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Citizens can help shape town's future
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 23, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth residents can help shape the city’s path for the next couple of decades as the Envision Corinth 2040 planning process invites public input. The first public meeting, set for Thursday, April...
Prentiss County reports no major damage
by Mark Boehler
Apr 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Two more tornado warnings were issued Saturday afternoon, the first for Prentiss County at 2:43 p.m. and a second for south Tishomingo County at 2:56 p.m. In both cases there were r...
Walk for Life —Prayers: 'Here Comes the Sun'
by L.A. Story
Apr 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
It appears prayers were answered when a break in the clouds allowed the sun to peek through for the annual Walk for Life. Retiring Oasis Medical Center Executive Director Martha Jobe could be heard...
Corinth native earns education's top honor
by Zack Steen
Apr 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
As a young girl she often “played school” with her Barbie dolls. Soon she would follow in her mother’s footsteps and grow up to be recognized as one of Mississippi’s top educators. Corinth native J...
Talking education: Superintendent shares challenges, opportunities facing Corinth district
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
While Corinth schools continue to roll out innovative ways to prepare students for the future, the district faces the challenge of doing so with less funding. Superintendent Lee Childress talked ab...
Farmington hosts relic hunt sequel
by L.A. Story
Apr 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — Success breeds success. At least that is what the mayor and the City of Farmington board of aldermen hope for with one more relic hunt. During the most recent meeting of the Farmington...
Large crowd enjoys Spring Fling event
by L.A. Story
Apr 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A long line formed early awaiting the 2017 Spring Fling Connector Event and event organizer Tom Chartres couldn’t be happier with the turnout. The annual Spring Fling took place Wednesday at the Mi...
Man dies in wreck in Corinth
by Mark Boehler
Apr 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A 29-year-old Corinth man was killed in the early morning hours on Friday in a one-vehicle traffic accident in the Corinth city limits. Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance told the Daily Corinthian th...
Skeletal remains identified
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
DNA results from the Mississippi Crime Lab have identified the skeletal remains found in a wooded area on County Road 510 early this year as Ellen Teressa Coughlin. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said she wa...
Color run promotes awareness for autism
by Zack Steen
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The color will soon fly again. The annual Austin’s Shoes Reconnect 4 Autism Color Run 5K returns to Corinth next weekend for the third edition of the awareness fundraiser. In the last two years, mo...
MRHC reaches out with sports physicals
by Zack Steen
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Teamwork is important in school sports, and Magnolia Regional Health Center wants local students to know they want to be a part of the team. The local hospital's Sports Medicine department will aga...
Derby party returns at Verandah-Curlee House
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Seersucker and bowties, sundresses and hats will be the look of the day on the grounds of the Verandah-Curlee House for this year’s derby party. It’s set for 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, as a...
18-wheelers collide on U.S. 72
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A wreck involving two 18-wheelers sent one to the hospital and slowed traffic during the early morning hours on Wednesday. Corinth Police responded to the wreck on U.S. Highway 72 and KC Parkway ar...
MDOC facility seeks correctional officers
by Zack Steen
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Locals looking to to start a career in law enforcement have a great opportunity. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said he’s looking for a few good men and women to work as correctional officers a...
Farmington OKs bids for water treatment upgrades
by L.A. Story
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — The City of Farmington is another step closer to seeing improvements in their water treatment plant and additional water lines. During the regular Tuesday night meeting of the Mayor an...
Police identify murder victim
by Zack Steen
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The victim of a Monday afternoon homicide in North Corinth has been identified. Shomarick Payne, a 24-year-old black male, was found dead with single gun shot wound to the head, said Corinth Police...
City pushes for improvement of old cycle shop property
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Corinth is pressing the owner of a dormant downtown property to get the lot into better condition. Larry Meeks, owner of the old cycle shop property at the corner of Tate Street and Fil...
Tourism OKs matching funds
by L.A. Story
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A piece of Corinth history may be one step closer to becoming a downtown attraction. During the regular meeting of the Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, board members ...
Lunch charge policy pays off
by Zack Steen
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The delinquent lunch charge policy is paying off. Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell said the new policy enacted by the board in February has helped the district recover debt. ...