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Slugburger Tees: Shirts celebrate Slugburger spirit
by Zack Steen
Jul 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
No Slugburger Festival is complete without an official T-shirt. This year’s design is a throwback to the quintessential event’s rich 30 year history, according to Main Street Director Angela Avent....
Registration open for free legal clinic
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone needs a little advice from time to time. Qualifying residents of Alcorn County can get some free legal assistance through the Free Family Law Legal Clinic, and now is the time for those wh...
Food bank draws big crowd
by L.A. Story
Jul 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Traffic was backed up into the turn lane on U.S. Highway 72 East Friday morning as people waited for their opportunity to turn into the Church of the Crossroads for monthly food distribution. The M...
Commerce Bank to build new main office downtown
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Downtown Corinth is scoring another major investment as Commerce Bank plans to clear an existing block and build a 14,000-square-foot, two-story facility at the 700 block of Taylor Street. The loca...
Husband charged with wife's murder
by L.A. Story
Jul 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
BURNSVILLE — Delmer Peters, 60, was arrested Friday morning by Tishomingo County Sheriff’s deputies and has been charged with first degree murder after finding him lying near his dead wife. Accordi...
Bishop Park playground project has $5,700 to go
by L.A. Story
Jul 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
With one week left, the E.S. Bishop Memorial Park project has only $5,700 left to go to reach its goal of $30,000. Several contributors met with C.A.R.E. Advisory Board member Orma Smith at the par...
City deems park fun station 'unsafe'
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted on Wednesday to request demolition of the Crossroads Fun Station playground at Crossroads Regional Park. Safety concerns have emerged, and Mayor Tommy ...
Alderman concerned by closure of park entrance (updated)
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth alderman says a number of people are concerned about the recent closure of one of the city park entrances on South Parkway Street. The Board of Aldermen voted Wednesday evening to send a ...
Shelter to launch low-cost spay program
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
“This is the answer to our problems.” Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter Director Charlotte Doehner believes that to be true for the new “ACSpay” program, which will provide low-cost spaying for female ...
Alcorn County garbage cost set to increase
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County will pay a bit more for household garbage collection in the coming year. Waste Connections is increasing the per-household monthly charge from $6.04 to $6.17 with the August billing. ...
Country music star to rock coliseum
by L.A. Story
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Country music star Ronnie McDowell will be coming to Corinth as he celebrates his 40th anniversary tour. Billy’s Entertainment will present Ronnie McDowell on Friday, Aug. 11, at the Corinth Colise...
Fourth at Jacinto: Rain doesn't dampen annual tradition
by Zack Steen
Jul 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Scattered rain showers throughout Tuesday did not scare away the crowd at the annual Jacinto Fourth of July Festival. The event normally draws thousands as its become one of the most critical polit...
Sheriff warns of grandparent scam
by Zack Steen
Jul 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Local grandparents are the target of a new wire fraud scam. Identifying the grandparent scam isn’t always easy, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. A theme of the scam is the caller’s ...
Numbers of jobless continue to shrink
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County unemployment, at 4.7 percent in May, continued to register lower numbers than a year earlier. The not seasonally adjusted rate was up from April’s revised rate of 3.6 percent and down...
Slugburger eating champ wins 10th hog dog title
by By MAYLAN L. STUDART, Associated Press
Jul 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK (AP) — Joey "Jaws" Chestnut gulped, chomped and powered his way to a 10th title on Tuesday, continuing his record-setting reign as the chowing champion at the annual Nathan's Famous July F...
Animal shelter gives tips to keep pets safe
by Zack Steen
Jul 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Fireworks can be a pet’s worst nightmare. Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter Volunteer Director Charlotte Doehner said July 4 is one of the most dangerous pet holidays, and pet owners shouldn’t take it ...
Two Corinth kids die in plane crash

by L.A. Story
Jul 03, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
CHATSWORTH, Ga. — Four people, including two children from Corinth, have been identified as victims of a fatal plane crash in Murray County, Ga. An Associated Press story reported that brother and ...
Mother Nature's fireworks: Storm downs trees, brings heavy rain
by Zack Steen
Jul 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Mother nature celebrated the Fourth of July one day early. A series of intense thunderstorms brought cloud-to-ground lightning, loud thunder, heavy rains and strong winds to the area on Monday caus...
Head-on collision
 kills man, student
by Brant Sappington
Jul 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A head-on collision in the Tuscumbia community of Prentiss County has claimed the life of a Thrasher High School student and a local businessman. The two-vehicle crash happened Friday evening on Co...
'Feeling the Sting ...'
by L.A. Story
Jul 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Daffany Cummings honors her late mother, Jacklyn Cummings, Class of 1972, at the parade, which was part of the biennial Reunion/Homecoming event. / Staff Photo by Mark Boehler (For more pictures an...