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Legion will host free breakfast on POW/MIA Day
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
All area veterans and their families are invited out for a hot breakfast on Saturday courtesy of the American Legion. Corinth’s American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary Post 6 will host a free...
Fair pageant adopts patriotic theme
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Featuring a star-spangled theme, the 2016 Alcorn County Fairest of the Fair America pageant will celebrate the stars and stripes. The pageant will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Cr...
Ames Plantation will hold annual Heritage Festival
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
GRAND JUNCTION, Tenn. – Visitors will take a step back in time as the Ames Plantation recreates rural life of the 1800s at their 19th Annual Heritage Festival.

 History will come to life from 9 a....
People of the Crossroads: Kelley Hopper, Tiplersville
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Kelley Hopper is the teacher of Government and Economics at Kossuth High School and serves as the volleyball coach and assistant fast-pitch softball coach. “It’s a new experience, but it’s been a g...
Photos from the Inaugural Heroes Hunt
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos by Bill Avery The Alcorn County Chapter of the Delta Waterfowl recently hosted the inaugural Heroes Hunt at Quail Hollow Ranch in Ramer, Tenn. The free dove hunt was held from noon until 5:3...
County adopts budget with tax hike
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Following last year’s tax increase with another one adopted on Wednesday, the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors expressed hope that it will be the beginning of a turnaround for county finances. Th...
Pageant to promote natural beauty
by Kimberly Shelton
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Organizers are polishing crowns and gathering sashes in anticipation of this year’s Miss Alcorn County pageant. The official preliminary to the Miss Magnolia State Pageant in Vicksburg, the 2016 co...
Jacinto budget 
takes deep cut
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jacinto Foundation will take a 76 percent budget cut in the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. As the county budget for fiscal 2017 got final approval Wednesday morning, the Alcorn County Board of S...
Help needed to 
locate lost teen
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A local mother needs the community’s help in finding her missing teenage daughter. Thirteen-year-old Danielle Guillot was last seen around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning, said the girl’s mother, Marle Sand...
People of the Crossroads: Darrell Bullard, North Crossroads
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
“I consider it a privilege to be able to protect each and every one of these kids and faculty members,” said Darrell Bullard, the resource officer for the Tishomingo County Campus Police Department...
Chain-reaction accident involving motorcycle sends rider to hospital
by Zack Steen
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A two-vehicle wreck involving a motorcycle slowed traffic on the busy South Harper Road Wednesday afternoon. The chain-reaction wreck happened around 12:45 p.m. near the Northeast Mississippi Commu...
Sheriff rules death an apparent suicide
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — An Alcorn County teenager found dead Monday night apparently took his own life, according to local law enforcement. According to Sheriff Ben Caldwell, the call came in to the sheriff’s...
Scenes from CT-A's 'Robin Hood'
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Sponsored by L.I.N.K, this year's children's production took spectators deep into the heart of Sherwood Forrest as Corinth Theatre-Arts presented Tim Kelly's "Robin Hood" at the historic Coliseum C...
Judge dismisses wrongful death lawsuit
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal judge dismissed the wrongful death lawsuit brought by family members of an inmate who died while on release from the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility. The suit against former ...
Volunteer tutors, mentors needed
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The call is out for volunteer tutors and mentors to help the young people of Alcorn County on their way to a brighter future. “We want it to be there for the students to get if they want it,” said ...
Robbery suspects identified
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Corinth men are facing charges related to Saturday morning’s robbery of the Subway restaurant on North Harper Road. Brian Carpenter, 30, and Christopher Bidstrup, 35, were both charged with rob...
Aldermen approve '17 budget
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen adopted a fiscal 2017 budget on Tuesday with no change to the property tax levy and a pay increase for city employees. The total millage rate holds at 95, wi...
Teeny Weeny Circus among fair attractions
by Bobby J. Smith
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Ladies and gentlemen and children of all ages — the Teeny Weeny Circus is in Corinth this week. This new event for the Alcorn County Fair will be featured through Saturday night at intervals beginn...
Shiloh Military Park gears up for National Public Lands Day
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH – On Saturday, September 24th, from 9 a.m. until noon, Shiloh National Military Park will be partnering with the Friends of Shiloh in the 23nd annual National Public Lands Day. “National Pub...