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Hughes gets 15 life terms
by Jebb Johnston
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Garnett Denzell Hughes, standing before Judge Jim Pounds in Alcorn County Circuit Court Friday afternoon, appeared to be a man resigned to his fate. “Can I be honest with you,” he said to Pounds, e...
Manslaughter plea entered in alcohol-related fatal crash
by Brant Sappington
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A Tishomingo man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in the DUI-related death of two Canadian motorcyclists on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Prentiss County. Donnie Wiliam Sartain, 50, pleaded gui...
Church growth prompts street closure
by Jebb Johnston
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen agreed this week to close a small portion of 8th Street to assist an expansion at First Presbyterian Church. The East Shiloh Road church requested the closur...
Toy Store sees big response, big need for support
by Brant Sappington
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The final week of registration for the 2014 Lighthouse Foundation Toy Store brought a huge influx of families in need and with it a huge need for support from the community. More than 150 families ...
Taste of Hope feeds the body and soul
by Steve Beavers
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Oakland Baptist Church isn't reinventing the wheel with its 3rd Annual Taste of Hope. The church is taking the simple approach, according to church pastor Dr. Randy Bostick. "It's pretty basic," sa...
Jail manager submits resignation
by Jebb Johnston
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility will get new management. Irb Benjamin, whose Mississippi Correctional Management, Inc., currently oversees the jail operation, notified the county o...
Charges filed against accused puppy mill owners
by Zack Steen
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Charges were filed this week against the owners of the two large scale Alcorn County puppy mills raided in late October. Larry and Juanita Meeks of 3425 County Road 100 and Orville and Gloria Green...
Symphony orchestra returns with 'Home for the Holidays'
by Steve Beavers
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Symphony Orchestra is getting in the Christmas spirit following a year hiatus. "Home for the Holidays" is slated for a Nov. 30 performance at the Corinth Coliseum Civic Center. "We are ...
Santa set for Red Green Market
by Jebb Johnston
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Santa Claus is coming to the Red Green Market. Back by popular demand, Santa will be inside the Crossroads Museum from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday during the season-ending Green Market, which will o...
Discount pet adoptions set for Saturday
by Zack Steen
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A local business is going to the dogs. Crossroads Outdoor will host a special adoption drive for the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter on Saturday at the Polaris ATV dealer’s new location at 2022 Highw...
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