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Landowners oppose possible North Polk subdivision
by Jebb Johnston
Several North Corinth landowners, including the Siege and Battle of Corinth Commission, have put their opposition on the record regarding a possible residential development off North Polk Street. One of the neighboring property owners, Bill Davis, presented a petition to the Corinth Planning Commission on Monday regarding 10 acres of property at Farris Lane and North Polk Street. The move is so...
Eight-year-old hands out free Bibles
by Mark Boehler
Gideons International may have the perfect candidate for the global organization's next leader. Gideons are known for handing out free Bibles throughout the world and placing copies in hotel rooms. Eight-year-old Farmington resident Chris Leatherwood is too young to be a Gideon, but he is already in the business of giving away free Bibles. "Mom, do we have any extra Bibles?" he asked his mother...
Theater played host to Elvis P...
A theater where the King of Rock and Roll played one of his earliest shows could be a catalyst fo...
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Year in review: second quarter
Following is a roundup of Corinth and Alcorn County’s notable headlines from May through August: ...
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Area parks offer first day hikes
Diving feet first into the New Year, area parks will kick off the year's outdoor recreaction with...
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Christmas trees to mulch: Recy...
This year’s evergreens will be given a new life as they are broken down and transformed into nour...
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A year in review: 2014 opened ...
(Editor’s note: This is the first of three stories recapping notable news from the past year. Loo...
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Sports
Bobo named Offensive Co-MVP
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth Weston Bobo finished 30 yards shy of becoming a double 1,000-yard performer. The senior quarterback was named Co-Offensive MVP of Division 1-3A following a recent m...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Standings and results from recent league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Rebel Volunteer 12-25 Sweeter Than Yoo-Hoo 39-25 Corinth Automotive 39-25 K.L.C.S. 37-27 Russell’s B...
UGA’s Richt: Gurley headi...
by The Associated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Georgia running back Todd Gurley has informed coach Mark Richt that he plans to enter the NFL draft. Richt said after practice Friday for the Belk Bowl t...
Sims proves critics wrong with big season
by John Zenor
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The little boy approached Alabama coach Nick Saban with the directness only a kid can get away with. "Do we have ...
Lawyer: Video shows Chad Kelly not aggressor
by John Wawrow
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Mississippi football signee Chad Kelly's lawyer said he has video showing his client was not the aggressor in a figh...
Corinth throttles Amory in 1-4A twinbill
by H. Lee Smith II
Moving the start time didn’t do much for Amory, outside of getting the Lady Panthers and Panthers home an hour early than usual. Cor...
Kossuth doubles up as top seed
by H. Lee Smith II
SPRINGVILLE -- The Aggies made the tiebreaker mute. Kossuth got a game-high 29 points from Rick Hodum and locked up the top seed in ...
BHS clubs, AC girls head to break on high note
by H. Lee Smith II
WALNUT -- One night later, the Biggersville Lady Lions knocked of a Class 2A contender. Jada Tubbs scored a game-high 25 points, inc...
Opinion
Obama's foreign policy ha...
by Cal Thomas
Is it possible to hold two seemingly contradictory thoughts about the president's decision to partially end the half-century embargo against Cuba? Can one agree with conser...
Can Fisher clean up Missi...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE — Can the boot-tough lawman who took on the methamphetamine epidemic in Mississippi clean up the Mississippi Department of Corrections? I wouldn’t bet against hi...
Looking back at the 2014 ...
by Rita Parks-Potts
I want to sincerely thank each and every one of you for the honor and priviledge of representing District 4 in the Mississippi Senate. The 2014 Mississippi State Senate Ses...
Organ donation brings hope from tragedy
by By Ray and Bettsy Crawford
Our daughter, Hilary Crawford Bradford, was a nurturing person who enjoyed making people laugh and feel good. Her greatest joy was b...
Romney, Cheney, Kim Jong Un are all together again
by Roger Simon
Ask Dr. Politics! You are fair, and we are unbalanced: Dear Dr. Politics: The column you wrote about Mitt Romney was vile and disgus...
Forget about Santa; Amazon has a patent
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Forget about Santa Claus. You may be reading this before he visits. You may be reading this after he has come and gone. You...
The rape on campus epidemic
by Michael Barone
The total discrediting of Rolling Stone's story on rape at the University of Virginia has shined a light on one of the least palatab...
Race card can ruin us all
by Thomas Sowell
The cold-blooded murder of two New York City policemen as they sat in their car is not only an outrage but also a wake-up call. It s...
Crossroads
'Wild' -- From wild, wool...
by Terry Burns
Wild, R, *****, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern. Director Jean-Marc Vallee. Fox Searchlight Pictures. Length 115 minutes. This is an adventure for Cheryl (Reese Witherspoon) ...
Christmas Joy
by Lora Ann Huff
“In the first light of a new day, no one knew he had arrived; things continued as they had been while a newborn softly cried. But the heavens wrapped in wonder, knew the me...
Christmas holiday has roo...
by Stacy Jones
On “the darkest evening of the year,” as he describes it in the poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” poet Robert Frost’s speaker muses over the conflict between obl...
The holiday elf sensation
by Stacy Jones
In 2005, author Carol Aeborsold self-published a book that would create a new holiday institution. The subject of the book was an el...
Sharing friends’ and family’s favorite recipes
by Sue Bronson
The story goes that once upon a time when cousin Billy was eating at a restaurant, the waitress asked if he wanted dessert. She prai...
Christ in Christmas
by Lora Ann Huff
Much has been said and written the last few years about an effort by some to change the term “Christmas” to “holiday” or some other ...
Best-loved Christmas movie has interesting setting and inspiring plot
by Stacy Jones
Sit back for a moment: you are now in Bedford Falls, as the sign reads in the movie. The snow is falling, and Harry Bailey is on his...
Western movie tells unusual, creative story
by Terry Burns
Homesman, R, *****, Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, John Lithgow, James Spader. EuropCorp. Director Tommy Lee Jones. Length 122 minut...
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Philip Henson (George) and Channing Palmer (Mary) are part of the 46-member cast of "It's a Wonderful Life." / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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