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Project Attention celebrates 25 years
by Jebb Johnston
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Many children have passed through the doors of the Project Attention Center for some tutoring and fun activities in a safe environment since the doors opened in 1992. It reached the 25-year milesto...
Passion helps teacher win Farm Bureau award
by L.A. Story
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
OLIVE BRANCH — Angel Rutledge Pilcher’s passion for wellness, agriculture and sustainability has earned her Farm Bureau’s “Teacher of the Year” honor for 2017. Pilcher, who is a 1994 graduate of Co...
Superintendent discusses school innovation at 'State of the Region'
by Jebb Johnston
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
TUPELO — Corinth Superintendent of Education Lee Childress talked about the need to do school differently in an address to the annual “State of the Region” gathering on Wednesday. “Schools are goin...
Farmington celebrates 20th birthday
by L.A. Story
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — Citizens and City of Farmington officials, both former and newly elected, gathered Tuesday evening for a time of celebration and reminiscing. Mayor Dale Fortenberry greeted the crowd w...
Board OKs kids 
day care center
by Jebb Johnston
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth resident’s request to operate a children’s day care center in a residential zone on Kendrick Road cleared the city’s board of adjustment on Monday. The advisory panel’s recommendation to ...
Autism awarenes
s group will 'Go Wild'
by Zack Steen
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Reconnect 4 Autism will Go Wild later this week. The local Autism awareness group will host Go Wild with the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, a special hands-on program featuring live animals...
Biggersville Graduation
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
BREAKING: Rienzi shooting ruled self-defense
by Zack Steen
May 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
RIENZI – No charges are being filed after a Prentiss County woman was gunned down in Rienzi on Friday night. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said 77-year-old Gynell Windham was killed in self-de...
Marshals capture
 local jail escapee
by L.A. Story
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that last week’s jail escapee has been captured. Dustin Jourdan McCoy, 24, was apprehended by U.S. Marshals in Arkansas around 11 a.m. Monday...
MOA offers free eye
tests for 3rd graders
by Zack Steen
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Local third graders who do not pass the 3rd Grade Reading Assessment state test can get a free eye exam. In its third year, the Mississippi Optometric Association (MOA) and the Mississippi Vision F...
Victims identified in fatal wreck
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 6 6 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
A Iuka woman was killed Friday in a three vehicle wreck near a busy Corinth intersection. Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones said Christy Taylor, 49, of Iuka, suffered fatal injuries during the 5 p.m....
Woman killed in Rienzi shooting
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
One person is in custody following a Friday night deadly shooting in Alcorn County. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said Gynell Windham, a 77-year-old white female from Prentiss County, was killed in the shoo...
Living Free Ministries continues to change lives
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in a multi-part series spotlighting Living Free Ministries’ Addiction Recovery Month.) Thirteen years ago this week, Living Free Ministries was born. Founde...
'Butterfly guy' highlights home and garden show
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The “butterfly guy” fluttered into Corinth on Saturday. Retired teacher and museum educator Doug Fleury was at the ninth annual Corinth Home and Garden Show showing off a collection of butterflies ...
Man dies after assault in Kossuth
by Jebb Johnston
May 19, 2017 | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
An assault investigation has turned to homicide as a man who was involved in a fight at Kossuth several weeks ago has died. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said his department was notified early Friday of the...
Officer terminated after Tishomingo jail escape
by L.A. Story
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — Assistance will be requested for the services of the U.S. Marshals Service following a jail escape and the subsequent termination of a Tishomingo County Jail Correctional Officer. The announ...
Local fundraiser a fun way to offer hope
by L.A. Story
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s time to knock down some pins in an attempt to “Strike Out Suicide.” From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, come on down to Plaza Bowling Lanes, located at 2001 E. Shiloh Road, and enjoy a good time...
Bridge near Kossuth reopens
by Jebb Johnston
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Replacement of one of the county’s most unsafe bridges is complete. The Fourth District removed the barricades on County Road 510 Wednesday morning near Kossuth. Supervisor Steve Glidewell is excit...
Jared George named MHP Trooper of the Year
by For the Daily Corinthian
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper's Association announced the 2016 Trooper of the Year on May 8, 2017. This year Sgt. Jared George, of Tishomingo County, was selected by a board of his peers a...
Third-graders do well on state test
by Zack Steen
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County third-graders fared well on state tests which determine if a student is ready to enter the fourth grade. The Mississippi Department of Education this week released school and district...