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School board member questions fundraisers
by Zack Steen
Are there too many school fundraisers? Alcorn School District board members are once again discussing a way to control the large number of school fundraisers approved each month. District 1 School Board Member Ricky Fields questioned the board’s quick approval for seven August fundraisers for the Alcorn Central High School dance team. “I understand these groups need fundraisers to survive, but ...
Drugs, property crimes draw pleas
by Jebb Johnston
Several defendants entered guilty pleas in Alcorn County Circuit Court this week. Sentences handed down by Judge Thomas Gardner III, according to court records, are: • Brandon Wheeler, 33, burglary of a dwelling and possession of methamphetamine — Five years to serve in custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections followed by five years of probation. He must pay restitution. • Barbara E...
Man dies from crash injuries
by L.A. Story
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A Friday evening crash has resulted in the death of a 25-year-old Corinth man. According to an preliminary report from Tishomingo County Sheriff John Dennis Daugherty, Orion Hughey was the name released by Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon as having been killed in a wreck which occurred around 5:30 p.m. Friday evening. The crash happened in a wreck on Old Steel Bridge R...
Search continues for missing teen
by Brant Sappington
The search continues for a Booneville teen missing for almost a month. Angelica Dykes, 17, was last seen on Friday, June 23 in the east Booneville area. Police Chief Michael Ramey said Dykes was seen getting into a vehicle with two individuals. There was no evidence of any foul play. “It appears she got in the vehicle voluntarily,” said Ramey. A community prayer service is set for Sunday at 12:...
Community support FUELS
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KOSSUTH — School supplies for children can be a financial strain on some families and one area ch...
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Career choices: Campers explor...
Mark Rowan of Baldwyn wants to be a music producer when he grows up. Thanks to the lessons he and...
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Officials: New bid process cau...
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors is joining others to express concern about new requirement...
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Latimore, blues artists ready ...
The Crossroads Arena will be reaching down soul deep to “turn up the blues” on Saturday night. J&...
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City board approves several zo...
Corinth aldermen gave approval to several zoning changes Tuesday evening. The meeting of the Boar...
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County, city schools to host o...
More than two dozen orientation and open house meetings are set for the upcoming week as Corinth ...
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Groups to explore Old Tishomin...
Who do you think you are? The genealogical societies in Alcorn, Tishomingo and Prentiss counties ...
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City pursues bond issue for in...
“Infrastructure” is at the top of the list again as the Corinth Board of Aldermen pursues a new g...
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Supervisors see no need to dem...
Alcorn County supervisors are looking to the parks and recreation commission to decide whether th...
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Tishomingo County man shot, br...
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A 25-year-old Tishomingo County man has been charged with aggravated assault ...
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Class makes postcards from the...
A class recently held at the Mississippi State University Extension Service helped teach students...
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Rain delay: 'Jaws' chews way t...
The results are in and although top ranked Joey “Jaws” Chestnut didn’t break any records, he did ...
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Sports
Rose To Cavaliers
by The Associated Press
CLEVELAND— A person familiar with the decision says free agent Derrick Rose has agreed to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rose, a former league MVP who has battled knee ...
Coming Up Wednesday
by the Daily Corinthian
Coming up in Wednesday’s Daily Corinthian sports pages we’ll continue our summer series on area high school football schedule previews by taking a look at Walnut. Check out...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Ramer City Park is conducting fall soccer sign-ups each Saturday thru August 12 at the park concession stand from 10A-1P. The next ...
Latest Plaza Lanes Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest results from the Summer Fun League at Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Summer Fun League: Week of 07/20) Tony’s Towing 2...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Ramer City Park is conducting fall soccer sign-ups each Saturday thru August 12 at the park concession stand from 10A-1P. The next ...
Coming Up This Week
by the Daily Corinthian
Coming up this week in the Daily Corinthian sports pages Kent’s Corner returns on Tuesday with a POV look at the messy situation fac...
Opinion
Police issues are difficult
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
A Minnesota police office murdered Justine Damond. According to reports she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault nearby her apartment where she lived. According t...
The looming Republican di...
by Rich Lowry
The ascension of Donald Trump was supposed to change everything in the GOP. As it happens, perhaps one very important thing hasn't: The Republicans may well still be The St...
Agency trying to clip its...
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — A Mississippi agency that many people describe as a bureaucratic nightmare is getting a long-needed makeover. The state Board of Cosmetology recently hired a...
Is Iran in our sights now?
by Pat Buchanan
"Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement and appeasement is surrender." Thus does our Chur...
Porking out with your money
by Cal Thomas
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to eliminate governmental waste and fraud, j...
Looking back at the Detroit riots
by Michael Barone
Fifty years ago this weekend, a deadly urban riot began in Detroit. It started around 3:30 a.m., when police arrested 85 patrons of ...
The party of bad faith?
by Rich Lowry
If the Republican attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare ultimately fails, it will be a lesson in the wages of political bad faith....
Collusion charges cut both ways
by Larry Elder
During President Bill Clinton's 1996 campaign for re-election, several individuals allegedly worked on behalf of the Chinese governm...
Crossroads
Beloved poem encourages f...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular poem jumped out at me because the words s...
Sometimes you just have t...
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’re pulling a 16’ livestock trailer and yo...
Organizing, packing light...
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, of course, with a detailed list of items...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writ...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
Neighborhood theater operator presides over local movie scene
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie...
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusa...
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