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City continues property cleanup
by Jebb Johnston
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Tall grass is keeping Corinth code enforcement busy. The mowing season brings a big increase in the number of properties the city is requesting to be cleaned up, and this spring is no exception. Th...
Nielsen tells CREATE about education plan
by Steve Beavers
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
TUPELO — Don Nielsen has a plan of action. The Senior Fellow of Discovery Institute and chair of the Institute’s program on public education reform outlined the strategy Thursday during the CREATE ...
April jobless rate follows state trend
by Jebb Johnston
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County unemployment was 4.5 percent in April, following the state trend of a slight decrease for the month. The county was at 4.8 percent in March and 4.9 percent a year earlier. Mississippi...
Woman hospitalized in 18-wheeler wreck
by Staff reports
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kossuth woman remains hospitalized after a Wednesday night wreck in Corinth. Laura Holloway was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center following the wreck which occurred on U.S. Highway 7...
Bishop will dedicate Indian Springs renovations
by Kimberly Shelton
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
GLEN — Joyful sounds will fill the sanctuary of Indian Springs United Methodist Church on Sunday as members of the congregation and honored guests gather together to welcome Bishop James Swanson Sr...
Status should assist BFD funding efforts
by Kimberly Shelton
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Monetary donors will soon receive an extra incentive for their contributions as Biggersville Fire & Rescue proudly announces its new status as a 501 (c) (3) agency. As a non-profit organization, pa...
Pusser Festival honors nationally known sheriff
by Jeff York
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
ADAMSVILLE, Tenn. — Nationally known Sheriff David Clarke will be in the spotlight at the Buford Pusser Festival when he is honored as National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Clarke has been ...
People of the Crossroads - Allison Bugg, Burnsville
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff photo by Zack Steen | Allison Bugg has always had what she calls “junk fever.” The owner of Bonnie Blue Antiques in Burnsville has a knack for finding unusual eclectic things. “I enjoy the th...
Corinth police investigate report of an intruder
by Staff Reports
May 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Police Department is investigating the report of an intruder and possible burglary of a downtown Corinth residence in the early morning hours Thursday. Detective Del Green said police r...
Officials link fugitive with several area thefts
by Brant Sappington
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A Booneville man on the run from law enforcement for charges of burglary and assault has been arrested and faces numerous charges in multiple jurisdictions for thefts. Police Chief Michael Ramey sa...
Police benefit helps youngsters
by Steve Beavers
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The cops are taking on the club. The Corinth Police Department will try to even the basketball series with the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi when things tip off Saturday morning. Both ...
Travelers will see more patrols
by Jebb Johnston
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Memorial Day weekend travelers can expect to see increased patrols on Mississippi highways and gasoline prices continuing to creep upward. The Mississippi Highway Patrol will focus on the period fr...
Illegal ATVing causes problems
by Kimberly Shelton
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Property owners are spinning their wheels to come up with a solution as illegal ATVing continues to be an issue in the areas of J.P. Coleman State Park and Hatchie and Sharp’s Bottoms. “Those three...
State bishop visiting Corinth
by Steve Beavers
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
First United Methodist Church hasn’t stopped. The downtown Corinth congregation continues to be the open heart, mind and door to the community following a March fire. FUMC’s commitment after the se...
State park's new cabins will open in July
by Carol Humphreys
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
PICKWICK, Tenn. — Crossroads area visitors to Pickwick Landing State Park will soon be able to take advantage of seven new “state-of-the art” cabins. In addition to providing guests comfortable acc...
Firefighters destroy old house
by Steve Beavers
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Friends of the Siege and Battle of Corinth got some help on Tuesday in its quest to assist the National Park Service. The Corinth Fire Department stepped in and took care of the issue of a home lef...
City aims to coordinate street, utility work
by Jebb Johnston
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth is moving towards putting a process in place to ensure utilities under streets are in good shape before paving occurs. The Board of Aldermen recently voted to move forward with establishing...
Third-graders do well on state test
by Zack Steen
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 92 percent of all Corinth and Alcorn County third-graders passed the mandatory gateway testing to be allowed to enter the fourth-grade this year. The Mississippi Department of Education r...
Singing honors Frazier's legacy
by Kimberly Shelton
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Honoring the life and legacy of one of Corinth’s most beloved residents, the Kiwanis Club of Corinth will present their 19th Annual Leon Frazier Memorial Concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Held...
Business hosting community appreciation days
by Zack Steen
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth business has selected a local non-profit as part of a national Community Appreciation Days promotion. The local branch of OneMain Financial is keeping it local during their national campa...