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Officials address park field rumors
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Crossroads Regional Park Director Ray Holloway is playing some defense. As the park expansion nears completion, talk is circulating that the new ball fields do not meet certain specifications that ...
County repairs CR 306
by Bobby J. Smith
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County Road 306 is “Pot Hole Road” no longer. District Two Supervisor James Voyles and his crew recently completed repairs on the notoriously bumpy stretch of rural roadway. Work on County R...
Corinth leaders work on budget
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth leaders are planning to keep the property tax rate level as the budget for the upcoming fiscal year begins to take shape. A public hearing on Corinth’s proposed budget and tax levy will be ...
People of the Crossroads – Larry Mangus, Corinth
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“I came here to retire, but I’m still figuring on when it’s going to happen,” said Larry Mangus, who moved to Corinth nine years ago, following his retirement from Shawnee State University in Ports...
Downed tree causes fatal wreck
by Jeff York
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
CHEWALLA, Tenn. – A Friday afternoon accident claimed the life of a man involved in a one-vehicle wreck caused by a downed tree in the road on Tenn. Hwy. 234 in Chewalla. Robert Briscoe Tillman, 82...
Town can't have beer referendum
by Jeff York
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
RAMER, Tenn. – A plan to have a beer referendum in the Town of Ramer fell through when city commissioners learned it was impossible under Tennessee law. The small McNairy County town commissioners ...
Update: Suspect identified in hit and run of police officer
by Zack Steen
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth police officer is back on duty after he was struck by a vehicle at a safety checkpoint early Sunday. Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance told the Daily Corinthian Officer Ken Walker was invo...
Alcorn County man arrested for attempted murder
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department charged a man with attempted murder and shooting into a dwelling following an incident in the southwest part of the county. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said Billy Wa...
KHS class enlightened on politics
by Kimberly Shelton
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
“A vote is like a rifle, its usefulness depends upon the character or the user.” – Theodore Roosevelt Educating the next generation of voters, one teacher is going above and beyond to inform her st...
Person of interest released in Northeast shooting
by Brant Sappington
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A person of interest initially arrested in the shooting of a Northeast Mississippi Community College student has been released without being charged in the case. The investigation into the shooting...
County sets budget public hearing
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
County supervisors made the final allocation decisions for the proposed budget on Monday and scheduled the public hearing. With a proposed tax increase of 5.21 mills, the budget and tax levy will g...
People of the Crossroads: Mike Davis, Dennis
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Mike Davis is living proof that sometimes you get a second chance. At age 39, after years of working in area factories, Davis went back to school to earn a degree in Radiology at Northeast Mississi...
Update: Northeast shooting remains under investigation
by Brant Sappington
Aug 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A person of interest initially arrested in the shooting of a Northeast Mississippi Community College student has been released without being charged in the case. The investigation into the shooting...
4 seek school board
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
At the midpoint of qualifying for three seats on the county school board, four candidates have jumped into the races. Those who have turned in papers are April Smith Burns, district 1; Brandon L. J...
Saving a landmark: KES auditorium has new life
by Bobby J. Smith
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
KOSSUTH — The Kossuth community is celebrating a new lease on life for the historic 1936 elementary school auditorium. The building’s future looked anything but rosy back in 2010 when a negative re...
Constables complete training, earn certification
by Bobby J. Smith
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County’s two first-term constables have recently completed their certification training and are ready to serve the community. Constables Johnny Butler and Wayne Duncan completed their certif...
Coaching legend gains hall of fame honors
by Zack Steen
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth native and Gulf Coast sports legend Ronnie Farris will be honored on Sunday when he is inducted into the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame. “I grew up a Corinth Warrior playing football, baseball ...
People of the Crossroads - Christy Burns
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff photo by Zack Steen The face of all things Corinth tourism, Christy Burns has been the executive director of the Corinth Area Convention and Visiter’s Bureau for more than three years. “Getti...
Alcorn Central seeks more involvement from community
by Brant Sappington
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Golden Bears are asking local golfers to hit the links for a good cause. Hillandale Golf Course will play host to a golf tournament next month in support of improvement efforts at Alcorn Centra...
Display features items from Union soldier
by Bobby J. Smith
Aug 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center has a new exhibit that focuses on a lesser-known chapter in the War Between the States. Local Civil War historian and collector Larry Mangus has loaned the...