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Some in, some out of races - Grenada Star
There were some withdrawals and some additions in Grenada County races as the qualifying for the upcoming election season ended Friday afternoon. Two more candidates, Judy DeHart and Angela Whitfield Bridges, joined the race to claim the job being vacated ...
Back to normal for now; new ice possible - Grenada Star
It appears Grenada is getting back to normal following a week where close to eight inches of snow fell on the city and county. For many people, it’s simply back to the drawing board. “It was fun while it lasted,” 12-year-old Trevor Sommers said.
Early childhood learning center gets special chamber recognition - Grenada Star
Education is an important piece of strong future, and the Grenada Area Chamber Commerce recently honored the Grenada Early Learning Advantage Center with a Shinning Star Award for its continuous work with youth and children. A group of approximately 30 ...
Mistakes difference in Lady Chargers’ loss - Grenada Star
Grenada girls’ basketball coach Ken Ross knew that his team would have to keep mistakes at a minimum in their opening round of the North 6A Tournament Friday at home against NW Rankin. That didn’t happen. The Lady Chargers finished with better than 30 ...
Early education very important - Grenada Star
A recent study has shown that kindergarten offers many advantages to young learners, and, among the top things a youngster learns is, simply, to show up every day. Stating the obvious -- this helps for good school habits and good work habits as an adult.
KA Raiders split games with Mavs - Grenada Star
The weather hasn’t been kind to local spring sports teams. They have been reglated to going inside or in the batting cage. The Kirk Raiders were finally able to begin their season this past weekend. Nathan Moncrief’s squad made the trek to Yazoo City ...
Raiderettes end season with loss to MRA - Grenada Star
CLINTON - Kirk Academy girls coach Amy Carroll Denley would be the first to tell you that the program has made strides each of the past three seasons. They won 25 games each of the past two seasons, making the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools ...
Not all fun, games - Grenada Star
Snow wreaked havoc for residents throughout the county Wednesday and Thursday, but fallen trees and downed power lines were just the start of the problems. “In some areas it looked like a tornado hit,” Beat One Supervisor Michael Lott said. Snow ...
Money bills get focus - Grenada Star
Last week, the House spent much time considering appropriation and revenue bills. With a FY2016 budget of close to $6 billion, Mississippi has a greater income than was expected. This surplus should give us more flexibility in providing important ...
Parental involvement can make, break child - Grenada Star
Children do not get to choose their parents. Even if they did, they would most likely choose parents who would not enforce rules and give them uncontrolled access to unhealthy or unproductive consumptions. Children deserve and require nurturing, discipline ...
Candidate qualifying ends today - Grenada Star
Winter weather disrupted many things this week, including qualifying time for candidates, but two more have jumped into county-wide races. Former Grenada Police Chief Ricky Downs is seeking the sheriff’s post and will be on the ballot in November as an ...
At peace on an icy morning - Grenada Star
Icy conditions have been forecast for two straight days. The weather “experts” missed it the first day but, last night, it happened. Beverly and I have lots of trees and fear icy conditions. During the night, I only heard one “thud” as a limb fell ...
Long Falcons ease past Chargers - Grenada Star
The length of the Columbus Falcons proved to be the deciding factor as the Grenada Chargers saw their season come to an end, 67-47 in the North 6A opener. The Grenada Chargers saw their season come to a close and they finish the season at 17-10. Grenada ...
Grenada teams claim second in region tournament - Grenada Star
Both the Grenada Chargers and Lady Chargers had a chance to accomplish something that hasn’t happened it decades. The two teams had a chance to capture Region 2-6A championships on the same night. They both had the tough task of trying to beat the Tupelo ...
Raiderettes run past Winston for Overall berth - Grenada Star
CANTON – After a disappointing performance Friday against Bowling Green, La., in the semifinals of the State AA Tournament at Canton Academy, Coach Amy Carroll Denley told her team in the dressing room to put the 54-36 behind them and focus on Saturday ...