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'Blood Country' — Filming moves to country cabin
by Jebb Johnston
A long day of filming on Monday for the makers of “Blood Country” took them from sleepy Jacinto to a cabin in Tippah County. Back in Jacinto on Tuesday, the crew was again inside the courtroom late in the morning, working on a jail conference scene. Meanwhile, windows in one of the lower level rooms were being blocked with dark coverings to create a night scene. After shooting into the evening ...
Resident requests 
partial road closure
by Jebb Johnston
A western Alcorn County resident renewed his request for a partial road closure before the Board of Supervisors Monday evening. Hugh Coleman, a resident of County Road 640, first made the request regarding the road a year ago. At that time, the board did not act on the request. Coleman clarified that he seeks “terminating the servitude” between two specified GPS locations rather than a blockade...
Market vendor 
deadline nears
by Zack Steen
Spring is in the air and the Green Market’s ninth annual season is right around the corner. As the list of season sellers grows each day for the Crossroads Museum fundraiser, the first vendor deadline is set for Thursday. Vendors have until 4 p.m. on Thursday to apply for an opportunity to sell handmade or homegrown items at all six markets for a discounted rate. “Thursday marks our season sell...
KeyTronic expanding operations
Seventy-five new jobs are coming to Corinth. KeyTronicEMS is expanding its Corinth location by in...
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Action! Jacinto
 filming begins

JACINTO — “Settle … and … action!” On that command from “Blood Country” director Travis Mills, a ...
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School district receives $50,000
The Alcorn School District is now $50,000 richer thanks to Rep. Nick Bain (D-Alcorn) and a bond b...
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Firefighter injured during hou...
A Biggersville firefighter received minor injuries after a portion of wall collapsed during salva...
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Real estate agent uses drone t...
As a real estate broker, Doug Jumper never expected to add “pilot” to his credentials. But that i...
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Glen to get new mayor
When the new term for municipal elected leaders begins in July, the town of Glen will get a new m...
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Legislature focused on law enf...
Corinth Democratic Rep. Nick Bain recently took to the Well of the House in the state capitol. Th...
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Gyms to get lighting upgrades
Two Alcorn County school gymnasiums will see a lighting upgrade soon. Alcorn School District boar...
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People of the Crossroads - Rub...
Staff Photo by L.A. Story Ruby Mowrey has enjoyed two careers. Originally born and raised in Alab...
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Concert series set for Thursda...
The magical music of the flute will be celebrated this week in the latest installment of the Cori...
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JCPenney closing Corinth store
A staple of department store shopping will leave the city as JCPenney moves forward with plans to...
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Sports
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Wednesday, March 22 HS Baseball (Gulf Coast Baseball Classic) McNairy Central vs Beech (TN), 10 AM Thursday, March 23 HS Baseball Middleton (TN) @ Walnut, 4:30 HS Softball ...
Crigger's No Hitter Leads...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Corinth pitcher Kyle Crigger pitched a perfect game at Shannon Tuesday night to become the second Warrior pitcher in a week to toss a no-hitter. But Crigger took it a step ...
Scoreboard 03/21
by the Daily Corinthian
(Monday, March 20) HS Baseball Gulf Coast (AL) Baseball Classic McNairy Central 11 Hamilton (AL) 2 MCHS 243 020 0 - 11 10 2 HHS 000 ...
D1 College Baseball Poll
RANK SCHOOL RECORD PREVIOUS 1 Oregon State 17-1 2 2 Louisville 19-0 4 3 Texas Tech 17-4 6 4 TCU 14-5 3 5 LSU 17-5 7 6 Cal State Full...
Holloway Directs City Park
BY KENT MOHUNDRO Sports Editor kmohundro@dailycorinthian.com Every train has an engineer and every athletic team has a head coach or...
Settlemires Pitches Her Way To Success
BY KENT MOHUNDRO Sports Editor kmohundro@dailycorinthian.com She’s calm, cool and collected and the reigning two-time division most ...
Opinion
Building a pyramid of mem...
by Rheta Johnson
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- In one sleepy motion, I hit a snooze button on the hotel's clock that chums up the sound of breaking waves. Ah, a soundtrack from the past. Comfort noise...
Gorsuch offers a nation o...
by Star Parker
My first experience with Senate confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice nominee was in 1991 at the hearings for Clarence Thomas. I came to Washington with several...
Looking for answers to me...
by Glenn Mollette
Medical care continues to dominate our attention in this nation. I hope we don't have millions of people without health care in the next year or so. However, in reality we ...
Purity and politics
by Cal Thomas
Readers of a certain age may recall ads for Ivory Soap, which claimed to be 99 and 44/100ths percent pure. If the soap could have re...
A 140-character flaw
by Rich Lowry
The Trump administration is in the throes of one of the greatest self-inflicted distractions of the modern presidency. The latest ch...
Rep. Gipson’s quest for truth reflects misunderstanding
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — State Rep. Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, has his toga in a knot because a Delta newspaper publisher offered his opinion — opinion...
Fight not fading over Confederate emblem
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — The Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag is an issue that won't die, even when legislative leaders say f...
Uncompensated care numbers make state hospitals vulnerable
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE  – While the national debate over Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act continues, hospitals...
Crossroads
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusable “green bags,” but it’s worth thinkin...
International Women’s Day...
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female feels she need anything beyond herself ...
Loving those vehicle comm...
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you just love Subaru commercials? I don’t own a Subaru, have never even ridden in one – but if I was depending on TV advertisements to help me choose a vehicle, I wou...
Annual celebration takes root in European and American tradition
by Stacy Jones
Fat Tuesday has come and gone once again. One would think that those across the Bible Belt would celebrate Mardi Gras, the French ph...
Forty-year-old legislation continues to protect rights of those involved in education
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Titl...
Murphy's Law applies to motherhood
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...
Nothing's new and God never changes
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 reall...
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...
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