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City hears four-way stop concerns
by Jebb Johnston
Concerns about the new four-way stop at Fillmore Street and Third Street came before the latest meeting of the Board of Aldermen. Motorists have regularly been failing to stop at the intersection. “I have three small children, and we’ve got to slow it down on Fillmore Street coming into town,” said concerned resident Russell Smith. “I know it’s a thoroughfare to get downtown from Shiloh Road, b...
Man uncovers layers of history
by Jebb Johnston
Like a detective probing forensic clues, Matthew J. Mosca spent the past week examining peeling paint and bits of plaster to uncover the original colors and wood finishes of the Verandah-Curlee House interior. His observations, combined with laboratory analysis, will be compiled in a report to be submitted to the Siege and Battle of Corinth Commission in February to guide the interior restorati...
Drive underway for coats, food...
Spreading the true message of the holiday season, Cash Express is once again taking up donations ...
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Corinth native, MSU president ...
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has been named to a committee tha...
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Luncheon brings awareness to b...
The Magnolia Foundation wants women to know. In effort to educate the community on a healthy life...
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Mathis releases new album, pla...
Corinth “Feels Like Home” for Ben Mathis. The singer/songwriter will be in town for a show Nov. 6...
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Director pleased with first Cr...
Event organizer and Corinth High School band director Tommy Thompson received a superior rating l...
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Sports
Warriors win first of 2 m...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Warriors finally took advantage of Shannon’s generosity. Corinth turned three Shannon turnovers into 17 points in the second half and finally pulled away from t...
Mooreville downs Aggies i...
by Anson Keith
MOOREVILLE -- The Kossuth football Aggies could not seem to stop the Mooreville Troopers' high powered spread offense Friday as they drop their third game of the year. Moor...
Vikings roll to 8th strai...
by H. Lee Smith II
GLEN -- Caleb Nelson passed for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth as North Pontotoc won its eighth straight game, blanking Alcorn Central 42-0 in Division 1-3A action. ...
Central boys win 5th on tiebreaker
by H. Lee Smith II
The National Basketball Association recognizes the “Sixth Man of the Year.” Last Thursday at the University School of Jackson (Tenn....
Aggies win at New Site
by H. Lee Smith II
The Kossuth High School boys’ cross country team will head to the Division 1-3A Meet on a winning note. The Aggies claimed the title...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Monday Major 10-27 3 Nuts & A Bolt 24-8 Crow Hop Krew 18.5-13.5 Shot Who??...
CHS rolls in volleyball playoffs
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth High School needed just three sets to garner the volleyball program’s third playoff victory. The Lady Warriors (21-9) droppe...
No. 3 Ole Miss relies on tough defense
by David Brandt
Statistics might not tell the whole story about how good No. 3 Mississippi's defense has been this season. But it's certainly a good...
Opinion
Editorial demagoguery mig...
by Thomas Sowell
The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls “predatory lending.” Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest rate than...
Does the end of history r...
by Michael Barone
Francis Fukuyama picked an auspicious publication date for his latest book, “Political Order and Political Decay.” The news is full of stories of political decay: the Cente...
The price of papal popula...
by Pat Buchanan
Normally a synod of Catholic bishops does not provide fireworks rivaling the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where Mayor Richard Daley’s boys in blue ran up...
The self-indulgent triviality of Ferguson protests
by Rich Lowry
It wasn’t so long ago that Ferguson, Mo., was supposed to be an American morality tale of racism, the militarization of police and a...
Houston’s First Amendment problem
by Ben Carson
The recent questionably unconstitutional moves by the Houston city council to subpoena the sermons of five area ministers, as well a...
Decision upholding Photo ID Law can help one-party nation plan
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Those trying to stop Obama from turning America into a one-party nation should hail a recent Supreme Court decision upholding the Te...
Fear can be a good thing
by Roger Simon
Can you get the light out of my eyes? No. Can you loosen the handcuffs? No. Why am I here? You coughed. Coughing is a symptom of Ebo...
Ebola is low on list of fears
by Rheta Johnson
The dogs and I were out for a walk in a city of half a million recently, waiting our turn to use the crosswalk at a busy intersectio...
Crossroads
Train travel affords scen...
by Stacy Jones
I probably fell in love with train travel the way that many other Americans did: by seeing it romanticized in movies and television shows. There was an unmatched savoir fai...
Pursuit of happiness or h...
by Terry Burns
Hector and The Search for Happiness, R, ****, Simon Pegg, Rosanund Pike, Jean Reno, Stellan Skarsgaird, Christopher Plummer, Ming Zhao, Toni Collette. Relativity Media. Dir...
Turnip Green Cookoff high...
by Stacy Jones
Returning after school to a home where my mother regularly cooked turnip greens for dinner was a distinct experience. The air was filled with an aroma that is difficult to ...
Grocery Shopping
by Lora Ann Huff
A news item caught my eye the other day and was rather disturbing. The quote was something like “Are America’s supermarkets in troub...
Festival affords taste of classic New Orleans lyricist
by Stacy Jones
Some days you just need a little gris-gris. Originating in West Africa as part of the voodoo tradition, gris-gris consists of an amu...
Here comes 'The Judge'
by Terry Burns
The Judge, R, ****, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Verga Farnigu, Billy Bob Thornton. Warner Bros. Director David Dobkin. Length ...
CT-A’s Becky’s New Car drives audience between reality and fantasy
by Stacy Jones
We all encounter instances in our lives when we would love, even momentarily, the opportunity to escape what may seem the humdrum qu...
Clothes Lines
by Lora Ann Huff
While having a telephone conversation with my friend in Columbus the other day, she mentioned she had just hung her wash out on the ...
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Supply Sergeant Glen R. Marsh (from left), Rickey Crane with Veterans and Family Honors and MS Project Package Coordinator and Founder Rickey Pope put together a care package to be mailed to a deployed mid-south soldier in Iraq. / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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