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City Election Results

Unofficial Results from Monday’s Municipal Election Seven of Seven wards reporting Absentees Not Included Mayor Billy Collins (I): 1,088  Charles Latham: 982 Ward One Alderman: Warren Cox (I): 208 Ophelia Topps: 110 Ward Four Alderman: Ernest Hargrove (I): 81 Michael Smith: 175 Ward Seven Alderman: Ronald Merriman (I): 107 Robert Shuffield: 85 Fredrick Tidwell: 66…

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First death in Grenada from virus

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Grenada County has recorded its first Coronavirus death, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. The Covid-19 death came from a long term care facility, and Grenada County numbers have jumped to 34 cases.  With the county’s population at 21,278 those 34 cases amount to 0.470 cases per 10,000…

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Grenada adds four new COVID-19 cases

Grenada County now has 32 active Coronavirus cases, according to statistics released Friday by the Mississippi Department of Health. Grenada County had been holding at 28 cases for about a week. The state saw a jump of 397 new cases, bring the total to 7,212 statewide. Twenty new deaths were recorded in Mississippi, pushing that…

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No COVID deaths in Grenada County

No deaths from the Coronavirus have been recorded in Grenada County, according to figures released by the Mississippi State Department of Health. Figures released Thursday, which were recorded by the state on Wednesday, April 27, show Grenada County holding at 28 active cases and 0 deaths. The Grenada cases include 14 in Long Term Care…

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Grenada up to 28 COVID-19 cases

New figures released by the Mississippi State Department of Health show Grenada County now has 28 active cases of the Coronavirus. State figures may be found here: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,0,420.html  

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Profit to be temporary city manager

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Next week, a long-time city employee will serve as city manager for seven days until the new city council takes office. In a special called meeting Monday night, the Grenada City Council voted to name Martha Sanders Profit as temporary city manager,  May 4 through May 11. The vote went…

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Grenada vote next week

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The 2020 city election is coming down to the stretch with absentee voting ending this week, and voters heading to the polls on Monday. Election commissioners said the tables are set for the city’s seven polling places to be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. “We have every thing…

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Ravens draft Phillips in third round

Tyre Phillips of Grenada was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens late Friday night in the third round. Phillips, a graduate of Grenada High School, is a 6-foot-five, 331-pound left tackle who started 13 games for the Mississippi State Bulldogs last season. He was the 106th overall pick in this year’s NFL draft.  

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