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114 m.p.h. winds hit Corinth
by Brant Sappington
Dec 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
A line severe thunderstorms ahead of a frigid cold front moved across the Crossroads area overnight Saturday. Alcorn County Director of Emergency Services Ricky Gibens said the Corinth-Alcorn Count...
Trustees may tweak calendar
by Jebb Johnston
Dec 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth School District’s modified calendar might see a tweak around Thanksgiving next school year based on student attendance. After having a full week off for fall break in past years during ...
Legion distributes
 toys to area children
by Bobby J. Smith
Dec 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth’s American Legion Post #6 is working with Region IV Mental Health and a number of other local entities to provide a better Christmas for a large number of local kids. Members of the America...
Writing class turns into two published works
by Bobby J. Smith
Dec 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
n the first month of 2014 a poet named Louis Bourgeois brought some light into one of the most notoriously dismal places on planet earth — Parchman Prison, the setting for enough misery to inspire ...
People of the Crossroads: Judy Glenn, Corinth
Dec 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Judy Glenn has always volunteered her time for the needs of others. “I believe God has always opened my eyes to the needs of the community,” she said. “From a child, I was taught that one person ca...
Hoochies offers sassy style
by Kimberly Shelton
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Offering a hometown atmosphere full of personality and sass, Hoochies Gifts & Accessories has delighted style-savvy shoppers since 2010. The vision of Corinth native Jana Arnold, the store first op...
New board members meet with district staff
by Zack Steen
Dec 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County’s three newest school board members recently became a little more familiar with their school district. Incoming Alcorn School District board members Daniel Cooper, Ann Little and Rick...
Volunteers hand out 1,000 Christmas food baskets
by Zack Steen
Dec 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
As drizzle fell from the sky and a strong wind blew out of the south, community members came together to help others. More than 100 volunteers gathered outside the Crossroads Arena on Saturday to l...
Basket fund nears $8,000
by Staff reports
Dec 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The 21st Annual Corinth Rotary Club/Daily Corinthian Christmas Basket Fund is close to the $8,000 mark. A $23,000 fund raising goal was set so 1,000 food baskets could be given to local families on...
People of the Crossroads: Teresa Gibens, Adamsville, Tenn.
Dec 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff photo by Jebb Johnston - As an art history major, Teresa Gibens of Adamsville was naturally drawn to Corinth’s art gallery, where she serves as a volunteer. “I wanted to put time in at an art...
College honors Corinth native
by Kimberly Shelton
Dec 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Praised for his outstanding redesign of RL 421: Introduction to Christian Theology, Blue Mountain College Biblical and Associated Studies Professor Dr. Ronald Meeks is reaping the benefits of his h...
Photographer to host how-to lecture
by Zack Steen
Dec 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Snapping the perfect sports photo can be tough. Novice photographer Michael H. Miller will shade some light on the fundamentals of great photo taking during a free lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at t...
22 Angel Tree kids need adopting
by Staff reports
Dec 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Salvation Army needs the community’s help in a last-minute push to get Christmas toys for local kids with this year’s Angel Tree program. “The deadline was Monday at 5 p.m., but we stil...
Bunch Street section gets upgrades
by Jebb Johnston
Dec 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
A section of Bunch Street is set to get an upgrade for sidewalks and curbing. The Board of Aldermen recently awarded the job to 3D Construction at $36,641 for the concrete work on the sidewalk and ...
Extreme cold prompts warnings
by Bobby J. Smith
Dec 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
With weather forecasters pointing to a dramatic dip in temperatures over the weekend, local emergency personnel are urging area residents to be prepared and stay conscious of the weather. According...
Exhibit shares story
 of Civil War prison
by Bobby J. Smith
Dec 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
A new exhibit of artifacts at the Civil War Interpretive Center focuses on Libby Prison, a facility that housed captured Union officers in the capital of the Confederacy. The exhibit features items...
School district
plans work
 on buildings
by Zack Steen
Dec 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year will bring three new projects to the Alcorn School District. Superintendent of Education Larry B. Mitchell informed the board recently of his plans to convert an unused building at Kos...
Church hosts
 Christmas events
by Bobby J. Smith
Dec 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The First United Methodist Church of Corinth is celebrating the season with a pair of upcoming Christmas events. Beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, the church Chancel Choir and guest orchestra will prese...
People of the Crossroads: D.E. Wilson, New Candler
Dec 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
After spending some time in the likes of Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia, D.E. Wilson is back in the New Candler area of Prentiss County. Since September, he has served as librar...
Christmas story comes to life
by Bobby J. Smith
Dec 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The area’s only walkthrough living Christmas experience begins Friday evening at First Presbyterian Church. Christmas Alive is a scripture-based telling of the story of Christmas featuring a cast o...