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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.
The Richard Greenhow Centre in Gretna will now be operated "by the community for the community".
Smitten couples arrive in their thousands to get married over the anvil at Gretna Green but Black and Whites fans just hoped their team wouldn't leave them at the Scottish Cup altar.
SFA chief executive Gordon Smith will seek talks with league officials in an attempt to prevent a repeat of Gretna's demise.
DAVIE IRONS has hit out at Scottish football's money men for allowing Gretna to follow Third Lanark and Clydebank into football oblivion.
ANOTHER nail was hammered in Gretna's coffin yesterady when members of the Scottish Football League voted to demote them to the Irn-Bru Third Division, writes GAVIN MCCAFFERTY.
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.