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City awards traffic signal upgrade job for Shiloh and Harper
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth is moving ahead with plans for improved traffic signalization at the busy intersection of Shiloh, Kendrick and Harper Roads. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen this week accepted the low quote of $29,573 from DeSoto County Electric of Horn Lake. A competing quote of $56,000 was submitted by Wade Electric. The city does not know exactly when the contractor will install the new traffic signa...
Holiday closing, garbage schedules set
by Jebb Johnston
With Christmas and New Year’s day falling on Thursdays, a hodgepodge of closings and garbage collection schedules are coming up in the next couple of weeks. The governor has made it optional whether agencies are taking off on Christmas eve or the day after Christmas as the bonus day off. City, county closings For Christmas, the City of Corinth’s administrative offices at City Hall will be close...
New church aims to bring grace...
The New Year will see a new church added to the area. Grace Community Church will open its doors ...
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Food ministry celebrates giving
Thursday was a time of celebration at Tate Baptist Church. Those on hand for the Bread of Life Fo...
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Corinth leaders push for speci...
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen is asking local legislators to support a bill that would ...
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Paving will follow Webster uti...
After some sewer line repairs, the affected section of Webster Street is going to be resurfaced, ...
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Orchestra gets event funding
The decision of the Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Board was music to the ears of th...
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Sports
Baldwyn takes two at Bigg...
by H. Lee Smith II
BIGGERSVILLE -- The schedule didn’t play out well for the Biggersville Lions. Looking to extend a two-game winning streak, Biggersville ran into Baldwyn on Thursday and the...
Davis tabbed Tigers' 14th...
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Greg Davis will assume the duties of head football coach at Northeast Mississippi Community College effective January 1, 2015. Davis is the 14th headman for a...
White lifts Ole Miss past...
by The Associated Press
OXFORD -- LaDarius White scored a career-high 26 points, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lift Mississippi to a 71-68 win over Coastal Carolina on Thursday. Jarvis S...
Menu filled heading into annual break
by H. Lee Smith II
Fifteen games over five days remain on the Alcorn County slate before the annual Christmas break. After a light November schedule, C...
Georgia 's Bobo interviews at CSU
by The Associated Press
ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo has interviewed for the vacant head coaching job at Colorado State. Bulldogs ...
Rose Bowl a familiar setting for FSU
by The Associated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Second-ranked and undefeated Florida State begins its postseason quest for a second consecutive national champi...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Standings and results from recent league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Rebel Volunteer 12-11 Corinth Automotive 37-19 Sweeter Than ...
NEMCC’s Ivy earns state award
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Northeast Mississippi Community College women’s basketball standout Aushiana Ivy broke free of a recent slump on the c...
Opinion
Torture report is wasteful
by Ben Carson
The recent release of a Senate report commissioned by Democrats regarding torture of terrorism suspects in order to obtain vital information was a waste of $40 million of t...
The rules of war need upd...
by Cal Thomas
The attack on a cafe in Sydney, Australia, by a self-described Islamic cleric with a long police record, left two hostages dead, along with the cleric, one Man Haron Monis....
Health rankings reflect h...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – In actual distance, it’s about 63 miles from Southaven in DeSoto County to Marks in Quitman County in Mississippi. But in terms of the relative health and long...
We'll have a blue Christmas
by Rheta Johnson
PINE LEVEL, Ala. – Mother loves Christmas, so upon release from a recent hospital stay – the first of two in two weeks – she directe...
Mitt just keeps coming back
by Roger Simon
Mitt Romney has become the acid reflux candidate. He just keeps coming back up. There has been poll after poll, story after story, a...
The emerging Latino divide
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Tear up the textbooks, a new pattern may be emerging among Latino voters. The conventional wisdom – that Hispanics habitually vote D...
The left's lawless shock troops
by Rich Lowry
Anti-police protesters have found their enemy, and it is commuters and shoppers. The protest movement that has sprung up in the wake...
Tortured reasoning
by Thomas Sowell
Critics and defenders of the harsh interrogation methods applied to captured terrorists can argue forever over whether those methods...
Crossroads
Christmas Joy
by Lora Ann Huff
“In the first light of a new day, no one knew he had arrived; things continued as they had been while a newborn softly cried. But the heavens wrapped in wonder, knew the me...
Christmas holiday has roo...
by Stacy Jones
On “the darkest evening of the year,” as he describes it in the poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” poet Robert Frost’s speaker muses over the conflict between obl...
The holiday elf sensation
by Stacy Jones
In 2005, author Carol Aeborsold self-published a book that would create a new holiday institution. The subject of the book was an elf who oversaw and reported children’s be...
Sharing friends’ and family’s favorite recipes
by Sue Bronson
The story goes that once upon a time when cousin Billy was eating at a restaurant, the waitress asked if he wanted dessert. She prai...
Christ in Christmas
by Lora Ann Huff
Much has been said and written the last few years about an effort by some to change the term “Christmas” to “holiday” or some other ...
Best-loved Christmas movie has interesting setting and inspiring plot
by Stacy Jones
Sit back for a moment: you are now in Bedford Falls, as the sign reads in the movie. The snow is falling, and Harry Bailey is on his...
Western movie tells unusual, creative story
by Terry Burns
Homesman, R, *****, Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, John Lithgow, James Spader. EuropCorp. Director Tommy Lee Jones. Length 122 minut...
Common Core Standards are good, despite legislator’s claims
by Stacy Jones
This week Mississippi’s Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves jumped into the educational foray. Reeves proposes that the state of Mississ...
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Philip Henson (George) and Channing Palmer (Mary) are part of the 46-member cast of "It's a Wonderful Life." / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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