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Man convicted of fondling child
by Staff Reports
Oct 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A three-day trial has ended with the conviction of a Prentiss County man on charges of fondling. Benjamin Clements, 28, was sentenced Friday to a term of 8 years to serve today by Circuit Court Jud...
New book finds thrills in Corinth
by Kimberly Shelton
Oct 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Steeped in history, the City of Corinth is the setting for an exciting new thriller. When searching for a location for their newest work, southern writers Brannon Hollingsworth and Davis Riddle fou...
Pursuit suspect faces arson, other felony charges
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man who eluded law enforcement after a pursuit last month faces multiple felony charges following his arrest earlier this week. Ronald Quottrochi, 48, of 1511 Levee Road Apt. 75, and Kath...
Gallery hosts first juried show
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Mississippi Painters Society are bringing their annual competition to Corinth, filling the art gallery with their latest masterworks. It’s the first time the Corinth Artist Guild wil...
Symphony concert will kick off season
by Kimberly Shelton
Oct 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Ushering in another exciting season, the Corinth Symphony Orchestra will hold their opening concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Held at the historic Coliseum Civic Center in downtown Corinth, the concer...
People of the Crossroads: Phyllis Whitlock, Iuka
Oct 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Phyllis Whitlock has worked for Iuka’s Renasant Bank for 27 years. “I just love helping people,” she said. “I help them open new accounts, help them with their problems. I like meeting people and s...
Costume party scheduled for special needs children
by Zack Steen
Oct 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Special needs children and their families are invited to play dress-up this weekend. The Corinth Autism Understanding Support and Education group (CAUSE) will host their annual Halloween-themed Cos...
Winners crowned in Hog Wild barbecue competition
by Bobby J. Smith
Oct 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Festival officials have announced the winners for the 26th annual Hog Wild Festival barbecue competition. Hog Wild used hometown chefs to judge the non-professional (aka “backyard”) competitions an...
Man charged with 10 counts of auto burglary
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
An Alcorn County man’s alleged string of car burglaries ended when a Corinth woman spotted him in her car in the middle of the night. Jerry Patterson Jr., 42, of County Road 418, faces five counts ...
Park ranger shares battle story
by Bobby J. Smith
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
On a hot early October morning a group of people stood on the ground where the great battle in America’s Civil War happened 154 years ago to the day — 154 years to the very hour. They listened to t...
City extends solar panels moratorium
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Aldermen extended the moratorium on solar panel construction for another 60 days. The action Tuesday comes as the board continues to consider a possible ordinance regulating th...
VFW seeks yard sale donations
by Bobby J. Smith
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Corinth VFW post are seeking donations for the annual VFW yard sale, coming Oct. 21-22. Donors are asked to drop off items at the VFW post on Purdy School Road this Friday from 3 to ...
Museum hosts MSU tailgate
by Zack Steen
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Local football fans can “Hail State” from downtown Corinth when the Bulldogs head to BYU later this month. Returning for the second event of it’s kind this year, Tailgate in the Garden presented by...
People of the Crossroads — Janet Davis, Glen
Oct 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Putting her best face forward, Independent Beauty Consultant Janet Davis is proud to be affiliated with Mary Kay – a 53-year-old company which was founded upon the Golden Rule (Treat others the way...
Irb Benjamin will plead guilty in prison bribery case
by Jeff Amy
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Former state senator Irb Benjamin of Alcorn County is expected to become the sixth person to plead guilty in Mississippi's prison contract bribery scandal, court records show. Benjam...
Teens caught stealing Halloween decor
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Three Corinth teens captured on camera as they stole Halloween pumpkins and other decor will be headed to youth court. Over the weekend, a number of city and county residents had Halloween decor ta...
Fundraiser proves successful
by Bobby J. Smith
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Caterers were out before the sun on Monday getting ready for Catfish & Khakis — the 11th annual fall fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club. Corinth-based caterer Brad Mattox has served up the food f...
Cemetery tour makes a return
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Crossroads Museum is resurrecting the cemetery tour. Spotlighting notable figures from Corinth’s past, the Historic Corinth Cemetery Tour held at Corinth City Cemetery was a hit with the public whe...
School crowns Hurst as homecoming queen
by Jeff York
Oct 04, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
SELMER, Tenn. – The joy of being homecoming queen at McNairy Central High School has probably never been more overwhelming than Friday with the crowning of Sara Jo Hurst. The petite senior has to b...