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Board considers insurance

By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
County supervisors are currently weighing possible increases to property insurance coverage for several buildings under county ownership.
This year's renewal includes newly . . .


Cycle shop off cleanup list

By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
The cycle shop is off the city's cleanup list.
The Board of Aldermen voted on Tuesday to dismiss adjudication proceedings for Larry Meeks' property at the corner of Tate and Fillmore . . .


Maestro reports resounding success for annual symphony concert


Staff Photo by L.A. Story

The Corinth Symphony Orchestra performed to a large crowd recently for their annual Christmas concert. The next concert will be the spring finale on Saturday, March 3, 2018.



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
The Corinth Symphony Orchestra reported a large crowd was in attendance for the annual Christmas Concert.
Conductor Maurice Weatherall estimated between 450-500 people attended the . . .


Donations top $4,500

The 22nd Annual Corinth Rotary Club / Daily Corinthian Christmas Basket fund is off to a running start in early December.
A $23,000 fund raising goal was been set so 1,000 food baskets can be given to local families on Saturday, . . .


Christmas tale coming to CT-A stage


Photo courtesy of Josh Steen

Old Man (Dave Frost) and Ralphie (Jackson Price) stare at the leg lamp with awe in "A Christmas Story."

lastory@dailycorinthian.com
"A Christmas Story" did not begin as a traditional Christmas tale, but the relatable characters have gradually made it into a holiday tradition.

Corinth Theatre-Arts and director David Maxedon will soon be bringing the . . .


Funding ends after swap of properties

By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to end monthly funding allocations tied to the properties it gave up in the recent exchange between the city and the . . .


Almost $4,000 collected

The 22nd Annual Corinth Rotary Club / Daily Corinthian Christmas Basket fund is off to a running start in early December.
A $23,000 fund raising goal was been set so 1,000 food baskets can be given to local families on Saturday, . . .


American Legion hosts 'Breakfast With Santa'

By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
It's time to hang out with a celebrity.
The jolly old elf will be on hand to visit with guests as the American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion will be hosting the . . .


Officials urge givers to check out charities before donating

BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Giving this holiday season?
First, check the charity.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann advises those who plan to donate to a local charity first check to make sure they are . . .


Iuka will celebrate 'A Dickens Christmas'

By Kendall Patterson For the Daily Corinthian
IUKA -- It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Iuka.
And not even ole Scrooge can put a stop to it.
The Iuka Developmental Economic Association (IDEA) is hosting The . . .


Annual Jingle Bell Bazaar, Holiday parade set for weekend


Staff photo by Zack Steen

Kossuth Methodist Church Pastor Mark Nail, Kossuth Elementary School third graders Emma Howell and J.T. Morgan and second grader Logan Hart get ready for Saturday's Kossuth Christmas Parade and Jingle Bell Bazaar event.



BY ZACK STEEN zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Kossuth will come alive this weekend with Christmas spirit, and everyone is invited.
Two annual holiday events - the Jingle Bell Bazaar and the Kossuth Christmas Parade - are set for . . .


Funds received: $3,670

The 22nd Annual Corinth Rotary Club / Daily Corinthian Christmas Basket fund is off to a running start in early December.
A $23,000 fund raising goal was been set so 1,000 food baskets can be given to local families on Saturday, . . .


Ministry, school to host Christmas meal


Staff Photo by L.A. Story

Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility Warden Josh Davis, Living Free Ministries event organizers Larry Betts and Marea Wilson and Alcorn County High School Principal Brandon Quinn gathered on Wednesday at Alcorn Central High School to discuss the upcoming community Christmas Dinner.



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
There should always be food and plenty of room at the table of humankind.
The idea that no one should be lonely or hungry on Christmas Day was a sentiment expressed on Wednesday by Marea . . .


Inaugural Jolly Jog for Havis' Kids event raises almost $8K


Eighteen-year-old Ty "The Grinch" Lancaster of Corinth runs through the snowstorm near the Jolly Jog finish line.

Staff Photo by Mark Boehler



By L.A. Story lastory@dailycorinthian.com
It was a first-time event for Corinth and no one knew what to expect.
Sponsors and organizers said they did not know how it would turn out, but the community came together and made the . . .


Beware at the pumps


This card skimmer was removed from a gas pump at a Corinth gas station in November.



By Jebb Johnston jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Several local individuals have reported debit or credit card fraud following the recent discovery of a newer type of card skimmer at a Corinth gas station.
Skimmers were discovered . . .


Victorian theme scores huge home tour hit


Staff photo by Mark Boehler

Serving as hostesses during the Christmas Candlelight Tour are Jacqueline Hibbard and Kate Bailey.



By L.A. Story
lastory@dailycorinthian.com
The Verandah-Curlee House was all dressed up for the holidays and visitors flocked to the party.
The rooms of the 1857 Greek Revival home once again echoed with voices and footfalls of . . .


Plane crash kills former school band director

BY ZACK STEEN
zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
HERNANDO -- A former Kossuth High School band director was killed this weekend in a plane crash.
Seventy-year-old Wayne House and his son, 43-year-old Richard House, were killed Saturday . . .


4 appeal back taxes

By Jebb Johnston
jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Four entities affected by Alcorn County's attempt to recoup back taxes that went uncollected because of procedural errors by the county are taking their cases to court.
Appeals to . . .


Corinth city board agenda for tonight's meeting

The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet at 5 p.m. today.
The agenda for the meeting is:
• Larry Meeks property -- Review to determine whether project has been completed
• Discussion with Mohammed Barjesteh . . .