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Missing man's vehicle found
by Jebb Johnston
A Corinth family is waiting on results from the state crime lab after their missing relative’s vehicle was found burned in Lee County. The Lincoln Navigator with a DeSoto County license plate was found in a rural area of Verona. Corinth Alderman J.C. Hill was notified of the discovery Friday afternoon by the Lee County coroner. “Right now, all we know is some remains were in the truck, the truc...
A Night to Howl at the Moon
by Zack Steen
Animal lovers will get a chance to howl under the moon for a good cause. The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter will host "A Night to Howl Under Moon" this week in downtown Corinth. The fundraiser event, set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, will be the first for the shelter’s new foundation which will raise funds to construct a new state-of-the-art-shelter. The block party style event, co-presented by Vicari...
Sheriff's office investigates 'suspicious' death
by Mark Boehler
FARMINGTON — The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues an investigation of the “suspicious” weekend death of an Alcorn County woman. “The circumstances surrounding this death is suspicious,” Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian on Monday morning. “We need a ruling from the cause of death before we proceed with the investigation.” The victim was identified as 44-ye...
National honors: Corinth Coca-...
The Crossroads area can truly “have a Coke and a smile” as a locally based company recently recei...
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Not forgotten: Special ceremon...
Every action, word, song and prayer had meaning. America’s Prisoners of War (POW) and soldiers Mi...
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Symphony celebrates state's sp...
Gospel music and spirituals will be among the wide variety of musical selections this weekend as ...
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Victim identified in fatal car...
One person is dead following a head-on collision between an Alcorn School District bus and a car ...
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Peck excited about fair perfor...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music singer Danielle Peck said she is excited to come to Corinth to p...
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Alcorn County fair gets underway
Kids as young as five will take to the track this weekend at the Alcorn County Fair. “Some will b...
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Traffic stop leads to felony d...
A Corinth man faces a felony drug charge following a traffic stop. Johnny W. Austin, 72, of Count...
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Woman dies after found unrespo...
A 29-year-old woman who was being held on a shoplifting charge died after she was found unrespons...
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Gallery features longtime art ...
As she ponders the things that have moved her to paint, Ann Waller declares “South by Southwest” ...
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Tishomingo County rejects prop...
IUKA — Tishomingo County voters on Tuesday soundly rejected a proposed tourism tax to be collecte...
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Man faces drug charge
An Alcorn County man faces a felony drug charge following a traffic stop. Jordan Neil Talley was ...
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Popular fair cheer-off moves t...
Two popular events are returning this weekend to the Alcorn County Fair. The annual fair Cheer Of...
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Sports
Mississippi Prep Football...
by The Associated Press
Here are Mississippi's top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Wes...
Central takes down Corint...
by the Daily Corinthian
Following is a summary of a pair of games played Tuesday evening around the area. Check the scoreboard in the left rail for more game scores. HS Volleyball: Alcorn Central ...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Monday, September 18 HS Softball @ Kossuth Kossuth 10 Falkner 5 FHS 100 020 2 - 5 11 4 KHS 040 024 x - 10 19 5 (WP) Avery Mullins (LP) Samantha Bates; MH: (KHS) Mason Drewe...
Plaza Lanes League Bowling Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest league bowling results from Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Monday Night Major: Week of 09/11) Bowling Alley Hustlers 1...
Local/Regional Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
State/Regional Scoreboard Mississippi State 37 No. 12 LSU 7 Memphis 48 No 25 UCLA 45 No. 24 Florida 26 No. 23 Tennessee 20 No. 15 Au...
Bulldogs stun Tigers at Davis Wade
by The Associated Press
STARKVILLE, Miss.— Nick Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to help Mississippi State rout No. 12 LSU ...
Booneville defeats Tish. County; Kossuth destroys New Albany
by by Joel Counce/for the Daily Corinthian
Following is a recap of other area games played Friday night. Booneville 40, Tishomingo County 20 The Booneville Blue Devils were sh...
Opinion
School takeover tangled i...
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — The potential state takeover of Mississippi's second-largest school district has highlighted the depth of anger some people feel about how policymakers treat...
Senate to soon pass defen...
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Meeting the needs of our military is the basic mission of the defense authorization bill that Congress passes every year. Those needs include building additional ships – a ...
The agony of The Wall
by Rich Lowry
Build that wall! Eventually. Or at least patch up some existing fencing. If Chuck and Nancy will agree. Donald Trump's signature pledge to build a border wall, aka The Wall...
We are a forever changed people
by Ray Mosby
“Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”—Benjamin Frank...
A "Read my lips" moment for Trump?
by Pat Buchanan
"Having cut a deal with Democrats for help with the debt ceiling, will Trump seek a deal with Democrats on amnesty for the 'Dreamers...
Why didn't you think of this?
by Lenore Skenazy
Every once in a while, someone comes up with a truly new idea for a product. The Pop-Tart. The Tesla. Twitter. (Use with care!) Usua...
Tribalism marches on
by Pat Buchanan
Recently, a columnist-friend, Matt Kenney, sent me a 25-year-old newspaper with his chiding that my column had been given better pla...
Trump makes the option play
by Cal Thomas
What just happened? President Trump cut a deal with Democrats to pay for hurricane damage relief and raise the debt ceiling without ...
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Public education is vital...
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. I have contracted independently in this ...
A house and a home are di...
by Lora Ann Huff
Many years ago my Home Economics teacher at Alcorn Central High School marked me for life. Mrs. Lorene Dean stressed over and over to her class of girls that “a house does ...
History of Labor Day sugg...
by Stacy Jones
Like most Americans, I do not plan to be working Monday. I will refrain from labor on my day off. Many people, though, who see it as time away from their jobs likely do not...
Rogers' quotes offer wit and insight
by Lora Ann Huff
The following quotes are supposedly by comedian Will Rogers, and since someone shared them with me, I felt the need to “pay it forwa...
Trip to former President’s town offers unrivaled experience
by Stacy Jones
My quest to visit Plains, Georgia began last fall when I discovered the Plains Inn, the quaint, renovated upstairs hotel above an an...
God is faithful through our trials
by Lora Ann Huff
With troubles in our country and around the world, many may wonder what will happen next; but in our area there are undoubtedly hund...
Beloved poem encourages faith in tough times
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular p...
Sometimes you just have to get turned around
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’r...
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