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County schedules budget hearing
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors scheduled a public hearing on the next fiscal year’s budget as the process nears completion. This week’s meeting saw the board accept the proposed budget whic...
Fundraiser helps service dog efforts
by L.A. Story
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Golfers judging a BBQ competition? What may seem like an unlikely pairing will work in harmony Friday as a fundraiser for Retrieving Freedom Inc. in the organization’s efforts to train service dogs...
'Warriors on Wick' activities make return
by Zack Steen
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a great week to be a Warrior. The Corinth School District will highlight home sporting events with fan related special outings throughout the city on Thursday and Friday. “After such a great r...
Student enrollment 
up in Alcorn schools
by Zack Steen
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It's three weeks into the new school year and enrollment numbers are up. Alcorn School District Superintendent of Education Larry B. Mitchell reported early attendance of 3,287 students in Alcorn C...
Park service calling for volunteers
by Zack Steen
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center is looking for a few good VIPs. The local National Park Service unit of the Shiloh National Military Park wants volunteers to help play the vital stewardsh...
Great American Eclipse in the Crossroads area

by L.A. Story
Aug 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Crossroads area enjoyed the effects of the Great American Eclipse 2017, even if not in the path of totality. Those who watched as much of the process, as Corinthians could observe, got to see f...
Grant supports hazardous waste day disposal event
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is granting $25,000 to support another hazardous waste day disposal event for Alcorn County and Corinth. It is scheduled to be held on Sept. 23 a...
Aldermen to consider two ordinance changes
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A couple of proposed ordinance changes — one affecting sewer connections and one concerning transient vendors — are set to come before the Corinth Board of Aldermen. The two ordinances are expected...
Church offers non-traditional experience
by L.A. Story
Aug 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — Worship doesn’t have to be formal and it doesn’t have to be in a traditional church building. This is the idea behind a new type of worship experience Oakland Baptist Church is offering. Oak...
Anti-monument group does not show
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The likeness of a Confederate soldier quietly overlooking court square for more than 100 years probably got more attention on Friday than it has received since its ceremonial unveiling in August 19...
Law enforcement responds to threat against Confederate monument
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Sheriff Ben Caldwell and Police Chief Ralph Dance say they are responding with an abundance of caution to a threat of vague origins made against the Confederate monument at court square. Word of th...
Arena manager remembers
 country music pioneer
by L.A. Story
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
It seems all of Nashville, Tenn., is mourning the death of Country Music Association pioneer Jo Walker-Meador as she profoundly impacted the Country Music industry, but one Crossroads area native r...
4-H day offers fun,
 food and information
by L.A. Story
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
What goes well with food and fun? Information, of course, and that is the 4-H Club’s specialty. 4-H Promotion Day will take place from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. this Saturday, at the Mississippi Sta...
Corinth will see
 obscured eclipse: Monday's weather forecast
 looks good for rare event
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
For those who will not be in the path of totality when an eclipse darkens the sky on Monday, there are other opportunities to get a glimpse of a rare astronomical event. The view from Corinth will ...
Alderman honors: Officials receive recognition 

by L.A. Story
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — Two aldermen recently completed training from the Mississippi Municipal League and received recognition at the start of the regular monthly meeting of the Farmington Mayor and Board of...
Park Ranger advises 
board of events

by L.A. Story
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Music and history will both come alive at the Civil War Interpretive Center in September. Ashley Berry, supervisory park ranger with the National Park Service, provided an update to the Corinth Are...
City board nixes shopping center sign request
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen narrowly rejected a variance request on Tuesday for a new multi-tenant business sign at Fulton Crossing. The former Kmart building is being divided into four...
Free concert: Shiloh park plans birthday bash
by Staff Reports
Aug 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. — Music and celebration will be the order of the evening as Shiloh celebrates the 101st birthday of the National Park Service with a free concert. The concert-in-the-park will be held...
Yard sale proceeds help 'Save the Truck'
by Zack Steen
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Saving the fire truck, one fundraiser at a time. The latest edition of the Daily Corinthian Yard Sale is set for next month as monies continue to be collected to save a historic 1920s fire engine. ...
Two Corinth pharmacy techs among MBN, DEA drug arrests
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Corinth pharmacy technicians are among six Mississippi health care professionals facing felony drug charges in connection with investigations by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the U.S....