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Boys and Girls Club recognizes supporters
by Bobby J. Smith
They say it takes a village to raise a child. A group of individuals, organizations and businesses who are contributing to the youth of Corinth in a big way were recognized at the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi’s “Commitment to Excellence” reception at the Crossroads Arena Convention Center. “Today has been a great day,” said Corinth Boys & Girls Club Unit Director Trecee Hughey. “I...
MEC Tour: Locals agree on roads issue
by Jebb Johnston
With a new Legislative session looming, the Mississippi Economic Council continues to drive its message on the need for better roads and bridges at the state and local level. Locals who participated in the MEC’s Connection Tour stop in Corinth on Thursday agreed that it is a major issue, with 85 percent of them describing Mississippi’s roads as either not acceptably maintained or poorly maintai...
A Lighthouse Christmas: Toy Store celebrates 23 years
by Zack Steen
Going the extra mile, Tayton Smith pushed a brand new black and white Roadmaster bike to his Jeep. The Alcorn Central High School junior was helping a Lighthouse Foundation Toy Store shopper load gifts into her small sedan when he discovered the bike wouldn’t fit. “There was nothing else we could do to make it fit,” said Smith, a three-year volunteer for the Christmas toy program. “I knew what ...
County road faces issues
A recently resurfaced section of Kendrick Road may have to be redone, and Alcorn County is asking...
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Basket Fund goes to $1,885
The spirit of giving this Christmas season is alive and well in the Alcorn County area. Donations...
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Church presents Christmas play
FARMINGTON — Proclaiming a strong, vibrant message about God’s love for mankind, Farmington Bapti...
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People of the Crossroads - Dan...
Staff photo by Bobby J. Smith - Books-A-Million bookseller Danielle Dalton is a relatively new ar...
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Officials propose cuts for com...
JACKSON — Top lawmakers are proposing a Mississippi budget that would be 3 percent smaller for th...
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Farmington Baptist Church pres...
Proclaiming a strong, vibrant message about God’s love for mankind, Farmington Baptist Church wil...
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Breaking news: Corinth police ...
All available Corinth patrol units were searching for an armed robbery suspect Wednesday night. A...
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Former sheriff, Nulls enter gu...
Former sheriff Charles Rinehart and two others entered guilty pleas to two counts of conspiracy t...
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Facing sewer revenue shortfall...
After several months of looking at options, the Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday ad...
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Shelter seeks support for 'Ang...
Paws for a good cause. The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter is wishing for a Christmas filled with d...
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Church presents dinner theater
It’s going to be a country Christmas at Pleasant Hill United Pentecostal Church. The church will ...
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People of the Crossroads — Tom...
“We’re a bunch of veterans who want to serve our country,” said Tommy Watson, the 63-year-old com...
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Sports
Braves split with Aggies:...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
It was only Thursday but there was still basketball being played, including a makeup trip for Kossuth at Tishomingo County. (G) Kossuth 43 Tishomingo County 36 The Lady Agg...
Scoreboard 12.8
HS Basketball (G) Kossuth 43 Tishomingo County 36 KHS 7 15 8 13 - 43 TCHS 2 13 10 11 - 36 (KHS) Morgan Hodum 15, Kaylee Bonds 11 (TCHS) Anna Hooper 12, Christian Bobo 7 (B)...
McNairy Central Sweeps: Warriors Split with IAHS
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
The road was kind to some teams Tuesday evening, while others weren’t as fortunate. HS Basketball McNairy Central trekked across the...
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HS Basketball From Tuesday, December 6 (G) McNairy Central 46 Alcorn Central 34 MCHS 8 7 18 13 - 46 ACHS 6 7 7 14 - 34 (MCHS) Selika...
Alcorn Central Volleyball Feature
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
How does a 3A school known traditionally for basketball become a volleyball powerhouse in just four short years? Just more than four...
Ole Miss wins over Memphis
by The Associated Press
OXFORD, Miss.— Mississippi coach Andy Kennedy leaned into the microphone at his postgame press conference, flashed a smile and whisp...
Opinion
Preparing HUD for surgery
by Star Parker
With the selection by President-elect Donald Trump of Dr. Ben Carson to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, we have a brilliant man of principl...
Is Trump calling out Xi J...
by Pat Buchanan
Like a bolt of lightning, that call of congratulations from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to President-elect Donald Trump illuminated the Asian landscape. We can see clearl...
The campaign is over, but...
by Roger Simon
A hushed conference room with walls paneled in dark wood and a table seating no fewer than 20. Outside in the corridor, security guards patrol none too discreetly. Douglas ...
Pearl Harbor’s 75th anniversary illustrates how the nation has changed
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Can it be that 75 years have passed since the “Greatest Generation” of Americans had to endure and respond to the bombi...
To kill a pipeline -- again
by Rich Lowry
One of the Obama administration's core competencies is suspending pipeline projects with no cause. It will leave office with another...
Why the pollsters missed Trump's win
Even as Donald Trump begins to form his administration, people are still wondering why the nation's top polling organizations failed...
When the truth doesn't matter
by Rheta Johnson
The Emperor With No Clothes is lumbering at his full speed toward the highest office in the free world, pulling behind him to help g...
The left gambles with people's lives
by Thomas Sowell
Sometimes life forces us to make decisions, even when we don't have enough information to know how the decision will turn out. The r...
Crossroads
Destruction of East Tenne...
After marrying an East Tennessean, I became one for eight years. It was my home. I was thus saddened to hear of the wildfires this week that destroyed homes, businesses, an...
We are all broken and nee...
by Lora Ann Huff
Asking questions and offering consolation as the lady shared her story, Naomi’s friend said, “Do you ever think about going to church?” Having a muddled view of “religion” ...
Accuracy is more importan...
by Stacy Jones
This week while perusing my Facebook new feed, I noticed that a friend of mine had been tagged in a post with almost 50 other people. The woman who tagged him had shared an...
Election underscores importance of coming together
by Stacy Jones
My father was born in 1929, so when Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated in March 1933, he was almost four years old. The country h...
Kindred spirits leave footprints on our hearts
by Lora Ann Huff
Once in a while people cross our paths, leaving a footprint in our minds and hearts that will last as long as we live. Our parents a...
‘Local color’ easily found in cemetery tour characters, stories
by Stacy Jones
In her novel ‘Colony,’ author Anne Rivers Siddons describes the sensuousness of life in the U.S. South: “That sinuous southern life,...
Observations on growing older
by Lora Ann Huff
Suffering from writer’s block, I decided to share some amusing observations I found on growing older. It’s amazing how familiar some...
'Happy trails?' What would Roy and Dale think today?
by Lora Ann Huff
What a contrast! Before sitting down to write, I had been listening to the King of the Cowboys, Roy Rogers, sing “Happy Trails to Yo...
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