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Dr. Speca Out at UMMC

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The University of Mississippi Medical Center-Grenada is currently without an orthopedic clinic following the departure of a well-known surgeon. According to Don Hutson, CEO of UMMC-Grenada, the hospital’s orthopedic clinic has been temporarily closed until a surgeon is hired. Hutson said Dr. John Speca is no longer with the hospital.…

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Raiders score early, often in win over DeSoto

The Kirk Academy Raiders showed last week their ability to score with 20 points against Heritage. Friday, they made the trek to West Helena, Ark., to face a struggling DeSoto  School. Kirk scored early and often winning a 44-0 decision to improve to 1-1 on the season. “I thought our guys came out early an…

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Suspects due in court Monday

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Two suspects charged with murder will have their initial appearance in Grenada Municipal Court, Monday. Two men identified by the Grenada Police Department as John Tyler Brown, 20, of Holcomb, and Shaquille Chamberlain, 19, of Grenada will have their preliminary hearings before Municipal Judge Rusty Harlow  in connection with the…

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Holcomb man’s death investigated

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Panola County authorities are investigating the Sunday night death of a Grenada County man. Panola County Sheriff Investigator Terry Smith identified the victim as Ronnie Scallions, 57, of Holcomb. Smith said Scallions was discovered dead at the scene of an accident near Sardis Lake. “The sheriff’s department and the district…

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Water Woes

Residents in part of west Grenada remain under a boil water notice today as the result of a main break Monday on Old Hickory Road. Residents in the Futheyville area were without water this morning. City officials are working to fix the issue, which they said was a mechanical problem. For more information, see the…

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BOIL WATER NOTICE ISSUED

The City of Grenada has issued a boil water notice following a water main break on Old Hickory Road this (Monday) afternoon. The area of the boil water alert includes communities in Grenada that are west of Highway 51 and South of Highway 8. In the area are the UMMC-Medical Center, Wooded Drive, Old Hickory…

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Water woes Monday

The Grenada Water Department was working on line break on Hickory Drive, Monday afternoon. Water was flowing heavily from the break into a nearby ditch. For more information, see the GrenadaStar Printed Edition or the GrenadaStar E-Edition. You may subscribe to the GrenadaStar Printed Edition for only 50 cents per Edition by calling Stephanie Dees…

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One arrest in railroad bridge fire

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer The Grenada Police Department has arrested one person in connection with the burning of the Grenada Railroad Bridge over the Yalobusha River during the Fourth of July Weekend. A man Grenada Police Chief Garrett Hartley identified as Chaz Atkins, 20, of Grenada was arrested Monday afternoon. According to Hartley, an…

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Smith, Whalley, Harville

Gary Warren Smith, 65, of Grenada. Jonathan Michael Whalley, 20, of Grenada; McKibben and Guinn Funeral Services. Dorothy Harville of Grenada; McKibben and Guinn Funeral Services.

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