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Park director reflects on first year
by Zack Steen
With almost one year in the books as Corinth/Alcorn Parks & Recreation director, Ray Holloway has settled into his new position without much trouble. “It’s been an exciting first year,” he said. “I had a few struggles in the beginning as anyone would in a major move, but things seem to get better and better with each passing day.” Holloway started at the helm of the local park system on June 30...
‘Find Your Park’ close to home
by Steve Beavers
Shiloh National Military Park and the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center are getting ready to celebrate. The park has big plans when the National Park Service turns 100 in 2016. The NPS will soon begin the public engagement campaign "Find Your Park" to reintroduce national parks to a new generation of Americans. "Most of the public knows we have national parks, but when when they start namin...
More than 7,600 flags placed b...
Sixteen year old Eagle Scout Andy Clausel took his time placing flags one foot in front of graves...
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Piano teacher retires after 56...
It all started with a knock at the door for piano teacher Janet Gray. Since that tap on the door ...
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MDOC addresses inmate labor issue
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is not ruling out the possibility of some inmate labore...
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Art auction supports Verandah-...
Local artists are putting some of their best work on the auction block to help the ongoing restor...
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County schools increase Intern...
Improving technology is a focus for Alcorn School District Network Administrator Rose Seaborn thi...
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Sports
NEMCABB enters silver ter...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball turns 25 today. In line with the Sliver Anniversary, the annual All-Star showcase continues its expansion ...
SEC agenda includes trans...
by The Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference agenda for spring meetings leans heavily toward ensuring other leagues don't have any competitive advantage, either from sat...
Harden's unique game hard...
by The Associated Press
HOUSTON -- Whether he's stirring the pot after a big shot or flailing his arms to draw contact en route to the basket James Harden evokes strong reactions from fans and pla...
Hawks' Carroll avoids serious injury
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- An MRI on DeMarre Carroll's left knee showed no structural damage, and he hopes to play for Atlanta in Friday night's Gam...
Tull 8 shots back after 1-over 73
by H. Lee Smith II
Alex Tull shot a one-over on Wednesday and now sits eight shots off of the lead after the second round of action at the NJCAA Divisi...
Howard unsure if he can play in Game 2
by The Associated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has a sprained left knee and is unsure whether he'll be able to play against...
Goodell wants to hear directly from Brady
by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday it's his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback...
Tull 2 shots back after first round
by H. Lee Smith II
Alex Tull is part of a log jam. The Northeast Mississippi Community College freshman is among a group of three golfers two shots bac...
Opinion
The false god of politics
by Cal Thomas
If you visit Mount Olympus, you will see scores of crumbling statues to false gods once worshipped by ancient Greeks. The same is true in Rome, where statues of political g...
Wright has her act together
by Wyatt Emmerich
Carey Wright, Mississippi’s superintendent for eduction, has her act together. If all the students in Mississippi were as smart as she is, our education problems would be o...
The two-point-something c...
by Michael Barone
This spring it seems as if there have been two-point-something Republican presidential candidacy announcements per week. And, since she made her own announcement April 12, ...
The rail fantasy
by Rich Lowry
The Amtrak crash outside of Philadelphia was an invitation for practically every politician in the Northeast and every transit exper...
Is it really all our fault?
by Pat Buchanan
As Middle America rises in rage against "fast track" and the mammoth Obamatrade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, The Wal...
GOP will keep Senate
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Democrats are salivating at the prospect of recapturing the Senate in 2016. With 24 of the 34 seats up in this cycle now held by Rep...
Danger for law enforcement officers never far away
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — When they cranked their patrol cars to start their shifts on the Saturday night before Mother’s Day, Hattiesburg policemen ...
Does Rubio have that Reagan magic?
by Star Parker
Two new polls are showing a decisive bounce in the presidential run by Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. In an Economist/YouGov p...
Crossroads
Wonderful World
by Lora Ann Huff
Maybe I’m still on my soapbox this week, but after attending awards ceremonies in a county elementary school and then a kindergarten program in our city school, I have come...
‘King of the Blues’ says ...
by Stacy Jones
Last Friday I awoke to sad news on public radio: B.B. King died at the age of 89 at his home in Las Vegas late Thursday night. It had been expected after the announcement o...
Gun Law
by Lora Ann Huff
The trends and news of our day never cease to amaze me. Yesterday on national news I heard there’s a push now to legalize guns on college campuses. In fact, they reported t...
Downtown Corinth living offers observation, interest, vitality
by Stacy Jones
Living downtown and watching the transmutations of a town are akin to residing with a familiar companion and learning the nuances of...
Endless Summer
by Lora Ann Huff
My eyes filled with tears when I read the words on the tote bag in a local store. “We dream of summers that last forever.” The pictu...
Movie remains musical cult classic as it celebrates 35th anniversary
by Stacy Jones
The opening scene of the movie is classic: nighttime breaks into a smoggy morning haze, and the sun rises over the gridded landscape...
Latest Avengers movie has plenty of action
by Terry Burns
Avengers: Age of Ultron, PG-13 ***1/2, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johanson, Jeremy Renn...
Barnabas
by Lora Ann Huff
Have you ever thought about how, in the grand scheme of things, you would like to be remembered when you’re gone? What do you do tha...
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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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