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One critically hurt in highway crash
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
One person was critically injured in a Highway 45 crash Monday evening, while another crash about the same time resulted in several charges against a driver. According to the Mississippi Highway Pa...
Budget woes: County holds agency funds
by Jebb Johnston
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With Alcorn County pinching pennies to make it through the next few months, outside agencies that rely on county funds are forced to join in the belt-tightening. In a tense discussion that turned p...
Voting begins in window contest
by Bobby J. Smith
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s time to cast ballots in the inaugural “Deck the Town” holiday-themed window painting contest. “What we’d like to emphasize is for people to go into these businesses and get a ballot,” said con...
County 
awards 
contracts
by Jebb Johnston
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors awarded two construction contracts Monday for one of the county’s longest-planned projects — a major upgrade for the Five Points intersection. Parsons Earthwo...
Basket Fund donations now arriving
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The spirit of giving this Christmas season is alive and well in the Alcorn County area. Donations are now arriving for the 21st Annual Corinth Rotary Club / Daily Corinthian Christmas Basket Fund. ...
School, ministry team up
 for Christmas Day meal
by Bobby J. Smith
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
No one needs to spend Christmas alone. This is the idea that led to the creation of the Crossroads Christmas Day meal. “Whatever the reason is, we don’t want them to spend Christmas by themselves l...
J.A. announces Charity Ball menu
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Bringing the glamour and excitement of the “Big Apple” to “Little Chicago”, Junior Auxiliary of Corinth’s 55th Annual Charity Ball will be as appetizing to guests as it is appealing. Complete with ...
MRHC adds Merry Market to Winter Wonderland
by Zack Steen
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter Wonderland is back and better than ever. The annual Magnolia Regional Health Center fundraiser event returns to the Crossroads Arena on Saturday and, new this year, will also include a previ...
Santa visits welcome center
by Kimberly Shelton
Dec 05, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a jovial afternoon, filled with sparkling lights and festive treats as young and old lined up at the Corinth/Alcorn County Welcome Center to have their pictures taken with Kris Kringle (port...
Woman encourages through Hatha Yoga
by Kimberly Shelton
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
PICKWICK, Tenn. — Educating others about their anatomy, one retired pedagogue is encouraging students to take responsibility for their own bodies through the practice of Hatha Yoga. Held from 10 a....
Officials arrest 
pair of storage 
building burglars
by Jebb Johnston
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Both city and county law enforcement recently made arrests in the burglary of commercial storage buildings. Billy Mullins, 33, of Thomas Street, Corinth, was arrested by the Corinth Police Departme...
Corinth family loses Gatlinburg home
by Zack Steen
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
GATLINBURG, Tenn. – “Daddy knelt down in the center of the charred rubble that used to be our home, and prayed ... it was the most powerful prayer I’d ever heard,” said 16-year-old Stanton Sweeney....
Author: Baseball brings people together
by Jebb Johnston
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Trivial or historical, Phil Dixon knows the baseball diamond. The author is the next speaker in conjunction with the Smithsonian’s “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit. Appearing at 6...
2016 Lighthouse Toy Store
seeks donations, volunteers
by Brant Sappington
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A pair of training sessions are set for this week as the Lighthouse Foundation gears up for Toy Store 2016. Foundation Executive Director Gary Caveness said they have approximately 1,500 children r...
School district makes large debt payment
by Zack Steen
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Debt is being made off in the Alcorn School District. The county school district has paid almost $1 million on debt accounts so far in 2016. Finance Director Kimberly Woodard gave an update distric...
Grants available to local arts community
by Zack Steen
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
With the common goal to improve the arts in the Crossroads community, Corinth Theatre-Arts hosted Meet MAC earlier this week. Representatives from the Mississippi Arts Commission was in Corinth rec...
Stickland Bridge Wreck
by Mark Boehler
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a two-car wreck with injuries which happened just after 11 a.m. Saturday on the eastbound U.S. 72 bridge at Strickland near the Alcorn Central Road i...
Main Street postpones Christmas Parade
by Mark Boehler
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“Rockin’ Around the Block” has a new date. Main Street Corinth has postponed the Corinth/Alcorn County Christmas Parade due to the threat of heavy rain. Main Street Corinth President Sara Beth Gree...
Tree tradition celebrates Christmas
by Bobby J. Smith
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The community is invited to experience the heavenly sounds of the season at the First Baptist Church’s annual Singing Christmas Tree concerts. “This presentation of Christmas music is centered on t...
Symphony brings sounds of the season
by Kimberly Shelton
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In anticipation of a joyous Noel, the Corinth Symphony Orchestra is preparing to present its second concert of the season. Held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4 in the historic Coliseum Civic Center in ...