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Corinth police investigate shooting
by Mark Boehler
Sep 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Police Department is investigating a Wednesday night shooting and a prime suspect remains in custody. Detective Heather Russell could not release the name of the suspect, but noted char...
Accidental shooting leads to felony arrest
by Mark Boehler
Sep 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A 40-year-old Hammond, La., man faces two felony charges after what turned out to be an accidental shooting over the weekend. Corinth Police Department Detective Heather Russell told the Daily Cori...
Suicide widow speaks out: Woman on mission to prevent, educate
by L.A. Story
Sep 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been almost six years, but the image is forever seared into her brain — the day Doris “Dee” Dye came home to find her husband in the front yard on Oct. 19, 2011. He was dead by suicide at th...
Missing man's vehicle found
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth family is waiting on results from the state crime lab after their missing relative’s vehicle was found burned in Lee County. The Lincoln Navigator with a DeSoto County license plate was f...
A Night to Howl at the Moon
by Zack Steen
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Animal lovers will get a chance to howl under the moon for a good cause. The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter will host "A Night to Howl Under Moon" this week in downtown Corinth. The fundraiser event...
Memories from the Alcorn County Fair
by L.A. Story
Sep 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Get the Tuesday, Sept. 19, edition of the Daily Corinthian for more photos from the Alcorn County Fair.
Sheriff's office investigates 'suspicious' death
by Mark Boehler
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues an investigation of the “suspicious” weekend death of an Alcorn County woman. “The circumstances surrounding this death is suspicious,”...
National honors: Corinth Coca-Cola wins top award
by L.A. Story
Sep 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Crossroads area can truly “have a Coke and a smile” as a locally based company recently received national recognition. Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works’ performance stood out above approximatel...
Not forgotten: Special ceremony honors POWs/MIAs
by L.A. Story
Sep 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Every action, word, song and prayer had meaning. America’s Prisoners of War (POW) and soldiers Missing in Action (MIA) are not forgotten and there is a vast but quiet vigil held in the hearts of ma...
Symphony celebrates state's special talent
by L.A. Story
Sep 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Gospel music and spirituals will be among the wide variety of musical selections this weekend as some of the Crossroads areas greatest vocal talents join with the Corinth Symphony Orchestra. Gospel...
Victim identified in fatal car, bus collision (Updated)
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
One person is dead following a head-on collision between an Alcorn School District bus and a car west of Corinth Thursday afternoon. Coroner Jay Jones identified the fatality as Victoria Isabell Lo...
Peck excited about fair performance
by L.A. Story
Sep 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music singer Danielle Peck said she is excited to come to Corinth to perform at the Alcorn County Fair. The singer said she has friends in the Crossroads area and has wan...
Alcorn County fair gets underway
by Zack Steen
Sep 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Kids as young as five will take to the track this weekend at the Alcorn County Fair. “Some will be so small, there daddy will have to walk beside to help them reach the pedals,” said Kossuth promot...
Traffic stop leads to felony drug charge
by Daily Corinthian
Sep 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man faces a felony drug charge following a traffic stop. Johnny W. Austin, 72, of County Road 600, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and several misdemeanor traf...
Woman dies after found unresponsive in jail cell
by The Associated Press
Sep 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A 29-year-old woman who was being held on a shoplifting charge died after she was found unresponsive in the Alcorn County Jail. Media outlets reported that Alcorn County Jail employees did CPR on B...
Gallery features longtime art instructor Waller
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
As she ponders the things that have moved her to paint, Ann Waller declares “South by Southwest” a fitting title for her work. Influenced by her native South and visits to the Southwest, recent wor...
Tishomingo County rejects proposed tourism tax
by Jebb Johnston
Sep 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — Tishomingo County voters on Tuesday soundly rejected a proposed tourism tax to be collected county-wide on restaurant sales. Complete election returns show "for" votes totaling 672 (33.8 per...
Man faces drug charge
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
An Alcorn County man faces a felony drug charge following a traffic stop. Jordan Neil Talley was arrested on Monday and charged with possession of methamphetamine enhanced with a firearm. He is out...
Popular fair cheer-off moves to Saturday
by L.A. Story
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Two popular events are returning this weekend to the Alcorn County Fair. The annual fair Cheer Off presented by The Dinner Bell and Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial and the Fairest of the Fair Pa...
Fair welcomes baked goods, canning entries
by L.A. Story
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A dying art form is taking center stage at the Alcorn County Fair this week. Deadline is noon Thursday for the baked goods and canned goods competition. “The baked goods competition is the place to...