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1 injured, 1 arrested following shooting
by Jebb Johnston
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth police charged a man with aggravated assault following a shooting earlier in the week. Justino Guerrero, 46, of Walnut, was shot twice in the abdomen around 2 a.m. Monday, said Corinth Poli...
Pickup, 18-wheeler wreck slows traffic
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff photo by Jebb Johnston | Emergency responders check the wreckage of a pickup truck that collided with an 18-wheeler at the Glen crossing about 4:20 p.m. Thursday. Nayoka Roach did not see it ...
Native son brings flag back home
by Zack Steen
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Covered in a black sheet, standing tall and shadowing over the crowded auditorium at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center was the 11th Mississippi Infantry Regimental Flag. More than 155 years...
Community gathers for Day of Prayer
by Kimberly Shelton
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet. – Isaiah 58:1A (NIV) It was an awe inspiring vision as hundreds gathered near the steps of the courthouse from 11:45 to 12:45 p.m....
Weekend features multiple events
by Zack Steen
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A full slate of events await visitors to Corinth this weekend. The popular Green Market at the Corinth Depot will return on Saturday with market hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The 75-plus vendor event w...
People of the Crossroads - Rachel Winters, Corinth
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff photo by Zack Steen | Oklahoma native Rachel Winters always knew she wanted to be a park ranger. “I went to a state park when I was a little kid. There was a really nice ranger there who was ...
Boys and Girls Club celebrates mothers
by Zack Steen
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
An event honoring mothers is part of a busy Saturday lineup of events in Corinth. The Boys & Girls Club of Corinth will host their second annual Mother’s Day Brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Shiloh...
Alcorn County inmates create riot
by Mark Boehler
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A potentially dangerous situation was quickly brought under control Tuesday night when 30 Alcorn County inmates created a riot. Inmates barricaded themselves in their jail zone so officers could no...
City bans guns from city park
by Brant Sappington
May 04, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The accidental discharge of a firearm by a little league coach at Booneville’s city park has led to a misdemeanor charge for the coach and a move by aldermen to restrict weapons at the park. Daniel...
Welcome Center rolls out red carpet
by Kimberly Shelton
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a gorgeous, but windy Wednesday as employees and volunteers gathered in celebration of the Alcorn County Welcome Center’s annual National Tourists/Travel Appreciation Day. Held from noon unt...
Officials pave the way for street improvements
by Jebb Johnston
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth will see some scattered street paving today through early next week. The work includes some needed patching and some paving jobs that had been delayed. Scheduled for today are patching of A...
Free outdoor movie among weekend fare
by Zack Steen
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A busy weekend in downtown Corinth is set to kickoff Friday night with the return of the free, family-friendly event, Films on Fillmore. Main Street Corinth will present the dusk showing of “The Go...
People of the Crossroads: Maddie Potts, Burnsville
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten-year-old Maddie Potts loves to compete in pageants. Once a very shy child, she entered her first pageant at age 5. “After placing first alternate in that pageant, I was hooked,” she said. In 20...
Locals plan day of prayer observance
by Steve Beavers
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.” – Psalm 34:17 The 65th Annual National Day of Prayer is taking a patriotic approach on Thursday at the...
Students take learning journey downtown
by Steve Beavers
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A journey of learning. A group of North Corinth Christian Academy students climbed onboard for just that last week. Students in Margaret Houpt's 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade classes hopped on the Corinth...
Performer 'Freddie Boy' Burns dies at 102
by Jebb Johnston
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
When Freddie Burns died last week at the age of 102, he took several books worth of history with him. A Pickin’ on the Square favorite during his time in Corinth, Burns — known to many as “Freddie ...
County schools hold registration
by Zack Steen
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Parents will get another chance this week to register their children for the upcoming school year. The Alcorn School District will host a district-wide pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registratio...
Runners honored for contributions to physical fitness
by Steve Beavers
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Nathan Hall already has his running attire planned for the 35th Corinth Coca-Cola Classic 10K. The Corinth Middle School Principal will be wearing bright yellow when the starter’s gun sounds Saturd...
People of the Crossroads — Billy Harbin
by Mark Boehler
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Billy Harbin loves to climb trees. He is the sole owner and operator of Pickwick Tree Service. He gained experience in the tree care business, working for a decade for Asplundh Tree Company from 19...
MDOC makes delayed payments; county still short
by Jebb Johnston
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Department of Corrections recently caught up on some delayed monthly reimbursements to Alcorn County totaling about $1 million. Last week, the county received payments for November ...