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NWS forecasts freezing temperatures after expected high near 80
by Jebb Johnston
A likely freeze shaping up for Saturday night could be trouble for the early blooms springing to life in the area. The National Weather Service Memphis Forecast Office, as of Wednesday afternoon, is forecasting a low in Corinth of 31 Saturday night after high temperatures approach 80 late in the week. “We’ve gotten into these problems before where we had a really cold snap in mid-April and ever...
Rienzi considers natural gas
by Kimberly Shelton
RIENZI — Answering questions and addressing concerns, officials met in Rienzi on Tuesday night to discuss the possibility of expanding natural gas into the Rienzi area. With approximately 20 individuals in attendance, the group gathered at Rienzi Baptist Church at 6 p.m. for a brief, yet productive discussion. “We promised everyone during the last meeting that we would come back in 2017 to shar...
Rienzi has plans for annexation
by Jebb Johnston
RIENZI — Officials in Alcorn County’s southernmost municipality continue to have an eye on future growth by way of annexation. A proposed expansion of the town limits has been in the works for some time and is making some headway. “It’s in the hands of the Justice Department now,” said Mayor Walter Williams. “They are the ones that will make the last decision. I feel real good about it, because...
OMC ‘Walk For Life’ 
helps change lives
by L.A. Story
After twenty-two years of changing lives, Oasis Medical Center is planning their 23rd annual “Walk For Life” so they can change some more. Oasis Medical Center recently released the announcement that their kick-off meetings for for their annual “Walk For Life” are scheduled for Monday, March 6, at the center located at 2421 Proper Street. Representatives for the center said there will be two me...
City appoints Markenna Edgesto...
Markenna Edgeston is looking forward to adding her voice to the Corinth School District Board of ...
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Lights, action, Jacinto! Histo...
“On the trial date, all seats in the courtroom were filled for over an hour before the opening of...
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Police investigate shots fired...
The Corinth Police Department is investigating shots fired into an occupied home and an occupied ...
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Tourism approves rodeo grant r...
Strap on some spurs and get ready for action as the rodeo is coming to town and tourism has agree...
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People of the Crossroads — Nat...
Natalie Sleeper has been involved in the pharmaceutical business for many years. She has been the...
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Monsters invade the Crossroads...
Monsters are real and they are invading the Crossroads Arena in search of automotive action lover...
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Officials investigate weekend ...
The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate a weekend shooting. Sheriff Ben C...
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Galler promotes students' art
The art gallery is giving local high school students an opportunity to shine by using their desig...
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Corinth student named National...
Praised for his academic performance and dedication to excellence, Daniel G. Villaflor, 18, of Co...
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Corinth's Autry Davis headline...
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story by Independent Appeal Assistant Editor Steve Beavers first is...
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People of the Crossroads — Jen...
Even though she is a sports enthusiast, Jennifer Lancaster said that is not the reason her favori...
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Sports
Ole Miss Football Imposes...
by The Associated Press
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi has self-imposed a one-year postseason football ban for the 2017 season after officials say the school received an amended Notice of Allegation...
Scoreboard 02/22
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (Tuesday, Feb. 21) Mississippi North Half 1st Round (2A) South Delta 88, Walnut 59 SDHS 15 18 28 27 — 88 WHS 13 14 10 22 — 59 (WHS) Hunter Carpenter 27, Wesle...
Kent's Corner: Corinth, Biggersville Playing For Jackson Trip
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
With basketball season winding down and softball and baseball about to heat up, I thought I’d take this opportunity to briefly revie...
Ole Miss Beats Mississippi State In OT
by The Associated Press
STARKVILLE, Miss.— Breein Tyree had 24 points and Sebastian Saiz added 23 points and 10 rebounds as Ole Miss outlasted Mississippi S...
Scoreboard 02/21
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (Tuesday, February 21) North Half Boys 1st Round Biggersville 79 Simmons 62 BHS 17 20 10 32 - 79 SHS 15 10 19 18 - 62 ...
Warriors, Lions Win And Advance In North Half Play
BY KENT MOHUNDRO kmohundro@dailycorinthian.com Corinth answered two probing questions Tuesday night as they played their first round...
Opinion
What's happening in Sweden
by Rich Lowry
As if on cue, riots broke out in a heavily immigrant suburb of Stockholm as soon as the media mocked President Donald Trump for a vague warning about immigration-related pr...
Trump and the media: Demo...
by Cal Thomas
The traditional media have decided not to take President Trump's insults lying down. After what may be the strongest -- and to his supporters -- most thrilling takedown of ...
Sit down and shut up
by Rheta Johnson
If you watched the recent kerfuffle -- and thanks to Mitch McConnell, we all did -- when the Senate told one of its own, Elizabeth Warren, to sit down and shut up, you prob...
Mississippi struggles with budget and revenues strains
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Mississippi isn’t alone. About two-thirds of U.S. states are engaged in the same problems confronting Mississippi. Econ...
Media errs by allowing itself to become the story
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Big mistake. To use an overused term, “Yuuge.” The Trump administration has suckered the media into allowing itself to beco...
A new direction on education
by Cal Thomas
American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable. A...
Is a Trump-Putin detente dead?
by Pat Buchanan
Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging powe...
Public deserves the facts on Flynn
by Rich Lowry
In an environment where every day has felt like a month and almost every news cycle has something that the media consider a potentia...
Crossroads
Forty-year-old legislatio...
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Title IX, the legislation protected students...
Murphy's Law applies to m...
by Lora Ann Huff
While sitting in a doctor’s office the other day, I saw a framed list of Murphy’s Law scenarios and was laughing out loud before the doctor came in. Later I tried to find a...
Nothing's new and God nev...
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my younger son complained that he felt like the project he was working on was just “spinning his wheels” and not really accomplishing anything. I understand t...
Valentine’s Day is full of legend and should be full of thought
by Stacy Jones
The world is full of poetry, much of it concerning love and the world of lovers. “If ever two were one, then surely we,” wrote Purit...
Black History Month comments raise questions
by Stacy Jones
This week, the president spoke favorably of the new National Museum of African-American History and Culture, part of the Smithsonian...
Jimmy Reed's stories always bring a smile, enjoyment every read
by Lora Ann Huff
(Editor’s Note: Jimmy Reed’s column can be found on page 10A in today’s newspaper.) Anyone who reads Jimmy Reed’s column in our news...
Be careful with lump sum benefit
by Roy and Diane Thompson
We received a phone call from a client this week regarding the Lump Sum Death Benefit and some misunderstandings of the rule. So, th...
Accomplished NASA mathematician no longer “hidden” in shadows
by Stacy Jones
Space was once dubbed the “final frontier,” and humankind endeavored to “transcend the surly bonds of earth,” as poet and aviator Jo...
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