Posts Tagged ‘Grenada’

Mississippian Donna Tartt wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction with ‘The Goldfinch’

by Published: April 14,2014

Tags: books, Business, Greenwood, Grenada, literature, Mississippi

With the announcement this week of Donna Tartt capturing the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, another star is added to Mississippi’s literary crown. She won for the epic The Goldfinch, a 758-page novel that has been among the most popular and celebrated novels of 2013. This book, Tartt’s third, has also been nominated for a National […] [...]

Ben Williams tapped for Grenada police chief

by Published: July 12,2013

Tags: Ben Williams, Grenada, Mississippi Highway Patrol

Highway Patrol Sgt. Ben Williams, 17-year veteran of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, has been named police chief in Grenada. The 52-year-old Williams is a Grenada native and worked for the sheriff’s department for eight years before joining the MHP. He currently serves as a public relations officer.   [...]

May 3, 2013- Chuck McIntosh

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Collection of popular newspaper columns focuses on life in Mississippi

Once Leslie Criss got newspaper ink on her hands, there was no going back to teaching English to junior high and high school students. She began a journalism career 23 years ago and has worked for newspapers throughout the state. During that time, she has written a personal column, Still and Yet, which has touched […] [...]

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