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Forrest Memorial will get new owner
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
More than three years after going into receivership, Forrest Memorial Park will have the opportunity to get new ownership. A chancery judge has ordered the sale of the cemetery by public bid, accor...
Students learn art of mandalas
by Kimberly Shelton
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Encouraging creativity and a life-long love of art, local artist Judith Lowery visited the 3rd graders at Biggersville and Rienzi Elementary Schools on Tuesday for a very special project. “Each yea...
Three congregations celebrate together
by Steve Beavers
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday will not just be another day for a trio of local congregations. First United Methodist Church, St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church will celebrate Maundy Thur...
Alcorn jobless rate drops to 5.6%
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Unemployment rates trended downward across the state in February with Alcorn County posting 5.6 percent. Down from 6.5 percent in January, February’s rate included a count of 870 people categorized...
Cost-share project helps to improve landowner resources
by Steve Beavers
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Landowners are happy. The cost-share program of the Alcorn County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is the reason behind their happiness. Th...
Wheeler student killed in weekend wreck
by Brant Sappington
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A Wheeler High School student was killed and two other teens injured in a crash Saturday evening near Blackland. Prentiss County Coroner Greg Sparks confirmed Wheeler High School student Haley Davi...
Museum hosting living history event
by Steve Beavers
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. – Larry DeBerry has no plans to leave Shiloh. The 68-year-old has too much Civil War history to share about the place he calls home. DeBerry, whose Shiloh Battlefield Museum contains ...
Board rejects cheerleading proposal
by Jebb Johnston
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth School District Board of Trustees rejected a proposal to reduce the size of Corinth High School’s cheerleading squad. The board in January received a proposal from the athletic director...
Festival proceeds will be used in fight against cancer
by Steve Beavers
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Talented musicians from across the area are pickin' a fight against cancer. Bluegrass musicians will get their chance during the 8th Annual Alcorn Bluegrass Festival on April 11 at the American Leg...
Charity Ball was night of glamour
by Kimberly Shelton
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It was an epic night, filled with glitz and glamour as attendees gathered at The Franklin Courtyard on a frigid Saturday night for Junior Auxiliary of Corinth’s 53rd Annual Charity Ball. Dressed in...
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