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1 injured, 1 arrested following shooting
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth police charged a man with aggravated assault following a shooting earlier in the week. Justino Guerrero, 46, of Walnut, was shot twice in the abdomen around 2 a.m. Monday, said Corinth Police Department Capt. Dell Green. Guerrero is now in stable condition at Magnolia Regional Health Center. Charged with the shooting is Rene Hernandez, 32, of Chambers Street, Corinth. He is in custody w...
Pickup, 18-wheeler wreck slows traffic
Staff photo by Jebb Johnston | Emergency responders check the wreckage of a pickup truck that collided with an 18-wheeler at the Glen crossing about 4:20 p.m. Thursday. Nayoka Roach did not see it happen but was one of the first to come upon the wreck. She said the two occupants of the pickup, a young male and female, were both alert and talking when she went to check on them. The driver of the...
Native son brings flag back home
by Zack Steen
Covered in a black sheet, standing tall and shadowing over the crowded auditorium at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center was the 11th Mississippi Infantry Regimental Flag. More than 155 years later, it had made it back home. Donated to the center by Corinth native Ambassador John Palmer, the flag was once in a California auction house awaiting it’s next owner. “An auctioneer in Los Angele...
Community gathers for Day of Prayer
by Kimberly Shelton
Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet. – Isaiah 58:1A (NIV) It was an awe inspiring vision as hundreds gathered near the steps of the courthouse from 11:45 to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday to pray for Alcorn County, its leaders, citizens, schools, police, clergy and others. "On this occasion, the 65th Annual National Day of Prayer, we come together as one to ask the Lord's ...
Weekend features multiple events
A full slate of events await visitors to Corinth this weekend. The popular Green Market at the Co...
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People of the Crossroads - Rac...
Staff photo by Zack Steen | Oklahoma native Rachel Winters always knew she wanted to be a park ra...
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Boys and Girls Club celebrates...
An event honoring mothers is part of a busy Saturday lineup of events in Corinth. The Boys & Girl...
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Alcorn County inmates create riot
A potentially dangerous situation was quickly brought under control Tuesday night when 30 Alcorn ...
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City bans guns from city park
The accidental discharge of a firearm by a little league coach at Booneville’s city park has led ...
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Welcome Center rolls out red c...
It was a gorgeous, but windy Wednesday as employees and volunteers gathered in celebration of the...
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Officials pave the way for str...
Corinth will see some scattered street paving today through early next week. The work includes so...
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Free outdoor movie among weeke...
A busy weekend in downtown Corinth is set to kickoff Friday night with the return of the free, fa...
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People of the Crossroads: Madd...
Ten-year-old Maddie Potts loves to compete in pageants. Once a very shy child, she entered her fi...
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Locals plan day of prayer obse...
“When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.” – ...
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Students take learning journey...
A journey of learning. A group of North Corinth Christian Academy students climbed onboard for ju...
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Performer 'Freddie Boy' Burns ...
When Freddie Burns died last week at the age of 102, he took several books worth of history with ...
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Sports
MCHS senior wants to be a...
by Jeff York
SELMER, Tenn. — A strong willed child knew what she wanted early in life and, now that she is a teenager, still has her plans laid out for her future. The idea of being a C...
With ban lifted, SEC coac...
by The Associated Press
Southeastern Conference coaches are ready to start participating in the satellite camps their league had wanted to eliminate nationwide. When the NCAA Division I Board of D...
Nyquist draws No. 13 post...
by The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Doug O'Neill was all smiles after early 3-1 favorite Nyquist drew the No. 13 post for the 142nd Kentucky Derby. The number with an unlucky reputation did...
KHS, CHS baseball clubs advance
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn County is guaranteed a spot in the state semifinals. Kossuth and Corinth each came away with wins on Tuesday to advance in to...
CHS girls tied for 5th in first forray
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth High School girls’ golf team made the most of its first appearance in state competition. Fielding a full team for the fi...
Big 12 ponders expansion; AAC on guard
by RALPH D. RUSSO
The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference o...
Deciding games pushed back
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central is in the third round. Corinth and Kossuth will go at it again today to extend their seasons in the Mississippi High ...
Warriors still hopeful to get Curry back

by The Associated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry was expected back on the court for more light shooting Monday to test his sprained right knee, still...
Opinion
Whom to blame for the ris...
by Cal Thomas
Dr. Frankenstein created the monster that bore his name and if Dr. Jekyll had not conducted those experiments in his laboratory, Mr. Hyde would never have emerged to terror...
Why Russia resents us
by Pat Buchanan
Friday, a Russian SU-27 did a barrel roll over a U.S. RC-135 over the Baltic, the second time in two weeks. Also in April, the U.S. destroyer Donald Cook, off Russia's Balt...
What is economic power?
by Thomas Sowell
One of the problems with being a pessimist is that you can never celebrate when you are proven right. If what you want from politicians are quick and easy answers, someone ...
‘Civility’ vs. ‘political correctness’ not best yardstick
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — They are not the same. Never have been. One is truth-centered. The other is not. Early on in his run for the presidency, Do...
Republicans should have adopted Democrats' rules
by Michael Barone
The unexpected successes, forecast by almost no one 12 months ago, of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in winning 40 percent and 42 p...
A little more leg
by Rheta Johnson
It's not enough that this has been one of the strangest years in presidential politics ever when you consider the candidates – a for...
The end of pieties
by Rich Lowry
When the Americans defeated the British at Yorktown, the surrendering British forces supposedly played "The World Turned Upside Down...
Are fantasy sports considered gambling?
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Is everyone who plays fantasy sports a gambler? Of course not, just as not everyone who plays poker or blackjack is a g...
Crossroads
Former teacher, friend le...
by Stacy Jones
I knew my friend and former teacher George Souders for 28 years, since I was 14 years old. Even after knowing someone for so long, sometimes it is hard to capture in words ...
Warren Williams – a value...
by Lora Ann Huff
For many years Warren Williams has been a valuable staple around Corinth. Working as a skilled auto mechanic and garage owner, he has served thousands of folks in our area....
National Library Week bri...
by Cody Daniel, Corinth Librarian
National Library Week at the Corinth Library was a wonderful time to reflect on how libraries transform. Indeed, as I mentioned previously, the national theme for this week...
Are we in dubious times?
by Lora Ann Huff
Lots of people have been saying how bad things are in this day and time and how they fear for their children’s and grandchildren’s f...
Abolitionist Tubman to replace President Jackson on new bill
by Stacy Jones
In the future, “Old Hickory” will be getting a new home. This past Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced tha...
Graham's life is true story of faith
by Lora Ann Huff
Lately I’ve read some interesting things about Evangelist Billy Graham and marveled again at what an amazing spiritual leader he has...
Cronkite was a legend who heralded end of objective journalism
by Stacy Jones
In a 2015 article in the online publication ‘The Age,’ writer Jonathan Holmes stated, “Impartial journalism spells death for modern ...
Bill cloaks problems of poverty, lack of education
by Stacy Jones
This past week Mississippi made the national news after Governor Phil Bryant signed House Bill 1523 into law Tuesday. The bill is al...
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