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Petition drive seeks marijuana ballot initiative
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Kelly Jacobs is no pothead. Chocolate is her strongest vice, she says, but she is the sponsor of a proposed ballot initiative to legalize cannabis in Mississippi. A petition drive is underway to ge...
Dog theft probed
by Angela Storey
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A felony charge has been placed against a Tishomingo man regarding a dog theft in Prentiss County. Justin Wade Sauls, 29, of Dennis was arrested Monday, Jan. 19, and charged with stealing a dog, sa...
County seeks grant for hospital water line fix
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County will apply for grant funds to help fix a broken water line supplying the hospital area. The Board of Supervisors in a special meeting on Thursday agreed to submit the application for ...
Employment office's Choate honored for 37 years of service
by Kimberly Shelton
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Recognized for his 37 years of dedication to state government, Corinth resident Terry Choate was recently honored in Jackson at the first of two parties thrown for him at the State Office of the Mi...
TV series details bizarre murder case with local investigators
by Steve Beavers
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A simple burglary arrest turned into something more in 2008. Two investigators with the Alcorn County Sheriff's Department put the wheels in motion of solving a 23-year-old murder in March of that ...
New candidates for supervisor, election commissioner
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Another candidate is in the running for supervisor. Shane Serio filed a statement of intent on Wednesday to run for supervisor in the Third District. He plans to seek the office as a Republican can...
Alcorn unemployment at 6.2 percent
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County unemployment registered at 6.2 percent in December, continuing a downward trend from year-ago figures. The county posted 6.6 percent in December 2013. The not seasonally adjusted rate...
SCV scholarship pays tribute to 'real grandsons'
by Steve Beavers
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Four new scholarships are now available to high school seniors. The Colonel William P. Rogers Sons of Confederate Veterans are paying tribute to four Real Grandsons by awarding scholarships in thei...
Police arrest man in shooting
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth police have made arrests in a recent shooting and a sexual battery case. Bryson Warren, 19, of Whippoorwill Cove, Corinth, was arrested at a local residence on Monday and charged with aggra...
Wall is close to being finished
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth National Cemetery Wall remediation project is nearing completion. Malcolm Bailey of Decatur Construction said it should take a few more weeks to wrap up the work, which has included ext...
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