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city (1990 pop. 17,208), seat of Jefferson parish, SE La., on the Mississippi River. A suburb of New Orleans, it produces marble, granite, chemicals, and food products. Founded in the early 19th cent. as Mechanicsham, Gretna merged with McDonoghville in 1913.
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gave them to understand that they were going to Gretna Green, something was dropped by Denny expressing his belief that W.
If I had ever had any idea of following the example of other runaway lovers, and going to Gretna Green, I should now have abandoned it.
He is the current backer of the Albany Northern League, which he has agreed is a lifelong commitment, president of Whitby Town since the 80s and owner of Gretna.
The problem for Gretna is that after Brooks walks away, no one will be queuing to fill his shoes.
CRAIG LEVEIN lamented the most frustrating day of his football career after seeing his United side hand Gretna their first ever SPL away win.
Fletcher got the goal which beat Gretna to take Hibs on to the same points total as Rangers and Dundee United in second place, behind defending champions Celtic.
James Grady's injury-time goal secured a 3-2 win at Ross County, just as it looked like St Johnstone would pip Gretna to promotion.
FORMER Gretna owner Brooks Mileson died yesterday after being found slumped in a garden pond at his home.
GRETNA coach Andy Smith spared a thought for former benefactor Brooks Mileson as the team's relegation from the Clydesdale Bank Premier League was confirmed.
GRETNA were last night hanging onto survival by their fingertips after only 10 players agreed to play this weekend.
CRAIG BARR netted a late equaliser for brave Gretna to win them their first ever point in the SPL as furious Hearts fans turned on their own team.