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City board eyes comprehensive plan process
by Jebb Johnston
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen is taking a second look at entering a comprehensive planning process that would create a roadmap for future development of the city. Last year, the board heard two presentations from the Orion Planning Group but ultimately did not enter the process, which is said to cost around $150,000. During the board’s planning retreat at Pickwick on July 21, Joe Frat...
Pastor looks forward to ministry opportunity
by Steve Beavers
Stephen Ludlam is no stranger to Corinth. The 32-year-old pastor has a strong connection to the city. Ludlam – known as “Lud” by most – is hoping his familiarity with the area will help a pair of churches in their partnership to see people receive salvation. “God brought us here,” said Ludlam, who is married to the former Darrington Lancaster of Corinth. “He has something in the works.” The Amo...
Bike team set for ride
by Steve Beavers
It all starts at Lake Hill Motors for a group of Motoped riders. Members of the BlackOpsIndy Motoped Survival Bike Testing Team will be leaving the Corinth business at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 1 as part of a Trans-America Trail ride. The riders will be performing tactical testing on Motoped Survival Bikes which are specialized motorized mountain bikes, according to SFC Nathaniel York. “The goal i...
Photo presentation to benefit museum
by Zack Steen
Avid local photographer Bill Avery just returned from a 10-day visit to Cuba. Since returning to Corinth, he’s been asked, “why Cuba?” It’s a question he intends to answer during two upcoming photo presentations held inside the Corinth Library auditorium. Set for Tuesday and Thursday at 6:15 p.m., Avery will dive into the reasons he and his wife, Vicki, chose to visit the Caribbean island. “It ...
People of the Crossroads – Dr....
Staff photo by Zack Steen She started teaching music education almost three decades ago at Alcorn...
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Soda shop pops the top off nos...
Offering a swig of nostalgia, Old Time Soda Company is popping the top off the past. Located in t...
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City leaders discuss goals at ...
Goals such as creating a community splash pad and sprucing up the Highway 72 corridor came to the...
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County district anticipates bu...
The Alcorn School District anticipates finishing out the upcoming school year $130,183 to the goo...
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Ribbon cutting set for KES aud...
KOSSUTH – Phase 1 is complete. The Kossuth Elementary School auditorium is ready to be unveiled. ...
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Dance Academy is holding regis...
Twirling and leaping their way into a new season, Turning Pointe Dance Academy is currently accep...
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People of the Crossroads – Mar...
For more than 26 years Martha Parson has worked as office manager for Little Properties, Inc. Dur...
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Back to School: Alcorn Central...
GLEN — High school senior traditions are alive and well in Alcorn County. Biggersville High Schoo...
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Corinth man dies in Hwy. 72 wreck
A Corinth man died in a single-vehicle vehicle crash Thursday afternoon after his truck went down...
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Mississippi sales tax holiday ...
Last-minute back-to-school shopping comes with a break on sales tax for clothing during Friday an...
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Annual School Prayer Walk returns
With the humble faith of a mustard seed, residents will gather in prayer on Saturday. Lifting the...
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KES receives WiFi Internet grant
Kossuth Elementary School may become the first Alcorn County school to offer state-of-the-art wir...
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Sports
Park’s 10U squad earns To...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth/Alcorn County Parks and Recreation Department’s 10U All-Star team didn’t need a lot of time together to collect a fourth-place finish in the Mississippi State C...
NEMCC pitcher earns All-S...
by Blake D. Long
Jessica Boyd continued the streak of first-year Northeast Mississippi Community College pitchers. Boyd was named to the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Coll...
Streb shoots 63, joins Wa...
by The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- Robert Streb became the latest player to shoot 63 in a major, and hardly anyone noticed in a PGA Championship with endless action across Baltusrol on F...
U.S. women's team overwhelms Canada


by The Associated Press
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Diana Taurasi scored 14 points and Elena Delle Donne added 12 to help the U.S. women's basketball team beat Can...
Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA
by The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in wha...
Gordon returns from 80-game suspension


by The Associated Press
MIAMI -- Dee Gordon walked into the Miami Marlins clubhouse four hours before game time and was greeted at his locker by a three-foo...
Panthers look to buck trend, return to SB


by The Associated Press
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Ron Rivera is a student of history, which is why he has been quick to address the elephant in the Carolina Pant...
EMCC to be featured in Netflix documentary


by EMCC Sports Information
SCOOBA – Three-time NJCAA national champion East Mississippi Community College will be featured in an upcoming Netflix documentary s...
Opinion
Trump Jr. tells Neshoba c...
by Sid Salter
PHILADELPHIA – When Ronald Reagan, the erstwhile Hollywood actor and former governor of California came to the Neshoba County Fair in 1980 as the Republican nominee for pre...
Hillary's never-ending re...
by Rich Lowry
If only we could get to know the real Hillary Clinton. Unveiling the Hillary we supposedly don't know has been the perpetual, elusive goal of Clinton's handlers for decades...
Thiel's Republicans depar...
by Star Parker
The primetime airing of remarks of billionaire technology entrepreneur Peter Thiel at the Republican National Convention was no accident. Thiel was given a starring role at...
Will Putin get a Pulitzer?
by Pat Buchanan
Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, a ...
One good week or bust: The Clinton dilemma
by Roger Simon
Hillary Clinton has never felt that lucky. Bill Clinton has always been the lucky one of the pair. If Bill had been the Titanic, the...
As somebody once said
by Rheta Johnson
Another heartfelt and original speech from the Republican National Convention, this one delivered by Donald J. Trump himself. Foursc...
Black votes matter
by Thomas Sowell
Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, give...
What's ‘making America one again' about?
by Michael Barone
"Make America One Again." That was the stated theme of the last night of the Republican National Convention. In the welter of analys...
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Retirement is hard work
by Lora Ann Huff
“Your phone number?” the man in the business office asked; my husband answered the question. “And do you have a work phone?” “No, we’re both retired,” came my husband’s rep...
Approach to First Lady’s ...
by Stacy Jones
Tuesday night America witnessed history. Not only was it the first time that a former president spoke in support of his wife as a presidential candidate, but it also marked...
Focus on the positive asp...
by Lora Ann Huff
The other night I was trying to watch some of the political convention and got so depressed, I started flipping channels and stopped on a program where Kevin Leman was bein...
Political plagiarism denial offers instructional opportunity
by Stacy Jones
This week provided an ideal teaching moment to share with students when school resumes in a couple of weeks. For that tidbit, I can ...
Empty nest leaves room for new adventure
by Lora Ann Huff
Many area parents are getting ready to send kids off to college next month, and if their youngest is “moving out,” they may be getti...
Mississippi Civil War deserter makes for captivating narrative
by Stacy Jones
In the novel ‘Requiem for a Nun,’ Mississippi author William Faulkner wrote, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” Like many...
Bennett and Williams were right about ‘City by the Bay’
by Stacy Jones
Two of my favorite cities in the world are New York and New Orleans. I’ve been to the former three times and to the latter over twen...
May our God always bless, keep America!
by Lora Ann Huff
Last Sunday night I got a call asking me to go to Ramer, Tenn., on Monday morning to watch two of my grandchildren in the Fourth of ...
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