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Search continues for missing teen
by Brant Sappington
Jul 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The search continues for a Booneville teen missing for almost a month. Angelica Dykes, 17, was last seen on Friday, June 23 in the east Booneville area. Police Chief Michael Ramey said Dykes was se...
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 Operation Back to School

by L.A. Story
Jul 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
KOSSUTH — School supplies for children can be a financial strain on some families and one area church has made it a mission to help by sponsoring Operation Back to School. Beginning at 7 a.m. Satur...
Career choices: Campers explore opportunities
by Michael H. Miller
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Mark Rowan of Baldwyn wants to be a music producer when he grows up. Thanks to the lessons he and the other campers acquired at the Northeast Mississippi Community College TIGER Manufacturing Camp ...
Officials: New bid process causes concern
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors is joining others to express concern about new requirements for the bidding process set to take effect at the beginning of 2018. House Bill 1106, which was si...
Latimore, blues artists ready to rock arena
by L.A. Story
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Crossroads Arena will be reaching down soul deep to “turn up the blues” on Saturday night. J&S Sound and Productions will present “Let’s Turn up the Blues” at the Crossroads Arena Saturday begi...
City board approves several zone changes
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth aldermen gave approval to several zoning changes Tuesday evening. The meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen also saw action on the request for veterans’ parking spaces, ongoing propert...
County, city schools to host open house events
by Zack Steen
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
More than two dozen orientation and open house meetings are set for the upcoming week as Corinth and Alcorn County students get ready to head back to school. In the Corinth School District, the stu...
Groups to explore Old Tishomingo genealogy
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Who do you think you are? The genealogical societies in Alcorn, Tishomingo and Prentiss counties think it’s a question worth answering, and they are ready to help with the Fifth Annual Old Tishomin...
City pursues bond issue for infrastructure
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“Infrastructure” is at the top of the list again as the Corinth Board of Aldermen pursues a new general obligation bond issue of up to $2 million. The funds will “be going toward continued improvem...
Supervisors see no need to demolish park playground
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County supervisors are looking to the parks and recreation commission to decide whether the park’s Fun Station playground will stay or go. Although no vote was taken, supervisors voiced disa...
Tishomingo County man shot, brother charged
by L.A. Story
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A 25-year-old Tishomingo County man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly shooting his 34-year-old brother. Casey Pruitt was arrested Fri...
Class makes postcards from the cutting edge
by L.A. Story
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A class recently held at the Mississippi State University Extension Service helped teach students to make postcards that are much more than just sew-sew. Barbara Hickman was the teacher of the “Qui...
Rain delay: 'Jaws' chews way to world title
by Zack Steen
Jul 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The results are in and although top ranked Joey “Jaws” Chestnut didn’t break any records, he did defend his title – for the third year in a row. More than 150 spectators converged on the rain soake...
Inmate records prison shakedown
by Zack Steen
Jul 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
An inmate at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility recorded the aftermath of last week’s prison shakedown on his cellphone. Mississippi Department of Corrections officials were in Corint...
ALDI, Marshalls coming to Corinth
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Some doors have closed, but others are opening. Southeast Real Estate Development Group, developer for the Harper Square shopping center, confirms Marshalls is set to join Harper Square as a neighb...
Four suspects arrested in Walnut double murder case

by Staff Reports
Jul 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
WALNUT — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Tippah County Sheriff, have arrested four people in connection with the July 6 double homici...
Prison cook arrested for having sex with inmate
by Mark Boehler
Jul 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A 51-year-old Corinth kitchen cook at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility faces criminal charges after allegedly having sex with a prison inmate. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell tol...
Festival salutes famous sandwich
by Zack Steen
Jul 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The ultimate Corinth delicacy will be honored and devoured by many this weekend. Main Street Corinth will present the 30th Annual Slugburger Festival on the grounds of the Historic Corinth Depot on...
Sheriff: MDOC finds contraband in jail
by Zack Steen
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A large amount of contraband including cellphones and drugs were found during a shakedown Wednesday morning at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility. According to the Mississippi Departm...
Slug Voice competition opens annual festival
by Zack Steen
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The 30th Annual Slugburger Festival will kick off Thursday night with the return of a family friendly favorite. Slug Voice, the revamped local singing competition, will open the three-day Corinth M...