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Poor House issues boil water notice

From the Poor House Water Association On April 23, 2020, Poor House Water Association has issue. A precautionary “boil water” notice have been issue for customers who get their drinking water on Nelia Rd, Salem Church Rd, Dubard Rd, Lincoln Rd, Holcomb/Sweet home Rd. and Gillon Rd. When a distribution causes the system loses pressure,…

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Grenada sees jump in LTC Coronavirus cases

Grenada County has seen a sharp jump in Coronavirus cases at long-term care facilities, according to figures released today by the Mississippi State Department of Health. Grenada now has 14 cases in LTC facilities. For weeks, only one case had been recorded. The total COVID-19 cases in Grenada County now stands at 27. The Mississippi…

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GSD working on plans for official end of term

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Grenada School Board of Trustees is now faced with having to make several important decisions after the governor canceled classes for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting last Tuesday, the school board voted to give Superintendent Dr. David Daigneault the authority to…

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Thunder on Water Fest canceled

Staff Report Grenada Lake’s popular Thunder on Water Safe Boating Festival has been canceled for 2020. “Due to so many risks involved with staging this year’s event, our board has voted to cancel this year’s festival and begin concentrating on the 2021 event,” Grenada Lake Association Executive Director Wanda Roche told the GrenadaStar Monday. For…

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Pelosi & Schumer killing mom & pops

     Nancy Pelosi and Chuck (never had a real job in his life) Schumer held up the original Payroll Protection Program, and then proceeded to stall crucially-needed additional funding while “mom and pop” operations and their employees starved across the nation.      These two rich professional politicians don’t know small business needs from a grapefruit –…

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First COVID-19 at Grenada long term care facility

Grenada County held at 14 cases in current Coronavirus cases, but the new state stats do record the first outbreak at a Grenada long term care facility. No deaths have yet to be recorded here, according to the April 15 figures released Thursday morning by the Mississippi State Department of Health. The state saw its…

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Grenada up in COVID-19 Count

Grenada County is now up to 14 in current Coronavirus cases, but no deaths have yet to be recorded here. The state saw its number of total cases jump to 3,360 with 122 deaths statewide, according to Mississippi State Department of Health figures released Wednesday. In neighboring counties, Leflore has 55 cases with six deaths;…

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Schools closed for rest of term

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that schools in Mississippi will remain closed for the rest of the school year to slow the spread of COVID-19. To ensure that Mississippi students’ education continues through the remainder of the school year, Governor Reeves is asking every school to submit distance learning plans to mitigate and…

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Thousands still without electricity

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Thousands in the Grenada area remain without power following Sunday’s storms, and officials say it might take until Thursday before the widespread outage ends. According to Leslie Turbeville, customer service representative for Entergy Mississippi, over 4,000 customers in Grenada County remain without power.  Turbeville said lineman and other personnel are…

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