e-Edition Jobs Specialty Publications Buy Photos Contact Us
Top News
Coln named interim Second District supervisor
by Jebb Johnston
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors named Ralph Coln to finish the current term for the Second District. The appointment was made in a special meeting of the board on Friday in a 3-1 vote. Coln is expected to take the oath of office during the board’s next meeting Tuesday morning. Coln grew up in the Strickland community and is a resident of County Road 259, just a couple of miles from where...
Farmington discusses proposed tax increase
by Zack Steen
FARMINGTON — Only a handful of Farmington’s more than 2,200 residents were at the City Hall on Thursday for the proposed tax increase public meeting. Lila Wade, who has lived in the city for more than 20 years, was concerned with how officials were planning on spending her tax dollars. “I’m retired now and I can’t afford to start paying a lot of taxes,” Wade said, while addressing the city’s Bo...
Liquor vote set in Tishomingo ...
IUKA – The Tishomingo County Board of Supervisors accepted a 1,600 signature petition on Friday w...
full story
Youth inspires as United Way h...
Cortez Spence plays the snare drum in the Corinth High School drumline. The two-time Boys and Gir...
full story
Police take fugitive into custody
The search is over. Corinth police officers arrested a subject on a federal probation violation c...
full story
Liquor vote could appear on ba...
IUKA – Voters may soon get another chance to decide if they want to keep liquor on store shelves ...
full story
Frontier expanding broadband s...
Rural Alcorn and Tishomingo County residents will soon have the option of a faster Internet servi...
full story
Sports
Wildcats earn first win o...
by H. Lee Smith II
GLEN -- Walnut got the goose egg off the win side by handing Alcorn Central another loss in the rivalry. The wounded Wildcats used a big play in special teams and on defens...
Tonight’s Ticket: Alcorn ...
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth (1-1) @ Ripley (1-1) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Tiger Stadium, Ripley Coaches: Corinth, Doug Jones (4th year, 27-10); Ripley, Chad Cook. On the Air: WXRZ-FM (94.3) Las...
Volleyball clubs remain p...
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn County’s two volleyball programs held serve in their third league outings of the season. Alcorn Central ran its mark to 3-0 in league play at set a school record for...
Tonight’s Ticket: County Capsule
by H. Lee Smith II
Walnut (0-2) @ Alcorn Central (1-1) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Alcorn Central High School Coaches: Walnut, John Meeks (4th year, 21-17)...
Central boys run to win in opener
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central opened its 2015 Cross Country season across the state line and came back with a pair of top-3 finishes. Central took ...
SEC's hopes may rest on an influx of new QBs
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title. In this part of the college footba...
Corinth sweeps season series
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- Corinth outscored Kossuth 6-1 over the final four frames to sweep the home-and-home series with an 11-5 decision in slow-...
County clubs sweep league matches
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth and Alcorn Central took their volleyball shows on the road and came away victorious. The Lady Warriors bounced back from Sat...
Opinion
A cowardly, un-American d...
by Star Parker
Many Americans rightly watch in disbelief as leaders of our country push to conclude a dangerous and ill-conceived nuclear agreement with an incorrigible and evil nation, a...
Elvis was Mississippi-made
by Rheta Johnson
Made in China. Made in Mexico. The souvenirs our Virginia visitors bought at the Elvis birthplace museum in Tupelo, Mississippi, all were made far away in other countries, ...
Can the GOP deal with Iran?
by Pat Buchanan
Ten weeks before the first U.S.-Soviet summit ever held in Moscow, in May 1972, North Vietnam, with Soviet-supplied armor and artillery, crossed the DMZ in an all-out offen...
Another impossible thing may happen
by Michael Barone
In my last column, I looked at the possibility of two impossible things – impossible things in the sense used by Alice and the Red Q...
Could Clinton lose Iowa and New Hampshire?
by Roger Simon
In politics, the unthinkable must be thought about. Not all that long ago, it was unthinkable that Hillary Clinton could lose Iowa, ...
A revealing clue
by Thomas Sowell
Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by comparing how each of these men ha...
Campus incident bring focus, clarity to the job of educators
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – I was in a second floor classroom in McComas Hall teaching 16 Mississippi State University students a course called New...
Even one ‘line of duty’ death shocks conscience
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Average age: 40. Average time in law enforcement: 12 years, 10 months. Those stats describe the 82 law enforcement officers...
Crossroads
'Man From Uncle' makes ex...
by Terry Burns
Man From Uncle, PG-13, *****, Henry Cavill, Arnie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Hugh Grant, Director Guy Richie, Davis Entertainment, Warner Bros., Length 116 minutes. This film...
Five prayer suggestions f...
by Lora Ann Huff
Last week our nine-year-old grandson and I were talking about school starting back when he said, “Momaw, I guess you’re kinda glad we’re going back to school and you won’t ...
Philosophy teacher goes w...
by Terry Burns
Irrational Man, R, ****, Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey, Director Woody Allen, Graver Productions, Length 96 minutes. Psychology was one of my favorite classes i...
Friends are worth more than silver or gold
by Lora Ann Huff
For the last few days I’ve been thinking about a statement a friend made the other day when he stopped by to pick up something I had...
New ‘Mission: Impossible’ delivers plenty of drama
by Terry Burns
Mission:Impossible- Rogue Nation, *****, PG-13, Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Director Christopher McQua...
Producer who shaped traditional-style country music dies
by Stacy Jones
What I knew as a teenager as country music were the bland, pop-infused tunes that passed for country, a problem which has increased ...
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 ...
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 ...
AP Video
This week in Pictures
Recent images from the Crossroads
Image 1 / 10
Laquita Thomson shows one of her collagraph pieces. Her exhibit, "Prints and Cyanotypes," runs through Sept. 30 at the gallery.
Local Events
event calendar Icon_info

Saturday, September 05, 2015

no events are posted for this date post one now Icon_info

see all events
why subscribe?
Subscribers get access to all content, including daily E-Edition

Featured Businesses
RSS Feeds
Daily corinthian stories feed