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Barbecue and entertainment binge set for weekend
by Steve Beavers
It's time to pig out in downtown Corinth. The 24th Annual Hog Wild BBQ Festival will provide people a chance go on a barbecue and entertainment binge the next three days. "I can almost smell the BBQ already," said Main Street Director Taylor Coombs. Hog Wild fun gets started tonight at 6 p.m. PBJ Happee Days Shows, from Marion, Ark., will open its carnival gates at 6 p.m. The carnival is locate...
Old Tishomingo genealogy fair set
by Steve Beavers
Noted researchers are ready to pass on tips when it comes to the who, what, when and where of tracking down genealogy. The Alcorn County Genealogical Society will host the Old Tishomingo County Genealogy Fair on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Alcorn County Courthouse. The fair is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Three guest speakers will highlight the day of information. Dr. Ben Earl Kitchens will also atten...
Local Kiwanis supports childre...
The Corinth Kiwanis Club is encouraging other groups and businesses to donate and pledge their su...
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Quilters keep tradition alive
Quilting isn’t a dying art form, according to the women of the Corinth Quilt Guild. The group of ...
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Two charged with drug offense
A traffic stop on Monday led to felony drug charges for two. Charged with felony possession of me...
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Fleeing suspect faces charges ...
A man who led authorities on a chase across three states following a hit-and-run crash in Selmer,...
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Fire damages downtown building
A FedEx driver's delivery was just on time. Donta Smith stopped to tell Joe's Shoe Store employee...
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Sports
Lady Warriors eliminated
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Lady Warriors went from seeking a fourth straight appearance in the Class 4A North Half Championship series, to playing out the string. And it was courtesy anot...
Kossuth, BHS fall in leag...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Kossuth Lady Aggies will go into the postseason as the No. 2 seed from Division 1-3A after Booneville took a 20-14 win in a slugfest. Booneville improved to 18-2 overal...
No. 11 Mississippi prepar...
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Lane Kiffin has opened up the once-vanilla Alabama offense and the first-year offensive coordinator has the Crimson Tide piling up passing yards and points. Slowi...
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
For the second week in a row, a blind draw was needed to determine the weekly winner in the annual Pigskin Picks. Once again, a prev...
No. 11 Rebels lean on strong defense
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi's offense is a little inconsistent and the special teams suddenly have some problems. But through four games, ...
Wild, wild SEC West set for historic day
by The Associated Press
Three teams from the Southeastern Conference's powerful Western Division are finally going down. That much is assured on Saturday, w...
Aggies roll in Homecoming matchup
by Anson Keith
KOSSUTH -- The Kossuth Aggies and fans came to crown a queen and take care of business Friday night and they did just that -- rollin...
Bulldogs bark, bite way to blowout win
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Warriors knew they’d have their hands full with Aberdeen on Friday. They also inflicted injury upon themselves, committi...
Opinion
Concerns over finances at...
by Harrison Childs
To the editor, I have more concerns about finances at the Alcorn County Electric (ACE) Power Company. It was reported to the members/owners on Aug. 6, 2013 by ACE Manager J...
The incredibly insipid Wa...
by Rich Lowry
The "war on women" is back, and more tendentious than ever. Democrats are replaying one of their greatest hits of 2012 in their furious battle to minimize their midterm los...
Nursing home cameras rais...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Far more than the Byzantine political considerations, the Cochran nursing home photo uproar raised issues that have absolutely nothing to do with politics and ...
What Jack Ma can re-teach America
by Cal Thomas
In the fairy tale "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers a...
Mississippi is right in middle of dominance
by Wyatt Emmerich
Mississippians are the most passionate football fans in the country, or so I remember reading in a survey a few years ago. I have no...
Why has immigration shifted?
by Michael Barone
What should we do about immigration policy? It's a question many are asking, and some useful perspective comes from an article in Fo...
The climate march to nowhere
by Rich Lowry
Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan, N.Y., in the hundreds of thousands over the weekend to demand interna...
Bomb ISIS oil fields
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Good for President Obama for bombing ISIS. And good that this is no token bombing but a real full-scale air offensive. And good that...
Crossroads
‘Equalizer’: Helping the ...
by Terry Burns
The Equalizer, R, *****Plus, Denzel Washington, Chloe Grace Mortez, Martin Csokas. Columbia Pictures. Director Antonio Fuqua. Length: 131 minutes of entertainment. The film...
Have your spirits been li...
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you love to hear good news once in a while? I’ve often said I wish there was a TV station that broadcasts only good news because I get so tired of hearing about all t...
Blues are distinctly Amer...
by Stacy Jones
An American genre of music got its start around the turn of the century. According to the story that has been passed down through generations, W.C. Handy, who often took th...
'Tombstones': Bad guys and extremely bad guys
by Terry Burns
A Walk Among the Tombstones, R, ***, Liam Neeson, Don Stevens, David Harbor, Astro or birth name Brian Bradley. Cross Creek Pictures...
Southern women remain an eclectic, distinct group
by Stacy Jones
Southern women are lively, interesting characters. A couple of friends reminded me of that fact this past week. First, the Miss Amer...
Remembering the music of the Statler Brothers
by Lora Ann Huff
Watching a recent TV replay of a retirement concert by the Statler Brothers, I remembered the days when as a teenager, I began to lo...
Trains remain part of downtown Corinth’s character
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 ba...
Wonderful muscadines bring back memories
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 ba...
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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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