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Ag tour highlights inside look at PCA paper mill



By Jebb Johnston
Daily Corinthian
An inside look at the paper mill and a talk by Commissioner of Agriculture & Commerce Andy Gipson will highlight the 2019 Agriculture & Forestry Tour and Awards Banquet.

The Alliance event is set for Tuesday, and RSVPs are req . . . more »

   

Tenn. most wanted suspects arrested in Corinth



A tip to law enforcement led to the arrest of two of Tennessee's most wanted in Alcorn County early Friday.
Rodney Eugene Wilson, 24, and Shelby Potts, 20, both of Paris, Tenn., were arrested in the industrial park area off South Fulton Drive, according to Sheriff . . . more »

   

Firefighters search for clues in massive fire's cause

Firefighters will return Saturday for the scene of the Wednesday afternoon massive structure fire at Biggersville to search for clues as to what may have caused the blaze.

Staff photo by Mark Boehler

By Mark Boehler
Daily Corinthian
BIGGERSVILLE — In a bit of "evil irony", this week's massive structure fire in Alcorn County came during Fire Prevention Week.

Biggersville Fire and Rescue Chief Jonathan Rider and fellow firefighers were busy talking to schoo . . . more »

   

FD's battle large barn fire at Biggersville

Flames engulf a barn on County Road 528.

Staff photo by Mark Boehler

Several county fire departments were on the scene of a large fire at a structure described as a barn on County Road 528 at Biggersville at 2 p.m. Wednesday. It is located off of County Road 513.
Volunteer firefighters from Biggersville, Southwest, Glen, Kossuth an . . . more »

   

October is Breast Cancer Awareness



By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Corinth's local hospital is doing their part to increase awareness of the disease.
In addition to a month long discount on mammograms, offered through Magnolia Regional Health Cen . . . more »

   

Grisham says position should represent the people

Grisham



By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
(The Daily Corinthian is presenting profiles of Alcorn and Tishomingo County candidates ahead of the Nov. 5 general election.)
In his run at the Justice Court Judge Post 1 seat, 47-year-old lifelong Alcorn County resident Ch . . . more »

   

Honor of instructor

Staff photo by Brant Sappington

Family and friends of the late Gayle T. Davis, along with Northeast Mississippi Community College officials and other dignitaries, gathered Tuesday for the official dedication of Gayle T. Davis Hall which will house the school's diesel mechanics and commercial truck driving programs.



The latest addition to Northeast Mississippi Community College's Booneville facilities was named Tuesday in honor of a longtime instructor who helped countless students begin rewarding careers.
The college officially unveiled Gayle T. Davis Hall Tuesday in the form . . . more »

   

Northeast dedicates transportation facility in honor of longtime instructor

Family and friends of the late Gayle T. Davis join officials with Northeast Mississippi Community College on Tuesday for the dedication of the transportation facility.

Staff photo by Brant Sappington

By Brant Sappington
Daily Corinthian
The latest addition to Northeast Mississippi Community College's Booneville facilities was named Tuesday in honor of a longtime instructor who helped countless students begin rewarding careers.

The college officially unveil . . . more »

   

Mother's volunteer work strives to improve lives of other people

Photo compliments of Steve Beavers

Melanie Rowland shows some items in the silent auction for the "Dolly and Me Spa Day" set for 1-4 p.m. on Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Selmer, Tenn. All proceeds benefit the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse.



By Rebecca Lewis For The Daily Corinthian
Every community has dedicated people who give their time and money to improve the lives of others.
The reasons for their service vary. Some give without thought because they have been blessed and want to share those blessin . . . more »

   

Tourism board gets 2 new members

By Jebb Johnston Jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Two new members are set to join the tourism board following appointments made by the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors Monday morning.
The board selected Nickey Shaw for the county-appointed seat on the Corinth Area C . . . more »

   

State representative hosts 'Get Out and Vote' rally at Mineral Springs Park

By Gabby Boyd Gboyd@dailycorinthian.com
IUKA -- With the general election less than a month away, State Rep. Bubba Carpenter is encouraging people to "Get Out and Vote."
This is the theme of the new rally set for Thursday at Mineral Springs Park. The free event is . . . more »

   

Chief scam alert: 'Don't fall for this'

By Jebb Johnston Jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
If $450 sounds too good to be true as payment for a little bit of secret shopping, that's because it is.
Police Chief Ralph Dance has received reports in the last few days of local residents receiving in the mail a var . . . more »

   

Mother's volunteer work strives to improve lives of others

Melanie Rowland shows items in the silent auction for the "Dolly and Me Spa Day" set for 1-4 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Selmer, Tenn. All proceeds will benefit the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse.

Photo compliments of Steve Beavers

By Rebecca Lewis
For the Daily Corinthian
Every community has dedicated people who give their time and money to improve the lives of others.

The reasons for their service vary. Some give without thought because they have been blessed and want to share those bl . . . more »

   

'Whittling on the Square': Downtown Corinth event celebrates old tradition

Glen resident Rodney Smith is "Whittling on the Square" in front of the Alcorn County Courthouse on Saturday.

Staff photo by Gabby Boyd

By Gabby Boyd
The Daily Corinthian
The Alcorn County Courthouse in downtown Corinth went back in time on Saturday to celebrate an old tradition.

And it was all for a good cause.

"Whittling on the Square" featured live music, an antique car show and vendors . . . more »

   

Sheriff's office investigates possible school threat



The Alcorn County Sheriff's Department increased its presence at the Alcorn Central school campus on Friday in response to a possible threat situation.
The school administration was notified of a possible threat involved the high school, but precautions were taken . . . more »