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Alliance opens downtown office
by Zack Steen
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
“This is for you,” said Clayton Stanley, as he addressed the crowd gathered in front of The Alliance’s newly renovated historic corner office building in downtown Corinth. The Alliance president an...
Board to
 consider
 zoning
 changes
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Several requests for zoning changes will get hearings before the Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen next month. The board set the hearings for 5 p.m. on July 18. The items include the Alcorn Count...
Tourism board approves advance for reunion event

by L.A. Story
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Board approved a $2,500 advance for the upcoming NAACP Homecoming/Reunion event. The advance was requested during the board's regular meeting...
'Shot of adrenaline' — Bishop Park project moves upward
by L.A. Story
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A donation of $2,500 from Commerce Bank helped push the E.S. Bishop Park project a little closer to its goal. The donation from Commerce Bank was presented to C.A.R.E. Advisory Board member Orma Sm...
Tishomingo County escapees caught in Las Vegas 

by L.A. Story
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — After a week on the run, two Tishomingo County escaped inmates were caught Tuesday night in Las Vegas, Nev., after a traffic stop. Tishomingo County Sheriff John Daugherty said the two Missi...
The Alliance 
gets new look
by Zack Steen
Jun 20, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alliance is getting a new look. The economic and industrial development arm of the county will move this week from their longtime Cass Street office closer into the heart of downtown Corinth. A...
Event raises over $31K for worthy cause

by L.A. Story
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
GIFT — It seems the “Big Chicken” down in the community known as Gift Bottom, brings out the best in folks. At least, that is what event organizer Sandy Childs believes. There is evidence to sugges...
Man sentenced for child exploitation
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
BOONEVILLE – Attorney General Jim Hood announced on Tuesday the sentencing of 46-year-old Brian Michael Kemp for child exploitation and tampering with evidence. Kemp, of Booneville, pled guilty Fri...
Traffic accident claims second victim
by L.A. Story
Jun 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A community already grieving one death received another blow on Sunday morning as last week’s wreck claimed the life of a second victim. Nathaniel (“Nathan”) D. Dixon, 36, of Corinth, died at Regio...
Boys and Girls Club hosts day of fun
by L.A. Story
Jun 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A traditional open house for the Boys and Girls Club of Corinth has now expanded into a “Fun Day” thanks to some inspiration. The Boys and Girls Club of Corinth will host an Open House and Fun Day ...
Jacinto readies annual festival
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
With no elections coming up this year, the delights of an old-fashioned Southern festival will be in the spotlight at Jacinto on Independence Day. The Jacinto Foundation is rounding up makers of ar...
Living Free sets goals
by Zack Steen
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Living Free Ministries has three summer goals and they need help to reach them. After a successful 13th year so far, the Corinth non-residential faith-based addiction recovery program has several s...
125 graduate CHS
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Michael H. Miller Corinth graduate Christian Peterson patiently waits during roll call prior to the Corinth High School Academic and Performing Arts Center graduation on Friday at the Cros...
U.S. 45 to get Rockabilly Way designation
by Zack Steen
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A music style rooted deep in northeast Mississippi history will soon have it's own road. Gov. Phil Bryant recently signed House Bill 907 designating a section of U.S. Highway 45 in Alcorn, Prentiss...
Road to becoming father was bumpy
by Jeff York
Jun 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
"They call me Daddy." It was a emotional response from Craig Johnson when asked what Father's Day meant to him. Johnson's road to becoming a father was a bumpy path as he battled drug issues that b...
District borrows $4.25 M
by Zack Steen
Jun 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
County school board members have unanimously voted to borrow $4.25 million. The loan would extend a three-mill tax levy already in place and not cause a tax increase. The Alcorn School Board of Edu...
'Working together'
 :Mission: $30,000 in 30 days
by L.A. Story
Jun 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The community was given a mission on Thursday night — to raise $30,000 in 30 days to do something amazing for their children. Curious citizens, clergy and city officials were among the packed-house...
Alcorn district OKs 23 transfers
by Zack Steen
Jun 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Twenty-three students were released from the Alcorn School District recently, some because the district’s pre-school classes are maxed. Board members voted to allow 16 students to exit the county s...
Community Mission: $30,000 in 30 days
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff Photo by L.A. Story C.A.R.E. Advisory Board member Orma Smith and Corinth Alderman J.C. Hill display their first community donation of $100 toward a new playground at E.S. Bishop Park. The do...
Escapee convicted of sexual battery
by Staff Reports
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A Prentiss County man who recently led authorities on a multi-day manhunt after escaping from jail has been convicted of sexual battery following trial in Prentiss County. David Joe Glasco, 38, was...