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 bring crowds,
cash to Corinth
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The packed scene at Crossroads Regional Park last weekend is one the park and local officials hope becomes familiar. The expanded recreational facility hosted its first major event — a USSSA baseba...
Gospel Fest brings the praise
by Kimberly Shelton
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Singing their praises to the “Man upstairs”, angelic voices will combine to present the 4th Annual Easom Outreach Foundation Gospel Fest. Held in the Center’s auditorium at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Mar...
Dancing Like the Stars takes stage Saturday
by Kimberly Shelton
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Expressing themselves through the art of dance, local celebrities will compete for stardom on Saturday as the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi presents “Dancing Like the Stars.” Based on ...
Road funding debate continues
by Zack Steen
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Legislators continue to search for ways to fund road and bridge repairs throughout the Magnolia state. House members passed an amended Senate Bill 2939 on Thursday which includes a new proposal for...
Fire claims 
home of
 educator
by Jeff York
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
RAMER, Tenn. — An early morning house fire was a total loss for a longtime educator and his family. Joe Horton, who served in education for 40 years in Alcorn and McNairy counties, was thankful tha...
Miss Corinth pageant
 set for Saturday
by Kimberly Shelton
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Local beauties will compete for crowns as organizers present the 2017 Miss Corinth Pageant. Slated for 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 at the historic Coliseum Civic Center in downtown Corinth, the an...
People of the Crossroads – Linda Dunn, Theo
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Linda Dunn relishes the opportunity to tie together the branches of family trees as she volunteers one day a week at the Alcorn County Genealogical Society’s courthouse office. “I like to see peopl...
Justice court clerk arrested
by Brant Sappington
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Prentiss County’s Justice Court clerk has been indicted for allegedly taking county money. Justice Court Clerk Donna Marie Inman was arrested Wednesday by special agents with the state auditor’s of...
Candidates set for elections in Farmington, Rienzi
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
With the end of the candidate qualifying period last week, Farmington and Rienzi are set to have contested races for alderman. The sitting mayors in the two municipalities will have no competition....
Arena ready for rodeo ride
by L.A. Story
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Area residents need to saddle up and get ready for a wild ride because the rodeo is coming to town. JC Kitaif Pro Rodeos and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Rodeo event will come to t...
Genealogical society offers spring classes
by Kimberly Shelton
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Genealogical Society will host a set of new classes this spring, following two successful offerings in 2016. Anyone interested in starting genealogy research to discover their fam...
People of the Crossroads — Ernestine Norris
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth native Ernestine Norris has a history of helping. For 13 years, she led the Alcorn County Chapter of the American Red Cross, coordinating responses to disasters, providing training programs...
TVA continues work on Pickwick embankment
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
PICKWICK, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority is conducting exploratory drilling, clearing trees, operating barges and other work on the reservoir and shoreline areas near Pickwick Landing Dam. ...
Prime Care doctor: Being sold a 'win'
by Steve Beavers
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
(The following story by Independent Appeal Assistant Editor Steve Beavers is being reprinted with permission.) SELMER, Tenn. — Prime Care Medical Center and West Tennessee Healthcare have joined fo...
Tickets are on sale now for the ‘Talk of the Town’ 

by L.A. Story
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Featuring comedians from the Comedy Central and Houston Improv, the upcoming comedy show will literally be the “Talk of the Town.” Tickets are on sale now at the Crossroads Arena for the Talk of th...
City may tweak late-night liquor serving rule
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Aldermen will consider a liquor ordinance revision to let restaurant patrons finish their drinks after midnight. In Tuesday evening’s meeting, Alderman Andrew Labas requested a...
Officials search for missing mental patient
by Mark Boehler
Mar 07, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Local law enforcement agencies continue to search for a missing mental health patient who fled from a crisis center in Corinth. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian the pati...
Burglary suspect caught on video
by Mark Boehler
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A suspect caught on video burglarizing an Alcorn County home has now been linked to a local break-in at a church building and the church’s van. The suspect remained jailed in lieu of $30,000 bond o...
Now You Start: Woman desires to help others
by L.A. Story
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
After taking the long way around to achieve her dreams of higher education, Corinth resident Aneysa Matthews wants to help others through encouragement and empowerment. Her program is called “Now Y...
Farmers: Apply
 for drought aid
by Zack Steen
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Disaster aid is available for Crossroads area farmers dealing with the effects of recent drought conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced late last week that drought disaster aid wo...