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Forecast calls for severe thunderstorms
by Zack Steen
Today’s forecast for the Crossroads area includes another strong risk of thunderstorms and possible tornadoes. The severe-weather risk is moderate — the second-highest classification from the Storm Prediction Center. Forecasters said they expect “an active severe weather event” Thursday in an area stretching from New Orleans to Cincinnati with the biggest risk for severe storms in northern Miss...
'Blind eyes now see' — Author provides testimony of miracles, power of faith
by L.A. Story
IUKA — If anyone wants to question the power of faith, they can look to author and speaker Marolyn Ford because she was literally blind and now can see. Marolyn Ford, noted author of “These Blind Eyes Now See” gave her testimony at a luncheon hosted Tuesday by Rhonda and Lauren Nunley of Pray Pottery and held at Cafe Memories. Ford’s story is one which is well-known to many who have attended on...
City reappoints three to various boards
by Jebb Johnston
The latest session of the Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen included reappointment of four individuals to boards and commissions. Staying on the Corinth Historic Preservation Commission are Robert G. Moore Jr., the current chairman; Laura Albright; and Claire Stanley. The appointments are for three years. The board reappointed Robert Williams to a five-year term on the planning commission and...
Farmington allows metal detecting for one day
by Zack Steen
FARMINGTON — The City of Farmington is doing something municipalities rarely do. For one day only, officials are allowing relic hunters to metal detect on city property. It’s the idea behind the city’s latest fundraiser, Finders Keepers. “We had so many calls asking us to allow metal detecting on the new park property, so the Board of Alderman decided to do it for one day only as a park fundrai...
Smith gets 10 years in child a...
A Corinth man will serve the maximum possible sentence on charges of aggravated assault of a chil...
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Deadline Saturday for homestea...
The Alcorn County Tax Assessor’s Office is opening on Saturday to help people avoid missing a tax...
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Mystery solved: Story inspires...
A Corinth woman discovered a mystery through a piece of “carport junk” she found in 1989, but a f...
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Tornado warning: Storm spotter...
No damage was reported Monday afternoon after a tornado briefly touched down in northern Alcorn C...
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Grandfather, grandkid 
die in ...
A Prentiss County grandfather and granddaughter have died after the vehicle they were traveling i...
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Officials seize 3 pounds of me...
Narcotics officers seized just over three pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of over $...
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Woman found in shop building, ...
A 30-year-old Benton County woman faces three felony charges after sheriff's deputies found her i...
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Volunteer firefighter arrested...
The secretary-treasurer of a local volunteer fire department has been arrested for embezzlement o...
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County restructures debt for b...
With the restructuring of debt tied to the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility and assoc...
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Lost in time: Eyeglass case be...
A Corinth woman bought a piece of “junk” at a carport sale in 1989, but it wasn’t until this year...
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Bill would require back seat p...
Buckle up everybody ... it may soon be the law. If Gov. Phil Bryant approves SB 2724, a new law m...
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Committee postpones Crossroads...
The Crossroads Chili Cookoff will return this year ... just not in April. Normally held the first...
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Sports
Northeast Hosting Basketb...
by Northeast Sports Information
BOONEVILLE, Miss. - After another sensational campaign on the court, the tradition-rich Northeast Mississippi Community College basketball programs are looking for addition...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Tuesday, March 28) HS Baseball New Site 6 Alcorn Central 1 NS 020 300 1 - 6 7 0 AC 010 000 o - 1 5 2 (WP) Avery Barnes (LP) Tate Perriman; Multiple Hits: (NS) Jonathan Hic...
Warriors, Lions Earn Wins On The Diamond
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
On a warm and breezy Tuesday evening, much unlike the severe weather that passed thru on Monday, Corinth kept their winning streak g...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•The Junior Auxiliary of Corinth will host a ‘glow in the dark’ golf tournament on Friday, April 7 at Shiloh Ridge. The cost is $65 ...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, March 28 HS Baseball Biggersville @ Wheeler (JV & V), 5 Alcorn Central @ New Site, 6 Pontotoc @ Corinth (JV & V), 5 Boonevi...
Kent's Corner: Will Carolina Be Blue After Final Four?
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Following a week away, I return with the latest edition of Kent’s Corner. And this time we’re not gonna talk rules, NCAA politics or...
Opinion
Emperor with no close
by Rheta Johnson
Just a few thoughts about the Emperor with no close on his deal, as he struts about playing a new blame game: Donald Trump is no more about helping working people than a st...
Did the Republicans win b...
by Pat Buchanan
Did the Freedom Caucus just pull the Republican Party back off the ledge, before it jumped to its death? A case can be made for that. Before the American Health Care Act, a...
The Freedom Caucus is tod...
by Star Parker
The House Freedom Caucus and its chairman, North Carolina Republican Congressman Mark Meadows, are taking flak, many saying they are responsible for the failure to pass the...
The Obama plot to sabotage Trump
by Pat Buchanan
Devin Nunes just set the cat down among the pigeons. Two days after FBI Director James Comey assured us there was no truth to Presid...
Financial health of state’s hospitals on a roller coaster
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — A healthier Mississippi with more medical services, specifically for the underserved, was a hallmark of Gov. Phil Bryant’s ...
Legislators have busy week
by Rep. Bubba Carpenter
At this point in the session at the end of last week, a majority of bills have either been sent to the governor to be signed into la...
Taxpayers were already obligated to provide indigent care
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE  – Perhaps the most frustrating fallout from the ongoing national struggle over “repealing and replacing” the Affordable ...
Governor continues support for Trump
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's governor, after serving as a campaign surrogate for Donald Trump, continues to provide high prof...
Crossroads
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 the reason for all the ups and downs and t...
Neighborhood theater oper...
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 theater and the oldest operating cinema...
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 reusable “green bags,” but it’s worth thinkin...
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...
Annual celebration takes root in European and American tradition
by Stacy Jones
Fat Tuesday has come and gone once again. One would think that those across the Bible Belt would celebrate Mardi Gras, the French ph...
Forty-year-old legislation continues to protect rights of those involved in education
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Titl...
Murphy's Law applies to motherhood
by Lora Ann Huff
While sitting in a doctor’s office the other day, I saw a framed list of Murphy’s Law scenarios and was laughing out loud before the...
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