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Spicy showdown: Chili Cookoff marks 10th year
by Zack Steen
Professional chili cookers will light their fires on Saturday at the tenth annual Crossroads Chili Cookoff and event goers may get the best end of the deal. Locals will be able to taste all prepared traditional red chili in the People’s Choice competition slated to begin at noon at the Corinth Depot on Fillmore Street in downtown Corinth. A $5 donation to the Crossroads Museum’s Save the Fire T...
Legion to commemorate Memorial Day
by L.A. Story
The public is encouraged to come and participate in a time of honor and remembrance for the country’s heroes who were willing to give the ultimate sacrifice. At 9 a.m. Saturday morning, everyone is invited to meet at Corinth National Cemetery to assist with placing flags at each of the nearly 7,800 graves. Tommy Watson, Post Commander, American Legion Post 6, said that local Boy Scout and Girl ...
Project Attention celebrates 25 years
by Jebb Johnston
Many children have passed through the doors of the Project Attention Center for some tutoring and fun activities in a safe environment since the doors opened in 1992. It reached the 25-year milestone on May 15. “It’s been a total asset to the community, because we have helped kids who were achievers and we’ve helped kids who were not achievers to become that,” said Shirley Rolland, who helped l...
Passion helps teacher win Farm Bureau award
by L.A. Story
OLIVE BRANCH — Angel Rutledge Pilcher’s passion for wellness, agriculture and sustainability has earned her Farm Bureau’s “Teacher of the Year” honor for 2017. Pilcher, who is a 1994 graduate of Corinth High School and the daughter of Mike and Sherri Rutledge, of Corinth, said she was completely surprised by co-workers, friends and Farm Bureau officials that she had won the Teacher of the Year....
Superintendent discusses schoo...
TUPELO — Corinth Superintendent of Education Lee Childress talked about the need to do school dif...
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Farmington celebrates 20th bir...
FARMINGTON — Citizens and City of Farmington officials, both former and newly elected, gathered T...
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Board OKs kids 
day care center
A Corinth resident’s request to operate a children’s day care center in a residential zone on Ken...
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Autism awarenes
s group will '...
Reconnect 4 Autism will Go Wild later this week. The local Autism awareness group will host Go Wi...
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BREAKING: Rienzi shooting rule...
RIENZI – No charges are being filed after a Prentiss County woman was gunned down in Rienzi on Fr...
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Marshals capture
 local jail e...
IUKA — The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that last week’s jail escapee has been ca...
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MOA offers free eye
tests for ...
Local third graders who do not pass the 3rd Grade Reading Assessment state test can get a free ey...
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Victims identified in fatal wreck
A Iuka woman was killed Friday in a three vehicle wreck near a busy Corinth intersection. Alcorn ...
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Woman killed in Rienzi shooting
One person is in custody following a Friday night deadly shooting in Alcorn County. Sheriff Ben C...
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Living Free Ministries continu...
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in a multi-part series spotlighting Living Free Ministri...
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'Butterfly guy' highlights hom...
The “butterfly guy” fluttered into Corinth on Saturday. Retired teacher and museum educator Doug ...
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Sports
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, May 25 HS Softball/Tennessee State Tournament McNairy Central vs TBA, TBA *Tournament is double-elimination Thursday, June 1 HS Baseball (Alcorn Central Baseball ...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Averifact Junior Classic at the Bluffs Country Club in St. Francisville, LA May 27-28. The two-day, 36...
Athlon SEC Football Preview
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Football season can’t be far away when the yearly magazines and annuals start hitting the shelves. And this year it seems like the f...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Averifact Junior Classic at the Bluffs Country Club in St. Fra...
Ole Miss Softball
by ole miss sports information
OXFORD, Miss. – This weekend’s NCAA Super Regional between No. 12 Ole Miss and No. 5 UCLA will be featured as one of the nation’s ma...
Final Mississippi HS Baseball Poll
# School Ovr. Rating Str. +/- 1 Gulfport 33-6 30.1 17.7 2 West Lauderdale (Collinsville) 33-3 29.1 10.9 3 Oxford 32-7 27.9 15.0 +1 4...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Wednesday, May 24 HS Softball/Tennessee State Tournament McNairy Central vs Greenbriar/Elizabethton, 4 Thursday, June 1 HS Baseball ...
Opinion
Trump acts like conventio...
by Michael Barone
What a difference a week makes. On May 19, President Donald Trump took off in Air Force One for the Middle East and Europe. He left behind a Washington and a nation buzzing...
Saudi Arabia's duplicity
by Cal Thomas
Trusting Saudi Arabia to combat terrorists and extremists and "drive them out," as President Trump called on the kingdom and other Arab and Muslim nations to do in his Riya...
Great moments in fake news
by Larry Elder
What about President Donald Trump's complaint about "fake news"? Let's look at some examples of "Great Moments in 'Journalism'" over the last few years. Rep. Keith Ellison,...
Wicker reaffirms importance of America's mariners
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Alexander Hamilton wrote in 1787, “A few armed vessels, judiciously stationed at the entrances of our ports, might at small expense ...
Liberal fight against freedom turns violent
by Star Parker
Intolerance, at times exploding into violence, is spreading throughout our society. And it's coming from the political left. It's ha...
We must say 'Not on our soil'
by Rich Lowry
The Turkish government is obviously familiar with the concept of "chutzpah," if not necessarily the word. Ankara summoned the Americ...
The genius of Roger Ailes
by Cal Thomas
Roger Ailes was no genius, not in the league of Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein. The founding chairman of Fox News Channel, who ...
Special prosecutor needed for leaks
by Pat Buchanan
Who is the real threat to the national security? Is it President Trump who shared with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov the intelligen...
Crossroads
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. Keeping those two big items out allowed ...
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...
International Women’s Day grounded in equality for all people
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female...
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