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Crews respond to K-C fire
by Mark Boehler
All four units of the Corinth Fire Department responded to a fire just after midnight Friday at the Kimberly-Clark Professional facility. Corinth Fire Chief Lucky Briggs said the water sprinkler system engaged and firefighters had the blaze under control shortly after arrival. The fire was described by Briggs as being contained in a dust collector. There was no structural damage to the facility...
Parents seek meeting time change
by Zack Steen
The same group petitioning to keep two county schools open also recently asked the school board to adjust their monthly meeting times. Glendale Elementary School parent Jodi Fiveash presented the Alcorn School District Board of Education with a petition containing the signatures of more than 100 parents and community members. The group requested board members move the regular county school boar...
Couple reflects on long-time m...
Clayton Turner knew he found the right one when he met Hermie Monroe. Their initial meeting led t...
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Delta Waterfowl founds chapter...
Waterfowls, conservationists and nature lovers alike will be given a voice as the Alcorn County C...
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Community gives back to cancer...
Aubrey King would give you the shirt off his back. It’s the kind of person he is. Friends of the ...
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Corinth Civitan Club celebrate...
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father…” – James 1...
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Poindexter will speak at Frien...
It's not too early to plan your spring garden. Those will be the words of advice this week from P...
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Sports
Warriors close season wit...
by H. Lee Smith II
TUPELO — The Corinth Warriors won’t be headed to the Division 1-4A Tournament on a losing streak after bucking the trend. Idle since having a 20-game winning streak ended l...
Aggies end streak heading...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Kossuth Aggies cured their ills with a cross-state neighbor. Kossuth ended a six-game losing streak and closed the regular season on a winning note by outlasting Adamsv...
Ole Miss’ Saiz returns fr...
by David Brandt
Sebastian Saiz's final stats from Mississippi's game against Florida on Tuesday weren't all that impressive: Four points and six rebounds in 26 minutes. But considering the...
Lions finally get OT win
by H. Lee Smith II
The Biggersville Lions solved their overtime problems. After dropping a pair of overtime games — including a triple one — earlier th...
No. 15 A&M women hold off No. 11 MSU
by The Associated Press
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Courtney Williams had 22 points and Courtney Walker had 21 and No. 15 Texas A&M defeated No. 11 Mississippi...
Central sweeps finale
by H. Lee Smith II
The Alcorn Central Lady Bears ended the regular-season on a hot streak. Central claimed its 18th win in 27 outings and will head to ...
Prep Basketball
by H. Lee Smith II
Prep Basketball Tuesday’s Games (G) Central 62, New Albany 31 Central 11 10 24 17 — 62 N. Albany 6 4 9 12 — 31 CENTRAL (62): Lauren ...
Warrior trio helps Tigers to top spot
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE — A trio of Corinth High School graduates put the Northeast Mississippi Community College men’s basketball program on the...
Opinion
New Hampshire's rebuke
by Michael Barone
New Hampshire voters issued a rebuke to conventional party leaders when they voted by large margins for Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's primaries. But Sanders ...
That 'controversial' Dori...
In a day when the most innocuous thing can quickly become political, a Doritos Super Bowl commercial has upset some people who want abortion to be an unrestricted right. Fo...
Bloomberg vs. Trump?
by Pat Buchanan
The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on "Morning Joe," said that he would welcome his "friend" Michael Bloomberg into the presidential ...
Mississippi isn’t alone in raising transportation funds
by Sid Salter
At the pump, we’re all paying less for gasoline than we’ve paid since 2009. In recent months, Mississippi gas prices have significan...
B-Team & Bill versus Bernie
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Hillary Clinton's campaign is falling apart. Bernie Sanders soared in New Hampshire and now two polls have him tying her nationally....
Hide your daughters – here comes draft registration
by Rich Lowry
In the blink of an eye, we've gone from opening combat jobs to women to Republican presidential candidates endorsing registering wom...
Bernie and Hillary's America
by Cal Thomas
Watching last week's debate between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders one might have though...
Republicans can get more black votes
by Star Parker
The 2012 presidential election delivered a wake-up call to the Republican Party to improve communication with minorities. The realiz...
Crossroads
Crossroads gets short vis...
by Stacy Jones
Somehow I missed it. Singer Billy Corgan from the band Smashing Pumpkins stopped by Selmer Tuesday afternoon, accompanied by Jocephus Hudson, a wrestler from Nashville. My ...
Valentine's Day a reminde...
by Lora Ann Huff
With Valentine’s Day approaching, I’m reminded of how my husband always labors over finding just the right card for me. He’s always been a “card guy” and looks and reads un...
Corinth Library has many ...
by By Cody Daniel, Corinth Librarian
January has turned out to be colder than we expected, but that’s just the perfect time for dipping into a good novel. Just grab a big blanket and a warm drink – we’ll take ...
The iconic ‘day the music died’ celebrates 57 years
Fifty-seven years ago this week, the end of an era occurred. Some might even say that it was “the day the music died,” as singer Don...
A good question: 'Who is packing your parachute?'
by Lora Ann Huff
Several years ago a friend shared a story with me that continues to stick in my mind. I used it in my column back then and most of y...
A sad true story about what happened in Benghazi
by Terry Burns
Thirteen Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, R, *****, John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, Pablo Schreiber, Director Michael Bay, ...
Hateful Eight brings classic Tarantino darkness
by Terry Burns
The Hateful Eight, ****1/2, R rated, Double Feature Films, 167 Minutes, Samuel Jackson, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Bruce Dern. I am usu...
Mothers are truly special, amazing people to treasure, enjoy
by Lora Ann Huff
Why do kids expect mothers to be such exceptional people? Maybe we are taught that by the way mothers react to meet needs or repair ...
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