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Rienzi considers law enforcement need
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
RIENZI — Alcorn County’s southernmost municipality is looking for a way to give its residents the security of a law enforcement presence. The lack of a town marshal gives Trevor Williams pause as h...
Sales tax issue dead for now
by Zack Steen
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth’s push to increase local sales tax has hit a roadblock. District 1 Rep. Lester “Bubba” Carpenter (R-Alcorn, Tishomingo) said the campaign spearheaded by Corinth Mayor Tommy Irwin to raise C...
County school board acts on staffing
by Zack Steen
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The board members of the Alcorn School District approved several retirements and resignations this week. Alcorn Central High School teacher Dianne Houston will retire effective June 30. Kossuth Hig...
Music club hosts ballet performance
by Kimberly Shelton
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Ending on a high note, the Corinth Music Club will present its final Mid-Morning Performance of the season at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the newly renovated sanctuary of First United Methodist Church. ...
Trike-a-thon supports St. Jude
by Steve Beavers
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
WHEELER GROVE – The threat of rain had no bearing on a group of children intent on pedaling to end cancer. Over 40 children of the Wheeler Grove Learning Center took their rides indoors to raise mo...
Shooting victim remains in critical condition
by Zack Steen
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man remains hospitalized in critical condition from a gunshot wound while police continue the search for his shooter. Thomas Rogers, 25, of 701 Crater Street, was shot around 5:30 p.m. We...
Man pleads guilty to false pretense
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County Circuit Court completed the March-April term last week with numerous guilty pleas going on the record. Among the term's defendants was Ahmad Fryar of Ripley, who pleaded guilty to two...
Veteran always assisted other vets
by Steve Beavers
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Colonel James "Jim" Howard Weaver was "Army Strong" long before the military branch adopted the recruiting slogan. The retired United States Army veteran served his country for over 26 years. Weave...
E911 dispatchers make sacrifices to help others
by Steve Beavers
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Lilly Melson never knows what to expect when she comes to work. Neither do her fellow E911 dispatchers. The life of an E911 dispatcher is one of being ready for anything which might happen during a...
Muddy Run features 20 challenges
by Zack Steen
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Annie Richardson has been watching the weather forecast all week. As co-chair of the 2nd annual Muddy Warrior Run fundraiser, she is hoping sun will shine on the one-mile outdoor course on Saturday...
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