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Farmington plans tax increase
by Zack Steen
FARMINGTON – The City of Farmington is proposing a tax increase. Officials announced this week that the city will seek a 19 percent tax and millage rate increase for the upcoming 2015-16 fiscal year. If passed, it will be the first increase of its kind for Farmington residents in more than seven years. City Clerk Debbie Jackson blamed the need for a tax increase on the increased cost of utiliti...
Job fair offers growing list of opportunities
by Steve Beavers
Time to go to work. Many of those looking for a job will do just that on September 10 at the Crossroads Arena. The annual Northeast Mississippi WIN Job Fair is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the facility. Close to 40 companies have committed to being at the event. "We have hit what we wanted to hit," said Adam Todd, Director of the Governor's Job Fair Network. "Our goal is to have many diffe...
Thomson brings multiple medium...
When art professor Laquita Thomson wants to get creative, she’s looking for more than just the pe...
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Hot lineup set for Lighthouse ...
Folks can load up on turkey this Thanksgiving Day. The following day they can get their fill of b...
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Local students express horror
What should have been a normal school day morphed into a nightmare as students on the campus of M...
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BHS yearbook earns national award
BIGGERSVILLE – "We are … Biggersville Lions" is among the best. The Biggersville High School 2014...
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Corinth needs Preservation Com...
The City of Corinth wants to hear from residents interested in serving on the Corinth Preservatio...
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Sports
Braves scalp Golden Bears
by Kent Mohundro
By Kent Mohundro For the Daily Corinthian IUKA -- The shoe was on the other foot for the Alcorn Central Bears as they traveled to neighboring Tishomingo County to play the ...
Tupelo rides early scorin...
by H. Lee Smith II
With all the excitement surrounding just the third gridiron meeting between Corinth and Tupelo in 31 years, the Golden Wave took the momentum early. About as early as Tupel...
Lions explode in third fo...
by H. Lee Smith II and Jeff York
Biggersville used a pair of pick 6’s and a 24-point fourth quarter to earn its first win with a 38-14 decision over New Site. Qua Davis tallied three touchdowns, including ...
Corinth-Tupelo meet for third time in 22 years
by H. Lee Smith II
Tupelo (0-1) @ Corinth (1-0) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Warrior Stadium II, CHS-APAC Coaches: Corinth, Doug Jones (4th year, 27-9); Tup...
Tonight's Ticket: Alcorn County Capsules
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth (1-0) @ Pontotoc (0-1) When: Tonight, 7 Where: The Hollow, Pontotoc High School Coaches: Kossuth, Brian Kelly (4th year, 29-...
Tonight's Ticket: Region Capsules
by H. Lee Smith II and Jeff York
McNairy Central (1-0) @ Chester County (0-1) Coaches: McNairy Central, Chad Hodge (2nd year, 4-7); Chester Co., Michael Hodum When: ...
North Mississippi Motor Park
by H. Lee Smith II
The racing season at the Corinth Speedway ended with a flourish. And a little longer than usual. Billy Moyer Jr. outlasted 23 other ...
NE opens at home for first time since ‘12
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- The Northeast Mississippi Community College football team will usher in a new campaign inside its own friendly confine...
Opinion
Festival success was typi...
by Sid Salter
JACKSON – The inaugural Mississippi Book Festival was an unqualified success – one that surpassed the rudimentary shade tree estimates of just how many Mississippians would...
Is Trumpism the new natio...
by Pat Buchanan
Since China devalued its currency 3 percent, global markets have gone into a tailspin. Why should this be? After all, 3 percent devaluation in China could be countered by a...
The end of China envy
by Rich Lowry
A funny thing happened on the way to China's inevitable global dominance – the country's economic tumult rocked markets around the world. China long ago replaced Japan as t...
No lives matter when life is not sacred
by Star Parker
Video number eight from the Center for Medical Progress has been released, containing segments of material from its previous seven v...
Wish you were here
by Rheta Johnson
Among the family treasures my siblings and I divided up after my mother died, there was a sewing machine drawer full of postcards. S...
Sorting the candidates
by Thomas Sowell
Despite a nuclear Iran looming on the horizon, the media seem to be putting most of their attention on two candidates for their resp...
Jimmy Carter's inner peace
by Cal Thomas
When Ronald Reagan announced in November 1994 he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, even some of his most ardent political...
Mississippi feels like the hottest place on earth
by Wyatt Emmerich
As I write this, my weather app tells me the heat index is 110 degrees. These are the dog days of summer. If Mississippi in the summ...
Crossroads
'Man From Uncle' makes ex...
by Terry Burns
Man From Uncle, PG-13, *****, Henry Cavill, Arnie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Hugh Grant, Director Guy Richie, Davis Entertainment, Warner Bros., Length 116 minutes. This film...
Five prayer suggestions f...
by Lora Ann Huff
Last week our nine-year-old grandson and I were talking about school starting back when he said, “Momaw, I guess you’re kinda glad we’re going back to school and you won’t ...
Philosophy teacher goes w...
by Terry Burns
Irrational Man, R, ****, Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey, Director Woody Allen, Graver Productions, Length 96 minutes. Psychology was one of my favorite classes i...
Friends are worth more than silver or gold
by Lora Ann Huff
For the last few days I’ve been thinking about a statement a friend made the other day when he stopped by to pick up something I had...
New ‘Mission: Impossible’ delivers plenty of drama
by Terry Burns
Mission:Impossible- Rogue Nation, *****, PG-13, Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Director Christopher McQua...
Producer who shaped traditional-style country music dies
by Stacy Jones
What I knew as a teenager as country music were the bland, pop-infused tunes that passed for country, a problem which has increased ...
Teaching is a labor of love
by Lora Ann Huff
With the new school year just around the corner, I’m feeling sorry for the small children who will soon be getting into the routine ...
Quotes recalled from 1957
by Lora Ann Huff
The Corinth area lost two good men this week. I thought it quite ironic that Ralph Hurley and Leon Fields went home so close to the ...
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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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