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Woman found in shop building, then suspect steals patrol car
by Mark Boehler
A 30-year-old Benton County woman faces several felony charges after sheriff's deputies found her in a shop building near Kossuth, and the suspect then tried to flee the scene in a patrol car. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian the suspect was Kati Bryant. She is being held in the Alcorn County Jail Sunday evening pending charges being filed, said the sheriff. In a biz...
Volunteer firefighter arrested for embezzlement
by Mark Boehler
The secretary-treasurer of a local volunteer fire department has been arrested for embezzlement of fire department funds. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian the suspect was 40-year-old Joshua Hite of Alcorn County Road 449 in Rienzi. Hite turned himself in Friday to the Alcorn County Jail, where he was released on a $5,000 bond, said the sheriff. The fireman is accused...
County restructures debt for better outlook
by Jebb Johnston
With the restructuring of debt tied to the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility and associated offices now complete, county leaders are hopeful for a better financial outlook. Originally issued in 2009 in the principal amount of $22.7 million, the bond was to be paid off over a period of 22 years, ending in 2031. With the restructuring, the remaining principal balance of $18.815 million...
Lost in time: Eyeglass case becomes a mystery
by L.A. Story
A Corinth woman bought a piece of “junk” at a carport sale in 1989, but it wasn’t until this year that she realized what she had. Peggy Drewry Smith told her story with a sense of wonder. “I think this is interesting,” she said. She placed an old, worn, black eyeglass case on the cool marble counter. The edges of the case were rubbed almost to the underlying metal in some places and threadbare ...
Bill would require back seat p...
Buckle up everybody ... it may soon be the law. If Gov. Phil Bryant approves SB 2724, a new law m...
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Committee postpones Crossroads...
The Crossroads Chili Cookoff will return this year ... just not in April. Normally held the first...
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Officials arrest suspect for a...
A 45-year-old Hardeman County, Tenn. man believed to have assaulted and robbed an Alcorn County w...
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Director spreads tobacco-free ...
With several events under her belt, the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Alcorn and Tippah C...
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Jury finds man guilty of child...
A three-day domestic violence trial ended late Thursday in Alcorn County Circuit Court. A jury fo...
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Rodeo rides 
into arena 
Frida...
Those who are bucking for the excitement of a professional rodeo can ride on down to the Crossroa...
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Dancers raise over $12K for Bo...
Organizers of the inaugural fundraiser, “Dancing Like the Stars,” will want to do their own happy...
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Sign-up deadline nears for ele...
FARMINGTON — Residents have only a few weeks to register to vote in the upcoming municipal primar...
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Community Yard Sale set for re...
t’s time to clean out those closets. The Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale will return in abou...
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Contraband camp statues come t...
The life-size bronze sculptures at the Corinth Contraband Camp will soon come to life. The augmen...
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New bill would reform campaign...
Tighter guidelines are on the horizon for campaign sending in the Magnolia State. Lawmakers agree...
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Sports
Toppers Win Third Straigh...
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NEW ORLEANS, La. – The tide may be finally turning for Blue Mountain baseball in the SSAC as the Toppers took their first ever series from Loyola (16-20, 2-7 SSAC) on Satur...
Patterson Leading Impress...
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(Oxford) - For sophomore quarterback Shea Patterson, everything is starting to click. With eight spring practices in the books, the Ole Miss quarterback is starting to unde...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Monday, March 27 HS Baseball Walnut @ Ashland (V & JV), 5 McNairy Central @ Chester Co., 6:30 HS Softball Myrtle @ Pine Grove (V & J...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•The Junior Auxiliary of Corinth will host a ‘glow in the dark’ golf tournament on Friday, April 7 at Shiloh Ridge. The cost is $65 ...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Friday, March 24) HS Baseball Corinth 7 Shannon 0 SHS 000 000 0 - 0 1 3
CHS 113 101 x- 7 8 0 (WP) Jackson Lancaster; Multiple Hits:...
Warriors Top Shannon; Central Rebounds To Defeat Mooreville
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
There were blowouts, no-hitters and close games all combined into one night on the diamond Friday in local action. At Corinth, Jacks...
Opinion
Response to crime in Mary...
by Cal Thomas
A rough translation of Maryland's state motto is "Strong Deeds, Gentle Words." In the case of a 14-year-old girl who was recently raped in a restroom at Rockville High Scho...
What to do about the unin...
by Larry Elder
When it comes to repealing and replacing Obamacare, defenders of President Barack Obama's signature domestic law constantly ask, "What about those with pre-existing illness...
GOP conservatives must ba...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
The 25 or so Republican conservative congressmen who are saying they will vote against President Donald Trump's health care bill hold the fate of the Trump presidency in th...
Perception is that Trump's policies are working
by Michael Barone
Perceptions matter. People make decisions, even life-altering decisions, based on what they perceive as likely to happen. To the ext...
Will Russiagate backfire on the left?
by Pat Buchanan
The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based o...
Gorsuch’s writings will impact debate on confirmation
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – For all of the questionable, quirky, and downright bizarre actions and utterances of our newly-minted President of the ...
Building a pyramid of memories
by Rheta Johnson
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- In one sleepy motion, I hit a snooze button on the hotel's clock that chums up the sound of breaking waves. Ah, a...
Gorsuch offers a nation of laws, not politics
by Star Parker
My first experience with Senate confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice nominee was in 1991 at the hearings for Clarence T...
Crossroads
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s the reason for all the ups and downs and t...
Neighborhood theater oper...
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie theater and the oldest operating cinema...
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusable “green bags,” but it’s worth thinkin...
International Women’s Day grounded in equality for all people
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female...
Loving those vehicle commercials about safety
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you just love Subaru commercials? I don’t own a Subaru, have never even ridden in one – but if I was depending on TV advertise...
Annual celebration takes root in European and American tradition
by Stacy Jones
Fat Tuesday has come and gone once again. One would think that those across the Bible Belt would celebrate Mardi Gras, the French ph...
Forty-year-old legislation continues to protect rights of those involved in education
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Titl...
Murphy's Law applies to motherhood
by Lora Ann Huff
While sitting in a doctor’s office the other day, I saw a framed list of Murphy’s Law scenarios and was laughing out loud before the...
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