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Firefighters destroy old house
by Steve Beavers
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Friends of the Siege and Battle of Corinth got some help on Tuesday in its quest to assist the National Park Service. The Corinth Fire Department stepped in and took care of the issue of a home lef...
City aims to coordinate street, utility work
by Jebb Johnston
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth is moving towards putting a process in place to ensure utilities under streets are in good shape before paving occurs. The Board of Aldermen recently voted to move forward with establishing...
Third-graders do well on state test
by Zack Steen
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 92 percent of all Corinth and Alcorn County third-graders passed the mandatory gateway testing to be allowed to enter the fourth-grade this year. The Mississippi Department of Education r...
Singing honors Frazier's legacy
by Kimberly Shelton
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Honoring the life and legacy of one of Corinth’s most beloved residents, the Kiwanis Club of Corinth will present their 19th Annual Leon Frazier Memorial Concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Held...
Business hosting community appreciation days
by Zack Steen
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth business has selected a local non-profit as part of a national Community Appreciation Days promotion. The local branch of OneMain Financial is keeping it local during their national campa...
People of the Crossroads — Aaron Pyles
by Mark Boehler
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Aaron Pyles is a 23-year-old firefighter for the Corinth Fire Department stationed at Station #1 located at Corinth City Hall in downtown Corinth. In addition to fighting fires, he goes on First Re...
School District to provide free student lunches
by Kimberly Shelton
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Though school may be out, healthy meals will remain in as the Alcorn County School District Food Service Department continues their summer meals program. Alcorn County children 18 and younger will ...
Planning commission rejects commercial zoning near Afton
by Jebb Johnston
May 23, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of the Afton subdivision in North Corinth won the sympathy of the Corinth Planning Commission on Monday as they said “not in my back yard” to a proposed commercial development. Before the...
Two indicted in gang-related shootout
by Jebb Johnston
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A year after a deadly shootout that police believe to be gang-related, an Alcorn County Grand Jury returned two murder indictments in the case. The two men indicted are Marcus McGaha, 27, and Cedri...
Gang members could face enhanced sentencing
by Jebb Johnston
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Gang members who commit criminal activity could serve extra time. The Corinth Police Department plans to pursue the sentencing enhancement available for criminal activity that can be tied to gang m...
All-star game leaves Bynum field
by Steve Beavers
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Organizers of the NEMCABB All-Star Game are moving the event. The 26th Annual NEMCABB All-Star high school baseball event is moving from Jesse Bynum Field at Crossroads Regional Park to the new bas...
People of the Crossroads — Woody Harrell
by Mark Boehler
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Woody Harrell was named Time Magazine "Man of the Year" in 1966 -- the year they gave the award to everyone in the world under age 25. The 68-year-old avid runner has been a Corinth resident for th...
Community blood drive set for next weekend
by Kimberly Shelton
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Continuing their efforts to keep a steady supply of fresh donations on hand, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will host a community blood drive at Corinth Walmart. Held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fr...
Kossuth collects county’s 73rd title
by H. Lee Smith II
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The second team state championship in just over two months upped Alcorn County’s tote board to 73. Kossuth captured its third baseball title on Friday by completing a sweep of St. Andrews in the Cl...
Alcorn County murder victim identified
by Mark Boehler
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County’s most recent murder victim has been identified. Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones told the Daily Corinthian late Saturday afternoon the May 12th shooting victim is 37-year-old Jorge Ag...
Corinth considers more county inmate labor
by Jebb Johnston
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth is considering contracting with Alcorn County to obtain inmate workers to provide needed labor for the street and sanitation operations. Street Commissioner Philip Verdung said his departme...
Supervisors want road register update
by Jebb Johnston
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
County supervisors are seeing a need to update the county road register with more specific details on road locations. The Board of Supervisors stopped short of taking formal action on it this past ...
Local schools will offer coding, robotics classes
by Zack Steen
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Coding and robotics will soon be taught in elementary classrooms in the Corinth and Alcorn school districts. The two districts are scheduled to participate in a grant-funded computer science pilot ...