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Block party makes debut
by Kimberly Shelton
Marking the beginning of a hopeful new tradition, the Fillmore Street Block Party will make its debut to the streets of downtown Corinth on Saturday, Sept. 20. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the blocks between Foote and Cruise will be blocked off as Fillmore Street comes alive with music, food, fashion and fun. Visitors will gain a true taste of the Crossroads as they experience the flavors and fares ...
Event assists job seekers
by Steve Beavers
Putting people to work. Adam Todd, director of the Governor's Job Fair Network, is soon providing the opportunity locally for individuals. Currently, Todd has 42 employers committed to attending the Northeast Mississippi WIN Job Fair on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the WIN Job Center. "Things are starting to look really good," said Todd. "This is not just a daydream field trip. I...
Events step back time
IUKA — Civil War enthusiasts have an opportunity to spend the weekend immersed in history at the ...
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Bullfighter loves job of prote...
Cade Parks wants to get something straight. He isn't a rodeo clown. The 19-year-old makes his sol...
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Zaxby's joins 'Big Chicken' Ho...
In an unexpected twist, Zaxby's of Corinth has decided to take the "Big Chicken" under its wing. ...
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Aldermen approve sewer contract
Corinth aldermen awarded a contract for a major sewer system assessment and improvements. REV Con...
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Neglected donkeys rescued
Ten badly emaciated donkeys were rescued from a temporary shelter in Alcorn County last week. One...
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Sports
Lady Warriors unscathed i...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Lady Warriors volleyball team finished the first half of the Region 1, District 1 double round-robin a perfect 6-0. Corinth, now 12-5 overall, beat Belmont 3-1 ...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Monday Major 9-22 Hughes Outdoor 10-2 Almost a Harem 8-4 Wendy’s Baconators 7-5 Pin Pounders 6-6 Last Minute 6-6 C...
Tigers hit the road to fa...
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Northeast Mississippi Community College’s football program is ready to tangle with its second nationally ranked opponent in as many road games this Thursday e...
Lady Lions even their mark in Division 1-1A
by H. Lee Smith II
THRASHER -- Biggersville recorded nine base knocks -- hitting for the cycle as a team -- as the Lady Lions downed Thrasher 9-3 in sl...
Corinth, Kossuth edged in road league outings
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth and Kossuth fell in an early hole as far as the slow-pitch softball playoffs are concerned. The Lady Warriors (10-5, 0-1) ca...
Northeast QB earns MACJC weekly award
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- The director of Northeast Mississippi Community College’s epic come-from-behind victory last Thursday has received sta...
Pigskin Picks
by by Pigskin Pete
This week’s winner was Dan Marsh, who was a perfect 13-0. Matthew Bobo also turned in a clean sheet, but was 11 points behind Marsh ...
LSU expects toughest matchup yet
by The Associated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The early season performances of Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott have gotten the attention of LSU coa...
Opinion
News doesn’t come any harder
by Rheta Johnson
McCLELLANVILLE, S.C. — Highway 17 heading north from Charleston is the kind of funky, low-country trail I love. Roadside vendors sell sweetgrass baskets made in Gullah trad...
Obama forced by events to...
by Michael Barone
Iraq, immigration, inversion. On all three of the issues referred to, President Obama finds himself forced by events to do something he dislikes – and he’s in trouble with ...
Uber facing pressure glob...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — A rising and enterprising international car service finds itself at the intersection of civics and technology. In Mississippi and elsewhere, this means the company...
The halfhearted war on terror
by Rich Lowry
Only President Barack Obama would feel compelled to mention the success of the American auto industry in a speech rallying the natio...
Mob rule economics
by Thomas Sowell
While we talk about democracy and equal rights, we seem increasingly to let both private and government decisions be determined by m...
The Forever War
by Pat Buchanan
The strategy that President Obama laid out Wednesday night to “degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL,” is...
Nunnelee looks more than capable of more service
by Sid Salter
TUPELO — One bright spot during the visitation and funeral of Mississippi State University radio broadcaster Jack Cristil was the op...
Why Hillary hates Iowa
by Roger Simon
INDIANOLA, Iowa — “Hello, Iowa!” says Hillary Clinton, who has not set foot in Iowa for six years and eight months and in fact, unti...
Crossroads
Southern women remain an ...
by Stacy Jones
Southern women are lively, interesting characters. A couple of friends reminded me of that fact this past week. First, the Miss America pageant apparently got some Southern...
Remembering the music of ...
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 love their music. The first song coming to...
Trains remain part of dow...
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 bars. A block away from the railroad cross...
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...
A list of movies to be released in September
by Terry Burns
Maybe this will be a handy sheet for movies that just might be worth the time. Doing this by the month should make for a list worth ...
Govan sang “sweet soul music” with distinct Memphis style
by Stacy Jones
He may not be a household name like Otis Redding, the singer to whom he was most often compared, but Memphis musician James Govan wa...
After November passes through nothing will live
by Terry Burns
he November Man, R, ***, Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko. Dreamline. Director Roger Donaldson. Time 1 hour 48 minutes. “...
Children and the Bible
by Lora Ann Huff
Children never cease to amaze us – they obviously listen when we think their minds are otherwise occupied and they come up with conc...
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This week in Pictures
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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