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Staff Writer

  The Grenada Police Department is remembering one of their fellow fallen officers by copying his familiar  facial hair.
  Throughout February, officers are honoring the late Lee Tartt, a former Grenada Police officer who was killed nearly a year ago while working for the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.
  Grenada Police Chief Garrett Hartley, a longtime friend to Tartt, wanted a gesture to honor the officer and thought this was a good way.
  Tartt was always known for his “circle beard.”
  “I just wanted to do something for Lee,” Hartley said. “This is an image of him that many people will remember him by.”  
  Tartt was was killed in a shoot out in Iuka. The shooting involved a man who had barricaded himself in a house with his wife and young child.

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   You may subscribe to the GrenadaStar E-Edition by selecting the option at the upper left of this website’s home screen. The E-Edition is released at approximately 2 a.m., each Tuesday and Friday.

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