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Facing budget cuts, city schools will reduce staff
by Jebb Johnston
The Corinth School District will trim an unspecified number of staff members for the 2017-2018 school year as a result of state budget cuts and possible federal cuts. The board of trustees approved personnel in a special meeting on Tuesday for the three campuses and central office for 2017-2018. “When we’re facing these types of cuts, you’ve got to look at where you can cut costs,” Superintende...
Rebel Road Trip rolls through
by Zack Steen
Hundreds of Rebel faithful gathered Monday night as the Rebel Road Trip rolled into Corinth. It was the group’s fourth stop on their sixth annual tour presented by BancorpSouth. Corinth has been featured every year, with a stop hosted by the local TriState Rebel Club, since the University of Mississippi began the town hall style meetings. In town was head football Coach Hugh Freeze, Athletics D...
Sheriff's office hosts drug take back day
by Mark Boehler
Have any expired prescription drugs lying around the house? Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell has the answer on how to properly dispose of them. As part of the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, the Alcorn County Sheriff's Office will be a site where people can dispose of out-of-date prescription drugs. "We will be in front of the sheriff's office from 10 a.m. t...
Relay for Life ready with weather backup plan
by L.A. Story
Even bad weather will not deter warriors who want to battle cancer. Alcorn County Relay for Life event chair Lanell Coln announced that there will be a backup location in the case of inclement weather — The Boys and Girls Club of Corinth, located at 511 Clark Street. If the weather stays good, then the Relay For Life is scheduled for Friday beginning at 6 p.m. at the Crossroads Regional Park (c...
Home and garden show returns
The blooming spring colors of the gardens at the Frazier home will be one of the centerpieces of ...
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Junior leadership hosts day of...
Fresh air and outdoor fun is what the children of the community can expect this Saturday at Bisho...
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Citizens can help shape town's...
Corinth residents can help shape the city’s path for the next couple of decades as the Envision C...
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Prentiss County reports no maj...
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Two more tornado warnings were issued Saturday afternoon, the first for Prentiss ...
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Walk for Life —Prayers: 'Here ...
It appears prayers were answered when a break in the clouds allowed the sun to peek through for t...
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Corinth native earns education...
As a young girl she often “played school” with her Barbie dolls. Soon she would follow in her mot...
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Talking education: Superintend...
While Corinth schools continue to roll out innovative ways to prepare students for the future, th...
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Farmington hosts relic hunt se...
FARMINGTON — Success breeds success. At least that is what the mayor and the City of Farmington b...
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Large crowd enjoys Spring Flin...
A long line formed early awaiting the 2017 Spring Fling Connector Event and event organizer Tom C...
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Man dies in wreck in Corinth
A 29-year-old Corinth man was killed in the early morning hours on Friday in a one-vehicle traffi...
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Skeletal remains identified
DNA results from the Mississippi Crime Lab have identified the skeletal remains found in a wooded...
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Color run promotes awareness f...
The color will soon fly again. The annual Austin’s Shoes Reconnect 4 Autism Color Run 5K returns ...
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Sports
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Kossuth High School will host a 3-man scramble team draw benefit tournament at Whispering Pines golf course on April 29. The cost is $40 with cart included and includes tw...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Tuesday, April 25) HS Baseball (1A Playoffs) Biggersville 12 Simmons 11 SHS 001 016 3 - 11 BHS 400 000 8 - 12 (WP) Quinton Knight (LP) Rounds; Multiple Hits: (BHS) Will Da...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, April 27 HS Tennis (Team Playoff’s) MSMS vs Alcorn Central @ Corinth City Park, TBA HS Softball Playoffs (3A Round Two) Ya...
Plaza Lanes Bowling League Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest league bowling results for Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Monday Night Major: Week of 04/17) Hughes Outdoor & Marina 5...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Monday, April 24) HS Baseball Class 1A Playoffs/Game 3 Thrasher 8 Shaw 4 SHS 100 020 1 - 4 5 0 THS 001 016 x - 8 8 0 (WP) Easton Bo...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, April 25 HS Baseball (Class 1A Payoffs) Simmons @ Biggersville, 4 *Game 3 to follow if necessary Bolivar @ McNairy Central,...
Opinion
Trumpcare being held up o...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
The House Republican "moderates" are holding up the Trump-Ryan health care bill over an issue that seems substantial but is really trivial. This whole bill is being held up...
It's time to get them bef...
by Cal Thomas
As is almost always the case, signs of trouble preceded the latest shooting in Paris, which left one police officer dead and wounded two bystanders before police killed the...
No one owns science
by Rich Lowry
Science joined the #resistance over the weekend, or so the organizers of the March for Science would have us believe. Thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington, D.C....
How will latest efforts to reform food stamps impact Mississippi?
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE  – One inescapable reality is Mississippi’s status as the poorest state in the union. That reality also makes the utiliza...
Report says Mississippi pension funding too low
by Sid Salter
JACKSON (AP) — A new report says that even if Mississippi's public employee pension system was meeting investment assumptions, gover...
McDaniel plans to ride emotional wave to U.S. Senate
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD  — Why would the name of a state senator from Ellisville be on a professionally created survey seeking voters’ views on natio...
A Trump victory on the border
by Rich Lowry
Donald Trump's saber rattling may or may not deter Kim Jong Un, but it's had an effect south of the border. In the first few months ...
Is democracy in a death spiral?
by Pat Buchanan
"You all start with the premise that democracy is some good. I don't think it's worth a (expletive). Churchill is right. The only th...
Crossroads
Organizing, packing light...
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, of course, with a detailed list of items...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. Keeping those two big items out allowed ...
Beloved hymn has a specia...
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writer to the point of penning the words, so...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
Neighborhood theater operator presides over local movie scene
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie...
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusa...
International Women’s Day grounded in equality for all people
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female...
Loving those vehicle commercials about safety
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you just love Subaru commercials? I don’t own a Subaru, have never even ridden in one – but if I was depending on TV advertise...
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