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Woman seriously hurt in laundromat attack
by Zack Steen
An employee was robbed and assaulted at a business in a highly residential neighborhood of downtown Corinth early Saturday morning. Around 6:30 a.m., Monique Rodriguez, 24, of Corinth, arrived at her job at the Madison Laundromat on Madison Street. Shortly after a black male entered the business asking Rodriguez for change. “The suspect then hit the victim in the head and pushed her to the grou...
Inmate labor cut on hold
by Jebb Johnston
The Mississippi Department of Corrections’ plan to end the Joint State County Work Program is being put on hold, according to two local legislators. The Aug. 1 date that was announced to pull the program will not happen, Rep. Lester “Bubba” Carpenter of Burnsville told the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors on Monday. “Your inmates are safe at this time,” he said. The assurance is based on info...
No garbage bill for county res...
With changes coming to county garbage collection, supervisors want to remind residents they will ...
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Fowl run set for special needs...
“Roy the Rooster” is ready to “Run for the Dream.” The big chicken, who sits atop a sky-high perc...
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Photo competition redevelops
IUKA — Tishomingo County resident Opal Lovelace is back at it again. The photographer is reviving...
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New club director brings passi...
Antoine Walker gets it. It's all about the kids. Walker has been on the job as new Executive Dire...
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Verandah-Curlee House renovati...
Although the doors are opening again at the Verandah-Curlee House, there is still a long way to g...
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Sports
36th Candy Classic
Results from the 36th Candy Classic Memorial Tennis Tournament held last week at the Corinth High School Tennis Complex. Juniors Girls 10U 1st Kinley Pittman 2nd Lainey Lit...
5 of 8 national seeds in ...
by The Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. -- Five of the eight national seeds in the NCAA baseball tournament have advanced to super regionals, and the three others were playing winner-take-all regional...
UAB bringing football bac...
by The Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- UAB President Ray Watts said Monday he is bringing the football program back as early as 2016, reversing a decision to shut it down because it was too e...
Nine locals honored by 1-3A
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth and Alcorn Central combined for nine spots on the annual All-Division 1-3A Baseball team. League champion and Class 3A runne...
Ole Miss records just 2 hits in 3-1 loss
by The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES -- Mike Shawaryn gave up one run in 5 1-3 innings and combined with three relievers on a two-hitter in Maryland's 3-1 vi...
SEC's Slive steps down early
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive unexpectedly stepped down Friday, just minutes after announcing reco...
Tigers hosting four games this fall
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- The Northeast Mississippi Community College football team will treat its followers to a stellar lineup of home contest...
SEC continues to raise basketball profile
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- When Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings first stepped into the meeting room this week in Destin, he immediately notice...
Opinion
No Memorial Day for inner...
by Cal Thomas
"Black lives matter!" was the chant heard at recent demonstrations in cities and towns from Ferguson, Missouri, to Baltimore, Maryland. Yes, they do matter, but apparently ...
Court to debate definitio...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a fascinating case out of the state of Texas regarding the definition of “one man, one vote.” The high court said Tue...
The anti-NSA bumper sticker
by Rich Lowry
If the National Security Agency's bulk-data program expires, the coroner should conclude that it was "Death by Bumper Sticker." Rarely has a controversial government progra...
Commander in Chief's job is national defense
by Star Parker
A front-page headline in The Wall Street Journal screams out: "Islamic State's Gains Reveal New Prowess on the Battlefield." The art...
Republicans expose their jugulars
by Roger Simon
The Republican Party suffers from an embarrassment of riches. It has too many really swell candidates for president. It has so many ...
Deadbeat dad not a deadbeat; he’s not even a dad
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — “Is it working?” That’s an easy question most of the time. Problem is, when lawmakers and regulation writers fix something ...
The season of graduation gifts
by Thomas Sowell
This is the season of college graduations, and many people may be wondering what kinds of gifts would be most appropriate for young ...
Is expensive electricity is better?
by Wyatt Emmerich
Mississippi Power Company (MPC) is spending millions of dollars to convince ratepayers its $6.2 billion (and growing) plant is a goo...
Crossroads
Piper Books
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently I read about the controversy over the books about life after death, such as one little boy’s story in “Heaven is for Real” and others. One book in particular was p...
End of school year can be...
by Stacy Jones
Some may think that teachers can hardly wait until the end of a school year. Summertime for many teachers translates into vacations, sleeping late, eating at the time one d...
‘Mad Max’ returns and rem...
by Terry Burns
Mad Max and Fury Road, R, *****, Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Director George Miller, Warner Bros, Length 120 minutes. In this Mad Max, the earth has turned into a horrible ...
Wonderful World
by Lora Ann Huff
Maybe I’m still on my soapbox this week, but after attending awards ceremonies in a county elementary school and then a kindergarten...
‘King of the Blues’ says goodbye amidst remembrances from fans
by Stacy Jones
Last Friday I awoke to sad news on public radio: B.B. King died at the age of 89 at his home in Las Vegas late Thursday night. It ha...
Gun Law
by Lora Ann Huff
The trends and news of our day never cease to amaze me. Yesterday on national news I heard there’s a push now to legalize guns on co...
Downtown Corinth living offers observation, interest, vitality
by Stacy Jones
Living downtown and watching the transmutations of a town are akin to residing with a familiar companion and learning the nuances of...
Endless Summer
by Lora Ann Huff
My eyes filled with tears when I read the words on the tote bag in a local store. “We dream of summers that last forever.” The pictu...
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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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