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Back-to-school: New calendar awaits city students
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A new school year with a restructured calendar is days away for Corinth students. Monday, Aug. 1, will usher in a big change for the district with a move to a nine-weeks grading period and a modifi...
Bows show support for law enforcement
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Blue bows are popping up around Corinth in support of the thin blue line. It is a campaign to remind officers that the community cares in light of the shooting deaths of law enforcement officers in...
Kossuth ready to get back to school
by Steve Beavers
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
KOSSUTH – Principal Travis Smith has a lot of good things going on at his school. The second-year Kossuth High School principal is ready to let the rest of area in on it during the school’s open ho...
Worley headlines Shiloh concert
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
SHILOH, Tenn. – On Thursday, August 25, Shiloh National Military Park, along with 411 of her sister national parks, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. From sea to sh...
People of the Crossroads — Butch Carmichiel, Corinth
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Butch Carmichiel is a busy man. The wholesale parts representative at Long-Lewis Ford went to work for Ford in July of 1960 at V.M. Box Motor Company. “My dream in high school was to be exactly whe...
Gallery features kids' summer break creations
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Some of Corinth’s youngest artists took brushes in hand at the art gallery this summer to produce the next great painting for the refrigerator door. An opening reception with the artists, ranging i...
Corinth superintendent: Student transfers go both ways
by Jebb Johnston
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
While the Alcorn School District continues to discuss concerns about student transfers out of the district, Corinth’s superintendent wants people to know it’s a two-way street. “What people are bei...
Piano man set for concert series
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
First Baptist Church’s popular Summer Concert Series will continue on Sunday with performances by several artists. Affectionately known as “Mr. Piano Man," Jeff Stice will tickle the ivories as he ...
Selmer's splash pad set to open
by Jeff York
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
SELMER, Tenn. — The much anticipated Selmer Splash Pad will open next month and will be a great back-to-school gift for the students. The splash pad is tentatively set to open the second weekend in...
People of the Crossroads — Elaine Matthews, Rienzi
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A familiar face in Rienzi has officially retired. After working as Rienzi town clerk 15 years, Elaine Mathews retired July 15. She has worked with two mayors, Walter Williams and David Potts. She a...
Alcorn Central High School offering 2 orientation nights
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The faculty and staff at Alcorn Central High school has planned orientation nights for the upcoming school year. “We encourage parents and students to take advantage of these evenings to visit the ...
National Guard Armory hosting wrestling event
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Pro wrestlers will take over Corinth’s National Guard Armory on Friday, July 22 as Memphis Power Wrestling presents a special fundraising event. Held at 7:30 p.m., proceeds from the annual show wil...
Groups partner for sweet cause
by Steve Beavers
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Knights of Columbus and Region IV Mental Health Services have a sweet partnership. The two are combining Friday and Saturday to help raise money for the mentally ill population. Representatives...
Supervisors talk budget at work session
by Steve Beavers
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Some tough choices are ahead for the Alcorn Board of Supervisors. Supervisors held a work session on Thursday as they started to comb through the budget for the new fiscal year. Most of the propose...
Alcorn County Fair committee announces schedule
by Steve Beavers
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Family, fun and fellowship. It’s what the Alcorn County Fair has always been about. The 6th Annual Alcorn County Fair is gearing up to provide the area with another year of good clean entertainment...
People of the Crossroads: Lynn Rittem, Corinth
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Co-owner and Chef of Blazing Noodlez for approximately three years now, Lynn Rittem was born in Bangkok,Thailand. A native of Uttaradit in the northern part of the country, she and her two sibl...
ACHS sets orientation nights
by Kimberly Shelton
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The faculty and staff at Alcorn Central High school has planned orientation nights for the 2016-2017 school year. “We encourage parents and students to take advantage of these evenings to visit the...
Officials look into workforce system
by Steve Beavers
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Another tool in the tool box. ACT Work Ready Communities is just that when it comes to linking workforce development to education. Dr. Ruth R. Nichols – Assistant Vice President for Community and E...
Funding approved for annual Alcorn Co. Fair
by Steve Beavers
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A September bash is getting some cash. Funding for the 6th Annual Alcorn County Fair was approved by members of the Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Board during its regular monthly meet...
Guild will mark 11th anniversary
by Steve Beavers
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Cross City Piecemakers Quilt Guild is ready to celebrate. The guild will mark its 11th anniversary on Thursday afternoon with a silent auction and trunk show at the Mississippi State Extension Cent...