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Park director reflects on first year
by Zack Steen
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
With almost one year in the books as Corinth/Alcorn Parks & Recreation director, Ray Holloway has settled into his new position without much trouble. “It’s been an exciting first year,” he said. “I...
‘Find Your Park’ close to home
by Steve Beavers
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Shiloh National Military Park and the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center are getting ready to celebrate. The park has big plans when the National Park Service turns 100 in 2016. The NPS will soo...
More than 7,600 flags placed by volunteers
by Zack Steen
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Sixteen year old Eagle Scout Andy Clausel took his time placing flags one foot in front of gravestones at the Corinth National Cemetery Saturday morning. “I don’t want to just go through putting fl...
Piano teacher retires after 56 years
by Steve Beavers
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It all started with a knock at the door for piano teacher Janet Gray. Since that tap on the door in 1959, Gray has taught hundreds to play the musical instrument she loves the last 56 years. The Mi...
MDOC addresses inmate labor issue
by Jebb Johnston
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is not ruling out the possibility of some inmate laborers shifting to the Alcorn Community Work Center. But, in response to inquiries from the newspaper, M...
Art auction supports Verandah-Curlee House
by Jebb Johnston
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Local artists are putting some of their best work on the auction block to help the ongoing restoration of the Verandah-Curlee House. The silent art auction is back with the Home and Garden Tour. “W...
County schools increase Internet capacity
by Zack Steen
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Improving technology is a focus for Alcorn School District Network Administrator Rose Seaborn this summer as she preps the district’s 11 campuses for a faster Internet connection. “I keep getting t...
MHP boosting holiday weekend enforcement
by Kimberly Shelton
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
As many hit the road for one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, local law enforcement officers are reminding drivers to click it or risk getting a ticket. “We are predicting it to be a pre...
Program encourages inmates to build better lives
by Jeff York
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
SELMER, Tenn. — A group of eight inmates from the McNairy County Jail made history this week when they completed a successful nine-month pilot program called ‘Inside/Out Dad.’ This program was spon...
City considers brown bagging ban
by Jebb Johnston
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that liquor is legal in Corinth, the city is considering prohibiting the “brown bagging” of alcoholic beverages in restaurants. The Board of Aldermen discussed the possibility in Tuesday’s meet...
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