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City considers street closure
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth officials are asking the Mississippi Department of Transportation to consider closing a short street that connects U.S. Highway 72 with South Tate Street. The Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted to petition MDOT to consider closing the one-tenth of a mile strip along the grassy area on the southeast side of the highway intersection. Mayor Tommy Irwin said he has heard from a number of ci...
Unit makes two arrests
by Staff Reports
Two Glen residents face drug charges after being arrested in Corinth this week. According to Alcorn County Narcotics Unit officers, the charges followed an ongoing investigation into the Cummings Town Community where there were complaints of drugs being sold. Bridgette Dixon, 23, and Sammy Brinkley Sr., 55, are charged with selling Xanax. Bond for the two has been set at $5,000 each by Justice ...
Library features artist's works
IUKA -- Beauty and intrigue collide at the Iuka Public Library as Stanley Robinson captivates wit...
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Harassment suit filed against ...
A former sheriff’s department employee has filed suit against Sheriff Charles Rinehart, the Alcor...
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Siege & Battle gets West Corin...
The Siege and Battle of Corinth Commission is set to take possession of the vacant West Corinth E...
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War leaders converge on Corinth
Crossroads area residents and visitors will get a unique opportunity to hear from three important...
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School board adopts calendar f...
As the state steps away from school start date restrictions, the Corinth School District is large...
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Sports
Kossuth serves up first-r...
by H. Lee Smith II
First it rained. Then Kossuth High School reigned. Kossuth claimed five of seven matches on Tuesday, dispatching of North Pontotoc in the opening round of the Class 3A Team...
CHS blanks rival Kossuth
by H. Lee Smith II
McKenzie Patterson tossed a four-hit shutout and Anna Kayte Webb and Colby Cox homered as Corinth blanked rival Kossuth 8-0 in a make-up contest on Tuesday. Patterson garne...
Prep Baseball
Corinth 8, Itawamba 3 Mooreville 5, Central 4, 9 inn. Corinth 8, Itawamba 3 Itawamba 100 100 1 -- 3 10 4 Corinth 021 122 x -- 8 4 2 WP: Sam Carmichiel. Multiple Hits: None....
Local action washed out
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth’s opening round match with North Pontotoc was pushed back a day due to rain. The Division 1-3A champions will now face the D...
ICC’s Anderson named to NJCAA All-American team
by Adam Gore
FULTON -- Itawamba Community College sophomore guard Alex Anderson was recently named National Junior College Athletic Association (...
Corinth falls in first round
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth High School ran into a familiar foe in its quest for a 15th state tennis championship. Division 2-4A champion New Albany end...
Alcorn Central Track
by H. Lee Smith II
Team results and the top three finishers for the Alcorn Central Golden Bears and Lady Bears at last weekend’s Daily Journal Relays. ...
Baseball
Saturday’s Scores Central 11, Tish County 8 Falkner 14, Biggersville 1 NEMCC 8, Pearl River 1 Pearl River 16, NEMCC 6 Friday’s Games...
Opinion
What would Reagan do?
by Pat Buchanan
President Reagan was holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room on March 25, 1985, when Press Secretary Larry Speakes came over to me, as communications director, with a concern...
The equal-pay canard
by Rich Lowry
To paraphrase the line often attributed to Mark Twain, there are lies, damn lies and the "equal pay" statistic. The factoid that women earn only 77 cents of every dollar ea...
Doris Kearns Goodwin: Lin...
by Roger Simon
Doris Kearns Goodwin is a petite person who writes about towering figures -- Lyndon Johnson, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, the Kennedys....
Kerry's Middle East folly
by Cal Thomas
After his spectacular, but predictable, failure to move forward the "peace process" between Israel and the Palestinian side, Secreta...
Voter fraud tainted 2012 election
by Dick Morris
Allegations of voter fraud fly back and forth in modern American politics, each based on episodic personal observations or on anomal...
We must return to what works
by Cal Thomas
The Fiscal Times reported last week that the State Department has missing files or incomplete files for more than $6 billion in Stat...
Focus on the big picture
by Ben S. Carson
Imagine a situation in which there is an earthquake that destroys a suspension bridge over a deep canyon. A passenger train is speed...
Dreams of tossing tech
by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Six inches of snow out the window where the azaleas ought to be. I am in Colorado for a few weeks, and my...
Crossroads
Repairman blessed to be i...
by The Back Porch-Lora Ann Huff
His shop door is open each weekday morning around eight o’clock. He’s open for business whether he has several customers or just one or two. Ralph Hurley has run a lawn mow...
Country ‘poor’ belongs in...
by Lora Ann Huff
Driving through an area where large new houses were being built only a few feet apart, I made the comment to my husband I couldn’t be paid to live in such a tightly fit nei...
Wenasoga native recounts ...
by The Back Porch
What was life like in Alcorn County 100 years ago? We’ve heard the stories passed down from our parents and grandparents and read short-story accounts of local history, but...
The Back Porch: Children learn from 'heroes in faith'
by Lora Ann Huff
Listening to part of a message by Dr. Charles Stanley last weekend brought back memories I cherish from my childhood and growing-up ...
Avengers activate abilities to save the world
by Terry Burns
Avengers activate abilities to save the world The Avengers, PG-13, ****, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemswor...
The Back Porch: Mothers not always perfect, but Someone it
by Lora Ann Huff
Well known author and Bible teacher, Beth Moore, said recently if you think you are one who “has it all together,” just have childre...
The Back Porch: Confessing some burdens only to God
by Lora Ann Huff
Everybody’s writing a book these days. Seems every time I turn the TV on, someone is being interviewed because their new book is hit...
History of family tree in a nutshell
by Ryland Bruhwiler
When I headed up to Selmer for my appointment at a local hair salon last week, I got more than a new “do.” I got a lesson in local h...
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Kossuth Elementary School second grader Brayde Mitchell gets ready for next month's Candy Classic. / Staff photo by Zack Steen
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