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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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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.
Loved-up couples will head to Gretna Green for Valentine's Day weddings ONWEDNESDAY.
GRETNA 2008 boss Kenny Brown hailed his side as they made it third time lucky against Stirling University to lift the East Qualifying Cup.
Smith believes lessons must be learned over the role of owner and benefactor Brooks Mileson, who effectively pulled the plug on Gretna after his money had taken them to the top flight.
DAVIE IRONS has hit out at Scottish football's money men for allowing Gretna to follow Third Lanark and Clydebank into football oblivion.
Gretna, whose entire staff were made redundant by administrators days after their debut Scottish Premier League season ended, will be expelled from the league if a buy-out is not completed after the weekend.
GRETNA have no players, coaches and office staff remaining, but could still have a future in the Scottish Football League.
RAMPANT Caley Thist le recorded their biggest-ever SPL win to inflict further misery on doomed Gretna.
INLAND Revenue investigators are probing the finances of SPL crisis club Gretna, the Sunday Mirror can reveal.