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Arrests made in vandalism, robbery cases
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth police have apprehended three suspects — two adults and one juvenile — in last week’s vandalism of a residence, two vehicles and Bishop Park. One of the suspects was arrested after an armed...
Charges filed in Northeast shooting
by Brant Sappington
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A Rienzi man is charged with three felony counts for a shooting on the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus that police are terming a case of mistaken identity. Booneville police have cha...
Fired up mowers featured at fair
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Tanner Marlar has racing in his blood. “My dad when he was young raced go-karts. For my grandad in the 1960s, the coolest guy in school was the guy in the souped-up car,” said Marlar. “I said, ‘Hey...
Ride for wreaths set for Saturday
by Zack Steen
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Local bikers will hit the road this weekend in the fourth annual Ride For Wreaths. The ride and 50/50 raffle will help raise money to purchase wreaths to be placed at Corinth National Cemetery on N...
Fire department leaders take on new roles
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Three veterans of the Corinth Fire Department plan to keep their team moving up the ladder. With a combined 59 years of service with the department, Chief Todd Welch, Assistant Chief James Bryant a...
'Bingo Cow Patty' event raises ACHS Band funds
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
“And Bingo was his name-o”. “Udder” insanity will unfold as spectators gather for a unique form of entertainment known as “Cow Patty Bingo”. Presented by the Alcorn Central High School Band Booster...
Test drives will raise Warrior Band funds
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Band Aides are partnering with a local car dealership to raise money for the Warrior band. The Drive 4 UR School fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Long Lewis...
Beloved writer coming to Corinth
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
“The sky was the color of ‘Mammi’ Speicher’s Blue Willow plates and just as sparkling, too. No matter the weather or my circumstances, though, the divine peace of the Lord’s Day reminded me to coun...
Shiloh Battlefield launches 'Every Kid in a Park'
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. — Shiloh National Military Park encourages all fourth graders to visit the park this year as part of the “Every Kid in a Park” program. The program gives fourth grade students, and th...
Prentiss County resident has the Zika virus
by Brant Sappington
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
A Prentiss County resident has been diagnosed with the Zika virus after traveling to the Caribbean. The Mississippi State Department of Health announced the first case of the virus in the county in...
ACHS stage to present 9/11 play
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Eternally altering their views of 9/11, a group of high school students will use their research to capture one of the most devastating days in American history. On September 11, 2001, the lives of ...
Officials arrest two for murder: Woman faces accessory charge; more details emerge
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
More details are emerging from the investigation into Saturday’s fatal shooting of 44-year-old Kossuth resident Scotty Settlemires. Two Corinth men have been charged in the shooting death of Settle...
Bond restructure
 should ease deficit
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
With a resolution adopted Tuesday, the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors is headed toward a bond restructuring designed to help ease the deficit tied to the justice center. “This is the first majo...
County fire districts expand
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Some county fire districts are expanding to ensure full coverage. Emergency Services Coordinator Ricky Gibens said a few spots have been identified where houses had slipped through the cracks of th...
FUEL program 
resumes mission
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
KOSSUTH — Back to school means back to FUEL. The FUEL program — a Christian-based after-school program for community kids — resumes its mission Wednesday. Held in the Christian Life Center at Kossu...
People of the Crossroads: Lorie McCalmon, Iuka
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second consecutive year, Burnsville School Assistant Principal Lorie McCalmon was chosen Assistant Administrator of the Year for the 2015-16 school year. “I am extremely humbled to have rec...
Investigation continues on campus shooting
by Brant Sappington
Sep 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
BOONEVILLE — The investigation into the on-campus shooting of Northeast Mississippi Community College student continues as authorities await test results on evidence collected at the scene. Two stu...
'Old Geezers' enjoy first reunion
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Mixing and mingling with former classmates, Corinth High School graduates from all years turned out for a special event on Saturday. Held at the Crossroads Arena from 1 to 5 p.m., the inaugural Cor...
Fire destroys Crazy K Ranch barn
Sep 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
MICHIE, Tenn. -- An early morning fire resulted in heavy damage at the Crazy K Ranch barn on Friday in Michie. The fire is initially believed to be arson and will be investigated by the Tennessee F...
Books, lanterns 
given to students
by Zack Steen
Sep 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A swan born without a voice is about to make a lot of new friends. Every student in the Corinth School District took home the book, “The Trumpet of the Swan” on Friday. It’s part of Project REACH (...