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Grateful supporters dedicate Purple Heart monument
by Jebb Johnston
May 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Supporters of the Purple Heart monument wiped away tears Monday morning as the permanent tribute to those wounded or killed in combat was formally dedicated at court square. Military Order of the P...
Veteran's story unfolds at Shiloh
by Mark Boehler
May 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. — There have been a bunch of war stories told here over the years. Some are shared on the hallowed grounds of Shiloh National Military Park where the epic Civil War battle was fought ...
People of the Crossroads — Cindy Nowell
by Zack Steen
May 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Cindy Nowell has been the smiling face behind the tall receptionist desk at Glendale Elementary School for more than three years, adding to a total of 13 years she has worked at the recently board-...
Locals salute the fallen at national cemetery
by Jebb Johnston
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Under a U.S. flag flying at half-staff, locals gathered at Corinth National Cemetery Sunday afternoon to remember the fallen. Those resting in the cemetery had the qualities needed to serve a cause...
Scouts place flags at Corinth National Cemetery
by Jebb Johnston
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Several face drug charges
by Jebb Johnston
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth police reported several recent drug arrests. • Angela McGaha, 31, of County Road 750, Corinth, was arrested May 20 and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of a control...
Charity event recalls Fraley's Drive In
by Steve Beavers
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Keith Fowler started the campaign to take the strip back. Several others have jumped onboard because of their love of a once popular drive-in. A love of Fraley’s Drive In has created the Fraley’s D...
Church joins together to help pastor
by Steve Beavers
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A local congregation is putting their words into action to help its pastor. Grace Community Church preacher and Bread of Life Food Ministry Director Tim Alvis is scheduled to have a heart procedure...
Summer feeding program available for kids
by Jebb Johnston
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth School District will keep the lunch lady working this summer. Corinth’s elementary and middle schools, along with several other sites, are participating in the Summer Food Service Progr...
People of the Crossroads — Karen Roberts
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Jumpertown fifth and sixth grade math teacher Karen Roberts is retiring May 31. A Jumpertown graduate herself, she has worked at Jumpertown School in Prentiss County for 31 years. She and her husba...
Corinth Graduation
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Purple Heart group to honor veterans
by Steve Beavers
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Military Order of the Purple Heart Post Chapter 813 isn’t finished honoring military veterans. The local chapter plans to hold a memorial for close to 300 veterans who have their names on the Purpl...
Juveniles charged in home burglary
by Jebb Johnston
May 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth police arrested several juveniles who were allegedly involved in a home burglary. The three male suspects, ages 12, 13 and 14, were each charged with two counts of burglary of a dwelling an...
Legion to mark Memorial Day at National Cemetery
by Jebb Johnston
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Surrounded by the thousands of gravestones filling Corinth National Cemetery, locals will gather Sunday to remember those who lost their lives while serving the country. The annual observance organ...
Shiloh marks 100th anniversary of NPS
by Staff Reports
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
As Shiloh National Military Park continues to mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service a pair of new events will join the traditional Memorial Day commemorations at the historic batt...
City continues property cleanup
by Jebb Johnston
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Tall grass is keeping Corinth code enforcement busy. The mowing season brings a big increase in the number of properties the city is requesting to be cleaned up, and this spring is no exception. Th...
Nielsen tells CREATE about education plan
by Steve Beavers
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
TUPELO — Don Nielsen has a plan of action. The Senior Fellow of Discovery Institute and chair of the Institute’s program on public education reform outlined the strategy Thursday during the CREATE ...
April jobless rate follows state trend
by Jebb Johnston
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County unemployment was 4.5 percent in April, following the state trend of a slight decrease for the month. The county was at 4.8 percent in March and 4.9 percent a year earlier. Mississippi...
Bishop will dedicate Indian Springs renovations
by Kimberly Shelton
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
GLEN — Joyful sounds will fill the sanctuary of Indian Springs United Methodist Church on Sunday as members of the congregation and honored guests gather together to welcome Bishop James Swanson Sr...