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Aldermen approve sewer contract
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth aldermen awarded a contract for a major sewer system assessment and improvements. REV Construction, Inc., of Tuscaloosa, Ala., was the low bidder at $1,907,485. The other bidder was Eubank Construction Co. of Booneville. It is one of two contracts that will be involved in an assessment of the sewer collection system to pinpoint and correct problem areas in the aging system. Only one of ...
Neglected donkeys rescued
by Zack Steen
Ten badly emaciated donkeys were rescued from a temporary shelter in Alcorn County last week. One young foal donkey died from starvation shortly after being rescued by Iuka based SonShine Ranch. The donkeys, originally located on Oakland Road (County Road 216) in Farmington, were first reported to the Farmington Police Department. The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter were called in to assistance o...
Breaking Grass headlines Picki...
Breaking Grass is ready to do some "Pickin' at the Fair." The group gets its chance tonight. Day ...
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Female fighter pilot shares le...
Piloting an F-14 Tomcat fighter jet at more than twice the speed of sound, America’s first female...
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Needle Chasers making mad dash...
Devoting countless hours to preparation for their upcoming exhibit, members of the Needle Chasers...
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Democratic primary: J.C. Hill ...
J.C. Hill hopes the dark cloud of the contested ward 4 election four years ago can be erased. Opp...
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'Big Chicken' gets homecoming
As residents of the Gift community prepare for the Big Chicken’s homecoming, confusion has reigne...
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Sports
Lady Warriors unscathed i...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Lady Warriors volleyball team finished the first half of the Region 1, District 1 double round-robin a perfect 6-0. Corinth, now 12-5 overall, beat Belmont 3-1 ...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Monday Major 9-22 Hughes Outdoor 10-2 Almost a Harem 8-4 Wendy’s Baconators 7-5 Pin Pounders 6-6 Last Minute 6-6 C...
Tigers hit the road to fa...
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Northeast Mississippi Community College’s football program is ready to tangle with its second nationally ranked opponent in as many road games this Thursday e...
Lady Lions even their mark in Division 1-1A
by H. Lee Smith II
THRASHER -- Biggersville recorded nine base knocks -- hitting for the cycle as a team -- as the Lady Lions downed Thrasher 9-3 in sl...
Corinth, Kossuth edged in road league outings
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth and Kossuth fell in an early hole as far as the slow-pitch softball playoffs are concerned. The Lady Warriors (10-5, 0-1) ca...
Northeast QB earns MACJC weekly award
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- The director of Northeast Mississippi Community College’s epic come-from-behind victory last Thursday has received sta...
Pigskin Picks
by by Pigskin Pete
This week’s winner was Dan Marsh, who was a perfect 13-0. Matthew Bobo also turned in a clean sheet, but was 11 points behind Marsh ...
LSU expects toughest matchup yet
by The Associated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The early season performances of Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott have gotten the attention of LSU coa...
Opinion
News doesn’t come any harder
by Rheta Johnson
McCLELLANVILLE, S.C. — Highway 17 heading north from Charleston is the kind of funky, low-country trail I love. Roadside vendors sell sweetgrass baskets made in Gullah trad...
Obama forced by events to...
by Michael Barone
Iraq, immigration, inversion. On all three of the issues referred to, President Obama finds himself forced by events to do something he dislikes – and he’s in trouble with ...
Uber facing pressure glob...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — A rising and enterprising international car service finds itself at the intersection of civics and technology. In Mississippi and elsewhere, this means the company...
The halfhearted war on terror
by Rich Lowry
Only President Barack Obama would feel compelled to mention the success of the American auto industry in a speech rallying the natio...
Mob rule economics
by Thomas Sowell
While we talk about democracy and equal rights, we seem increasingly to let both private and government decisions be determined by m...
The Forever War
by Pat Buchanan
The strategy that President Obama laid out Wednesday night to “degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL,” is...
Nunnelee looks more than capable of more service
by Sid Salter
TUPELO — One bright spot during the visitation and funeral of Mississippi State University radio broadcaster Jack Cristil was the op...
Why Hillary hates Iowa
by Roger Simon
INDIANOLA, Iowa — “Hello, Iowa!” says Hillary Clinton, who has not set foot in Iowa for six years and eight months and in fact, unti...
Crossroads
Trains remain part of dow...
by Stacy Jones
Where I live in downtown Corinth, every day is like the opening of the Johnny Cash song “Fulsom Prison Blues”— without the prison bars. A block away from the railroad cross...
Wonderful muscadines brin...
by Lora Ann Huff
Browsing through the fresh produce in the grocery section of our local super store, I got a whiff of a unique smell that takes me back to my childhood. I was picking throug...
A list of movies to be re...
by Terry Burns
Maybe this will be a handy sheet for movies that just might be worth the time. Doing this by the month should make for a list worth the read, since the films will be playin...
Govan sang “sweet soul music” with distinct Memphis style
by Stacy Jones
He may not be a household name like Otis Redding, the singer to whom he was most often compared, but Memphis musician James Govan wa...
After November passes through nothing will live
by Terry Burns
he November Man, R, ***, Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko. Dreamline. Director Roger Donaldson. Time 1 hour 48 minutes. “...
Children and the Bible
by Lora Ann Huff
Children never cease to amaze us – they obviously listen when we think their minds are otherwise occupied and they come up with conc...
Little ones demonstrate that time is precious
by Lora Ann Huff
“What’s this?” Grandson Hayden asked as he reached to pick up the round, black thing on our bedside table. I laughed and said, “That...
Gritty writer elicits truth in novels, poetry
by Stacy Jones
He’s probably not a writer that most students read in school. Likely, his choice of language and overt themes would prevent his work...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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