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Koon receives state award
by Steve Beavers
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
An Alcorn Career and Technology Center counselor has been named the state's best. Jennifer Koon was awarded the 2015 Mississippi ACTE Career Guidance Award. Koon, a high school CTE counselor the pa...
Green flag set to wave on new racing season
by Zack Steen
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
GLEN – Buddy is back. After a 18 year absence, Buddy Ayers is returning to North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway. Drivers are set to fire their engines on a new season of racing at 7 p.m. Saturday ...
Reenactment of Rienzi Battle set for next week
by Kimberly Shelton
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
History will be resurrected as re-enactors, under the direction of the 3rd Tennessee Calvary and 48th Tennessee Infantry, bring to life the Battle of Rienzi. The battle was fought between 1861 and ...
Expert shares reality of drug addiction epidemic
by Kimberly Shelton
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Who knew that heroin (chemical name diacetylmorphine) was introduced by the Bayer company in 1898 as a non-addictive alternative to morphine and a cough suppressant for children? Guests at Pizza Gr...
Bids unsealed on demolition of Wurlitzer building
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Contractors entered a wide range of bids on the proposed demolition of the Wurlitzer building and land clearing. Bids were unsealed at City Hall Thursday morning and are expected to go to the Board...
Bill provides teacher pay increase
by Steve Beavers
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Mississippi gets an “A” in its recent rewarding of public school teachers. Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Tuesday giving teachers a $2,500 pay increase over the next two years. Teachers will also s...
Board questions use of school buses
by Zack Steen
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The use of four school buses to shuttle Brantley Gilbert concert goers from a satellite parking lot to the Crossroads Arena is being questioned. Alcorn School District Board Member Carroll Morton a...
Annual senior class production opens tonight
by Zack Steen
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth High School seniors will hit the stage this week for their annual Follies talent and variety show. The show, featuring musical and comedy skits of "T.V. Shows We Love" will begin tonight at...
Confederate holiday to be observed Sunday
by Zack Steen
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Confederate soldiers lost during the Civil War will be remembered this weekend during the Confederate Memorial holiday. The local observance of the holiday will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Corin...
Dramatized talk headlines Contraband Symposium
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Taking the stage together in 1863, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant and Frederick Douglass tackled the burning questions of the day. That was the premise of a dramatized discussion among the three...
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