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County school board considers budget cuts
by Zack Steen
Jun 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
County school officials may make cuts to band and sports in order to meet a balanced budget for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. Alcorn School District Finance Director Kimberly Woodard presented ...
Booneville passes new tourism tax
by Brant Sappington
Jun 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Booneville voters have chosen a new mayor and approved a tax aimed at boosting tourism and recreation in the city. Businessman Chris Lindley will be Booneville’s new mayor while Democrat William Sc...
Rockabilly Festival has full lineup
by Joel Counce
Jun 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
SELMER, Tenn. — The 9th Annual Rockabilly Highway Revival Festival is off to a busy start. The annual downtown event keeps on rolling Thursday at 6 p.m. with the Rocking 50s 5K at Crazy K Ranch. “L...
Gallery hosts Hoot's homecoming
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
“Hoot” is having a homecoming. Since retiring, Corinth native Hoot Wilder is spending much time with a paintbrush in hand. He is getting his first gallery showing in Corinth, and an opening recepti...
Corinth seeks grant to supply Burnsville water
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth is seeking a grant to help solve the town of Burnsville’s water supply woes. The Corinth Board of Aldermen Tuesday evening approved applying for a $1.5 million Economic Development Administ...
Corinth man faces fleeing charges
by L.A. Story
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man has been charged with felony fleeing by at least two local law enforcement agencies. Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Dusty Essary confirmed that Lionel Staton, 32, of ...
Citizens tackle future planning questions
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
How should Corinth improve the look of the Highway 72 corridor? Where would another park be beneficial? Citizens tackled these and other questions Monday evening as development of the city’s compre...
Last escapee 
captured in 
Alcorn County
by Brant Sappington
Jun 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The final escapee at large from the Prentiss County Jail was arrested Monday afternoon in Alcorn County. John Michael Brown was arrested without incident on County Road 174 by US Marshals and troop...
5-Plex Christening: Officials celebrate 
park expansion
by Zack Steen
Jun 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Crossroads Regional Park’s expansion was officially christened on Monday. City and county leaders gathered for a ribbon cutting at the center of the new 5-Plex, a large circular area that encompass...
Animal shelter having issues with roof
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter is struggling with roof problems. Director Charlotte Doehner reported during Monday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors that shelter workers on Memorial Day arri...
County schools offer free summer meals
by Zack Steen
Jun 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County schools may be out, but students can still get healthy meals throughout the summer. The Alcorn School District Food Service Department is hosting the 2017 Summer Meals Program in June...
Second escapee
 captured, one 
remains at large
by Brant Sappington
Jun 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Only one escapee from the Prentiss County Jail remained at large Saturday after authorities captured the second of the three men during the early morning hours of Saturday. Prentiss County Sheriff ...
New face joins
 Alliance economic
 development staff
by Zack Steen
Jun 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alliance is growing. On the eve of moving into their new downtown corner building, the Corinth and Alcorn County economic development organization is adding a new staff member. The Alliance Pre...
Class encourages healthy pregnancy
by L.A. Story
Jun 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Women in their first few months of pregnancy can now enjoy a one-time class for free to provide them with valuable information. Oasis Medical Center recently announced the formation of a new class ...
Search continues for jail escapees
by Brant Sappington
Jun 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorities believe the two remaining escapees from Prentiss County remain contained within an area of land near the Mississippi-Alabama line. Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said multiple law ...
Students raising funds for convention trip
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a long haul from Kossuth to California, but some ambitious FBLA students aim to get there, with a little help from the community. Future Business Leaders of America Advisor Rodney Fagan Jr. at...
Corinth man gets story in 'Chicken Soup for the Soul'
by L.A. Story
Jun 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A heartfelt story about his basic training experience recently earned Jesse Childers, of Corinth, a spot in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Military Families. Advantage Media Group/Chicken Soup for the ...
Green Market creates sense of community
by Zack Steen
Jun 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The last Green Market before an almost three month hiatus is set for the weekend. More than 55 vendors are scheduled to take part in Saturday’s June edition of the ninth annual Green Market at the ...
Police searching for two escapees
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
One of three men who escaped the Prentiss County Jail early Thursday was captured hours later in Alabama. Multiple agencies were hunting for the men, who authorities said should be considered dange...
Rienzi will not have election
by Staff Reports
Jun 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
With three candidates not gaining certification, Rienzi will not have an election on Tuesday. Five individuals were certified to run for the Board of Aldermen — Joseph “Joe” Bishop, Jimmy Harwood, ...