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Crossroads Chili Cookoff
May 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff photo by Mark Boehler Amanda Heikel of Harrisburg, Penn. serves up some chili during the People's Choice competition at the Crossroads Chili Cookoff on Saturday in downtown Corinth at the His...
Sheriff's office investigates shooting
by Mark Boehler
May 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bizarre turn of events Friday afternoon when two men opened fire with a rifle and shotgun on a house in southeast Alcorn County. Two shooting s...
Alcorn unemployment falls to 3.7 percent
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County unemployment dipped below 4 percent in April, falling from the prior month and year. At 3.7 percent, the jobless rate is down from 4.1 percent in March and 4.6 percent in April 2016. ...
Meeting aims to improve free legal services
by Jebb Johnston
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Organizers of the free family law clinic are looking for ways to make it better. A community planning meeting to receive input is set for noon on Thursday at the Corinth Library. Among those expect...
'Whiny man' play mixes humor and a message
by L.A. Story
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
How do you get a guy to behave? You tell on him to his mama. At least that is how four men are taught a valuable lesson in the upcoming stage play, “The Whiny Man Syndrome.” Carol Norton Production...
Pioneer camp takes kids back in time
by L.A. Story
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
BURNSVILLE — Crossroads area children can step back in time for one day and attend Pioneer School at a unique camp. Registrations are being taken for the one-day Pioneer School Camp to be held from...
Spicy showdown: Chili Cookoff marks 10th year
by Zack Steen
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Professional chili cookers will light their fires on Saturday at the tenth annual Crossroads Chili Cookoff and event goers may get the best end of the deal. Locals will be able to taste all prepare...
Legion to commemorate Memorial Day
by L.A. Story
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The public is encouraged to come and participate in a time of honor and remembrance for the country’s heroes who were willing to give the ultimate sacrifice. At 9 a.m. Saturday morning, everyone is...
Project Attention celebrates 25 years
by Jebb Johnston
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Many children have passed through the doors of the Project Attention Center for some tutoring and fun activities in a safe environment since the doors opened in 1992. It reached the 25-year milesto...
Passion helps teacher win Farm Bureau award
by L.A. Story
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
OLIVE BRANCH — Angel Rutledge Pilcher’s passion for wellness, agriculture and sustainability has earned her Farm Bureau’s “Teacher of the Year” honor for 2017. Pilcher, who is a 1994 graduate of Co...
Superintendent discusses school innovation at 'State of the Region'
by Jebb Johnston
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
TUPELO — Corinth Superintendent of Education Lee Childress talked about the need to do school differently in an address to the annual “State of the Region” gathering on Wednesday. “Schools are goin...
Farmington celebrates 20th birthday
by L.A. Story
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — Citizens and City of Farmington officials, both former and newly elected, gathered Tuesday evening for a time of celebration and reminiscing. Mayor Dale Fortenberry greeted the crowd w...
Board OKs kids 
day care center
by Jebb Johnston
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth resident’s request to operate a children’s day care center in a residential zone on Kendrick Road cleared the city’s board of adjustment on Monday. The advisory panel’s recommendation to ...
Autism awarenes
s group will 'Go Wild'
by Zack Steen
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Reconnect 4 Autism will Go Wild later this week. The local Autism awareness group will host Go Wild with the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, a special hands-on program featuring live animals...
Biggersville Graduation
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
BREAKING: Rienzi shooting ruled self-defense
by Zack Steen
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
RIENZI – No charges are being filed after a Prentiss County woman was gunned down in Rienzi on Friday night. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said 77-year-old Gynell Windham was killed in self-de...
Marshals capture
 local jail escapee
by L.A. Story
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that last week’s jail escapee has been captured. Dustin Jourdan McCoy, 24, was apprehended by U.S. Marshals in Arkansas around 11 a.m. Monday...
MOA offers free eye
tests for 3rd graders
by Zack Steen
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Local third graders who do not pass the 3rd Grade Reading Assessment state test can get a free eye exam. In its third year, the Mississippi Optometric Association (MOA) and the Mississippi Vision F...
Victims identified in fatal wreck
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 5 5 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A Iuka woman was killed Friday in a three vehicle wreck near a busy Corinth intersection. Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones said Christy Taylor, 49, of Iuka, suffered fatal injuries during the 5 p.m....
Woman killed in Rienzi shooting
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
One person is in custody following a Friday night deadly shooting in Alcorn County. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said Gynell Windham, a 77-year-old white female from Prentiss County, was killed in the shoo...