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Board OKs kids 
day care center
by Jebb Johnston
A Corinth resident’s request to operate a children’s day care center in a residential zone on Kendrick Road cleared the city’s board of adjustment on Monday. The advisory panel’s recommendation to approve the request for variance will go to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for consideration during the regular June 6 meeting of the city board. The variance would allow operation of the day care in...
Autism awarenes
s group will 'Go Wild'
by Zack Steen
Reconnect 4 Autism will Go Wild later this week. The local Autism awareness group will host Go Wild with the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, a special hands-on program featuring live animals and fossils. Set for Friday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Region IV Clubhouse in Corinth, the free event will be presented by Northeast Mississippi Educational Outreach Naturalist Debora Waz. “This is g...
BREAKING: Rienzi shooting ruled self-defense
by Zack Steen
RIENZI – No charges are being filed after a Prentiss County woman was gunned down in Rienzi on Friday night. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said 77-year-old Gynell Windham was killed in self-defense following an altercation at the Rienzi Auction shortly before 7 p.m. He said the shooting occurred later when two vehicles stopped in the middle of Highway 356 near Hopewell Baptist Church and l...
Marshals capture
 local jail e...
IUKA — The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that last week’s jail escapee has been ca...
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MOA offers free eye
tests for ...
Local third graders who do not pass the 3rd Grade Reading Assessment state test can get a free ey...
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Victims identified in fatal wreck
A Iuka woman was killed Friday in a three vehicle wreck near a busy Corinth intersection. Alcorn ...
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Woman killed in Rienzi shooting
One person is in custody following a Friday night deadly shooting in Alcorn County. Sheriff Ben C...
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Living Free Ministries continu...
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in a multi-part series spotlighting Living Free Ministri...
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'Butterfly guy' highlights hom...
The “butterfly guy” fluttered into Corinth on Saturday. Retired teacher and museum educator Doug ...
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Man dies after assault in Kossuth
An assault investigation has turned to homicide as a man who was involved in a fight at Kossuth s...
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Officer terminated after Tisho...
IUKA — Assistance will be requested for the services of the U.S. Marshals Service following a jai...
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Local fundraiser a fun way to ...
It’s time to knock down some pins in an attempt to “Strike Out Suicide.” From 10 a.m. until noon ...
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Bridge near Kossuth reopens
Replacement of one of the county’s most unsafe bridges is complete. The Fourth District removed t...
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Jared George named MHP Trooper...
The Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper's Association announced the 2016 Trooper of the Year on Ma...
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Third-graders do well on state...
Alcorn County third-graders fared well on state tests which determine if a student is ready to en...
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Sports
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Averifact Junior Classic at the Bluffs Country Club in St. Francisville, LA May 27-28. The two-day, 36...
Ole Miss Softball
by ole miss sports information
OXFORD, Miss. – This weekend’s NCAA Super Regional between No. 12 Ole Miss and No. 5 UCLA will be featured as one of the nation’s marquee matchups, with all three games set...
Final Mississippi HS Base...
# School Ovr. Rating Str. +/- 1 Gulfport 33-6 30.1 17.7 2 West Lauderdale (Collinsville) 33-3 29.1 10.9 3 Oxford 32-7 27.9 15.0 +1 4 Oak Grove (Hattiesburg) 29-6 27.9 15.5 ...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Wednesday, May 24 HS Softball/Tennessee State Tournament McNairy Central vs Greenbriar/Elizabethton, 4 Thursday, June 1 HS Baseball ...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Averifact Junior Classic at the Bluffs Country Club in St. Fra...
SEC Baseball Tournament Schedule
Tuesday, May 23 Game 1 9:30 a.m. #6 Vanderbilt vs. #11 South Carolina [SEC Network] Game 2 TBD #7 Texas A&M vs. #10 Missouri [SEC Ne...
Baseball America Top 25
RANK SCHOOL RECORD PREVIOUS 1 Oregon State 45-4 1 2 North Carolina 44-11 3 3 Texas Tech 42-13 4 4 Florida 40-15 5 5 Louisville 46-9 ...
Opinion
We must say 'Not on our s...
by Rich Lowry
The Turkish government is obviously familiar with the concept of "chutzpah," if not necessarily the word. Ankara summoned the American ambassador to protest allegedly "aggr...
The genius of Roger Ailes
by Cal Thomas
Roger Ailes was no genius, not in the league of Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein. The founding chairman of Fox News Channel, who died last week from complications after ...
Special prosecutor needed...
by Pat Buchanan
Who is the real threat to the national security? Is it President Trump who shared with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov the intelligence that ISIS was developing laptop bombs...
Memorial Day honors those who gave all
by Wyatt Emmerich
Memorial Day is set aside to honor the 1.2 million Americans who died fighting for this country. About half of those soldiers died i...
Battle for school dollars now rests with Supreme Court
by Charlie Mitchell
Most students are out for summer, having finished their final exams. In all probability, there were no easy answers. The quest for b...
Can lawmakers ignore law? Attorney general says so
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON (AP) — Few political observers think former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove has much chance of winning his lawsuit trying to force the ...
Reach for hope in the darkness
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
The only way to get out of the darkness is to follow the light. Sometimes it's just a very faint light. Often you have to be in the ...
It's time to embrace the robots
by Rich Lowry
We have seen the enemy, and it is the robot. A wave of fear over automation is driving dire predictions about robots rendering swath...
Crossroads
Sometimes you just have t...
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’re pulling a 16’ livestock trailer and yo...
Organizing, packing light...
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, of course, with a detailed list of items...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. Keeping those two big items out allowed ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writ...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
Neighborhood theater operator presides over local movie scene
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie...
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusa...
International Women’s Day grounded in equality for all people
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female...
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