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Pleas entered in rape, fondling cases
by Jebb Johnston
Alcorn County Circuit Court heard guilty pleas on charges of statutory rape and fondling this week. During Monday’s plea day, Warren Jake Williams, 24, pleaded guilty to statutory rape. Judge Jim Pounds imposed a 20-year sentence with 19 years suspended, leaving one year to serve day-for-day in custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, with five years of probation to follow, accordi...
Corinth Coca-Cola expands territory
Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works, Inc. has announced it has signed definitive agreements with The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated for expanded territory rights. These agreements implement the territory changes previously announced in April of 2013, when a Letter of Intent was signed. In the transactions now announced, Corinth will be expanding its presence in West Tenn...
Event draws caregivers together
The role of a caregiver can be challenging and stressful. As a thank you, Magnolia Regional Healt...
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Woman brings ballet company to...
In an effort to broaden the horizons of students and to promote the various arts of dance as its ...
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Greer gets life sentences in C...
The man accused of killing two brothers and setting their house on fire pleaded guilty Monday and...
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Soccer coaches love their drone
A pair of soccer coaches are opening eyes in the community. Sites are now viewable in ways they h...
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Harville reflects on law enfor...
For 26 years, Scotty Harville has found a second home with the Corinth Police Department. As a yo...
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Sports
CHS rolls in volleyball p...
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth High School needed just three sets to garner the volleyball program’s third playoff victory. The Lady Warriors (21-9) dropped Choctaw County in straight sets -- 25-...
No. 3 Ole Miss relies on ...
by David Brandt
Statistics might not tell the whole story about how good No. 3 Mississippi's defense has been this season. But it's certainly a good place to start. The Rebels (7-0, 4-0 So...
MSU back at practice, wor...
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State has spent the past month obliterating stereotypes about the program, ignoring a mediocre history and rising to the top spot in the national ...
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
Peggy Shinar claimed the Week 8 edition of Pigskin Picks, going 12-1. Three entries among the 47 total went 11-2. Shinar lost the Wa...
Less flash, more wins for Wallace, Ole Miss
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze knows his quarterback Bo Wallace can throw for 300 or even close to 400 yards on just about ...
SEC 1st league to go 4 for 5 at top of AP poll
by Ralph D. Russo
Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's eighth weekend. BUCKLE UP Good luck, selection commit...
Kossuth continues AC dominance
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH — Kossuth scored on four of its first five possessions in continuing its dominance of rival Alcorn Central. The Aggies (7-2,...
Indians roll off 56 unanswered points
by H. Lee Smith II
FULTON -- Corinth scored on its first two possessions and led 14-0 just over midway into a key Division 1-4A matchup Itawamba domina...
Opinion
Fear can be a good thing
by Roger Simon
Can you get the light out of my eyes? No. Can you loosen the handcuffs? No. Why am I here? You coughed. Coughing is a symptom of Ebola. We must protect the homeland. But yo...
Ebola is low on list of f...
by Rheta Johnson
The dogs and I were out for a walk in a city of half a million recently, waiting our turn to use the crosswalk at a busy intersection. Schools were convening, people were r...
Houston pastors fight cen...
by Cal Thomas
Houston recently passed an ordinance through its city council that has sparked quite a bit of controversy amongst conservative evangelicals. The Houston Equal Rights Ordina...
The Military versus Marlboro
by Rich Lowry
We are losing a war in Iraq and Syria, the military is shrinking dangerously as global threats are growing, and yet the Pentagon is ...
You never had it so good
by Roger Simon
I hardly know where to begin. Ebola continues to spread around the world; the Islamic State pushes closer to Baghdad; the Secret Ser...
Panetta's book is a contract hit by hillary
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Leon Panetta, Bill Clinton's former chief of staff, and Hillary's choice for that post when he was appointed, has come out with a bo...
Chelsey is fine and well
by Rheta Johnson
The niece Chelsey grew up in this column, a recurring character from the time she was born until she graduated college. Then she dis...
What are the surprise races in this election?
by Michael Barone
One question I’m asked in every electoral cycle is, “What are the surprise races in this election?” My answer in recent years has be...
Crossroads
Pursuit of happiness or h...
by Terry Burns
Hector and The Search for Happiness, R, ****, Simon Pegg, Rosanund Pike, Jean Reno, Stellan Skarsgaird, Christopher Plummer, Ming Zhao, Toni Collette. Relativity Media. Dir...
Turnip Green Cookoff high...
by Stacy Jones
Returning after school to a home where my mother regularly cooked turnip greens for dinner was a distinct experience. The air was filled with an aroma that is difficult to ...
Grocery Shopping
by Lora Ann Huff
A news item caught my eye the other day and was rather disturbing. The quote was something like “Are America’s supermarkets in trouble?” The content of the article was that...
Festival affords taste of classic New Orleans lyricist
by Stacy Jones
Some days you just need a little gris-gris. Originating in West Africa as part of the voodoo tradition, gris-gris consists of an amu...
Here comes 'The Judge'
by Terry Burns
The Judge, R, ****, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Verga Farnigu, Billy Bob Thornton. Warner Bros. Director David Dobkin. Length ...
CT-A’s Becky’s New Car drives audience between reality and fantasy
by Stacy Jones
We all encounter instances in our lives when we would love, even momentarily, the opportunity to escape what may seem the humdrum qu...
Clothes Lines
by Lora Ann Huff
While having a telephone conversation with my friend in Columbus the other day, she mentioned she had just hung her wash out on the ...
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
by Terry Burns
Gone Girl, R, *****Plus, Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Carrie Coon. New Regency Pictures. Director D...
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Supply Sergeant Glen R. Marsh (from left), Rickey Crane with Veterans and Family Honors and MS Project Package Coordinator and Founder Rickey Pope put together a care package to be mailed to a deployed mid-south soldier in Iraq. / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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