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Caribbean Roundtable: Latest Grenada Updates
Christine Noel-HorsfordTravel Agentrecently invitedCaribbeantourism delegates to a roundtable discussion inNew Yorkto get firsthand status updates from both the islands that were devastated by last year’s hurricane season and the ones that escaped major damage.Included in the discussion wereKim Jack
Wes Sigler Named CEO of UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County - HottyToddy.com
He will begin his duties May 14, reporting to Kevin Cook, University Health System CEO, and Dr. Charles O’Mara, associate vice chancellor for clinical affairs.
Nature area named for slain law officer Tartt
GRENADA – The legacy of Lee Tartt will live forever near downtown Grenada as 300 acres of natural land at the Chakchiuma Swamp now bears his name.Tartt, a Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agent from Grenada and member of the state SWAT team, was killed in the line of duty during a Feb. 20, 2016 stand
Nature lovers rescue swamp, dedicate site to fallen officer as nature preserve
GRENADA, Miss. – Faced with the same economic challenges that confront many small towns throughout Mississippi and across America, the leadership of Grenada decided in 2016 to cut and sell trees on city property, including a 300-acre of bottomland hardwood forest located in Chakchiuma Swamp on the e
Grenada Is Getting More Nonstop Flights
In the Canadian market, Air Canada Rouge has announced an additional weekly flight from Toronto from May to August, while the carrier will operate one weekly flight through the rest of the season.
Grenada launches tourism-improvement initiatives: Travel Weekly
The destination has launched its #NextStopGrenada campaign that runs through Oct. 31 and offers discounts of up to 50% on hotel rates and includes room upgrades, free massages, complimentary yoga classes and tour discounts.
New CEO of UMMC Grenada and Holmes County named
JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - A local hospital adminstrator is now in charge of the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada and UMMC Holmes County.Wes Sigler has been named CEO of the two facilities. He will begin his duties on May 14.He comes to UMMC from North Mississippi Medical Center's Eupor
Policy updates for the length of stay, use of low speed vehicles in U.S. Army Corps campgrounds
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently announced the update of two recreational policies at Arkabutla, Enid, Grenada and Sardis lakes that includes how long visitors can stay in the campgrounds and who can use a golf cart while there.The length of stay for camping at Arkabutla,
Transitioning Toward a Blue Economy in Grenada and Other Eastern Caribbean States
The small island countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) face serious development challenges, coupled with low growth, natural disasters, high debt, unsustainable approaches to resource management, and limited fiscal space in which to maneuver around these problems. OECS cou
Two Recreational Policies Change for North Mississippi Corps Lakes
VICKSBURG, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announces the update of two recreational policies at Arkabutla, Enid, Grenada, and Sardis lakes, effective June 1, 2018.
Criss, Sr., Robert Randolph
1937-2018 EVANS, Georgia - Robert Randolph "Bob" Criss, Sr. died Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born July 19, 1937, in Coffeeville, Mississippi, to Francis Wortham and Julie McRae Criss. He graduated in 1955 from John Rundle High School in Grenada, Missi
Elmer Fletcher ‘Joe’ Moorman Jr.
Funeral services for Elmer Fletcher ‘Joe’ Moorman Jr., 83, of Scobey, are at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, at the Pentecostals of Grenada.
Lelia Slocum Cook, Geneva ‘Jenny’ Cox, Elizabeth Harbin Smart, Helen Doris Spall
Lelia Slocum Cook, 64, died Thursday, May 10, 2018, at her home in Scobey.She was born on March 9, 1954, to the late Quida Pruitt of Grenada and George W. Slocum of Carrollton.Mrs. Cook is survived by her husband of 39 years John Wesley Cook Jr. and four daughters, Tabitha Nix (Larry), of Pearl, Wen
Swamp preserve to be named for slain Mississippi officer
Tartt, a Grenada native, died in 2016 as officers stormed a Tishomingo County house where a man was holding a woman and a 10-year-old girl hostage. He began working with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics in 2000 and was named the bureau's agent of the year in 2011.
Caldwell named Miss Outstanding Teen
She is a member of the Grenada Sub-Deb Cotillion Club, Grenada High School Visions Show Choir, the Anchor Club, the Golf Team and the Interact Club. Presley has also participated in the Follow Your Heart Arts Program sponsored by Charlie Worsham.
Reed steps down, Haynes to take over as Colts baseball coach - The Bolivar Commercial
Will Reed, who has been Bayou’s head baseball coach for seven years, resigned to focus on his position as Bayou Academy Junior High Principal. This year was Reed’s first year as junior high principal.
Woodrow Livingston Jr., 74, of Cleveland - The Bolivar Commercial
Mr. Woodrow Livingston Jr., 74, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018, at St. Dominic Hospital.
Mercedes Lane Sellers
Mercedes Lane Sellers, 26, of Grenada, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. She was born March 26, 1992, in Grenada.
Fatal wreck still under investigation
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Angel Lynette Campbell, Shewanda Lynn Cashaw, Harold W. Denley, Dora Rose Herring, Bobby Allen Hood, Adam Jones Jr. and Willie Primer
Funeral services for Angel Lynette “Big Mama” Campbell are Sunday at 3 p.m. at New Life Christian Fellowship Church.Ms. Campbell, 11, died on May 4, 2018, at UMMC–Jackson. She was born on Aug. 4, 2006. Clark-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of services. Online condolences may be made at clarkwill