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New club director brings passion for changing lives
by Steve Beavers
Antoine Walker gets it. It's all about the kids. Walker has been on the job as new Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi since April 20 after board members selected him over seven other candidates. "His knowledge of the club and his passion for helping kids set him apart from the other candidates," said club board president Roberto Ortega. "He gets we are here t...
Verandah-Curlee House renovation preserves Corinth's crown jewel
by Jebb Johnston
Although the doors are opening again at the Verandah-Curlee House, there is still a long way to go in renovating the 1857 structure. Now that the urgent foundation and roof problems are fixed, public visitation resumes on a regular schedule June 11 after the grand opening on Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6. The next phase of work moves to the interior, where the look of the house will be made...
Poetry man turns talent into b...
The Poetry Man is now for hire. Autry Davis and his beautiful storytelling talents are set to app...
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Meetings to educate about new app
The Alliance wants to help businesses get prepared. The Corinth Area Convention & Visitor’s Burea...
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Hospital honored for emergency...
Magnolia Regional Health Center EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission Lifelin...
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Watercolor artists share uniqu...
The watercolor brush strokes of two of the region’s prize-winning artists are mixing in the Corin...
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Congressional race will be dec...
North Mississippians are set to elect a congressman on Tuesday. The only race on the ballot is th...
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Sports
Nine locals honored by 1-3A
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth and Alcorn Central combined for nine spots on the annual All-Division 1-3A Baseball team. League champion and Class 3A runner-up Belmont took home half of the six c...
Ole Miss records just 2 h...
by The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES -- Mike Shawaryn gave up one run in 5 1-3 innings and combined with three relievers on a two-hitter in Maryland's 3-1 victory over Mississippi on Friday in thei...
SEC's Slive steps down early
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive unexpectedly stepped down Friday, just minutes after announcing record revenue and a groundbreaking rule. Sl...
Tigers hosting four games this fall
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- The Northeast Mississippi Community College football team will treat its followers to a stellar lineup of home contest...
SEC continues to raise basketball profile
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- When Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings first stepped into the meeting room this week in Destin, he immediately notice...
LSU beats Auburn in Women's CWS
by The Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Bianka Bell and Kellsi Kloss hit home runs to help LSU beat Auburn 6-1 on Thursday in the Women's College World Ser...
SEC to 'substantially' increase fines
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004. Now, a de...
Things to know: NCAA baseball tourney
by The Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. -- The NCAA baseball tournament starts Friday with regionals. The 16 winners advance to super regionals next week, and t...
Opinion
The anti-NSA bumper sticker
by Rich Lowry
If the National Security Agency's bulk-data program expires, the coroner should conclude that it was "Death by Bumper Sticker." Rarely has a controversial government progra...
Commander in Chief's job ...
by Star Parker
A front-page headline in The Wall Street Journal screams out: "Islamic State's Gains Reveal New Prowess on the Battlefield." The article discusses how the Islamic State rec...
Republicans expose their ...
by Roger Simon
The Republican Party suffers from an embarrassment of riches. It has too many really swell candidates for president. It has so many candidates, both those who have announce...
Deadbeat dad not a deadbeat; he’s not even a dad
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — “Is it working?” That’s an easy question most of the time. Problem is, when lawmakers and regulation writers fix something ...
The season of graduation gifts
by Thomas Sowell
This is the season of college graduations, and many people may be wondering what kinds of gifts would be most appropriate for young ...
Is expensive electricity is better?
by Wyatt Emmerich
Mississippi Power Company (MPC) is spending millions of dollars to convince ratepayers its $6.2 billion (and growing) plant is a goo...
Our next Mideast war – Syria
by Pat Buchanan
Jeb Bush has spent time debating with himself over whether he would have started the war his brother launched on Iraq. When he figur...
Democrat’s rewrite of MAEP’s history short on fact
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – After a long period of seeming political inaction, Democrats in the Mississippi House of Representatives are beginning ...
Crossroads
Piper Books
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently I read about the controversy over the books about life after death, such as one little boy’s story in “Heaven is for Real” and others. One book in particular was p...
End of school year can be...
by Stacy Jones
Some may think that teachers can hardly wait until the end of a school year. Summertime for many teachers translates into vacations, sleeping late, eating at the time one d...
‘Mad Max’ returns and rem...
by Terry Burns
Mad Max and Fury Road, R, *****, Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Director George Miller, Warner Bros, Length 120 minutes. In this Mad Max, the earth has turned into a horrible ...
Wonderful World
by Lora Ann Huff
Maybe I’m still on my soapbox this week, but after attending awards ceremonies in a county elementary school and then a kindergarten...
‘King of the Blues’ says goodbye amidst remembrances from fans
by Stacy Jones
Last Friday I awoke to sad news on public radio: B.B. King died at the age of 89 at his home in Las Vegas late Thursday night. It ha...
Gun Law
by Lora Ann Huff
The trends and news of our day never cease to amaze me. Yesterday on national news I heard there’s a push now to legalize guns on co...
Downtown Corinth living offers observation, interest, vitality
by Stacy Jones
Living downtown and watching the transmutations of a town are akin to residing with a familiar companion and learning the nuances of...
Endless Summer
by Lora Ann Huff
My eyes filled with tears when I read the words on the tote bag in a local store. “We dream of summers that last forever.” The pictu...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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