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Raiderettes clinch top seed with win over Indianola - Grenada Star
The Indianola Academy gymnasium hasn’t been kind the past two seasons to the Kirk Raiderettes. Heading into Tuesday’s contest with the Lady Colonels, KA was 0-4 the past two seasons. Early, the Raiderettes had their problems but were able to find a way ...
Grenada teams sweep Ssouth Panola - Grenada Star
The girls race for second place in Region 2-6A just got tighter. Heading into Tuesday’s game at Grenada, the Lady Chargers were 0-2 and South Panola was 1-1 in region play. Grenada built a nine-point first half margin. In the second half, South Panola ...
Top officials visit Boys and Girls Club - Grenada Star
Chief Executive Officer Jim Clark doesn’t get much paint splattered on him the boardroom, but, earlier this week, the head official for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America looked right at home, besmirched with alabaster white, as he helped spruce up the ...
Large crowd watches MLK Day parade - Grenada Star
The legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was alive and well Monday in the Lake City as Grenadians came out in droves to celebrate the civil rights leader’s memory with an afternoon parade. Reginald Bledsoe secured a spot along the route early ...
Chargers drop division tussle against Wave - Grenada Star
First-year Grenada High School boys’ basketball coach Tarrus Metcalf has battled a consistent problem this season. He has fought and continues to fight to get his team to play disciplined on both ends of the court. Friday, GHS hosted longtime league foe ...
Let’s work together for city - Grenada Star
On Monday evening, Jan. 12, the city council proclaimed 2015 as “The City of Grenada United for the Beloved Community” year. Throughout the year, we will hold a number of events and initiatives to make this proclamation meaningful. Within a few weeks ...
Do Something - Grenada Star
Grenadians deserve more from the City Council than grandstanding on cable television when it comes to the issue of crime in Grenada. To steal a phrase from one of the primary political grandstanders, “People aren’t just steeling hubcaps, they’re ...
Free junior college tuition not panacea - Grenada Star
Last week President Obama said that all American students should have access to a free junior college education. On its face, this seems like a reasonable and noble suggestion and might be a good idea, but the solution, in reality, is not as simple as the ...
We can all ‘be someone who matters’ - Grenada Star
January is National Mentoring Month. This year’s theme is “Mentoring Works, be someone who matters to someone who matters.” On behalf of the 100 Black Men of Grenada, Inc., I would like to discuss the impact of mentoring on our community. The ...
Kirk teams down North Delta - Grenada Star
The Kirk Academy basketball teams looked to close the home schedule with a couple of wins over district rival North Delta. In the opener, the Raiderettes managed to win a 36-26 decision. The boys made it a sweep with a 45-31 decision. Kirk, 22-4, 8-0 ...
Common Core cost GSD big money - Grenada Star
Even as Mississippi severs ties with the test designed to assess students’ mastery of the standards, the Grenada School District has spent more than $1.2 million preparing students for Common Core, according to the district’s top administrator.
UMMC offers special health screenings - Grenada Star
In response to a recent community needs assessment, the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada is offering incentives for Grenadians to get fit. Today and tomorrow, from 7 a.m until 7 p.m., the hospital is conducting a membership drive, along ...
Christmas in April sets work day; volunteers sought for project help - Grenada Star
Volunteers are accepting applications for Christmas in April, an effort that spruces up the homes of those who aren’t able to afford it themselves. “This is our 21st year, and we’re very excited about doing good in the community,” said President ...
Have some hot, buttered coffee - Grenada Star
Lately, I’ve been drinking buttered coffee with a dab of coconut oil in it for breakfast. I heard about it on one of those “what’s good for you” shows they have on television. Supposedly, it helps to curb one’s appetite. The TV folks would have ...
Boys and Girls Club executive to visit - Grenada Star
The chief executive of the Boys and Girls Club of America will be rolling up his sleeves in the Lake City to help the local club spruce up its facilities. CEO Jim Clark will head a team of top executives and administrators who will visit the Grenada Club ...