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Tourism pledges support to history museum
by Steve Beavers
The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Board is lending a hand to make sure local black history keeps being taught. Members of the seven-person board approved funding to help the Black History Museum of Corinth make ends meet during its regular meeting Tuesday. Museum board president Freida Miller approached tourism last month "in need of help to maintain a reasonable state of operatio...
Over 3,000 attend reenactment
by Zack Steen
IUKA – More than 3,000 spectators converged on Tishomingo County for the annual Battle of Iuka reenactment held this past weekend on the date the actual battle took place 153 years ago. Held three weeks earlier in recent years, event organizer Harold Lomenick said changing the date helped increase attendance this year. “The entire weekend was a huge success,” said Lomenick. “By changing the dat...
Program assists older workers
In celebration of National Employ Older Workers Week, Experience Works is joining the DOL in reco...
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Female golfers 'Rally for Cure'
Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club is getting October off on the right foot. The local golf course is tee...
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Artist shows how to transform ...
Susan Patton enjoys painting memories. Drawing from family photos and other snapshots that evoke ...
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Pickwick Lake drawdown begins ...
PICKWICK — The Tennessee Valley Authority is accelerating the annual drawdown of the Pickwick Lan...
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Intersection project goes to b...
The long-planned project to upgrade the intersection of South Parkway and U.S. Highway 72 is movi...
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Sports
Bulldogs confident after ...
by David Brandt
JACKSON -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen was a man in a good mood earlier this week, bouncing up the stairs on his way to a speaking engagement in the state's capital ...
SEC suspends MSU center f...
by The Associated Press
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State offensive lineman Dillon Day has been suspended one game by the Southeastern Conference for "multiple flagrant and unsportsmanlike acts" dur...
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
A week after a clean sheet was entered, three losses ruled the day. Out-of-stater Bailey Wolfe garnered honors this week, as 10 of the 42 total entries turned in 10-3 marks...
North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway
by H. Lee Smith II
Awards were recently handed out following the completion of the 2014 season at North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway. Dirt track rac...
No. 10 Rebels know tougher tests ahead
by David Brandt
Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze is certainly pleased his team is undefeated and has its highest national ranking since 2009. He's also...
Aggies collect third shutout victory
by Steve Beavers
NETTLETON – Kossuth returned the favor. The Aggies won their fourth straight decision with a 20-0 blanking of host Nettleton on Frid...
Mustangs down Bears
by Steve Beavers
MANTACHIE – Alcorn Central took an early lead only to see Mantachie answer with 18 straight points. The Mustangs (3-2) used the spur...
Warriors bounce back with rout
by H. Lee Smith II
NEW ALBANY -- The Corinth Warriors turned in stellar performances on both sides of the ball and bounced back from last Friday’s loss...
Opinion
The media's absurd NFL hy...
by Rich Lowry
During the past few weeks, two sets of initials have dominated the news – ISIL and NFL – and the casual listener would be hard-pressed to decide which is more odious. It's ...
Who wants war?
by Thomas Sowell
Some pundits are saying that President Obama has been floundering in his response to the ISIS crisis because public opinion polls show most Americans don't want another war...
Is Burger King an economi...
by Pat Buchanan
"Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains." Jefferson's brutal verdict co...
Understanding health insurance numbers is key to plotting future
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – In 2013, the Census Bureau reports in their Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement that about ...
Which is the weaker party?
by Michael Barone
Which of our two great political parties is the stronger? Maybe it makes more sense to ask which of the two is weaker. The case that...
Hosemann will offer elections ideas
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — There are no gaping flaws in Mississippi elections. This Chris McDaniel stuff is just that: stuff. All that’s required for ...
Why do Americans hate America?
by Cal Thomas
After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one r...
Book gives parents unique advice
by Thomas Sowell
Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still not talking at age two,...
Crossroads
'Tombstones': Bad guys an...
by Terry Burns
A Walk Among the Tombstones, R, ***, Liam Neeson, Don Stevens, David Harbor, Astro or birth name Brian Bradley. Cross Creek Pictures. Director Scott Frank. Length 113 minut...
Southern women remain an ...
by Stacy Jones
Southern women are lively, interesting characters. A couple of friends reminded me of that fact this past week. First, the Miss America pageant apparently got some Southern...
Remembering the music of ...
by Lora Ann Huff
Watching a recent TV replay of a retirement concert by the Statler Brothers, I remembered the days when as a teenager, I began to love their music. The first song coming to...
Trains remain part of downtown Corinth’s character
by Stacy Jones
Where I live in downtown Corinth, every day is like the opening of the Johnny Cash song “Fulsom Prison Blues”— without the prison ba...
Wonderful muscadines bring back memories
by Lora Ann Huff
Browsing through the fresh produce in the grocery section of our local super store, I got a whiff of a unique smell that takes me ba...
A list of movies to be released in September
by Terry Burns
Maybe this will be a handy sheet for movies that just might be worth the time. Doing this by the month should make for a list worth ...
Govan sang “sweet soul music” with distinct Memphis style
by Stacy Jones
He may not be a household name like Otis Redding, the singer to whom he was most often compared, but Memphis musician James Govan wa...
After November passes through nothing will live
by Terry Burns
he November Man, R, ***, Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko. Dreamline. Director Roger Donaldson. Time 1 hour 48 minutes. “...
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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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