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School could benefit from BP money

By L.a. Story

BP settlement money may be going to help out the Alcorn School District.

During the regular meeting of the Farmington Mayor and Board of Aldermen, the aldermen agreed to meet with the Alcorn School District Board of Education to discuss the poss . . . more »


County eyes sale of incubator building

By Jebb Johnston


After recently taking full ownership of the building housing the Corinth branch of the Northeast Mississippi Business Incubation System, the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors is considering putting the building . . . more »


Outstanding athlete chosen as CHS 2018 Distinguished Alumnus

The Corinth High School Alumni Association will honor Larry Dorsey (Class of 1971) on Friday night at the Corinth football game.

Larry Dorsey has seen many honors in football and even played in the NFL.

The irony is that his first interest was in playing trombone in the school band rather than playing football.

The Corinth High School Alumni Association will honor Larry Dorsey (CHS Cla . . . more »


End of an Era: Iconic downtown restaurant set to close

Martha's Menu owner Keith Wilkins and waitress Kristie Johnson enjoy a laugh with customers.

One did not have to be a regular this past week at Martha's Menu to see that something significant was going on.

After finishing a meal at the iconic establishment on Wednesday, one customer found the owner and chatted for a while. After his conversation with th . . . more »


Ambulance crashes while responding to call

An ambulance was involved in a crash while responding to a call just after 1 p.m. Friday.

The wreck occurred at the intersection of Fulton Drive and U.S. Highway 72 when a Nissan Maxima collided with an ambulance.

Initial information provided by Corinth Polic . . . more »


Career Connections: Juniors, seniors wade those future waters

There were 60-70 exhibitors, teachers and about 20 volunteers at the College and Career Fair on Thursday.

Staff photo by L.A. Story

By L.a. Story
Daily Corinthian
About 800 junior and senior high school students from Corinth and Alcorn County schools got a chance to wade into the waters of their future careers.

The Interactive College and Career Fair was held Thursday at the Crossroads Are . . . more »


MRHC Inpatient Dialysis Unit celebrates 1-year anniversary

Dr. Greg Hale provides care to a dialysis patient in the new unit at MRHC.

CORINTH -- Magnolia Regional Health Center recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Inpatient Dialysis Unit within the hospital.
The unit and staff, which began treating patients in August last year, has proven to be a valuable asset to the community and . . . more »


Great memories linger around Alcorn County Courthouse

Corinth's centennial parade, including a group from Farmington, goes by court square.

By Jebb Johnston
Daily Corinthian
Whittlers lined up on the bench out front, Elvis Presley singing in the courtroom and eager couples looking to get married are among the memories and stories stirred by the Alcorn County Courthouse.

Organizers of the 100th ann . . . more »


Community remembers 9-11

National Park Service Ranger Tom Berryhill places a small flag at the base of the large flag pole on Tuesday at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center as part of the 9-11 Observance.

Staff photo by L.A. Story

By L.a. Story
Daily Corinthian
t's been 17 years but there were quiet honors everywhere in remembrance of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Tiny flags tossed in the breeze beneath the large flagpole at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center where the co . . . more »


Oakland Baptist Church hosts 'The Compassion Journey'

From hauling water to sleeping on a mat on the floor, visitors to 'The Compassion Journey' will get to follow the life of a child from a third world country.

By L.a. Story
Daily Corinthian
One good way to appreciate one's blessings is to walk in the footsteps of someone far less fortunate.

This weekend will provide area residents the opportunity to do just that — see what daily life is like for someone living in a . . . more »


Alcorn Central campus sees major renovations

ACHS Principal Brandon Quinn shows off new lighting and paint in the school's gym.

Staff photo by Zack Steen

By Zack Steen
Daily Corinthian
GLEN — A lot is happening on the campus of Alcorn Central.

Among the major renovation and construction projects currently taking place are the new addition of classrooms in the elementary school and a facelift in several areas of . . . more »