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Locals plan day of prayer observance
by Steve Beavers
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
“When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.” – Psalm 34:17 The 65th Annual National Day of Prayer is taking a patriotic approach on Thursday at the...
MDOC makes delayed payments; county still short
by Jebb Johnston
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Department of Corrections recently caught up on some delayed monthly reimbursements to Alcorn County totaling about $1 million. Last week, the county received payments for November ...
Blitz calls for railroad safety
by Zack Steen
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
See tracks? Think train. Norfolk Southern employees were present at two downtown Corinth railroad crossings last week asking the public to watch out for oncoming trains. As part of a new Operation ...
Bascomb named veterans service officer
by Jebb Johnston
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors tapped a new leader for the veterans service office. Jill Bascomb, who has worked with the office on a part-time basis, got the nod Monday to move into the ro...
Welcome Center hosts travel appreciation
by Kimberly Shelton
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Continuing their celebration of National Tourism Week, the Alcorn County Welcome Center will host their annual National Tourists/Travel Appreciation Day from noon until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4. ...
Bags bring tears of joy from patients
by Kimberly Shelton
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Bringing joy to others, local churches and businesses have come together to create gift bags for those currently undergoing chemotherapy treatments at Corinth's West Clinic. Filled with reading mat...
Severe storm hits McNairy County
by Jeff York
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
SELMER, Tenn. -- A Sunday afternoon severe thunderstorm left damage across a path in Selmer. The National Weather Service called the storm a microburst with straight line winds of 75 miles per hour...
People of the Crossroads — Johnny Southward
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Johnny Southward is working to make Iuka a better place to live. Currently in his 11th year as a city alderman, Southward is dedicated to promoting the city where he was born. “I have no greater pa...
West Clinic receives gift bags for chemo patients
by Kimberly Shelton
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Bringing joy to others, local churches and businesses have come together to create gift bags for those currently undergoing chemotherapy treatments at Corinth's West Clinic. Filled with reading mat...
Selmer hit hard by flooding, wind
by Zack Steen
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
SELMER, Tenn. -- Parts of McNairy County was hit hard Sunday afternoon after a line of strong thunderstorms passed. Flooding was reported throughout the county and several people had to be recused ...
Effort encourages train safety
by Zack Steen
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
See tracks? Think train. Norfolk Southern employees were present at two downtown Corinth railroad crossings last week asking the public to watch out for oncoming trains. As part of a new Operation ...
Equipment issue delays new traffic signals
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
An equipment problem has delayed activation of the new traffic signals at South Parkway and U.S. Highway 72. The lights had been expected to be in operation by this week. “The wireless signaling de...
Parent spearheads school district advisory council
by Zack Steen
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
BIGGERSVILLE – More than a dozen parents and school staffers gathered inside the Biggersville school cafeteria on Thursday night to learn about the creation of Alcorn County’s first P16 Parent Advi...
Historic flag returns home
by Steve Beavers
Apr 30, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The 11th Mississippi Infantry Regimental Flag has returned home. The flag is set to be formally donated to Shiloh National Military Park during a Wednesday, May 4 ceremony at the Corinth Civil War ...
Derby party returns to Verandah-Curlee House
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Derby day bowties and hats are coming back to the Verandah-Curlee House. For the first time since 2007, the grounds will host a derby party for the viewing of the Kentucky Derby. It’s set for 4 to ...
Author shares story of faith
by Kimberly Shelton
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“I cross-stitched a ‘Count it all Joy’ plaque for my bedroom, using yarn to match the colors of the walls and fabric. When it was framed and ready to hang on the bedroom wall, I couldn't do it. God...
People of the Crossroads — Shiela Duncan
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A diehard Biggersville Lion, teacher Shiela Duncan has taught English and Spanish at the school for 12 years. “I love to see kids be successful in their studies,” she said. “I try to be very involv...
Color Run Fun
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos by Keith Jackson Crossroads Regional Park was filled with color Saturday as Reconnect 4 Autism held their second annual Color Run 5K. The event raised funds for the all volunteer organizatio...
Police file manslaughter charge in shooting
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Police charged a Corinth man with manslaughter on Friday in connection with the Tuesday night shooting death of Deondre Simmons. Corinth Police Department Capt. Dell Green said Darius Gaines, 21, o...
Student faces felony weapon charge
by Steve Beavers
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A high school student has been charged a day after bringing a weapon to school. Zerek Hurd, 18, of Washington Street, was charged by the Corinth Police Department with felony possession of a weapon...