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Alliance opens downtown office
by Zack Steen
“This is for you,” said Clayton Stanley, as he addressed the crowd gathered in front of The Alliance’s newly renovated historic corner office building in downtown Corinth. The Alliance president and Mayor Tommy Irwin cut the bright red ribbon to christen downtown Corinth’s newest gem on Thursday evening at the organization’s grand opening and ribbon cutting. “This is for the community,” said St...
Board to
 consider
 zoning
 changes
by Jebb Johnston
Several requests for zoning changes will get hearings before the Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen next month. The board set the hearings for 5 p.m. on July 18. The items include the Alcorn County Co-op’s request for a zoning change in preparation for some new construction on the property. The back portion of the business’ property on Highway 72 is zoned R-3 residential and would need to chan...
Tourism board approves advance for reunion event

by L.A. Story
The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Board approved a $2,500 advance for the upcoming NAACP Homecoming/Reunion event. The advance was requested during the board's regular meeting Tuesday morning by one of the event organizers, J.C. Hill, for funds that had already been approved by the board. The board approved an advance after a presentation by Hill, who cited the advertising...
'Shot of adrenaline' — Bishop Park project moves upward
by L.A. Story
A donation of $2,500 from Commerce Bank helped push the E.S. Bishop Park project a little closer to its goal. The donation from Commerce Bank was presented to C.A.R.E. Advisory Board member Orma Smith and Corinth Alderman J.C. Hill by Commerce Bank President Frank Davis Wednesday morning. “On behalf of the Board of Directors and employees of Commerce Bank, we proudly support this wonderful proj...
Tishomingo County escapees cau...
IUKA — After a week on the run, two Tishomingo County escaped inmates were caught Tuesday night i...
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The Alliance 
gets new look
The Alliance is getting a new look. The economic and industrial development arm of the county wil...
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Event raises over $31K for wor...
GIFT — It seems the “Big Chicken” down in the community known as Gift Bottom, brings out the best...
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Man sentenced for child exploi...
BOONEVILLE – Attorney General Jim Hood announced on Tuesday the sentencing of 46-year-old Brian M...
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Traffic accident claims second...
A community already grieving one death received another blow on Sunday morning as last week’s wre...
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Boys and Girls Club hosts day ...
A traditional open house for the Boys and Girls Club of Corinth has now expanded into a “Fun Day”...
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Jacinto readies annual festival
With no elections coming up this year, the delights of an old-fashioned Southern festival will be...
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Living Free sets goals
Living Free Ministries has three summer goals and they need help to reach them. After a successfu...
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125 graduate CHS
Photo by Michael H. Miller Corinth graduate Christian Peterson patiently waits during roll call p...
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U.S. 45 to get Rockabilly Way ...
A music style rooted deep in northeast Mississippi history will soon have it's own road. Gov. Phi...
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Road to becoming father was bumpy
"They call me Daddy." It was a emotional response from Craig Johnson when asked what Father's Day...
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District borrows $4.25 M
County school board members have unanimously voted to borrow $4.25 million. The loan would extend...
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Sports
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•The Mississippi Baseball Record Book is once again for sale at $10 a copy. Send checks to Diamonds By Smillie, 3159 Kendrick Road, Corinth, MS, 38834. The book is loaded w...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
June 26-June 28 NEMCABB Championships, New Albany, Ms. **Complete schedule coming soon** (Biggersville Summer Basketball Schedule) Tuesday, June 29 Thrasher @ Biggersville ...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Wednesday, June 21) (NEMCABB Region I Tournament/Booneville) (Game 1) Booneville 8 Corinth 7 (Game 2) Corinth 4 Alcorn Central 4 (t...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
NEMCABB Regional Baseball Tournament (Booneville, MS) Thursday, June 22 Alcorn Central vs Booneville, 4 Corinth vs Kossuth, 6 Kossut...
New Coaches Approved
by the Daily Corinthian
The Prentiss County school board this week approved the hirings of two new head coaches for Thrasher High School. Former Corinth coa...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•The Mississippi Baseball Record Book is once again for sale at $10 a copy. Send checks to Diamonds By Smillie, 3159 Kendrick Road, ...
Opinion
Minimum wage laws are des...
by Larry Elder
In the '60s my parents opened a small diner near downtown Los Angeles. As a child, I watched my parents sitting at the kitchen table, discussing their plans for what they c...
We must stop the hate speech
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Hate speech doesn't work for any person or group in America. The result is always hurt. The shooting of Majority Whip Steve Scalise at a baseball practice is further proof....
New agriculture secretary...
by Senator Roger Wicker
Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st Secretary of Agriculture less than two months ago, but he has already made a trip to Mississippi, delivering a forward-looking address...
Time to start taking the country back
by Star Parker
Americans are justifiably frustrated regarding what is going on in Washington, D.C. But let's not forget that we elect these folks. ...
Why so much rage?
by Cal Thomas
"Why do the heathen rage and the people imagine a vain thing?" (Psalm 2:1 KJV) That didn't take long. Less than 48 hours after the s...
Trump should call bluff on health care
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Now that the Senate Republicans are nearing consensus on a health care bill to repeal and replace Obamacare -- a great achievement -...
Thanks for the memories
by Rheta Johnson
Editor's Note: Rheta Grimsley Johnson is retiring. This is her final column. In 1974, when I became editor of Auburn's campus newspa...
Yes, hate speech is free speech
by Rich Lowry
With the left feverishly attempting to squash unwelcome speech on college campuses, with the president of the United States musing a...
Crossroads
Beloved poem encourages f...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular poem jumped out at me because the words s...
Sometimes you just have t...
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’re pulling a 16’ livestock trailer and yo...
Organizing, packing light...
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, of course, with a detailed list of items...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writ...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
Neighborhood theater operator presides over local movie scene
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie...
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 reusa...
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