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Fleeing suspect faces charges in 3 states
by Brant Sappington
A man who led authorities on a chase across three states following a hit-and-run crash in Selmer, Tenn. has been apprehended in Alabama. Brandon Heath Anaya, 26, of Gadsden, Ala. was arrested around 8:20 p.m. Monday by the Colbert County, Ala. Sheriff's Department. He faces a felony charge of aggravated assault on an officer with a deadly weapon for ramming his vehicle into a highway patrol tro...
Fire damages downtown building
by Steve Beavers
A FedEx driver's delivery was just on time. Donta Smith stopped to tell Joe's Shoe Store employees about a fire outside of the business on Tuesday afternoon. His action kept a fire from spreading along the downtown block. "We didn't know anything was going on until he (Smith) stopped," said Joe's employee Melinda Oakman. A box of papers caught fire outside the building on Fillmore Street around...
Corinth firm gets Silicon cont...
BURNSVILLE – Corinth based Buddy Ayers Construction was recently awarded a construction bid on th...
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CT-A plans fundraisers
The Corinth Theatre-Arts Board of Directors is excited to announce the Magnolia Award winning cas...
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Church hosts 'Blessing of the ...
Each year early in October, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and many others give homage to Francis of...
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Avectus Healthcare Solutions e...
Avectus Healthcare Solutions is set to move its operations into the former Chadco building, allow...
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Corinth Gas and Water Expands ...
Some rural Alcorn County homes will stay warm with natural gas this winter as Corinth Gas and Wat...
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Sports
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
For the second week in a row, a blind draw was needed to determine the weekly winner in the annual Pigskin Picks. Once again, a previous winner was left in the hat ... or t...
No. 11 Rebels lean on str...
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi's offense is a little inconsistent and the special teams suddenly have some problems. But through four games, one thing has been clear: These 11th-ran...
Wild, wild SEC West set f...
by The Associated Press
Three teams from the Southeastern Conference's powerful Western Division are finally going down. That much is assured on Saturday, when six teams ranked in the top 15 clash...
Aggies roll in Homecoming matchup
by Anson Keith
KOSSUTH -- The Kossuth Aggies and fans came to crown a queen and take care of business Friday night and they did just that -- rollin...
Bulldogs bark, bite way to blowout win
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Warriors knew they’d have their hands full with Aberdeen on Friday. They also inflicted injury upon themselves, committi...
Alcorn County Roundup
by H. Lee Smith II
New Site 38, Alcorn Central 14 At Glen, it was the Royals who wore the crown on Homecoming. New Site surpassed its combined win tota...
Lady Aggies lock down playoff spot
by H. Lee Smith II
BELMONT -- Kossuth doubled its win total over a span of three days and locked down a playoff spot in the process. Carleigh Mills bla...
Tonight’s Ticket: Alcorn County Football Capsules
by H. Lee Smith II
Cherokee, Ala. (0-5) @ Kossuth (4-1) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Larry B. Mitchell Stadium, Kossuth High School Coaches: Kossuth, Brian ...
Opinion
Concerns over finances at...
by Harrison Childs
To the editor, I have more concerns about finances at the Alcorn County Electric (ACE) Power Company. It was reported to the members/owners on Aug. 6, 2013 by ACE Manager J...
The incredibly insipid Wa...
by Rich Lowry
The "war on women" is back, and more tendentious than ever. Democrats are replaying one of their greatest hits of 2012 in their furious battle to minimize their midterm los...
Nursing home cameras rais...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Far more than the Byzantine political considerations, the Cochran nursing home photo uproar raised issues that have absolutely nothing to do with politics and ...
What Jack Ma can re-teach America
by Cal Thomas
In the fairy tale "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers a...
Mississippi is right in middle of dominance
by Wyatt Emmerich
Mississippians are the most passionate football fans in the country, or so I remember reading in a survey a few years ago. I have no...
Why has immigration shifted?
by Michael Barone
What should we do about immigration policy? It's a question many are asking, and some useful perspective comes from an article in Fo...
The climate march to nowhere
by Rich Lowry
Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan, N.Y., in the hundreds of thousands over the weekend to demand interna...
Bomb ISIS oil fields
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Good for President Obama for bombing ISIS. And good that this is no token bombing but a real full-scale air offensive. And good that...
Crossroads
‘Equalizer’: Helping the ...
by Terry Burns
The Equalizer, R, *****Plus, Denzel Washington, Chloe Grace Mortez, Martin Csokas. Columbia Pictures. Director Antonio Fuqua. Length: 131 minutes of entertainment. The film...
Have your spirits been li...
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you love to hear good news once in a while? I’ve often said I wish there was a TV station that broadcasts only good news because I get so tired of hearing about all t...
Blues are distinctly Amer...
by Stacy Jones
An American genre of music got its start around the turn of the century. According to the story that has been passed down through generations, W.C. Handy, who often took th...
'Tombstones': Bad guys and extremely bad guys
by Terry Burns
A Walk Among the Tombstones, R, ***, Liam Neeson, Don Stevens, David Harbor, Astro or birth name Brian Bradley. Cross Creek Pictures...
Southern women remain an eclectic, distinct group
by Stacy Jones
Southern women are lively, interesting characters. A couple of friends reminded me of that fact this past week. First, the Miss Amer...
Remembering the music of the Statler Brothers
by Lora Ann Huff
Watching a recent TV replay of a retirement concert by the Statler Brothers, I remembered the days when as a teenager, I began to lo...
Trains remain part of downtown Corinth’s character
by Stacy Jones
Where I live in downtown Corinth, every day is like the opening of the Johnny Cash song “Fulsom Prison Blues”— without the prison ba...
Wonderful muscadines bring back memories
by Lora Ann Huff
Browsing through the fresh produce in the grocery section of our local super store, I got a whiff of a unique smell that takes me ba...
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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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