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Firefighters respond to small roof fire at Kimberly-Clark
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Kimberly-Clark is cleaning up after a fire that apparently resulted from roof work. Four Corinth and three Farmington trucks responded to the fire, which was reported at 10:44 p.m. Tuesday at the K...
Man bites police officer; faces felony assault charge
by Mark Boehler
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A 23-year-old Corinth man faces a felony assault charge after he bit the arm of a Corinth police officer. Corinth Police Department Detective Del Green identified the suspect as Anthony Brooks of H...
Board recommends sign approval
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Adjustment is recommending approval of a variance for a pole-mounted business sign on South Harper Road for Little’s Jewelers. A variance is needed because it will be a second ...
Uprooted tree knocks out service
by Staff Reports
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
An uprooted tree in Crossroads Regional Park knocked out service for countless AT&T customers. AT&T workers were busy repairing lines along Parkway on Wednesday. “It happened some time last night o...
FBC to host Community Fourth of July Celebration
by Steve Beavers
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON – A local church is planning an even bigger spectacle and the community is invited. The “Farmington Community July 4th Celebration” – hosted by Farmington Baptist Church – is set for 6 p...
People of the Crossroads: Beth James, Iuka
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“I love coaching cheer – everything about it,” said Beth James, early childhood education teacher and cheer coach for the Tishomingo County School District. “I try to be a good role model for the s...
Several arrested in drug probe
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Narcotics Unit made four arrests stemming from investigation of alleged drug activity. Those charged are: • James Nicholas Wilburn, 39, of Rienzi, possession of methamphetamine • Kenji ...
Students enjoy summer fun
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Kossuth and Alcorn Central elementary school students recently had fun at the Alcorn School District’s Summer Fun Camps. Students participated in Science experiments, art and physical education act...
Jacinto set for July 4 festival
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
While the Jacinto Festival often hangs its hat on notoriety for political speaking, this off-year for local politics will find more emphasis on the pleasures of a small-town festival. The Jacinto C...
Kindergartners fare well on assessment
by Zack Steen
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Local kindergarteners are ready to enter the first grade, according to the latest round of test results from the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment and Mississippi STAR Early Literacy exam. Average ...
Easom hosts Gatsby gala
by Kimberly Shelton
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Borrowing a page from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “ The Great Gatsby,” the Easom Outreach Foundation’s latest event promises to be the “bee’s knees.” A swanky shindig loaded with dancing, music and delec...
People of the Crossroads — Olivia Bobo
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Tishomingo County High School drum major Olivia Bobo has been devoted to the band since fifth grade. Now a senior, Bobo played the saxophone until her junior year when she tried out for drum major ...
Hardin County man drowns on Pickwick Lake
Jun 28, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
BRUTON BRANCH, Tenn. – The second drowning of the year on Pickwick Lake happened this past weekend and claimed the life of a 74-year-old man from Bruton Branch. Charles Coln was moving his waverunn...
Defendants enter pleas in circuit court
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A number of individuals entered guilty pleas last week in Alcorn County Circuit Court. As a new term begins, the court held plea and revocation days on Wednesday and Thursday. Sentences handed down...
Slugburger shirts arrive
by Zack Steen
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2016 Slugburger Festival t-shirts arrived last week, and Main Street Director Brent Johnson says it’s the best design in years. “It’s a fun watercolor design that’s actually based on a real pho...
Water main break closes North Shiloh
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers with Corinth Gas & Water faced stormy conditions as they fixed a water main break on North Shiloh Road Monday afternoon. The blown water main near the Henderson Road intersection forced the...
People of the Crossroads — Cody Daniel
by Zack Steen
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Cody Daniel is settling in nicely as head librarian at the Corinth Library. Daniel took over the position in January after three years as assistant librarian. “I really like helping a broad range o...
Hardin chamber director finds perfect job at home
by Carol Humphreys
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
SAVANNAH, Tenn. — The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce’s new executive director, Marilee Harrison, is most definitely a “people” person. As a young girl she often greeted and engaged in conversati...
Corinthian gets seven press awards
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Daily Corinthian has been named one of the best small daily newspapers in the state. The DC collected seven awards at the 2015 Better Newspaper Contest on June 25 in Biloxi. Award winners were ...
Combined bus routes will save money
by Zack Steen
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn School District will save around $38,000 by combining three bus routes. Director of Transportation Gary Johnson said he was able to combine three routes and still keep the route under on...