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'Inflight breakup' blamed in crash
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) — Federal investigators who examined the wreckage of a small airplane crash that killed four people earlier this month in Georgia concluded that the aircraft broke apart in mid...
Shelter animal
 calendar contest 
enters final week
by Zack Steen
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Still a little over $2,000 from hitting goal, the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter’s 2018 calendar photo contest fundraiser is in its final week. Launched in June, the two-month, online-based fundrais...
School board member questions fundraisers
by Zack Steen
Jul 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Are there too many school fundraisers? Alcorn School District board members are once again discussing a way to control the large number of school fundraisers approved each month. District 1 School ...
Drugs, property crimes draw pleas
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Several defendants entered guilty pleas in Alcorn County Circuit Court this week. Sentences handed down by Judge Thomas Gardner III, according to court records, are: • Brandon Wheeler, 33, burglary...
Man dies from crash injuries
by L.A. Story
Jul 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A Friday evening crash has resulted in the death of a 25-year-old Corinth man. According to an preliminary report from Tishomingo County Sheriff John Dennis Daugherty, Orion Hug...
Search continues for missing teen
by Brant Sappington
Jul 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The search continues for a Booneville teen missing for almost a month. Angelica Dykes, 17, was last seen on Friday, June 23 in the east Booneville area. Police Chief Michael Ramey said Dykes was se...
Community support FUELS
 Operation Back to School

by L.A. Story
Jul 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
KOSSUTH — School supplies for children can be a financial strain on some families and one area church has made it a mission to help by sponsoring Operation Back to School. Beginning at 7 a.m. Satur...
Career choices: Campers explore opportunities
by Michael H. Miller
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Mark Rowan of Baldwyn wants to be a music producer when he grows up. Thanks to the lessons he and the other campers acquired at the Northeast Mississippi Community College TIGER Manufacturing Camp ...
Officials: New bid process causes concern
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors is joining others to express concern about new requirements for the bidding process set to take effect at the beginning of 2018. House Bill 1106, which was si...
Latimore, blues artists ready to rock arena
by L.A. Story
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Crossroads Arena will be reaching down soul deep to “turn up the blues” on Saturday night. J&S Sound and Productions will present “Let’s Turn up the Blues” at the Crossroads Arena Saturday begi...
City board approves several zone changes
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth aldermen gave approval to several zoning changes Tuesday evening. The meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen also saw action on the request for veterans’ parking spaces, ongoing propert...
County, city schools to host open house events
by Zack Steen
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
More than two dozen orientation and open house meetings are set for the upcoming week as Corinth and Alcorn County students get ready to head back to school. In the Corinth School District, the stu...
Groups to explore Old Tishomingo genealogy
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Who do you think you are? The genealogical societies in Alcorn, Tishomingo and Prentiss counties think it’s a question worth answering, and they are ready to help with the Fifth Annual Old Tishomin...
City pursues bond issue for infrastructure
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“Infrastructure” is at the top of the list again as the Corinth Board of Aldermen pursues a new general obligation bond issue of up to $2 million. The funds will “be going toward continued improvem...
Supervisors see no need to demolish park playground
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County supervisors are looking to the parks and recreation commission to decide whether the park’s Fun Station playground will stay or go. Although no vote was taken, supervisors voiced disa...
Tishomingo County man shot, brother charged
by L.A. Story
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A 25-year-old Tishomingo County man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly shooting his 34-year-old brother. Casey Pruitt was arrested Fri...
Class makes postcards from the cutting edge
by L.A. Story
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A class recently held at the Mississippi State University Extension Service helped teach students to make postcards that are much more than just sew-sew. Barbara Hickman was the teacher of the “Qui...
Rain delay: 'Jaws' chews way to world title
by Zack Steen
Jul 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The results are in and although top ranked Joey “Jaws” Chestnut didn’t break any records, he did defend his title – for the third year in a row. More than 150 spectators converged on the rain soake...
Inmate records prison shakedown
by Zack Steen
Jul 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
An inmate at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility recorded the aftermath of last week’s prison shakedown on his cellphone. Mississippi Department of Corrections officials were in Corint...
ALDI, Marshalls coming to Corinth
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Some doors have closed, but others are opening. Southeast Real Estate Development Group, developer for the Harper Square shopping center, confirms Marshalls is set to join Harper Square as a neighb...