooting in the 1000 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard in Grenada. According to the Grenada Police Department, the shooting happened shortly after 11 p.m., and when they arrived, they discovered two men shot. A man the police department identified as Isiah Perry,…

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Shooting victims identified

By REGGIE ROSS                                                                                                        …

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No fatalities in shooting; investigation continues

By REGGIE ROSS Four people remain hospitalized this afternoon, and the Grenada County Sheriff’s Department in currently trying to get to the bottom of the Saturday night shootings that injured them. Grenada County Sheriff Alton Strider has not released the names of the victims, saying that “it’s early in the investigation and no one has been…

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Four shot Saturday

DEVELOPING STORY Four people were shot Saturday at a location on Halls Road in Grenada County, sources tell the GrenadaStar. The shooting was before midnight, but conditions of the victims are not known at this time. According to sources, two victims were transported by ambulance to UMMC-Grenada, and both were transferred by helicopter to other…

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Citizens, clergy discuss building grand cross

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer More than two  dozen people heard at a public meeting this week what it would take to get a ‘skyscraping-size’ cross erected in Grenada. The meeting consisted of area religious leaders and citizens in favor of a cross being constructed at or near a Grenada exit on Interstate 55, following…

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Absentee voting strong

By REGGIE ROSS                                                                                                        …

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Firefighters hurt in fall

By REGGIE ROSS                                                                                                        …

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City still working on bond

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer  The city council will have to wait just a little longer to finalize the $6 million bond that will go toward improving the city’s infrastructure. The council voted to table the matter and take it up at a special called meeting later this month. Ward Four City Councilman Ernest Hargrove…

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One dead in shooting

Staff Report Police are investigating a Monday night shooting that left a Grenada man dead at a home in the 800 block of West Pearl Street. A man identified by the Grenada Police Department as David Wilson Jr., 74, was killed as a result of the shooting. Another man, identified as Norman Wilson, 60, was…

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Strong start for absentee voting

By REGGIE ROSS                                                                                                        …

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