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County schedules budget hearing
by Jebb Johnston
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors scheduled a public hearing on the next fiscal year’s budget as the process nears completion. This week’s meeting saw the board accept the proposed budget which will go to a public hearing at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, and then be considered for final adoption. As previously reported, the budget for the fiscal year running from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, 2018...
Fundraiser helps service dog efforts
by L.A. Story
Golfers judging a BBQ competition? What may seem like an unlikely pairing will work in harmony Friday as a fundraiser for Retrieving Freedom Inc. in the organization’s efforts to train service dogs for wounded veterans, children with autism and individuals with Type I diabetes. Region IV Mental Health, Reconnect 4 Autism and the Bearded Villains North Mississippi are joining forces to host the ...
'Warriors on Wick' activities make return
by Zack Steen
It’s a great week to be a Warrior. The Corinth School District will highlight home sporting events with fan related special outings throughout the city on Thursday and Friday. “After such a great reception last year, we have decided to bring back Warriors on Wick,” said CSD Marketing and Public Relations Manager Taylor Coombs. “It’s the perfect time for locals to get out downtown and support th...
Student enrollment 
up in Alcorn schools
by Zack Steen
It's three weeks into the new school year and enrollment numbers are up. Alcorn School District Superintendent of Education Larry B. Mitchell reported early attendance of 3,287 students in Alcorn County schools. The number is about 33 more than last year. “We believe the difference in the number may be a result of our two additional pre-k classrooms just added to the district,” said Mitchell. “...
Park service calling for volun...
The Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center is looking for a few good VIPs. The local National Park...
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Great American Eclipse in the ...
The Crossroads area enjoyed the effects of the Great American Eclipse 2017, even if not in the pa...
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Grant supports hazardous waste...
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is granting $25,000 to support another hazard...
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Aldermen to consider two ordin...
A couple of proposed ordinance changes — one affecting sewer connections and one concerning trans...
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Church offers non-traditional ...
IUKA — Worship doesn’t have to be formal and it doesn’t have to be in a traditional church buildi...
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Anti-monument group does not show
The likeness of a Confederate soldier quietly overlooking court square for more than 100 years pr...
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Law enforcement responds to th...
Sheriff Ben Caldwell and Police Chief Ralph Dance say they are responding with an abundance of ca...
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Arena manager remembers
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It seems all of Nashville, Tenn., is mourning the death of Country Music Association pioneer Jo W...
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4-H day offers fun,
 food and ...
What goes well with food and fun? Information, of course, and that is the 4-H Club’s specialty. 4...
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Corinth will see
 obscured ecl...
For those who will not be in the path of totality when an eclipse darkens the sky on Monday, ther...
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Alderman honors: Officials rec...
FARMINGTON — Two aldermen recently completed training from the Mississippi Municipal League and r...
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Park Ranger advises 
board of ...
Music and history will both come alive at the Civil War Interpretive Center in September. Ashley ...
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Sports
MSU Lady Bulldogs 2017-18...
by Mississippi State Sports Information
Nov. 3 Fri. ARKANSAS-FORT SMITH (Exh.) TBA Nov. 10 Fri. VIRGINIA TBA Nov. 16 Thurs. GEORGIA STATE TBA Nov. 19 Sun. SOUTHERN MISS TBA Nov. 23 Thurs. ^ vs. Arizona State 12:3...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Plaza Lanes announces the formation of their Fall leagues. The Thursday Morning Coffee League (ladies only) will begin August 17 beginning at 9 am. The Monday Night Major ...
Call In Game Scores
by the Daily Corinthian
With high school football, softball and volleyball in full gear the Daily Corinthian needs your help in getting game scores and info...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, August 22 HS Volleyball @ Biggersville Alcorn Central 3 Biggersville 0 ACHS 25 25 25 BHS 5 8 2 (Records) AC 10-2, BHS 1-2 @...
Qua Davis named first DC Player of the Week for 2017
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
There were several outstanding individual performances turned in this past Friday but one local player had a night to remember and h...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, August 22 HS Volleyball Olive Branch @ Corinth, 6 Amory @ Kossuth, 5 Alcorn Central @ Biggersville, 5:30 Belmont @ Tishomin...
Opinion
Yes, work for Trump
by Rich Lowry
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took the highly unusual step over the weekend of publicly explaining why he won't resign. He responded to Yale classmates who had written ...
Historical hysteria
by Cal Thomas
"The only thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history." -- Friedrich Hegel We will learn even less from history if we wipe it clean, as some are tryin...
Senate election may doubl...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Next year’s U.S. Senate election in Mississippi may double as a referendum on the state flag. Incumbent Sen. Roger Wicker and looming challenger state Sen. Chris M...
State symbols don't have to go on the ballot
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — Defenders of the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag have a ready-made argument that was handed to them...
Wicker visits across the state
by Sen. Roger Wicker
During the month of August, when Congress adjourns for its state work period, you can find me traveling across Mississippi. This Aug...
The Breitbart presidency
by Rich Lowry
If Van Jones was right that a moving tribute to the widow of a fallen Navy SEAL in a speech to Congress earlier this year was the mo...
America's second Civil War
by Pat Buchanan
"They had found a leader, Robert E. Lee -- and what a leader! ... No military leader since Napoleon has aroused such enthusiastic de...
We must avoid another like Charlottesville
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Does anybody in America truly want to repeat another horrific Charlottesville? I hope the answer is no but it seems there are differ...
Crossroads
Trip to former President’...
by Stacy Jones
My quest to visit Plains, Georgia began last fall when I discovered the Plains Inn, the quaint, renovated upstairs hotel above an antique mall in the town that President Ji...
God is faithful through o...
by Lora Ann Huff
With troubles in our country and around the world, many may wonder what will happen next; but in our area there are undoubtedly hundreds of people who are facing trials and...
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 to get turned around
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’r...
Organizing, packing light make for successful travel
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, ...
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...
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