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'Inflight breakup' blamed in crash
CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) — Federal investigators who examined the wreckage of a small airplane crash that killed four people earlier this month in Georgia concluded that the aircraft broke apart in midair after flying into a thunderstorm. The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report Tuesday into the July 1 crash, which occurred in Murray County, about 90 miles northwest of...
Shelter animal
 calendar contest 
enters final week
by Zack Steen
Still a little over $2,000 from hitting goal, the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter’s 2018 calendar photo contest fundraiser is in its final week. Launched in June, the two-month, online-based fundraiser allows pet lovers to enter a photo of their cat, dog, horse, small mammal or bird. Entrants can then vote for their favorite photo as the contestants vie for top spot and the coveted 2018 shelter c...
School board member questions fundraisers
by Zack Steen
Are there too many school fundraisers? Alcorn School District board members are once again discussing a way to control the large number of school fundraisers approved each month. District 1 School Board Member Ricky Fields questioned the board’s quick approval for seven August fundraisers for the Alcorn Central High School dance team. “I understand these groups need fundraisers to survive, but ...
Drugs, property crimes draw pleas
by Jebb Johnston
Several defendants entered guilty pleas in Alcorn County Circuit Court this week. Sentences handed down by Judge Thomas Gardner III, according to court records, are: • Brandon Wheeler, 33, burglary of a dwelling and possession of methamphetamine — Five years to serve in custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections followed by five years of probation. He must pay restitution. • Barbara E...
Man dies from crash injuries
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A Friday evening crash has resulted in the death of a 25-year-old Corinth man...
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Search continues for missing teen
The search continues for a Booneville teen missing for almost a month. Angelica Dykes, 17, was la...
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Community support FUELS
 Opera...
KOSSUTH — School supplies for children can be a financial strain on some families and one area ch...
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Career choices: Campers explor...
Mark Rowan of Baldwyn wants to be a music producer when he grows up. Thanks to the lessons he and...
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Officials: New bid process cau...
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors is joining others to express concern about new requirement...
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Latimore, blues artists ready ...
The Crossroads Arena will be reaching down soul deep to “turn up the blues” on Saturday night. J&...
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City board approves several zo...
Corinth aldermen gave approval to several zoning changes Tuesday evening. The meeting of the Boar...
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County, city schools to host o...
More than two dozen orientation and open house meetings are set for the upcoming week as Corinth ...
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Groups to explore Old Tishomin...
Who do you think you are? The genealogical societies in Alcorn, Tishomingo and Prentiss counties ...
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City pursues bond issue for in...
“Infrastructure” is at the top of the list again as the Corinth Board of Aldermen pursues a new g...
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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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Sports
Rose To Cavaliers
by The Associated Press
CLEVELAND— A person familiar with the decision says free agent Derrick Rose has agreed to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rose, a former league MVP who has battled knee ...
Coming Up Wednesday
by the Daily Corinthian
Coming up in Wednesday’s Daily Corinthian sports pages we’ll continue our summer series on area high school football schedule previews by taking a look at Walnut. Check out...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Ramer City Park is conducting fall soccer sign-ups each Saturday thru August 12 at the park concession stand from 10A-1P. The next ...
Latest Plaza Lanes Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest results from the Summer Fun League at Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Summer Fun League: Week of 07/20) Tony’s Towing 2...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Ramer City Park is conducting fall soccer sign-ups each Saturday thru August 12 at the park concession stand from 10A-1P. The next ...
Coming Up This Week
by the Daily Corinthian
Coming up this week in the Daily Corinthian sports pages Kent’s Corner returns on Tuesday with a POV look at the messy situation fac...
Opinion
A plan to save Social Sec...
by Cal Thomas
It is no secret that what the major media seem to care most about is radically different from what concerns average Americans. While the inside the Beltway crowd continues ...
Weingarten confused about...
by Star Parker
Randi Weingarten, president of the nation's second-largest teachers union, the American Federation of Teachers, used a speech last week to brand the education choice moveme...
Are America's wars just a...
by Pat Buchanan
"One knowledgeable official estimates that the CIA-backed fighters may have killed or wounded 100,000 Syrian soldiers and their allies," writes columnist David Ignatius. Gi...
Weingarten smears school choice
by Rich Lowry
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, is paid not to tell the truth about school choice, and she deser...
Room for improvement in America’s discourse
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — The weird thing about ad hominem responses is sometimes they trigger laughter and sometimes they trigger mortal combat. As ...
Giuliani should replace Sessions
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jeff Sessions, in recusing himself from the two crucial matters before his office, the phony Russia investigation and the issues sur...
Police issues are difficult
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
A Minnesota police office murdered Justine Damond. According to reports she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault nearby he...
The looming Republican disgrace
by Rich Lowry
The ascension of Donald Trump was supposed to change everything in the GOP. As it happens, perhaps one very important thing hasn't: ...
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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