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City board approves several zone changes
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth aldermen gave approval to several zoning changes Tuesday evening. The meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen also saw action on the request for veterans’ parking spaces, ongoing property cleanup issues and a request to vacate a portion of Gant Street. A couple of interested properties owners were present regarding the zone change from heavy industrial to C-2 commercial for a stretch...
County, city schools to host open house events
by Zack Steen
More than two dozen orientation and open house meetings are set for the upcoming week as Corinth and Alcorn County students get ready to head back to school. In the Corinth School District, the student and parent focused events are scheduled throughout next week, July 24-28. “Open houses and orientation sessions are a great opportunity for students and parents to meet their teacher, see the cla...
Groups to explore Old Tishomingo genealogy
by Jebb Johnston
Who do you think you are? The genealogical societies in Alcorn, Tishomingo and Prentiss counties think it’s a question worth answering, and they are ready to help with the Fifth Annual Old Tishomingo County Genealogy Fair, a free event set for Aug. 18 and 19. Registration is now open. “Every year it gets larger,” said Gale Judkins of the Alcorn County Genealogical Society. “We have a very good ...
City pursues bond issue for infrastructure
by Jebb Johnston
“Infrastructure” is at the top of the list again as the Corinth Board of Aldermen pursues a new general obligation bond issue of up to $2 million. The funds will “be going toward continued improvements in our community,” including drainage work and street work, said Mayor Tommy Irwin during Tuesday's meeting. Specific projects were not yet named. City Clerk Vickie Roach said the bond sale will ...
Supervisors see no need to dem...
Alcorn County supervisors are looking to the parks and recreation commission to decide whether th...
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Tishomingo County man shot, br...
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A 25-year-old Tishomingo County man has been charged with aggravated assault ...
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Class makes postcards from the...
A class recently held at the Mississippi State University Extension Service helped teach students...
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Rain delay: 'Jaws' chews way t...
The results are in and although top ranked Joey “Jaws” Chestnut didn’t break any records, he did ...
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Inmate records prison shakedown
An inmate at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility recorded the aftermath of last week...
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ALDI, Marshalls coming to Corinth
Some doors have closed, but others are opening. Southeast Real Estate Development Group, develope...
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Four suspects arrested in Waln...
WALNUT — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...
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Prison cook arrested for havin...
A 51-year-old Corinth kitchen cook at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility faces crim...
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Festival salutes famous sandwich
The ultimate Corinth delicacy will be honored and devoured by many this weekend. Main Street Cori...
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Sheriff: MDOC finds contraband...
A large amount of contraband including cellphones and drugs were found during a shakedown Wednesd...
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Slug Voice competition opens a...
The 30th Annual Slugburger Festival will kick off Thursday night with the return of a family frie...
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City issues building permit fo...
The City of Corinth issued a building permit on Friday for retailer Harbor Freight Tools at the f...
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Sports
New Feature Is Here
by the Daily Corinthian
A new feature has arrived here at the Daily Corinthian sports department and we want you to be part of it. It’s called ‘At Play In The Crossroads’ and is basically what it ...
Fitzgerald on Unitas, O'B...
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Junior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald continues to reel in preseason recognition after being tabbed to both the Davey O’Brien Award and Johnny Unitas Golde...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Blue harbor Point Stroke Play championship in Mandeville, LA. ...
New Photo Feature Is Here
by the Daily Corinthian
A new feature has arrived here at the Daily Corinthian sports department and we want you to be part of it. It’s called ‘At Play In T...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Blue harbor Point Stroke Play championship in Mandeville, LA. ...
Plaza Lanes Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest results from the Summer Fun bowling league at Plaza lanes in Corinth: (Summer Fun League: Week of 07/13) Tony’s ...
Opinion
Wicker calls for action o...
by Sen. Roger Wicker
I welcome the recent announcement that the Senate will remain in session during the August weeks traditionally dedicated to state work. For months, Democrats have been usin...
Liberal values are bankru...
by Star Parker
Recently, Gallup published the results of its annual Values and Beliefs poll. The headline of the report speaks for itself: "Americans Hold Record Liberal Views on Most Mor...
The real crimes of Russia...
by Pat Buchanan
For a year, the big question of Russiagate has boiled down to this: Did Donald Trump's campaign collude with the Russians in hacking the DNC? And until last week, the answe...
Anti-Trump overreach could backfire
by Michael Barone
Overreach. Donald Trump seems to have an uncanny knack for prompting overreach by his opponents and critics. This often hurts him an...
Some things stay the same
by Cal Thomas
"The more things change, the more they stay the same."(French proverb) While scanning YouTube videos, I came across an appearance by...
Medicaid cuts can be cushioned
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Moderate Republicans profess to be concerned about cuts in Medicaid spending in the new, improved Senate Obamacare replacement bill....
‘Silo’ generation seeks ‘everything’ communities
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — The new crop of Americans has several markers, experts say. One helps explain why fewer of them choose to live in Mississip...
Cool treats define summer
by Lenore Skenazy
Cold, delicious and on a stick. Who do we have to thank for that combo? Well, if it weren't for Frank Epperson, we wouldn't have the...
Crossroads
Beloved poem encourages f...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular poem jumped out at me because the words s...
Sometimes you just have t...
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’re pulling a 16’ livestock trailer and yo...
Organizing, packing light...
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, of course, with a detailed list of items...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writ...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
Neighborhood theater operator presides over local movie scene
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie...
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusa...
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