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Officials arrest 
pair of storage 
building burglars
by Jebb Johnston
Both city and county law enforcement recently made arrests in the burglary of commercial storage buildings. Billy Mullins, 33, of Thomas Street, Corinth, was arrested by the Corinth Police Department and charged with burglary of a commercial building. After his release on bond last week, he was picked up by the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department and charged with two counts of burglary of a comm...
Corinth family loses Gatlinburg home
by Zack Steen
GATLINBURG, Tenn. – “Daddy knelt down in the center of the charred rubble that used to be our home, and prayed ... it was the most powerful prayer I’d ever heard,” said 16-year-old Stanton Sweeney. It was six days ago when the former Corinth teenager and his family lost their beloved cabin to the Great Smoky Mountains firestorm disaster. The death toll following the wildfire, which swept over 1...
Author: Baseball brings people together
by Jebb Johnston
Trivial or historical, Phil Dixon knows the baseball diamond. The author is the next speaker in conjunction with the Smithsonian’s “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” exhibit. Appearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Crossroads Museum, Dixon is the author of “The Negro Baseball Leagues — A Photographic History” and co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. Dixon will focu...
2016 Lighthouse Toy Store
seeks donations, volunteers
by Brant Sappington
A pair of training sessions are set for this week as the Lighthouse Foundation gears up for Toy Store 2016. Foundation Executive Director Gary Caveness said they have approximately 1,500 children registered to receive gifts through the annual program and donations and volunteers are still needed to make it happen. Volunteer training sessions are set for 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. this Monday and Tuesday....
School district makes large de...
Debt is being made off in the Alcorn School District. The county school district has paid almost ...
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Grants available to local arts...
With the common goal to improve the arts in the Crossroads community, Corinth Theatre-Arts hosted...
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Stickland Bridge Wreck
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a two-car wreck with injuries which happened just...
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Main Street postpones Christma...
“Rockin’ Around the Block” has a new date. Main Street Corinth has postponed the Corinth/Alcorn C...
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Tree tradition celebrates Chri...
The community is invited to experience the heavenly sounds of the season at the First Baptist Chu...
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Symphony brings sounds of the ...
In anticipation of a joyous Noel, the Corinth Symphony Orchestra is preparing to present its seco...
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Arrest made in 
auto burglary
Corinth police apprehended another alleged car burglar. Corey McGaha, 38, of Johns Street, was ar...
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School district approves two r...
While repairs begin on deteriorated roofs at two county schools, the need for an additional multi...
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Corinth Symphony Orchestra to ...
In anticipation of a joyous Noel, the Corinth Symphony Orchestra is preparing to present its seco...
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NEMCC expands fitness program
Northeast Mississippi Community College is ready to take its culture of fitness to the community....
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Boys & Girls Club president of...
Dark clouds are hanging over the youth of America, but the young people at the Boys & Girls Club ...
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R&B star coming to arena
The soulful sound of R&B will rock Corinth this weekend. Set for 9 p.m. on Saturday at the Crossr...
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Sports
Local Scoreboard 2
Girls Kossuth 55 Amory 52, OT Kossuth 12 13 18 8 4 - 55 Amory 9 15 10 17 1 - 52 (KHS) Morgan Hodum 31; Lydia Lee10 Boys Kossuth 67 Amory 48 Kossuth 20 10 15 22 - 67 Amory 1...
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HS Basketball (From Tuesday, November 29) (B) Southaven 54 Corinthn 50 SHS 14 15 13 10 - 54 CHS 12 20 6 12 - 50 (CHS) Cole McGrath 16, Mikey McIntosh 8, Tada Strickland 8 (...
Local Sports Recap 12.02
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Splits happen all the time in bowling. They also happen with basketball games. Biggersville hosted Tupelo Christian Prep School (TCPS) last night and broke even. The Lady E...
Local Schedule
Saturday, December 3 HS Basketball (B) Corinth (at Smithville Shootout) (Doc vandiver Classic: Baldwyn) Biggersville (Boys and Girls...
What's Happening Around Here?
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
As the old cliche goes ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year’. Besides the fact that it is definitely a wonderful time of year- ...
Local Schedule
Thursday, December 1 Basketball Pine Grove @ Walnut, 6 Falkner @ Thrasher, 6 McNairy Central @ Milan JC Basketball West Kentucky @ N...
Miss State/Ole Miss Season Wrapup
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
I called it last week in my Friday picks. Mississippi State will win against Ole Miss. I also mentioned that it hurt me inside to ma...
BB Games Cancelled
Games Cancelled Due to the threat of severe weather last night most schools cancelled their regularly scheduled games and reschedule...
Opinion
Democrats and the Nazi card
by Larry Elder
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the odds-on favorite to become the Democratic National Committee's chairman, had a long association with the anti-Semitic Nation of Islam. He c...
The Populist-nationalist ...
by Pat Buchanan
Now that the British have voted to secede from the European Union and America has chosen a president who has never before held public office, the French appear to be follow...
DeVos: A great pick for e...
by Star Parker
If the teachers unions are outraged by Donald Trump's selection of Betsy DeVos as the new secretary of education, our president-elect must have made a good choice. The two ...
Unless fillibuster ends, court won't change
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Changing the Supreme Court is at the core of the Republican Party agenda this year. With one seat vacant and several other justices ...
Can Democrats quit identity politics?
by Rich Lowry
For the Democrats, no activity is immune from reflexive accusations of sexism and racism, not even soul-searching. The initial poste...
What will Trump do for infrastructure?
by Michael Barone
In May 1986, a 39-year-old Manhattan real estate developer named Donald Trump promised to get Wollman Rink in Central Park up and ru...
Look at a real e-mail scandal
by Joe Conason
For well over a year, Donald Trump ranted constantly about the woman he smeared as "Crooked Hillary," insisting that her alleged dis...
Lucinda lived flat-out
by Rheta Johnson
Lucinda deserves an obituary. She was an unforgettable little dickens. Not even 20 pounds, such a mix that no breed dominated, the d...
Crossroads
Destruction of East Tenne...
After marrying an East Tennessean, I became one for eight years. It was my home. I was thus saddened to hear of the wildfires this week that destroyed homes, businesses, an...
We are all broken and nee...
by Lora Ann Huff
Asking questions and offering consolation as the lady shared her story, Naomi’s friend said, “Do you ever think about going to church?” Having a muddled view of “religion” ...
Accuracy is more importan...
by Stacy Jones
This week while perusing my Facebook new feed, I noticed that a friend of mine had been tagged in a post with almost 50 other people. The woman who tagged him had shared an...
Election underscores importance of coming together
by Stacy Jones
My father was born in 1929, so when Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated in March 1933, he was almost four years old. The country h...
Kindred spirits leave footprints on our hearts
by Lora Ann Huff
Once in a while people cross our paths, leaving a footprint in our minds and hearts that will last as long as we live. Our parents a...
‘Local color’ easily found in cemetery tour characters, stories
by Stacy Jones
In her novel ‘Colony,’ author Anne Rivers Siddons describes the sensuousness of life in the U.S. South: “That sinuous southern life,...
Observations on growing older
by Lora Ann Huff
Suffering from writer’s block, I decided to share some amusing observations I found on growing older. It’s amazing how familiar some...
'Happy trails?' What would Roy and Dale think today?
by Lora Ann Huff
What a contrast! Before sitting down to write, I had been listening to the King of the Cowboys, Roy Rogers, sing “Happy Trails to Yo...
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