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Equipment issue delays new traffic signals
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
An equipment problem has delayed activation of the new traffic signals at South Parkway and U.S. Highway 72. The lights had been expected to be in operation by this week. “The wireless signaling de...
Parent spearheads school district advisory council
by Zack Steen
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BIGGERSVILLE – More than a dozen parents and school staffers gathered inside the Biggersville school cafeteria on Thursday night to learn about the creation of Alcorn County’s first P16 Parent Advi...
Historic flag returns home
by Steve Beavers
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The 11th Mississippi Infantry Regimental Flag has returned home. The flag is set to be formally donated to Shiloh National Military Park during a Wednesday, May 4 ceremony at the Corinth Civil War ...
Derby party returns to Verandah-Curlee House
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Derby day bowties and hats are coming back to the Verandah-Curlee House. For the first time since 2007, the grounds will host a derby party for the viewing of the Kentucky Derby. It’s set for 4 to ...
Author shares story of faith
by Kimberly Shelton
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
“I cross-stitched a ‘Count it all Joy’ plaque for my bedroom, using yarn to match the colors of the walls and fabric. When it was framed and ready to hang on the bedroom wall, I couldn't do it. God...
People of the Crossroads — Shiela Duncan
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A diehard Biggersville Lion, teacher Shiela Duncan has taught English and Spanish at the school for 12 years. “I love to see kids be successful in their studies,” she said. “I try to be very involv...
Color Run Fun
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos by Keith Jackson Crossroads Regional Park was filled with color Saturday as Reconnect 4 Autism held their second annual Color Run 5K. The event raised funds for the all volunteer organizatio...
Police file manslaughter charge in shooting
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Police charged a Corinth man with manslaughter on Friday in connection with the Tuesday night shooting death of Deondre Simmons. Corinth Police Department Capt. Dell Green said Darius Gaines, 21, o...
Student faces felony weapon charge
by Steve Beavers
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A high school student has been charged a day after bringing a weapon to school. Zerek Hurd, 18, of Washington Street, was charged by the Corinth Police Department with felony possession of a weapon...
Storm knocks out power
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A spring storm system brought hail, flash flooding and power outages to the Corinth area Friday afternoon. A half-hour power outage hit parts of the city about 2:25 p.m., resulting in traffic signa...
Pancake breakfast supports kids
by Steve Beavers
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Pancakes will still be available on race day. The Corinth Kiwanis Club is making sure. The annual Pancake Breakfast of the club will be held at a different location on Saturday, May 7. Waldron Stre...
Ride honors fallen soldier
by Steve Beavers
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
American Legion Post 6 has full day of riding and recognition set for today at the legion hall. The 6th Annual Seth Ricketts Memorial Ride gets the day started with registration for the motorcycle ...
Area school districts hit with budget cuts
by Zack Steen
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Area school budgets will be reduced by more than $360,000 following Gov. Phil Bryant’s decision to cut more funds from the already underfunded Mississippi Adequate Education Program last week. Scho...
School lockdown: Weapon found on student
by Steve Beavers
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A threat by a Corinth High School student forced the lockdown of the school on Thursday morning. School administrators locked the school down around 8:50 a.m. when it was reported a male student ha...
Fire reported as minor at Burnsville plant
by Zack Steen
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
BURNSVILLE – Mississippi Silicon officials are calling the Thursday morning fire at the Tishomingo County plant “minor.” According to a statement released by the company, the fire started shortly b...
Bill passed to allow 'go-cups' in Corinth
by Zack Steen
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
State legislatives passed a bill last week which would allow “go-cups” and the creation of a entertainment district in downtown Corinth. Although still awaiting the governor’s signature, lawmakers ...
People of the Crossroads: Jerry Charbauski, Tishomingo County
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
From poetry to song writing and now photography, Tishomingo County native Jerry Charbauski has done it all. The avid picture taker can often be seen snapping photos at local events, civil war reena...
Caterpillar will close Oxford facility
by Courtesy of The Oxford Eagle
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Oxford’s Caterpillar employees received notice today that the local plant is closing and a full closure could be over the next 12 to 18 months. Board of Supervisors President Jeff Busby called the ...
Disagreement leads to deadly shooting
by Steve Beavers
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A disagreement turned deadly for a Corinth man on Tuesday night. Deondre Simmons, 19, was shot once in the chest and later died at Magnolia Regional Health Center following an altercation at 612 Ce...
Much-maligned road getting resurfaced
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Alcorn County’s bumpiest rides is getting a new surface this week. The Fourth District chip seal project includes 1.2 miles of County Road 510, which intersects Highway 2 at Kossuth, and 0.7...