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New standards changing education in Mississippi
by Zack Steen
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Public school in Mississippi isn’t as easy as it once was. New teaching standards put into place in recent years have changed the way teachers teach and the way students learn. “Gone are the days w...
Tax receipts continue to rise
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Tax collections continued to sprint ahead in the mid-January deposits. Sales tax posted a 14th consecutive monthly increase with $516,688.57, rising about $30,000, or 6.3 percent, from a year earli...
Former chief to run for sheriff
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A former Corinth police chief is among those planning to be in the running for sheriff this year. Ned Cregeen plans to file later to run for sheriff as a Democrat, he confirmed on Friday. Currently...
Property cleanup efforts continue in city
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A new round of property cleanup orders is targeting Cruise Street. The Board of Aldermen scheduled public hearings on cleanup for 5 p.m. Feb. 3 for: • 1412 Cruise • 1421 Cruise • 1428-A Cruise • 14...
Charlie Garrison: A man who died on the job
by Mark Boehler
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STANTONVILLE, Tenn. -- Candice "Candy" Garrison sits at her kitchen table, sorting through scores of folders filled with hundreds of documents. Somewhere in those piles of photos, reports, personal...
Alcohol-related offenses decline in city
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Some alcohol-related offenses are trending downward in number, according to Corinth Municipal Court records. “Everything pretty much is down this year from 2013,” Court Clerk Zane Elliott told the ...
The Final Frontier
by Zack Steen
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA – ATK Iuka played a significant role in the recent historic NASA Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 to deep space. The Tishomingo County manufacturer produced four large composite ogive panels fo...
Bill would protect cemetery customers
by Zack Steen
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
District 2 Rep. Nick Bain (D-Alcorn) is on a mission to ensure perpetual care cemeteries in Mississippi become fully funded. Following the state’s takeover of Corinth’s Forrest Memorial Park cemete...
Center prepares students for the future
by Kimberly Shelton
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the first in a four-part series profiling programs at the Alcorn Career and Technology Center. It was lights, camera and action as students and instructors at the Alcorn County Career and T...
Cast announced for children's production
by Kimberly Shelton
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The roles have been cast and lines are being learned as youth actors and actresses prepare for Corinth Theatre-Arts' upcoming youth production. "I am so excited to announce the 27-member cast of 'T...
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