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Contraband camp statues come to life
by Zack Steen
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The life-size bronze sculptures at the Corinth Contraband Camp will soon come to life. The augmented reality project will happen thanks in part to a $10,000 grant awarded to the Corinth Area Conven...
New bill would reform campaign finances
by Zack Steen
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Tighter guidelines are on the horizon for campaign sending in the Magnolia State. Lawmakers agreed on a new campaign finance reform bill on Wednesday with the passage of Senate Bill 2689. The measu...
Museum transforms into time machine
by L.A. Story
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — Tishomingo County’s Old Courthouse Museum will become a time machine transporting people back in time during the third annual Renaissance Day. The museum located at 203 East Quitman Street i...
People of the Crossroads — Jeff Eldridge
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Between his son’s travel ball games and his cleaning and restoration business, Jeff Eldridge keeps the road hot. The local Servpro professional co-owns the seven-county franchise with his wife, Dan...
'Blood Country' — Filming moves to country cabin
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A long day of filming on Monday for the makers of “Blood Country” took them from sleepy Jacinto to a cabin in Tippah County. Back in Jacinto on Tuesday, the crew was again inside the courtroom late...
Resident requests 
partial road closure
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A western Alcorn County resident renewed his request for a partial road closure before the Board of Supervisors Monday evening. Hugh Coleman, a resident of County Road 640, first made the request r...
Market vendor 
deadline nears
by Zack Steen
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Spring is in the air and the Green Market’s ninth annual season is right around the corner. As the list of season sellers grows each day for the Crossroads Museum fundraiser, the first vendor deadl...
KeyTronic expanding operations
by Zack Steen
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Seventy-five new jobs are coming to Corinth. KeyTronicEMS is expanding its Corinth location by investing $500,000 and creating 75 full-time positions over the next three years. “We really appreciat...
Action! Jacinto
 filming begins

by Jebb Johnston
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
JACINTO — “Settle … and … action!” On that command from “Blood Country” director Travis Mills, a hush falls over the courtroom at Jacinto Monday morning as filming of the movie’s scene 43 begins. C...
School district receives $50,000
by Zack Steen
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn School District is now $50,000 richer thanks to Rep. Nick Bain (D-Alcorn) and a bond bill passed in the state capitol last year. Originally written to only add new lighting to the Kossut...
Firefighter injured during house fire

by L.A. Story
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A Biggersville firefighter received minor injuries after a portion of wall collapsed during salvage operations after a Kossuth structure fire Sunday afternoon. A press release from Biggersville Fir...
Real estate agent uses drone to promote properties
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
As a real estate broker, Doug Jumper never expected to add “pilot” to his credentials. But that is the reality now as Jumper Realty & Associates adds drone photography and video to its services. As...
Glen to get new mayor
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
When the new term for municipal elected leaders begins in July, the town of Glen will get a new mayor for the first time in almost 12 years. Danny Beavers, a retired Mississippi Highway Patrol empl...
Legislature focused on law enforcement
by Zack Steen
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth Democratic Rep. Nick Bain recently took to the Well of the House in the state capitol. The local lawyer went to bat for criminal justice in an effort to make DUI laws in Mississippi more ef...
Gyms to get lighting upgrades
by Zack Steen
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Alcorn County school gymnasiums will see a lighting upgrade soon. Alcorn School District board members accepted two low bids to purchase LED lighting for the high school gyms at Biggersville an...
People of the Crossroads - Ruby Mowrey, Corinth
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff Photo by L.A. Story Ruby Mowrey has enjoyed two careers. Originally born and raised in Alabama, she moved to Pace, Fla., in 1969. She worked for a convenience store chain for many years, then...
Concert series set for Thursday celebrates the "Moody Flute"
by For the Daily Corinthian
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The magical music of the flute will be celebrated this week in the latest installment of the Corinth Music Club's concert series. The club will present a free Mid-Morning Concert at 11 a.m. THURSDA...
JCPenney closing Corinth store
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A staple of department store shopping will leave the city as JCPenney moves forward with plans to close 138 stores. The company on Friday made public the list of store closures, including Corinth’s...