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Local students express horror
by Kimberly Shelton
What should have been a normal school day morphed into a nightmare as students on the campus of Mississippi State University were alerted that an active shooter was combing the halls. Brian Stovall of Corinth vividly recalled the moment when he first learned of the danger. As an Interdisciplinary Studies major, Stovall was sitting in trigonometry class in Carpenter Hall when a female classmate ...
BHS yearbook earns national award
by Steve Beavers
BIGGERSVILLE – "We are … Biggersville Lions" is among the best. The Biggersville High School 2014 yearbook received Honorable Mention recognition this week from Balfour Yearbooks. BHS was listed in the 312-page "Yearbook Yearbook" done by Balfour each year and presented a certificate for Outstanding Contribution to Scholastic Journalism. "I was excited to say the least," said BHS yearbook compo...
Corinth needs Preservation Com...
The City of Corinth wants to hear from residents interested in serving on the Corinth Preservatio...
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Supervisors propose millage ra...
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors spent five hours Wednesday going line-by-line through a dr...
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Head Start facility closes
Parents in the Pisgah Community received an unwelcome surprise when they learned in early August ...
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Flywheels club loves slow pace
Bright blue skies and shinny red tractors highlighted the Ryan’s parking lot on Wednesday. About ...
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Postmaster honored for 50 year...
SELMER, Tenn. – The thought of retirement isn't on the mind of Tom Neal Hamilton. The Selmer Post...
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Sports
North Mississippi Motor Park
by H. Lee Smith II
The racing season at the Corinth Speedway ended with a flourish. And a little longer than usual. Billy Moyer Jr. outlasted 23 other entries to claim the title in the first ...
NE opens at home for firs...
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- The Northeast Mississippi Community College football team will usher in a new campaign inside its own friendly confines for the first time in three years. Nor...
S.C. to start sophomore Q...
by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Connor Mitch finally won the quarterback job at South Carolina, and Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier said the sophomore has a chance to keep it well beyond ...
Lady Warriors serve mark to 10-1
by H. Lee Smith II
GLEN -- The Corinth Lady Warriors served and volleyed their way to a 3-0 win over Alcorn Central on Tuesday. Corinth recorded 17 ace...
Corinth ends Lady Aggies streak
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth scored eight runs over its first two at-bats, including a six-run second and ending Kossuth’s winning streak with a 12-2 win...
Rivera hated pitching in Little League
by The Associated Press
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Mariano Rivera remembers his Little League days fondly. What he remembers most: He hated to pitch. The fo...
Lady Aggies maintain perfect pace
by H. Lee Smith II
Five games in 10 days. The Kossuth Lady Aggies continued to keep those contests all winners on Monday with a 9-5 decision over Walnu...
Central wins Saturday match
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central climbed above the breakeven mark, beating McNairy Central (Tenn.) 3-1 in a Saturday afternoon match. The Lady Bears b...
Opinion
Sorting the candidates
by Thomas Sowell
Despite a nuclear Iran looming on the horizon, the media seem to be putting most of their attention on two candidates for their respective parties' presidential nominations...
Jimmy Carter's inner peace
by Cal Thomas
When Ronald Reagan announced in November 1994 he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, even some of his most ardent political opponents paused to wish him well. It w...
Mississippi feels like th...
by Wyatt Emmerich
As I write this, my weather app tells me the heat index is 110 degrees. These are the dog days of summer. If Mississippi in the summer feels like the hottest place on earth...
Trump's half-serious, half-fantasy immigration plan
by Michael Barone
Donald Trump's six-page platform on immigration may not be, as Ann Coulter wrote, "the greatest political document since the Magna C...
Katrina insecurity over being forgotten returns
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON — On Hurricane Katrina's 10th anniversary, is it time to take off the chip? By now, everyone knows about Mississippi's post-...
Yes, pander to Trump on immigration plan
by Rich Lowry
Donald Trump's rise in the polls is inextricably linked to the issue of immigration. He probably wouldn't have achieved liftoff with...
Epps scandal had roots in private prison expansion
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – In great measure, the emerging judicial and political fallout from the bribery scandal surrounding former Mississippi c...
Everybody may be equal, but every opinion is not
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — The civic club speech ended, the applause faded. Members formed a line to shake the speaker’s hand, assure her how much the...
Crossroads
'Man From Uncle' makes ex...
by Terry Burns
Man From Uncle, PG-13, *****, Henry Cavill, Arnie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Hugh Grant, Director Guy Richie, Davis Entertainment, Warner Bros., Length 116 minutes. This film...
Five prayer suggestions f...
by Lora Ann Huff
Last week our nine-year-old grandson and I were talking about school starting back when he said, “Momaw, I guess you’re kinda glad we’re going back to school and you won’t ...
Philosophy teacher goes w...
by Terry Burns
Irrational Man, R, ****, Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey, Director Woody Allen, Graver Productions, Length 96 minutes. Psychology was one of my favorite classes i...
Friends are worth more than silver or gold
by Lora Ann Huff
For the last few days I’ve been thinking about a statement a friend made the other day when he stopped by to pick up something I had...
New ‘Mission: Impossible’ delivers plenty of drama
by Terry Burns
Mission:Impossible- Rogue Nation, *****, PG-13, Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Director Christopher McQua...
Producer who shaped traditional-style country music dies
by Stacy Jones
What I knew as a teenager as country music were the bland, pop-infused tunes that passed for country, a problem which has increased ...
Teaching is a labor of love
by Lora Ann Huff
With the new school year just around the corner, I’m feeling sorry for the small children who will soon be getting into the routine ...
Quotes recalled from 1957
by Lora Ann Huff
The Corinth area lost two good men this week. I thought it quite ironic that Ralph Hurley and Leon Fields went home so close to the ...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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