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Qualifying under way for school board seat
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The qualifying window is open for one seat on the county school board. District 5 is up for election on county school boards across the state. In Alcorn County, the current officeholder is Randy Wi...
Help available for Farmington homeowners
by Zack Steen
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON – The Farmington Board of Mayor and Alderman passed a resolution this week to allow homeowners to apply for assistance in the Mississippi Homeowner Rehabilitation/Reconstruction Program....
Amazing Grace Race
by Steve Beavers
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON – Farmington Baptist Church is ready to go racing. The grace route. The children's choir of the church is presenting "The Amazing Grace Race" at 6 p.m. on Sunday. "This hard working grou...
Silicon facility makes progress
by Zack Steen
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BURNSVILLE – Construction crews at the future site of the Mississippi Silicon in Burnsville have been busy in recent weeks. “We are making good progress on construction so far,” said David Tuten, p...
Ceremony honors famous sheriff
by Steve Beavers
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
LAWTON, Tenn. – Supporters of the man who "walked tall" gathered near where he was killed Thursday. They were there to remember one of McNairy County's true legends. Former McNairy County Sheriff B...
N. Madison gets facelift
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Improvements to North Madison Street are set to begin early in the coming week. The street department is preparing to place signage and is encouraging residents to consider taking alternate routes ...
Absentee voting off to fast start
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Absentee voting is off to a fast start in the city. Since opening absentee voting two weeks ago for the Democratic primary in Corinth’s municipal election, City Hall has counted about 150 citizens ...
Shelter plans efforts to reduce unwanted animals
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Unwanted animals continue to be a big problem in Alcorn County. “We are not making progress in reducing the number of abandoned and unwanted animals simply by having an animal shelter,” said Shelte...
City leaders make budget requests
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth aldermen began digging deeper into the budget for fiscal 2015 Wednesday morning in a meeting with department heads. It was the Board of Aldermen’s first work session for the upcoming budget...
Cab driver seeks justice for murdered friend
by Steve Beavers
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
William "Billy" Burress wants to stir things up. The Liberty Cab Service driver doesn't want the murder of his longtime friend and fellow driver Cleo Henderson to fall by the wayside. "I don't unde...
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