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Toy drive accepting donations
by L.A. Story
A local organization and a local business have teamed up to bring some Christmas magic into the lives of area children. The American Legion Auxiliary Post 6 and Corinthian Funeral home have launched their Third Annual Toy Drive to help ensure underprivileged children in the Crossroads area have some gifts to open on Christmas morning. “This is the third year for this to happen and each year is ...
Trial ends in hung jury
by Jebb Johnston
An Alcorn County jury couldn’t reach a verdict last week in a case involving charges of sexual battery and fondling. The trial of Ronald Larry Goodloe, 36, ended Friday with the circuit court jury in an 11-1 deadlock. He was indicted in April 2016 on two counts of sexual battery and one count of fondling. The charges involved two minors. The state presented testimony from family members and oth...
Orchestra hosting a 'Dickens' of a concert
by L.A. Story
The Spirit of Christmas Past is bound to guide the attendees of the upcoming Corinth Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert as they present “An English Dickens Christmas.” Tickets are on sale now for the concert which will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Corinth Coliseum Civic Center located at 404 Taylor Street. It is the second concert of the CSO’s 2017-2018 concert season. The season h...
County hosting cleanup
by Jebb Johnston
Alcorn County wants residents to roll up their sleeves and do some spring cleaning. Planning has begun for a county-wide cleanup day to be held Saturday, April 14. Volunteers are being sought, and the five municipalities are encouraged to get involved, as well. Keep Corinth-Alcorn Beautiful is also assisting in launching the plans for a big volunteer effort. “It really irritates me the amount o...
Shelter to unveil new building...
The plans are ready. The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter will host a new shelter building plan unve...
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Two arrested on drug charges
A pair of local residents face drug charges following recent traffic stops. Adrian Dixon, 31, of ...
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Four-way stop planned for Doug...
A new four-way stop is planned near Corinth Middle School. It is part of ongoing efforts to impro...
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Shopping local: Gallery offers...
Like busy elves, local artists have decked the halls of the Corinth Art Gallery with plenty of gi...
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Massive fire began in wall ven...
An electrical fire inside a wall mount ventilation fan is believed to be the cause of the massive...
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Red Green Market brings 76 ven...
The regions finest selection of handcrafted goods will welcome shoppers to this weekend’s annual ...
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12 units, 8 departments fight ...
A second massive fire in Alcorn County in four days has destroyed a local business. The 12:30 p.m...
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Vietnam vets can enjoy free me...
Saturday will be a time to honor local Vietnam veterans. The American Legion Perry A. Johns Post ...
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Photos with Santa: Event suppo...
Santa Claus is coming to the Red Green Market to help save the fire truck. The Crossroads Museum ...
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Tempers flare over bond issue
A Monday night Board of Education meeting had heated debate before board members cast the final v...
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Caterpillar celebrates 35th an...
The first Corinth Caterpillar facility opened its doors in 1982 with just 11 employees. Thirty-fi...
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Beaver bounty returns to Alcor...
For the benefit of Alcorn County cropland, the beaver bounty is returning. Landowners who want to...
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Sports
Corinth earns long-awaite...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
BY KENT MOHUNDRO kmohundro@dailycorinthian.com The Corinth High School girls soccer team has enjoyed some fair success in recent years. But there’s one team they haven’t be...
Starling is final Pigskin...
by the Daily Corinthian
The pickin’s were much easier for the final week of Pigskin Picks as there were very few toss-up games to choose from and several were just plain easy. Forty six entries we...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Monday, Nov. 20 HS Basketball @ Kossuth Turkey Tournament (Girls only) (Game 1) Kossuth 51 Itawamba AHS 37 Halftime: 27-21 Kossuth (...
Local Schedule
by The Associated Press
Monday HS Basketball Kossuth Turkey Tournament (Girls Only) Game 2 — Kossuth vs Itawamba, 6:30 Game 3 — Corinth vs Nettleton, 7:30 A...
Texas A&M defeats Ole Miss
by The Associated Press
OXFORD — Nick Starkel threw for 272 yards and a touchdown to lead Texas A&M past Mississippi 31-24 on Saturday night. Texas A&M (7-4...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Saturday, November 18 HS Soccer @ Corinth Varsity (G) Corinth 1 New Albany 0 (PK/ 4-3) (Penalty kick goals) Macy Moore, Bennett Harw...
Opinion
Bryant proposes free comm...
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON (AP) — Free community college for all Mississippians would be an ambitious and easy-to-explain goal. What Gov. Phil Bryant again proposed last week in his budget re...
Is America ready for a se...
by Pat Buchanan
After the 19th national congress of the Chinese Communist Party in October, one may discern Premier Xi Jinping's vision of the emerging New World Order. By 2049, the centen...
Learning program expands ...
by Christi Webb
A unique multi-generation learning program aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable families is spreading across Mississippi and should reach all 82 counties by January 2...
Roy Moore is pure Steve Bannon
by Rich Lowry
Roy Moore is the Steve Bannon project in a nutshell. For the former Trump operative, the Alabama Senate candidate's tattered credibi...
Will setbacks unite the Republican party?
by Michael Barone
The inexorable workings of the political marketplace seem to be enforcing some discipline over hitherto fissiparous Republican polit...
The Bloodbath in the Old Dominion
by Patrick Buchanan
The day after his "Silent Majority" speech on Nov. 3, 1969, calling on Americans to stand with him for peace with honor in Vietnam, ...
A moving experience
by Cal Thomas
SAN FRANCISCO -- Evidence that when Democrats rule taxes are never high enough can be found at any gas station in this once politica...
It’s less about Moore than us
by Ray Mosby
“Go away, little girl. I’m not supposed to be alone with you.” — Gerry Goffin and Carole King ROLLING FORK  — When I first heard the...
Crossroads
Death of a Southern lady ...
by Stacy Jones
Last week I had to say goodbye to someone who was like family—and who had been a kind of ideological soulmate to me. It was the end of an era. I first met Louise Dingler Sm...
Mississippi school board’...
by Stacy Jones
In the classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, one of the main characters, Atticus Finch, offers guidance to his daughter, Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, about the n...
We're in danger of repeat...
by Lora Ann Huff
Hearing the continuation of frightening threats of war and disunity in the news this week reminded me of a clipping my mother-in-law saved from a newspaper around 1965. The...
Rocker’s reported death underscores culture of immediacy
by Stacy Jones
The immediacy of technology is, on one hand, an asset. We can stay in touch with family and friends at lightning speed. It allows fo...
Thinking about Las Vegas
by Lora Ann Huff
With all the sorrow in our world and all the constant unrest among groups of people, it’s quite easy to become discouraged. The news...
Educators’ responsibility is to teach students, not safeguard from violence
by Stacy Jones
This week I viewed a story on the evening news that disturbed me. No matter what restrictions—or lack of restraints—that one believe...
Children have a way with words
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend sent me some stories and comments made by children, and although I’ve shared some of them before, I thought we needed a smi...
Public education is vital to the success of our students
by Stacy Jones
I spent this week at a meeting in Nashville reviewing end-of-course assessment items for Tennessee’s state department of education. ...
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