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Local teachers tour industries
by Kimberly Shelton
It was a day of excitement and educational fun as Alcorn County instructors gathered in the Biggersville High School gym on Monday to take part in the areas first Industry Tour for Teachers. Presented by the Advisory Board and Steering Committees of C.A.R.E Community Foundation and the Commission on the Future of Alcorn County, the tour focused on local careers, the necessary training and educa...
Reception honors new NE president
by Steve Beavers
Ricky Ford is getting the official welcome. The Alcorn County style. The Alliance, City of Corinth, Alcorn County Board of Supervisors and Corinth Coca-Cola/Refreshments are combining to host a reception in honor of the new president of Northeast Mississippi Community College. The event, open to the public, will be held Thursday from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Weaver Center inside Refreshments. "Ricky ...
County will keep inmate workers
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors has decided to keep the inmates who have been in the now-c...
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Higher turnout expected for pr...
The first round of election 2015 is set to begin. Election holders are making final preparations ...
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Open Market bringing new life ...
New life has been pumped into one of Corinth’s long time businesses. SOCO District business partn...
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Power association election set...
Three Alcorn County residents will vie for two open seats on the Alcorn County Electric Power Ass...
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Museum launches annual photo c...
Photographers can earn more dough when they say cheese this year. The Crossroads Museum is puttin...
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Sports
Aggies, Lions expected bi...
by H. Lee Smith II
A little more for the maroons. Kossuth High School and Biggersville High School will open preseason football camp on Monday in preparation for the 2015 season openers. Koss...
Warriors open preseason c...
by H. Lee Smith II
By this time next week, Doug Jones will be preparing for Corinth High School’s Black and Red Scrimmage. But first things, first. Jones opens his fourth preseason camp on Mo...
Mets get Cespedes at trad...
by The Associated Press
NEW YORK -- The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to ...
No surprise: Winston starting QB
by The Associated Press
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are turning over their offense to Jameis Winston. Coach Lovie Smith officially named the fir...
3 private schools leaving for the MAIS
by The Clarion-Ledger
JACKSON -- Mississippi high school athletics experienced a major tremor Wednesday, almost three weeks before the start of football s...
Dodgers bolster pitching via Braves, Marlins trades
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-play...
Kubiak hoping history repeats itself
by The Associated Press
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Gary Kubiak sure has the blueprints. He helped guide the Denver Broncos to back-to-back Super Bowls in the late ...
Roberts named Aggies head coach
by H. Lee Smith II
Joe Dan Roberts was happy to adhere to the old sports’ adage. After watching Kossuth take the Pine Grove Tournament the last two yea...
Opinion
Debates vs. debates
by Cal Thomas
WARWICK, England – When it comes to debates the Oxford Union, which bills itself as the "world's most prestigious debating society," remains the gold standard. Begun in 182...
Jason Oliver lived a rich...
by Sid Salter
PHILADELPHIA – During the Neshoba County Fair – a time reserved for family, fun and politics – I received some news that cast a long shadow over my favorite week of the yea...
Is America entering a New...
by Michael Barone
Forty-seven years ago, the musical "Hair" opened on Broadway. Elderly mavens – the core theater audience then, unlike the throngs of tourists flocking to cheap movie adapta...
The fact-free left: Part II
by Thomas Sowell
There is no way to know what is going on in someone else's mind. But sometimes their behavior tells you more than their words. The p...
Could Trump win?
by Pat Buchanan
The American political class has failed the country, and should be fired. That is the clearest message from the summer surge of Bern...
Dealing with Donald Trump
by Star Parker
A businessman once told me that in business, when things are not working, sometimes you have to "throw a brick through the window." ...
Trump and the High Priests of the press
by Roger Simon
Having decided that Donald Trump is unworthy of his popularity, the grandees of journalism are hard-pressed to explain why he is so ...
Earth to Kepler-452b
by Cal Thomas
NASA has discovered the answer to all of our problems. It is another planet, a possible twin to Earth that could theoretically susta...
Crossroads
Teaching is a labor of love
by Lora Ann Huff
With the new school year just around the corner, I’m feeling sorry for the small children who will soon be getting into the routine of bus rides, long days in the classroom...
Quotes recalled from 1957
by Lora Ann Huff
The Corinth area lost two good men this week. I thought it quite ironic that Ralph Hurley and Leon Fields went home so close to the same time. Both are well known in our ar...
Novel's publication raise...
by Stacy Jones
Today I am driving through Alabama on my way to a wedding this week in Florida. I am sure that today, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, is somewhat of a special day in Alabama, but I...
Americans and Christians need a discerning spirit
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone mentioned the word “discernment” the other day, and that was the exact word I had been thinking about lately. At this moment...
Crossroads’ slugburger tradition carries history, nostalgia
by Stacy Jones
It is possible these days, in the time of modern technology, to open the Yelp app on a smartphone or visit Yelp.com on the web and s...
Film about loving, learning rates five-plus stars
by Terry Burns
I’ll See You in My Dreams, PG13, *****Plus, Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Director Bret Haley, Two Flints Production Co....
Professor’s controversial tweets raise interesting questions
by Stacy Jones
Be careful what you rant about on social media—at least if you have a job subject to public scrutiny. Such appeared to be the case f...
Faith remains through cancer fight
by Lora Ann Huff
Everyone has a story – and several members of our Sunday School class have had extraordinary health issues for the past few years th...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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