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Facing budget cuts, city schools will reduce staff
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth School District will trim an unspecified number of staff members for the 2017-2018 school year as a result of state budget cuts and possible federal cuts. The board of trustees approved...
Rebel Road Trip rolls through
by Zack Steen
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of Rebel faithful gathered Monday night as the Rebel Road Trip rolled into Corinth. It was the group’s fourth stop on their sixth annual tour presented by BancorpSouth. Corinth has been fe...
Sheriff's office hosts drug take back day
by Mark Boehler
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Have any expired prescription drugs lying around the house? Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell has the answer on how to properly dispose of them. As part of the Drug Enforcement Agency's National D...
Relay for Life ready with weather backup plan
by L.A. Story
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Even bad weather will not deter warriors who want to battle cancer. Alcorn County Relay for Life event chair Lanell Coln announced that there will be a backup location in the case of inclement weat...
Home and garden show returns
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The blooming spring colors of the gardens at the Frazier home will be one of the centerpieces of the 9th Annual Home & Garden Show. Two days of events on May 19 and 20 benefitting the restoration o...
Junior leadership hosts day of fun
by L.A. Story
Apr 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Fresh air and outdoor fun is what the children of the community can expect this Saturday at Bishop Park. Junior Leadership Alcorn is hosting a community day where children in the area can come for ...
Citizens can help shape town's future
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 23, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth residents can help shape the city’s path for the next couple of decades as the Envision Corinth 2040 planning process invites public input. The first public meeting, set for Thursday, April...
Prentiss County reports no major damage
by Mark Boehler
Apr 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Two more tornado warnings were issued Saturday afternoon, the first for Prentiss County at 2:43 p.m. and a second for south Tishomingo County at 2:56 p.m. In both cases there were r...
Walk for Life —Prayers: 'Here Comes the Sun'
by L.A. Story
Apr 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
It appears prayers were answered when a break in the clouds allowed the sun to peek through for the annual Walk for Life. Retiring Oasis Medical Center Executive Director Martha Jobe could be heard...
Corinth native earns education's top honor
by Zack Steen
Apr 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
As a young girl she often “played school” with her Barbie dolls. Soon she would follow in her mother’s footsteps and grow up to be recognized as one of Mississippi’s top educators. Corinth native J...
Talking education: Superintendent shares challenges, opportunities facing Corinth district
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
While Corinth schools continue to roll out innovative ways to prepare students for the future, the district faces the challenge of doing so with less funding. Superintendent Lee Childress talked ab...
Farmington hosts relic hunt sequel
by L.A. Story
Apr 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — Success breeds success. At least that is what the mayor and the City of Farmington board of aldermen hope for with one more relic hunt. During the most recent meeting of the Farmington...
Large crowd enjoys Spring Fling event
by L.A. Story
Apr 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A long line formed early awaiting the 2017 Spring Fling Connector Event and event organizer Tom Chartres couldn’t be happier with the turnout. The annual Spring Fling took place Wednesday at the Mi...
Man dies in wreck in Corinth
by Mark Boehler
Apr 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A 29-year-old Corinth man was killed in the early morning hours on Friday in a one-vehicle traffic accident in the Corinth city limits. Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance told the Daily Corinthian th...
Skeletal remains identified
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
DNA results from the Mississippi Crime Lab have identified the skeletal remains found in a wooded area on County Road 510 early this year as Ellen Teressa Coughlin. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said she wa...
Color run promotes awareness for autism
by Zack Steen
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The color will soon fly again. The annual Austin’s Shoes Reconnect 4 Autism Color Run 5K returns to Corinth next weekend for the third edition of the awareness fundraiser. In the last two years, mo...
MRHC reaches out with sports physicals
by Zack Steen
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Teamwork is important in school sports, and Magnolia Regional Health Center wants local students to know they want to be a part of the team. The local hospital's Sports Medicine department will aga...
Derby party returns at Verandah-Curlee House
by Jebb Johnston
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Seersucker and bowties, sundresses and hats will be the look of the day on the grounds of the Verandah-Curlee House for this year’s derby party. It’s set for 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, as a...
18-wheelers collide on U.S. 72
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A wreck involving two 18-wheelers sent one to the hospital and slowed traffic during the early morning hours on Wednesday. Corinth Police responded to the wreck on U.S. Highway 72 and KC Parkway ar...
MDOC facility seeks correctional officers
by Zack Steen
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Locals looking to to start a career in law enforcement have a great opportunity. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said he’s looking for a few good men and women to work as correctional officers a...