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Bids for street upgrades unsealed
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Cook Coggin Engineers unsealed bids Tuesday for the city’s Meigg Street sidewalk and lighting project. The low bid appears to be favorable for the project to move forward. The engineering firm will...
Project gives sense of accomplishment
by Steve Beavers
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Sharing Hearts had the assembly line going. Participants and volunteers of the non-profit center were working together to help the AMEN Food Pantry. Around 24 hygiene bags were put together during ...
District approves policy changes
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The number of credits required for graduation for incoming Corinth High School students is increasing. It is one of a few policy changes approved last week by the Corinth School District Board of T...
Artist will make a stop at Pizza Grocery
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Bringing his signature sound and honest storytelling, award-winning songwriter Bryan Hayes is coming to Corinth. The Americana artist will make a stop at Pizza Grocery while touring in support of h...
Ex-McNairy educator lands new challenge
by Jeff York
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
MCNAIRY COUNTY — Former McNairy County Assistant Director of Schools Mark Massey has been hired as the Head of Schools for Community Christian Schools in White House. He began his new job July 15. ...
People of the Crossroads – Tess Rouse, Corinth
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
When not running things at The Hole Dozen, she’s chasing her six-year-old son, Coleman. Tess Rouse leads a busy life as the owner and manager of the Shiloh Road donut shop. “We love the baking busi...
Back to School: House system a huge success for Corinth Middle School
by Zack Steen
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth Middle School is creating a new culture of positivity and praise. With lessons learned at Atlanta’s highly acclaimed Ron Clark Academy, CMS Principal Nathan Hall and teacher Beth Mitchell a...
Indictment made in homicide case
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Selmer man accused in connection to the homicide of a Shiloh man earlier this year. At the request of 24t...
A sacred find: Corinth man searches for POW's family
by Steve Beavers
Jul 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man found an unusual item while metal detecting over the weekend. Veteran Bobby McDaniel found a POW bracelet about six inches underground while hunting in a yard near the Kimberly-Clark ...
County school board examines transfers
by Zack Steen
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Changes are coming for the way student transfers are handled for those wanting to be released from the Alcorn County school system. During a special called Alcorn School District meeting this week,...
UBS sets 'Corinth Cares' blood drive
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to restock dwindling supplies, United Blood Services will present a community blood drive on Thursday. Slated to be held from 2 to 7 p.m. in the exhibit hall of the Mississippi State A...
Biggersville schools set orientation dates
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Biggersville High and Elementary Schools are looking forward to new beginnings. The high school will begin its 2016-17 school year with several changes to the faculty and staff. Additions will incl...
People of the Crossroads — Liz Mincey
Jul 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Liz Mincey is just trying to stay involved in her son’s school. The substitute teacher and stay-at-home mom rarely misses a meeting of the Alcorn School District Board of Education. “I want to be a...
Three schools welcome new principals
by Zack Steen
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Three schools in Alcorn County will see new principals at the helm when the school year kicks off in early August. With the retirement of long-time Kossuth Elementary School Principal Joe Horton, a...
Mother seeks ban of caffeine pills
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A grieving mother made a tearful plea to the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors to pass an ordinance banning the sale of caffeine pills and powders to children under 18. Jennifer Westmoreland of Wa...
Horticulture team wins state
by Steve Beavers
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A quartet of high school students know their fruits and vegetables. And everything else dealing with horticulture. The Alcorn County Horticulture Judging Team proved their knowledge by winning the ...
Texas college asks KHS to change logo
by Zack Steen
Jul 25, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
KOSSUTH – The long time Kossuth Aggies steer logo will slowly start to change. The University of Texas sent the Alcorn School District a letter last week concerning the use of the logo. The tradema...
City says goodbye to street commissioner
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave a warm farewell to the city’s outgoing street commissioner, Philip Verdung. His final day on the job was the same day as the board’s regular meeting las...
People of the Crossroads — Jay Jones
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Jay Jones can usually be found wearing a coat and tie, but not at the Green Market. The 47-year-old is wearing T-shirt and shorts as owner of Jaybirds Shaved Ice, a business he operates with the he...
Guild celebrates with trunk show
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Peggy Morrison with the Cross City Piecemakers Quilt Guild holds up one of the quilts displayed at the group’s trunk show. Patti Sandage was in charge of the event as the guild celebrated its 11th ...