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Severe weather strikes region
by Brant Sappington
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The remnants of Hurricane Harvey paid a visit to the Crossroads area Thursday afternoon, damaging trees and structures in Prentiss County and some surrounding areas. A barn and a house in the Wheel...
City continues budget discussion for FY 2018
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen talked about needs such as playground equipment and property redevelopment as budget discussions continue. The finishing touches are going on the budget as i...
Society for Quality seeks new members
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
People who are passionate about quality are coming together in Corinth. Caterpillar employee Shaun Sitton, a quality engineer, is spearheading the effort to establish a full section of the American...
Bingo Bunch seeks donations for military
by L.A. Story
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of senior citizens known as the “Arby’s Bingo Bunch” is putting together items to ship to overseas military personnel. The Arby’s Bingo Bunch is asking the community to aid their efforts to...
After Tishomingo standoff, Iuka man facing felony charges

by L.A. Story
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — An Iuka man, who barricaded himself inside a Tishomingo County residence in a standoff against law enforcement, is now in custody facing felony charges. Thirty-four-year-old William Lee McVa...
Old Time Tent Revival moves indoors
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
For those who remember simpler times and whole-hearted praise and fellowship, there will be an opportunity for both this week. Small Town Promotions is hosting an Old Time Tent Revival this week fr...
Churches coordinate Harvey relief efforts

by L.A. Story
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Baptist Association has begun to coordinate a multi-denominational relief effort to aid the Texas victims of Hurricane Harvey. The Alcorn County Baptist Association’s Director of ...
Man remains jailed on $15,000 bond after assault
by Mark Boehler
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A 28-year-old Alcorn County man remains jailed in lieu of a $15,000 bond after he severely beat an elderly man over the weekend. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian the sus...
Rain threat postpones
 Iuka Heritage Festival
by L.A. Story
Aug 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — High percentage predictions for rain to sweep through the Crossroads area in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has caused the postponement of the Iuka Heritage Festival. Secretary and Treasu...
Corinth man killed after being hit by a vehicle

by L.A. Story
Aug 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man was killed after being struck by a vehicle while walking on U.S. Highway 72 West. Thirty-eight-year-old Tommy Devine was pronounced dead at the scene after an accident which occurred ...
Girl Scouts asking for used eclipse glasses
by L.A. Story
Aug 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Girls Scouts are asking everyone to not to throw away their eclipse glasses. The regional Girls Scouts Heart of the South are asking everyone to bring their used solar eclipse glasses from th...
FFA students win big at state
by Zack Steen
Aug 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of Kossuth Aggies recently returned home state champions in FFA competition, while another KHS graduate was elected to state office. Ben Spencer, a 2017 KHS grad and member of the Kossuth F...
One killed, one injured in area wrecks
Aug 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday wrecks in the region included one near Kossuth causing serious injury and another in Union County claiming the life of a Booneville man. Paul Settlemires, 58, of Ripley, was the driver inj...
Suspect sought in bank robbery
Aug 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
FINGER, Tenn. — A suspect remains at large after robbing a Finger bank at gunpoint early Friday morning. A white male suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash from Home Banking Company ...
Weekend brings sales tax holiday for sportsman shoppers
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Mississippi is taking aim on the outdoorsman market with the state’s fourth annual sales tax holiday on certain items this weekend. It’s a chance to save seven cents per dollar on items such as tar...
MHP investigates Kossuth traffic accident
by Mark Boehler
Aug 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a serious traffic accident Thursday afternoon described as a rollover with entrapment. A Ripley man was airlifted by Air Evac at the accident scene j...
County schedules budget hearing
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors scheduled a public hearing on the next fiscal year’s budget as the process nears completion. This week’s meeting saw the board accept the proposed budget whic...
Fundraiser helps service dog efforts
by L.A. Story
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Golfers judging a BBQ competition? What may seem like an unlikely pairing will work in harmony Friday as a fundraiser for Retrieving Freedom Inc. in the organization’s efforts to train service dogs...
'Warriors on Wick' activities make return
by Zack Steen
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a great week to be a Warrior. The Corinth School District will highlight home sporting events with fan related special outings throughout the city on Thursday and Friday. “After such a great r...
Student enrollment 
up in Alcorn schools
by Zack Steen
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
It's three weeks into the new school year and enrollment numbers are up. Alcorn School District Superintendent of Education Larry B. Mitchell reported early attendance of 3,287 students in Alcorn C...