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DG Bandits: Local man in custody
by Jeff York
MICHIE, Tenn. -- A 27-year-old Corinth man has been arrested by the McNairy County Sheriff’s Department in connection with two burglaries of Dollar General Stores in Michie and Milledgeville. Johnathan Matthew Hodum, of 2110 Norman Road in Corinth, was arrested Tuesday night and is now in the McNairy County Jail, according to McNairy County Sheriff Guy Buck. Hodum was charged with two counts of...
Church using show to bring in muscle
by Steve Beavers
A local congregation is bringing in the muscle. West Corinth Baptist Church is turning to a cruise-in to raise money for a fall outreach ministry. The 2nd Annual West Corinth Baptist Church Cruise-In is slated for Saturday with registration of entries getting under way at 8 a.m. Cost to enter a vehicle is $10. Funds collected from the car show will be used to pay for an August 11-12 appearance ...
Arena outsources liquor sales ...
Things are going according to plan as Crossroads Arena gets ready for its initial show involving ...
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Boy, 4, on life support
ADAMSVILLE, Tenn. – A four-year-old boy is on life support at LeBonhuer Children’s Hospital and t...
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18-wheeler wreck shuts down tr...
BIGGERSVILLE – A two vehicle wreck involving an 18-wheeler shut down U.S. Highway 45 North for ab...
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MRHC auxiliary gifts out schol...
The Auxiliary Gift Shop has been a helping hand to many students entering the medical field. The ...
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Annual Prayer Walk will conven...
Prayer for local schools and school children is the goal of the Alcorn Prayer Ministry. The group...
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Sports
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-31 Women’s Lib 28-12 Justice League 25.5-14.5 Family Ties 23.5-16.5 The Rebels 23.5-16.5 Swee...
Locals among NE tennis ho...
by Blake D. Long
The Northeast Mississippi Community College men’s and women’s tennis programs placed themselves among highly elite company with their latest national recognition. The Lady ...
Price, Lester, Lackey tra...
by The Associated Press
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop A...
Prescott, MSU embrace expectations
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Quarterback Dak Prescott's breakout sophomore season produced some impressive moments last fall, including 13 touchdow...
Questions abound in SEC with big QBs gone
by The Associated Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps...
Vandy's new coach sees only opportunity in camp
by The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Derek Mason has to find a new starting quarterback and replace not only the receiver who rewrote the Southeaster...
NCAA settles suit, will change rules
by The Associated Press
CHICAGO -- The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that co...
Titans loaded up with options at returner
by The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Finding someone to handle kickoffs and punt returns proved quite the adventure in 2013 for Tennessee. Deciding w...
Opinion
WWI, the not so great war
by Cal Thomas
NEWBURY, England — World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end al...
A constitutional crisis f...
by Rich Lowry
Republicans and Democrats are consumed in a vicious debate over which party wants to talk about impeachment more. Democrats say it is lunatic Republicans who are scheming, ...
Foreign policy lacks rudder
by Ben S. Carson
The Obama administration's recent failures in the foreign-policy arena have only highlighted how far American leadership has fallen in this new century. From the Middle Eas...
No more aid to the Palestinian Authority
by Cal Thomas
The anti-Semitic "tradition" of blaming Jews for the world's problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscrimina...
No bipartisanship in White House
by Michael Barone
Bipartisanship is dead. That's the conventional wisdom, and there's a lot of evidence to support it. But there's evidence to the con...
Political rhetoric about federal spending dodges main issues
As it did during the Mississippi Republican U.S. Senate primary and likely will again to some degree in the November general electio...
Dr. Politics on Biden's big chance
by Roger Simon
Ask Dr. Politics! You are fair, and we are unbalanced! Dear Dr. Politics: Is President Barack Obama going to be impeached? Answer: O...
Will Jerry Brown challenge Hillary?
by DICK MORRIS AND EILEEN MCGANN
He lost to Jimmy Carter in 1976 and 16 years later to Bill Clinton in 1992. Now, 24 years later, in 2016, he may run again. Jerry Br...
Crossroads
Sixties ‘Folk’ songster m...
by Stacy Jones
It was 49 years ago this week that CBS News describes as “the day rock music really got rolling.” The anniversary doesn’t involve Elvis, Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones, or...
Obeying the law is in God...
by Gary Andrews
Much of the problems hindering today’s social society are that everyone wants to live by their own rules and not abide by rules put in place years and years ago. I remember...
New School Year
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone may think I’m harping about parenting and having the right attitude with our children and grandchildren, but with a new school year just around the corner, I think ...
Tips on being a better parent ... or grandparent
by Lora Ann Huff
Many of us wish we could do a better job at parenting or grandparenting. Researchers have found that what grown-up children look bac...
Receiving God’s message through song
by Gary Andrews
I am a fan of gospel music and I really enjoy the Gaithers and all of the old time singers coming together to perform. I have only s...
Keepsakes help keep memories alive
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I came across an article I wrote many years ago, and in order to keep the memory of a couple of special folks from our com...
One of Corinth’s newest bands adds some ‘jazz’
by Stacy Jones
Corinth has its own three-piece jazz ensemble. And while “jazz ensemble” may not be the most exact moniker for the trio, they do inc...
‘Freedom Summer’ anniversary should honor sacrifices for the common good
by Stacy Jones
A platitude often repeated in small Southern towns pertains to a wistful yearning to return to “easier” times. However, this idyllic...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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