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NEMCC expands fitness program
by Brant Sappington
Northeast Mississippi Community College is ready to take its culture of fitness to the community. The school celebrated phase two of its partnership with the Blue Cross & Blue Shield Foundation of Mississippi Thursday, marking the acceptance of a second more than $300,000 grant from the organization and a continuation of an effort that has made the school a regional leader in fitness and health...
Boys & Girls Club president offers hope
by Bobby J. Smith
Dark clouds are hanging over the youth of America, but the young people at the Boys & Girls Club are providing a silver lining. This was the message delivered by Boys & Girls Club of America President and CEO Jim Clark when he visited Corinth on Thursday. Clark was the guest speaker at the “Commitment to Excellence” reception celebrating 60 years of service to the community by the Boys & Girls ...
R&B star coming to arena
by Zack Steen
The soulful sound of R&B will rock Corinth this weekend. Set for 9 p.m. on Saturday at the Crossroads Arena, the concert will feature platinum-selling singer-songwriter and Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta star Lyfe Jennings. The show will also feature several comedian friends of Jennings. “We are happy to have Lyfe coming to North Mississippi for the first time ever,” said promoter DeWayne Sorrell. “L...
Santa, discounted adoptions highlight event
by Zack Steen
Santa Claus is coming to the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter this weekend. Kris Kringle, portrayed by Sonny Boatman, will be on location at the local animal shelter hearing Christmas wishes from both children and pets on Saturday. Santa is highlighting the shelter’s annual Christmas Open House set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event not only includes photos with Santa, but also discounted adoption ra...
Sheriff: Drivers be cautious a...
South Harper Road motorists encountered a new traffic signal Wednesday morning. The intersection ...
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Angel Tree program adoptions a...
The Corinth Salvation Army is in full swing this holiday season with a revamped Angel Tree progra...
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Christmas Basket Fund still ne...
Donations are still needed for the annual Christmas Basket Fund. The fundraising goal is set at $...
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Holiday parade season begins
Heralding in a joyous holiday season, the city of Iuka and the Pickwick, Tenn. community will kic...
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Author releases companion Puss...
Concluding a project six months in the making, author Robert D. Broughton has released a companio...
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Brady carries county in Suprem...
One of the lowest voter turnouts in county history saw Columbus attorney John Brady carry Alcorn ...
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Pleas draw prison time in arme...
Defendants in an armed robbery case and an auto burglary case will serve time after entering guil...
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Car crashes into cemetery
The late morning peace of Henry Cemetery was disturbed by the crash of a one-car accident on Tues...
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Park plans lighting event
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the park. Park workers were busy Tuesday getting r...
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Firefighters collect toys for ...
Sometimes Santa comes in a sleigh. Sometimes he arrives in a firetruck. The Corinth Fire Departme...
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People of the Crossroads — Ron...
Ron Kouri loves to cook. The Pickwick Landing State Park Marina manager cooks a huge Thanksgiving...
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County supervisors seek infras...
County supervisors across the state are asking legislators to increase funding for roads and brid...
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Sports
What's Happening Around H...
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- with Christmas parades starting this wee...
Local Schedule
Thursday, December 1 Basketball Pine Grove @ Walnut, 6 Falkner @ Thrasher, 6 McNairy Central @ Milan JC Basketball West Kentucky @ Northeast 7:30 Friday, December 2 HS Bask...
Miss State/Ole Miss Seaso...
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 make that choice because I am a Rebel fan....
BB Games Cancelled
Games Cancelled Due to the threat of severe weather last night most schools cancelled their regularly scheduled games and reschedule...
Division 1-3A 2nd Team FB Picks
Division I-3A All-Division FB 2nd Team (Offense) QB Matthew Bobo (SO) Kossuth RB Kendall Guy (SO) Booneville RB Kade Parker (SR) Alc...
Kent's Corner: What I'm Thankful For
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
After a two-week break for the holidays, I’m back with more food for thought from the wonderful world of sports. I hope each and eve...
Plaza Lane League Results 11.28
Here are the latest League Bowling results from Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Monday Night Major: Week of 11/14) Two Odd Couples 34 18 Pl...
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Tuesday, November 29 JC Basketball Arkansas Baptist @ Northeast, 5:30 HS Basketball Biggersville @ Alcorn Central, 6 (WXRZ) Corinth ...
Opinion
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, ...
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 nearing retirement age, the men and wome...
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...
The left's love affair with Fidel Castro
by Cal Thomas
In a statement following the death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, President Obama spoke of "the countless ways in which (Castro) al...
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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