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Museum names photo contest winners
by Jebb Johnston
Patty Mills’ bubble burst many times before she got the perfect shot. The magic moment finally came on a freezing January morning just before dawn, when she captured the photograph “Frozen Bubble,” the Best of Show winner in this year’s Crossroads Museum Photo Contest. An opening reception for the photo exhibit with awarding of the prizes is set for 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the museum. Contest ent...
Rotary Club laces up for 5k
by Zack Steen
Lacing up their running shoes, organizers and participants are gearing up for an annual footrace. Slated for Saturday, Oct. 1, the Austin’s Shoes Run with Rotary 5K will return for its eighth year. Going AML orange in honor of 15-year–old Addie Paige Pratt, who was diagnosed in February with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, the Corinth Rotary Club has chosen St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memp...
Schools approve hirings
by Zack Steen
Leading with servant hearts, the Corinth Civitan Club installed new officers last week. Readily accepting their new responsibilities, the humanitarians quickly stepped up to the plate and were anxious to begin a new season of civic leadership. Those elected to offices on Wednesday were: president — Lesley Raines; vice president — Zeb Taylor; secretary — Kayla Latch and treasurer — Shirley Perki...
Civitans celebrating 60th anniversary
by Kimberly Shelton
Leading with servant hearts, the Corinth Civitan Club installed new officers last week. Readily accepting their new responsibilities, the humanitarians quickly stepped up to the plate and were anxious to begin a new season of civic leadership. Those elected to offices on Wednesday were: president — Lesley Raines; vice president — Zeb Taylor; secretary — Kayla Latch and treasurer — Shirley Perki...
Volunteers clear litter along ...
SHILOH, Tenn. — An army of volunteers descended on Shiloh National Military Park on Saturday. The...
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Northeast busy celebrating Hom...
Northeast Mississippi Community College Student Government Association (SGA) has a variety of eve...
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Effort aims to bring home hist...
SHILOH, Tenn. — One history-minded local group is working to bring a one-of-a-kind relic home to ...
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Corinth is going Hog Wild
Corinth is ready to go Hog Wild. The 26th annual Hog Wild Festival is next weekend — Thursday, Se...
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Man sentenced in child exploit...
An Alcorn County man was sentenced Friday morning in Alcorn County Circuit Court to serve five ye...
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Shelter and Rescue join up for...
Teaming up for a good cause. Two Northeast Mississippi organizations who care deeply for animals ...
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Traffic signal to return on Ha...
Alcorn County is moving toward putting the traffic signal at the intersection of South Harper Roa...
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History comes alive at meeting
Country music artist Darryl Worley of Savannah, Tenn. wrote, “Shiloh,” a song about the bloody ba...
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Sports
Kossuth holds off late Co...
by Kent Mohundro
Corinth had waited almost exactly a year for redemption against county rival Kossuth, but redemption will have to wait another year. CHS made a tremendous second half run a...
Local High School Footbal...
by Kent Mohundro
Here’s a look at how all the other area teams fared last night on the gridiron: •Thrasher proved they are for real as they dominated Hamilton 40-14 last night at home. The ...
Local High School Scoreboard
by Kent Mohundro
Kossuth 42 Corinth 29 Vardaman 34 Biggersville 0 Milan 49 McNairy Central 0 Mantachie 37 Alcorn Central 14 Thrasher 40 Hamilton 14 Caledonia 49 Tishomingo Co. 6 Benton Co. ...
Friday High School Football Previews
by Kent Mohundro
Week six of High School football is here and on the plate is another competitive slate of games- some of the payback variety. As far...
Friday High School Football Previews
by Kent Mohundro
Week six of High School football is here and on the plate is another competitive slate of games- some of the payback variety. As far...
Thursday Area Sports Roundup
by Kent Mohundro
Several local teams were in action again last night on the field and on the court. Here’s a look at what happened: •Kossuth improved...
Overcoming slow finishes
by The Associated Press
Reality already is setting in for a few teams that opened the season with playoff aspirations. No. 23 Mississippi, No. 25 Oklahoma a...
Pick With Kent: Week 2
by Kent Mohundro
After an opening 4-2 week, I’m looking for even better results in this edition of Pick With Kent. I missed on the Ole Miss-Alabama a...
Opinion
What Happens to the Democ...
by Michael Barone
There's been lots of speculation about the fate of the Republican Party if (as most of the prognosticators expect and hope) Donald Trump loses. There's been less speculatio...
How Trump can win the debate
by Pat Buchanan
On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was returning to the scene of his '68 trium...
The most frequent 2016 el...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Mississippi’s six electoral votes are – by virtually all polls – being counted rather safely in the fold of Republican nominee Donald Trump. Trump’s campaign i...
PEER’s mission not a priority for Reeves?
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — A long time ago in a galaxy far away … No. Let’s leave “Star Wars” out of this. But there was a time — and it does seem lon...
Is Bush 41 a traitor to GOP?
by Glenn Mollette
Is Bush 41 a backstabber? The Republican Party has carried his family throughout their entire lives. Now at the age of 92, is this w...
How can Trump win the debate?
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
As we point out in our book "Armageddon: How Trump Can Beat Hillary," there is a fundamental flaw in Hillary Clinton's campaign appr...
More terror brings more denials
by Cal Thomas
In Florida Monday, following the bombings in New York and New Jersey, Donald Trump referred to the captured bombing suspect, Ahmad K...
Election impacts what's in your wallet
by Betsy McCaughey
The choice for voters is clear: a tax cut from Donald Trump or a pay cut courtesy of Hillary Clinton. Trump is promising to slash in...
Crossroads
Familiar aromas can bring...
by Lora Ann Huff
Isn’t it funny how a particular aroma or the crispness of a seasonal breeze can take us, in our minds, to another place or another time – reminding us of favorite people or...
Cultural anthropologist p...
by Stacy Jones
There is no longer an overabundance of juke joints left in the Delta and the remainder of the Deep South. In July, Willie “Po’ Monkey” Seaberry, 75, owner of Po’ Monkey’s i...
Witnessing death, remembe...
For the first time ever, I watched someone die this week. Even when it’s seemingly peaceful, it’s still not easy. My cousin Jim, who was 68, 24 years older than me, was a m...
Universities should not 
sacrifice freedom to 'protect' students
by Stacy Jones
One of the loudest news headlines this week concerns “safe spaces” and “trigger warnings” on university campuses. For those who are ...
Events of 9/11 still fresh 15 years later
by Lora Ann Huff
Yesterday I heard an announcement about a TV special for this weekend called “Fifteen Years Later.” The words brought back reminders...
Proper grammar should remain in era of electronic communication
by Stacy Jones
When I learned to write whole paragraphs in second grade, Ms. Linda Johnston urged us at Ramer School to employ good grammar. We wer...
Everything that happens is not God’s will
by Lora Ann Huff
With so much pain in the world and so many people searching for answers to so many questions, we seem to have become a bewildered so...
Family breakfasts make special memories
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently I read an article describing typical family meals in the 1950’s in the South, and it brought back many memories. The writer...
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