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Mckewen auction includes historic items
by For Daily Corinthian
When health issues affected both Joe and Doris McKewen late last fall, it became clear their photography studio must be sold and its contents moved. A formidable feat loomed, but with the help of lifelong friends and fans of the couple, it was accomplished. Joe’s 56 years of priceless negatives were packed (along with an entire building of memorabilia, props and furniture), moved, and stored, a...
Highway Opens
by For Daily Corinthian
A Prentiss Countian killed in action during World War II will have a portion of Highway 364 named in his memory and all World War II veterans have a special invitation to attend the ceremony. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced the “Oliver Wendell Pinson Memorial Highway” dedication ceremony has been scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, July 11, in Cairo. The dedication ...
Blues Fest Comes to arena
Crossroads Arena is getting the blues. "An Evening of the Blues" – starring folk-funk creator Bob...
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Local drives held for blood
The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dance...
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Facebook post leads to shooting
Police say a possible dispute over a social media posting led to a man being shot in Corinth on W...
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Center gets funds to finish su...
With $6,000 from United Way, Project Attention will finish out its summer program. The board of d...
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Project Attention faces early ...
With all of its funding spent, Project Attention is set to shut down two weeks ahead of the sched...
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Sports
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-10 Sweeter Than Yoo-Hoo 22-6 Women’s Lib 20-8 Howell Inc. 17-11 Justice League 16.5-11.5 Fami...
Northeast athletes rewrit...
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Supporters of Northeast Mississippi Community College’s nine intercollegiate sports programs once again had plenty of reasons to cheer for the Lady Tigers and...
Southern Miss AD talks ab...
by The Associated Press
HATTIESBURG -- Ever since Bill McGillis was hired as athletic director at Southern Miss, he's made it clear that several facilities on the Hattiesburg campus need to be add...
Park team headed to state tournament
by H. Lee Smith II
The Dixie Youth Mississippi championship is there for the locals taking. They just need a little help getting there. The Corinth/Alc...
President calls for 'scholarships for life'
by The Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in ...
Argentina reaches World Cup final
by The Associated Press
SAO PAULO -- Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout w...
Wilcher named Player of the Year
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth’s Jacob Wilcher earned top billing in the annual Daily Journal All-Area Baseball Team. The incoming junior was named Player ...
Scolari apologizes for Brazil's failure
by The Associated Press
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari apologized to fans for failing to lead the host to the World Cup final, s...
Opinion
Obama's disaster
by Rich Lowry
As a defender of the nation's borders, President Barack Obama is a hell of a pool player. The president enjoyed a game at a bar in Denver with Colorado Gov. John Hickenloop...
Chicago: A town that won'...
by Cal Thomas
Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and doz...
Energy costs key to state...
by Wyatt Emmerich
The United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) keeps track of electricity costs. Their April statistics show that Mississippi homeowners paid 11.87 cents per kil...
Is Nixon's resurrection still relevant?
by Patrick Buchanan
One question I am asked while on tour for my new book, "The Greatest Comeback," on the resurrection of Richard Nixon, is: Does Nixon...
Long, hot summer changed Mississippi
by Wyatt Emmerich
At the Mississippi Press Association, a panel was convened to discuss the long hot summer of 1964, when civil rights tension was at ...
Obama skitters, scampers way from failure
by Michael Barone
Skitter, scamper, scuttle. That seems to be the mode of the Obama administration of late. Skitter away from your red line in Syria. ...
Worried about partisan purity in elections? Try the straight ticket
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE -- The never-ending story that Mississippi’s Republican U.S. Senate primary has become has raised the issue of the desira...
Constitution, not illegal immigration is 'central to our way of life'
by Cal Thomas
The cab driver taking me to the Washington Nationals baseball game on July 4 is from Bangladesh. I ask him how he got here. He said ...
Crossroads
Receiving God’s message t...
by Gary Andrews
I am a fan of gospel music and I really enjoy the Gaithers and all of the old time singers coming together to perform. I have only seen them once in person and I sat in the...
Keepsakes help keep memor...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I came across an article I wrote many years ago, and in order to keep the memory of a couple of special folks from our community alive, I wish to reprint portions...
One of Corinth’s newest b...
by Stacy Jones
Corinth has its own three-piece jazz ensemble. And while “jazz ensemble” may not be the most exact moniker for the trio, they do incorporate a number of jazz standards in t...
‘Freedom Summer’ anniversary should honor sacrifices for the common good
by Stacy Jones
A platitude often repeated in small Southern towns pertains to a wistful yearning to return to “easier” times. However, this idyllic...
It’s important to stay on the right track
by Gary Andrews
Living in a town where trains pass through each day, I am going to be caught at a crossing sitting and waiting for all of these cars...
Does pride really come before every fall? At times it seems so
by Cathy Wood
I’m not sure if pride goes before a fall – for me it’s usually talking on the phone while holding a coffee cup and avoiding one or b...
Fascination with Sherlock Holmes is pure 'elementary'
by Carol Humphreys
I realize Sherlock Holmes’ aficionados may be offended, but I thoroughly enjoyed Hollywood’s adaptation of the famous 19th century d...
Good barbecue has boundaries, remains sacred matter
by Stacy Jones
If good barbecue were a hurricane, the eye of it would be located in Memphis, Tennessee. I’m convinced that an invisible perimeter r...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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