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Delinquent lunch charge policy clarified
by L.A. Story
The Alcorn County School District recently reached out to provide clarification of its delinquent lunch charge policy. In an exclusive interview with the Daily Corinthian on Friday, Alcorn County Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell and district Food Service Director Peggie Bundy said they wanted to clear up the rumors and misconceptions regarding the district’s newly adopted policy. The school dis...
Bridal event offers fun and information
by Kimberly Shelton
Those attending the 2017 Corinth Bridal & Event Show will have an opportunity to win fabulous giveaways as they enjoy an afternoon of fun and entertainment. “Whether you’re headed to the alter or looking to browse the latest in party planning options, you’ll find everything needed to create the perfect showstopper,” said Owner Margaret Bradley who surmises that this year’s bridal show will be t...
Collections flatten on tourism taxes
by Jebb Johnston
After several years of setting record highs, sales and tourism tax collections in Corinth appear to be on a flatter trajectory in the current fiscal year. Both have slightly negative growth thus far in fiscal 2017, but local officials note that the numbers continue to be in a good place. The mid-February results from the Mississippi Department of Revenue showed Corinth sales tax at $617,074.92,...
Extension to
 host quail & 
turkey program
by Brant Sappington
Helping landowners create inviting habitats for a pair of the area’s most important game birds is the goal of an upcoming workshop being hosted by the local extension service office. The office will host a Wild Turkey and Bobwhite Quail Management Workshop on Friday, March 3, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the extension service building located just off of Levee Road behind the Crossroads Arena. The...
Courthouse trees set for a trim
The trees of court square are due for some trimming and pruning after some recent concerns about ...
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Family comedy takes CT-A stage
Director Joshua Steen calls his cast the best he’s ever seen grace the Corinth Theatre-Arts stage...
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Info sought in theft of excavator
Residents are being asked to be on the lookout for a backhoe stolen from a local water associatio...
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Black History Month 
program w...
African-Americans who have protected and served their community will be honored this Sunday with ...
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People of the Crossroads – Kri...
Thirty-plus year Corinth resident Kristy Hopkins said she loves spending time with her seven gran...
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Civitan Club honors community ...
Expressing gratitude for their community partners, the Corinth Civitan Club hosted a special "tha...
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NWS forecasts freezing tempera...
A likely freeze shaping up for Saturday night could be trouble for the early blooms springing to ...
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Rienzi considers natural gas
RIENZI — Answering questions and addressing concerns, officials met in Rienzi on Tuesday night to...
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Rienzi has plans for annexation
RIENZI — Officials in Alcorn County’s southernmost municipality continue to have an eye on future...
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OMC ‘Walk For Life’ 
helps cha...
After twenty-two years of changing lives, Oasis Medical Center is planning their 23rd annual “Wal...
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City appoints Markenna Edgesto...
Markenna Edgeston is looking forward to adding her voice to the Corinth School District Board of ...
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Sports
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Today HS Basketball (North Half Boys 2nd Round) (1A) Biggersville @ Houlka, 7 (2A) Corinth @ Leake Central, 7 (WXRZ) (Boys Region 7/AA Regionals) McNairy Central @ Crockett...
Scoreboard 02/24
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Baseball (Friday, February 24) (Booneville Classic @ NEMCC) Tishomingo County 11 Booneville 1 TCHS 160 31 - 11 9 1 BHS 001 00 - 1 5 9 (WP) Logan Tally (1-0); (LP) Blake ...
Tishomingo County, Walnut Earn Wins at Booneville Classic
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Last week was just for fun. This week it’s real. The high school baseball and softball season kicked off Friday as several area team...
Local Schedule 02/23
by the Daily Corinthian
Today HS Basketball Girls North Half (2nd Round) Booneville @ Aberdeen, 7 p.m. HS Baseball Cherokee (Ala.) @ Biggersville, 4:30 p.m....
Will Hugh Freeze Survive At Ole Miss?
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Sometimes you just have to look for the humor in a bad situation and make the best of it. But that’s easier said than done. To keep ...
Opinion
What happened to conserva...
by Cal Thomas
I had never heard of Milo Yiannopoulos until recently, perhaps because I don't visit some of the websites where his musings are published. Milo, as he calls himself because...
Trump eviscerates the lib...
by Larry Elder
It was riveting. In his first solo press conference, President Donald Trump spent much of the hour berating the media for what Trump called anti-Republican bias and its rel...
What's happening in Sweden
by Rich Lowry
As if on cue, riots broke out in a heavily immigrant suburb of Stockholm as soon as the media mocked President Donald Trump for a vague warning about immigration-related pr...
Trump and the media: Demolition derby
by Cal Thomas
The traditional media have decided not to take President Trump's insults lying down. After what may be the strongest -- and to his s...
Trump shows substance over style
by Michael Barone
Substance and style -- it's easy to get them confused or mistake one for the other. And they're never entirely unconnected, though e...
Legislature is at halftime, money bills are at fore
by Rep. Nick Bain
The Legislature will pass halftime of the 2017 session on February 23, when all of the money bills will have been reviewed by the re...
Sit down and shut up
by Rheta Johnson
If you watched the recent kerfuffle -- and thanks to Mitch McConnell, we all did -- when the Senate told one of its own, Elizabeth W...
Mississippi struggles with budget and revenues strains
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Mississippi isn’t alone. About two-thirds of U.S. states are engaged in the same problems confronting Mississippi. Econ...
Crossroads
Forty-year-old legislatio...
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Title IX, the legislation protected students...
Murphy's Law applies to m...
by Lora Ann Huff
While sitting in a doctor’s office the other day, I saw a framed list of Murphy’s Law scenarios and was laughing out loud before the doctor came in. Later I tried to find a...
Nothing's new and God nev...
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my younger son complained that he felt like the project he was working on was just “spinning his wheels” and not really accomplishing anything. I understand t...
Valentine’s Day is full of legend and should be full of thought
by Stacy Jones
The world is full of poetry, much of it concerning love and the world of lovers. “If ever two were one, then surely we,” wrote Purit...
Black History Month comments raise questions
by Stacy Jones
This week, the president spoke favorably of the new National Museum of African-American History and Culture, part of the Smithsonian...
Jimmy Reed's stories always bring a smile, enjoyment every read
by Lora Ann Huff
(Editor’s Note: Jimmy Reed’s column can be found on page 10A in today’s newspaper.) Anyone who reads Jimmy Reed’s column in our news...
Be careful with lump sum benefit
by Roy and Diane Thompson
We received a phone call from a client this week regarding the Lump Sum Death Benefit and some misunderstandings of the rule. So, th...
Accomplished NASA mathematician no longer “hidden” in shadows
by Stacy Jones
Space was once dubbed the “final frontier,” and humankind endeavored to “transcend the surly bonds of earth,” as poet and aviator Jo...
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