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High speed chase suspect being sought
by Brant Sappington
A suspect remains on the run after ramming a highway patrol cruiser during a high-speed chase. Selmer, Tennessee police attempted to stop the suspect in connection with a hit-and-run crash around 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The suspect fled during the attempted stop and was pursued by Selmer police and McNairy County Sheriff's Department deputies. The Mississippi Highway Patrol became involved as the ch...
Avectus Healthcare Solutions expanding
by Jebb Johnston
Avectus Healthcare Solutions is set to move its operations into the former Chadco building, allowing the company to expand employment by 50. Gov. Phil Bryant joined local officials on Monday to announce the move, which will retain Avectus as a local employer with its current 150 employees. Alcorn County is purchasing the building and will lease it to Avectus, which coordinates third-party liabi...
Corinth Gas and Water Expands ...
Some rural Alcorn County homes will stay warm with natural gas this winter as Corinth Gas and Wat...
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Shiloh Offers Civil War Tours
Civil War enthusiasts will soon get an opportunity to learn more about the Battle of Corinth from...
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Club honored for reading program
"Own Little Corner of the World" book club opened young minds to reading. It also put another pla...
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Unemployment rate continues do...
Alcorn County’s unemployment rate continued a downward trend in August, hitting 6.4 percent. The ...
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Green Market turns red in Nove...
With fall’s arrival, the Crossroads Museum is looking ahead to the season of red and green. The G...
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Sports
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
For the second week in a row, a blind draw was needed to determine the weekly winner in the annual Pigskin Picks. Once again, a previous winner was left in the hat ... or t...
No. 11 Rebels lean on str...
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi's offense is a little inconsistent and the special teams suddenly have some problems. But through four games, one thing has been clear: These 11th-ran...
Wild, wild SEC West set f...
by The Associated Press
Three teams from the Southeastern Conference's powerful Western Division are finally going down. That much is assured on Saturday, when six teams ranked in the top 15 clash...
Aggies roll in Homecoming matchup
by Anson Keith
KOSSUTH -- The Kossuth Aggies and fans came to crown a queen and take care of business Friday night and they did just that -- rollin...
Bulldogs bark, bite way to blowout win
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Warriors knew they’d have their hands full with Aberdeen on Friday. They also inflicted injury upon themselves, committi...
Alcorn County Roundup
by H. Lee Smith II
New Site 38, Alcorn Central 14 At Glen, it was the Royals who wore the crown on Homecoming. New Site surpassed its combined win tota...
Lady Aggies lock down playoff spot
by H. Lee Smith II
BELMONT -- Kossuth doubled its win total over a span of three days and locked down a playoff spot in the process. Carleigh Mills bla...
Tonight’s Ticket: Alcorn County Football Capsules
by H. Lee Smith II
Cherokee, Ala. (0-5) @ Kossuth (4-1) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Larry B. Mitchell Stadium, Kossuth High School Coaches: Kossuth, Brian ...
Opinion
What Jack Ma can re-teach...
by Cal Thomas
In the fairy tale "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers approaching on horseback. Afraid, he clim...
Mississippi is right in m...
by Wyatt Emmerich
Mississippians are the most passionate football fans in the country, or so I remember reading in a survey a few years ago. I have no reason to doubt its accuracy. Certainly...
Why has immigration shifted?
by Michael Barone
What should we do about immigration policy? It's a question many are asking, and some useful perspective comes from an article in Foreign Affairs by British-born, Californi...
The climate march to nowhere
by Rich Lowry
Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan, N.Y., in the hundreds of thousands over the weekend to demand interna...
Bomb ISIS oil fields
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Good for President Obama for bombing ISIS. And good that this is no token bombing but a real full-scale air offensive. And good that...
Courage learned in classrooms can thwart despair
by Ben Carson
We have heard much about the tragic events in Ferguson, Mo., during which a young man lost his life, a community became enraged and ...
Kansas lays an egg
by Rheta Johnson
WILSON, Kansas — I was not hunting for the World’s Largest Czech Egg when I tooled into this town of 800. I was hunting for lunch of...
Do ‘real men’ hit women?
by Roger Simon
It was the day I learned the difference between sympathy and empathy. The phone rang on my desk. It was a woman I had written about....
Crossroads
Have your spirits been li...
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you love to hear good news once in a while? I’ve often said I wish there was a TV station that broadcasts only good news because I get so tired of hearing about all t...
Blues are distinctly Amer...
by Stacy Jones
An American genre of music got its start around the turn of the century. According to the story that has been passed down through generations, W.C. Handy, who often took th...
'Tombstones': Bad guys an...
by Terry Burns
A Walk Among the Tombstones, R, ***, Liam Neeson, Don Stevens, David Harbor, Astro or birth name Brian Bradley. Cross Creek Pictures. Director Scott Frank. Length 113 minut...
Southern women remain an eclectic, distinct group
by Stacy Jones
Southern women are lively, interesting characters. A couple of friends reminded me of that fact this past week. First, the Miss Amer...
Remembering the music of the Statler Brothers
by Lora Ann Huff
Watching a recent TV replay of a retirement concert by the Statler Brothers, I remembered the days when as a teenager, I began to lo...
Trains remain part of downtown Corinth’s character
by Stacy Jones
Where I live in downtown Corinth, every day is like the opening of the Johnny Cash song “Fulsom Prison Blues”— without the prison ba...
Wonderful muscadines bring back memories
by Lora Ann Huff
Browsing through the fresh produce in the grocery section of our local super store, I got a whiff of a unique smell that takes me ba...
A list of movies to be released in September
by Terry Burns
Maybe this will be a handy sheet for movies that just might be worth the time. Doing this by the month should make for a list worth ...
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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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