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LINK board welcomes new president
by L.A. Story
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth-Alcorn County LINK Board officially announced a change of leadership as Cody Daniel takes the reins handed to him by exiting president Laura Gilham. LINK (Lead, Inspire, Nurture Kids) i...
Lawmaker reacts to possible state lottery
by Zack Steen
Apr 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
A Mississippi lottery could still become a reality this year. House Speaker Phillip Gunn recently said he plans to appoint a committee to study the pros and cons of creating a state lottery, while ...
Flames of Remembrance —Several thousand attend event

by L.A. Story
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. — It has been estimated that visitors numbering into the thousands attended the Flames of Remembrance event Saturday at Shiloh Battlefield in Shiloh National Military Park. “We had a ...
School plans prom
 accident scenario

by L.A. Story
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County emergency personnel, including an air ambulance, will descend on Alcorn Central High School Wednesday afternoon for an accident with fatalities — a dramatic presentation of an acciden...
For the birds: Builder creates elaborate homes for feathered friends
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The local bluebird population might be Wendell Nelson’s biggest fans. The builder creates intricate birdhouses in the style of log cabins, complete with dormers and spacious porches, sometimes with...
Local funeral home unveils Wall of Memories
by L.A. Story
Apr 09, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The dead are not forgotten. This is the message president/co-owner Ricky Holland wants to convey for the Corinthian Funeral Home’s 25th anniversary open house, where he and the staff will unveil th...
Mother's illness motivates student to raise funds
by L.A. Story
Apr 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth High School freshman Molly Lambert was the top fundraiser for her class. She raised $2,600 like a girl on a mission. Like it was personal. Like someone’s life would be affected. She did it ...
Library week brings variety of activities
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Check out book sales, learn to make a bath bomb and attend an Easter egg hunt — it’s all possible at libraries throughout the region in the coming week. Corinth and the other branches of the Northe...
Volunteers needed for historic sites cleanup
Apr 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Volunteers are needed to help improve one of the area's Civil War treasures. Shiloh National Military Park will host National Park Day 2017 on Saturday, April 15 at the Corinth Battlefield Unit. Sp...
Busy weekend continues with Sunday events
Apr 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The weekend offers a variety of activities continuing Sunday in the Crossroads area. • The large-scale Battle of Shiloh 155th anniversary activities enter day two. Gates open at 9:30 a.m., and a ch...
Community Easter egg hunt set for next weekend
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The Easter Bunny (a.k.a. “Peter Rabbit”) will be taking a moment out of his busy egg-hiding schedule to make an appearance in Corinth. The 13th Annual Community Egg Hunt is scheduled to be held at ...
FFA raises green with annual fern and plant sale
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Plant lovers will have a fern-tastic time shopping for plants as the Alcorn Career and Technology Center FFA chapter hosts its annual fern and plant sale. The students in the Ag/Natural Resources c...
Commission aims to improve quality of life
by Zack Steen
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Enhancing the quality of life for all Alcorn County citizens. It’s the main goal for the Commission on the Future of Alcorn County and one chairman Greg Williams believes is being accomplished on a...
Poetry project names competition winners
by L.A. Story
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Judging has been completed and the poetic verdict has been handed down as the Crossroads Poetry Project announced the winners of the 2016-2017 Poetry Writing Contest. This season’s contest theme wa...
Group hosts annual autism day
by Zack Steen
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
CAUSE is back. The Corinth Autism Understanding and Education group returns to downtown Corinth today to host their 5th Annual Autism Day. Set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Corinth Depot, the free e...
Developer shares lessons for economic success
by Zack Steen
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Mississippi’s key economic development visionaries visited with Corinth leaders on Thursday during the latest community forum hosted by the Commission on the Future of Alcorn County. Joe Max...
Aldermen approve board appointment
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Aldermen made an appointment to the planning commission and board of adjustment this week. Jennifer McCoy will take the seat that has been held by Jerry Finger, who did not wis...
Passion play returns to Oakland
by L.A. Story
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
After a year hiatus, Oakland Baptist Church’s well-known passion play is back tonight with “The Promise Fulfilled.” “The Promise Fulfilled” opens tonight at 7 p.m. at Oakland Baptist Church and wil...
Stop! City moves forward on sign project
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The Board of Aldermen on Tuesday agreed to match up to $25,000 in contributions toward new, more attractive stop signs for the downtown area. The CARE Foundation committed $10,000, and a number of ...
'Lend Me a Tenor' — Farce comedy hits CT-A stage
by Zack Steen
Apr 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Local thespian Dan Marsh has come full circle. The longtime actor played the lead role of Max in “Lend Me a Tenor” more than 20 years ago. Now Marsh will take on the role of the guy Max impersonate...