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Corinth mayor proposes more improvements
by Jebb Johnston
Mayor Tommy Irwin is proposing the city dip into reserve funds for another round of infrastructure improvements. He discussed the proposal with the Board of Aldermen in Tuesday’s meeting. The mayor would like to see $125,000 designated for each of the five wards, and he would also select projects with another $125,000, for a total of $750,000. “I want you to consider that strongly,” he told the...
Church presents 'Remember the Magic'
by Steve Beavers
SELMER, TENN. – Decisions, decisions, decisions. Each day individuals make thousands, but only one will determine where they spend eternity. First Baptist Church-Selmer hopes to lead people in the right choice through a relationship with Jesus Christ when it kicks off its 11th Annual Judgement House on Saturday. "Remember the Magic" is set for Saturday and Sunday from 4-9 p.m. The free drama wi...
Parkway, 72 bids come in too high
Contractors’ bids were deemed “really high” Thursday morning on the South Parkway and Highway 72 ...
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Senior Expo offers ‘fun, fiddl...
SAVANNAH, Tenn. -- Senior citizens will have an opportunity to learn more about taking care of th...
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Shiloh visitor center will clo...
SHILOH, Tenn. -- The National Park Service Visitor Center located at Shiloh Battlefield is schedu...
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Shiloh hosts Living History De...
SHILOH, Tenn. – Park rangers at Shiloh National Military Park will present living history demonst...
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Aldermen reject zoning varianc...
Neighbors spoke out against the opening of a veterinary clinic on Shiloh Road during Tuesday nigh...
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Sports
Central boys win 5th on t...
by H. Lee Smith II
The National Basketball Association recognizes the “Sixth Man of the Year.” Last Thursday at the University School of Jackson (Tenn.) Invitational, Austin McAlister earned ...
Aggies win at New Site
by H. Lee Smith II
The Kossuth High School boys’ cross country team will head to the Division 1-3A Meet on a winning note. The Aggies claimed the title at the New Site Invitational held this ...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Monday Major 10-27 3 Nuts & A Bolt 24-8 Crow Hop Krew 18.5-13.5 Shot Who??? 18-14 Wendy’s Baconators 18-14 Outlaws...
CHS rolls in volleyball playoffs
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth High School needed just three sets to garner the volleyball program’s third playoff victory. The Lady Warriors (21-9) droppe...
No. 3 Ole Miss relies on tough defense
by David Brandt
Statistics might not tell the whole story about how good No. 3 Mississippi's defense has been this season. But it's certainly a good...
MSU back at practice, works on Kentucky
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State has spent the past month obliterating stereotypes about the program, ignoring a mediocre history and...
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
Peggy Shinar claimed the Week 8 edition of Pigskin Picks, going 12-1. Three entries among the 47 total went 11-2. Shinar lost the Wa...
Less flash, more wins for Wallace, Ole Miss
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze knows his quarterback Bo Wallace can throw for 300 or even close to 400 yards on just about ...
Opinion
Editorial demagoguery mig...
by Thomas Sowell
The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls “predatory lending.” Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest rate than...
Does the end of history r...
by Michael Barone
Francis Fukuyama picked an auspicious publication date for his latest book, “Political Order and Political Decay.” The news is full of stories of political decay: the Cente...
The price of papal popula...
by Pat Buchanan
Normally a synod of Catholic bishops does not provide fireworks rivaling the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where Mayor Richard Daley’s boys in blue ran up...
The self-indulgent triviality of Ferguson protests
by Rich Lowry
It wasn’t so long ago that Ferguson, Mo., was supposed to be an American morality tale of racism, the militarization of police and a...
Houston’s First Amendment problem
by Ben Carson
The recent questionably unconstitutional moves by the Houston city council to subpoena the sermons of five area ministers, as well a...
Decision upholding Photo ID Law can help one-party nation plan
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Those trying to stop Obama from turning America into a one-party nation should hail a recent Supreme Court decision upholding the Te...
Fear can be a good thing
by Roger Simon
Can you get the light out of my eyes? No. Can you loosen the handcuffs? No. Why am I here? You coughed. Coughing is a symptom of Ebo...
Ebola is low on list of fears
by Rheta Johnson
The dogs and I were out for a walk in a city of half a million recently, waiting our turn to use the crosswalk at a busy intersectio...
Crossroads
Train travel affords scen...
by Stacy Jones
I probably fell in love with train travel the way that many other Americans did: by seeing it romanticized in movies and television shows. There was an unmatched savoir fai...
Pursuit of happiness or h...
by Terry Burns
Hector and The Search for Happiness, R, ****, Simon Pegg, Rosanund Pike, Jean Reno, Stellan Skarsgaird, Christopher Plummer, Ming Zhao, Toni Collette. Relativity Media. Dir...
Turnip Green Cookoff high...
by Stacy Jones
Returning after school to a home where my mother regularly cooked turnip greens for dinner was a distinct experience. The air was filled with an aroma that is difficult to ...
Grocery Shopping
by Lora Ann Huff
A news item caught my eye the other day and was rather disturbing. The quote was something like “Are America’s supermarkets in troub...
Festival affords taste of classic New Orleans lyricist
by Stacy Jones
Some days you just need a little gris-gris. Originating in West Africa as part of the voodoo tradition, gris-gris consists of an amu...
Here comes 'The Judge'
by Terry Burns
The Judge, R, ****, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Verga Farnigu, Billy Bob Thornton. Warner Bros. Director David Dobkin. Length ...
CT-A’s Becky’s New Car drives audience between reality and fantasy
by Stacy Jones
We all encounter instances in our lives when we would love, even momentarily, the opportunity to escape what may seem the humdrum qu...
Clothes Lines
by Lora Ann Huff
While having a telephone conversation with my friend in Columbus the other day, she mentioned she had just hung her wash out on the ...
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Supply Sergeant Glen R. Marsh (from left), Rickey Crane with Veterans and Family Honors and MS Project Package Coordinator and Founder Rickey Pope put together a care package to be mailed to a deployed mid-south soldier in Iraq. / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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