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Warriors take game 1 in championship; game 2 set for today
by Kent Mohundro
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth arrived in Jackson Tuesday afternoon with one thing on their mind: winning their first state baseball championship in 61 years. Warrior 12th year head coach Rob Scarbrough professed not to ...
Fire destroys Liddon Lake structure
by Zack Steen
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
An abandoned structure, part of the historic Liddon Lake complex, burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon. The former commercial, turned residential building at 1984 U.S. Highway 72 East (Liddon L...
Tourism board approves funds for events
by L.A. Story
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Hotel room incentives can provide up to $6,500 total funding approved by the Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Board for two upcoming events. The reimbursement incentives were app...
Firefighters help rescue city worker trapped under dirt
by Jebb Johnston
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Dirt caved in on two Corinth Sewer Department workers Tuesday afternoon at a work site, leaving one with a broken leg. City officials identified the worker as Wayne Bennett. It appeared he had a br...
Bringing the heat: Chili cookoff makes return
by Zack Steen
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Chili lovers can support a flame worthy good cause later this month at the Crossroads Chili Cookoff. The tenth annual event will help raise money for the Crossroads Museum’s Save the Fire Truck Cam...
Event names boat parade in honor of ‘ambassador’ 

by L.A. Story
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — The man who loved the water and wanted some way to recognize Eastport, may be smiling down on the weekend boat parade which has been named in his honor. The First Annual Bob Wiley Boat Parad...
Rockin’ on the River: Festival expands to honor veterans
by L.A. Story
May 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
UKA — What began as a smallish patriotic party looks to have turned into a big full blown bash with a ride-in, entertainment and a boat parade. The inaugural Rockin’ on the River Festival will take...
Church invites community members to join trip

by L.A. Story
May 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — A local church is inviting interested community members to join them on an adventure. Farmington Baptist Church has arranged a tour bus to leave on Friday, June 23, to go for a one-nig...
Addiction 
recovery 
ministry to 
host reunion
by Zack Steen
May 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
(Editor’s note: This is the third story in a four-part series spotlighting Living Free Ministries’ Addiction Recovery Month. A new story will appear each Sunday in the Daily Corinthian.) Living Fre...
Local mother experiences two chapters of life
by L.A. Story
May 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Motherhood is normally viewed as something that occurs during a single chapter of a woman’s life. However, one local woman has a unique perspective as her tale of motherhood can be told in two chap...
Graduation
 ceremonies
 set for seniors
by Zack Steen
May 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 350 high school seniors will graduate in Alcorn County within the next month. Although Corinth High School graduation has been moved to mid-June, the three county schools will hold their ...
Arson suspect dies from explosion injuries

by L.A. Story
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
BURNSVILLE — A mobile home fire resulted in the death of a Burnsville man who is now believed to be a suspect in the arson of the structure. Sheriff John Daugherty officially made the announcement ...
Steak sale supports
 Civitan Club efforts
by Jebb Johnston
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Civitan Club is firing up the grill Saturday. The annual ribeye steak sale will be at Gardner’s Supermarket from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For $12, the club is serving up an 8-ounce ribeye with...
New exhibit remembers beloved artist
by Jebb Johnston
May 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The art gallery is paying tribute to one of the region’s favorite painters. A memorial exhibit for the late Billy Kirk opens Saturday with a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. The exhibit will run through ...
Comic strip earns student
 statewide recognition

by L.A. Story
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
BIGGERSVILLE — A comic strip about tobacco use recently helped a Biggersville Elementary student take third place in a state competition. BES fifth grade student, Emma Wallace, was honored with a p...
35-year career spotlighted during National Nurse’s Week

by L.A. Story
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
What began as a curiosity blossomed into a career which has lasted 35 years and counting. Lyn Harrison, of Corinth, said she wanted to be a nurse for a long time. When she graduated high school, sh...
Yard sale proceeds benefit museum project
by Zack Steen
May 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Working toward a goal. The latest edition of the Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale is set for this weekend, and the Crossroads Museum hopes to put a dent in money needed to save a local historic...
Meigg Street work nears completion
by Jebb Johnston
May 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The upgrades to sidewalks and street lighting on Meigg Street are nearing completion. Work is currently focused between South Parkway and Young Street, where the street is closed. The project reach...
County school district to borrow $4.2 million
by Zack Steen
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn School District got the ball rolling this week to borrow more than $4.2 million for facility and transportation upgrades. The Board of Education adopted a resolution to issue new unlimit...
Butterflies, flowers highlight home and garden show
by Jebb Johnston
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The grounds of the Verandah-Curlee House will serve as a fitting backdrop for a talk on butterflies and a demonstration of flower arranging during the 9th Annual Home & Garden Show. Doug Fleury, a ...