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Community Mission: $30,000 in 30 days
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff Photo by L.A. Story C.A.R.E. Advisory Board member Orma Smith and Corinth Alderman J.C. Hill display their first community donation of $100 toward a new playground at E.S. Bishop Park. The do...
Escapee convicted of sexual battery
by Staff Reports
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A Prentiss County man who recently led authorities on a multi-day manhunt after escaping from jail has been convicted of sexual battery following trial in Prentiss County. David Joe Glasco, 38, was...
Singer, songwriter returns home for show
by Bobby J. Smith
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County native Ben Ricketts has traveled more roads with his music than one would expect for his 23 years. Following a prolific year-long stretch of writing songs, recording his original musi...
Retirees say goodbye to careers in the classroom
by Zack Steen
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
With 27 years under her teaching belt, Katriena Burgess recently said her final goodbye to the Alcorn School District. The Alcorn Central High School educator is one of 13 teacher and administratio...
County searching for two jail escapees
by L.A. Story
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department is searching for two escaped inmates driving a stolen pickup truck. According to a report from the TCSD, two Mississippi Department of Corrections ...
'You're a Good Man ...' :CTA goes 'Peanuts' over Charlie Brown
by Zack Steen
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A familiar comic strip will come to life on the Corinth Theatre-Arts stage this week. The beloved Peanuts Gang created by Charles Schultz will highlight “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” with perf...
Animal shelter sets $6,500 calendar goal
by Zack Steen
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Every dollar counts at the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter. The local no-kill animal shelter launched their 2018 pet calendar photo contest earlier this week and set a $6,500 fundraising goal for the...
Motorcyclist hurt
: Pickup truck collides 
with motorcycle on 72
by L.A. Story
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man received life-threatening injuries during a collision Tuesday evening. According to a report from the Corinth Police Department, the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. when a 2002 yel...
Officers confiscate $6K worth of meth
by Mark Boehler
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Law enforcement officers checking out a possible stolen vehicle Monday afternoon ended up arresting two people on methamphetamine charges and confiscating meth with a street value of $6,000. A thir...
Missing woman: No solid leads
by L.A. Story
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — While there have been some possible sightings, there are still no solid leads on a 43-year-old Iuka woman who has been missing since last week. According to a report from the Tishomingo Coun...
Corinth woman dies in wreck
by Zack Steen
Jun 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth woman was killed early Monday morning in one-vehicle wreck near Walnut. Thirty-four-year-old Theresa M. Dixon of Corinth received fatal injuries in the wreck which happened at approximate...
Two local schools get new principals
by Zack Steen
Jun 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Two local schools will welcome new principals in August. Elizabeth (Wamsley) White will take over head duties at Biggersville Elementary School. After serving one year as principal at Glendale Elem...
Board approves zoning variance
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Aldermen gave approval last week for a zoning variance to allow a day care at a Kendrick Road address. The approval clears the way for Arlene Settle to operate her business at ...
Shiloh hosts 'Guns at Shiloh' history program
by For the Daily Corinthian
Jun 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. – Shiloh National Military Park will offer a special day-long program featuring “The Guns at Shiloh,” on Saturday, June 17. The program will begin at 9 a.m., include a one-hour lunch ...
Cancer survivors ring bell of joy
by Zack Steen
Jun 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The ringing of a bell marks the end of a hard journey for a cancer patient. It’s a celebration for a patient who has endured endless chemotherapy treatments on the road to being cancer free. After ...
Man faces 10 felonies
by Zack Steen
Jun 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A 32-year-old Corinth man is facing additional charges in the recent officer-involved shooting and high speed chase through two counties. Lionel Joseph Staton is being held on a $50,000 bond after ...
Officials confirm hospital bomb threat
by Zack Steen
Jun 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Magnolia Regional Health Center officials said a bomb threat had been made on the hospital. “We can confirm that there was a call to dispatch threatening to bomb our facility earlier this week,” sa...
Owner of cycle shop continues site cleanup
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 10, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Cycle shop owner Larry Meeks told city leaders he is working toward sale or rental of the corner property at the intersection of Fillmore Street and Tate Street. He gained another 30-day extension ...
Rooster Run raising funds to help veterans
by L.A. Story
Jun 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
GIFT — The giant rooster will preside over more fun and fundraising and this year’s recipient will be the American Legion Auxiliary and Veterans of Alcorn County. The 2017 Rooster Run will be held ...
What type of snake is this?
Jun 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
This week, many in Corinth have seen this photo of a man holding up a snake killed in the South Parkway Street area. A zoologist and a herpetologist both tell the Daily Corinthian it is a common an...