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Juvenile charged with murder in shooting
by Jebb Johnston
A 17-year-old turned himself in early Thursday morning after a fatal shooting on Johns Street Wednesday night. Detective Capt. Ralph Dance of the Corinth Police Department identified the victim as Anthony Beene, 19, of 860 County Road 511, Baldwyn. On Thursday afternoon, the department charged Amartrie Moss, 17, of Pierce Street with murder. He is being charged as an adult, and arraignment is s...
Classes set to resume
by Kimberly Shelton
Crossroads area parents can soon breathe a sign of relief as students head back to classes to learn and grow in wisdom. As buses prepare to roll in just two short weeks, administrators and faculty members are busy making plans for the upcoming year. A new state law recently overturned a bill passed by the Mississippi Legislature in 2012 that would have required school districts to begin the sch...
Discounted pet adoptions avail...
The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter is joining forces with Goody’s to find loving homes for preciou...
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Zaxby's begins work on Corinth...
The city of Corinth issued a remodeling construction permit on Monday for a new restaurant that w...
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City keeps youth busy during s...
A group of young Corinthians picked up some new skills and spending money while keeping busy for ...
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Man charged in Corinth drug bust
A Corinth man was charged Wednesday as an investigation of drug activity led to a search of his r...
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School tax hearing set
The Alcorn School District will hold a public hearing on Monday to discuss the proposed school di...
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Sports
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-24 Women’s Lib 26-10 Sweeter Than Yoo-Hoo 23-13 Justice League 22.5-13.5 The Rebels 21.5-14.5...
Ripley product to lead Un...
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Standout pitcher Ben Hellums has made the choice to assist in the rebuilding process of a team that just successfully achieved a move into one of the premier ...
Manning getting used to n...
by The Associated Press
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Though his physical condition is no longer a big question mark for Peyton Manning, when he looks around at training camp, he must feel like he's startin...
Forsythe resigns as MCHS boys’ coach
by Jeff York
SELMER, Tenn. -- McNairy Central boys’ basketball coach Steve Forsythe has resigned his position and will remain at the school as a ...
AC participates in Lady Tiger team camp
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Twelve squads representing nine high schools from across the Southeast descended upon the Northeast Mississippi Commun...
Padres’ Maybin suspended for amphetamine
by The Associated Press
CHICAGO -- San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball on Wednesday for testing posit...
Lady Devils top annual 1-3A team
by H. Lee Smith II
The Booneville Lady Blue Devils claimed their first state basketball championship and added some more postseason hardware. Boonevill...
Gurley: 2,000 yards 'would be awesome'
by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. --Todd Gurley downplays talk of being a potential Heisman Trophy candidate, but the Georgia running back can't contain ...
Opinion
No more aid to the Palest...
by Cal Thomas
The anti-Semitic “tradition” of blaming Jews for the world’s problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israel by the terro...
A New York Yankee in King...
by Rheta Johnson
They say that the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and ends at Vicksburg, Mississippi’s, Catfish Row. For the three of us on this funky...
The Day of the Hawk is at...
by Pat Buchanan
The bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie was premeditated mass murder. Gadhafi was taking revenge for Reagan's raid on Tripoli in 1986. The downing of KAL 007, flying from ...
Obama dragged down by chaos, not by the economy
by Michael Barone
"Why do you think President Obama's job rating is falling, even though the economy is recovering?" the interviewer asked. It's a fai...
Bordering on madness
by Thomas Sowell
In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-...
Neshoba Fair could shape Senate race
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON -- Mississippi's 2014 U.S. Senate race has been dominated by a bitter Republican primary that never seems to end. One of the...
When not meddling itself, government protects our privacy
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD -- Want privacy? Get a typewriter. Came across an article last week saying that’s what higher-ups in Germany are considering ...
Bordering on madness
by Thomas Sowell
In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-...
Crossroads
Obeying the law is in God...
by Gary Andrews
Much of the problems hindering today’s social society are that everyone wants to live by their own rules and not abide by rules put in place years and years ago. I remember...
New School Year
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone may think I’m harping about parenting and having the right attitude with our children and grandchildren, but with a new school year just around the corner, I think ...
Tips on being a better pa...
by Lora Ann Huff
Many of us wish we could do a better job at parenting or grandparenting. Researchers have found that what grown-up children look back on and value most is the time they spe...
Receiving God’s message through song
by Gary Andrews
I am a fan of gospel music and I really enjoy the Gaithers and all of the old time singers coming together to perform. I have only s...
Keepsakes help keep memories alive
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I came across an article I wrote many years ago, and in order to keep the memory of a couple of special folks from our com...
One of Corinth’s newest bands adds some ‘jazz’
by Stacy Jones
Corinth has its own three-piece jazz ensemble. And while “jazz ensemble” may not be the most exact moniker for the trio, they do inc...
‘Freedom Summer’ anniversary should honor sacrifices for the common good
by Stacy Jones
A platitude often repeated in small Southern towns pertains to a wistful yearning to return to “easier” times. However, this idyllic...
It’s important to stay on the right track
by Gary Andrews
Living in a town where trains pass through each day, I am going to be caught at a crossing sitting and waiting for all of these cars...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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