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18-wheeler wreck shuts down traffic on 45
by Zack Steen
BIGGERSVILLE – A two vehicle wreck involving an 18-wheeler shut down U.S. Highway 45 North for about an hour Wednesday afternoon. The wreck occurred around 1:30 p.m., near Benjamin’s Grocery when a Lackey’s Electrical cab rear-ended a log truck. The impact caused major front end damage to the cab. The driver of the cab was transported by EMS to Magnolia Regional Health Center. The driver of the...
MRHC auxiliary gifts out scholarships
by Steve Beavers
The Auxiliary Gift Shop has been a helping hand to many students entering the medical field. The shop, located on the first floor in front of the central elevator of Magnolia Regional Health Center, recently offset the costs of 16 students by awarding them a scholarship. Profits from the gift shop went to fund 15.5 scholarships for the 16 students. "The auxiliary appreciates all the business," ...
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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Johns Street festival set for ...
In a showing of solidarity and community support, attendees will gather at E.S. Bishop Memorial P...
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Alcorn School District weighs ...
Out-of-district transfers continued to be a hot topic during the Alcorn School District board mee...
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eMerge orientation under way a...
Corinth School District students began receiving their $1,200 MacBook Air laptop computers during...
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Minors injured in rollover crash
Three Corinth minors received injuries as a result of a one vehicle rollover wreck on Monday morn...
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Sports
NCAA settles suit, will c...
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 college sports' governing body touted as a...
Titans loaded up with opt...
by The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Finding someone to handle kickoffs and punt returns proved quite the adventure in 2013 for Tennessee. Deciding which former Pro Bowl returner handles th...
Scott sees swift title co...
by The Associated Press
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his pur...
North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway
by H. Lee Smith II
After a week off due to weather, action returned to the North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway on Saturday. The United Sprint Car Ser...
Santana, Gattis lead Braves past Padres
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA --Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit. It took a while to know if that would be goo...
Kentucky basketball legend Jones dies
by The Associated Press
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, a multi-sport star who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles and...
Turf installation begins at Warrior Stadium II
by H. Lee Smith II
The Deuce is getting spruced. Workers began installing the synthetic playing surface on Friday in preparation for the 21st season op...
Thomas, Glavine and Maddux enter shrine
by The Associated Press
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well. "I was never that blue-chip prospect," ...
Opinion
A GOP ultimatum to Vlad
by Pat Buchanan
With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November. But before traditional conservative...
The anger is understandab...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD -- A lithe young singer, Taylor Swift, had a big hit with “Mean” four years ago. The song is a picked-on teen’s lament that her classmates are cruel. “You, with your...
Cease the cease-fires
by Thomas Sowell
Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East -- Arab and Israeli alike -- were among the nicest looking little chi...
Political fireworks in Louisiana, Mississippi
by BRIAN SCHWANER
NEW ORLEANS -- The world is a politically tense place these days with hot spots ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine. In Louisian...
Fighting parasitic bureaucracies and crony capitalism
by Michael Barone
"Pare down the parasitic fringe" of government. "Favor a gospel of work" instead of aristocratic entitlement. "Rationalize finance" ...
Black citizens want to have a say in election
by Robert J. Walker
During the June 2014 Republican Primary in Mississippi, black voters in the deep red state of Mississippi shocked the political worl...
History ignored in debate over black vote in GOP Senate primary
by Sid Salter
Reaction to the fact that black voters were either invited or influenced to take part in a Mississippi Republican second primary vot...
Is Putin worse than Stalin?
by Patrick Buchanan
In 1933, the Holodomor was playing out in Ukraine. After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced co...
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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