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Consultant will study local tourism market
by Jebb Johnston
The tourism office is ready to find out exactly who’s coming to Corinth and identify opportunities to lure more people to the Crossroads. The Corinth Area CVB recently hired Berkeley Young of Young Strategies to conduct the research that will answer those questions and help get more return on the tourism tax dollars spent on tourism marketing. “We think we know who’s coming to Corinth, but we h...
Hospital employees will support animal shelter
by Zack Steen
In the business of giving, employees with the local hospital plan to give even more in 2017. Magnolia Regional Health Center employees chose the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter as their local charity of the year earlier this month. The MRHC Giving Committee took a site visit of the shelter on Monday, and Magnolia Foundation Executive Director Tracy Moore said she believes the employees made the r...
Kossuth man faces meth charge
by Jebb Johnston
A Kossuth man arrested at a roadside safety checkpoint in Prentiss County faces a felony drug charge. James Andrew Hollan, 41, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) after encountering the roadblock at the intersection of Prentiss County Road 8360 and Road 8361 during the early a.m. hours on Friday, according to Sheriff Randy Tolar. A warrant is outstanding for ...
Blood drive set in Corinth
by Kimberly Shelton
Encouraging Crossroads residents to roll up their sleeves, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will hold a community blood drive in Corinth. Held at Walgreens from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan.25, the blood service will be collecting donations via the MBS motor coach which will be located at the corner of Harper Road and Highway 72. In honor of Blood Donors Appreciation Month, all donors will ...
People of the Crossroads — Mel...
Despite being diagnosed with a debilitating disease in 2008, Biggersville resident Melvin Steed i...
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Walgreens to host MBS Blood Drive
Encouraging Crossroads residents to roll up their sleeves, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will ...
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Many begin day at the Pit Stop
It’s a place where the early morning smells of coffee and breakfast mingle in the air with the so...
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More human remains found in Ko...
A little more than a week after human remains were discovered in the Kossuth area, the Alcorn Cou...
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Firefighters train for success
Heavy smoke hovers along Manpower Road in Corinth Saturday morning. A two-story building and near...
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Law would restrict campaign sp...
Transparency is a good thing. Mississippi campaign finance spending has been unregulated for year...
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District moves closer to wirel...
The Alcorn School District got the green light this week. The remaining ERATE federal funding nee...
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ACHS students plan for mission...
A group of eight Alcorn Central High School football players are raising money for an upcoming mi...
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Counterfeit cash raises concerns
The Corinth Police Department is seeing a spike in counterfeit money circulating in local busines...
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Bus route changes will save funds
The Alcorn School District will save more than $60,000 after making several school bus changes th...
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Supper offers taste of the wil...
Guests will get a taste of the great outdoors as they arrive at the Crossroads Arena for the 39th...
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Free mammogram program returns
Encouraging Crossroads residents to be proactive, Belk of Corinth will offer free, convenient mam...
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Sports
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, Jan. 17 HS Basketball Kossuth @ Belmont, 6 Alcorn Central @ Hardin County, 6 Pontotoc @ Corinth, 6 Biggersville @ Jumpertown, 6 Itawamba AHS @ Tishomingo County, 6...
Kents Corner: Recognizing...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
After a week off I’m back with more food for thought and my P.O.V. on area sports and entertainment. Topping the list this week, several area teams and individuals deserve ...
Scoreboard 01/14
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (From Friday, January 13) (G) New Albany 50 Kossuth n48 (OT) NAHS 9 12 11 8 10 - 50 KHS 18 9 9 4 8 - 48 (KHS) Morgan Hodum 20, Grace Stanford 6 (Record) KHS: ...
Latest Plaza Lanes League Bowling Results 01/14
by The Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest league Bowling results from Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Monday Night Major: Week of 01/09) Hughes Outdoor & Marina ...
Bulldogs Defeat Texas A&M
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State moved to 3-1 in Southeastern Conference play for the first time since 2010 with Saturday after...
Belmont Sweeps Central: Tish Co. Splits On Road
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Alcorn Central hosted division rival Belmont in a pair of games at the ACHS gym Friday night and the action was indeed packed. (G) B...
Scoreboard 01/13
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (Friday, January 13) (G) Belmont 62 Alcorn Central 42 BHS 23 18 15 7 - 62 ACHS 14 7 14 8 - 42 (ACHS) Malory Wigginton ...
Opinion
State must move past anal...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – As noted in prior writings, I’ve watched the evolution of the digital divide in Mississippi from several unique vantage points. Even the term “digital divide” ...
Ben Carson is a role model
by Cal Thomas
During his Senate confirmation hearing, Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development-designate, told a story. He said his mother was a domestic who cleaned be...
Legislators have a busy week
by Rep. Bubba Carpenter
Several committees held their first meeting of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session last week, and four bills made their way to the House floor for discussion. On Wednesday...
Living wage is as wrongheaded as minimum wage
by Larry Elder
What future will America have when so many of her citizens lack the ability to engage in critical thinking, refuse to connect the do...
The intelligence community, Russia and Trump
by Michael Barone
On Wednesday, in his first news conference as president-elect, Donald Trump came out swinging -- against some of the media (while pr...
Why the media lose to Trump
by Rich Lowry
The best thing that happened to Donald Trump all week is that BuzzFeed published the raw Russia dossier about him. It can't be pleas...
Will we ever laugh again?
by Roger Simon
The anecdote is so perfect, so polished, so delicious that it doesn't matter whether it is precisely true. John F. Kennedy had been ...
Trump's enemies see an opening
by Pat Buchanan
"Fake news!" roared Donald Trump, the work of "sick people." The president-elect was referring to a 35-page dossier of lurid details...
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A cheerful heart is the b...
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently our five-year-old granddaughter Rilee Bea hurried into her mother’s room and declared, “Mama, I just bless-youed and the most disgusting stuff came out!” Hollie th...
Week marks loss of memora...
by Stacy Jones
This week has not been an easy one for some of us in the Crossroads area who hold fond memories of our former English teachers. For those of us who were inspired by those i...
'Jackie' movie offers val...
by Stacy Jones
I saw the biopic “Jackie” this week. Although I was born after John F. Kennedy’s presidency and assassination, I have long been fascinated by the era, and I feel, perhaps v...
God made us all different ... even mules
by Lora Ann Huff
Everyone has heard the expressions, “books can take you places you’ve never been before” and “movies can take you places…” Both are ...
New Year's holiday follows long tradition, ends 2016 bittersweetly
by Stacy Jones
Each year I approach New Year’s Eve with excitement. Nevertheless, the holiday, immediately following the most commercialized holida...
Christmas hurrying obscures meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my older daughter said she wondered where you go to have that Christmas that shows up on Christmas cards and in story ...
Sifting through holiday emotions not always easy

by Stacy Jones
In the opening of the 1965 classic holiday cartoon ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas,’ the title character expresses a sentiment about Chri...
Memories change the atmosphere of Christmas
by Lora Ann Huff
Coming across a copy of a story I shared years ago from a farm magazine, I thought it appropriate to re-tell this Christmas season. ...
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