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Authorities identify body found in creek

Authorities have identified a Burnsville man as the individual whose body was found floating in Rhodes Branch on April 4.
Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon said the man has been identified as John Lovelace, 38, of Burnsville. The coroner confirmed the man was . . . more »


Bond denied for double murder suspect

By Zack Steen

A judge has denied bond for double murder suspect Alize J. Boyd.

The 22-year-old Corinth man appeared in a Alcorn County courtroom on Wednesday where Judge Jimmy McGee denied his bond request.

Boyd remains jailed a . . . more »


Wildlife Weekend at Shiloh

Shiloh National Park will host a weekend of activities related to wildlife.

SHILOH, Tenn. ­-- Shiloh National Military Park will offer various wildlife programs on April 21-22 to kick off National Park Week.
"Shiloh Battlefield is home to over 50 species of reptiles and amphibians, as well as over 200 species of birds that reside within i . . . more »


Shooting in Iuka sends one to hospital

By L.a. Story
IUKA — A Tuesday night shooting in Iuka has resulted in one individual being hospitalized.
In an initial report, Police Chief Randy Stringer said the events leading to the shooting began around lunchtime Tuesday with a domestic family dispute betwee . . . more »


Corinth man faces double murder charges

Alize J. Boyd

FARMINGTON � A 22-year-old Corinth man faces double murder charges following Monday night's shooting.

Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell identified the suspect as Alize J. Boyd of Main Street. He remains jailed at the Alcorn County Jail with no bond set. Boyd . . . more »


UPDATE: Person of interest remains in custody after deadly shooting

FARMINGTON — The Alcorn County Sheriff's Department is investigating a Monday evening shooting which left two people dead, one critical and a lot of unanswered questions.
Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell confirmed early Tuesday morning a person of interest in th . . . more »


Helping deployed military vote remains secretary of state's goal

Staff photo by Mark Boehler

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann talks about voting accommodations for deployed military service members during a meeting with Daily Corinthian staff members.

By Jebb Johnston Jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
As federal elections get closer this year, making it easier for deployed military service members to vote is a priority for the Secretary of State's Office.
"We know they've got to be away from their family, but they d . . . more »


Land fund encourages economic development

By Zack Steen
In order for Corinth and Alcorn County to land the next big employer, The Alliance must ensure they have the best industrial land to offer.

Many of the available local sites in The Alliance portfolio have been acquired thanks to community supporte . . . more »


'The Voice' finalist has Corinth roots

Reid Umstattd

By L.a. Story Lastory@dailycorinthian.com
His name is Reid Umstattd.
Renowned music artist Adam Levine said Umstattd has a "killer voice" with a "killer range" and "soul for days."
He's competing on NBC's "The Voice" and he has a history with Corinth.
Umstattd visi . . . more »


Qualifying opens for Corinth elections

By Jebb Johnston Jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
The first day of qualifying for Corinth elections was all about familiar faces.
Opening on Friday, the window of opportunity brought most of the incumbent officeholders to City Hall to declare candidacy.
Those who subm . . . more »


CHS cast prepares for 'High School Musical 2'

Staff Photo by L.A. Story

The lead characters for the CHS production of "High School Musical 2: Onstage!" are an enthusiastic ensemble. CHS theater teacher Kelly Treadway said it is a show they have all "really wanted to perform."

By L.a. Story Lastory@dailycorinthian.com
Wildcat spirit is high as the Corinth High School cast of "High School Musical 2: Onstage!" gets ready for opening night.
A cast of around 50 students will take to the stage as Corinth High School is set to present "High Sc . . . more »


Wreck sends one to hospital

Staff photo by Zack Steen

By Zack Steen


A motorcycle versus a vehicle wreck during the lunch hour on Thursday sent one person to an area hospital.

Corinth Police Department Sgt. Chad Harville said the wreck happened on U.S. Highway 72 when a Chevrolet HHR . . . more »


KHS students do well at competition

Kossuth High School students recently won big at both regional and state Science fair competitions.

By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
A group of Kossuth students are loving Science even more after winning big at a recent state competition.
Six Kossuth High School students walked away with awards following the Mississippi State Science and Engineering Fair . . . more »


Junior Auxiliary celebrates continued community support

Members of Junior Auxiliary of Corinth volunteered at Corinth Middle School recently. Members celebrated National JA Week earlier this month.

By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Local Junior Auxiliary members were out and about last week thanking the community for their continued support.
The Corinth chapter celebrated National JA Week earlier this month, a annual celebration time to thank the commu . . . more »


Spill shuts down highway

A spill blocked both westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 72 on Monday. Find out more details in Tuesday's Daily Corinthian print and online editions. . . . more »


37 years and still running

Corinth's premier foot race, the Coke 10K, will celebrate 37 years on Saturday, May 5.

By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
The "Coke 10K" is less than 30 days away and registrations have begun rolling in.
Officially called the Corinth Coca Cola Classic 10K, the local premier foot race will celebrate 37 years on Saturday, May 5. The 6.2 mile run . . . more »


Glen mayor remembered for life of service

Danny Beavers

By L.a. Story Lastory@dailycorinthian.com
GLEN -- He wore many hats throughout his life, but even after retiring from a law enforcement career, Danny Beavers continued a life of service.
Glen Mayor Danny Beavers, 62, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Magnolia Region . . . more »


Body found in creek

By L.a. Story Lastory@dailycorinthian.com
TISHOMINGO COUNTY -- Efforts are under way to identify a body found floating in Rhodes Branch Wednesday afternoon.
The man was found floating face down in the branch alongside Tishomingo County Road 180 (Mt. Gilead Road), a . . . more »


U.S. senator spends Tuesday evening in Corinth

Staff photo by Zack Steen

Medical Plaza owner Rick Quinn shows U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker around the Alcorn Drive pharmacy.

By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker spent Tuesday night in Corinth.
Away from the nation's Capitol and in the middle of a scheduled congressional state work period, the Republican lawmaker briefly met with supporters and visited with . . . more »