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Career choices: Campers explore opportunities
by Michael H. Miller
Mark Rowan of Baldwyn wants to be a music producer when he grows up. Thanks to the lessons he and the other campers acquired at the Northeast Mississippi Community College TIGER Manufacturing Camp at the Northeast at Corinth campus this week, Rowan knows that there are other opportunities out there. “They told me when I get ready to start my own business; I need to do something to set myself ap...
Officials: New bid process causes concern
by Jebb Johnston
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors is joining others to express concern about new requirements for the bidding process set to take effect at the beginning of 2018. House Bill 1106, which was signed by the governor in April, requires governing authorities to provide “a secure electronic interactive system for the submittal of bids requiring competitive bidding” as an additional option for bi...
Latimore, blues artists ready to rock arena
by L.A. Story
The Crossroads Arena will be reaching down soul deep to “turn up the blues” on Saturday night. J&S Sound and Productions will present “Let’s Turn up the Blues” at the Crossroads Arena Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. The show boasts a crew of experienced blues artists and features headliner, Latimore, who was recently inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. “This concert is going to be a magnificent ...
City board approves several zone changes
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth aldermen gave approval to several zoning changes Tuesday evening. The meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen also saw action on the request for veterans’ parking spaces, ongoing property cleanup issues and a request to vacate a portion of Gant Street. A couple of interested properties owners were present regarding the zone change from heavy industrial to C-2 commercial for a stretch...
County, city schools to host o...
More than two dozen orientation and open house meetings are set for the upcoming week as Corinth ...
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Groups to explore Old Tishomin...
Who do you think you are? The genealogical societies in Alcorn, Tishomingo and Prentiss counties ...
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City pursues bond issue for in...
“Infrastructure” is at the top of the list again as the Corinth Board of Aldermen pursues a new g...
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Supervisors see no need to dem...
Alcorn County supervisors are looking to the parks and recreation commission to decide whether th...
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Tishomingo County man shot, br...
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A 25-year-old Tishomingo County man has been charged with aggravated assault ...
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Class makes postcards from the...
A class recently held at the Mississippi State University Extension Service helped teach students...
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Rain delay: 'Jaws' chews way t...
The results are in and although top ranked Joey “Jaws” Chestnut didn’t break any records, he did ...
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Inmate records prison shakedown
An inmate at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility recorded the aftermath of last week...
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ALDI, Marshalls coming to Corinth
Some doors have closed, but others are opening. Southeast Real Estate Development Group, develope...
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Four suspects arrested in Waln...
WALNUT — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...
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Prison cook arrested for havin...
A 51-year-old Corinth kitchen cook at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility faces crim...
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Festival salutes famous sandwich
The ultimate Corinth delicacy will be honored and devoured by many this weekend. Main Street Cori...
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Sports
Coming Up Saturday
by the Daily Corinthian
Coming Up Saturday in the Daily Corinthian sports pages ‘Ask Kent’ returns and will center around the question ‘who is the best quarterback in the SEC’? The answer may surp...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, August 10 Corinth will hold an intrasquad scrimmage and ‘Meet The Warriors’ at Warrior Stadium II, 6 pm Friday, August 11 HS Football Jamborees Alcorn Central @ B...
Williams tabbed for Doak Walker Award
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State junior running back Aeris Williams was announced as a preseason Doak Walker Award candidate, t...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Ramer City Park will be conducting fall soccer sign-ups beginning July 22 at the park concession stand from 10A-1P for four consecu...
New Feature Is Here
by the Daily Corinthian
A new feature has arrived here at the Daily Corinthian sports department and we want you to be part of it. It’s called ‘At Play In T...
Fitzgerald on Unitas, O'Brien Awards watch lists
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Junior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald continues to reel in preseason recognition after being tabbed to both the Dav...
Opinion
Wicker calls for action o...
by Sen. Roger Wicker
I welcome the recent announcement that the Senate will remain in session during the August weeks traditionally dedicated to state work. For months, Democrats have been usin...
Liberal values are bankru...
by Star Parker
Recently, Gallup published the results of its annual Values and Beliefs poll. The headline of the report speaks for itself: "Americans Hold Record Liberal Views on Most Mor...
The real crimes of Russia...
by Pat Buchanan
For a year, the big question of Russiagate has boiled down to this: Did Donald Trump's campaign collude with the Russians in hacking the DNC? And until last week, the answe...
Anti-Trump overreach could backfire
by Michael Barone
Overreach. Donald Trump seems to have an uncanny knack for prompting overreach by his opponents and critics. This often hurts him an...
Some things stay the same
by Cal Thomas
"The more things change, the more they stay the same."(French proverb) While scanning YouTube videos, I came across an appearance by...
Medicaid cuts can be cushioned
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Moderate Republicans profess to be concerned about cuts in Medicaid spending in the new, improved Senate Obamacare replacement bill....
‘Silo’ generation seeks ‘everything’ communities
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — The new crop of Americans has several markers, experts say. One helps explain why fewer of them choose to live in Mississip...
Cool treats define summer
by Lenore Skenazy
Cold, delicious and on a stick. Who do we have to thank for that combo? Well, if it weren't for Frank Epperson, we wouldn't have the...
Crossroads
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 t...
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’re pulling a 16’ livestock trailer and yo...
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. ...
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...
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...
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