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Two men drown at Pickwick Lake
by Jeff York
PICKWICK, Tenn. -- A pair of Chester County, Tenn. men drowned Wednesday while fishing too close to the Pickwick Dam. Their boat was pulled through an open flood gate and their bodies were later found down the Tennessee River from the dam. The victims were identified as Casey Cox, 32, of Henderson, and Michael Ray Terry, 69, of Henderson, according to Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin. The...
Detective division investigates murder
by Mark Boehler
The entire detective division of the Corinth Police Department is working on the recent murder where officials say the motive was robbery. “We have gathered new information on the case,” Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance told the Daily Corinthian. “We are not ready to mention suspects, but we are getting close to that point.” Twenty-four year old Shomarick Payne was found dead with a single guns...
Fugitive caught in Detroit area
by Jebb Johnston
The U.S. Marshals Service picked up a man wanted by the Corinth Police Department on an armed robbery charge in the Detroit area on Tuesday. Capt. Dell Green said the department has begun the extradition process for Andre Cortez Williams, 28. His last address on record is in Michigan City, and Green said the man does not have a current address. Williams, who is currently incarcerated at the Oak...
4H seeks volunteer leaders
by L.A. Story
If you have a hobby or a skill, then you may have something valuable to contribute to a new generation. This week is National Volunteer Week and Mississippi State University Extension Agent II Tammy Parker said many people have valuable knowledge and experience to offer young people as a 4-H volunteer. The MSU Extension Center celebrates National Volunteer Week and hopes the spirit of volunteer...
NAACP hosts annual banquet
The biggest night of the year for the Alcorn County Chapter of the National Association for the A...
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Legion salutes Vietnam veterans
Vietnam veterans did not get a warm welcome across America when the war ended on April 30, 1975. ...
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Facing budget cuts, city schoo...
The Corinth School District will trim an unspecified number of staff members for the 2017-2018 sc...
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Rebel Road Trip rolls through
Hundreds of Rebel faithful gathered Monday night as the Rebel Road Trip rolled into Corinth. It w...
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Sheriff's office hosts drug ta...
Have any expired prescription drugs lying around the house? Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell ha...
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Relay for Life ready with weat...
Even bad weather will not deter warriors who want to battle cancer. Alcorn County Relay for Life ...
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Home and garden show returns
The blooming spring colors of the gardens at the Frazier home will be one of the centerpieces of ...
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Junior leadership hosts day of...
Fresh air and outdoor fun is what the children of the community can expect this Saturday at Bisho...
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Citizens can help shape town's...
Corinth residents can help shape the city’s path for the next couple of decades as the Envision C...
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Prentiss County reports no maj...
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Two more tornado warnings were issued Saturday afternoon, the first for Prentiss ...
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Walk for Life —Prayers: 'Here ...
It appears prayers were answered when a break in the clouds allowed the sun to peek through for t...
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Corinth native earns education...
As a young girl she often “played school” with her Barbie dolls. Soon she would follow in her mot...
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Sports
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Kossuth High School will host a 3-man scramble team draw benefit tournament at Whispering Pines golf course on April 29. The cost is $40 with cart included and includes tw...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, April 27 HS Tennis (Team Playoff’s) MSMS vs Alcorn Central @ Corinth City Park, 4 Friday, April 28 HS Baseball (Class 1A Playoffs) West Union @ Thrasher, 3 Bigger...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Kossuth High School will host a 3-man scramble team draw benefit tournament at Whispering Pines golf course on April 29. The cost i...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Tuesday, April 25) HS Baseball (1A Playoffs) Biggersville 12 Simmons 11 SHS 001 016 3 - 11 BHS 400 000 8 - 12 (WP) Quinton Knight (...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, April 27 HS Tennis (Team Playoff’s) MSMS vs Alcorn Central @ Corinth City Park, TBA HS Softball Playoffs (3A Round Two) Ya...
Opinion
The real story on Trump's...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
The really odd thing about Donald Trump's first 100 days is that, Euclid notwithstanding, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The record of Trump's 100 days is ...
Is Macron the EU's last b...
by Pat Buchanan
For the French establishment, Sunday's presidential election came close to a near-death experience. As the Duke of Wellington said of Waterloo, it was a "damn near-run thin...
Wicker’s 2018 challengers...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Much has been made of late of potential 2018 challengers to Mississippi’s junior Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Tupelo. That traces back to the 2014 re-e...
Kat and Mahalia and Blind Riley and me
by Rheta Johnson
PASS CHRISTIAN — I tap along the brick floors that sold me on this old house, so opposite of the spongy ones in my North Mississippi...
Lessons still unlearned from LA riots
by Star Parker
This weekend marks 100 days of the Trump administration. This milestone also coincides with a very important anniversary. Twenty-fiv...
Trumpcare being held up over a trifle
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
The House Republican "moderates" are holding up the Trump-Ryan health care bill over an issue that seems substantial but is really t...
No one owns science
by Rich Lowry
Science joined the #resistance over the weekend, or so the organizers of the March for Science would have us believe. Thousands of d...
It's time to get them before they get us
by Cal Thomas
As is almost always the case, signs of trouble preceded the latest shooting in Paris, which left one police officer dead and wounded...
Crossroads
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. Keeping those two big items out allowed ...
Beloved hymn has a specia...
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 writer to the point of penning the words, so...
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...
International Women’s Day grounded in equality for all people
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female...
Loving those vehicle commercials about safety
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 advertise...
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