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Mother seeks ban of caffeine pills
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A grieving mother made a tearful plea to the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors to pass an ordinance banning the sale of caffeine pills and powders to children under 18. Jennifer Westmoreland of Wa...
Horticulture team wins state
by Steve Beavers
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A quartet of high school students know their fruits and vegetables. And everything else dealing with horticulture. The Alcorn County Horticulture Judging Team proved their knowledge by winning the ...
Texas college asks KHS to change logo
by Zack Steen
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
KOSSUTH – The long time Kossuth Aggies steer logo will slowly start to change. The University of Texas sent the Alcorn School District a letter last week concerning the use of the logo. The tradema...
City says goodbye to street commissioner
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave a warm farewell to the city’s outgoing street commissioner, Philip Verdung. His final day on the job was the same day as the board’s regular meeting las...
People of the Crossroads — Jay Jones
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Jay Jones can usually be found wearing a coat and tie, but not at the Green Market. The 47-year-old is wearing T-shirt and shorts as owner of Jaybirds Shaved Ice, a business he operates with the he...
Guild celebrates with trunk show
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Peggy Morrison with the Cross City Piecemakers Quilt Guild holds up one of the quilts displayed at the group’s trunk show. Patti Sandage was in charge of the event as the guild celebrated its 11th ...
Hot Rod Shop keeps running
by Steve Beavers
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hot Rod Shop will celebrate the life of Michael Johnson by carrying on the legacy of his love of restoring classic vehicles. Johnson died tragically in a traffic accident at the Rockabilly Fest...
Back-to-school: New calendar awaits city students
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A new school year with a restructured calendar is days away for Corinth students. Monday, Aug. 1, will usher in a big change for the district with a move to a nine-weeks grading period and a modifi...
Bows show support for law enforcement
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Blue bows are popping up around Corinth in support of the thin blue line. It is a campaign to remind officers that the community cares in light of the shooting deaths of law enforcement officers in...
Kossuth ready to get back to school
by Steve Beavers
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
KOSSUTH – Principal Travis Smith has a lot of good things going on at his school. The second-year Kossuth High School principal is ready to let the rest of area in on it during the school’s open ho...
Worley headlines Shiloh concert
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. – On Thursday, August 25, Shiloh National Military Park, along with 411 of her sister national parks, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. From sea to sh...
People of the Crossroads — Butch Carmichiel, Corinth
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Butch Carmichiel is a busy man. The wholesale parts representative at Long-Lewis Ford went to work for Ford in July of 1960 at V.M. Box Motor Company. “My dream in high school was to be exactly whe...
Gallery features kids' summer break creations
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Some of Corinth’s youngest artists took brushes in hand at the art gallery this summer to produce the next great painting for the refrigerator door. An opening reception with the artists, ranging i...
Corinth superintendent: Student transfers go both ways
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
While the Alcorn School District continues to discuss concerns about student transfers out of the district, Corinth’s superintendent wants people to know it’s a two-way street. “What people are bei...
Piano man set for concert series
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
First Baptist Church’s popular Summer Concert Series will continue on Sunday with performances by several artists. Affectionately known as “Mr. Piano Man," Jeff Stice will tickle the ivories as he ...
Selmer's splash pad set to open
by Jeff York
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
SELMER, Tenn. — The much anticipated Selmer Splash Pad will open next month and will be a great back-to-school gift for the students. The splash pad is tentatively set to open the second weekend in...
People of the Crossroads — Elaine Matthews, Rienzi
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A familiar face in Rienzi has officially retired. After working as Rienzi town clerk 15 years, Elaine Mathews retired July 15. She has worked with two mayors, Walter Williams and David Potts. She a...
Alcorn Central High School offering 2 orientation nights
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The faculty and staff at Alcorn Central High school has planned orientation nights for the upcoming school year. “We encourage parents and students to take advantage of these evenings to visit the ...
National Guard Armory hosting wrestling event
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Pro wrestlers will take over Corinth’s National Guard Armory on Friday, July 22 as Memphis Power Wrestling presents a special fundraising event. Held at 7:30 p.m., proceeds from the annual show wil...
Groups partner for sweet cause
by Steve Beavers
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Knights of Columbus and Region IV Mental Health Services have a sweet partnership. The two are combining Friday and Saturday to help raise money for the mentally ill population. Representatives...