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The Immense Power of Prayer

The Lighthouse Foundation founding director Bro. Donald Patterson shares his experiences during the early days of the organization.

By Mark Boehler Editor@dailycorinthian.com
It was a beautiful Saturday in early May, 1995.
After 18 months of long, hard, united efforts across racial and church denomination barriers -- with prayer, prayer and more prayer -- a Corinth faith-based organization was . . . more »


Expansion proceeds at Harper Square Mall

By Jebb Johnston Jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Another round of construction is ramping up at Harper Square as work begins for the ALDI grocery store.
The City of Corinth recently issued a building permit for the project at the shopping center at the corner of Sout . . . more »


Wildlife Tasting Supper offers 'food, fellowship and fun'

By L.a. Story Lastory@dailycorinthian.com
Just how creative are the cooks in the Crossroads area when it comes to wild caught game, fish and fowl?
The gauntlet has been thrown down and it's time to rise to the challenge to see just how tasty and creative the dishes . . . more »


Relay for Life set for kickoff

By L.a. Story Lastory@dailycorinthian.com
It's time get involved as warriors in the fight against cancer.
The 2018 Alcorn County Relay for Life Kickoff meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at Tate Baptist Church in the old fellowship hall, through the ma . . . more »


Event provides food, wine, music for a good cause

By L.a. Story Lastory@dailycorinthian.com
It's hard to beat an opportunity to sit back and enjoy New Orleans cuisine, sip some wine and listen to great jazz music.
Soon, one will be able to participate in all three and all for a good cause.
The Wine & Jazz -- A . . . more »


3 Alcorn representatives vote in favor of funding bill

By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Three Alcorn County lawmakers were among the Mississippi House members who chose the Republican vision of practicality and transparency in education funding Wednesday over Democrats' aims for more money and more equitable tr . . . more »


Lawmakers ask for snow day exemption

By Zack Steen
Legislators are asking for forgiveness on behalf of north Mississippi students.
After winter weather this week caused icy roads and extremely cold temperatures, both Alcorn County and Corinth city schools were forced to call . . . more »


Another arrest made for unlocked vehicle burglaries

By Mark Boehler Editor@dailycorinthian.com
Another arrest has been made by Corinth police for burglaries of unlocked vehicles.
It marked the third arrest in the past month, prompting Det. Del Green to issue another plea.
"We stress to everyone to please lock their . . . more »


Council set to host showcase

By Jebb Johnston Jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
The Crossroads has got talent, and the arts council wants to show it.
Requests for auditions are being accepted now by the Corinth Area Arts Council for "Crossroads Showoff," a showcase for youth singers and instrument . . . more »


Deadline for annual poetry contest 'approaching quickly'

By L.a. Story Lastory@dailycorinthian.com
Celebrating the Mississippi's positives is the theme for this season's Crossroads Poetry Project's annual Poetry Contest.
The theme for this year's contest is about all good things that are Mississippi.
"This year Mississip . . . more »


Community Events

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Artist Guild Sale
The Corinth Art Gallery's "Christmas Gift Headquarters" collection is being held over with a 20 percent discount avai . . . more »


District appoints president

By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
The county school board has a new president and board member.
Votes were cast at the Alcorn School District Board of Education January meeting for officers for 2018.
Board members elected second year board member Ricky Field . . . more »


Man faces arson charge


Staff reports
An Alcorn County man faces charges including arson after threatening the occupants of a county residence.
Joseph D. Crum, 34, of County Road 626, Corinth, was arrested on Sunday. Charged with arson and felony fleeing, Crum had not yet had bond set as . . . more »


Autism coverage extended

Sen. Rita Potts Parks addresses a crowded Capitol on Tuesday.

By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
Mississippi insurance providers have agreed to extend coverage of Autism treatment and diagnosis through age 21.
It's part of a breakthrough new law announced at the state Capitol on Tuesday.
Corinth Sen. Rita Potts Parks jo . . . more »


New formula may mean more money for schools

By Jebb Johnston
Based on early projections, local schools appear to be on track for some increase in funding under a proposed new formula.
It appears the city district would see a larger percentage increase than would the county distr . . . more »


Car, once locally owned, going to famous auction

Photo courtesy of Dennis Collins via Facebook

A 1985 Mustang GT convertible formerly owned by a Farmington couple is set to go across the block at the renowned Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction.

By L.a. Story
When Farmington residents Richie and Margaret Mathis decided to sell their 1985 Mustang, little did they know it would be scheduled to go across the block of a famous car auction.
Margaret Mathis said that she and her husba . . . more »