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Firefighter injured during house fire

by L.A. Story
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A Biggersville firefighter received minor injuries after a portion of wall collapsed during salvage operations after a Kossuth structure fire Sunday afternoon. A press release from Biggersville Fir...
Real estate agent uses drone to promote properties
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
As a real estate broker, Doug Jumper never expected to add “pilot” to his credentials. But that is the reality now as Jumper Realty & Associates adds drone photography and video to its services. As...
Glen to get new mayor
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
When the new term for municipal elected leaders begins in July, the town of Glen will get a new mayor for the first time in almost 12 years. Danny Beavers, a retired Mississippi Highway Patrol empl...
Legislature focused on law enforcement
by Zack Steen
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth Democratic Rep. Nick Bain recently took to the Well of the House in the state capitol. The local lawyer went to bat for criminal justice in an effort to make DUI laws in Mississippi more ef...
Gyms to get lighting upgrades
by Zack Steen
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Alcorn County school gymnasiums will see a lighting upgrade soon. Alcorn School District board members accepted two low bids to purchase LED lighting for the high school gyms at Biggersville an...
People of the Crossroads - Ruby Mowrey, Corinth
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff Photo by L.A. Story Ruby Mowrey has enjoyed two careers. Originally born and raised in Alabama, she moved to Pace, Fla., in 1969. She worked for a convenience store chain for many years, then...
Concert series set for Thursday celebrates the "Moody Flute"
by For the Daily Corinthian
Mar 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The magical music of the flute will be celebrated this week in the latest installment of the Corinth Music Club's concert series. The club will present a free Mid-Morning Concert at 11 a.m. THURSDA...
JCPenney closing Corinth store
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A staple of department store shopping will leave the city as JCPenney moves forward with plans to close 138 stores. The company on Friday made public the list of store closures, including Corinth’s...
Spare snow day allows students extra day off
by Zack Steen
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County students will get one extra day off later this month. School officials voted to amend the 2016-17 calendar recently deciding to dismiss school on Friday, March 31 since there is an ex...
Tourism OKs $12K for festival

by L.A. Story
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Let the eating contest begin ... by the professional eaters, that is. The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Board of Directors approved $12,000 in funding requested by Sara Beth G...
Breakfast with Disney supports Relay for Life
by L.A. Story
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
UKA — Some happy children will get to have breakfast with their favorite Disney characters and help with a great cause at the same time. Fundraising has never been more fun as Iuka Church of Christ...
Missing man .... no longer missing
by Mark Boehler
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert Cook is no longer a missing man. “He has just left the area,” Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian on Thursday. Cook was stopped by the Louisiana Highway Patrol in La...
$20,000 payout: Go-kart races set to roll
by Zack Steen
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The dirt will fly at the Crossroads Arena this weekend as go-kart racers roll into Corinth. More than 250 entries are expected in the 2nd Annual Northeast Mississippi Spring Indoor Nationals set fo...
Sales, tourism tax see modest declines
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth’s sales and tourism taxes saw modest declines in proceeds returned to the city this week. The city’s share of sales tax totaled $617,074.92, slipping 2.2 percent, or about $12,000, from the...
School district
 unfolds '20 plan
by Zack Steen
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Planning for the future. The Alcorn School District Board of Education approved a four-year strategic plan earlier this week. The plan focuses on areas of needed improvement within the district, in...
Bake, yard sale combo raises funds to feed kids
by L.A. Story
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Pinecrest Weekend Snack Pack program needs the help of the community to sustain children with food through the weekends. Pinecrest Baptist Church will host a fundraising yard and bake sale Satu...
Has anyone seen this man?
by Mark Boehler
Mar 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
What happened to Robert Cook? That’s the question being asked by local law enforcement agencies and those involved in the vehicle repair business after the 49-year-old Corinth mechanic and business...
Jacinto turns Hollywood — 60 locals on board to be movie extras
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
About 60 locals are on board for Monday’s filming of a tense courtroom scene at the Jacinto Courthouse. Production on Running Wild Films’ “Blood Country” began in Mississippi this week and comes to...
Rienzi real estate: No action taken
by Zack Steen
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The county school board heard from Rienzi town officials earlier this week concerning the former Rienzi Elementary School building. The town asked the Alcorn School Board of Education to revoke the...