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Halloween weekend full of festive events
by Kimberly Shelton
Oct 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Little ghosts, ghouls and goblins will have lots to do in the Crossroads area this Halloween weekend. In addition to trick-or-treating, fall festivals and haunted attractions, a variety of other sp...
Films on Fillmore returns to depot
by Zack Steen
Oct 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
The return of Films of Fillmore is set for Friday night. Presented by Main Street Corinth and Magnolia Pediatric Clinic, “Zootopia” will be shown at dusk in the CARE Garden at the Corinth Depot. Th...
Foundation hosts breast cancer awareness luncheon
by Zack Steen
Oct 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to educate the community, the Magnolia Foundation will host their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon on Friday. The free event will take place at 12 noon at Shiloh Ridge Athletic ...
Unemployment rate at 5.3 percent
Oct 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County unemployment rose slightly to 5.3 percent in September but fared better than a year ago. The rate rose from 5 percent in August while improving upon the 5.6 percent jobless rate poste...
People of the Crossroads — Patricia Pierce
Oct 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
A familiar face in local law enforcement, Patricia Pierce has worked 21 years with the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department. The deputy serves as bailiff for Alcorn County Circuit Court and also some...
"Zootopia" hops into Films on Fillmore
by Zack Steen
Oct 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The return of Films of Fillmore is set for Friday night. Presented by Main Street Corinth and Magnolia Pediatric Clinic, “Zootopia” will be shown at dusk in CARE Garden at the Corinth Depot. The 20...
Some residents affected by dispute
by Zack Steen
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Some Crossroads area residents may be affected by the recent dispute between a Tupelo hospital group and a healthcare provider. North Mississippi Health Services – who manages North Mississippi Med...
Two homicidal spinsters hit the stage
by Kimberly Shelton
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Audience members will gain a glimpse into the insane minds of two homicidal spinsters as Corinth Theatre-Arts presents “Arsenic and Old Lace”. Written in 1939, the farcical black comedy is the most...
Circuit judge shares humorous stories of Soggy Sweat
by Bobby J. Smith
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge James L. Roberts Jr., a circuit judge in the First Circuit Court District, shared memories of the late Noah S. “Soggy” Sweat Jr. during a tribute to the late “whiskey speech” writer on Tuesda...
Area still under
 burning ban
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A good rain about two weeks ago was not enough to wash away the burn ban. The prohibition of burning activities continues under both a ban imposed by Alcorn County and a separate ban enacted by the...
Drive Thru offers
 free flu shots
by Zack Steen
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Roll up and roll down. Magnolia Regional Health Center will host their annual Drive Thru Flu Shot event on Friday. Set for 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the MRHC Outpatient Complex on Harper Road, the ev...
State's top national guard honored at retirement
by Brant Sappington
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
BOONEVILLE – A hometown hero came home Saturday night. A humble Major General Augustus Leon Collins was honored with a downtown event celebrating his retirement at the end of August as Mississippi’...
Event honors 'Whiskey Speech' writer
by Bobby J. Smith
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The community and members of the judiciary professions from across the state turned out for a tribute to the late “Soggy” Sweat at the Alcorn County Courthouse on Tuesday. “The recognition of Judge...
Officers run for St. Jude
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Corinth Police Department Special Response Team are taking on a special mission. Six officers are working to raise $500 each for the 2016 St. Jude Memphis Marathon on Dec. 3 for a $3...
City board approves four-way stop
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth is adding another four-way stop. The Board of Aldermen last week approved changing the intersection of Breckenridge Street and Second Street from a two-way stop to a four-way stop. Resident...
Tax collections near flat as new fiscal year begins
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Tax collections were close to even in the first deposits going on the books in the new fiscal year. Corinth’s sales tax diversion returned to the city on or about Oct. 15 totaled $506,876.63, risin...
Music club presents talented organist
by Kimberly Shelton
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Wondrous sounds will echo through the beautifully renovated sanctuary of First United Methodist Church of Corinth on Thursday as the Corinth Music Club presents the next in their series of Mid-Morn...
Kossuth High School hosts trunk or treat
by Zack Steen
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
KOSSUTH – A "Trunk or Treat" in Aggieland is scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Kossuth High School will host the second-year event at the KHS softball field parking lot from 5 to 6:30 p.m. “We ask ...
Ripley officer arrested
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
RIPLEY — Attorney General Jim Hood announced Tuesday a Ripley police officer has been arrested and charged for business burglary and tampering with evidence. Wesley Brent Garner, 40, of Ripley, was...
CT-A holds Halloween night auditions
by Kimberly Shelton
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Those auditioning for Corinth Theatre-Arts’ newest production are in for a treat. Open auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Halloween night (Monday, Oct....