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Editorial spurs comments — Some agree — Some disagree

ONE MORE TIME — Comment & Observation — By Joe Lee III The editorial that appears in this section was originally posted on GrenadaStar.com last Thursday. Since it’s posting, it has elicited a number of comments. Some agree with the article. Some disagree. Both sides have valid points. “The Economic Development District has been doing…

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Special pier being built at lake

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer A new attraction is coming to Grenada Lake, and the plan is to better equip physically disabled fishermen. Construction is under way for a 100-foot long pier at the Old River Run portion of the spillway. Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said piers are currently also being…

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May 1, 2017

Retha Norton Cummins, 82, of Grenada. Mortimer National Funeral Home. Christopher Bradley George, 25, of Carrollton. Mortimer National Funeral Home. Ralph Nichols, 90, of Starkville. Oliver Funeral Home. 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…

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Rain halts Christmas in April work

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Christmas in April volunteers worked through rain and mud Saturday, but the elements were just too much to overcome. Volunteers only managed to get a few homes completed, many of those were inside work, and now leaders will decide when to move on the next homes. “By 8:30 the rain…

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Easy health care solution

(Editor’s Note: Shortly after the GrenadaStar printed edition went to press with the following article, we received a response to the letter sent to Sen. Thad Cochran. To view the response in its entirety, please click on  Congressional Healthcare Info .) ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III Billions of words have…

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Lake visitors’ center reopens

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer Grenada officials and dignitaries with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were on hand Friday to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Visitors’ Center at Grenada Lake. Grenada Lake officials gave a tour of the new facility, which was closed for nearly a year for renovations on both the inside…

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Raiders split games with Leake

Despite it still being early in the season, the Kirk Raiders found themselves in an important doubleheader against Leake Academy. A day prior, KA had lost a 20-0 decision in a tournament game at Hillcrest Christian School in Jackson. Things didn’t look much better in the opening game at Raider Field as Leake cruised to…

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Tourism lands some big events

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer    This month Grenada is expected to be center of the fishing world as three well-known crappie tournaments will be hosted here in the span of three weeks. According to the Grenada Tourism Commission, the first of the three crappie tournaments will be hosted at Grenada Lake March 10-11. The…

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Woman dies of gunshot wound

Staff Report    A woman injured in a Perry Estates shooting last week died Thursday afternoon, according to the Grenada Police Department. Officials said Teresa Denise Davis, 33, died at a Jackson hospital, one week after suffering a gunshot wound to the head on Feb. 23. Davis was shot at a home on the 100…

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