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No indictment made in probe of day care center
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent session of the Alcorn County Grand Jury yielded no indictment of an individual stemming from the investigation of the Circle Y Child Care and Learning Center. “Unless some new evidence com...
Beer sales approved,
vice-mayor resigns
by Steve Beavers
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
RAMER – The sale of beer is a step closer to returning to Ramer. The controversial vote caused the vice mayor to resign after the Ramer City Commission passed an ordinance authorizing beer sales in...
Hog Wild brings food and fun
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Downtown Corinth is going wild for the hog this weekend. Professional and amateur barbecue chefs flocked to the Hog Wild Festival area all day Thursday, while teams of workers finished setting up t...
Scouts join firefighters to distribute detectors
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Firefighters and Boy Scouts will team to deliver a potential lifesaver to residents throughout the county beginning on Saturday. A grant-funded distribution of 500 smoke alarms to elderly residents...
People of the Crossroads: Natache Floyd, North Prentiss County
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
For longtime hospice worker Natache Floyd, the best part of the job is getting to know her patients and their families. “I really enjoy seeing people who remember me serving them from years back, w...
Favorites return 
for Green Market
by Zack Steen
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
For 66-year-old Dottie Smith, there’s no greater joy than spending the day at Green Market. She’ll return Saturday to the Corinth Depot to sell her wares handcrafted from silverware and flatware. F...
Election stirs interest among locals
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 5 5 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 | 4 4 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...