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Watercolor artists share unique styles in exhibit
by Jebb Johnston
The watercolor brush strokes of two of the region’s prize-winning artists are mixing in the Corinth Artist Guild Gallery’s latest exhibit. Sandra Carpenter of Corinth and Mary Spellings of Mercer, Tenn., each recently earned signature status with the Southern Watercolor Society. The gallery will host an opening with the two artists Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. for an exhibit that will be up for view...
Congressional race will be decided Tuesday
by Jebb Johnston
North Mississippians are set to elect a congressman on Tuesday. The only race on the ballot is the runoff between Trent Kelly and Walter Zinn in the special election to complete the two-year term of the late Alan Nunnelee in the U.S. House of Representatives for the First Congressional District. Kelly, district attorney for the First Circuit Court District, is a 49-year-old Republican. Zinn, an...
Chamber program director resigns
SELMER, Tenn. -- There will be another change in a leadership in McNairy County following the rec...
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Library program celebrates rea...
Book lovers of all ages will explore the true meaning of heroism as the Corinth Library presents ...
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Back 2 School Jam brings the fun
Summer break is finally here. When August rolls around and it's time to head back to school, a Co...
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County will privatize trash co...
Trying to overcome a growing deficit in the funding of garbage collection, the Alcorn County Boar...
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Wounded Warrior Project receiv...
Adam Lyons knows the importance of the Wounded Warrior Project. So does AutoZone. Lyons, a vetera...
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Sports
Nine locals honored by 1-3A
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth and Alcorn Central combined for nine spots on the annual All-Division 1-3A Baseball team. League champion and Class 3A runner-up Belmont took home half of the six c...
Ole Miss records just 2 h...
by The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES -- Mike Shawaryn gave up one run in 5 1-3 innings and combined with three relievers on a two-hitter in Maryland's 3-1 victory over Mississippi on Friday in thei...
SEC's Slive steps down early
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive unexpectedly stepped down Friday, just minutes after announcing record revenue and a groundbreaking rule. Sl...
Tigers hosting four games this fall
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- The Northeast Mississippi Community College football team will treat its followers to a stellar lineup of home contest...
SEC continues to raise basketball profile
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- When Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings first stepped into the meeting room this week in Destin, he immediately notice...
LSU beats Auburn in Women's CWS
by The Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Bianka Bell and Kellsi Kloss hit home runs to help LSU beat Auburn 6-1 on Thursday in the Women's College World Ser...
SEC to 'substantially' increase fines
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004. Now, a de...
Things to know: NCAA baseball tourney
by The Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. -- The NCAA baseball tournament starts Friday with regionals. The 16 winners advance to super regionals next week, and t...
Opinion
Deadbeat dad not a deadbe...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — “Is it working?” That’s an easy question most of the time. Problem is, when lawmakers and regulation writers fix something broken, they rarely ask. They stick to t...
The season of graduation ...
by Thomas Sowell
This is the season of college graduations, and many people may be wondering what kinds of gifts would be most appropriate for young people leaving the world of academia and...
Is expensive electricity ...
by Wyatt Emmerich
Mississippi Power Company (MPC) is spending millions of dollars to convince ratepayers its $6.2 billion (and growing) plant is a good idea. This will be a good test of the ...
Our next Mideast war – Syria
by Pat Buchanan
Jeb Bush has spent time debating with himself over whether he would have started the war his brother launched on Iraq. When he figur...
Democrat’s rewrite of MAEP’s history short on fact
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – After a long period of seeming political inaction, Democrats in the Mississippi House of Representatives are beginning ...
Scott Walker's problem of national coverage
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Being outside of Washington, D.C., is usually an advantage for a presidential aspirant as he confronts the crowded field of potentia...
Do not go gentle
by Rheta Johnson
I don't know exactly what all I feel about Dave Letterman retiring, except old, very old. It's like the first time you realize you'r...
Legislative candidates prep for August primaries
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON — Mississippi politicians are gearing up for a busy summer campaign season. One legislative race worth watching is a Democra...
Crossroads
Piper Books
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently I read about the controversy over the books about life after death, such as one little boy’s story in “Heaven is for Real” and others. One book in particular was p...
End of school year can be...
by Stacy Jones
Some may think that teachers can hardly wait until the end of a school year. Summertime for many teachers translates into vacations, sleeping late, eating at the time one d...
‘Mad Max’ returns and rem...
by Terry Burns
Mad Max and Fury Road, R, *****, Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Director George Miller, Warner Bros, Length 120 minutes. In this Mad Max, the earth has turned into a horrible ...
Wonderful World
by Lora Ann Huff
Maybe I’m still on my soapbox this week, but after attending awards ceremonies in a county elementary school and then a kindergarten...
‘King of the Blues’ says goodbye amidst remembrances from fans
by Stacy Jones
Last Friday I awoke to sad news on public radio: B.B. King died at the age of 89 at his home in Las Vegas late Thursday night. It ha...
Gun Law
by Lora Ann Huff
The trends and news of our day never cease to amaze me. Yesterday on national news I heard there’s a push now to legalize guns on co...
Downtown Corinth living offers observation, interest, vitality
by Stacy Jones
Living downtown and watching the transmutations of a town are akin to residing with a familiar companion and learning the nuances of...
Endless Summer
by Lora Ann Huff
My eyes filled with tears when I read the words on the tote bag in a local store. “We dream of summers that last forever.” The pictu...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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