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Cancer Seminar seeks to inform and inspire
by L.A. Story
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
One cannot fight a battle without effective weapons and an upcoming fundraising seminar should equip attendees for the war against cancer. The Farmington Baptist Church Relay for Life team will hos...
Inmate faces felony jail escape, burglary charges
by Mark Boehler
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
An Alcorn County jail inmate faces felony charges of jail escape and burglary after he broke a hole in the ceiling of a holding cell and gained entry into an adjacent property room. Alcorn County S...
Sentences handed down in circuit court
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Several sessions of Alcorn County Circuit Court during the last few weeks yielded sentences on numerous guilty pleas. Sentences handed down, according to court records, are: • Ronnie Edward Brown, ...
KES principal shares ideas, success
by Zack Steen
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though Kossuth Elementary School is ranked as the fourth best in the state, Principal Charla Essary still sees room for improvement. The educator met with school board officials on Monday to s...
New beer law affects Farmington
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A bill signed into law by the governor this week will give citizens of Farmington and a few other small municipalities across the state the possibility of voting to legalize the sale of beer and li...
Thompson remembered for community spirit
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Alton Thompson Jr. is being remembered as a man who devoted his life to making Corinth a better place to live. Funeral services are set for 12 noon today at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church for T...
RV resort hosts Blues Hogfest
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
PICKWICK, Tenn. — Southwest Tennessee Tourism will transform the sprawling lawn of Green Acres RV Resort located in Hardin County into the Blues Hog BBQ and Music Fest, a two-day celebration of gre...
Fugitive caught; faces six charges
by Mark Boehler
Mar 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A fugitive wanted on six felony charges in Corinth has been apprehended in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Corinth Police Department Detective Dell Green told the Daily Corinthian that 30-year-old Jamar Alle...
It's the last week to buy Girl Scout cookies
by L.A. Story
Mar 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
If Crossroads area residents have not gotten their favorite Girl Scout cookie fix by now, then they will need to put Saturday on their calendar as it is the cookie’s last stand in Corinth. There wi...
Hard freeze hits the area
by Zack Steen
Mar 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A rare Spring Break snowfall caught locals off guard on Saturday, and a hard freeze is in the forecast for this week. The National Weather Service in Memphis issued a Freeze Watch for the Crossroad...
People of the Crossroads — Paul Johnson
Mar 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
As one of the owners of Handy-Man Rentals in Corinth, Paul Johnson said he enjoys interacting and visiting with customers. “I like getting to know people and their stories,” he said. When not at wo...
Undercover drug operation leads to five arrests
by Zack Steen
Mar 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Rienzi residents were among five people recently indicted on drug charges. Prentiss County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the group following a several month long undercover narcotics investigatio...
Businessman focuses on addiction recovery; says prayer at state Capitol
by Zack Steen
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Tommy Wilson led Mississippi House members in a word of prayer last Thursday. The Corinth native’s love of Christ touches everyone he impacts from the Crossroads to the state Capitol. “I know Jesus...
Trustees have new member, president
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth School District Board of Trustees welcomed a new member on Thursday and reorganized officers for the coming year. With the retirement from the board of Jerry Finger, who had served as b...
Project will feed those who read
by L.A. Story
Mar 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Girl Scout Troop #23806 braved the chilly temperatures of an unusually cold and drizzly gray March afternoon to work on construction of their Little Free Library. They decided on green with white t...
Supervisors seek grant for KCAB
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County is pursuing grant funding on behalf of Keep Corinth-Alcorn Beautiful to support another household hazardous waste disposal event later this year. The Board of Supervisors this week ap...
BES transforms into 'Suessville'
by L.A. Story
Mar 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
There was an undercurrent of excitement in the air that provided a holiday-like feeling at Seussville Friday — a.k.a. Biggersville Elementary School. All week students at BES had activities planned...
Golf Tournament honors legacy
by Kimberly Shelton
Mar 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Honoring the life and legacy of flight paramedic Tom Timms, the Air-Evac Life Team and Magnolia Regional Health Center EMS employees are organizing yet another event in his memory. Set for 9 a.m. o...
Neighbor gets nabbed for home burglary
by Mark Boehler
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
An Alcorn County man faces a burglary charge after a homeowner came home to find their neighbor in the house. The suspect remained in the Alcorn County Jail Friday in lieu of a $50,000 bond set. Al...