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Election stirs interest among locals
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Activity at the circuit clerk’s office points to great anticipation for the upcoming presidential election. Residents have been registering to vote in large numbers. “We are averaging probably 10 p...
Bows honor Pratt at Rotary 5K
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The starting line in going orange. Organizers of the eighth annual Austin’s Shoes Run with Rotary 5K are lining the opening section of the track with orange bows in honor of a local girl’s fight wi...
Animal lovers: It's dress-up time
by Zack Steen
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Animal lovers are encouraged to dress up their pets for a good cause. The Green Market at the Corinth Depot will host its annual Pet Costume Contest on Saturday to benefit the Corinth-Alcorn Animal...
Alcorn unemployment rate at 5 percent
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
August’s unemployment rate of 5 percent in Alcorn County showed slight improvement from the prior year. The county posted 5.7 percent in July and 5.2 percent in August 2015. Mississippi’s seasonall...
First-graders find power of rhythm
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
LINK is bringing the beat to local elementary schools. Courtesy of LINK, the X8 Interactive Drumming presentation is visiting first graders throughout Alcorn County. The presentation began at Corin...
Principal rides motorcycle down school hallway
by Lisa Tiernan
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BURNSVILLE — The sound of a motorcycle engine revving up brought excited school children to the door of their classrooms at Burnsville School, where they watched in amazement as their principal, Da...
Yard sales 
take over 
Tishomingo
by Zack Steen
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA – More than 50-miles of yard sales will take over Tishomingo County this weekend. The 10th annual Trash & Treasures Along the Tenn-Tom is set for Friday and Saturday and will feature hundreds ...
CHS to honor two former faculty members
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Remembered for their excellent instruction and tireless dedication to students, two former Corinth High School faculty members will be honored during a special reception on Thursday. Held from 6 to...
Grand event seeks volunteers
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The call is out for volunteers to help with the Grand Illumination — a showpiece event for local history and business that returns in November after a four-year hiatus. The Grand Illumination invol...
Three nights of music highlight festival
by Zack Steen
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hog Wild Festival returns this week with good barbecue and great entertainment. The 26th annual event set for Thursday through Saturday in downtown Corinth features a sanctioned competition by ...
Two local pageants deemed successful
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
This year’s Miss Alcorn County Magnolia State and Miss Heritage Magnolia State Pageants proved to be a smashing success with dozens of contestants vying for titles. A preliminary to the Miss Magnol...
Zika virus case number rises to three
by Brant Sappington
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Two more Prentiss County residents have been diagnosed with the Zika virus, bringing to three the total number of cases in the county. As with the first case reported last month, the Mississippi De...
Waste day the biggest ever
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands of pounds of chemicals, electronics and other potential hazards are getting recycled rather than heading to the landfill. The recent Household Hazardous Waste Day helped residents get rid...
Auditions set for the Haunted Theatre
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Spine-tingling screams will fill the historic Coliseum Civic Center on Thursday, Sept. 29 as the Corinth Area Arts Council holds open auditions for their Haunted Theatre. Held at 6 p.m., all ghosts...
Sales tourism tax show gains
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Fiscal 2016 closes with a mixed month for local tax collections, but both the sales and tourism taxes collected in Corinth set new high marks for the year. The mid-September sales tax deposit of $5...
Reenactment won't happen for Farmington
by Zack Steen
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON – For the second straight year the city of Farmington will not host a civil war reenactment. Last year the annual event was canceled when organizer Dale Fortenberry became sick – this ye...
Corinth business group meeting Tuesday
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth chapter of Business Network International (BNI) is meeting Tuesday morning at Pizza Grocery. “We’re looking to bring new members into our marketing team,” said Steven Eaton, the preside...
Belk sets charity shopping event
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Non-profit organizations interested in raising money are encouraged to participate in Belk of Corinth’s upcoming charity sale event. Set for 6 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, the charity shopping e...