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Back to School: Alcorn Central celebrates graduation with 'Senior Walk'
by Zack Steen
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
GLEN — High school senior traditions are alive and well in Alcorn County. Biggersville High School 12th graders celebrate their last year with an unofficial senior skip day. Across the county at Co...
Corinth man dies in Hwy. 72 wreck
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man died in a single-vehicle vehicle crash Thursday afternoon after his truck went down a highway embankment. Coroner Jay Jones identified the victim as Tyler W. Thomas, 31, of Oakland Sc...
Mississippi sales tax holiday set for the weekend
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last-minute back-to-school shopping comes with a break on sales tax for clothing during Friday and Saturday’s sales tax holiday. The 7-cents per dollar tax is forgiven on the same items as in past ...
Annual School Prayer Walk returns
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With the humble faith of a mustard seed, residents will gather in prayer on Saturday. Lifting their praises heavenward, all will bow their heads to ask for God’s continued blessings on the children...
KES receives WiFi Internet grant
by Zack Steen
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Kossuth Elementary School may become the first Alcorn County school to offer state-of-the-art wireless Internet. That according to Alcorn School District Director of Technology Rose Seaborn. “This ...
People of the Crossroads: Lisa Green, Farmington
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
As a business owner and licensed manicurist and pedicurist, to say Lisa Green is a work workaholic would be a understatement. Green has owned Seasons in the Sun Salon on Linden Street in downtown C...
Sister counties to unite in genealogy
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BOONEVILLE – Sister counties will unite in genealogy for the 2016 Old Tishomingo County Genealogy Fair. Held Friday, Aug.19–Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Old Booneville Hardware Building, the fair will ...
Bids for street upgrades unsealed
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Cook Coggin Engineers unsealed bids Tuesday for the city’s Meigg Street sidewalk and lighting project. The low bid appears to be favorable for the project to move forward. The engineering firm will...
Project gives sense of accomplishment
by Steve Beavers
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Sharing Hearts had the assembly line going. Participants and volunteers of the non-profit center were working together to help the AMEN Food Pantry. Around 24 hygiene bags were put together during ...
District approves policy changes
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The number of credits required for graduation for incoming Corinth High School students is increasing. It is one of a few policy changes approved last week by the Corinth School District Board of T...
Artist will make a stop at Pizza Grocery
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Bringing his signature sound and honest storytelling, award-winning songwriter Bryan Hayes is coming to Corinth. The Americana artist will make a stop at Pizza Grocery while touring in support of h...
Ex-McNairy educator lands new challenge
by Jeff York
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
MCNAIRY COUNTY — Former McNairy County Assistant Director of Schools Mark Massey has been hired as the Head of Schools for Community Christian Schools in White House. He began his new job July 15. ...
People of the Crossroads – Tess Rouse, Corinth
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
When not running things at The Hole Dozen, she’s chasing her six-year-old son, Coleman. Tess Rouse leads a busy life as the owner and manager of the Shiloh Road donut shop. “We love the baking busi...
Back to School: House system a huge success for Corinth Middle School
by Zack Steen
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth Middle School is creating a new culture of positivity and praise. With lessons learned at Atlanta’s highly acclaimed Ron Clark Academy, CMS Principal Nathan Hall and teacher Beth Mitchell a...
Indictment made in homicide case
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Selmer man accused in connection to the homicide of a Shiloh man earlier this year. At the request of 24t...
A sacred find: Corinth man searches for POW's family
by Steve Beavers
Jul 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man found an unusual item while metal detecting over the weekend. Veteran Bobby McDaniel found a POW bracelet about six inches underground while hunting in a yard near the Kimberly-Clark ...
County school board examines transfers
by Zack Steen
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Changes are coming for the way student transfers are handled for those wanting to be released from the Alcorn County school system. During a special called Alcorn School District meeting this week,...
UBS sets 'Corinth Cares' blood drive
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to restock dwindling supplies, United Blood Services will present a community blood drive on Thursday. Slated to be held from 2 to 7 p.m. in the exhibit hall of the Mississippi State A...
Biggersville schools set orientation dates
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Biggersville High and Elementary Schools are looking forward to new beginnings. The high school will begin its 2016-17 school year with several changes to the faculty and staff. Additions will incl...
People of the Crossroads — Liz Mincey
Jul 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Liz Mincey is just trying to stay involved in her son’s school. The substitute teacher and stay-at-home mom rarely misses a meeting of the Alcorn School District Board of Education. “I want to be a...