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Supporters: Keep schools open
by Zack Steen
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The rallying force behind the fight to keep Glendale and Rienzi elementary schools open pleaded to the Alcorn School Board of Education on Monday. “I’m a mom who wants to stand by what her children...
City concerned by cuts to upgraded streets
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Corinth and local utility services will aim for better communication and long-range planning to help avoid cuts to freshly paved streets. Mayor Tommy Irwin and five members of the Board...
Alcorn school board approves new position
by Zack Steen
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
An argument between two veteran Alcorn County school board members erupted during the approval process of a new part time position on Monday. Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell...
Ribbon campaign supports cancer patient
by Kimberly Shelton
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A sea of tangerine will fill the Corinth Elementary School cafeteria on Saturday as volunteers and organizers gather from noon until 2 p.m. to create orange ribbons in honor of 14-year-old cancer p...
Bomb threats made against Tishomingo County schools
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA -- Law enforcement agencies were summoned about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to both Iuka Middle School and Tishomingo County High School after bomb threats were made to each school campus. Students wer...
School board to Mitchell: Continue
by Zack Steen
Feb 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn School District board members voted 4-1 Monday night to continue investigating the possibility of closing Glendale and Rienzi elementary schools. Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry ...
Supervisors study budget concerns
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
County supervisors spent a couple of hours Monday afternoon taking a look at current budget challenges, with the recurring themes of 911 and garbage again coming to the fore. Along with the budget ...
Housing development set for Bradley Road
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
New lease-to-own residences targeted at middle-income families are planned for Bradley Road. The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen recently approved an agreement with Eagle Residential Developmen...
Inmate number returns to 240
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With the return of state inmates to Alcorn County, the Mississippi Department of Corrections credits new leadership as the sole reason it happened. Commissioner Marshall Fisher issued a statement a...
Woman upset with condition of graves
by Steve Beavers
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
An Alcorn County woman is highly upset about the conditions of six graves at Forrest Memorial Park. A huge piece of a vault rests just a few feet from the grave of Michelle Miles' grandparents whil...
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