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Planning commission rejects commercial zoning near Afton
by Jebb Johnston
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of the Afton subdivision in North Corinth won the sympathy of the Corinth Planning Commission on Monday as they said “not in my back yard” to a proposed commercial development. Before the...
Two indicted in gang-related shootout
by Jebb Johnston
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A year after a deadly shootout that police believe to be gang-related, an Alcorn County Grand Jury returned two murder indictments in the case. The two men indicted are Marcus McGaha, 27, and Cedri...
Gang members could face enhanced sentencing
by Jebb Johnston
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Gang members who commit criminal activity could serve extra time. The Corinth Police Department plans to pursue the sentencing enhancement available for criminal activity that can be tied to gang m...
All-star game leaves Bynum field
by Steve Beavers
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Organizers of the NEMCABB All-Star Game are moving the event. The 26th Annual NEMCABB All-Star high school baseball event is moving from Jesse Bynum Field at Crossroads Regional Park to the new bas...
People of the Crossroads — Woody Harrell
by Mark Boehler
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Woody Harrell was named Time Magazine "Man of the Year" in 1966 -- the year they gave the award to everyone in the world under age 25. The 68-year-old avid runner has been a Corinth resident for th...
Community blood drive set for next weekend
by Kimberly Shelton
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Continuing their efforts to keep a steady supply of fresh donations on hand, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will host a community blood drive at Corinth Walmart. Held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fr...
Kossuth collects county’s 73rd title
by H. Lee Smith II
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The second team state championship in just over two months upped Alcorn County’s tote board to 73. Kossuth captured its third baseball title on Friday by completing a sweep of St. Andrews in the Cl...
Alcorn County murder victim identified
by Mark Boehler
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County’s most recent murder victim has been identified. Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones told the Daily Corinthian late Saturday afternoon the May 12th shooting victim is 37-year-old Jorge Ag...
Corinth considers more county inmate labor
by Jebb Johnston
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth is considering contracting with Alcorn County to obtain inmate workers to provide needed labor for the street and sanitation operations. Street Commissioner Philip Verdung said his departme...
Supervisors want road register update
by Jebb Johnston
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
County supervisors are seeing a need to update the county road register with more specific details on road locations. The Board of Supervisors stopped short of taking formal action on it this past ...
Local schools will offer coding, robotics classes
by Zack Steen
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Coding and robotics will soon be taught in elementary classrooms in the Corinth and Alcorn school districts. The two districts are scheduled to participate in a grant-funded computer science pilot ...
Alcorn Central graduation
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn Central High School graduation was held Thursday night at the Crossroads Arena. For more photos from area graduations, see Sunday's print edition. | Staff photos by Steve Beavers
AMEN Food Pantry seeks donations
by Kimberly Shelton
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Shelves are becoming sparse at the AMEN Food Pantry as the need for food and toiletries continues to soar among impoverished families and individuals. As an attempt to address the needs of the comm...
Building collapse: Concerns linger about stability
by Jebb Johnston
May 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The tenants at 501 Cruise Street have been vacated amid lingering concern about the stability of the building where bricks tumbled to the sidewalk Tuesday afternoon. It’s a situation that has the c...
Historic church seeks recollections
by Steve Beavers
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The memories came flooding back for Bailey Williams as he walked down the aisle of Fillmore Street Chapel. Those kinds of recollections are what First United Methodist Church is looking for as it c...
Wellness Day slated for Boys Club
by Steve Beavers
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth native still cares about the health of the community. Dr. Nakeitra L. Burse is coming home to host the Community Wellness Day on Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club. The event, slated for 1...
School responds to allegations against former principal
by Jebb Johnston
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
North Corinth Christian Academy says it has responded appropriately to the allegations against the school’s former principal. Michael Shane Casabella, 37, of County Road 282, Iuka, lost his positio...
Glendale hosting final tour
by Zack Steen
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
GLEN – Community members will get a chance this weekend to tour the purple hallways of Glendale Elementary School before the doors are closed. Set to coincide with the Glen Heritage Day Festival, a...