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NWS forecasts freezing temperatures after expected high near 80
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A likely freeze shaping up for Saturday night could be trouble for the early blooms springing to life in the area. The National Weather Service Memphis Forecast Office, as of Wednesday afternoon, i...
Rienzi considers natural gas
by Kimberly Shelton
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
RIENZI — Answering questions and addressing concerns, officials met in Rienzi on Tuesday night to discuss the possibility of expanding natural gas into the Rienzi area. With approximately 20 indivi...
Rienzi has plans for annexation
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
RIENZI — Officials in Alcorn County’s southernmost municipality continue to have an eye on future growth by way of annexation. A proposed expansion of the town limits has been in the works for some...
OMC ‘Walk For Life’ 
helps change lives
by L.A. Story
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
After twenty-two years of changing lives, Oasis Medical Center is planning their 23rd annual “Walk For Life” so they can change some more. Oasis Medical Center recently released the announcement th...
City appoints Markenna Edgeston to school board
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Markenna Edgeston is looking forward to adding her voice to the Corinth School District Board of Trustees. “I have definitely seen how education changes your life,” said Edgeston, a property manage...
Lights, action, Jacinto! Historic courthouse hosts movie filming
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“On the trial date, all seats in the courtroom were filled for over an hour before the opening of the proceedings. Without electricity, the only cooling devices were human hands waving hats and fan...
Police investigate shots fired at residence
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Police Department is investigating shots fired into an occupied home and an occupied vehicle Monday evening. Capt. Dell Green said it was reported at 7:10 p.m. in the 1200 block of Buch...
Tourism approves rodeo grant request
by Lee Ann Story
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Strap on some spurs and get ready for action as the rodeo is coming to town and tourism has agreed to assist with an advertising grant. The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Board...
People of the Crossroads — Natalie Sleeper
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Natalie Sleeper has been involved in the pharmaceutical business for many years. She has been the pharmacy director at the Magnolia Regional Health Center pharmacy for two years but worked at MRHC ...
Monsters invade the Crossroads Arena
by L.A. Story
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Monsters are real and they are invading the Crossroads Arena in search of automotive action lovers. Mega Monster Mania 2K17 will be presented by Main Street Cycle at the Crossroads Arena this Frida...
Officials investigate weekend shooting
by Mark Boehler
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate a weekend shooting. Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian the victim was 22-year-old Rick Dakota Holt of County Road 761, Co...
Galler promotes students' art
by Jebb Johnston
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The art gallery is giving local high school students an opportunity to shine by using their designs on promotional materials. As part of the gallery’s “A Walk in History” project, students from eac...
Corinth student named National Merit Finalist
by Kimberly Shelton
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Praised for his academic performance and dedication to excellence, Daniel G. Villaflor, 18, of Corinth has been named as a Finalist for the 2017 National Merit Scholarship. The designation means th...
Corinth's Autry Davis headlines black history program
by Steve Beavers
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story by Independent Appeal Assistant Editor Steve Beavers first is being reprinted with permission.) SELMER, Tenn. -- Arts in McNairy is reaching out to all cultures ...
People of the Crossroads — Jennifer Lancaster
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though she is a sports enthusiast, Jennifer Lancaster said that is not the reason her favorite pastime is going to her children's ball games. She said she played softball and basketball when s...
NEMCC stages spring production
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
BOONEVILLE –Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Division of Fine Arts will stage the Don Zolidis comedy “Current Economic Conditions,” on Thursday, Feb. 23, Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb....
Officials investigate weekend shooting
by Mark Boehler
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate a weekend shooting. Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian the victim was 22-year-old Rick Dakota Holt of County Road 761, Co...
MSU hosts ‘James Meredith and the March Against Fear’
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE—Mississippi State’s African American Studies program is continuing its 10th anniversary celebration with a special Wednesday [March 1] panel discussion. Taking place at 6 p.m. in histori...
Young entrepreneur learns early to ‘love’ what he does
by L.A. Story
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Walking in to Taylor Wick & Co., one is immediately enveloped in a warm, inviting atmosphere where shoppers can feel at home. Located at 105 Taylor Street, next to Sweet Sensations bakery, in the r...