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Bike racks coming to downtown
by Jebb Johnston
Main Street Corinth wants to offer bicyclists a place to safely park bikes in and about the downtown area. The purchase of 10 bike racks to be installed at various locations is part of the mission to “make Corinth a better place to live, work and play,” said Main Street Director Brent Johnson. The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted on Tuesday to give its blessing to the idea. Main Street...
Artifact show returns to arena
by Steve Beavers
A chance to go back in time. Bill Breidinger is giving the area the opportunity. Breidinger, president of the Magnolia State Archaeological Society, is bringing the annual Native American Indian Artifact Show to the Crossroads Arena on Saturday, Oct. 17. The 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. free show allows people to see and touch artifacts from Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky a...
Community comes together for r...
Five-year-old Braxton Quinn is on an adventure of a lifetime full of magic, faith, friendship and...
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Holiday weekend includes Green...
After a one-month hiatus, local growers and skilled craftsmen will come together for another Gree...
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Free health clinic seeks city,...
The Living Healthy Free Medical Clinic is asking the local governments for financial support as i...
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Students have chance to gather...
Corinth High School juniors, seniors and their parents will gain invaluable information as they p...
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Sports
Central boys run to win i...
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central opened its 2015 Cross Country season across the state line and came back with a pair of top-3 finishes. Central took home the boys’ title Saturday at the Bro...
SEC's hopes may rest on a...
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title. In this part of the college football world, that seems like an eternity. W...
Corinth sweeps season series
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- Corinth outscored Kossuth 6-1 over the final four frames to sweep the home-and-home series with an 11-5 decision in slow-pitch softball action on Tuesday. Kossut...
County clubs sweep league matches
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth and Alcorn Central took their volleyball shows on the road and came away victorious. The Lady Warriors bounced back from Sat...
MSU’s Shumpert takes over at running back
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State must find a way to replace more than 1,200 yards rushing now that former starting running back Josh ...
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
Jerry Robertson of Corinth claimed the Week 1 edition of Pigskin Picks. Robertson was one of two entries to go 9-2. He won the tiebr...
Ole Miss welcomes back Treadwell
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze hopes star receiver Laquon Treadwell scores a touchdown every time he touches the ball this ...
Playoff-hopeful Cubs get OF Jackson
by The Associated Press
HOUSTON -- The Chicago Cubs acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners on Monday, boosting their depth for their r...
Opinion
Campus incident bring foc...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – I was in a second floor classroom in McComas Hall teaching 16 Mississippi State University students a course called News Editing and Design on Thursday, Aug. 2...
Even one ‘line of duty’ d...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Average age: 40. Average time in law enforcement: 12 years, 10 months. Those stats describe the 82 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty so fa...
Dis-integrating America
by Pat Buchanan
The Wednesday morning murders of 24-year-old Roanoke TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were a racist atrocity, a hate crime. Were they not white, they ...
The GOP field that failed
by Rich Lowry
The rise of Donald Trump is, in part, a function of a vacuum. He is thriving in a Republican field that is large, talented and, so f...
U.S. and UK politics are mirror images
by Cal Thomas
LONDON – It's remarkable how often British and American politics resemble each other; often only the accents differ. Following a dis...
Detailed state agency budgets available online
by Jack Elliott, Jr.
JACKSON — For political junkies who can't get enough of the legislative budgeting process or for average folks just curious about ho...
Two impossible things that could happen in 2016
by Michael Barone
"One can't believe impossible things," Alice objected. "I daresay you haven't had much practice," the Red Queen replied. "When I was...
If Obama endorses Biden ...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
If Joe Biden runs and President Obama endorses him – and both now appear likely – then all bets are off. Hillary Clinton will soon b...
Crossroads
'Man From Uncle' makes ex...
by Terry Burns
Man From Uncle, PG-13, *****, Henry Cavill, Arnie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Hugh Grant, Director Guy Richie, Davis Entertainment, Warner Bros., Length 116 minutes. This film...
Five prayer suggestions f...
by Lora Ann Huff
Last week our nine-year-old grandson and I were talking about school starting back when he said, “Momaw, I guess you’re kinda glad we’re going back to school and you won’t ...
Philosophy teacher goes w...
by Terry Burns
Irrational Man, R, ****, Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey, Director Woody Allen, Graver Productions, Length 96 minutes. Psychology was one of my favorite classes i...
Friends are worth more than silver or gold
by Lora Ann Huff
For the last few days I’ve been thinking about a statement a friend made the other day when he stopped by to pick up something I had...
New ‘Mission: Impossible’ delivers plenty of drama
by Terry Burns
Mission:Impossible- Rogue Nation, *****, PG-13, Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Director Christopher McQua...
Producer who shaped traditional-style country music dies
by Stacy Jones
What I knew as a teenager as country music were the bland, pop-infused tunes that passed for country, a problem which has increased ...
Teaching is a labor of love
by Lora Ann Huff
With the new school year just around the corner, I’m feeling sorry for the small children who will soon be getting into the routine ...
Quotes recalled from 1957
by Lora Ann Huff
The Corinth area lost two good men this week. I thought it quite ironic that Ralph Hurley and Leon Fields went home so close to the ...
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Laquita Thomson shows one of her collagraph pieces. Her exhibit, "Prints and Cyanotypes," runs through Sept. 30 at the gallery.
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