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Shoppers take advantage of tax holiday
by Zack Steen
Crossroads area residents looking to save a buck shopped till they dropped this weekend as Mississippi held ira annual Back to School Sales Tax Holiday. Corinth Commons and South Gate Shopping Center were both crowded during the two-day event. Shoppers had a hard time finding a parking spot in front of Belk’s on Cass Street. Corinth mother Angela Swanson stopped by the department store around n...
Event celebrates education efforts
by Zack Steen
The hard work and dedication of Corinth and Alcorn County teachers and educational staff will be honored at the upcoming Celebration of Excellence in Education. The event hosted by the C.A.R.E. Foundation's Commission of the Future of Alcorn County is set for Monday, Aug. 4 at 8:30 a.m. at the Crossroads Arena. “This event is a great kickoff to the new school year,” said C.A.R.E. Community Foun...
Event salutes senior citizens
Local seniors will have the opportunity to mingle as they participate in Senior Citizen’s Day at ...
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Local photographers win top ho...
SELMER, Tenn. -- Corinth and Alcorn County was well represented by amateur photographers at this ...
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Shelter pets find homes during...
Allison Harville stopped by Goody’s Family Clothing on Saturday in hopes of finding some special ...
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$500,000 bond set in murder case
Charged with murder, Amartrie Moss is being held with bond set at $500,000 following his first ap...
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Couple marries aboard depot ca...
A Tennessee couple recently tied the knot at the caboose on the grounds of the depot museum. Pam ...
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Sports
Turf installation begins ...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Deuce is getting spruced. Workers began installing the synthetic playing surface on Friday in preparation for the 21st season opener at Warrior Stadium II. Corinth will...
Thomas, Glavine and Maddu...
by The Associated Press
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well. "I was never that blue-chip prospect," he said. "I had to outwork my opponents....
Torre, Cox, La Russa mana...
by The Associated Press
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Joe Torre still needs a pinch or two, just to make sure. "It's still sort of unbelievable," he said. "Cooperstown was always something way out there. O...
Sprint Car Series takes the track at NMMPS
by Zach Steen
The stars of the United Sprint Car Series will invade the Crossroads tonight at the North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway in Corinth...
Corinth, Shannon share 1-4A honors
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Warriors and Shannon Red Raiders have split their six regular-season matchups since the former Little 10 Conference riva...
Quickest route into NFL goes through SEC
by The Associated Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference has become the most popular jumping-off point for underclassmen looking for a head s...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-24 Women’s Lib 26-10 Sweeter Than Yoo-Hoo 23-13 Justi...
Ripley product to lead Union efforts
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Standout pitcher Ben Hellums has made the choice to assist in the rebuilding process of a team that just successfully ...
Opinion
History ignored in debate...
by Sid Salter
Reaction to the fact that black voters were either invited or influenced to take part in a Mississippi Republican second primary vote has run the gamut from histrionics to ...
Is Putin worse than Stalin?
by Patrick Buchanan
In 1933, the Holodomor was playing out in Ukraine. After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a ...
Democrats lose big bet on...
by Michael Barone
Words mean what they say. That's the basis for the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Halbig v. Burwell invalidating the Internal Revenue Service...
Rick Perry's bold border move
by Cal Thomas
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state's border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide ...
Hamas' useful idiots
by Rich Lowry
Sound bites are usually meant to obfuscate as much as clarify. Rarely is one so incisive as the line uttered by Israeli Prime Minist...
No more aid to the Palestinian Authority
by Cal Thomas
The anti-Semitic “tradition” of blaming Jews for the world’s problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscrimina...
A New York Yankee in King Cotton's court
by Rheta Johnson
They say that the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and ends at Vicksburg, Mississippi’s, Catfis...
The Day of the Hawk is at hand
by Pat Buchanan
The bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie was premeditated mass murder. Gadhafi was taking revenge for Reagan's raid on Tripoli in 19...
Crossroads
Sixties ‘Folk’ songster m...
by Stacy Jones
It was 49 years ago this week that CBS News describes as “the day rock music really got rolling.” The anniversary doesn’t involve Elvis, Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones, or...
Obeying the law is in God...
by Gary Andrews
Much of the problems hindering today’s social society are that everyone wants to live by their own rules and not abide by rules put in place years and years ago. I remember...
New School Year
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone may think I’m harping about parenting and having the right attitude with our children and grandchildren, but with a new school year just around the corner, I think ...
Tips on being a better parent ... or grandparent
by Lora Ann Huff
Many of us wish we could do a better job at parenting or grandparenting. Researchers have found that what grown-up children look bac...
Receiving God’s message through song
by Gary Andrews
I am a fan of gospel music and I really enjoy the Gaithers and all of the old time singers coming together to perform. I have only s...
Keepsakes help keep memories alive
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I came across an article I wrote many years ago, and in order to keep the memory of a couple of special folks from our com...
One of Corinth’s newest bands adds some ‘jazz’
by Stacy Jones
Corinth has its own three-piece jazz ensemble. And while “jazz ensemble” may not be the most exact moniker for the trio, they do inc...
‘Freedom Summer’ anniversary should honor sacrifices for the common good
by Stacy Jones
A platitude often repeated in small Southern towns pertains to a wistful yearning to return to “easier” times. However, this idyllic...
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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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