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Historical gathering includes welcome reception
by Zack Steen
A group of historians from across the state will converge on Corinth this week, and a welcome committee of local residents is needed. The Mississippi Historical Society, originally organized in the 1800s in Jackson, will hold their annual meeting in Corinth. The three-day event kicks off Thursday with a welcoming reception from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at the Corinth Coliseum on Taylor Street. “I want to ...
Guild quilts for cancer patients
by Kimberly Shelton
Wrapping up a three-day quilting retreat at the Mississippi University State Extension Service in Alcorn County, 10 area members of the Cross City Piecemakers Guild gathered together to put the final touches on current projects. “We’ve had a wonderful time,” said Guild President Gail Stables. “This was the first time we’ve done a retreat like this and everyone has really enjoyed it.” “Each day ...
Tourism hosts Capitol Day
Corinth is taking over the capitol. Tourism representatives will visit the Mississippi State Capi...
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Fugitive caught
A cross-country manhunt led officers to Alcorn County this week. Corinth Police Detective Chief C...
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Col. Oliver North headlines lo...
WHEELER GROVE – Bailey Smith took a chance when he brought his Real Evangelism Conference to Whee...
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Green Market, Chili Cookoff ma...
Spring is just around the corner -- which means Green Market is too. The 7th annual season of the...
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New date set for Mardi Gras party
'Laissez les bon temps rouler' PICKWICK, Tenn. – The good times will roll as guests in whimsical ...
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Sports
Lady Lions roll in delaye...
by H. Lee Smith II
BIGGERSVILLE -- After going nearly a week between games, the Biggersville Lady Lions final got back to business. After a sloppy first quarter, the Division 1-1A champions b...
Lady Warriors secure winn...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Lady Warriors secured just the third winning season in the 5-on-5 program’s 41-year history. More importantly, they are just one win away from earning their fir...
Basketball Playoffs
Boys Playoffs Second-Round Games Class 4A Corinth @ Rosa Fort, 7 (WXRZ) New Albany @ West Lauderdale Byhalia @ Pontotoc Itawamba @ Gentry Class 3A Kossuth @ Holly Springs K...
Lady Aggies win opener on the road
by H. Lee Smith II
It took three tries, but the Kossuth Lady Aggies are one game away from the State Tournament. After having their first-round contest...
Girls Basketball Playoffs
by H. Lee Smith II
Thursday’s Scores Class 1A Vardaman 70, Jumpertown 66 Class 3A Kossuth 64, Kemper Co. 63 Class 4A Ripley 55, Yazoo Co. 34 Itawamba 6...
South Carolina women whip Mississippi St.
by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Tiffany Mitchell had another player-of-the-year performance to bring No. 2 South Carolina another Southeastern Con...
Girls Basketball Playoffs
First-Round Games Today Class 1A Houlka @ Biggersville, 4:30 (WXRZ) Class 3A Central @ Nettleton, 5 Kossuth @ Kemper Co., 5 Class 4A...
Boys Basketball Playoffs
by H. Lee Smith II
Winners from these second-round games, all set for Saturday at 7 p.m., advance to face a South team the State Tournament. These quar...
Opinion
2016 political environmen...
by Michael Barone
Like it or not, the 2016 presidential race is now well under way. Republican candidates are flocking to Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, while Hillary Clinton, in-be...
We need to show interest ...
by Daily Corinthian
The general population and the national media follow every move of President Barack Obama and the bickering between our nation's leader and Democrat vs. Republican leaders....
Applauding an elegant con...
by Ben Carson
Recently, I was temporarily placed on the Southern Poverty Law Center's watch list for extremism simply because I vocally support traditional marriage. I remember thinking:...
Jeb's real opponent: Bush 43
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
In his efforts to break free of the legacy of the Bush 43's presidency, Jeb reminds one of the Michelangelo's slave statues struggli...
Yes, liberals are less patriotic
by Rich Lowry
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani instantly became the most notorious man in America when he said at a conservative dinner in...
Who loves America?
by Cal Thomas
Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is taking some heat – and winning praise in some quarters – for remarks he made at...
Malingerers draw criticism, but why blame them?
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — What state Rep. Gene Alday put in words earlier this month struck a chord with many. They believe America in 2015 is a plac...
Hanging Rudy out to dry
by Pat Buchanan
Back in 1987, this writer was invited by friends to advise them on a press conference they had called to oppose President Reagan's s...
Crossroads
Technology has changed in...
by Stacy Jones
As I sit writing on this Wednesday night, Mississippi remains in the throes of a winter storm warning. Of course, I’m inside, warm, full of homemade chili and sweet snow cr...
‘Kingsmen’ brings enough ...
by Terry Burns
Kingsman: The Secret Service. R. ***1/2. Colin Firth, Taron Egaton, Samuel L. Jackson. Director Matthew Vaughn. 20th Century Fox. Length 129 minutes. The movie begins when ...
Messages from the heart r...
by Lora Ann Huff
It’s that time of the year again – time for hearts and flowers and boxed candy, time to let special folks know they are appreciated. I really believe Valentine’s Day has be...
Weekend proves unlucky for unlocking or driving vehicles
by Stacy Jones
My car might be easy for some thieves to steal, but if I truly want to prevent theft, I know what to do now to keep almost anyone fr...
Wishing for normal
by Lora Ann Huff
At the end of a couple of days this week, I went over in my mind the details of how tired I was and why. My schedule had been full a...
Local wild game supper offers unique experience rooted in tradition
by Stacy Jones
In modern society, most of us do not think about the food we eat. We are accustomed to immediacy and convenience when it comes to me...
Pancakes
by Lora Ann Huff
A story was forwarded to me lately that really reminded me of how God’s love is so amazing and so caring. Sometimes we are led to be...
Poignancy of Challenger disaster remains after nearly three decades
by Stacy Jones
I was truly part of the space shuttle generation. I vaguely recall being in first grade April 12, 1981, and watching the very first ...
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Gina the Shetland Sheepdog poses after being found by her owners last week after nearly four months on the loose.
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