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Pleas draw prison time in armed robbery, car burglary cases
by Jebb Johnston
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Defendants in an armed robbery case and an auto burglary case will serve time after entering guilty pleas in Alcorn County Circuit Court. Christopher Autis Robinson, 39, pleaded guilty to armed rob...
Car crashes into cemetery
by Bobby J. Smith
Nov 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The late morning peace of Henry Cemetery was disturbed by the crash of a one-car accident on Tuesday. Emergency personnel were dispatched at approximately 11:30 a.m. when a vehicle plowed into the ...
Park plans lighting event
by Bobby J. Smith
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the park. Park workers were busy Tuesday getting ready for the 2nd Annual Lighting of Crossroads Regional Park, slated to begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday....
Firefighters collect toys for local children
by Bobby J. Smith
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes Santa comes in a sleigh. Sometimes he arrives in a firetruck. The Corinth Fire Department is asking for the community’s help in providing a better Christmas for some local kids who may no...
People of the Crossroads — Ron Kouri
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Ron Kouri loves to cook. The Pickwick Landing State Park Marina manager cooks a huge Thanksgiving feast every year the Friday before the holiday, something he has done for a dozen years. He cooks e...
County supervisors seek infrastructure funding
by Brant Sappington
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
County supervisors across the state are asking legislators to increase funding for roads and bridges after years of level funding for infrastructure. While the cost of road and bridge construction ...
Tax collections get small uptick
by Jebb Johnston
Nov 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Tax collections continue on a slow-growth trajectory based on the results for the second month of the new fiscal year. Both sales tax and the tourism tax collected in Corinth posted modest gains in...
Shiloh's Parrott pull: 20 men take 1.4-ton challenge
by Mark Boehler
Nov 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. — It’s a brisk, autumn morning on the banks of the Tennessee River at Pittsburg Landing. Fall color abounds. The season’s first morning of an 8 a.m. temperature close to freezing is a...
Alcorn unemployment at 5.4 percent
by Jebb Johnston
Nov 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County unemployment was nearly unchanged over the month in October but down a bit from a year earlier. At 5.4 percent, the jobless rate placed the county 17th among the state’s 82. Prentiss ...
Boys & Girls Club president visiting Corinth
by Bobby J. Smith
Nov 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi invites the community to a Commitment to Excellence reception on Thursday at the Crossroads Arena Convention Center. Beginning at noon, the event will...
People of the Crossroads — Freida Miller, Corinth
Nov 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Freida Miller enjoys helping people make a connection to the past. Visitors to the Black History Museum on Meigg Street often expect to find more traditional black history than the stories of local...
20 men take 1.4 ton challenge
by Mark Boehler
Nov 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. — It’s a brisk, autumn morning on the banks of the Tennessee River at Pittsburg Landing. Fall color abounds. The season’s first morning of an 8 a.m. temperature close to freezing is a...
Family produces seven Eagle Scouts
by Kimberly Shelton
Nov 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Achieving the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), Nolan Grady recently became the seventh Eagle Scout in his family. The 14-year-old was one of s...
Boutique offers unique style, personal touch
by Kimberly Shelton
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Offering a variety of options for every budget, Simply Southern Boutique & Gifts goes the extra mile to ensure customers feel valued and respected. The vision of former Alcorn County resident Shann...
Career of Caring: Elliott retiring from First Presbyterian
by Zack Steen
Nov 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
For more than 30 years Don Elliott has delivered heart-to-heart preaching from behind Corinth’s First Presbyterian Church pulpit ... but now the 68-year-old’s days are numbered. He is less than one...
Professor will share stories of black athletes
by Zack Steen
Nov 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Deuce McAllister, Walter Payton and Steve “Air” McNair have all contributed to Mississippi’s sports history. University of Mississippi professor Dr. Charles Ross will share his research on African-...
Supreme Court Runoff: Brady brings courtroom
 background, desire for change
by Jebb Johnston
Nov 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
John Brady touts a deep background in the courtroom as he vies for a state Supreme Court seat. A shareholder in the Columbus office of Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, which also has a Corinth office, the ...
Supreme Court Runoff: Chamberlin touts
 judicial experience
by Jebb Johnston
Nov 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
With his eye on a Mississippi Supreme Court seat, Bobby Chamberlin of Hernando hopes to draw on the experience of a diverse background including a dozen years on the bench as a circuit court judge....
Retailers report strong start to shopping season
by Zack Steen
Nov 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
As people rushed down the sidewalk, arms full Christmastime shopping bags, Melinda Bennett watched the day pass by from within the warmth of Gingers Merry Market. “It’s like a Hallmark movie,” she ...
Shoppers snag Black Friday deals
by Bobby J. Smith
Nov 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Shoppers were out in force Friday morning, getting a start on Christmas shopping and taking advantage of Black Friday sales. Kristen Whitley, 22, of Michie, Tenn., pulled an all-nighter. “I’ve been...