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Purple Heart monument arrives
by Steve Beavers
Veterans Louis Harris and Jerry Eaton were all smiles. Their goal of honoring fellow veterans is nearing completion. The 45-inch tall monument to honor area veterans has arrived and the two members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Post Chapter 813 couldn't be happier. "This is a positive affirmation of those who served," said Harris as he looked over the impressive monument which arriv...
Inspiration, fun highlight Coca-Cola 10K
by Steve Beavers
Aaron Rogers had plans to participate in his first Corinth Coca-Classic 10K. Those intentions seemed unclear when Rogers suffered a heart attack on March 12. "The doctor told me I was lucky to be alive," said Rogers as he prepared to walk his first Corinth event with his wife Sandra on Saturday. Rogers had the attack while at work at Caterpillar. His goal of walking his first 10K appeared to be...
From Tamales to the Skies
At 83, James Anthony “Tony” Ferguson Sr. has stories to tell. He enjoys sharing memories of a lon...
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Quilt guild hosts auction
Raising money to fund their many projects, the Needle Chasers Quilt Guild of Tishomingo County wi...
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Bank president loves volunteer...
Next month, Rick Willis will head to Guatemala on his 13th mission trip. The president of Corinth...
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Murder charges filed in shooti...
A Booneville man faces a charge of murder after allegedly shooting a woman in the chest early Fri...
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Race day arrives for Coke 10K
Dr. Seuss would describe today's Corinth 10K as a fun run in the sun. Those who have ever compete...
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Sports
1st-time winners highligh...
by H. Lee Smith II
It was more the final kick than beginner’s luck for Stanley Boen. Boen, racing in his first Corinth Coca-Cola Classic 10K, overtook course veteran Daniel Kirwa to claim the...
Softball Playoffs
Class 3A Kossuth 13, South Pontotoc 0 South Pontotoc 1, Kossuth 0 (South Pontotoc wins series 2-1) Monday Class 1A Smithville @ Biggersville, 4
American Pharoah wins Ken...
by The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Brilliant but untested, American Pharoah was put to a fight in the Kentucky Derby and won. Sent off as the 5-2 favorite by the record crowd of 170,513, t...
Central claims North tennis title
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central is the lone Class 3A tennis team still alive in the North. The Bears and Lady Bears claimed the North Half championsh...
Aggies sweep, softball teams drop openers
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth made short work of Humphreys County again and has a North Half semifinal date against a Division 1-3A foe. Fresh off a 19-0 ...
Grizzlies' D to be tested without Conley
by Teresa M. Walker
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- To the Memphis Grizzlies, it's simply grit and grind. Harass opponents from one end of the court to the other, fru...
2-time champions roll in Game 1
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth spent over four hours on the road for nothing on Tuesday. Thursday, the two-time defending Class 3A state champions needed o...
Grizzlies earn some rest before semifinal
by Teresa M. Walker
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies were so busy finishing off their first-round series they haven't considered the impact of pl...
Opinion
Paul right to demand repo...
by Michael Barone
It was sort of inevitable that on his first day of campaigning as an announced candidate for president earlier this month, Rand Paul would be asked whether he supported a b...
Continue to exercise the ...
by Ben Carson
I grew up in Detroit, in an environment where one was supposed to be Democrat and where people constantly told me that Republicans were evil and racist people. As I entered...
Defending traditional mar...
by Star Parker
The late Judge Robert Bork wrote prophetically in 2004 that the only viable option left for protecting the institution of traditional marriage in the United States is amend...
Another signpost on the road to destruction
by Cal Thomas
When future historians analyze the decline of America they need look no further than the trivialities increasingly occupying our tim...
Hillary and Brian slide down the ladder
by Roger Simon
Who, or even whom, do you trust? A) Brian Williams B) Hillary Clinton Both are important public figures. Both have been accused of d...
A U.S.-Russia war over Ukraine?
by Pat Buchanan
"Could a U.S. response to Russia's action in Ukraine provoke a confrontation that leads to a U.S.-Russia War?" This jolting question...
Reform efforts can’t be a partisan effort
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – During a recent screening of the outstanding documentary film “The Toughest Job: William Winter’s Mississippi” a rather...
Acts set the stage of power struggle
by Wyatt Emmerich
In 1968, democratic President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law. It prohibited discrimination concerning the sale,...
Crossroads
Barnabas
by Lora Ann Huff
Have you ever thought about how, in the grand scheme of things, you would like to be remembered when you’re gone? What do you do that will give folks a reason to look back ...
“Chitlin’ Circuit King” B...
by Stacy Jones
On Saturday I plan to see Mississippi blues musician Bobby Rush in concert. Although, it’s not my first time to see Rush, I’m willing to bet that not all Mississippians kno...
Disappearing Delta juke j...
by Stacy Jones
American literary and jazz critic Albert Murray said the following of the juke joint: “The juke joint, the honky tonk, and the ballroom also represent one more thing, anthr...
Dented Bucket
by Lora Ann Huff
Several years ago a friend forwarded a story that might in some way help our thought process when it comes to some of the things we ...
Two liars try to discover their iniquities
by Terry Burns
True Story, R, ***1/2 James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, Director Rupert Goold, Regency Enterprises, Length 100 minutes. Mich...
Life and death of Lincoln assassin 150 years ago offers fascination
by Stacy Jones
This week public radio has featured stories of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth. To my recollection, the man who shot Lincoln in t...
Friendship
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend since college days sent an e-mail devotional this week about the importance of having special friends in our lives – maybe ...
Time keeps on slipping into the future
by Terry Burns
Danny Collins, R, *****Plus, Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner, Christopher Plummer, Bobby Cannavale, Glselle, Giselle Eise...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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