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Wheeler student killed in weekend wreck
by Brant Sappington
A Wheeler High School student was killed and two other teens injured in a crash Saturday evening near Blackland. Prentiss County Coroner Greg Sparks confirmed Wheeler High School student Haley Davis, 17, was killed in the crash. Sheriff Randy Tolar said two other teen girls, ages 14 and 15, were injured when the 17-year-old driver of the vehicle apparently lost control while traveling west on N...
Museum hosting living history event
by Steve Beavers
SHILOH, Tenn. – Larry DeBerry has no plans to leave Shiloh. The 68-year-old has too much Civil War history to share about the place he calls home. DeBerry, whose Shiloh Battlefield Museum contains the only complete set of artillery projectiles used during the Civil War battle at Shiloh, is hosting a Battle of Shiloh Living History event on Saturday and Sunday. The event will be held at the inte...
Board rejects cheerleading pro...
The Corinth School District Board of Trustees rejected a proposal to reduce the size of Corinth H...
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Festival proceeds will be used...
Talented musicians from across the area are pickin' a fight against cancer. Bluegrass musicians w...
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Charity Ball was night of glamour
It was an epic night, filled with glitz and glamour as attendees gathered at The Franklin Courtya...
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Fisher named JA Citizen of the...
Recognized for his lasting contributions to all aspects of life in the Corinth/Alcorn area, Jimmy...
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Volunteers give Interpretive C...
Volunteers helped get the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center ready for spring on Saturday. Six...
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Sports
Lady Aggies pin down title
by H. Lee Smith II
Thirteen proved to be lucky for the Kossuth girls’ bowling team. Kossuth recorded a total pin fall of 2,775 in the Class I State Championship on March 5 at Fannin Lanes in ...
Baseball: Corinth thumps ...
by H. Lee Smith II
Austin McClamroch led an 11-hit attack with three hits, including a triple, as Corinth swept the home-and-home series with Shannon with a 12-1 five-inning decision. Corinth...
Softball: BHS remains per...
by H. Lee Smith II
The run-rule was a walkover. Biggersville drew 14 walks in just four innings on Friday, easing past Tremont 17-2 in Division 1-1A play. The Lady Lions rolled to their four ...
Softball
Wednesday’s Games Biggersville 3, Wheeler 1 Wheeler 000 100 0 -- 1 3 1 Biggersville 010 200 x -- 3 4 2 WP: Ali Settlemires. LP: Tuto...
Notre Dame races by Wichita State
by The Associated Press
CLEVELAND -- Notre Dame's march through March is picking up speed. Demetrius Jackson scored 20 points and the third-seeded Irish dom...
Wisconsin hangs on to beat North Carolina
by The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES -- Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 m...
County trio picks up league wins
by H. Lee Smith II
Two-time defending Class 3A champion Kossuth evened its 1-3A mark at 1-1 with a 7-5 win at Alcorn Central on Tuesday. The final scor...
Central track opens with flourish
by H. Lee Smith II
It took awhile to get the season started, but the Alcorn Central track program got the 2015 season off on the right foot. Or feet, g...
Opinion
Legislature balances budg...
by Nick Bain
As you read this, the 2015 Legislative session may be over. If not, it’s close to sine die, which this year is scheduled for Easter Sunday. Last weekend, conference committ...
Closed meetings can feed ...
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON — One lesson of the Dan Jones fiasco? While government boards in Mississippi can legally meet behind closed doors to discuss many issues, the public can be left dum...
High court decision bolst...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – The most recent action of the U.S. Supreme Court would seem to suggest that Mississippi will conduct our 2015 statewide elections with the state’s voter identi...
Hillary is dead in water
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
She can't announce. Can't raise funds. Can't even face the allegations against her. While her political advisors may be urging her t...
Is the European Union dying?
by Pat Buchanan
As the European Coal and Steel Community of Jean Monnet evolved into the EU, we were told a "United States of Europe" was at hand, m...
A latte with a shot of cowardice
by Roger Simon
Starbucks is such a fat target that you have to be nuts not to take a swing at it. The coffee costs so much that some people call th...
The learning curve of a candidate
by Ben Carson
As we stand about 20 months out from Election Day 2016, I have much to learn in terms of becoming both a better candidate and a bett...
A simple question
by Thomas Sowell
It is amazing how a simple question can cause a complex lie to collapse like a house of cards. The simple question was asked by Bill...
Crossroads
April Fool’s celebrates n...
by Stacy Jones
Wednesday will be a fun day for me. It is my mother’s 83rd birthday. And, of course, it is also April Fool’s Day. I have always loved teasing my mother on that day, the day...
‘The Gunman’ keeps you on...
by Terry Burns
“The Gunman,” R, *****, Sean Penn, Jasmine Trinca, Javier Bardem. Director Pierre Morel, Anton Capital Entertainment, Length 115 minutes. Terrier (Sean Penn) is a sniper, a...
Immigrants
by Lora Ann Huff
Am I the only person who gets tired of hearing people complain about aliens and “illegal” immigrants? Sure, I know some of the immigrants are in America without going throu...
Do Common Core naysayers even know the standards?
by Stacy Jones
Shouldn’t students be required to read complex, challenging texts containing academic language? Shouldn’t the teaching of reading, w...
Zoo trip brings hope spring is near
by Lora Ann Huff
On Wednesday of this week, I enjoyed the Memphis Zoo with our four spring-hungry grandchildren. The only day of “spring break” with ...
Lee’s new novel creates mystery, excitement
by Stacy Jones
One month ago, the literary world was set ablaze with the news that many avid readers would have only dreamed of hearing. For the fi...
Business can be a cutthroat situation
by Terry Burns
Unfinished Business. R. **. Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson, Dave Fraco, Brittan Sear, Ella Anderson. Regency Enterprises. Director Ken ...
Technology has changed interactions regarding weather
by Stacy Jones
As I sit writing on this Wednesday night, Mississippi remains in the throes of a winter storm warning. Of course, I’m inside, warm, ...
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Collin Dildy joined an illustrious group when he bowled a perfect game at Plaza Lanes. / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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