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Local lawmakers weigh in on budget
by Zack Steen
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Lawmakers were back in Jackson this week passing a state budget bill which will allow Gov. Phil Bryant (R) to pull $60 million from Mississippi’s rainy day fund, marking the second dip into the fun...
Campers enjoy hands-on learning
by Steve Beavers
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
School is out for the summer, but learning has never stopped. The temporary break hasn’t slowed close to 50 children from learning while doing at the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Camp ...
Vandals strike airport
by Kimberly Shelton
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to deter further destruction, Corinth-Alcorn County Airport Manager Donna Briggs is speaking out following a recent act of vandalism at the Roscoe Turner Airfield. The incident occurre...
Jobless rate rises
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
County unemployment rates across the state rose in May with Alcorn County going back over the 5 percent mark at 5.4 percent. The rate rose from 4.5 percent in April but fared better than the year-a...
Tuba player hitting right notes with All-State band
by Kimberly Shelton
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A two-year member of the prestigious Mississippi All-State Lions Band, Jared Moore, 18, of Glen has crafted quite a repertoire for himself. After competing in Honolulu, Hawaii during the Parade of ...
People of the Crossroads – Jason Burcham, Corinth
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After running a seafood truck in Birmingham, Ala. for three years, Jason Burcham has brought his business back to his hometown. “I wanted to provide for my family by the work I put in for myself, n...
Firefighters respond to small roof fire at Kimberly-Clark
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Kimberly-Clark is cleaning up after a fire that apparently resulted from roof work. Four Corinth and three Farmington trucks responded to the fire, which was reported at 10:44 p.m. Tuesday at the K...
Man bites police officer; faces felony assault charge
by Mark Boehler
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A 23-year-old Corinth man faces a felony assault charge after he bit the arm of a Corinth police officer. Corinth Police Department Detective Del Green identified the suspect as Anthony Brooks of H...
Board recommends sign approval
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Adjustment is recommending approval of a variance for a pole-mounted business sign on South Harper Road for Little’s Jewelers. A variance is needed because it will be a second ...
Uprooted tree knocks out service
by Staff Reports
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
An uprooted tree in Crossroads Regional Park knocked out service for countless AT&T customers. AT&T workers were busy repairing lines along Parkway on Wednesday. “It happened some time last night o...
FBC to host Community Fourth of July Celebration
by Steve Beavers
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON – A local church is planning an even bigger spectacle and the community is invited. The “Farmington Community July 4th Celebration” – hosted by Farmington Baptist Church – is set for 6 p...
People of the Crossroads: Beth James, Iuka
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“I love coaching cheer – everything about it,” said Beth James, early childhood education teacher and cheer coach for the Tishomingo County School District. “I try to be a good role model for the s...
Several arrested in drug probe
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Narcotics Unit made four arrests stemming from investigation of alleged drug activity. Those charged are: • James Nicholas Wilburn, 39, of Rienzi, possession of methamphetamine • Kenji ...
Students enjoy summer fun
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Kossuth and Alcorn Central elementary school students recently had fun at the Alcorn School District’s Summer Fun Camps. Students participated in Science experiments, art and physical education act...
Jacinto set for July 4 festival
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
While the Jacinto Festival often hangs its hat on notoriety for political speaking, this off-year for local politics will find more emphasis on the pleasures of a small-town festival. The Jacinto C...
Kindergartners fare well on assessment
by Zack Steen
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Local kindergarteners are ready to enter the first grade, according to the latest round of test results from the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment and Mississippi STAR Early Literacy exam. Average ...
Easom hosts Gatsby gala
by Kimberly Shelton
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Borrowing a page from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “ The Great Gatsby,” the Easom Outreach Foundation’s latest event promises to be the “bee’s knees.” A swanky shindig loaded with dancing, music and delec...
People of the Crossroads — Olivia Bobo
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Tishomingo County High School drum major Olivia Bobo has been devoted to the band since fifth grade. Now a senior, Bobo played the saxophone until her junior year when she tried out for drum major ...
Hardin County man drowns on Pickwick Lake
Jun 28, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
BRUTON BRANCH, Tenn. – The second drowning of the year on Pickwick Lake happened this past weekend and claimed the life of a 74-year-old man from Bruton Branch. Charles Coln was moving his waverunn...
Defendants enter pleas in circuit court
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A number of individuals entered guilty pleas last week in Alcorn County Circuit Court. As a new term begins, the court held plea and revocation days on Wednesday and Thursday. Sentences handed down...