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Grave conditions upset woman
by Steve Beavers
An Alcorn County woman is highly upset about the conditions of six graves at Forrest Memorial Park. A huge piece of a vault rests just a few feet from the grave of Michelle Miles' grandparents while another part also lies near the graves. The effected graves are located in the middle section of the cemetery adjacent to the funeral home. For more details, see the Daily Corinthian online edition ...
Sheriff's deputy confiscates drugs
by Mark Boehler
A couple remains in custody in the Alcorn County Jail pending drug possession charges after a routine traffic stop early Sunday morning. Alcorn County Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Mayhall made the stop at 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Alcorn County Road 226. Found in the vehicle were 9.8 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of $1,000, said Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. A small amount of marijuan...
Burnsville woman faces drug ch...
A Burnsville woman faces a felony drug charge after her vehicle was stopped by an Alcorn County s...
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JA seeks nominations for citiz...
The Junior Auxiliary of Corinth, announced today that letters have been mailed to local civic org...
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Kossuth school auditorium coul...
KOSSUTH — The old auditorium on the Kossuth Elementary School campus was the showcase of hundreds...
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Valentine's celebration will b...
Celebrating Cupid's return to the Crossroads area, the beautiful Franklin Courtyard will be the s...
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City approves commercial trash...
The City of Corinth finalized an agreement with Waste Connections to service its commercial dumps...
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Sports
Central sweeps on Senior ...
by H. Lee Smith II
GLEN -- Alcorn Central made the most of Senior Night, sweeping Hickory Flat on Friday. It also proved to be a longer celebration, as the Golden Bears needed overtime and a ...
Kossuth drops fourth stra...
by H. Lee Smith II
Back-to-back trips to Tippah County didn’t help Kossuth’s cause. One night after falling at Ripley, the Lady Aggies and Aggies were swept by Walnut. It was the fourth conse...
S. Carolina, A&M meet in ...
by The Associated Press
Here are some things to watch in the Southeastern Conference this week: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 25 South Carolina at No. 8 Texas A&M: Two of the SEC's three ranked teams s...
Corinth winning streak ends in OT
by H. Lee Smith II
The third time wasn’t a charm. After prevailing in a pair of overtime games while building the second-longest, single-season winning...
Roberson helps Vandy upset A&M
by The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt was tired of the constant criticism. So the Commodores took it out on No. 8 Texas A&M as Jeff Roberso...
Moody gets 23 in win over Missouri
by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri made Stefan Moody work for his points. Not quite hard enough, as it turned out. The prolific guard had 23 ...
5 Warriors ink on signing day
by H. Lee Smith II
Five Corinth High School athletes signed autographs on Wednesday. And got something back in return. The quintet opted to continue th...
Top QB, OL among Ole Miss signees
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi went toe-to-toe with college football's biggest programs for some of the nation's elite prospects on Wednesday...
Opinion
One thing can keep Trump ...
by Roger Simon
They hate him; they really hate him. Donald Trump is not the golden boy he thought he was. He thought he could build an invincible campaign by combining media manipulation ...
No firewall for Clinton
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
As Hillary Clinton underwhelms in Iowa, barely eking out of a tie with Bernie Sanders – a thought that would have been ridiculous six months ago – her supporters cling to t...
The age of working-class ...
by Rich Lowry
We live in the age of working-class discontent, which, if it wasn't obvious before, has been made plain by the passions roiling 2016 presidential politics. The media's pref...
Carmichael’s courage paved way for GOP success
by Sid Salter
My first exposure to statewide politics outside the confines of the Founder’s Square Pavilion at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds was ...
Trump's disregard for private property
by Star Parker
Donald Trump is running a pretty successful presidential campaign saying that he wants to "Make America Great Again." But he seems t...
The United States of Trump
by Cal Thomas
"You wonder how these things begin." – (The Fantasticks) In the beginning there was a combative media. Dating back to Colonial Ameri...
Magic words can make realities vanish
by Thomas Sowell
Random thoughts on the passing scene: Will this November's presidential election come down to a choice between a felon and a pied pi...
Alien on the planet of fitness
by Rheta Johnson
In the flush of the new year, and at an old friend's prodding, I joined, for the first time ever, a health club. My dear friend's th...
Crossroads
Corinth Library has many ...
by By Cody Daniel, Corinth Librarian
January has turned out to be colder than we expected, but that’s just the perfect time for dipping into a good novel. Just grab a big blanket and a warm drink – we’ll take ...
The iconic ‘day the music...
Fifty-seven years ago this week, the end of an era occurred. Some might even say that it was “the day the music died,” as singer Don McLean crooned in his song “American Pi...
A good question: 'Who is ...
by Lora Ann Huff
Several years ago a friend shared a story with me that continues to stick in my mind. I used it in my column back then and most of you have heard the story elsewhere, but I...
A sad true story about what happened in Benghazi
by Terry Burns
Thirteen Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, R, *****, John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, Pablo Schreiber, Director Michael Bay, ...
Hateful Eight brings classic Tarantino darkness
by Terry Burns
The Hateful Eight, ****1/2, R rated, Double Feature Films, 167 Minutes, Samuel Jackson, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Bruce Dern. I am usu...
Mothers are truly special, amazing people to treasure, enjoy
by Lora Ann Huff
Why do kids expect mothers to be such exceptional people? Maybe we are taught that by the way mothers react to meet needs or repair ...
New TN state test measures preparation for post-secondary success
by Stacy Jones
Get ready for new state tests in English and math, Tennessee—but without that anxiety that may traditionally accompany the word “tes...
'Revenant' offers frontier adventure on film
by Terry Burns
The Revenant, R, ***** 156 minutes, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Director Alexandro, New Regency Pictures. This film is excellent, ...
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Alcorn School District board president Carroll Morton welcomes aboard new interim second district school board member Laura Studdard. / Staff photo by Zack Steen
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