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Shelter supporters pack county supervisors' meeting
by Jebb Johnston
County supervisors and Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter Director Charlotte Doehner agreed on Monday that a plan consisting of more than an infusion of funds is needed to deal with unwanted animals. Addressing the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors before a packed room of shelter supporters in an hour-long discussion, Doehner said the solutions are within the county’s reach. “It’s a proven method, ...
Northeast College sees enrollment increase
by Jebb Johnston
An unexpected spike in student enrollment accompanied the start of a new year at Northeast Mississippi Community College. “We have about 400 students that we had not anticipated,” College President Johnny Allen told the Board of Supervisors during his annual report on Monday. The increase pushed total enrollment to about 3,600, including 818 students from Alcorn County. Enrollment among the fiv...
Biker friends host 'bike nights'
Held since August of last year, the local Bike Nights were created as a way to bring the biker co...
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Volunteers bring flair to fair
I need a volunteer. The phrase often goes unnoticed when it comes to getting help on an important...
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Symphony hosts wine and cheese...
In an effort to raise funds that are vital to their continuance, the Corinth Symphony Orchestra i...
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Corinth set for Democratic pri...
Corinth City Hall is preparing for a moderate voter turnout Tuesday as the Democratic primary bri...
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Rehab unit helps firemen do th...
BIGGERSVILLE – When the heat is on, Biggersville Fire & Rescue Rehab is there. Volunteers with th...
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Sports
Pigskin Picks
by by Pigskin Pete
This week’s winner was Dan Marsh, who was a perfect 13-0. Matthew Bobo also turned in a clean sheet, but was 11 points behind Marsh on the tiebreaker. No fewer than 10 of t...
LSU expects toughest matc...
by The Associated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The early season performances of Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott have gotten the attention of LSU coach Les Miles. "Dak Prescott is as good a...
SEC West dominant through...
by The Associated Press
Outside of the Southeastern Conference's footprint, it's become commonplace to hope for stumbles by college football's most dominant league. There's only one problem with t...
Corinth wins two of three in own tournament
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth swept its season series with Kossuth, but couldn’t avenge an earlier loss to Class 3A contender Nettleton on Saturday. The L...
Rebs have no trouble with Ragin’ Cajuns
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Bo Wallace's first throw was perfect — a 25-yard strike that Vince Sanders caught in stride for a big gain. Mississippi's ...
Mississippi St. rolls past South Alabama
by The Associated Press
MOBILE, Ala. -- The first sellout in South Alabama's six years as a football program was not enough to upset Southeastern Conference...
Aggies record first shutout over TC
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- Weston Bobo threw for three touchdowns and rushed for a fourth as Kossuth avenged its second loss from the 2013 season wi...
Booneville rallies past rival Warriors
by H. Lee Smith II
BOONEVILLE -- The Booneville Blue Devils saved their best for last. In a back-and-forth game, the Booneville defense came up with tw...
Opinion
Nunnelee looks more than ...
by Sid Salter
TUPELO — One bright spot during the visitation and funeral of Mississippi State University radio broadcaster Jack Cristil was the opportunity to see and talk with my old co...
Why Hillary hates Iowa
by Roger Simon
INDIANOLA, Iowa — “Hello, Iowa!” says Hillary Clinton, who has not set foot in Iowa for six years and eight months and in fact, until quite recently, has loathed the place....
Snap out of it, Mr. Presi...
by Roger Simon
I wish the president would go golfing again. Really. He skipped it Sunday, a beautiful day, because he wanted to show the nation that he now finally understands the bad “op...
August jobs data point way toward GOP victory
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Amid the media focus on the basic data in the August jobs report – that the economy “added” 143,000 jobs – is the figure that will u...
Crime and punishment, with compassion
by Ben Carson
The incident in which Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice savagely beat his fiancee in an elevator has garnered much attention, l...
A lady in legendary Sun Studio
by Rheta Johnson
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — While thousands were touring Graceland during Elvis Week last month, a retired English professor from Baton Rouge s...
The McDonnell verdict
by Cal Thomas
The soap opera that played out in Richmond these last weeks and ended with the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife...
Bluster, bluff in the Baltic
by Pat Buchanan
“I say to the people of Estonia and the people of the Baltics, today we are bound by our treaty alliance. ... Article 5 is crystal c...
Crossroads
Trains remain part of dow...
by Stacy Jones
Where I live in downtown Corinth, every day is like the opening of the Johnny Cash song “Fulsom Prison Blues”— without the prison bars. A block away from the railroad cross...
Wonderful muscadines brin...
by Lora Ann Huff
Browsing through the fresh produce in the grocery section of our local super store, I got a whiff of a unique smell that takes me back to my childhood. I was picking throug...
A list of movies to be re...
by Terry Burns
Maybe this will be a handy sheet for movies that just might be worth the time. Doing this by the month should make for a list worth the read, since the films will be playin...
Govan sang “sweet soul music” with distinct Memphis style
by Stacy Jones
He may not be a household name like Otis Redding, the singer to whom he was most often compared, but Memphis musician James Govan wa...
After November passes through nothing will live
by Terry Burns
he November Man, R, ***, Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko. Dreamline. Director Roger Donaldson. Time 1 hour 48 minutes. “...
Children and the Bible
by Lora Ann Huff
Children never cease to amaze us – they obviously listen when we think their minds are otherwise occupied and they come up with conc...
Little ones demonstrate that time is precious
by Lora Ann Huff
“What’s this?” Grandson Hayden asked as he reached to pick up the round, black thing on our bedside table. I laughed and said, “That...
Gritty writer elicits truth in novels, poetry
by Stacy Jones
He’s probably not a writer that most students read in school. Likely, his choice of language and overt themes would prevent his work...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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