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'It's the most wonderful time': Christmas concert returns
by Jebb Johnston
For some, it has become as much a tradition as putting up the tree, hanging the stockings and giving gifts. The Corinth Area Arts Council’s gift to the community, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Coliseum Civic Center. It is the 11th year for the Christmas concert, which brings together talent of all ages to perform a mix of secular and sacred Christm...
Toy drive accepting donations
by L.A. Story
A local organization and a local business have teamed up to bring some Christmas magic into the lives of area children. The American Legion Auxiliary Post 6 and Corinthian Funeral home have launched their Third Annual Toy Drive to help ensure underprivileged children in the Crossroads area have some gifts to open on Christmas morning. “This is the third year for this to happen and each year is ...
Trial ends in hung jury
by Jebb Johnston
An Alcorn County jury couldn’t reach a verdict last week in a case involving charges of sexual battery and fondling. The trial of Ronald Larry Goodloe, 36, ended Friday with the circuit court jury in an 11-1 deadlock. He was indicted in April 2016 on two counts of sexual battery and one count of fondling. The charges involved two minors. The state presented testimony from family members and oth...
Orchestra hosting a 'Dickens' of a concert
by L.A. Story
The Spirit of Christmas Past is bound to guide the attendees of the upcoming Corinth Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert as they present “An English Dickens Christmas.” Tickets are on sale now for the concert which will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Corinth Coliseum Civic Center located at 404 Taylor Street. It is the second concert of the CSO’s 2017-2018 concert season. The season h...
County hosting cleanup
Alcorn County wants residents to roll up their sleeves and do some spring cleaning. Planning has ...
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Shelter to unveil new building...
The plans are ready. The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter will host a new shelter building plan unve...
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Two arrested on drug charges
A pair of local residents face drug charges following recent traffic stops. Adrian Dixon, 31, of ...
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Four-way stop planned for Doug...
A new four-way stop is planned near Corinth Middle School. It is part of ongoing efforts to impro...
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Shopping local: Gallery offers...
Like busy elves, local artists have decked the halls of the Corinth Art Gallery with plenty of gi...
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Massive fire began in wall ven...
An electrical fire inside a wall mount ventilation fan is believed to be the cause of the massive...
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Red Green Market brings 76 ven...
The regions finest selection of handcrafted goods will welcome shoppers to this weekend’s annual ...
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12 units, 8 departments fight ...
A second massive fire in Alcorn County in four days has destroyed a local business. The 12:30 p.m...
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Vietnam vets can enjoy free me...
Saturday will be a time to honor local Vietnam veterans. The American Legion Perry A. Johns Post ...
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Photos with Santa: Event suppo...
Santa Claus is coming to the Red Green Market to help save the fire truck. The Crossroads Museum ...
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Tempers flare over bond issue
A Monday night Board of Education meeting had heated debate before board members cast the final v...
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Caterpillar celebrates 35th an...
The first Corinth Caterpillar facility opened its doors in 1982 with just 11 employees. Thirty-fi...
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Sports
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Friday HS Basketball Lighthouse Classic Day 1 @ Corinth High School Alcorn Central vs Potts Camp, 9 a.m. Biggersville vs Ashland, 10:30 a.m. Houlka vs Middleton, Noon Cordo...
Lady Bulldogs to play in ...
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Third-ranked Mississippi State faces its first ranked opponent of the season as it takes on 24th-ranked Arizona State in Thursday’s opening day of the C...
Lighthouse Classic begins Friday
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Happy Thanksgiving to one and all. Enjoy your special day with friends and family followed by plenty of NFL football. Then get some ...
Plaza Lanes League Bowling Results
by the Daily Corinthian
(Monday Night Major: Week of 11/13) MS Care 32 20 Shot Who? 31 21 Outlaws 31 21 Hughes Outdoor & Marina 28 24 Bowling Alley Hustlers...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, November 21 HS Basketball @ Kossuth Turkey Tournament (consolation game) (G) Corinth 55 Itawamba AHS 52 Halftime: 37-26 Cor...
Corinth earns long-awaited win over New Albany
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
BY KENT MOHUNDRO kmohundro@dailycorinthian.com The Corinth High School girls soccer team has enjoyed some fair success in recent yea...
Opinion
There is much to be thank...
by Wyatt Emmerich
My favorite column to write is the Thanksgiving Day column. We have so much to be thankful for. How amazing that a few pilgrims 400 years ago landed on the grim and gray sh...
Amazon doesn't need corpo...
by Jim Hightower
Isn’t it funny that right-wing politicians across the country piously rant against giving a few bucks worth of jobless benefits to the needy — then turn around and shove bi...
The Museum of the Bible i...
by Cal Thomas
The Museum of the Bible opened in Washington, D.C., last weekend, and not a moment too soon for a city (and nation) plagued by scandal. In addition to ongoing investigation...
Trump's Asia trip will bring benefits
by Sen. Roger Wicker
President Trump has completed the longest presidential tour of Asia in nearly three decades, visiting five countries in 12 days. The...
Always helping kids isn't helping kids
by Lenore Skenazy
Helicopter parents who hover over their kids are the most popular of punching bags. Remember the mom who sued her 4-year-old's $19,0...
Bryant proposes free community college for some
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON (AP) — Free community college for all Mississippians would be an ambitious and easy-to-explain goal. What Gov. Phil Bryant a...
Is America ready for a second Cold War?
by Pat Buchanan
After the 19th national congress of the Chinese Communist Party in October, one may discern Premier Xi Jinping's vision of the emerg...
Learning program expands across state
by Christi Webb
A unique multi-generation learning program aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable families is spreading across Mississippi and s...
Crossroads
Death of a Southern lady ...
by Stacy Jones
Last week I had to say goodbye to someone who was like family—and who had been a kind of ideological soulmate to me. It was the end of an era. I first met Louise Dingler Sm...
Mississippi school board’...
by Stacy Jones
In the classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, one of the main characters, Atticus Finch, offers guidance to his daughter, Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, about the n...
We're in danger of repeat...
by Lora Ann Huff
Hearing the continuation of frightening threats of war and disunity in the news this week reminded me of a clipping my mother-in-law saved from a newspaper around 1965. The...
Rocker’s reported death underscores culture of immediacy
by Stacy Jones
The immediacy of technology is, on one hand, an asset. We can stay in touch with family and friends at lightning speed. It allows fo...
Thinking about Las Vegas
by Lora Ann Huff
With all the sorrow in our world and all the constant unrest among groups of people, it’s quite easy to become discouraged. The news...
Educators’ responsibility is to teach students, not safeguard from violence
by Stacy Jones
This week I viewed a story on the evening news that disturbed me. No matter what restrictions—or lack of restraints—that one believe...
Children have a way with words
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend sent me some stories and comments made by children, and although I’ve shared some of them before, I thought we needed a smi...
Public education is vital to the success of our students
by Stacy Jones
I spent this week at a meeting in Nashville reviewing end-of-course assessment items for Tennessee’s state department of education. ...
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