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AMEN Food Pantry has been filling a need for 25 years

AMEN Food Pantry Facilitator John Cooper prepares food for distribution.

Staff photo by Brant Sappington

By Brant Sappington
Daily Corinthian
(This is part of a continuing series sharing the stories of programs, clubs and organizations in the community working to help others.)

While many families in Alcorn County will gather Thursday around tables filled with foo . . . more »


Hearing set on long-range plan

The vision for future development in Corinth is up for public comment.

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen will have a public hearing on the Envision Corinth 2040 long-range plan during the next regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Bob Barber, partner with Orion Plann . . . more »


Leroy Worsham turns 100

Larry Mangus was one of hundreds of people who turned out Wednesday afternoon for the celebration of the life of Leroy Worsham at the Coca-Cola Museum. The World War II veteran, longtime Corinth resident and beloved community member is celebrating his 100th birthday. Coca-Cola of Corinth hosted the reception. For the complete story about Leroy Worsham, see the Thursday Daily Corinthian print and online editions. Subscribe to the E-Edition today for just $7.95/month at https://bit.ly/2Dkwr7x!.

Photo by Mark Boehler

Capital murder suspect released from jail

Associated Press

The suspect charged with capital murder in the shooting of an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper has been released from jail.

Attorneys for 43-year-old Troy Anthony Eaton of Rienzi said their client was released Friday shortly after . . . more »


American Legion Post #6 postpones Corinth/Alcorn County Veteran's Day Parade

Heavy rainfall Monday morning has postponed the Corinth/Alcorn County Veteran's Day Parade.
Set for 10 a.m., a later day will soon be announced, American Legion Post #6 spokesperson Bobby McDaniel told the Daily Corinthian early Monday morning.
With Veteran's Day . . . more »


Walking trail improvement project marks opening

John Peebles of the Corinth Lions Club presents a plaque to Steve Little in recognition of Little's commitment to making accessibility improvements to the walking track at Crossroads Regional Park.

Staff photo by Jebb Johnston

As a lone jogger braved the breezy 35-degree morning, local Lions and partners in the park walking trail project gathered Saturday to cut the ceremonial ribbon.

It's a project that was the idea of Steve Little, who received a plaque recognizing his commitment to . . . more »


Head-on collision claims woman's life

By Jebb Johnston
Daily Corinthian
A head-on highway crash in Alcorn County claimed the life of a Walnut woman Wednesday night.

Coroner Jay Jones identified the wreck victim as Haley Wilbanks, 25.

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 72 in the . . . more »


City employee charged with embezzlement


A Booneville city employee is being held on a $250,000 bond after being accused of embezzlement.
Mitzi Gale Stennett, 47, of Booneville was arrested Wednesday by the Prentiss County Sheriff's Department and charged with embezzlement. Bond was set at $250,000 by Ju . . . more »


State Trooper involved in wreck

By Zack Steen


A Mississippi Highway Patrol State Trooper was involved in a two vehicle wreck in Tishomingo County on Tuesday afternoon.

The wreck happened on U.S. Highway 72 near Eastport Street in Burnsville around 5 p.m. when a . . . more »



17 of 17 precincts

David Baria (D) -- 1597
Roger Wicker (R)(inc.) -- 7586
Danny Bedwell (L) -- 162
Shawn O'Hara (Reform) -- 47
Tobey Bernard Bartee -- 105
Mike Espy . . . more »


Three races heading to runoff

By Zack Steen


Local voters will head back to the poles in two weeks for a runoff election in three district and state races.

Appearing on the ballot on Nov. 27 will include a runoff for the Senate Special Election race and both j . . . more »


Alcorn Advancement: Teachers, students to get devices

Alcorn School District Board Member Daniel Cooper uses an iPad and Apple Pencil during a recent school board meeting. County high school teachers will receive this new technology next month, while each student should receive a iPad and keyboard in August 2019.

Staff photo by Zack Steen

By Zack Steen


Technology in the Alcorn School District is about to reach new heights.

The Board of Education approved implementing Phase One of an 1:1 device iPad Education Initiative that will place iPads in the hands of teacher . . . more »


Election should have large voter turnout

By Zack Steen
Daily Corinthian
Tuesday's midterm election is shaping up to be one of the biggest for Alcorn County.

Deputy Circuit Clerk Crystal Starling said the office has received more than 685 absentees so far with one day still left to vote. She said if t . . . more »


Suspect charged in shooting


A suspect accused of shooting man on Young Street Wednesday has been charged with aggravated assault.

Sammie Turnage, 26, turned himself in to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department late Thursday and was brought back to Corinth on Friday where he was formally . . . more »


Museum to pay tribute to soldier though time

World War II reenactors will camp and military vehicles will be on display at the Crossroads Museum on Saturday during their annual Veterans Timeline event.

Staff photo by Mark Boehler

By Mark Boehler


The Crossroads Museum will pay tribute to the American Soldier though time at a weekend event.

The nonprofit museum will host Veterans Timeline on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Corinth Depot.

The event . . . more »


Mother Son Ball set to benefit Havis' Kids

Sean Corbin and Shirley Ratliff enjoy a photo moment at the 2017 Mother Son Ball.

Photo courtesy of Micaela Sanders

By L.a. Story


Tickets are available now for the Havis' Kids Mother Son Ball.

This fundraising party is a great time for mothers and sons to have a special night out together and proceeds go to a good cause.

The Mother Son Bal . . . more »


Hunt investigates mysteries at Crossroads Museum

Amanda Lambert uses the iOvilus app and a K2 EMF Meter while attempting to communicate with the afterlife during the Crossroads Museum Ghost Hunt earlier this month.

Staff photo by Zack Steen

By Jebb Johnson


Seated silently in the dark on the benches inside the old caboose #2994 at the Corinth depot, a small group of willing believers patiently wait for a sign.

A knock, a whisper, a blip on the EMF meter — anything . . . more »


Survivor finalist to teach local youth confidence

Missy Payne, Season 29 "Survivor: San Juan del Sur," Second Runner Up and author of the book, "The Invisible 7: A Survivor's Guide to Awesomeness," will be the keynote speaker at NEMCC's Saturday conference, "Be Confident Out Loud."

By L.a. Story


By L.a. Story


Season 29 "Survivor" finalist Missy Payne will be the speaker at this weekend's conference, "Be Confident Out Loud."

The free conference is presented by Families Firs . . . more »


Shooting will go to grand jury

A shooting Saturday in Alcorn County will go to the grand jury to determine if charges will be filed.

Sheriff Ben Caldwell said a woman was shot in the leg with a shotgun during an apparent altercation at a residence on County Road 210. The shooter was allegedly . . . more »


No change to date for trick or treating

Officials encourage residents to be cautious and remember safety as the Crossroads gets ready for the candy treats and friendly hauntings of All Hallows' Eve.

The observance will take place on Wednesday, as the calendar says. It is a rare occurrence for the city . . . more »


Area offers abundant fall activities

Farmington Mayor Dale Fortenberry will portray Shelby Hammond Curlee (1868-1944) when the Corinth Woolen Mills co-founder steps from the grave this weekend in the third annual Historic Corinth Cemetery Tour at the Corinth City Cemetery.

Photo courtesy of Bill Avery

By L.a. Story


Be on the lookout for small strangely dressed people over the next few days because many Halloween and fall festival activities start tonight.

Local businesses, churches and non-profit organizations are hosting Hal . . . more »