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Four-way stop planned for Douglas & Sixth intersection
by Jebb Johnston
A new four-way stop is planned near Corinth Middle School. It is part of ongoing efforts to improve safety in the area, particularly for students who leave the school and cross East Shiloh Road to get to First Presbyterian Church in the afternoons. The stop will be at the intersection of Sixth Street and Douglas Street, which is currently a two-way stop. The new stop will be established soon al...
Shopping local: Gallery offers Christmas collection
by Jebb Johnston
Like busy elves, local artists have decked the halls of the Corinth Art Gallery with plenty of gift-worthy items. As it does each year, the artist guild has put together a collection of locally produced items to entice holiday shoppers. The gallery will hold an opening reception for the collection today from 2 to 4 p.m. at 609 North Fillmore Street. “We have art from floor to ceiling,” said Gui...
Massive fire began in wall ventilation fan
by Mark Boehler
An electrical fire inside a wall mount ventilation fan is believed to be the cause of the massive blaze which destroyed an Alcorn County business on Thursday. Six employees were present inside the Palmer-Handrail Custom Millwork building when the fire began in the vent and workers were able to get the fire out with a fire extinguisher inside the building, said Alcorn County Deputy Fire Coordina...
Red Green Market brings 76 vendors
by Zack Steen
The regions finest selection of handcrafted goods will welcome shoppers to this weekend’s annual holiday shopping event, the Red Green Market. While rain is in the forecast for Saturday, organizers hope the showers hold off until after the 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. outdoor event is held at the Corinth Depot and C.A.R.E. Honor Garden. Sixty-seven vendors – including 13 new vendors – are currently schedul...
12 units, 8 departments fight ...
A second massive fire in Alcorn County in four days has destroyed a local business. The 12:30 p.m...
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Vietnam vets can enjoy free me...
Saturday will be a time to honor local Vietnam veterans. The American Legion Perry A. Johns Post ...
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Photos with Santa: Event suppo...
Santa Claus is coming to the Red Green Market to help save the fire truck. The Crossroads Museum ...
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Tempers flare over bond issue
A Monday night Board of Education meeting had heated debate before board members cast the final v...
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Caterpillar celebrates 35th an...
The first Corinth Caterpillar facility opened its doors in 1982 with just 11 employees. Thirty-fi...
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Beaver bounty returns to Alcor...
For the benefit of Alcorn County cropland, the beaver bounty is returning. Landowners who want to...
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Fire marshal investigates mass...
The State Fire Marshall is investigating a massive early morning Monday blaze which destroyed a 1...
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Hydration station: 10K adds fe...
Coke 10k event organizator Mona Lisa Grady and avid downtown runner Julia Smith check out the new...
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Christmas Basket launches with...
Food should not be an issue at Christmas and the Christmas Basket Fund food program helps make su...
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Corinth Music Club announces n...
There will be a unique location, date and performance for the next concert of the Corinth Music C...
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CTA stages 'Legend of Pocahontas'
Pocahontas gets a visit from her animal spirit friends during Corinth Theatre Arts' production of...
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Sports
Pick With Kent
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Thousands of Corinth football fans are reportedly living in a surreal world as the Warriors prepare to face Noxubee County in the 4A quarterfinal’s tonight in Macon. I have...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, November 16 HS Basketball @ Corinth (G) Alcorn Central 55 Corinth 52 Halftime: 24-23 Alcorn Central (AC) Olivia Wilson 17, Brianna Barnes 11, Mallory Wigginton 10...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, November 16 HS Basketball Alcorn Central @ Corinth, 6 Thrasher @ TCPS Tishomingo County @ Biggersville, 6 Friday, November...
Class 1 Volleyball All Region Teams
by the Daily Corinthian
The Alcorn Central volleyball team enjoyed it's finest year since it's inception as they finished 27-7 and advanced to the MHSAA Cla...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
Chewalla Basketball Sign-Up Time The Chewalla basketball league for children is nearing and forms are available at the Ramer School ...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday HS Basketball Corinth @ Alcorn Central, 6 Thrasher @ TCPS Tishomingo Co. @ Biggersville, 6 Itawamba AHS @ Kossuth, 6 Friday...
Opinion
Reigning in the rogue roy...
by Pat Buchanan
If the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has in mind a war with Iran, President Trump should disabuse his royal highness of any notion that America would be doing his fighting f...
Poverty is not caused by ...
by Star Parker
A new study released by the left-leaning Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., headlines what they see as shocking news that in America some people are much wea...
Evil cannot defeat the wo...
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
.."On this rock I will build my church and the gates of hell will not overcome it," Matthew 16:18 It was a day vomited up from the belly of hell itself. Satan paraded into ...
Roy Moore loses the 'he said/she said'
by Rich Lowry
Roy Moore's reputation depends on denying that he dated teenage girls as a grown man, and yet he can't quite bring himself to do it....
The corruption of faith
by Cal Thomas
When Jim Zeigler, the state auditor of Alabama, invoked the Bible to defend Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore against allegation...
Nurturing a desire to learn is the first challenge
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD  —All the king’s horses and all the king’s men have had their first meeting. Their challenge is to put the Jackson Public Sch...
Senator supports laws helping veterans
by Sen. Roger Wicker
We have many reasons to celebrate our veterans on Veterans Day. The entire month of November has – for the first time – been named N...
Mississippi budget practices receive mixed grades
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A nonpartisan group that evaluates state government budget practices is giving mostly midlevel marks to Missis...
Crossroads
Death of a Southern lady ...
by Stacy Jones
Last week I had to say goodbye to someone who was like family—and who had been a kind of ideological soulmate to me. It was the end of an era. I first met Louise Dingler Sm...
Mississippi school board’...
by Stacy Jones
In the classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, one of the main characters, Atticus Finch, offers guidance to his daughter, Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, about the n...
We're in danger of repeat...
by Lora Ann Huff
Hearing the continuation of frightening threats of war and disunity in the news this week reminded me of a clipping my mother-in-law saved from a newspaper around 1965. The...
Rocker’s reported death underscores culture of immediacy
by Stacy Jones
The immediacy of technology is, on one hand, an asset. We can stay in touch with family and friends at lightning speed. It allows fo...
Thinking about Las Vegas
by Lora Ann Huff
With all the sorrow in our world and all the constant unrest among groups of people, it’s quite easy to become discouraged. The news...
Educators’ responsibility is to teach students, not safeguard from violence
by Stacy Jones
This week I viewed a story on the evening news that disturbed me. No matter what restrictions—or lack of restraints—that one believe...
Children have a way with words
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend sent me some stories and comments made by children, and although I’ve shared some of them before, I thought we needed a smi...
Public education is vital to the success of our students
by Stacy Jones
I spent this week at a meeting in Nashville reviewing end-of-course assessment items for Tennessee’s state department of education. ...
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