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Arena manager remembers
 country music pioneer
by L.A. Story
It seems all of Nashville, Tenn., is mourning the death of Country Music Association pioneer Jo Walker-Meador as she profoundly impacted the Country Music industry, but one Crossroads area native remembers her too — in the role of mentor and friend. “Truly country music would not be where it is today without her and I certainly owe her all the credit for my accomplishments at CMA and in Country...
4-H day offers fun,
 food and information
by L.A. Story
What goes well with food and fun? Information, of course, and that is the 4-H Club’s specialty. 4-H Promotion Day will take place from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. this Saturday, at the Mississippi State University Extension Service, located at 2200 Levee Road, in Corinth, (behind the Crossroads Arena). 4-H Agent Tammy Parker said that some of the 4-H Clubs will have displays with fun hands-on acti...
Corinth will see
 obscured eclipse: Monday's weather forecast
 looks good for rare event
by Jebb Johnston
For those who will not be in the path of totality when an eclipse darkens the sky on Monday, there are other opportunities to get a glimpse of a rare astronomical event. The view from Corinth will be about as good as it gets in Mississippi, with the sun 94.8 percent obscured on the north side of the city. The partial eclipse will begin at 11:55 a.m., reach its maximum at 1:26 p.m. and end at 2:...
Alderman honors: Officials receive recognition 

by L.A. Story
FARMINGTON — Two aldermen recently completed training from the Mississippi Municipal League and received recognition at the start of the regular monthly meeting of the Farmington Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Mayor Dale Fortenberry recognized Aldermen Johnny Potts and Lowell Gann saying that the Farmington Board had never had aldermen complete the MML educational programming before. Potts comple...
Park Ranger advises 
board of ...
Music and history will both come alive at the Civil War Interpretive Center in September. Ashley ...
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City board nixes shopping cent...
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen narrowly rejected a variance request on Tuesday for a new...
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Free concert: Shiloh park plan...
SHILOH, Tenn. — Music and celebration will be the order of the evening as Shiloh celebrates the 1...
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Yard sale proceeds help 'Save ...
Saving the fire truck, one fundraiser at a time. The latest edition of the Daily Corinthian Yard ...
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Two Corinth pharmacy techs amo...
Two Corinth pharmacy technicians are among six Mississippi health care professionals facing felon...
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Man, inmates charged
 with sne...
A North Mississippi man was arrested after he was caught trying to sneak contraband into the Alco...
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Information sought in missing ...
The family of a former Corinth resident who has not been heard from since last week is seeking in...
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Shutterbugs wanted: Museum pho...
Lights, camera, action. The Crossroads Museum recently announced the return of its long running P...
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Police chief: No robbery at Lo...
The report of a robbery at Lowe’s on Sunday afternoon turned out to be a false alarm. “We had no ...
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Corinth gets 'rocked' by creat...
Corinth is being rocked — not by the music genre, but by actual stones. Anyone who frequents soci...
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Student enrollment holds even
Early attendance results are pointing to enrollment holding about even in the Corinth School Dist...
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County cracks down on drugs
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A Corinth man was one of six people arrested on recent drug charges. The Tish...
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Sports
Call In Scores
by the Daily Corinthian
With high school football kicking off this week and softball and volleyball already in full gear we need your help in getting game scores and information reported each week...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Plaza Lanes announces the formation of their Fall leagues. The Thursday Morning Coffee League (ladies only) will begin August 17 beginning at 9 am. The Monday Night Major ...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Friday, August 18 HS Football/Opening Week Corinth @ Shannon, 7 Tishomingo County @ Alcorn Central, 7 Middleton (TN) @ Biggersville, 7 Independence @ Kossuth, 7 Ashland @ W...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, August 17 HS Volleyball @ Glen New Albany 3 Alcorn Central 1 ACHS 23 25 23 23 NAHS 25 22 25 25 (Record) AC 9-2 @ Ripley Ri...
Local Schedule (updated)
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, August 17 HS Volleyball New Albany @ Alcorn Central, 5 Kosuth @ Ripley, 5 Tishomingo County @ McNairy Central, 5:30 HS Sof...
Fitzgerald named to Manning Watch List
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Junior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald continues to reel in preseason recognition after being placed on the Manning ...
Call In Scores
by the Daily Corinthian
With high school football kicking off this week and softball and volleyball already in full gear we need your help in getting game s...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, August 17 HS Volleyball New Albany @ Alcorn Central, 5 Kosuth @ Ripley, 5 HS Softball Thrasher @ Jumpertown (Varsity), 5 T...
Opinion
Armageddon postponed, for...
by Cal Thomas
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un appears to have blinked and President Trump can claim a foreign policy victory and justification for his strategy. Reminiscent of Presiden...
Trump is right: Bigotry, ...
by Star Parker
British writer and theologian G.K. Chesterton observed, "It is hatred that unites people -- while love is always individual." The use of hatred to mobilize has a long and b...
Tragedy in Charlottesville
by Cal Thomas
In the South during the Jim Crow era, the "one-drop rule," codified into law, asserted that if a person had just one drop of African-American blood, they were considered "b...
If we erase history, who are we?
by Pat Buchanan
When the Dodge Charger of 20-year-old Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr., plunged into that crowd of protesters Saturday, killin...
Mothball the Confederate monuments
by Rich Lowry
Robert E. Lee wasn't a Nazi, and surely would have had no sympathy for the white supremacist goons who made his statue a rallying po...
Poor is a choice? Think again!
by Rep. Jay Hughes
Governor William Winter was correct when he said: “The only road out of poverty runs past the schoolhouse door.” This still rings tr...
State will be a leader in drones
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Mississippi’s leadership in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is reaching new heights, thanks to a recent partnership with the Departm...
Financial questions for 2 of 3 charter finalists
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON (AP) — Decision time is drawing near for Mississippi's Charter School Advisory Board. While a proposed school in Clarksdale ...
Crossroads
Trip to former President’...
by Stacy Jones
My quest to visit Plains, Georgia began last fall when I discovered the Plains Inn, the quaint, renovated upstairs hotel above an antique mall in the town that President Ji...
God is faithful through o...
by Lora Ann Huff
With troubles in our country and around the world, many may wonder what will happen next; but in our area there are undoubtedly hundreds of people who are facing trials and...
Beloved poem encourages f...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular poem jumped out at me because the words s...
Sometimes you just have to get turned around
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’r...
Organizing, packing light make for successful travel
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, ...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writ...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
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