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Two new aldermen elected in Farmington
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The Farmington Board of Aldermen will get two new members as a result of Tuesday’s Republican primary voting. With all candidates running as Republicans, the primary decided the election for this y...
City rejects bids on major drainage project
by Jebb Johnston
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Aldermen on Tuesday rejected bids for a large drainage project to move water out of two parts of the city. “There was no way that the engineer felt we could get this project do...
Unemployment rate
 nearly unchanged
by Jebb Johnston
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County unemployment was nearly unchanged in March while showing a decrease from a year earlier. At 4.1 percent, the rate is up slightly from 4 percent in February but down from 4.8 percent a...
Locals set to pray on
 National Day of Prayer

by L.A. Story
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The local event for the National Day of Prayer has seven areas of focus for which prayers will be voiced. The Corinth/Alcorn County National Day of Prayer event will be held at the Alcorn County Co...
Supervisors approve
 tree trimming work
by Jebb Johnston
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors will hire a professional tree trimmer for some needed tree care at court square. The board on Monday accepted Affordable Tree Service’s quote of $4,500 for tr...
Handbell choirs will perform
by For the Daily Corinthian
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The sanctuary of First United Methodist church will be filled with the sound of bells at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 4 as the Corinth Music Club offers one more Mid-Morning Concert as a gift to the co...
Brother Ray: 'Loved God, preaching, people'
by Jeff York/For the Daily Corinthian
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
PICKWICK, Tenn. — A legendary Southern Baptist minister passed away last week and he leaves a proud legacy of preaching God’s word for 60 years throughout the Mid-South. Dr. Ray Newcomb was a pasto...
Man seriously injured in Kossuth fight
by Jebb Johnston
May 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kossuth man is hospitalized in Memphis and another jailed following a weekend brawl in Kossuth. Gregory Seago was taken to a Memphis hospital with severe head injuries, said Sheriff Ben Caldwell....
Dispute leads to shooting of Corinth man
by Jebb Johnston
May 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man is recovering in the hospital after a verbal dispute escalated to gunfire over the weekend. Ross Spears, 54, was shot by an individual described as his girlfriend, Doris Robinson, 49....
7 seek alderman office in Farmington
by Jebb Johnston
May 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Seven candidates are in the running for the Board of Aldermen in Farmington as residents vote in a primary election today. Incumbents seeking reelection are Lowell Gann, Joel Cottrell, Jeff Patters...
Tricia’s Design Gallery celebrates first anniversary at new location
by L.A. Story
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
With over 30 years experience in the field of home decor, Tricia Kuykendall, of Tricia’s Design Gallery said she is excited to get the word out to people about her new location. Tricia’s Design Gal...
Recovery month celebrates hope
by Zack Steen
Apr 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
(Editor’s note: This is the first story in a four-part series spotlighting Living Free Ministries’ Addiction Recovery Month. A new story will appear each Sunday in the Daily Corinthian.)
 May is ab...
Reconnect 4 Autism Color Run 5K
Apr 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff photo by Zack Steen More than 700 people took part in the third annual Austin's Shoes Reconnect 4 Autism Color Run 5K at Shiloh Ridge Golf Course on Saturday morning. The run supported the lo...
Ride celebrates legacy of local fallen soldier
by Brant Sappington
Apr 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The legacy of fallen soldier SSG William “Seth” Ricketts lives on in an annual fundraiser that continues to help the families of injured warriors. The Seventh Annual SSG William “Seth” Ricketts Mem...
Community ‘superheroes’ relay for a cause
by L.A. Story
Apr 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Corinth/Alcorn County community showed up for an evening of emotion, fun, celebration and remembrance. Corinth Mayor Tommy Irwin gave the opening remarks for the Alcorn County Relay ...
Woman dies in head-on crash
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
A Fulton woman died in a crash involving a vehicle backing out of a driveway just south of Corinth Thursday evening. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said Charlotte Vandergriff, 55, died in the 6:14 p.m. crash...
Alcorn School District cuts teaching positions
by Zack Steen
Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The recent state budget shortfall will force the Alcorn School District to cut some members of its teaching staff prior to the new school year. Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell said the district se...
Two men drown at Pickwick Lake
by Jeff York
Apr 27, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
PICKWICK, Tenn. -- A pair of Chester County, Tenn. men drowned Wednesday while fishing too close to the Pickwick Dam. Their boat was pulled through an open flood gate and their bodies were later fo...
Detective division investigates murder
by Mark Boehler
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The entire detective division of the Corinth Police Department is working on the recent murder where officials say the motive was robbery. “We have gathered new information on the case,” Corinth Po...