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Drugs, property crimes draw pleas
by Jebb Johnston
Several defendants entered guilty pleas in Alcorn County Circuit Court this week. Sentences handed down by Judge Thomas Gardner III, according to court records, are: • Brandon Wheeler, 33, burglary of a dwelling and possession of methamphetamine — Five years to serve in custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections followed by five years of probation. He must pay restitution. • Barbara E...
Man dies from crash injuries
by L.A. Story
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A Friday evening crash has resulted in the death of a 25-year-old Corinth man. According to an preliminary report from Tishomingo County Sheriff John Dennis Daugherty, Orion Hughey was the name released by Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon as having been killed in a wreck which occurred around 5:30 p.m. Friday evening. The crash happened in a wreck on Old Steel Bridge R...
Search continues for missing teen
by Brant Sappington
The search continues for a Booneville teen missing for almost a month. Angelica Dykes, 17, was last seen on Friday, June 23 in the east Booneville area. Police Chief Michael Ramey said Dykes was seen getting into a vehicle with two individuals. There was no evidence of any foul play. “It appears she got in the vehicle voluntarily,” said Ramey. A community prayer service is set for Sunday at 12:...
Community support FUELS
 Operation Back to School

by L.A. Story
KOSSUTH — School supplies for children can be a financial strain on some families and one area church has made it a mission to help by sponsoring Operation Back to School. Beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at the L.C. Follin Christian Life Center Building (the blue building) in Kossuth, Operation Back to School, part of the FUEL ministry (Forever, Unending, Eternal Love), of Kossuth United...
Career choices: Campers explor...
Mark Rowan of Baldwyn wants to be a music producer when he grows up. Thanks to the lessons he and...
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Officials: New bid process cau...
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors is joining others to express concern about new requirement...
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Latimore, blues artists ready ...
The Crossroads Arena will be reaching down soul deep to “turn up the blues” on Saturday night. J&...
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City board approves several zo...
Corinth aldermen gave approval to several zoning changes Tuesday evening. The meeting of the Boar...
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County, city schools to host o...
More than two dozen orientation and open house meetings are set for the upcoming week as Corinth ...
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Groups to explore Old Tishomin...
Who do you think you are? The genealogical societies in Alcorn, Tishomingo and Prentiss counties ...
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City pursues bond issue for in...
“Infrastructure” is at the top of the list again as the Corinth Board of Aldermen pursues a new g...
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Supervisors see no need to dem...
Alcorn County supervisors are looking to the parks and recreation commission to decide whether th...
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Tishomingo County man shot, br...
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A 25-year-old Tishomingo County man has been charged with aggravated assault ...
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Class makes postcards from the...
A class recently held at the Mississippi State University Extension Service helped teach students...
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Rain delay: 'Jaws' chews way t...
The results are in and although top ranked Joey “Jaws” Chestnut didn’t break any records, he did ...
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Inmate records prison shakedown
An inmate at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility recorded the aftermath of last week...
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Sports
Coming up Sunday
by the Daily Corinthian
Coming up in Sunday’s Daily Corinthian sports pages we’ll wrap up the recently-completed 3-day ‘Kids Clinic’ and Media Day at Shiloh...
'Ask Kent' Feature postponed
by the Daily Corinthian
Due to the resignation of Hugh Freeze at Ole Miss and todays fan reactions story the ‘Ask Kent’ column scheduled for today will run ...
Coming Up Saturday
by the Daily Corinthian
Coming Up Saturday in the Daily Corinthian sports pages ‘Ask Kent’ returns and will center around the question ‘who is the best quar...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, August 10 Corinth will hold an intrasquad scrimmage and ‘Meet The Warriors’ at Warrior Stadium II, 6 pm Friday, August 11 ...
Opinion
Is Iran in our sights now?
by Pat Buchanan
"Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement and appeasement is surrender." Thus does our Churchill, Newt Gingrich, dismiss, in dealin...
Porking out with your money
by Cal Thomas
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to eliminate governmental waste and fraud, just released its "2017 Congressional Pig...
Looking back at the Detro...
by Michael Barone
Fifty years ago this weekend, a deadly urban riot began in Detroit. It started around 3:30 a.m., when police arrested 85 patrons of a blind pig -- an illegal after-hours ba...
The party of bad faith?
by Rich Lowry
If the Republican attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare ultimately fails, it will be a lesson in the wages of political bad faith....
Collusion charges cut both ways
by Larry Elder
During President Bill Clinton's 1996 campaign for re-election, several individuals allegedly worked on behalf of the Chinese governm...
Wicker calls for action on nominees
by Sen. Roger Wicker
I welcome the recent announcement that the Senate will remain in session during the August weeks traditionally dedicated to state wo...
Liberal values are bankrupting us
by Star Parker
Recently, Gallup published the results of its annual Values and Beliefs poll. The headline of the report speaks for itself: "America...
The real crimes of Russiagate
by Pat Buchanan
For a year, the big question of Russiagate has boiled down to this: Did Donald Trump's campaign collude with the Russians in hacking...
Crossroads
Beloved poem encourages f...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular poem jumped out at me because the words s...
Sometimes you just have t...
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’re pulling a 16’ livestock trailer and yo...
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. ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
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 writ...
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...
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