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Defendants enter pleas in circuit court
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A number of individuals entered guilty pleas last week in Alcorn County Circuit Court. As a new term begins, the court held plea and revocation days on Wednesday and Thursday. Sentences handed down...
Combined bus routes will save money
by Zack Steen
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn School District will save around $38,000 by combining three bus routes. Director of Transportation Gary Johnson said he was able to combine three routes and still keep the route under on...
Local libraries brace for cuts
by Zack Steen
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Operations are “bare-bones” at the Northeast Regional Library as they brace for state funding cuts coming next month. Director William McMullin said local libraries funding will be cut 16 percent. ...
Local graduation rates increase
by Zack Steen
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth city schools placed among the top-10 in the state and Alcorn County schools reported an increase on four-year graduation and dropout rates recently released by the Mississippi Department of...
City taking bids for Meigg Street sidewalks, lighting
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Meigg Street sidewalk and lighting project has reached the bid phase. Corinth is currently advertising the project, which in 2014 was approved to receive federal dollars through the Transportat...
County gets grant for hazardous waste disposal event
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Local residents will get an opportunity to safely dispose of old paint, batteries, electronics and other items in a household hazardous waste disposal day later this year. The Mississippi Departmen...
People of the Crossroads — James Embrey
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
James Embrey has a love for military history and it shows in his work. In addition to manufacturing reproduction Civil War tin works for C&D Jarnigan Company in Corinth, Embrey has the distinct pri...
Home total loss after fire
by Zack Steen
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
GLEN – A rental home was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon. The blaze happened around 5:30 p.m. on County Road 248 in the Glen area, according to Alcorn County Assistant Fire Coordinator Jackie ...
Corinth man killed in Hwy. 72 wreck
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A crash late Thursday on Highway 72 claimed the life of a motorcyclist. Corinth Police Department Capt. Ben Gann identified the deceased as Gerald Brent Walker, 43, of Fulton Drive. He was taken to...
JA shares fun with 'Camp Hollywood'
by Kimberly Shelton
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a fun-filled week as Junior Auxiliary of Corinth members, parents and volunteers gathered at the Crossroads Arena on Monday through Thursday to take part in Camp Hollywood 2016. Presented an...
Effort encourages boating safety
by Kimberly Shelton
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
PICKWICK – Heightening awareness of drug and alcohol abuse on the water as well as the devastating aftermath which can result, officers from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and P...
Camp offers football fun
by Steve Beavers
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you ready for a little football? The Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi hopes the answer is yes when it comes to youngsters age 6-18. The 2nd Annual Football/Cheer Camp is free and is e...
People of the Crossroads — Jimmy Jones
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Jimmy Jones has owned Gray’s Department Store in downtown Booneville some 40 years. That’s about to change as he plans to close the store in September or October. At age 72, the Booneville native h...
Snapshot Saturday for Saturday, June 25, 2016
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
City board interviews street commissioner candidates
by Jebb Johnston
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A long session on the upcoming vacancy in the city street commissioner position yielded no action from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Thursday. Four different individuals selected from the pool...
Youth experience Manufacturing Camp
by Steve Beavers
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of youngsters have been hard at work. The 4th Annual NEMCC Manufacturing Camp has allowed children – age 10-16 – to learn the nuts and bolts of a specific career. Campers spent the week at ...
Main Street director leaving for new job
by Zack Steen
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Brent Johnson is moving on. The Main Street Corinth director’s last day won’t be until mid-July, but resumes are already being accepted for the promotional downtown post. Johnson, who came on board...
People of the Crossroads – Charlotte Doehner, Corinth
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff photo by Zack Steen No individual in the area has a greater love for caring for the abused, neglected, abandoned and injured animals of Corinth and Alcorn County than Charlotte Doehner. “My l...
Benefit being held for 'Cannon Man'
by Steve Beavers
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
WALNUT – The “Cannon Man” needs help. Robert “Cannon Man” Nichols was seriously injured in a horrific accident in April. Friends are coming together to help the Walnut man with a benefit after his ...
Jesus Prom returns Saturday
by Kimberly Shelton
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Providing special needs adults with a one-of-a-kind experience, Jesus Prom will once again make its return to the Crossroads. The second annual event will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 at ...